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Graft allegations against ex-IGP Benazir: ACC forms probe committee

Dhaka, April 22 -- The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has set up a committee to probe alleged corruption involving former Inspector General of Police (IGP) Benazir Ahmed and his family regarding the... Read More


Bangladesh's Q2 GDP growth slowed to 3.78pc: BBS

Dhaka, April 15 -- A massive fall in industrial production and the US dollar crisis have slowed Bangladesh's economy as its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has expanded at 3.78 per cent rate in the secon... Read More


CSO for judicial inquiry, compensation in Sadarghat launch tragedy

Dhaka, April 15 -- The country's Safer Waterway Implementation Alliance (Nirapad Naupath Bastobayan Jote) Monday demanded a thorough judicial investigation into the Sadarghat launch tragedy on the Eid... Read More


Secondary trading of treasury bills, bonds up by 87 pc in July-Jan

Dhaka, April 12 -- Secondary transactions of the government's fixed-income tradable securities increased by 87 per cent in the first seven months of the current fiscal year (FY24) over the same period... Read More


Grameenphone ensures robust network re-engineering for Eid commutes

Dhaka, April 4 -- Grameenphone is all geared up to ensure uninterrupted connectivity for its customers during the upcoming Ramadan and Eid-ul-Fitr celebrations. With a steadfast commitment to deliver... Read More


ICT trade bodies seek extension of tax exemption until 2031

Dhaka, April 4 -- Leaders of various ICT trade bodies have called for an extension of the sector's current tax exemption period by seven years until 2031, aiming to implement the government's vision o... Read More


KNF men loot bank money at Thanchi

Dhaka, April 3 -- Armed miscreants, suspected to be KNF (Kuki-Chin National Front) members, have raided two branches, one each of Sonali Bank and Krishi Bank, at Thanchi town of the hill district of B... Read More


NBR freezes bank accounts of 31 private universities

Dhaka, March 31 -- The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has frozen the bank accounts of nearly 31 top private universities, claiming unpaid taxes. Tax Zone-11 of the NBR has instructed scheduled bank... Read More


Beximco's zero coupon bonds, REIT rules approved

Dhaka, March 31 -- The country's stock market watchdog has approved Beximco's proposal to issue zero-coupon bonds worth Tk 26.25 billion. At the same meeting, the Bangladesh Securities and Exchange C... Read More


Environment ministry seeks list of buses older than 20 years

Dhaka, March 31 -- The transport authority has been asked to provide a list of public buses with over 20 years' economic life in an effort to control air pollution in Dhaka city, Environment, Forest a... Read More