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Dhaka,  Fri,  01 July 2016
July 1, 2016, 12:31 am
The amount of money deposited by Bangladeshi nationals with the Swiss banks has increased by 10 per cent in 2015, according to the latest data of the central bank of Switzerland. Total funds held by the Bangladeshis with the banks of
July 1, 2016, 12:29 am
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
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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
General Secretary of Bangladesher Samyabadi Dal (M-L) Dilip Barua expressed on Thursday deep concern over the unilateral arbitration initiated by the Philippines for resolving territorial disputes in the South-China Sea. The former minister said the Philippines has violated the agreement with China to resolve the dispute through bilateral negotiations, according to a press release.     Dilip Barua claimed the Philippines government took
Prices of sugar further increased last week, which market insiders attributed to the syndication of giant sugar mills. Vegetables, onion and garlic showed downtrend, while chicken meat prices witnessed hike last week that ended Thursday, according to kitchen market operators Sugar price rose to Tk 68-Tk 72 per kg last week from Tk 65-Tk 67 per kg a week back. The price
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 ...
CHITTAGONG, June 30: A girl was electrocuted at Uttor Bhushi village of Boalkhali upazila of the Chittagong on Thursday. The victim was identified as Shoshi Chokoroborti, 12, a class six student of local High School and daughter of Bishow Nath Chokoroborthi and hailed from Uttor Bhushi village of Boalkhali upazila of the district. Mohammad Salauddin, OC of Boalkhali upazila said the school girl was electrocuted while collecting flowers beside an electric pole of their residence at Uttor Bhushi village under Boalkhali upazila ...

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