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Revenue caught in legal web

Revenue caught in legal web
The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has not been able to collect over Tk 9,962 crore of unpaid revenue due to legal complexities, with more than 4,378 cases currently pending before the Supreme Court’s High Court (HC) Division and Appellate Division. Supreme Court (SC) sources said of the Tk 9,962 crore, the country’s four big companies-- British American Tobacco Bangladesh, Grameenphone, Robi and Banglalink --accounted for over 70 percent by way of outstanding tax and VAT payments to the extent of Tk 7,170 crore, currently caught up in legal complexities. Meanwhile, National Board of Revenue (NBR) chairman Md Mosharraf Hossain Bhuiyan at a programme in April said authorities might trim revenue collection target by Tk 30,000 crore…

Act to end atrocities by Israel, OIC tells UNSC

Act to end atrocities by Israel, OIC tells UNSC

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has called on the international community, particularly the UN Security Council, to act in line with its legal and moral obligation to ensure accountability for the unchecked crimes that Israel, the occupying power, is carrying out with impunity, reports…
10 lakh living in hills amid landslide risks

10 lakh living in hills amid landslide risks

CHATTOGRAM: More than 10 lakh people have been living on the slopes of 30 hills in the district amid danger of landslides during monsoon, reports UNB. According to the Divisional Hill Management Committee, these 10 lakh people have been living in the 30 hills in Chattogram city, Sitakunda and Jangal…
Rice research 
needs a boost

Rice research needs a boost

Research on the staple food of the country is unfortunately not advancing along expected lines. According to a report of this newspaper yesterday, only eight experts are presently working at the Hybrid Rice Division of Bangladesh Rice Research Institute’s (BRRI) and the acute shortage of manpower…
The prince turned king

The prince turned king

Some astrologers predicted that the time Karnataka’s newly elected Chief Minister B.S.Yeddyurappa took oath was inauspicious and advised that he choose another time. The  Governor of Karnataka invited BJP’s Yeddyurappa to take oath as chief minister of the state at 9:30 am at Raj Bhavan…
Bangladeshi denim embraces green route

Bangladeshi denim embraces green route

Made in Bangladesh jeans had never been more hip. Denim garment manufacturers in the country are steadily rooting out practises that harm the environment, taking the help of modern technology. Every single piece of denim garment needs water when it's made. "Five years back, we were using 60…
Windsor cheers, waves flags

Windsor cheers, waves flags

WINDSOR: There was silence along the Long Walk in Windsor as thousands of well-wishers listened to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle say their vows—then the crowd erupted into cheers and popped prosecco corks as they were declared husband and wife, reports AFP. Crowds of colourful royal enthusiasts…
Kalyan, Nadia, Niloy in one frame for first time

Kalyan, Nadia, Niloy in one frame for first time

Actors Kalyan Corraya, Niloy Alamgir and model-actress Sallha Khanam Nadia will be seen in one frame for the first time. The trio has acted together for a tele-drama titled ‘Bhalobasa..Chokher Jol’ on the occasion of upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr. Written by journalist Rokib Hossen, the tele-drama…
Sabbir keeps Tigers ahead of Afghans

Sabbir keeps Tigers ahead of Afghans

It may sound palpably ridiculous but the six months ban from the domestic cricket came as a blessing in disguise for Sabbir Rahman as the time out from the cricket gave him the mental and physical space what he badly needed. Sabbir said he got an ample opportunity to work with his fitness and batting…
Cattle ‘haat’ on school ground, students suffer

Cattle ‘haat’ on school ground, students suffer

At least 700 students of the Pachjunia Secondary School, Kalapara, under Patuakhali district are suffering, as a cattle ‘haat’ is held on the school compound. Besides, smell of cattle urine and dung add to the woes of the students. The ‘haat’ is held on Sunday adjacent to Nomorhat…
Students to sit for exams, 
but stick to class boycott

Students to sit for exams, but stick to class boycott

Taking into consideration the holy month of Ramadan and the possibility of occurrence of a session jam, agitating students yesterday announced their decision to postpone their boycott of examinations in all universities and colleges across the country. However, they will continue to boycott classes…
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