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Bangladesh’s tax-free income ceiling lowest in South Asia

Bangladesh’s tax-free income ceiling lowest in South Asia

The tax-free income ceiling of Tk 2.5 lakh in Bangladesh is the lowest in South Asia. In India, the tax-free income limit is INR 2,50,000, which, at the…

Qatar says it won’t ‘surrender’

Qatar yesterday said it will not "surrender" and rejected any interference in its foreign policy, defying its Gulf neighbours in an escalating dispute over its alleged support for extremists, reports AFP. In an interview with AFP, Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani said calls for a change…

4 killed in ‘gunfights’

Four people, including two leaders of two outlawed parties, were killed in separate incidents of gunfights with police and Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in Naogaon, Chuadanga and Rajbari districts early yesterday, reports UNB. In Naogaon, two suspected robbers were killed in a reported gunfight between…

Eid advance train ticket sale begins June 12

Bangladesh Railway will start selling advance train tickets on June 12 on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, reports UNB. Railways Minister M Mazibul Hoque came up with the announcement at a press briefing at Railway Bhaban in the capital yesterday. Tickets for June 21 journeys will be available on June 12…

Fitra fixed at Tk 65

Fitra has been fixed at minimum Tk 65 per head this year, reports UNB. The decision was taken at a meeting of the National Fitra Fixing Committee of Islamic Foundation held at conference room of the Baitul Mukarram National Mosque yesterday morning. Senior Pesh Imam of Baitul Mukarram National Mosque,…

Police press charges against 5 accused

Police in Dhaka yesterday pressed charges against all the five accused in a case filed over the rape of two private university students in a Banani hotel, reports UNB. The five accused are Shafat Ahmed, Nayem Ashraf, Sadman Sakif, Shafat's driver Billal Hossain and his bodyguard Rahmat Ali. Ismat…
Nature’s treasure trove in Bay

Nature’s treasure trove in Bay

The Swatch of No Ground, a canyon or marine valley, located in the Bay of Bengal, is a bewildering treasure trove of minerals and biodiversity. The 173,800…
300,000-year-old Homo Sapiens fossil found

300,000-year-old Homo Sapiens fossil found

Fossils discovered in Morocco are the oldest known remains of Homo sapiens, scientists reported on Wednesday, a finding that rewrites the story of mankind’s…

Trump White House lied, says Comey

Ex-FBI chief James Comey yesterday told Congress that the Trump administration's comments about him and the FBI were "lies plain and simple", reports BBC. Comey told a Senate committee they were wrong to denigrate the agency and its leadership. He was also "confused" by the "shifting…
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