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Posted: 2019-06-15 18:00:00
The new VAT law may increase cost of many goods and services and hurt consumers, analysts said yesterday.
Posted: 2019-06-15 18:00:00
Stressing the importance of a peaceful solution to the Rohingya crisis, President Abdul Hamid has said the crisis can destabilise the entire region if it is left unresolved.
Posted: 2019-06-15 18:00:00
Tigers were practising against short-pitched deliveries in the nets to be primed for the West Indies pacers in their next match Bangladesh vs West Indies tomorrow. Practice was not without its...
Posted: 2019-06-15 18:00:00
Finch, Starc shine in 87-run win over SL
Australia captain Aaron Finch and pace bowler Mitchell Starc stole the show as the World Cup holders eased to an 87-run win over Sri Lanka at the Oval yesterday.
Posted: 2019-06-15 18:00:00
Sohel Taj’s nephew abducted
Former state minister for home affairs Sohel Taj in a Facebook status posted on Friday night alleged that his cousin’s son was abducted from Chattogram city.
Posted: 2019-06-14 18:00:00
It’s to stop money laundering: PM
The new budget has offered scope for legalising undisclosed income to bring that money to formal channel and allow it to be invested, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said yesterday.
Posted: 2019-06-14 18:00:00
The affluent to benefit more
The budgetary measures for fiscal 2019-20 will favour the beneficiaries of “economic misrule” and hurt the middle and lower mid-income groups, the Centre for Policy Dialogue said yesterday.
Posted: 2019-06-14 18:00:00
New budget to increase inequality
Terming the proposed national budget “highly ambitious”, the BNP yesterday said the people of the country would not accept the budget as it would increase inequality.
Posted: 2019-06-14 18:00:00
Make new VAT law business-friendly
Leading business associations yesterday urged the government to ensure easy, hassle-free and business-friendly implementation of the new VAT law.
Posted: 2019-06-14 18:00:00
Pay more for digital delight
At a time when the government should be encouraging virtual businesses, Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has proposed 7.5 percent value-added tax on them in his budget for fiscal 2019-20, making...

Posted: 2019-06-16 05:20:24
Roger Martinez scored an outstanding goal as Colombia beat Argentina 2-0 in an exciting finale to a Copa America Group B opener on Saturday that burst into life after a sluggish start.
Posted: 2019-06-15 18:00:00
Bottom-placed Team BJMC tasted their maiden victory in the ongoing Bangladesh Premier League when they surprised three-time
Posted: 2019-06-15 18:00:00
Australian skipper Aaron Finch continued his fine form, smashing a maiden hundred in the World Cup against Sri Lanka. Finch registered
Posted: 2019-06-15 18:00:00
India face Pakistan in World Cup battle royale
Virat Kohli will have history on his side when India take on arch-rivals Pakistan in a World Cup blockbuster today -- a clash that is
Posted: 2019-06-15 18:00:00
England, Italy thru’
Jodie Taylor broke a 14-month goal drought to shoot England past Argentina and into the last 16 of the women’s World Cup on Friday
Posted: 2019-06-15 18:00:00
‘It’s a final before the final’
On the eve of India-Pakistan match in the World Cup, Inzamam-ul-Haq, the chief selector of Pakistan, said that the match between the
Posted: 2019-06-15 18:00:00
Pakistan are yet to win a World Cup match against India. The two sides have met six times in the mega event with Pakistan
Posted: 2019-06-15 18:00:00
‘Disappointing to get out after the hard work’
With just 59 runs in three World Cup matches so far, Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal has come under the spotlight. Known to be
Posted: 2019-06-15 18:00:00
Sunday hattrick powers Abahani
Nigerian striker Sunday Chizoba slotted a hattrick to power holders Abahani to an emphatic 5-2 win over Rahmatganj MFS in the
Posted: 2019-06-15 18:00:00
Brathwaite reprimanded
West Indies all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite has received an official reprimand and one demerit point for showing dissent to an umpire’s

