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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: 2019-06-26 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: 2019-06-26 11:15:27
Enamul Basir, a suspended director of the Anti-Corruption Commission, has taken Tk 4 million in bribes from Deputy Inspector General of Police Mizanur Rahman, the anti-corruption agency said...
Posted: 2019-06-26 10:43:05
Seven Egyptian police officers and four militants were killed in a clash in the north of the Sinai Peninsula, the interior ministry said on Wednesday.
Posted: 2019-06-26 10:32:41
England's 64-run loss to Australia in the World Cup on Tuesday left their semi-final qualification hopes in the balance and British media outlets settled on a similar theme, focusing on the hosts'...
Posted: 2019-06-26 10:20:56
Iran's president says America is pursuing 'incorrect path': IRIB
America is pursuing an incorrect path, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday, according to the IRIB news agency.
Posted: 2019-06-26 10:09:08
Switzerland aims to legalise medical marijuana
The Swiss government aims to make it easier for patients to get medical marijuana, proposing on Wednesday to allow prescriptions for cannabis to treat people suffering from cancer or other serious...
Posted: 2019-06-26 09:55:16
Sri Lanka reinstates death penalty for drug crimes ahead of polls
Sri Lanka's president on Wednesday signed death sentences for four people convicted of drug-related offences in a decision analysts said is aimed at boosting his chances of re-election later...
Posted: 2019-06-26 09:33:56
Europe is bracing for a heat wave, which is the new normal
Temperatures were set to soar across Europe beginning Wednesday, with authorities from Paris to Warsaw issuing heat alerts, canceling events and bracing for potentially record heat across the...
Posted: 2019-06-26 09:29:28
Starc serves up eggs-cellent spell after English breakfast banter
England fans obviously did not learn when they taunted former Australia legspinner Shane Warne for eating all the pies, with a jibe at fast bowler Mitchell Starc helping fire him up to destroy...
Posted: 2019-06-26 09:24:59
Singapore aims to create 10,000 tech jobs in three years
Singapore on Wednesday said it has plans to create up to 10,000 jobs in the technology sector over three years in an initiative to establish the city-state as a global hub for the industry.
Posted: 2019-06-26 09:20:11
Win or lose, we stick to our 'mantra', says England's Morgan
England captain Eoin Morgan defended his team's high-risk or high reward mantra in the World Cup after another display of rash batting contributed to a heavy defeat by Australia on Tuesday that...

Posted: 2019-06-19 08:58:26
ছবি : সংগৃহীতবর্ষা মানেই যখন-তখন বৃষ্টি। এসময় খুব গরম যেমন থাকে আবার বাতাসে...
Posted: 2019-06-19 08:57:11
ছবি : সংগৃহীতম্যাচ হারলেই বেশ ক্ষেপে উঠতে দেখা যায় পাকিস্তানের ভক্তদের।...
Posted: 2019-06-19 08:48:48
ছবি : সংগৃহীতসারাদেশে অস্থায়ী দমকা হাওয়াসহ হালকা থেকে মাঝারি ধরনের বৃষ্টি...
Posted: 2019-06-19 08:38:06
কেউ আঘাত দিলে কষ্ট পাই, একলা কাঁদি : পরিকল্পনামন্ত্রী
পরিকল্পনামন্ত্রী এম এ মান্নান। ছবি : সংগৃহীতমন্ত্রণালয়ের কর্মকর্তাদের...
Posted: 2019-06-19 08:21:59
সকালে কর্মকর্তাদের খুঁজলে প্রায়ই পাওয়া যায় না : সংস্কৃতি প্রতিমন্ত্রী
ছবি : সংগৃহীতসকালে মন্ত্রণালয়ের কর্মকর্তাদের খুঁজলে প্রায়ই পাওয়া যায় না...
Posted: 2019-06-19 08:09:18
চাঁদা না দেওয়ায় মুদি দোকানিকে ছুরি দিয়ে খুন
প্রতীকী ছবিরাজধানীর মিরহাজিরবাগে দুর্বৃত্তদের ছুরিকাঘাতে ইউনুস সরকার...
