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  • 278 kg gold seized in Dhaka airport in last 5 months

    Staff Correspondent: About 7.5 maunds (275.9315kgs) of smuggled gold were recovered from various inbound passengers at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the last five months. Customs Intelligence and law enforcers arrested some people involved, but the godfathers remain untouched and unpunished, sources said. The influx of smuggled gold goes on…

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  • Top business conglomerates of Bangladesh

    Industry Report: Large companies, especially top business conglomerates, hold a strong economic power over the nation. These private business groups address many economic challenges like the issue of export diversification, productivity enhancement, and expansion of industry to create more jobs for the people of Bangladesh. In the 2017-18 fiscal year,…

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  • PM monitoring flood situation

    Staff Correspondent: State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid said the Prime Minister is personally monitoring the flood situation in Sylhet and Sunamganj.The state minister made the announcement in a status on his verified Facebook page yesterday.He said, “We have to temporarily cut off power supply to…

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  • Female bureaucrats of Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent: All major components of the country’s growth and development are being handled by women.The public administration in Bangladesh has 10 female secretaries now, who are working in major policy-making wings, including the Finance Division and the Economic Relations Division (ERD).Despite the fact that Bangladesh features a patriarchal society,…

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  • Plant 3-tree each during monsoon

    PM urges citizens Staff Correspondent: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday called upon the people to join a nationwide campaign of tree plantation during this monsoon to make the country greener.She urged everyone, including members of her Awami League and its associate bodies, to each plant at least three saplings of…

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  • BD RMG prices go up in EU and US

    Industry Desk: Despite the record-high inflation in the USA and the EU – two major apparel export market for Bangladesh readymade garments (RMG) – Bangladesh RMG unit prices against exports have observed a noteworthy growth in the USA and the EU markets during July to May of FY 2022-23.Both the…

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  • Tk 65,000 cr of ADP aims to spend in only 15-day

    65 pc ADP implemented in 11-month Mahfuz Emran: The government has set to spend Tk 65,163 crore in only 15 days of the current financial year, which is 35 percent of the annual development program (ADP). The ministries and agencies of the government have been able to spend 65 percent…

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  • PM credits AL for robust economy

    Staff Correspondent: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said it was because of the Awami League Bangladesh could attain over five percent GDP growth during the pandemic when many developed countries saw negative growth.“We have given budget for FY2022-23, when many developed countries are having negative GDP growth, Bangladesh maintained its…

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  • China keen to strengthen cooperation with BD

    Diplomatic Correspondent: Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister has said Beijing is keen to strengthen cooperation with Dhaka in the field of emergency response to tackle different disasters.He made the remark while sending a condolence message on tragic the fire accident in Shitakunda container depot to his Bangladesh counterpart Dr…

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  • Wahiduddin Mahmud criticizes proposed budget for FY 2023

    Industry Desk: Renowned economist Professor Wahiduddin Mahmud said it is ridiculous that the low-income people have been kept under income tax in black and white avoiding any effective measures to tackle the tax dodging of tens of thousands of middle class and rich people and stop the corruption of the…

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