Posted: 2019-06-16 07:24:49
Trade bodies for digital services have demanded an exemption from value added tax (VAT) which has been proposed on digital services for the next five years.
Posted: 2019-06-15 18:00:00
Walmart unit Flipkart has settled a legal dispute with an Indian startup that alleged it suffered losses because its products were sharply discounted on the global retailer’s website.
Posted: 2019-06-15 18:00:00
The Brazilian government has formally asked the World Trade Organization (WTO) to open a panel to investigate Indonesian policies on Brazil’s poultry exports, the Agriculture Ministry said...
Posted: 2019-06-15 18:00:00
US to launch public hearings on additional China tariffs next week
The US Trade Representative’s Office on Monday will kick off seven days of testimony from US retailers, manufacturers and other businesses about President Donald Trump’s plan to hit another...
Posted: 2019-06-15 18:00:00
Sugar price rises overnight in port city
Sugar prices have gone up by Tk 120 per mound in the Khatunganj-Chaktai market, the hub for wholesale of commodities in Chattogram, soon after the proposed budget for 2019-20 was placed on Thursday.
Posted: 2019-06-15 18:00:00
Don’t borrow from banks for deficit financing
The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) yesterday urged the government to explore all sources other than banks to finance the budget deficit in the next fiscal...
Posted: 2019-06-15 18:00:00
Hiking tax on mobile phone use suicidal
The Association of Mobile Telecom Operators of Bangladesh (AMTOB) yesterday criticised the proposal to raise the supplementary duty on mobile phone use by 5 percentage points from fiscal 2019-20,...
Posted: 2019-06-15 18:00:00
Budget to open up new prospects for grassroots entrepreneurs
An ambitious budget has been proposed. All the eye-catching elements can be found in it.
Posted: 2019-06-15 18:00:00
India set to levy higher tariffs on some US goods next week
India is preparing to impose higher tariffs on some US goods including almonds, walnuts and apples next week after a delay of about a year, two sources said, following Washington’s withdrawal...
Posted: 2019-06-15 18:00:00
More worry for China as industrial growth disappoints
China’s economy showed further signs of weakness last month, with industrial output posting its slowest growth in 17 years, placing further pressure on the government as it tries to steady...

Posted: 2019-06-26 11:30:46
Phaim Bhuiyan's film 'Bangla', a romantic comedy, highlights second-generation challenges in navigating life in Rome.
Posted: 2019-06-26 11:20:27
Four gunmen also killed in the attack on police near the regional capital El-Arish.
Posted: 2019-06-26 11:06:42
Dubbed by US as the foundation for peace, Palestinians dismiss Bahrain workshop as pointless without political solution.
Posted: 2019-06-26 10:49:43
Uganda strains as thousands flee violence in DR Congo's Ituri
Renewed conflict between militias connected to Lendu farmers and Hema herders sparks refugee crisis.
Posted: 2019-06-26 10:38:14
Insects in decline: Pesticides killing off pollinators
Biologists warn that insects are vital for the entire food chain and their mass extinction will directly affect the future of humanity.
Posted: 2019-06-26 10:33:25
Iran-US tensions: All the latest updates
Standoff between Washington and Tehran escalates after Iranian forces shoot down US drone.
Posted: 2019-06-26 10:27:22
DR Congo attacks: Struggle to get aid to those in need
Aid arrives in Uganda for people fleeing fighting in the DRC with nothing but their lives.
Posted: 2019-06-26 10:20:45
Opioid use, drug-related disorders on the rise: UN report
UN's drug agency says 30 percent more people used drugs in 2017 than in 2009.
Posted: 2019-06-26 10:18:06
Syrian refugee student achieves perfect score in Turkey-wide exam
Muhammet Halil came up with the correct answers to all of the questions in the High School Entry Exam.
Posted: 2019-06-26 10:16:28
US election 2020: Democratic candidates kick off campaigning
The Democrats are preparing for the 2020 US presidential election, drumming up support and defining their messaging.

Posted: 2019-06-16 05:44:00
India has imposed higher levies on a range of US products after Washington ended key trade privileges for New Delhi. The US accuses India of being a "high-tariff country" that limits...
Posted: 2019-06-16 05:25:00
Amid its MAX crisis, US planemaker Boeing has scaled back its presence at this week's aviation show. This gives a chance to European aerospace giant Airbus to steal a march against its US rival...
Posted: 2019-06-16 03:02:00
Protesters in Hong Kong are demanding the city's leader step down and completely withdraw an extradition bill. Chief Executive Carrie Lam has only suspended the bill and refused to apologize...
Posted: 2019-06-16 02:35:00
Italy allows 10 migrants to leave German Sea-Watch boat
Italy has allowed 10 rescued migrants on the Sea-Watch 3 ship to leave the vessel. Two pregnant women and two sick men are among those who have been given permission to leave the boat.
Posted: 2019-06-15 23:09:00
Copy of Charles Darwin's 'Origin of Species' sells for record half million
A presentation copy of Charles Darwin's "Origin of Species" has sold for $500,075 — double the amount expected. The book was originally owned by German botanist Robert Caspary, who...
Posted: 2019-06-15 20:42:00
German SPD's record low in poll adds to strain on Merkel's coalition
The Social Democrats slipped to 11% in a new Forsa poll, falling behind the far-right AfD. The environmental Green Party remains the most popular in Germany at 27%.
Posted: 2019-06-15 18:53:00
German pilot killed in Polish air show tailspin
The pilot, who was in his 60s, was flying a Soviet-era aerobatic plane when it suddenly plummeted into a river. Footage of the crash shows a more than 20-second tailspin.
Posted: 2019-06-15 17:56:00
The long road to being a pro footballer
Germany's youth teams have been having trouble qualifying for major international tournaments in recent years. So what is at the root of the problem and what is being done to try to correct the...
Posted: 2019-06-15 17:15:00
Notre Dame celebrates first Mass since fire
The Mass comes as pledges from billionaires to fund restoration of the cathedral have failed to materialize. Instead, it's mainly been small donations filling the church's coffers.
Posted: 2019-06-15 17:05:00
German Cup: Bayern Munich to face Cottbus, Dortmund get Grosskreutz reunion
Just weeks after the end of the 2018-19 season, the draw for the first round of the 2019-20 German Cup was made. Many of the fixtures saw former Bundesliga sides matched up with current Bundesliga...

