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Budget for the poor: Muhith By Other | Last Updated: 9th June, 2018, 00:00

Finance Minister AMA Muhith has refuted allegations that the proposed national budget has given special benefits to the rich and tightened grip on the poor. “It’s a simple statement…

Budget for the poor: Muhith

Budget lacks concrete action plan: CPD

Terming the proposed budget for 2018-19 fiscal year an ‘old budget for a young country’, Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) on Friday said it lacks concrete action plan to be implemented,…


Myanmar agrees to take back Rohingyas within 2 years

NEW DELHI: India and Myanmar held a foreign secretary-level meeting in New Delhi on Friday to discuss different issues, including Rohingya repatriation from Bangladesh. Indian Foreign…


Per capita foreign debt now $198

The country’s total foreign debt now stands at $31 billion while per capita foreign debt is $198. This was disclosed on Friday at a post-budget press conference in the capital’s…

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3 more ‘drug traders’ killed in ‘gunfights’ 3 more ‘drug traders’ killed in ‘gunfights’

Three more suspected drug traders were killed in ‘gunfights’ with law enforcers in Thakurgaon, Rangpur and Dinajpur early Friday amid the ongoing countrywide anti-narcotics drive. Of…

Metropolis
Govt plans to replace ECR with EFD Govt plans to replace ECR with EFD

The government has a plan to introduce a more sophisticated electronic fiscal management system instead of conventional electronic cash register (ECR) machine to make VAT collection from shops automated…

Sun Extra
French opposition, media cry foul over ‘fake news’ bill French opposition, media cry foul over ‘fake news’ bill

PARIS: French lawmakers accused the government of attempting to legalise censorship during a stormy debate Friday over a bill designed to fight so-called fake news during election campaigns, reports…

Editorial
Thank You, Honourable Ministers, Secretaries! Thank You, Honourable Ministers, Secretaries!

Thank you for showing everyone how poor you are! We the citizens have burdened you with the responsibility of ensuring well-being for all of us, but in return what you are paid is so little that you…

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Effective Protection of Whale Shark in the Swatch of No Ground Effective Protection of Whale Shark 
in the Swatch of No Ground

The name ‘Whale Shark’ surprises us at the first instance! The Whale with the combination of Shark? People may think that it would be a newly created biological test-tube animal. But No.…

Asia
China, Russia ties always firm China, Russia ties 
always firm

BEIJING: President Xi Jinping hailed China’s ties with Russia as he treated Vladimir Putin to a state visit on Friday to bring the neighbouring giants closer in the face of US diplomatic and…

World
Russia should be part of G7 summit: Trump Russia should be part 
of G7 summit: Trump

US President Donald Trump says Russia should be attending a summit of the G7 group of key industrialised nations, reports BBC.  Russia was expelled in 2014 following its annexation of Crimea,…

Culturetainment
Nipun’s birthday today Nipun’s birthday today

Today is the birthday of Nipun, one of the popular faces of small screen. Her fans, friends, and well-wishers from around the world have sent their congratulatory messages to the actress as she turns…

Winner
England cruise past Costa Rica England cruise past Costa Rica

England manager Gareth Southgate admitted Marcus Rashford had given him a difficult decision to make ahead of the World Cup with a stunning strike in a 2-0 friendly victory over Costa Rica on Thursday.…

My Districts
Call for upholding social harmony to sustain democracy Call for upholding social harmony to sustain democracy

RAJSHAHI: Upholding social and political harmony is very important for institutionalising democracy as well as ensuring good governance everywhere in the society, reports BSS. Responsive and…

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Austria to expel up to 60 imams, shut 7 mosques Austria to expel up to 60 imams, shut 7 mosques

VIENNA: Austria said Friday it could expel up to 60 Turkish-funded imams and their families and shut down seven mosques as part of a crackdown on “political Islam”, triggering fury in Ankara,…

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