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Dhaka,  Mon,  25 July 2016
July 25, 2016, 12:35 am
India has requested Dhaka to allow duty-free export of their non-alloy steel billet to Bangladesh through a reversal of the recently levied regulatory duty and value added tax (VAT) on the item. To back up their desire, the Indian High Commission
July 25, 2016, 12:33 am
The Bangladesh Railway has taken a move to construct two separate rail bridges over the Meghna and the Meghna-Gumti rivers. The new move was taken as a technical committee has ruled out the possibility of establishing rail-cum-road bridges over the rivers
The fourth Bangladesh Summit on Sustainable Development began in Dhaka on Sunday to review the implementation and monitoring process of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The two-day summit is jointly organised by Secretariat of Global Citizens' Forum on Sustainable Development (GCFSD) and Palli Karma Sahayak Foundation. The theme of this year’s summit is "Implementation and Monitoring the Sustainable Development Goals". The summit, which is being held at PKSF auditorium in the city has seven plenary sessions to discuss the issues including poverty, healthy, education, public safety, climate change and safe water. Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu inaugurated the Summit while economist and PKSF Chairman
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Deposit and investment of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited stood at Tk650,000 million and Tk570,000 million respectively till June 30 last which are 50,000 million and 60,000 million higher than the figure one year ago. The bank’s foreign exchange business stood at
A technical committee has been formed to resolve a number of conflicts that have surfaced in implementing the road and rail development projects to establish connectivity with the Padma Bridge. Bangladesh Railway (BR) and Roads and Highways Department (RHD) are facing the problems in implementing two major projects - Padma Bridge Railway Connectivity Project and Dhaka-Mawa Four-Lane Project - for crossing
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Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company has moved a proposal seeking an average 95.09 percent increase in gas price for its consumers. The company has also planned to increase its revenue collection by more than double. Titas Gas, the largest gas distribution company having 62 per cent market share with about 1.9 million customers mostly in Dhaka and Mymensingh regions, has submitted
BASTROP, July 24 (AP): A shooting at a Texas apartment complex on Saturday evening left four people dead including the suspected shooter, police said. Bastrop Police Det. Vicky Steffanic said at a news briefing that the dead included one man, two women and a child following the shooting at the Arbors of Bastrop Apartments in Bastrop. Another child was taken to Dell Children's Medical Center with injuries that were not life threatening, she said. Police said at a news briefing that the dead ...
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The Indian airforce (IAF) plane, which went missing with 29 people abroad on Friday, could not be traced more than
Pakistan's first innings went from bad to worse on the third morning on Sunday at Old Trafford. The victors at Lord's were given a going over 200 miles further north in Manchester, losing four wickets in a rain-interrupted morning to enter lunch at 119 for 8, still 470 behind, reports ESPNCricinfo. Such was Pakistan's inability to cope with a hostile England pace attack that an innings defeat within three days could not entirely be ruled out. All four England quicks took ...
Both the time of Dengue fever outbreak and the disease pattern have changed this year as more patients are coming to hospitals with complications from the previously semi-urban areas, experts said. They attributed the epidemiological change to rapid urbanisation which contributes to breeding opportunities for Aedes Aegypti mosquito, the main vector in Bangladesh. Despite creation of much awareness about the disease, the change in the disease pattern has raised the risk for complications within a short period of infection now. Mere media reporting ...
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The premier of noted actor Ferdous Ahmed’s new film 'Shewla' was held in the Dhaka Regency Celebration Hall on Sunday. Information
BOGRA, July 24 (UNB): Local unit of BNP called on  Sunday a half day hartal in the district for today (Monday) protesting party's senior vice-chairman Tarique Rahman's conviction in a money-laundering case. The shutdown will remain in force from 6:00 am to 12:00 pm. Saiful Islam, president of district unit BNP, came up with the announcement at a press briefing. Earlier on July 21, the High Court (HC) sentenced BNP senior vice-chairman Tarique Rahman to seven years' imprisonment scrapping his acquittal in the ...
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RAJSHAHI, July 24: Due to a favourable weather and covering of more lands, the jute production in the district surpassed

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