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Economists back Bangladesh budget reboot for coronavirus recovery

Dhaka, May 31 -- It should draw up plans for a new financial blueprint to develop the health sector, broaden the tax net and reduce income inequality for the recovery, they suggested. The budget sess... Read More


The Once and Future City

Delhi, May 31 -- Delhi is as much a buried city as one that wilfully layers itself anew. Being the capital of the only continuously alive civilisation in the world, it owes this resurgence to itself, ... Read More


Low-pressure area off Mumbai coast brewing into a cyclonic storm: IMD

India, May 31 -- The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Sunday a low-pressure area building on the country's western coast in the Arabian Sea will develop into a cyclonic storm in the subse... Read More


Kenyans sue Uganda over 'excess water' on L. Victoria

Nairobi, May 31 -- Five Kenyans have sued the Ugandan government for allegedly failing to control floods around the shores of Lake Victoria, resulting in displacement of people and damage to their pro... Read More


NHAI plans to develop Model Stretches in every state

New Delhi, May 31 -- In order to exhibit the model stretches of National Highways as per norms, the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is planning to develop 57 stretches of NH (1,735 km) acr... Read More


Stats Department: Bulk of Malaysian workforce are locals aged between 30 and 39

KUALA LUMPUR, May 31 -- The majority of the Malaysian workforce comprised citizens aged between 30 and 39 across all ethnic groups, the Department of Statistics Malaysia (DOSM) said in an informal sur... Read More


Income tax department issues new ITR forms. What has changed this year

New delhi, May 31 -- Bringing in some key changes in the income tax return forms, the income tax department has now released ITR forms for financial year 2019-20 (Assessment Year 2020-21). In a notifi... Read More


Income tax department issues new ITR forms. What has changed this year?

New delhi, May 31 -- Bringing in some key changes in the income tax return forms, the income tax department has now released ITR forms for financial year 2019-20 (Assessment Year 2020-21). In a notifi... Read More


Govt considers opening more sectors of economy

Pakistan, May 31 -- The National Command and Operations Centre (NCOC) on Saturday sought feedback from the provinces to finalise recommendations for opening some more sectors of economy halted due to ... Read More


Convergence 2020: African thinkers, innovators, researchers discuss continent's future

Nigeria, May 31 -- Some of Africa's innovators, researchers, economists, thinkers and technology experts, on Saturday, held conversations on the collective future of Africa and the roles of individual... Read More