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Dhaka,  Thu,  01 September 2016
September 1, 2016, 12:42 am
The country's gas distribution companies are expected to make hefty profits this year if their gas price-hike proposal at, what appears to be, an unprecedented level, comes into effect. Without enforcing any hike, the Karnaphuli Gas Distribution Company Limited (KGDCL),
September 1, 2016, 12:41 am
All who hold the existing 11-digit business identification numbers (BIN) have to obtain new registration before next July to fit in the new VAT and Supplementary Duty Act 2012 provisions. The existing BIN will not work after introduction of the new
The agitating tannery workers on Wednesday called for a half-day work abstention on September 04 if their demands including job security, accommodation and medical facilities at Savar tannery state are not met before the deadline. They said they will also arrange processions and rallies on September 01 and September 03 in the city's Hazaribagh area. They announced their programmes at a press conference organised by Tannery Workers Union in cooperation with Bangladesh Labour Welfare Foundation (BLF) held at the National Press Club. The press conference was attended, among others, by the chairman of the BLF Abdus Salam Khan, President of Tannery Workers Union
The central bank's operating profit shrank by over 25 per cent or Tk 2.66 billion in the last fiscal mainly for higher interest expenses for mopping up excess liquidity from the money market. Officials said the Bangladesh Bank's operating profit came
Inspector General of Police (IGP) AKM Shahidul Hoque on Wednesday said some 40 people still remain traceless across the country. The country's police boss made the disclosure after updating the list of missing people at a briefing over the country's current law and order situation at the police headquarters in Dhaka on the day. He said the law enforcement agencies have already been
Local business group Deshbandhu is set to stir up the country's carbonated beverage market as it forays into soft drink business later this year, the company boss said. The company said the civil works for the plant at Palash in Narsingdi has already been completed. The total investment of the plant is estimated to be Tk 1.1 billion.  "We'll launch our products sometime
SEOUL, Aug 31(Reuters): North Korea has executed its vice premier for education and rebuked two high-ranking officials, South Korea said on Wednesday, which, if true, would mark a new series of measures by leader Kim Jong Un to discipline top aides. Kim took power in 2011 after the death of his father, Kim Jong Il, and his consolidation of power has included purges and executions of top officials, South Korean officials have said. South Korea's Unification Ministry spokesman Jeong Joon-hee said the ...
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate smart identity cards launching programme on Friday. Election Commission (EC) sources have said that residents of Dhaka and an area yet to be chosen will be the first recipients of the new cards. The smart citizens’ ID cards will replace the existing laminated ones, according to a news agency. -bz   ...
RAJSHAHI, Aug 31 (BSS): Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology (RUET) is going to launch two new departments to meet up the gradually increasing demands. The new departments - Building Engineering and Construction Management and Material Science and Technology - will be introduced from the current 2016-2017 academic session, a press release of RUET said. Prof Rafiqul Alam Beg, Vice-chancellor of RUET, told the journalists that the new departments will be launched in order to generate competent manpower to face challenges of ...
England smashed a world record-breaking 444-3 in an emphatic 169-run victory over Pakistan on Tuesday night, taking an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match one-day international (ODI) series. Opening batsman Alex Hales hit England’s highest individual ODI score with 171 and Jos Buttler (90 not out) notched England’s fastest ODI half century off only 22 balls. Joe Root (85) and captain Eoin Morgan (57 not out) also joined England's run rampage at Trent Bridge against some sloppy Pakistan bowling and fielding, with ...
Speakers at a programme on Wednesday said despite progress in health sector, coverage is still low for the poor, less educated and rural people though health inequalities between rural and urban areas in the country are smaller than those of income and education. They also said about 130 million people in the South-East Asian countries still lack access to one or more essential health services, while 4.0 per cent of the global population is pushed further into poverty as a result ...
UCWeb, a portfolio company of Alibaba Mobile Business Group, has launched a campaign for its news in-app product “BD Express”
Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) celebrates its 38th founding anniversary across the country today (Thursday) with various programmes, reports UNB. On September 1, 1978, late President Ziaur Rahman founded the party with a 19-point programme to build a self-reliant Bangladesh. BNP and its associated bodies have taken up elaborate programmes, including discussion, hoisting party flag, placing wreaths at the grave of party founder and taking out a colourful procession, to mark the day. As part of the programmes, the party flag will be hoisted ...
BOGRA, Aug 31: Snake gourd (chichinga) cultivation has brought smile on the faces of farmers of the district as they are earning extra income from the last month by selling the vegetable. Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) sources said the growers have cultivated snake gourd on around 300 hectares of land against the target of 250 hectares fixed by the department. The growers are applying modern technology and using high yielding seeds for better production of the vegetable, sources said. Sources said cultivators ...

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