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NBR misses VAT collection target in first half of FY2018-19

The National Board of Revenue (NBR) office in Dhaka Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune The revenue board has identified several reasons behind missing target The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has collected Tk38,453 crore in VAT, during the first half of the ongoing 2018-19 fiscal year, against a set target of Tk50,025 crore, according to the board’s […]

Dhaka Dynamites’ West Indies spinner Sunil Narine celebrates a wicket during their Bangladesh Premier League match against Chittagong Vikings at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Monday. New Age photo Dhaka Dynamites kept their hopes of regaining the title of Bangladesh Premier League alive when they beat Chittagong Vikings by six wickets in the eliminator match […]

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Can the historic High Court judgement save our rivers? A man rows a boat in the Buriganga river which has been badly polluted due to unabated dumping of garbage and used engine oil from vessels. PHOTO: RASHED SHUMON Md Khalequzzaman The High Court in Bangladesh delivered a historic judgement on February 3, declaring rivers as […]

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Prothom Alo English Desk | Update: 21:56, Feb 04, 2019           High Court A writ was filed with the High Court on Monday seeking its directive to stop private practice by the physicians of government hospitals during their office hours, reports UNB. Five Supreme Court lawyers — Abdus Sattar Palwan, Salah […]

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Three of the five Dhaka North City Corporation mayor candidates are millionaires, according to their affidavits These three are the Awami League’s Md Atiqul Islam, the Nationalist Democratic Movement or NDM’s Bobby Hajjaj and independent candidate Mohammad Abdur Rahim, all businessmen by profession. Despite being a millionaire, readymade garment entrepreneur Atiqul has no car registered […]

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