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Dhaka,  Thu,  30 June 2016
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June 30, 2016, 12:32 pm
British car production rose by 26 per cent year on year in May thanks to particularly strong demand for exports. But the momentum could be halted by a loss of tariff-free access to Europe, an industry body said on Thursday. The country's
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June 30, 2016, 12:21 pm
New Zealand shares rallied on Thursday as global markets begin to recover from Brexit shocks. New Zealand's benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index rallied 1.13 per cent or 76.980 points on Thursday to 6,881.19 as equity markets continued to recover from Britain's vote
The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has surpassed the revised tax revenue collection target by Tk 47.84 billion in the outgoing fiscal year (FY) 2015-16, according to provisional data. NBR collected Tk 1.54 trillion tax revenue in the FY '16, achieving a 14 per cent growth over that of the previous fiscal year. Customs department achieved the highest growth of 17 per cent in revenue collection, followed by VAT 14 per cent, and income tax 12 per cent. The original tax revenue collection target for the fiscal was Tk 1.76 trillion. But the government later revised it to Tk 1.50 trillion, following slow
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Nearly all large US banks have passed the Federal Reserve's annual stress test, with only US operations of Deutsche Bank and Santander failing, according to a news agency. The test is designed to judge whether banks operating in the US can
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Seven fishermen were abducted by forest robbers from the Bay in Patharghata upazila of Barguna district on Wednesday. The kidnapped fishermen are: Billal Hossain, Zafar Mia, Badal Kobiraj, Siraj , Fazlu Mia, Shahjahan and Idris, all hailing from Patharghata upazila, according to a news agency report. Golam Mostafa Chowdhury, president of Barguna District Fisheries Trawler Owners Association, said a group of fishermen
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The dollar took a breather in Asia on Thursday but remained near a 3-1/2-month high against a basket of currencies, while the battered sterling continued to struggle. The dollar index, which tracks the greenback against a basket of six major rivals, edged up 0.1 per cent to 95.836, on track for a monthly loss of 0.1 per cent. While the US currency
WASHINGTON, June 29, (AP): Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump boils down his foreign policy agenda to two words: "America First." For students of US history, that slogan harkens back to the tumultuous presidential election of 1940, when hundreds of thousands of Americans joined the anti-war America First Committee. That isolationist group's primary goal was to keep the United States from joining Britain in the fight against Nazi Germany, which by then had overrun nearly all of Europe. But the committee is ...
A financial crime database used by banks has been "leaked" on to the net. World-Check Risk Screening contains details about people and organisations suspected of being involved in terrorism, organised crime and money laundering, among other offences. Access is supposed to be restricted under European privacy laws. The database's creator, Thomson Reuters, has confirmed an unnamed third-party exposed an "out of date" version online. But it says the material has since been removed. Security researcher Chris Vickery said he discovered the leak. He notified the ...
Speakers at a conference underlined on Wednesday the necessity for raising the number of teachers against the students' ratio and lessening the drop-out rate to ensure quality and time-befitting education at the primary level. They also laid emphasis on practical lessons instead of pushing students towards memorising the text only. The observations were made at the conference organised by the Ministry of Primary and Mass Education at a city hotel which was participated by students, parents, teachers and education managers from all ...
A team of Melbourne scientists has begun a study to discover how much bacteria is living within the city's public transport system. Melbourne, along with Sydney, are two of 58 cities participating in an international study based out of New York, which is aimed at developing an outline of the germs and bacteria found in major cities' public transport systems. In Melbourne, the team will run tests inside and outside trains, trams and buses. In the study already completed in New York's ...
Opposition Leader Raushon Ershad said on Wednesday there is deficit not only in the national budget, but also everywhere, including socio-political ethics and political norms, reports UNB. "We all fall victims to political vendetta, we'll have to come out from this situation. There's deficit everywhere, including education and morality," she told Parliament participating in the discussion on the proposed budget for 2016-17 fiscal. The opposition leader said the social tension cannot be stopped only by the police. "So, we all will have ...
SYLHET, June 29: Services in the district and upazila livestock offices of Sylhet Division are being hampered greatly due to shortage of manpower on different posts for long. According to sources, out of the total of 448 sanctioned posts, 142 posts have long been lying vacant for long in the district and upazila offices. Of them, 46 posts are vacant at Sunamagnj against 124 sanctioned positions. 24 posts are vacant against the total sanctioned posts of 91 in Habiganj and 25 ...

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