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Dhaka,  Wed,  27 July 2016
July 27, 2016, 12:18 am
The central bank under the changed management unveiled Tuesday its maiden monetary policy for the first half of the current fiscal year cautiously with key policy rates remaining unchanged. However, the policy expects credit to the private sector to go up
July 27, 2016, 12:15 am
The slit-throat body of a young woman was recovered by police Tuesday from city's Jatrabari area. The deceased was identified as Poly Akter, 27, who used to live in a rented house in Dholaipar area, Jatrabari police station Sub Inspector
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Bangladesh Bank governor Fazle Kabir on Tuesday expressed the hope that they will get the whole amount stolen from the central bank’s reserve account with New York Federal Reserve depending
Government's revenue authority will seek cooperation of the deputy commissioners (DCs) at today's (Tuesday) conference in collecting optimum Value Added Tax (VAT) from businesses down to the local level. Collection of VAT at source, package VAT from small businesses, introduction of
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The Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (Rajuk) continued Tuesday its eviction drive in the city's Gulshan 1 area from Road 01 to Road 05 on the second day. It began its drive on Monday to evict illegal commercial establishments.   The mobile court team sealed seven restaurants, one beauty parlour and three offices during the drive. Other authorities snapped utility services to these unauthorised commercial
Export earnings from bicycle dropped significantly in the last fiscal year (FY) with industry insiders attributing the fall to the recent fire incident at a leading maker. Tightened generalised system of preferences (GSP) by the USA and the European Union was also responsible for the drop-off, they said. The bicycle industry received $ 99.15 million in the fiscal 2015-16 against the target
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PHILADELPHIA, July 26 (AP): A glass ceiling is shattering at the Democratic National Convention as Hillary Clinton ascends to the
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The artistic photo-filter app Prisma is now freely available to everyone on Google's Play store for Android owners. The app, which
The government would set up multimedia classrooms at 31,340 educational institutions by providing laptop, multimedia projector, speaker and modem, reports BSS. Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid said this in the Jatiya Sangsad on Tuesday while replying to a question from treasury bench member Tipu Sultan. "The government would also train 520,820 teachers for operating multimedia and modern technology based classrooms," he informed the House. Mr Nahid said the government so far provided ICT equipment (Laptop, multimedia projector, speaker and internet connection) along ...
Africa should be given two more places at the World Cup finals if the tournament is expanded to 40 teams, FIFA chief Gianni Infantino told reporters on a brief trip to Nigeria on Monday, reports Reuters. Infantino repeated his presidential election manifesto pledge to push for the World Cup to grow by eight teams to 40 and wants Africa to get at least two extra slots from 2026. "I believe for the World Cup 2026 -- because the 2018 and 2022 finals ...
The government is going to frame a policy aiming to provide mental health and psychological supports to the disaster-hit people, Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammed Nasim said on Tuesday. He said his government is working very actively to tackle any kind of natural and man- made disasters such as flood, earthquake, cyclone or terrorism.    He also said the government is currently working on making mental health and psychosocial support policy and this workshop's recommendations will help them formulate the policy ...
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The Supreme Court has stayed a High Court order, which barred screening of Indian Bangla film ‘Kelor Kirti’ in Bangladesh
Two newly-elected members of parliament (MP) of Jatiya Sangsad (JS) from Mymensings-1 Jewel Areng and Mymensingh-3 Nazim Uddin Ahmed took oath at the Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban on Tuesday, reports BSS. Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury administered the oath of office to the MPs elected on Awami League ticket. Senior secretary of the Jatiya Sangsad Dr M Abdur Rab moderated the oath taking ceremony. Later, they joined the session and delivered their speeches. Deputy Speaker of the Jatiya Sangsad M Fazley Rabbi Miah, General Secretary ...
RANGPUR, July 26: Cattle farmers at different flood affected areas in the district are worried as severe paucity of fodder has been prevailing in the areas. According to sources many grass fields in the flood affected areas, especially in char areas under Gangachara, Kawnia and Pirgachha upazila  have been inundated by the recent flash flood caused by heavy downpour and onrush of water  from the upstream during last couple of weeks, causing much problem to the cattle owners. People living in Teesta ...

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