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Power consumers to face double burden By Other | Last Updated: 7th June, 2017, 00:00

Power subscribers at different levels may face a double burden next month as power distributors and the finance ministry proposed mobilising over Tk 7,000 crore through raising power tariff and VAT…

Power consumers to face double burden

‘Yunus committed seditious offence’

Nobel laureate Prof Muhammad Yunus has committed seditious offence by plotting a conspiracy against the Bangladesh government and therefore, he is liable to punishment, experts say. Grameen…


Row over excise on bank deposits worthless: Muhith

Finance Minister AMA Muhith on Tuesday termed the ongoing uproar over imposition of excise duty on bank deposits ‘worthless’ and said it was continuation of a long-time practice.


Treatment cost high at pvt hospitals

Charging patients extra fees for nominal services is very  common at most of the private hospitals in the capital. Mamun Ur Rashid, a resident of Banashree area, took his ailing…

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Use of security equipment rises Use of security equipment rises

Use of security equipment has increased in the country due to growing security concern amid the recent stand-offs with militants. According to users of security equipment and its related…

Metropolis
Bring Rangamati arson attackers to justice: AI Bring Rangamati arson attackers to justice: AI

The Amnesty International, a human rights watchdog, has urged the Bangladesh government to bring to justice those responsible for the arson attacks on three hill villages in Langadu upazila of Rangamari…

Sun Extra
World needs ‘revolution’ in mental health care: UN World needs ‘revolution’ in mental health care: UN

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to health Dainius Pûras has called for a sea change in mental health care around the world, reports UNB. He urged states and psychiatrists…

Editorial
Off the Cuff Comments on Budget Off the Cuff Comments on Budget

Local daily newspaperscovered elaborate news for the last two weeks on the expectation of different stakeholders either on exemption or revision on certain crucial issues on the proposed budget for…

Post Loug
Gone to God, but in Spirit He Lives On Gone to God, but in Spirit He Lives On

It is difficult for me to get around the fact that it’s now been three years since the passing of Mahbubul Alam. It seems like only yesterday his sparkling eyes peered over his gold-framed glasses…

Asia
Embrace peace or face consequences Embrace peace or face consequences

KABUL: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani issued an ultimatum to the Taliban Tuesday, warning them to embrace peace or “face consequences” after announcing that the death toll from last week’s…

World
Qatar FM calls for calm as diplomatic crisis deepens Qatar FM calls for calm as diplomatic crisis deepens

DOHA: Qatar’s foreign minister on Tuesday called for dialogue and insisted ties to the US would remain strong despite a diplomatic storm that has seen Saudi Arabia and others cut ties with Doha,…

Culturetainment
An adorable singer Mohammed Abdul Jabbar An adorable singer Mohammed Abdul Jabbar

Bangladesh is a voice of, by and about Bangladesh - aggregating, producing and distributing famed and tuneful Bengali songs to the Bengali community all around the world. Life is a song. Love is the…

Winner
Tamim is priceless for the team: Shakib Tamim is priceless for 
the team: Shakib

Following the washed out game at Oval against Australia on Monday in their second match of ICC Champion Trophy 2017, Bangladesh’s ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan hailed Tamim Iqbal’s batting.…

My Districts
Bumper jute production likely in Rangpur region Bumper jute production likely in Rangpur region

RANGPUR: Farmers of Rangpur region are expecting bumper output of jute as they were provided with jute seed and other agricultural inputs in time by Agricultural Extension Department (DAE), official…

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14 protesters face execution in S Arabia: Amnesty 14 protesters face execution in S Arabia: Amnesty

BEIRUT: Saudi Arabia plans to execute 14 citizens, all Shiites, after a “grossly unfair trial” linked to political protests, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday,…

Business
High duty on tractor hinders modernisation of agriculture High duty on tractor hinders modernisation of agriculture

Government’s initiative to modernise the country’s agriculture with adoption of farm machinery is likely to face an obstruction as the government has proposed various duties on import of…

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