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Tariff waiver for 97pc exports to China By Other | Last Updated: 20th June, 2020, 00:00

In a significant show of economic diplomacy in South Asia, China has announced tariff exemption for 97 per cent of exports from Bangladesh, effective from July 1. With the announcement made…

Tariff waiver for 97pc
exports to China

Getting bond 
licences gets
tougher Getting bond licences gets tougher

The government has added nine more conditions in the eligibility criteria for the bond licence to prevent the misuse of the tax-free facilities. The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has made…


Foreign fund release up despite corona crisis Foreign fund release up despite corona crisis

In contrast to a slowdown in ADP execution amid the corona crisis, fund release by the development partners marked a rise in the first 11 months of the current fiscal year. Foreign fund disbursement…


Kamal Lohani,

Eng Mosharraf

test positive for

coronavirus Kamal Lohani, Eng Mosharraf test positive for coronavirus

Freedom fighter and eminent cultural personality Kamal Lohani and former LGRD Minister Engineer Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain tested positive for coronavirus. Kamal Lohani admitted at Health and…

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‘Simplify access to SME loans to revive economy’ ‘Simplify access 
to SME loans to 
revive economy’

The government should simplify the process and relax the conditions for credits to small businesses and young entrepreneurs to help overcome the challenges created by corona pandemic, economists opined.…

Metropolis
IOM for improving Rohingya attitudes to Covid-19 healthcare IOM for improving Rohingya attitudes to Covid-19 healthcare

COX’S BAZAR: As the humanitarian community scales up its Covid-19 health response in Cox’s Bazar, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) began visiting Isolation and Treatment…

Editorial
Suddenly the Air Seems to Have Become Heavy Suddenly the Air Seems to Have Become Heavy

From the day COVID-19 (acknowledged as Pandemic by WHO) entered Bangladesh aboard a flight from Italy, nothing seems to have gone right, despite the Prime Minister’s all out effort to put a brake…

Post-logue
Budget for Economic Transition, and Education Sector Budget for Economic Transition, and Education Sector

A tiny virus has made a mess of our economic calculation after taking a heavy toll on the global economy. Here I am referring to the coronavirus that has triggered a worldwide pandemic. As a consequence,…

Asia
India corona toll hits 12,573 India corona toll 
hits 12,573

New Delhi: India on Friday saw another record spike of 13,586 new COVID-19 cases in a single-day, pushing the tally to 3,80,532, while the death toll rose to 12,573 with 336 new fatalities, according…

World
EU wrestles with virus rescue plan EU wrestles with virus rescue plan

BRUSSELS: EU leaders on Friday debated a giant post-coronavirus recovery plan as China raced to prevent a second wave that it said may have originally come from Europe, reports AFP. The disease…

Culturetainment
IIUSFF observes World Refugee Day IIUSFF observes World Refugee Day

Dhaka University Film Society (DUFS), in collaboration with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), has organised the 12th International Inter University Short Film Festival (IIUSFF).…

Winner
Refereeing is an emerging profession: Jaya Chakma Refereeing is an emerging profession: Jaya Chakma

According to Bangladesh Football Referee’s Association (BFRA), some 250 local referees including 15 women have been actively refereeing in Bangladesh. Among them, only 35 are able to officiate…

My Districts
46pc corona patients recover in Rangpur division 46pc corona

patients recover in Rangpur division

RANGPUR: Over 46 percent of coronavirus (Covid-19) patients have already recovered as the number of new positive cases continues rising amid limited scale community transmission of the virus in Rangpur…

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