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GDP growth rate hits record high at 7.24pc By Staff Correspondent | Last Updated: 15th May, 2017, 00:00

Growth in Bangladesh’s economic output will hit a historical high at 7.24 percent in the current fiscal year, mainly propelled by a rebound in farm output and exports, and higher investment,…

GDP growth rate hits record high at 7.24pc

Rice prices mark sharp rise

Prices of all varieties of rice have sharply increased during the peak Boro harvest season, triggering worries for the people, particularly from the low and fixed income groups. All varieties,…


SC stays HC verdict on mobile court

The chamber judge of the Supreme Court stayed until May 18 the High Court verdict that invalidated mobile court operation, trial and judgment by the executive magistrates. Judge Hasan…


6 outlets of Apan Jewellers raided, one sealed

Customs Intelligence conducted raids on six showrooms of Apan Jewellers in the capital on Sunday following allegations of duty evasion. A showroom of the jewellers at Suvastu Tower in…

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Focus more on execution of budget: Experts Focus more on 
execution of  
budget: Experts

Economists have stressed giving more focus on  the implementation of the budget as the size of the fiscal layouts has been increasing every year. They noted that revenue collection…

Metropolis
33 businesses fined for consumer rights breach 33 businesses fined for
consumer rights breach

The Directorate of National Consumer Rights Protection (DNCRP) has realised fines amounting to Tk 2.13 lakh from the owners of 33 business establishments in 11 districts across the country for various…

Sun Extra
3 get Ranada Prasad Gold Medal 3 get Ranada Prasad Gold Medal

Three renowned personalities received Danbir Ranada Prasad Memorial Honour and Gold Medal-2017 on Saturday for their outstanding contribution to the development of society. The three…

Editorial
Challenges Before Newly Elected FBCCI Leaders Challenges Before Newly Elected FBCCI Leaders

The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) is the apex trade organisation of the country. It represents all the Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Associations in home and…

Scitech
Upholding Bangladesh in ‘E-Trade for All’ Upholding Bangladesh in ‘E-Trade for All’

United Nation’s global initiative on digital business “E-trade for All” picked up a Bangladeshi as a director of its governing body at 2017-conference held in Switzerland.

Asia
Russia, China worried about rising tensions over N Korea Russia, China worried about rising tensions over N Korea

BEIJING: Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping expressed concern about rising tensions on the Korean peninsula after a North Korean missile test on Sunday, Putin’s…

World
Macron vows to overcome divisions in society Macron vows to overcome divisions in society

PARIS: New French President Emmanuel Macron pledged in his inaugural address on Sunday to work on overcoming divisions in society which had been shown by the presidential election campaign and seek…

Culturetainment
Nazrul Geeti, Rabindra Sangeet soiree enthralls audience Nazrul Geeti, Rabindra Sangeet soiree enthralls audience

Indira Gandhi Culture Centre organised an Evening of Nazrul Geeti by Dr Pradip Kumar Nandi and Rabindra Sangeet by Joyanta Acharjee at Kobi Sufia Kamal Auditorium of   Bangladesh National…

Winner
Abu Haider Rony roars in DPL Abu Haider Rony roars in DPL

Pacer Abu Haider Rony continuously performed well in the ongoing Dhaka Premier League (DPL) cricket. He has already enlisted his name as the highest wicket-taker among the pacers’ where he hammered…

My Districts
Nafco variety paddy to boost food security Nafco variety paddy to boost food security

PANCHAGARH: Speakers at a farmers’ field day here on Sunday said Hybrid Nafco paddy, a newly variety of paddy, would help to boost food security in the country for its bumper production, reports…

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Trump weighs further US troops for Afghanistan Trump weighs further US troops for Afghanistan

WASHINGTON: Hanging in a corridor outside the Pentagon press office, a blow-up of a Time magazine cover shows a weary US soldier drawing deeply on his cigarette. Barbed wire and snowy foothills loom…

Business
ADP size for next FY remains unchanged ADP size for next FY 
remains unchanged

Actual ADP size for the next fiscal year finally remained unchanged at Tk 1,53,331 crore following the meeting of National Economic Council (NEC) on Sunday with a special focus on improving infrastructure.…

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