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Per capita income grows, inequality widening

Per capita income in the country grew rapidly in the past three decades with economic growth, but failed to prevent widening inequality. Economists blamed lack of good governance, widespread corruption and poor institutional capacity for the situation. Talking to New Age, they said that the per capita income in the county grew five folds to […]

Finance minister AMA Muhith on Saturday said the investigation report on reserve heist of the Bangladesh Bank is not being made public as a case is pending with a court in the Philippines. The minister said this while talking to the reporters after attending a seminar on ‘Medical Waste Management’ arranged by Sylhet City Corporation […]

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Bangladesh Nationalist Party has smelt a rat at finance minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith’s remarks that the constitution would be amended repeatedly to restore parliament’s power to impeach Supreme Court judges for ‘incapacity’ and ‘misconduct’. BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi at a news briefing at the central office on Saturday said the finance […]

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They consider Tata engines grossly underrated. If a “Tata human haulier” is capable of carrying double the passenger-load than what they usually do, then why not turn them into minibuses? All it needs is a little improvisation; ingenious indeed! While not lawful, this is an aspect that hardly matters as far as Dhaka streets and […]

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Bangladesh ODI captain Mashrafe bin Mortaza was hospitalised on Saturday morning after blood was noticed with his phlegm, but he has since been released as no major problem was found after the doctors examined his lungs. According to the Bangladesh Cricket Board’s chief physician Debashish Chowdhury there was nothing to worry about and added that […]

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The Malaysian authorities have detained more Bangladeshis in a drive on a market at Jalan Silang in Kuala Lumpur conducted as part of the ongoing crackdown on illegal immigrants. The market is known as ‘Bangla Market’ as it is frequented mostly by Bangladeshi workers living in Kuala Lumpur. A Bangladeshi businessman in the area said […]

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