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NBR cells detect Tk 871 crore tax evasion but could realise Tk 16cr

A file photo shows NBR headquarters in Dhaka. Intelligence and investigation cells of field level income tax offices detected tax evasion worth Tk 871 crore in 2,847 cases up to March this year since formation of the cells across the country in early 2017. — New Age photo Intelligence and investigation cells of field level […]

Quota issue from an economic perspective Photo: Rashed Shumon Biru Paksha Paul Truth shall prevail against lies and falsehood. And economic truths are often ruthless. They don’t care for human sentiments or short-term political gains. The issue of quota in public service recruitment is basically an economic one and, despite the lull in student protests […]

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BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakrul Islam Alamgir addresses a press briefing at the party’s Naya Paltan central office on Friday BNP’s Facebook page Fakhrul claimed the current Election Commission had failed to perform its duty as an independent and constitutional body. BNP on Friday expressed fears that the elections to the Sylhet, Rajshahi and Barisal city […]

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Rohingya influx from Myanmar one of the gravest ethno-religious cleansing of recent times: Bangladesh Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali has described the influx of the Rohingyas from Myanmar as “one of the gravest ethno-religious cleansing of recent times”. “The perpetrators of these heinous crimes must be held accountable,” he said, speaking at the first-ever ‘Ministerial […]

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurates Badda U-loop on Saturday, July 28, 2018Focus Bangla ‘The government will renovate all the canals, swamps, rivers, drains and ponds across the country’ Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said initiatives have already been taken to construct underground rail lines, elevated ring roads and waterways around the capital, to ensure better […]

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The Bangladesh team pose for a photo at the end of the 3rd and final ODI match between the West Indies and Bangladesh at Warner Park, Basseterre, St. Kitts, on Saturday. — AFP photo Bangladesh held off a late charge from the West Indies to claim a series-clinching 18-run win in the decisive third and […]

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