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Budget set to unfold lofty revenue goal By Other | Last Updated: 7th June, 2018, 00:00

The budget for the 2018-19 fiscal year is set to unveil an ambitious revenue target of Tk 2,96,201 crore (2.96 trillion) for the National Board of Revenue (NBR), expecting a robust 32 percent growth…

Budget set to unfold lofty revenue goal

Govt announces budget today

The government is going to announce a Tk 4.64-lakh crore (4.64 trillion) budget today in an apparent move to woo voters in the next national election by putting less pressure on consumers’ wallets.…


Telstar 18, a ball of WC

The daily sun reviews Telstar 18, an official ball of the FIFA World Cup tournament which will kick off in Russia on June 14. Top sporting brand Adidas has designed this most-technologically…

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Road digging irks city people Road digging irks city people

City dwellers suffer much every day as the unplanned digging and renovation of roads and sewerage lines make most of the streets unusable. Road digging in rainy season has intensified traffic…

Metropolis
Govt urged to rehabilitate Langadu arson victims Govt urged to rehabilitate Langadu arson victims

Speakers at a programme on Wednesday demanded rehabilitation of the victims of the last year’s June 6 arson attack by ‘Bengali settlers’ at Langadu upazila of Rangamati, reports UNB.…

Sun Extra
Drives against militancy, drugs to continue: PM Drives against militancy, drugs to continue: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said the drives against militancy, terrorism and drugs will continue to make Bangladesh free from anti-social elements, reports UNB. “The drives…

Editorial
Soft versus Hard Loan: Risks of Commercial Borrowing Soft versus Hard Loan: Risks of Commercial Borrowing

As students of economics, we read the difference between hard loan and soft loan and were advised that soft loan is always preferable to hard loan. Hard loan is synonymous with commercial borrowing.…

Education
Significance of body language in teaching Significance of body
language in teaching

We establish our communication with others both verbally and non-verbally. When we speak, we use more than just words, we use our hand gestures, facial expressions including eye contact, and other…

Business
Business leaders want policy supports to continue Business leaders want policy supports to continue

Business leaders expect that the government would continue the policy support to export oriented industries by adopting investment friendly policies in the next budget for the fiscal year (2018-19).…

Asia
Najib denies any wrongdoing Najib denies any wrongdoing

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s ousted leader has denied wrongdoing over a $2.4 billion China-backed pipeline deal after the new government said the project was “highly suspicious” and linked…

World
Iran ‘preparing activities’ in case nuclear deal fails Iran ‘preparing activities’ in case nuclear deal fails

VIENNA: Iran said Wednesday it was in “preparatory works” to restart nuclear activities in the event of the failure of the 2015 accord between Iran and world powers, reports AFP. …

Culturetainment
Singer Asif sent to jail in piracy case Singer Asif sent to jail in piracy case

A court in Dhaka on Wednesday sent singer Asif Akbar to jail rejecting both his remand and bail petitions in a case filed by lyricist and composer ShafiqTuhin on charge of music piracy and threatening…

Winner
Messi and Co cancel Israel WC friendly Messi and Co cancel Israel WC friendly

Argentina have called off their World Cup warm-up match with Israel following pressure from Palestinian football officials and international campaign groups, reports Telegraph.co.uk. The friendly…

My Districts
RCC to conserve city’s natural water bodies RCC to conserve city’s natural 
water bodies

RAJSHAHI: Rajshahi City Corporation (RCC) will conserve 16 natural water bodies through bringing those under its jurisdiction to address the adverse impact of climate change, reports BSS. RCC…

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