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Dhaka, Tuesday, 24 January 2017

‘Bangladesh is safe for foreigners’

 

‘Bangladesh is safe for foreigners’
 

Online Desk: Overwhelmed by the hospitality and simplicity of Bangladeshi people, a group of Japanese tourists termed the country as a "dream place" for foreigners, especially senior citizens of developed ... More

Muhith favours 15% VAT again

 

 

Muhith favours 15% VAT again
 
 

Staff Correspondent: Finance Minister AMA Muhith on Tuesday reiterated his opinion regarding imposition of 15 percent Value Added Tax (VAT) on goods and services in the next budget in line ... More

Overloaded truck not to be allowed on highways: Minister

 

Overloaded truck not to be allowed on highways: Minister
 

Staff Correspondent: As goods transport owners and workers enforced a strike demanding the withdrawal of excel load of vehicles, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Tuesday said the government will in ... More

Jute bags use mandatory for more 11 goods

 

Jute bags use mandatory for more 11 goods
 

Staff Correspondent:The use of jute bags has been made mandatory for packaging eleven more essential goods, said a notification issued by Textile and Jute Minister on 21 January. More

PM slams rights orgs for keeping mum

PM slams rights orgs for keeping mum

Staff Correspondent:Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today afternoon came down hard on those human rights organisations that did not raise voice against the killing of ruling AL MP from Gaibandha-1 Manjurul ... More

HC rejects plea against holding office

HC rejects plea against holding office

Staff Correspondent:The High Court (HC) on Tuesday cancelled a writ petition that challenged the legality of holding the office of attorney general by Advocate Mahbubey Alam. The HC bench of Justice ... More

2 cases of bird flu detected in Bangladesh

2 cases of bird flu detected in Bangladesh

Staff Correspondent:Two outbreaks of the highly infectious H5N1 bird in Bangladesh have been found to have bird flu last week, according to reports from the World Organisation for Animal Health ... More

2 Bangladeshi IS suspects arrested in Kuala Lumpur

2 Bangladeshi IS suspects arrested in Kuala Lumpur

Staff Correspondent:At least four people, including two Bangladeshi nationals have been held over their suspected involvement with Islamic State (IS) in Malaysia. The two Bangladeshi suspects were arrested in Kuala Lumpur ... More

Mastermind Rajib makes reportedly ‘confession’

Mastermind Rajib makes reportedly ‘confession’

Staff Correspondent: Jahangir Alam alias Rajib Gandhi, a top Neo- Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh leader and the mastermind of the Gulshan attack, made his reportedly confession before a court on Monday mor Metropolitan ... More

UP chairman Akhi suspended over Nasirnagar attack

UP chairman Akhi suspended over Nasirnagar attack

Staff Correspondent: The LGRD (Local Government and Rural Development) ministry today suspended Haripur union parishad chairman, the prime accused in a case filed in connection with an arson attack on ... More

Burmese army asks for 'time' to solve Rohingya crisis

Burmese army asks for 'time' to solve Rohingya crisis

Online Desk: Myanmar's deputy defense chief on Monday urged the world to give his government "time and space" to solve a crisis involving the Rohingya Muslim minority amid concerns militants ... More

2 suspects remanded over Liton murder

2 suspects remanded over Liton murder

Gaibandha Correspondent: A court in Gaibandha today put two suspects on a three-day remand each in a case filed over the killing of Gaibandha-1 MP Manzurul Islam Liton. The suspects who ... More

Landslide kills 2 in Sylhet

Landslide kills 2 in Sylhet

Staff Correspondent:At least two stone workers were killed and several others were injured as a portion of a hillock made downfall on them while they were lifting stone from Shah ... More

PM blasts media over shooting Gaibandha boy

PM blasts media over shooting Gaibandha boy

Staff Correspondent: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today opened her mouth in media for its role when Awami League lawmaker Manzurul Islam Liton shot a boy in Gaibandha last year. “Actual fact ... More

Arafat Sunny put remand

Arafat Sunny put remand

Staff Correspondent: A Dhaka court on Sunday granted for one day remand on national cricketer Arafat Sunny as a case was filed by a woman under the Information and Communication ... More

‘Stay away from terrorism, militancy and drug’

‘Stay away from terrorism, militancy and drug’

Staff Correspondent: The Prime Minister on Sunday asked all the students to stay away from terrorism, militancy and drug abuse to make themselves as worthy citizens of the country to ... More

Young girl allegedly raped in Habiganj

 

Young girl allegedly raped in Habiganj
 

Habiganj Correspondent: A 16-year-old girl was allegedly gang raped by her boyfriend and his associates at Kagapasa union of Baniyachong upazila in Habiganj on 13 January. More

Former APS of Suronjit, Faruque jailed for 5 years  

Former APS of Suronjit, Faruque jailed for 5 years  

Staff Correspondent: Court sentenced former Railway Minister Sengupta’s APS Omar Faruque Talukder five years in prison in the case of wealth beyond known sources of income. More

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