Posted: 2019-06-19 07:48:19
আকাশের গাড়িতে স্ত্রীকে নিয়ে ঘুরলেন ডিসি
ছবি : সংগৃহীতপরিবেশবান্ধব ল্যাম্বোরগিনির আদলে বাংলাদেশি যুবক আকাশের তৈরি...
Posted: 2019-06-19 07:31:58
মাদারীপুরে কলেজছাত্র হত্যায় ৪ জনের যাবজ্জীবন
ছবি : সংগৃহীতমাদারীপুরে কলেজছাত্র অহিদুজ্জামান হত্যা মামলায় চারজনের যাবজ্জীবন...
Posted: 2019-06-19 07:26:57
বিএনপির স্থায়ী কমিটির সদস্য হলেন টুকু-সেলিমা
ফাইল ছবিবিএনপির কেন্দ্রীয় নির্বাহী কমিটির ভাইস চেয়ারম্যান ইকবাল হাসান...
Posted: 2019-06-19 07:18:54
চয়ন হত্যায় ৩ জনের মৃত্যুদণ্ড
ছবি : সংগৃহীতকিশোরগঞ্জের হোসেনপুর উপজেলায় এরশাদুল হক চয়ন হত্যা মামলায় তিনজনের...

Posted: 2019-06-26 11:00:22
ক্রিকেট বিশ্বকাপ ২০১৯-এর পয়েন্ট টেবিলে নিউজিল্যান্ড, অস্ট্রেলিয়া, ভারত...
Posted: 2019-06-26 10:16:46
ফ্রান্সের একটি স্থানীয় সুইমিং পুলে মুসলিম নারীরা বুরকিনি পরে সাঁতার কেটেছেন।...
Posted: 2019-06-26 09:35:56
সেমিফাইনালের দৌড়ে টিকে থাকতে পাকিস্তান ও নিউজিল্যান্ডের মধ্যকার ম্যাচটি...
Posted: 2019-06-26 09:30:51
পাকিস্তান: কীভাবে একটি মেয়ে সশস্ত্র বাধার মুখেও সাংবাদিক হওয়ার স্বপ্ন দেখেন
কয়েক বছর ধরে পাকিস্তানের বেলুচিস্তান প্রদেশের একটি গ্রামে কিছু সশস্ত্র...
Posted: 2019-06-26 09:08:32
গরমে অতিষ্ঠ জনজীবন: বৃষ্টি নামবে কবে?
বাংলাদেশে গরমে অতিষ্ঠ মানুষের জীবন। জুন মাসে সাধারণত যে পরিমাণ বৃষ্টিপাত...
Posted: 2019-06-26 03:32:06
তৃণমূল নেতা কি আসলেই 'ঘুষের টাকা' ফেরত দিলেন?
পশ্চিমবঙ্গের মুখ্যমন্ত্রী ও তৃণমূলের শীর্ষ নেতা মমতা ব্যানার্জী গতসপ্তাহে...
Posted: 2019-06-26 03:26:35
সুদান সঙ্কট: একজনের ব্যবহারের জন্য ফিরলো ইন্টারনেট সংযোগ
সরকার বিরোধী বিক্ষোভকারীদের ছত্রভঙ্গ করতে সরকারি নিরাপত্তা রক্ষীদের সহিংস...
Posted: 2019-06-26 03:17:53
ইথিওপিয়ার যে পবিত্র শহরে মসজিদ নিষিদ্ধ
ইথিওপিয়ার অর্থোডক্স খ্রিস্টানদের কাছে প্রাচীন শহর আকসুম একটি পবিত্র স্থান।...
Posted: 2019-06-26 03:10:23
জন্মনিরোধক জেল ব্যবহার করলেন প্রথম কোনো পুরুষ
এডিনবরার এক দম্পতিই বিশ্বে প্রথম যারা পুরুষের হরমোনাল কন্ট্রাসেপটিভ ব্যবহার...
Posted: 2019-06-25 16:53:16
ভাষার উৎস: মানুষ কখন ও কেন কথা বলতে শিখলো? কী বলেছিল প্রথমে?
বিজ্ঞানীরা বলছেন, ভাষা তৈরি হয়েছে পাঁচ লাখ বছর আগে, এসেছে একই পূর্বপুরুষের...