- August 20, 2017
As many as 25,000 consumers of Karnaphuli Gas Distribution Company Ltd (KGDCL) demanded they be provided with gas connections without further delays, saying they had deposited the required security money and connection fees nearly three years ago.
International Monetary Fund urged Bangladesh government to be careful so the implementation of new value-added tax law is delayed further, said Finance Minister AMA Muhith.
Finance Minister AMA Muhith said the next fiscal year’s budget outlay could be Tk4,00,000 crore with more investment in the country’s heath and education sectors.
Bangladesh’s apparel industry has to move on with the progress made so far in terms of safety standards to build self-monitoring capacity in course of time.
The government wants to revise the policy on awarding CIP cards as it is a lengthy and cumbersome process.
Rancon Motors Limited – the only authorised general distributor of Mercedes-Benz in Bangladesh – has launched a service week for Mercedes-Benz cars in the city from on Monday.
The low-cost airline SpiceJet from India is going to launch its maiden flight on Dhaka-Kolkata route from March 23 with an introductory one-way fare at Tk4,325.
The 89th Academy Awards saw a lot of firsts this year – the most diverse Oscars ever, the first Muslim actor to win (Mahershala Ali picked up a gold statuette for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his role in Moonlight), the youngest director to win (Damien Chazelle for La La Land), first Oscars where the focus of all the speeches and jokes was on the US president and not so much the films etc.
The bill drew criticism from various quarters for allowing child marriage in the name of ‘special cases’
Other than the best picture announcement gaffe, the 2017 Oscars Awards ceremony has generated a few other talking points as well.
High Court grants bail to detainees who were toiling in prison for 10 years waiting for their cases to go to trial.
Police have been asked to report to the High Court regarding their investigation into the torture of a 12-year-old boy by his employers.
The Abu Sayyaf, blamed for the worst terror attacks in Philippine history, had demanded a ransom of $600,000 be paid by Sunday to spare the 70-year-old
The proposed electricity act has been in the works for over two years and would be the first such act in over a hundred years.
TC Sports Club of Maldives swept into the final of the second Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup after edging past Nepal’s Manang Marshyangdi Club 1-0 in the first semi-final at MA Aziz Stadium on Monday
Host and reigning champion Chittagong Abahani are looking forward to represent Bangladesh in the second semi-final of the Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup Football when they take on South Korean club Pocheon Citizen FC at MA Aziz Stadium in Chittagong on Tuesday at 6:30pm
Indian golfers dominated the opening day of the second BTI Open in Dhaka’s Kurmitola Golf Club on Monday with Mohammad Sanju rising to the top of the leaderboard courtesy his five-under-par 67
Eggs have been distributed among at least eight hundred students of three different schools in Gopalganj on Sunday morning.
If the govt force defeat IS in Mosul, that would crush the Iraq wing of the caliphate that the group’s leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared in 2014 over parts of Iraq and neighbouring Syria
Bangladesh cricket team reached Colombo on Monday evening for their 45-day long tour of the island nation