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Most Qawmi madrasa students have stealthy access to smart phones, social media
Salman Taraque Shakil and Rafsan Jani
It’s found that though madrasas do not have computers, 65 percent of madrasa students are active on social media through tabs and mobile phones....
US-India trade war: Delhi’s retaliatory tariff hit American farmers hard
Ashis Biswas, Kolkata
It seems counter tariff increases on American products imported by smaller economies can hurt US agriculture, if recent developments are any...
Police punishment is derisory; job termination rare
In the last 9 years, police personnel were punished in 0.120191 million incidents. The law enforcers were punished for a variety of crimes...
Govt. to promote economic areas to capture local and foreign markets
The government is not thinking about setting up new Export Processing Zones, or EPZs anymore. Instead, assessment is underway to find how existing...
Imports showing downward trend
Import has fallen in the last three months. Bangladesh Bank has said that in last April, growth in import trade was minus 6.12 per cent which was...
OC Moazzem moved from place to place to evade arrest
Jamal Uddin & Nuruzzaman Labu
Twenty days after issuing the arrest warrant, former OC of Sonagazi thana was arrested by Shahbagh police on Jun 16. After the warrant from cyber...
Rainy season comes with ominous warnings in Rangamati
Ziaul Huq, Rangamati
On 13 June, 2017, relentless rain in Rangamati caused hills to collapse, resulting in 120 deaths. In addition, more than 200 people were wounded...
A successful case study has many hurdles in real life
The success case study of Farzana, as narrated in the Prosperous Bangladesh budget book, is not fully inaccurate. The story talks about a solvent...
Digital Security Agency policy finalised
S M Abbas
Information and communication technology department is not thinking about carrying out the suggested amendments to the Digital Security Act....
EFD machines to ensure VAT collection transparency, less corruption
From Jul 1, the beginning of the fiscal year 2019-20, VAT law will be implemented. To add transparency to the system, technology based Electronic...
Finance Minister Kamal set to present ‘smart’ budget
Bangla Tribune Desk
Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal is going to unveil a Tk 5.23 trillion jumbo budget for the 2019-20 fiscal on Thursday (Jun 13), which he has...
Most banks taking 20 percent interest on loans
The decision to bring down interest to single digit has not seen the light of day as yet; some banks have imposed 20 percent interest.In April...
Banks still grappling with delinquent loans; re-scheduling high
Despite having funds to the amount of Tk 504.3 billion, banks are unable to distribute it among their clients. The banks are forced to keep this...
Oikya Front will only be effective when BNP gets its act together: Allies
Salman Tareque Sakil
Though JSD president, A S M Abdur Rab called a special meeting on Saturday, 8 June, it got cancelled by Nagorik Oikya president Mahmudur Rahman...
The spectre of Chinese debt traps over South Asia!
Ranjan Basu, New Delhi
A major global super power, China, has entrapped many countries in debt, alleges several Western nations. In international lingo, it’s called Debt...
Do pilots need passport and visas?
Chowdhury Akbor Hossain
The issue of whether pilots need passports and visas to travel while on duty came to lights when a Bangladesh Biman pilot went to Qatar to fly the...
Restrictions on Hilsa catching around the year to safeguard national fish
Around the year, there are several times when there’s a government moratorium on catching Hilsa. During spawning, the period is 22 days, 240 days...
Woes of the Ansars: Low pay, absence of recognition and facilities
Ansars have always played a vital role in maintaining law and order. During elections, Ansars play the key role in ensuring discipline and peace....
Special and Hill Ansar members desperately need permanent jobs
There are accusations of prejudice and bias in the Ansar and village protection force. The members of Special Ansar and Hill Ansar have been...
Foreign cyber criminals on the prowl to steal money from ATMs
US investigation agency Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) had warned Bangladesh Police that there may be efforts to break protective security...
Yaba trade rife in Rohingya camps
Mayor’s eviction orders disregarded at Dhaka South
Be alert of dengue risks before keeping plants in the room
NRC publishes additional list, featuring 102,462 'ineligible' people
Babar shines as Pakistan shock NZ
DU Question Leak: Arrest warrant issued against 78
Man hacked dead in front of wife in Barguna
ACC conducts raid for DIG Mizan
Seven couples up for Goheen’s adoption
Pakistan chasing 238 to beat NZ
NBR moves to tax Google, Facebook, YouTube ads
Man hacked dead in front of wife in Barguna
Crimes against Rohingyas: ICC prosecutor asks to open probe on Myanmar
Sagar-Runi murder: Probe report delayed for 66th time
Journos protest over ACC summon of reporter
ACC show causes official over letter to journo
IOM to hold DDG election again
Verdict in 1971 RP Saha killing Thursday
Three children killed in Australia house fire
Photo of drowned father-daughter highlights migrants' crisis
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