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NBR deadlines traders with June 30 to legalise undeclared gold stocks

Previous Next The National Board of Revenue or NBR has slapped traders with a June 30 deadline to declare and legalise their precious metal stocks by Jun 30. The amnesty to legitimise any undocumented gold in their possession by paying a tax of Tk 1000 for each Bhori will not be extended beyond the current […]

Bangladesh all-rounder Sakib al Hasan bats during a training session at the Rose Bowl in Southampton on Sunday. — BCB photo What was initially thought would be an easy game it has now turned out to be a tough challenge for Bangladesh as they face Afghanistan in their seventh match of the World Cup in […]

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How climate change impacts Bangladesh’s forests Md Rashed Chowdhury Dhaka Tribune  June 23rd, 2019 Photo: SYED ZAKIR HOSSAIN Climate vulnerability depends not only on climate change, but also on how we develop Recently, the country experienced several major cyclones (eg Sidr and Aila), indicating that climate change is already impacting Bangladesh, and future effects would […]

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The benefits of learning multiple languages Salehuddin Ahmed Learning languages can open up the world for you. The world is going through dynamic changes, which are occurring at a fast rate. This has caused more business and work opportunities to be available across the world—which could be utilised better by the people in developing countries […]

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Most Democratic Candidates Still Afraid to Criticize Israel’s Violations of Palestinian Rights June 23, 2019 James Zogby Lobelog Elizabeth Warren (Gage Skidmore via Flickr) Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window) Click to […]

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Minister: 6 million people living in extreme poverty Tribune Desk Dhaka Tribune June 23rd, 2019 Planning Minister MA Mannan speaks at a post-budget discussion arranged by the Center for Policy Dialogue (CPD) at Lakeshore Hotel in Dhaka’s Gulshan area on Sunday, June 23, 2019 Rajib Dhar/Dhaka Tribune He added that extreme poverty is on the […]

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Date expired medicines to be destroyed by July 2 Ahmed Alam Dhaka Tribune June 23rd, 2019 File photo of a medicine shop in Dhaka Mahmud Hossain Opu/Dhaka Tribune The manufacturing companies have agreed to collect the date expired medicines from the market by themselves, and destroy those in an environment friendly manner Pharmaceutical manufacturing companies […]

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Question paper leaks: CID charges ring of 125 people, including 87 DU students Md Sanaul Islam Tipu Dhaka Tribune  June 23rd, 2019 File photo: Students from different departments come together at the rally under the banner of ‘Dhaka University Against Question Leak,’ in front of Raju Memorial sculpture on October 21, 2018 Dhaka Tribune The […]

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The Daily Star June 24, 2019 Editorial Monopolising loan defaults The shocking truth about the banking sector The finance minister’s revelation in parliament that half of all the defaulted bank loans in Bangladesh was held by 0.17 percent of borrowers, is simply astonishing. Total bad loans now stand at a whopping Tk 1 lakh crore […]

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The Daily Star  June 24, 2019 Crossing the Mediterranean: Trip doomed from start File photo Masuk Hridoy The motorboat used by traffickers for the journey by sea from the coast of Libya to Europe was barely capable of carrying 35 people. Yet, 75 people, including the 64 Bangladeshis, were crammed on board. The journey began […]

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The Daily Star  June 24, 2019 5 killed in Moulvibazar train crash Over 150 injured At least five people are killed and over 150 injured as an intercity train derails at Baramchal in Kulaura upazila of Moulvibazar tonight, Sunday, June 24, 2019. Photo taken from Traffic Alert/ Facebook Star Online Report At least five people […]

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HC asks BSTI to submit list of milk sellers in Dhaka Prothom Alo English Desk | Prothom Alo Jun 23, 2019             The High Court on Sunday sought a list of milk and curd sellers in the capital, reports UNB. The Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution (BSTI) has been given […]

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