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Dhaka,  Fri,  01 July 2016
July 1, 2016, 10:14 am
  Argentine police searched a number of properties belonging to the family of the former president, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner. The raids, in the province of Santa Cruz, were ordered by a judge during a probe into allegations of corruption and fraud
July 1, 2016, 9:53 am
  A convicted murderer whose case was featured in hugely popular podcast Serial will receive a new trial. Adnan Syed was convicted of murdering his former high school girlfriend, Hae Min Lee, in 2000 in Baltimore. But a judge ruled on Thursday that
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The Jatiya Sangsad (JS) has passed the 'Finance Bill 2016' with several amendments to the budget proposals, including a cut to 0.7 per cent from 1.5 per cent in tax
Private-sector-credit growth crossed 16 per cent in May-the highest in last three and a half years-as sustained political stability encouraged entrepreneurs to borrow more for expanding their businesses, bankers said. Falling trends in interest rates have also contributed to the increase
The government's Child Protection Network programme still virtually remains inoperative even two years after its launch mainly due to non-availability of fund and absence of proper planning. The initiative, which aims to provide the country's underprivileged and street children with shelter, primary education and social security, has hardly yielded any desired outcomes.   A recent field visit to the city's Dholpur area
The Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) has sought waiver from paying advance income tax (AIT) as it has moved to offload 10 per cent more shares of Dhaka Electric Supply Company (DESCO) in the stock market, officials said. According to Section 53M of Income Tax Ordinance, 5.0 per cent AIT has to be paid in case of offloading shares of taxable
KUALA LUMPUR, June 30 (AP): A Malaysian opposition politician who has strongly criticized financial scandals involving Prime Minister Najib Razak was charged with corruption Thursday but vowed to fight on. The prosecution of Lim Guan Eng, chief minister of northern Penang state, has sparked accusations of a witch hunt by the government, which itself faces allegations of massive corruption in a multibillion-dollar scandal involving a state investment fund. His lawyer, Gobind Singh Deo, said Lim was charged with abusing his power by ...
Global technology giant Microsoft would forecast any probable threat and attack to keep Bangladesh's cyber space secure. The government and Microsoft Thursday signed an agreement to this end to cooperate with each other in the field of cyber security. Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) Chairman Dr Shahjahan Mahmood and Microsoft Bangladesh Managing Director Sonia Bashir Kabir put pen on the agreement paper at the conference room of Posts and Telecommunications Division. State Minister for Posts and Telecommunications Tarana Halim was present at the ...
The Dhaka University at its last syndicate meeting with Vice Chancellor Dr AAMS Arefin Siddique in the chair conferred Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree on 36 researchers and Master of Philosophy (M. Phil) degree on another 34 researchers for the year 2016, according to a press release. Meanwhile, the Faculty of Education got its new Dean MZK Rafiqul Islam who was the former Departmental Head and Associate Professor of the Technical Teachers' Training College. A press release issued by the Treasurer of ...
The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Thursday announced a 30-member Bangladesh preliminary national squad for playing against England in the home series, reports UNB. The England Cricket team will arrive in Dhaka on September 30 on a month tour to Bangladesh after six years to play a three-match ODI (Day-Night) and two-match Test series against the Tigers in Dhaka and Chittagong. Selected players have been asked to report to National Team Strength and Conditioning Coach Mario Villavarayen on July 20 at 8:15am ...
The last remaining cast member from 'Gone With The Wind' has been celebrating her 100 birthday in Santa Monica. Olivia de Haviland, 100, is celebrating her birthday on Thursday, June 30th, at the Spitfire Grill at the Santa Monica Airport. The event is being organised by Spring de Haviland, who is "related to Olivia, according to a news agency. -bz   ...
The US State Department is putting al-Qaida's branch in the Indian subcontinent on its list of foreign terrorist groups. Thursday's action bans Americans from engaging in transactions with the group or its leader, Asim Umar, and freezes any assets the group has within US jurisdiction. It also prohibits people from knowingly providing support to the group. Al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahiri formed al-Qaida in the Indian subcontinent in a video address in September 2014. The group claimed responsibility for the September 6, 2014, attack ...
NILPHAMARI, June 30: Benarasi Saree industry of Saidpur Upazila of the district cannot produce a satisfactory production during this year's Eid festival. Monjur Alam, president of Benarasi Saree Weavers Association of Saidpur, said at present there are only 50 people directly engaged in weaving saree here whereas more than 300 people were engaged in the renowned saree making industry in the upazila. He said the industry could not expand and retain its past glory due to scarcity of yarn, shortage of fund, ...

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