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Govt losses Tk 58,000cr revenue a year By Other | Last Updated: 29th April, 2017, 00:00

Many businesses are allegedly abusing the duty-waiver benefits under the bonded warehouses facility, causing huge revenue losses to the government and adversely affecting the local industries.…

Govt losses Tk 58,000cr revenue a year

Security equipment market booms

Growing security concern amid the recent standoffs with militants has heated up the security equipment market as people have started using different security devices for personal security as well as…


Serve people with humane attitude

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday urged judges and lawyers to serve people with a more humane attitude to reduce their sufferings, reports UNB.   “Come forward with the…


Soaring essential prices hit common people

People in low, middle and fixed income brackets are feeling the pinch of a fresh hike in the prices of rice, onion, garlic and other essentials.   Rice became dearer again in the…

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Lack of data to hinder SDG attainment efforts Lack of data to hinder SDG attainment efforts

Even though Bangladesh did well in achieving millennium development goals (MDGs), the country might face a setback at the outset of attaining the SDGs due to lack of sufficient data in monitoring the…

Metropolis
Bangladesh India to work together to promote tourism Bangladesh India to work together to promote tourism

Bangladesh wants to promote the Sundarbans, the world’s largest mangrove and a Unesco world heritage site, working together with India and promote cross-border tourism keeping the environment…

Biz Capital
Businessmen express mixed reactions over turnover, management Businessmen express mixed reactions over turnover, management

The 25th version of month-long Chittagong International Trade Fair (CITF)-2017 that has drawn huge crowd like other occasions will conclude on Monday. Like every year, Chittagong Chamber…

Editorial
Certificate Chasers of Bangladesh Certificate Chasers of Bangladesh

The Higher Secondary (HSC) and equivalent examinations are coming to an end. Approximately 1.2 million students, both boys and girls, are appearing this year’s examination. Of the total 46 per…

Post Loug
Nutraceutical Aspects of Rice: BRRI Perspective Nutraceutical Aspects of
Rice: BRRI Perspective

Some people among us are used to suffer from inferiority complex of taking rice. For their kind information, I have to say that rice is the best food ever we have in our context with respect to the…

Asia
US must cut funding to Pakistan if it doesn’t act on terror: Think tank US must cut funding to Pakistan if it doesn’t act on terror: Think tank

NEW DELHI: The role of the US “will be central” in pressuring Pakistan to rethink “its support to the Taliban’s Quetta Shura and the Haqqani Network”, said the International…

World
‘Major, major’ conflict with North Korea possible: Trump ‘Major, major’ conflict with North Korea possible: Trump

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump has said he would like to solve the North Korea crisis diplomatically, but that a “major, major conflict” was possible, report agencies.

Culturetainment
I’m learning every day from my students: Tanjina Toma I’m learning every day from my students: Tanjina Toma

Tanjina Toma is one of the popular Tagore singers of Bangladesh today, lauded by the young  and the seniors alike. Trained in Chayanaut, Toma has been singing…

Winner
Australia confirm Bangladesh tour in Aug, says Papon Australia confirm Bangladesh tour in Aug, says Papon

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) chairman Nazmul Hasan Papon on Friday said Australia cricket team will visit Bangladesh in August to play the pre-scheduled two-match Test series, which was postponed…

My Districts
Heavy taxation on tobacco products underscored Heavy taxation on tobacco products underscored

RANGPUR: Anti-tobacco activists have stressed on imposing heavy taxation on all tobacco products to discourage consumption of those for saving thousands of human lives annually, reports BSS.

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4 held over kidnapping of Cypriot-Norwegian girl 4 held over kidnapping of Cypriot-Norwegian girl

NICOSIA: A Greek Cypriot court on Friday remanded four men in custody over the kidnapping of a four-year-old girl believed to have been whisked away to breakaway northern Cyprus, police said.  …

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