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Govt should walk the talk on overseas job markets

IT IS, indeed, unfortunate that the government is, as New Age reported on Wednesday, yet to send any of the more than 1,00,000 male workers, who registered with the government to go to Saudi Arabia a year ago…

February 18, 2016 · 0 comments · Editorial

For 1 co’s benefit, govt set to hike duty on pharma raw materials

The National Board of Revenue has taken a move to increase customs duty rates on import of some raw materials for medicine production in the name of giving protection to a local producer of pharmaceutical ingredients…

February 16, 2016 · 0 comments · Business
Slain blogger Ahmed Razib Haider’s father Nazim Uddin addresses a human chain organised by the Ganajagaran Mancha in the capital on Monday, marking the second death anniversary of the blogger. — Focusbangla photo

Govt makes farce in name of blogger killing trial: Ganajagaran Mancha

Ganajagaran Mancha spokesperson Imran H Sarkar on Monday said that genuine killers of blogger Ahmed Rajib Haider were not punished and the government made farce in the name of trial…

February 16, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

Govt yet to set country specific uniform migration cost

The expatriates welfare and overseas employment ministry could not yet fix country specific uniform cost of migration for overseas jobseekers. In the absence of uniform rates, recruiting agencies extort large sums of money at varying rates from the job…

February 15, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

Govt should give a second thought

The series of defamation suits and charge of sedition cascading one after another on the Daily Star editor, Mahfuz Anam, after his admission in a television talk-show on February 3 of making a grave journalistic mistake in publishing…

February 14, 2016 · 0 comments · Editorial

Govt considering lowering fuel prices: Nasrul

State minister for power, energy and mineral resources Nasrul Hamid on Thursday told parliament that the government was considering lowering domestic prices of petroleum…

February 12, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

Emergency hospital services to road accident victims : HC asks govt to take steps

The High Court on Wednesday asked the Directorate General of Health Service to issue necessary guidelines asking authorities of hospitals, the police and other authorities concerned to provide emergency medical treatment to victims of traffic accidents…

February 11, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Govt to bear cost of Zika treatment: Nasim

Health minister Mohammad Nasim on Tuesday said the government would bear the cost of treatment for any patients infected with Zika virus, saying that authorities have every preparation to tackle the menace…

February 10, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

KHULNA 800MW POWER PLANT: Gas import from India gets govt nod

State-run North-West Power Generation Company has received the green signal from the government to sign a long term agreement for importing gas from India’s H-Energy Pvt Ltd for its 800 MW power plant in Khulna. Officials said that the government also approved the draft memorandum of understanding. H-Energy is a subsidiary of Hiranandani Group known for enjoying powerful patronage in […]

February 9, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Govt keeps judiciary under control: Fakhrul

Bangladesh Nationalist Party acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Sunday said the judiciary is not functioning independently due to the government’s interference…

February 8, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National, Politics

Boy found dead in govt orphanage

The body of an orphan boy was found hanging from the roof of his room at Shishu Poribar, the government boys’ orphanage, in Amtola area of Barisal city on Saturday night…

February 8, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National
A file photo shows share price movements are put on display on monitors inside a brokerage house in Dhaka. The government’s tax collection from Dhaka Stock Exchange, the country’s prime bourse, hit three months high to Tk 15.53 crore in January this year due to improved market situation as well as turnover. — New Age photo

Govt’s tax collection from DSE hits 3-month high in January

The government’s tax collection from Dhaka Stock Exchange, the country’s prime bourse, hit three months high to Tk 15.53 crore in January this year due to improved market situation as well as turnover…

February 6, 2016 · 0 comments · Business

Govt official’s wife found dead in capital

Police recovered the body of a woman at Kafrul in the capital on early Thursday.
The deceased was identified as Mahmuda Begum, 38, wife of Jahurul Islam, an auditor of food and disaster management ministry, police said…

February 5, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

ANTIVIRUS IMPORT : Govt okays VAT waiver, duty cut

The National Board of Revenue is set to waive value-added tax and reduce customs duty on import of antivirus and other security software to 2 per cent for keeping the price of the products affordable to consumers, officials said…

February 5, 2016 · 0 comments · Business
A file photo shows a grocer writing some notes at his shop in Dhaka. The government has reduced significantly trade licence fees from the rates it had increased to in March last year following a strong demand for a revision from the country’s different trade bodies. — New Age photo

Govt retracts from massive hike in trade licence fees

The government has reduced significantly trade licence fees from the rates it had increased to in March last year following a strong demand for a revision from the country’s different trade bodies…

February 4, 2016 · 0 comments · Business
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University vice-chancellor Kamrul Hasan Khan attends a workshop held at Milton Hall in the capital on Wednesday. — New Age photo

Govt, UNICEF to assess health facility for adolescents

Health professionals on Wednesday underscored the need for ensuring quality and adolescent-friendly health services for a strong future of the country’s teenagers. They made the observation at a workshop on ‘review of tools for adolescent health facility…

February 4, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

Govt to widen export incentives

The government has decided to widen and boost export incentives to shore up export-oriented industries reeling from Euro zone crises, higher production costs and infrastructure deficiencies…

February 3, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Foreign govts raise pressure on Malaysia over scandals

Malaysia may have absolved its prime minister in a huge corruption scandal, but foreign authorities investigating suspicious global fund flows are making clear the affair is far from over and that the net may be tightening…

February 3, 2016 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

Govt shouldn’t lay hands on investigation

THE news that a police subinspector molested a girl in Dhaka on Sunday on the pretext of frisking her leaves a bad taste in the mouth. The subinspector of Adabar police stopped the rickshaw that she was riding in, took her to a shop…

February 3, 2016 · 0 comments · Editorial

BNP says govt uses liberation war to repress opposition

Bangladesh Nationalist Party senior leader ASM Hannan Shah on Monday claimed that the government failing to gain politically now took to filing fresh cases against the party leaders and activists in the name of liberation war and ‘Bangabandhu’…

February 2, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National, Politics

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