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Overheated onion market: Import duty withdrawn

Bangladesh, Sept. 20 -- The government has withdrawn 5 percent duty on onion import in an effort to cool down the overheated local market following its export ban by India. The decision has been take... Read More


Work sincerely to ensure customers' satisfaction, Nasrul to power sector engineers

Bangladesh, Sept. 20 -- State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid has urged engineers in power sector to work sincerely to ensure customers' satisfaction. "You should always... Read More


Law Minister helps return 'sold' baby to mother in Gaibandha

Bangladesh, Sept. 20 -- Following an intervention from Law Minister Anisul Huq, the Gaibandha district administration on Sunday tracked down the newborn who was sold by the parents to meet the very ex... Read More


BNP worries over 'sudden' onion price hike

Bangladesh, Sept. 20 -- Expressing deep concern over the unusual price hike of onions following a sudden export ban by India, BNP policymakers have demanded the government take necessary steps to keep... Read More


TCB selling onions online at Tk 36/kg

Bangladesh, Sept. 20 -- The Trading Corporation of Bangladesh on Sunday started selling onions at Taka 36 per kg through e-commerce companies to prevent onion price hike while also keeping the essenti... Read More


SC defers Destiny MD's bail petitions hearing

Bangladesh, Sept. 20 -- The Supreme Court on Sunday deferred the hearing of two bail petitions filed by Destiny Group Managing Director Md Rafiqul Amin in two money laundering cases till Thursday. A ... Read More


Attack on UNO: Prime accused Rabiul confesses to guilt

Bangladesh, Sept. 20 -- Prime accused Rabiul Islam has made confessional statement in a case filed in connection with the attack on Ghoraghat upazila nirbahi officer Wahida Khanom and her father. Ema... Read More


Attack on UNO: Key accused Rabiul confesses to guilt

Bangladesh, Sept. 20 -- Rabiul Islam, the prime accused in a case filed over the attack on Dinajpur's Ghoraghat upazila nirbahi officer Wahida Khanom and her father, has made a confessional statement ... Read More


Covid-19 suspicion: 10 cricketers in isolation

Bangladesh, Sept. 20 -- Ahead of the tour of Sri Lanka for three Tests, 16 cricketers started practice at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Sunday instead of 27 as 10 cricketers are put in... Read More


Covid-19: Bangladesh sees 211 deaths in one week

Bangladesh, Sept. 20 -- 19 related deaths on the 38th epidemiological week till Sunday morning. The country, in the meantime, saw 26 more deaths, 1,544 new cases and 2,179 recoveries from Covid-19 in... Read More