Monday, September 21, 2015



The government has raised the regulatory duty on rice imports to 25 percent from existing 3 percent and

Victims shy to charge rapists

Rape victims across the country hesitate to bring charges because of the existing culture of impunity, moral degradation

'Transparent admin can take country forward'

International Relation Affairs Adviser to the Prime Minister Professor Dr Gowher Rizvi yesterday said a transparent and accountable administrative

Call for waking up to tackle terrorism

Some recent developments show that China is frustrated with Pakistan over Pakistan's use of terror masterminds as strategic

Six killed in Indonesia post-polls violence

Six people have been killed and 200 injured during mass rallies in Jakarta against the re-election of Indonesian

'Defaulters pampered while farmers ignored'

Dr Reza Kibria, General Secretary of Gono Forum, has said that the government pampers the loan defaulters paying

India polls results today

The results of the elections to Lok Sabha, the lower house of parliament, in India are going to

ACC govt's deadly weapon to suppress oppn: BNP

Taking a swipe at the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) for its 'inaction' over the reported corruption in the housing

India launches surveillance satellite

In a pre-dawn launch on Wednesday, Indian space agency ISRO scripted history by successfully launching earth observation satellite

Charity in Ramadan

Ramadan- the holy month of fasting teaches the humans about charity, generosity, kindness, and greatness. Without wasting anything,

Rooppur plant exec engineer withdrawn

Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant or RNPP Executive Engineer Masudul Alam has been withdrawn over allegations of unusual expenditure

Shakib reclaims top all-rounder title

Bangladesh iconic all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan will go into the World Cup with a huge boost as Shakib

HC halts loan rescheduling

The High Court (HC) has put on hold until June 24 a Bangladesh Bank circular that allows the

Cracks in China- Pakistan ties over terrorism

The recent abandonment of Pulwama mastermind Masood Azhar by China is being seen as a symptom of the

Farmers are looking to you

One of my favorite pop songs is "Looking to your eyes" by Bryan Adams. It's a love song.

Central bank to withdraw observers from banks

Bangladesh Bank (BB) is going to withdraw its observers from the commercial banks. Economists have said that this

SC clarifies circular against reporting on under-trial cases

The Supreme Court (SC) yesterday issued a new circular, clarifying its position on the much-talked-about notice it had issued

BNP to challenge in court

BNP standing committee member Moudud Ahmed has said they will soon move the Supreme Court challenging the government's

SEC toughens rules on minimum shares

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has toughened the rules on minimum shares held by sponsors and directors of

Exit polls just to discourage you: Priyanka Gandhi

A day after exit polls predicted a sweeping victory for the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in the

Farmer commits suicide in Pabna

A farmer named Selim Hossain (45) has reportedly committed suicide by strangulating himself at Bhangura upazila under Pabna

Nafl worship in Ramadan

The worships that are not mandatory to the slaves by Allah, but if the slaves perform these worships,

Christchurch attacker charged with terrorism

The man accused of shooting dead 51 Muslim worshippers, including five Bangladeshis, in the Christchurch mosque attacks was

US eases restrictions on Huawei

The US government has temporarily eased trade restrictions imposed last week on China's Huawei, a move aimed at minimising

SC to clarify its instruction to media, says Minister

Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Anisul Huq yesterday said Supreme Court (SC) administration will soon give a

Sonali Bank trapped by its MD!

Sonali Bank Limited has been the largest bank of Bangladesh since the country's birth. It is the backbone

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