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ADP IMPLEMENTATION : Planning ministry to go hard

The planning ministry, on the back of the slowest ADP implementation rate in nearly a decade, has taken a hard line to speed up public spending by major government agencies, a high level meeting decided…

December 12, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

MUNICIPAL POLLS : Ministers, lawmakers flouting electoral code

The Election Commission is receiving increasing number of complaints of violation of electoral code of conduct by ministers and ruling Awami League MPs, said officials…

December 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Edible oil with vitamin ‘A’ must after December 13

The authorities will not allow selling of edible oil not containing vitamin ‘A’ as industries minister Amir Hussain Amu on Thursday gave a 72-hour deadline for withdrawal of such products from the market…

December 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Back Page, National
Commerce minister Tofail Ahmed visits a stall at the three-day Bangladesh Capital Market Expo 2015 that began at the Institution of Diploma Engineers, Bangladesh in Dhaka on 
Thursday. — New Age photo

Tofail advises BB to be soft, friendly to capital market issues

Commerce minister Tofail Ahmed on Thursday advised Bangladesh Bank to be ‘soft’ and ‘friendly’ towards different issues related to the capital market…

December 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Business

River erosion displaces 50,000 people every year: minister

WATER resources minister Anisul Islam Mahmud said on Wednesday that around 50,000 people were losing their homesteads every year due to riverbank erosions in the country…

December 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

UK minister Baroness Verma in city

UK international development minister Baroness Verma who arrived here on Tuesday reaffirmed Britain’s commitment to achieving the global goals and working closely with Bangladesh…

December 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

Canada to withdraw jets fighting IS within weeks: minister

Canada’s new Liberal government will act within weeks to fulfil a campaign promise to withdraw six fighter jets that have been attacking Islamic State positions in Iraq and Syria, a top official said on Monday…

December 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
Fire-fighters, wearing special outfit, conduct a drill at ‘International Trade Expo for Building and Fire Safety’ at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in the capital Dhaka on Monday. — New Age photo

Accord and Alliance must go in 2018, says Tofail

Commerce minister Tofail Ahmed on Monday said that the government would not extend the operation tenure of the Accord and the Alliance scheduled to end in July 2018…

December 8, 2015 · 1 comment · Business

Govt assessing relationship with Pakistan: FM

The foreign minister, Abul Hasan Mahmood Ali, on Sunday said that the government was now assessing the relationship between Bangladesh and Pakistan following the reaction of Islamabad over the execution of two war crimes convicts in November…

December 7, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES
A file photo shows a grocer arranging sugar at a shop in Dhaka. The government is set to increase again the import duty on both raw and refined sugar through imposing 15 per cent value-added tax and raising the tariff value of the product for protecting the state-run sugar mills.  — New Age photo

Govt set to hike sugar duty again

The government is set to increase again the import duty on both raw and refined sugar through imposing 15 per cent value-added tax and raising the tariff value of the product for protecting the state-run sugar mills…

December 7, 2015 · 0 comments · Business

Turning ‘Goods Hill’ into museum a just demand: minister

The minister of liberation war affairs, AKM Mozammel Haque, on Wednesday said peoples’ demand to turn the Goods Hill, the mansion of war criminal Salauddin Quader Chowdhury, into a Liberation War Museum is a just demand…

December 3, 2015 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

Govt plans separate budgetary allocation for mega projects

The government has planned to set aside separate allocation for big infrastructure projects in the next budget to quicken the fund disbursement process and implementation of those…

December 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

Italy plans to close clandestine mosques: minister

The Italian government intends to close down clandestine mosques in the country as part of the fight against terrorism, interior minister Angelino Alfano announced Friday…

November 29, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

Modi invites Sonia, Manmohan to ‘Chai Pe Charcha’

Prime minister Narendra Modi has invited his predecessor Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi for discussions over tea, in what is being seen as an attempt to unlock the Goods and Services Tax or GST, the government’s most ambitious tax reform, reports NDTV…

November 28, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Other World News

SQ CHY, MOJAHEED EXECUTION : Ruling MPs praise PM

Ruling alliance lawmakers on Sunday expressed happiness and thanked prime minister Sheikh Hasina for the execution of Bangladesh Nationalist Party standing committee member Salauddin Quadir Chowdhury and Jamaat-e-Islami secretary general Ali Ahsan Mojaheed…

November 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

SQC, Mojaheed’s petitions refer to Article 49: ministers

Law and home ministers on Sunday asserted that hanged war crimes convicts Salauddin Quader Chowdhury and Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed had petitioned the president to exercise his power under Article 49 of the constitution before their execution…

November 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

Planning minister seeks Japanese support in communication sector

Planning minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has sought support from the Japanese government in constructing underground rail, metro rail to address traffic congestion in the capital…

November 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National
Lawmen stand guard at Dhaka Central Jail in the capital on Friday where death row war crimes convicts Salauddin Quader Chowdhury and Ali Ahsan Mojaheed are. — New Age photo

PRESIDENTIAL CLEMENCY : SQC, Mojaheed keep decision pending

The Dhaka Central Jail authority has taken all preparations to execute war crime death row convicts Salauddin Quader Chowdhury and Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed but they are now waiting whether the duo will seek presidential clemency or not…

November 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES
A Mali trooper, left, assist a hostage, second left, to leave the scene, from the Radisson Blu hotel to safety after gunmen attacked the hotel in Bamako, Mali, Friday. — AP photo

27 dead in Mali hotel siege

At least 27 people were killed, many of them are foreigners, as Islamist gunmen carried out an attack in a luxury hotel in Mali’s capital Bamako on Friday…

Nazmul Huda launches a new political party Tinamul BNP at Westin Hotel in the capital on Friday. — New Age photo

Huda launches Trinamul BNP

Former Bangladesh Nationalist Party minister Nazmul Huda launched a new political party, Trinamul BNP, on Friday aiming at ‘protecting BNP from destruction.’..

November 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National, Politics

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