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Dhaka,  Fri,  29 July 2016
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July 29, 2016, 3:04 pm
Indian shares edged down on Friday after hitting one-year highs in the previous session, as investors booked profit in banks and financials while disappointing stimulus measures from the Bank of Japan weighed on investor sentiment. The BOJ doubled purchases of ETFs,
July 29, 2016, 2:45 pm
Pope Francis is due to pray at the former death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau in what was Nazi-occupied Poland. He will walk in silence around the concentration and extermination camp where 1.1 million people, mostly Jews, were killed during World War Two. On
The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has prepared its strategic paper and work plan to achieve the tax revenue collection target of Tk 2.03 trillion (2,03,000 crore) set for the fiscal year (FY) 2016-17. Each of the three wings of the NBR--- income tax, customs and value added tax (VAT)--- has prepared their respective action plan for the year to achieve the target, said a press release. The action plans of the wings were presented in a board meeting, held Thursday at the NBR conference room. NBR chairman and senior secretary to the Internal Resources Division (IRD) Md Nojibur Rahman chaired the
The government is on search to handpick chief executive officers (CEOs) for commercial banks with curtailed age limit at 62 which is deemed 'contradictory' to the Bangladesh Bank's existing guidelines. The Banking Regulation and Policy Department of the central bank has
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Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) personnel seized huge quantity of Yaba tablets and arrested one drug peddler from Faridpur district town on Thursday evening. The arrestee was identified as Barek Khan, 42, according to a news agency report. According to RAB sources, acting on secret information a RAB team led by ASP Hafizul Islam nabbed Barek from Laksmipur area of the town and
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The net profit of Singapore Airlines (SIA) has almost tripled in its fiscal first quarter, compared with the same period last year, SIA said in a statement on Thursday. SIA earned 257 million Singapore dollars (190 million US dollars) in the three months to June, up 182 per cent from 91.2 million Singapore dollars (67.6 million US dollars) in the same
The government urged people of Bangladesh to be careful about using free SMS open source software on the Internet. The cautionary alert was issued against the backdrop of spreading rumour of "terrorist attack" in the country using Free SMS Open Source Software by a group of unscrupulous people capitalising on recent attack, said a handout Thursday.     — BSS   ...
Nineteen public universities signed on Thursday an agreement with the University Grants Commission (UGC) for developing a campus network. UGC Secretary Dr Md Khaled and Vice-Chancellors of the universities signed the agreement  at the UGC auditorium.     — UNB ...
CHITTAGONG , July 28 (UNB): Rahmatganj Muslim Friends Society stunned Sheikh Russel Krira Chakra beating them by 2-0 goals in the opening 2nd round match of the JB Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Football at MA Aziz Stadium here on Thursday.   After a barren first half, Rahmatganj midfielder Mehbub Hasan Nayon broke the deadlock in the 76th minute by a quick counter attack deceiving Sheikh Russel goalie Rasel Mahmud Liton by a powerful right footer from the top of the box, ...
GAZIPUR, July 27: Two factories in Gazipur was fined Tk 0.17 million for producing contaminated feed for cattle and operating the factories without necessary documents from the concerned department on Wednesday. A mobile court formed by Gazipur Sadar Upazila Livestock Office fined the owners of the factories after conducting a drive in the Asha Agro Industries Limited in Membar Bari area and Bangladesh Krishi Feed Limited in Noljani area of the district. The mobile court also closed the factories at the ...
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The Supreme Court has stayed a High Court order, which barred screening of Indian Bangla film ‘Kelor Kirti’ in Bangladesh
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BNP, Jamaat public representatives will also be included in committees to fight terrorism, militancy and violence. Public Administration Minister and Awami
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Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) personnel in a drive arrested two youths with country-made arms and bombs from Sarpati village in

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