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New VAT rate to hit hard businesses, consumers By Staff Correspondent | Last Updated: 12th June, 2017, 00:00

Businesses and consumers will be affected alike if the new VAT law is not implemented properly, speakers said at a roundtable on Sunday. They called for devising a roadmap for implementation…

New VAT rate to hit hard businesses, consumers

Land owners seek PM’s intervention

The people of Bhatara, Joar Sahara and adjoining areas in the capital have sought Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s intervention to ease their sufferings caused by a government move to acquire their…


Tigers all set for semi showdown

An ICC Champions Trophy that has till now been short on fun was revived by a massive shock as tournament favourite Australia's campaign ended with a whimper on Saturday when a rampant England side…

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MPs criticise army-backed caretaker govt MPs criticise
army-backed 
caretaker govt

Treasury bench lawmakers on Sunday bitterly criticised the army-backed caretaker administration for arresting Sheikh Hasina without warrant and its move to minus herself from the politics.

Metropolis
Motivate people against terrorism Motivate people 
against terrorism

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday urged the aleem-ulema of Qawmi madrassas to motivate the mass people against the spread of terrorism to expedite the government’s efforts to eliminate this…

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Interim water supply project for Dhaka, N’ganj Interim water supply project for Dhaka, N’ganj

With the aim of meeting growing demand of safe water in capital and Narayanganj cities, the government has launched an interim water supply project involving Taka 612 crore, reports BSS.

Editorial
Climate Change in Bangladesh: A Human Rights Perspective Climate Change in Bangladesh: 
A Human Rights Perspective

Climate change is a global reality now. Now, several and different manifestations of climate change are being observed in different parts of the world. Climate means the “average weather”…

Scitech
Bangladesh leads SAARC nations in internet access Bangladesh leads SAARC nations in internet access

Bangladesh has advanced significantly in internet connectivity and effectively led major SAARC nations, with nearly 42.0 percent of total population using internet for various purposes, according to…

Asia
Ghani, Sharif agree to ramp up joint fight against terrorism Ghani, Sharif agree to ramp up 
joint fight against terrorism

ASTANA: Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani and Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif this weekend held a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit in…

World
May reaches power deal in battle to cling on May reaches power deal 
in battle to cling on

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May reached an “outline agreement” on Saturday with the ultra-conservative Democratic Unionist Party in order to be able to govern after a humiliating…

Culturetainment
Abdul Gaffar Choudhury: A living legend Abdul Gaffar Choudhury: A living legend

I do not want to return to the country of illiterate soldiers. Whenever I shall return, I shall return to the country as a triumphant man (Ashikhito sepoyder deshey phirey jetey chaina, Jey din phirbo,…

Winner
Pak, SL set for Champions ‘quarter-final’ Pak, SL set for Champions ‘quarter-final’

Pakistan and Sri Lanka head into their concluding group Champions Trophy group match knowing it’s a virtual ‘quarter-final’ after producing two of the tournament’s biggest upsets…

My Districts
Jute production may exceed target in Rajshahi region Jute production may exceed target in Rajshahi region

RAJSHAHI: Officials and farmers concerned are expecting better jute yield as the plants are growing excellent now everywhere in the region including its vast Barind tract this season, reports BSS.…

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First Lady Melania to move into White House soon First Lady Melania to move into White House soon

WASHINGTON: The US first couple has hardly gotten off to a conventional start. Now, after a period spent apart, it’s in for a very public test: life together in the Petri dish that is Washington,…

Business
Power consumers may be deceived by new VAT law Power consumers may be 
deceived by new VAT law

Consumers Association of Bangladesh (CAB) Energy Adviser Prof M. Shamsul Alam feared that consumers might be deceived of their rights with enforcement of the new VAT law which will come into effect…

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