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Govt cuts source tax on exports again; RMG exporters to get relief Govt cuts source tax on exports again

From now on, exporters will have to pay Tk 0.25 instead of Tk 0.60 as tax at source for exporting goods worth Tk 100


More heads of government greet Sheikh Hasina More heads of government greet Sheikh Hasina

Cuban President Miguel Diaz in his message expresses his willingness to work together for strengthening relations between the two countries


TIB finds polls irregularities in 47 constituencies TIB finds polls irregularities in 47 constituencies

TIB reports the casting of fraudulent votes at one or more centres of 41 constituencies and ballot stuffing in 33 constituencies


Veteran journalist Amanullah Kabir dies Veteran journalist Amanullah Kabir dies

Veteran journalist Amanullah Kabir has died on the early hour of Wednesday at the age of 71.  …


TIB’s report on election concocted, predetermined: EC TIB’s report on election concocted, predetermined: EC

"As it is TIB's primary report which is supposed to continue for over a month after election, meaning it is their predetermined release," he says


Bangladesh appoints Honorary Consul in Emmeloord Bangladesh appoints Honorary Consul in Emmeloord

Maarten Verbruggen has been associated with Bangladesh over the last 18 years owning to his professional work in the medical sector of Bangladesh


Salman F Rahman appointed PM’s adviser Salman F Rahman appointed PM’s adviser

It said the prime minister has appointed Salman F Rahman as her adviser under 3 (B) (1) of the Rules of Business, 1996


Bangladesh’s role in UN Peacekeeping lauded Bangladesh’s role in UN Peacekeeping lauded

Lacroix recalls his visit to Bangladesh and appreciated Bangladesh’s role in the UN Peacekeeping as a major troops and police contributor


FM seeks effective int’l role in resolving Rohingya crisis FM seeks effective int’l role in resolving Rohingya crisis

Dr AK Abdul Momen makes the remarks while talking to reporters after offering fateha at the shrine of Hazrat Shahjalal (RA)


Joy reappointed as honorary ICT adviser to PM Joy reappointed as honorary ICT adviser to PM

Joy would carry out his duties on the prime minister’s instructions and suggestions


Oikya Front’s demand of re-election unconstitutional: Anisul Oikya Front’s demand of re-election unconstitutional: Anisul

The minister comesup with the opinion while talking to newsmen after attending the reception of outgoing Director of NLASO Md Zafrul Hasan


KOICA to introduce ITS in Bangladesh to improve road safety KOICA to introduce ITS in Bangladesh to improve road safety

The main purpose of this project is to enhancing road safety & improving reliability by introducing ITS to reducing traffic congestion in the highway


Govt failed to rein in overheated rice market, alleges BNP Govt failed to rein in overheated rice market, alleges BNP

Ruhul Kabir Rizvi comes up with the allegation at a press conference at BNP’s Nayapaltan central office


Awami League to contest Upazila polls without alliance: Quader AL to contest Upazila polls without alliance: Quader

The Upazila Parishad elections, coming shortly after the parliamentary polls, will be a test of popularity of the political parties


Quader should apologise in stadium for farce polls: Fakhrul Quader should apologise in stadium for farce polls: Fakhrul

The BNP secretary general comes up with the remarks while talking to reporters after visiting post-election violence victim at DMCH


Czech PM congratulates Hasina Czech PM congratulates Hasina

In a message, the Czech Prime Minister also expressed conviction that the cooperation between the two countries would continue


5 killed as microbus hits roadside tree in Brahmanbaria 5 killed as microbus hits roadside tree in Brahmanbaria

The deceased are Hasan Jamal, 32, Apu Mia, 30, Apu’s 25, Rajin Salehin Liton, 28 and Parash Mia, 25


Nepalese envoy makes farewell call on PM Nepalese envoy makes farewell call on PM

Dr Bhusal thanks the Prime Minister for her government’s support in discharging his duties in Bangladesh


