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IFC to invest in Bangladeshi start-ups

International Finance Corporation has decided to invest in start-ups in Bangladesh with a view to encouraging innovative ideas. Its regional lead, South Asia-venture capital, Ruchira Shukla on Wednesday told New Age in an interview that she had been visiting the country periodically to keep tabs on ‘the new innovations coming in to market’ and ‘the […]

BNP sought permission for a rally at Suhrawardy Udyan protesting a police raid at Khaleda Zia’s Gulshan office BNP has announced to hold a countrywide protest programme on Thursday as Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) denied permission to the party for a rally at Dhaka’s Suhrawardy Udyan. Party’s Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi made […]

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সুপ্রিমকোর্টও কব্জায় নিতে চায় সরকার : প্রধান বিচারপতি (ভিডিও) অনলাইন ডেস্ক   RTV ২৩ মে ২০১৭, ১১:১৯ নিম্ন আদালতের মতো সুপ্রিমকোর্টও কব্জায় নিতে চায় সরকার। বললেন প্রধান বিচারপতি এস কে সিনহা। আজ (মঙ্গলবার)সংবিধানের ষোড়শ সংশোধনী মামলার শুনানিতে এ কথা বলেন তিনি। প্রধান বিচারপতি বলেন, সুপ্রিম কোর্টকে পঙ্গু করা হচ্ছে। মঙ্গলবার শুনানিতে যুক্তিতর্ক উপস্থাপন করছেন অ্যাটর্নি জেনারেল […]

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Frontline state mortified at anti-terror summit Humiliating the royal way | Ready-to-speak Nawaz not invited to address Riyadh moot | Trump names India among terror victim states, skips Pakistan | Iran bashed at forum May 22, 2017 Salim Bokhari RIYADH – Something has gone terribly wrong. This is the only way one can describe what […]

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Shyamal Kanti Bhakta, a schoolteacher who was forced to do squats holding ears in presence of Jatiya Party lawmaker AKM Salim Osman last year, landed in jail yesterday after a Narayanganj court rejected his bail petition in a bribery case. The court order came a day after Salim Osman secured bail from a Dhaka court […]

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The government is expected to keep larger number of goods and services out of the purview of value-added tax in the new law that is scheduled to take effect from July 1, said revenue officials yesterday. VAT on more than 1,500 products and services may be waived under the VAT and Supplementary Duty Act 2012, […]

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Bangladesh batsman Mahmudullah (L) celebrates with team-mate Mushfiqur Rahim after hitting the winning runs against New Zealand during their tri-nation series match in Dublin on Wednesday. — AFP photo Mushfiqur Rahim and Mahmudullah shared 72 runs in an unbroken sixth wicket stand to help Bangladesh post an emphatic five-wicket win over New Zealand in their […]

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The continued sweltering heat, coupled with frequent power cuts, has thrown the normal life across the country out of gear. It is unlikely to get relief from the heat in the next two days as the chances of rainfall are slim, according to Met office, according to UNB. Many preferred to remain indoors as it […]

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