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FBCCI pushes for organisation-only black money whitening scheme

Dhaka, June 24 -- In a series of discussions on the possibility of legitimising black money, the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry, or, FBCCI, has recommended the controversia... Read More


More than 11,000 Bangladeshis have returned home after Hajj pilgrimage

Dhaka, June 24 -- A total of 11,640 Bangladeshis have returned from Saudi Arabia after completing the Hajj pilgrimage this year. They returned on board 30 return flights from three airlines, according... Read More


PM Hasina urges affluent people to contribute to education

Dhaka, June 24 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called upon the affluent people to contribute to education stipends, saying it will help the government to extend its support to more students. The ... Read More


Hasina pays homage to Bangabandhu on Awami League's 75th founding anniversary

Dhaka, June 23 -- Awami League chief and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has paid tribute to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on the occasion of the 75th founding anniversary of the party. She placed a... Read More


Awami League is the embodiment of struggle, success, and culture, says Quader

Dhaka, June 23 -- The Awami League was created with a dream and a pledge to establish an independent Bangladesh and emerged from that struggle while flying a flag of creation, says the party's General... Read More


BNP chief Khaleda's condition is 'critical', says Fakhrul

Bangladesh, June 22 -- BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir has asked the nation to pray for party chief Khaleda Zia, who he says is in 'critical condition' after her admission to Evercar... Read More


Journalist groups condemn police association statement on corruption reporting

Bangaladesh, June 22 -- Two groups of journalists have slated a statement by the Police Service Association over recent reports on alleged corruption by former senior officers. The Bangladesh Federal... Read More


A tax officer's son is accused of buying a goat with tax money. NBR chairman refuses to comment

Dhaka, June 20 -- National Board of Revenue Chairman Abu Hena Md Rahmatul Munim has refused to comment on the son of an agency official allegedly purchasing an expensive sacrificial goat with tax fund... Read More


A 'laid-back' atmosphere at the Secretariat after Eid holidays

Dhaka, June 19 -- The Secretariat, the nerve centre of Bangladesh's administration, has reopened after a five-day break for the Eid-ul-Azha holidays with lower-than-usual employee attendance. However... Read More


Hajj return flights to start from Thursday

Dhaka, June 19 -- Hajj return flights are set to begin on Thursday and end on Jul 22, the Ministry of Religious Affairs said in its latest bulletin. The first Biman Bangladesh flight bringing Hajj pi... Read More