There are no ‘ghost’ cases: Home minister There are no ‘ghost’ cases: Home minister

Asaduzzaman Khan makes the comment at a rally of party activists in Dhanmondi, organised for making the January 19 victory rally a success


Govt committed to overall development of shipping sector: Khalid 'Govt committed to overall development of shipping sector'

The newly appointed minister comes up with the pledges at the conference room of the secretariat


Japan to continue support to Bangladesh’s development Japan to continue support to Bangladesh’s development

Visiting Minister-in-Charge of Economic Revitalization of Japan says this during a courtesy call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her office


Journalist Abu Bakar Chowdhury dies Journalist Abu Bakar Chowdhury dies

Abu Bakar suffered a heart attack early morning and was admitted at Ibne Sina Hospital where he breathed his last around 5:15 am


Tulip delays giving birth for Brexit vote Tulip delays giving birth for Brexit vote

British Labour MP Tulip Siddiq, a niece of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, has delayed giving birth in order to vote on the Brexit deal


Gazipur RMG workers back to work today Gazipur RMG workers back to work today

The RMG workers say that they have welcomed the revised wage structure and looking for immediate implementation of it


Man killed in Thakurgaon road crash

Man killed in Thakurgaon road crash

The deceased has been identified as Danesh Barman, 38, son of Surendranath Barman of Dholarhat village


Rohingya is serious issue, it will get priority: Momen Rohingya is serious issue, it will get priority: Momen

The Foreign Minister says his ministry to make an impact analysis of the crisis from the economic, social and security dimension


Ershad going to Singapore again soon Ershad going to Singapore again soon

Ershad has a plan to go to Singapore on January 18


Bangladesh-India bilateral talks next month in Delhi Bangladesh-India bilateral talks next month in Delhi

Rohingya issue might come up for discussions as well during the meeting


Awami League starts selling nomination forms for reserve seats

AL starts selling nomination forms for reserve seats

All aspirants have been requested to collect nomination papers from the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s Dhanmondi political office from 10 am


PCJSS man shot dead in Khagrachhari PCJSS man shot dead in Khagrachhari

The victim has been identified as Mohon Tripura, 30, an activist of PCJSS (MN-Larma) who recently deserted UPDF


Awami League to distribute nomination forms for reserved seats today AL to distribute nomination forms for reserved seats today

All aspirants have been requested to collect nomination papers from the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s Dhanmondi political office from 10 am


53 held in Jhenaidah anti-drug raid 53 held in Jhenaidah anti-drug raid

The identities of the arrestees could not be known yet


Upazila polls from first week of March: EC Upazila polls from first week of March: EC

The elections will be held in four phases and there will be another phase of elections to those upazila parishads whose tenure will expire later


Moderate to mild cold wave sweeps over parts of country Moderate to mild cold wave sweeps over parts of country

Weather may remain dry with temporary partly cloudy sky over the country


Deal for Payra capital dredging signed Deal for Payra capital dredging signed

Under the project, 40000 deadweight tonnage of bulk carrier with 10.5 meter draft will be able to move in the channel along with turning basin design


ILO welcomes setting of minimum wages for RMG workers ILO welcomes setting of minimum wages for RMG workers

The statement says, “It creates a framework for peaceful and orderly procedures addressing the concerns of workers and employers”


Biman to keep safety hand locks in flights Biman to keep safety hand locks in flights

On January 4, a drunken passenger on a Sylhet-bound flight of Biman misbehaved with other passengers and cabin crew


Dhaka seeks neighbours’ role in solving Rohingya crisis Dhaka seeks neighbours’ role in solving Rohingya crisis

The Foreign Minister thinks the international community did not perform their responsibility properly though Bangladesh showed its generosity


Dr Kamal wants prompt legal action against Hefajat leader Shafi Dr Kamal wants prompt legal action against Shafi

The Gana Forum leader alleged that the Hefajat chief wants to plunge the country and society into darkness through his imaginary edicts

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