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Bond facility misuse puts paper industry in jeopardy By Other | Last Updated: 13th March, 2019, 00:00

Misuse of bonded warehouse facility by unscrupulous paper importers is depriving the government of billions of taka in revenue every year and has exposed bona fide entrepreneurs in the sector to great…

Bond facility misuse puts paper industry 
in jeopardy

DUCSU polls spring historical surprise

The much sought-after election to the Dhaka University Central Students’ Union (DUCSU) is over amid some ventilation of anger by young student activists, but it sprung an historical surprise…


Boeing fears grow globaly

ADDIS ABABA/PARIS: Britain, Germany, France, Turkey, Ireland, Iceland, Norway, Singapore, Australia, Malaysia and Oman joined a growing wave of suspensions of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft on Tuesday as…


Robberies on highways rise

Incidents of highway robbery are occurring frequently, shattering the sense of security among the travellers. Sources said highways have turned a safe haven for criminals where the incidents…

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Industrialists seek 10-year forecast for gas tariff hike Industrialists seek 10-year
forecast for gas tariff hike

Industrialists have urged Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) to provide them with the next 10-year forecast for hikes in natural gas tariff. “Provide us with the next forecast…

Metropolis
Govt working to enhance firefighters’ ability Govt working to enhance
firefighters’ ability

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal on Tuesday said the government is working to increase the ability of Fire Service and Civil Defense (FSCD). The minister said this while speaking the final…

Biz Capital
CCC begins drive to address nagging water logging CCC begins drive to address
nagging water logging

Chattogram City Corporation (CCC) has taken a special ‘crash programme’ to reduce the long-drawn water logging problem in the upcoming rainy season in the port city. Sources said…

Editorial
Recent Elections in Urban and Local Government Bodies: Some Reflections Recent Elections in Urban and Local 
Government Bodies: Some Reflections

The significance of an election in a democracy is mammoth as it is the only means through which the voters choose their representatives for running the administration for a stipulated time period.…

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Hajj Management by Saudi Authorities Hajj Management by 
Saudi Authorities

The management of Hajj is really a difficult task as almost three million pilgrims from across the world throng some specific holy sites of Islam for a short period of time. But the Kingdom of Saudi…

Business
Tk 7.22bn Sheikh Hasina Nakshipalli gets Ecnec nod Tk 7.22bn Sheikh Hasina Nakshipalli gets Ecnec nod

To encourage the traditional embroidered textiles, the government is going to set up a Nakshipalli at Jamalpur in a bid to provide all facilities to the Nakshi entrepreneurs, handloom and handicraft…

Asia
US opposes incremental denuke of North Korea US opposes incremental denuke of North Korea

WASHINGTON: A top US envoy said Monday Washington’s goal is the complete denuclearization of North Korea by the end of Donald Trump’s first term, insisting it will not settle for incremental…

World
Venezuela parliament declares state of ‘alarm’ over blackout Venezuela parliament declares state of 
‘alarm’ over blackout

CARACAS: Venezuela’s opposition-dominated National Assembly declared a state of “national alarm” Monday over the “general calamity” caused by a blackout that has now lasted…

Culturetainment
Tani Laila lends voice to her mother’s composition Tani Laila lends voice to her mother’s composition

The other day it was announced from Dhurba Music Station that a few singers will render their voices to the compositions of internationally-acclaimed singer Runa Laila. And one of those singers…

Winner
Kiwis clinch Test series too Kiwis clinch Test series too

New Zealand clinched the three-match Test series against Bangladesh as pace bowler Neil Wagner’s five-wicket haul demolished the visitors by an innings and 12 runs as in the rain-shortened second…

My Districts
Programmes on Bangabandhu’s 99th birthday in Rangpur Programmes on Bangabandhu’s 99th birthday in Rangpur

RANGPUR: District administration, political parties and socio-cultural organisations have chalked out elaborate programmes to celebrate the 99th birth anniversary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu…

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