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  • NBR rolling out e-fiscal devices to check VAT evasion
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Polls must even if BNP boycotts

Polls must even if BNP boycotts
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday asserted that the next parliamentary election would be held in due time, in line with the constitutional guidelines, no matter which party joins or boycotts it. “We can't do anything if any political party decides not to contest the polls. It's solely up to a political party whether it woulds join any election or not,” she said. Hasina, who is also the Awami League (AL) president, was addressing a press conference, organised to intimate the outcome of her just-concluded visit to Italy and Vatican City, at her official residence. In response to a query on the chance of BNP boycotting the next polls without Khaleda Zia, the PM said: “The BNP party chief is in jail in a graft case.…

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Germany, Australia to lift ban soon
Germany, Australia 
to lift ban soon
Following the United Kingdom, Germany and Australia are on the way to lifting the ban soon on direct…

Get ready to hold next polls in free, peaceful manner

Get ready to hold next polls in free, peaceful manner

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday directed the members of Bangladesh Ansar and VDP to remain ready for holding the next elections in a free and peaceful manner, reports BSS from Safipur, Gazipur. "We want the next elections be more peaceful. So every member of the Ansar and VDP will have to…
BCL infightings hurt 9 at CU, RU

BCL infightings hurt 9 at CU, RU

Six activists were injured yesterday in a clash between two rival groups of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) Chittagong University (CU) unit, the student front of the ruling Awami League over silly matter on the campus. The injured were identified as Tamzil Hridoy, a student of political science department,…
Dubious passport trade involving Rohingyas

Dubious passport trade involving Rohingyas

As the fate of Rohingyas living in Bangladesh camps is enveloped in uncertainty due to complications over repatriation plus a general unwillingness to go back to valid perceptions of more oppression, it’s possibly natural that many will try to find a way, legal or illegal, to ensure legitimate…
Dealing with subsidence

Dealing with subsidence

Bangladesh was formed a delta mainly of alluvial deposits and a combination of stronger rocks bordering the south east and north east which were the consequence of tectonic collapse of the Eurasian and Indian plates.  So the soil composition and constituency remains a question respective to strength…
BIWTC incurs annual loss of Tk 7cr

BIWTC incurs annual loss of Tk 7cr

Two newly acquired Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation (BIWTC) vessels Bangali and Madhumati are facing deep losses despite luxurious looks and modern services, revealed by the government watchdog Implementation Monitoring and Evaluation Division (IMED). The IMED in its investigation found…
Russia says ‘no evidence’ it meddled in US election

Russia says ‘no evidence’ it meddled in US election

MOSCOW: Russia’s government yesterday insisted there was no evidence that it meddled in the US elections, after Washington indicted 13 Russians for alleged covert efforts to sway voters, reports AFP. “There are no indications that the Russian government could be involved in this,”…
44th anniversary of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy celebrated

44th anniversary of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy celebrated

Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA), the premier cultural organisation of the country, celebrated its 44th founding anniversary through an elaborated programme on its premises in the capital’s Segun Bagicha area yesterday. The programme began with releasing balloons and performance of a new national…
Tigers’ downhill spiral shocks cricket fraternity

Tigers’ downhill spiral shocks cricket fraternity

When Bangladesh wrapped up another successful home series against Australia in September last year, the country was destined to reach the eternity. But in the space of just less than six months, they found them going downhill spiral because of two successive humiliating series defeat—against South…
No Shaheed Minar at most schools

No Shaheed Minar at most schools

A large number of schools and colleges in Tangail are without Shaheed Minars (martyrs' monuments) on their premises, though they are the symbols of  the historic Language Movement. The Language Movement is an important event in Bangladesh’s national life. The country’s Liberation…
No respite from SSC question leak

No respite from SSC question leak

There seems to be no stopping of leaking of questions of the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) exams even as only four papers are left to be completed. Multiple choice questions (MCQs) of the biology paper were leaked with answers yesterday, one hour before the exam.  The kha-set of MCQs became…
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