Posted: 2019-06-16 08:37:45
Standing shoulder-to-shoulder in London's Regent's Park, eight men stand in prayer behind a black flag used by groups including Islamic State.
Posted: 2019-06-16 08:36:38
JEFF POWELL IN LAS VEGAS: Tyson Fury invoked the spirit of Winston Churchill by welcoming his German opponent to the ring to the war-time clarion call: 'We shall never surrender.'
Posted: 2019-06-16 08:34:44
Under the new rule, only over-75s who receive Pension Credit will be eligible for a free licence in the UK from next year.
Posted: 2019-06-16 08:31:25
Why WAS fallen fund giant Neil Woodford allowed to invest in firms run by his circle of associates? 
Analysis by The Mail on Sunday found that a number of the stock picks that Woodford made can be linked to individuals from the fund manager's close circle of associates.
Posted: 2019-06-16 08:30:23
US sports reporter makes emotional attack on Tyson Fury
ESPN's Israel Gutierrez took aim at Fury (pictured), who won his Las Vegas fight last night and has previously declared that homosexuality being legal was a sign that the world was about to end.
Posted: 2019-06-16 08:28:32
Boris Johnson puts Tories on a war footing as poll finds voters believe he CAN win election
Tory leadership favourite Boris Johnson fuelled rumours of an early ballot by telling a hustings event he would 'get Brexit done and get ready for an election'.
Posted: 2019-06-16 08:26:37
Children share hilarious snaps of fathers who think their jokes are clever
The pictures have left the internet in hysterics after showcasing fathers around the world flaunting their very best dad humour.
Posted: 2019-06-16 08:26:34
Eiffel Tower artwork unveiled showing 2000ft-long line of hands to raise awareness of refugees
French street artist Guillaume Legros, known as Saype, has unveiled a huge painting on the Champ de Mars as a tribute to a charity which rescues drowning migrants in the Mediterranean Sea.
Posted: 2019-06-16 08:24:12
Villages are held to ransom by the gypsy family from hell after their rampage in New Zealand
Notorious traveller family the Dorans who are holding a Worcestershire community to ransom over a plot of land. They say if residents to not buy back land for £600,000 they will build homes...
Posted: 2019-06-16 08:23:35
Freddie Starr's loyal carer, 46, reveals she rejected his marriage proposal before he died
Nelly Georgieva, 46, looked after the frail funnyman in his one-bed Spanish home on the Costa del Sol where the couple developed a romantic relationship.

Posted: 2019-06-15 18:00:00
Every day, there are more than 1 million new cases of curable sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among people aged 15-49 years, according to data released by the World Health Organisation...
Posted: 2019-06-15 18:00:00
The American Diabetes Association (ADA) has updated its diabetes standards of care to incorporate results from the CREDENCE trial, published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Posted: 2019-06-15 18:00:00
Walking at least 4400 steps daily might help improve survival in older women, a JAMA Internal Medicine study suggests — welcome news for people who do not hit the much-promoted goal of 10000...
Posted: 2019-06-15 18:00:00
Donate blood and give a gift of life
World blood donor day (June 14) is an annual event, usually on the same date each year, to thank voluntary blood donors, acknowledge them and encourage blood donation, especially by representing...
Posted: 2019-06-15 18:00:00
AHA offers CVD guidance for patients with HIV
The American Heart Association (AHA) offers new guidance in preventing and managing cardiovascular disease in patients with HIV. Here are some of the group’s recommendations, published in Circulation:
Posted: 2019-06-08 18:00:00
Countries failing on gender equality, SDG Index finds
Results for 129 countries measured by a new Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Gender Index released by Equal Measures 2030 show that the world is far from achieving gender equality, with 1.4...
Posted: 2019-06-08 18:00:00
Treatment changes for mild asthma?
Two new trials could lead to changes in the way mild asthma is managed. The findings were presented at the American Thoracic Society International Conference and published in the New England...
Posted: 2019-06-08 18:00:00
Fasting is not necessary before lipid tests
A new analysis, published in JAMA Internal Medicine, adds to the evidence that nonfasting lipid measurements are as clinically useful as fasting measurements.
Posted: 2019-06-08 18:00:00
Switch off food and drug allergy symptoms
An allergic reaction can be severe or life-threatening. Allergy usually shows up as itching, pain, skin rash, sun sensitivity, hives, watery eyes, swelling of the eyes, breathing difficulties,...
Posted: 2019-06-08 18:00:00
Predicting in utero HIV infection in newborns
HIV symptoms in newborns and insufficient prenatal care, limited antiretroviral therapy, and high viral load in mothers increased likelihood of in utero infection.