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Dhaka Tribune

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Everything that made headlines today

Update : 06 Oct 2022, 09:24 PM

5% VAT on cooking oil extended till December 31

To continue providing consumers with relief from the indirect tax burden, the government extended the reduced value-added tax (VAT) of 5% on cooking oil for an additional three months.

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Palm oil price cut by Tk8, sugar hiked by Tk6

The commerce ministry has reduced the price of palm oil by Tk8 per litre.

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A person holds bottles of cooking oil made from oil palms at a supermarket in Subang Jaya, Malaysia, March 8, 2022 Reuters

7 arrested over links with new militant group

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has arrested seven members of a new militant organization “Jama'atul Ansar Fil Hindal Sharqiya”, including three trainers.

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Cox’s Bazar swamped with tourists enjoying 5-day holiday

Cox’s Bazar beaches have been swapmed with tourists enjoying the five-day holiday on the occasion of Durga Puja, Eid-e-Miladunnabi, and two days off this weekend.

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BNP pledges support for Rajbari woman arrested over Facebook post

Leaders and activists of the BNP on Thursday visited the home of Rajbari Blood Donors Club founder and Mohila Dal leader Sonia Akhter Smriti who had been arrested on charges of spreading rumours about Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on social media.

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PM Hasina: UNGA was a success for Bangladesh

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said that Bangladesh’s participation in this year’s United Nations General Assembly was very much successful.

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File photo of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Focus Bangla
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