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    Matia for not increasing tax on saving certificates

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:49am on June 21, 2019

    Ruling Awami League lawmaker and former agriculture minister Matia Chowdhury on Thursday criticised the finance minister for increasing tax at source on the family savings...

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    Govt urged to buy paddy directly from farmers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:33am on June 21, 2019

    Leaders of the Bangladesh Krishak Samiti on Thursday at a protest rally in Dhaka called on the government to take steps to buy paddy from...

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    Rights campaigners call allocations for ethnic groups discriminatory

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:47am on June 21, 2019

    Rights campaigners on Thursday demanded increasing the allocation for the ethnic groups in the proposed national budget to at least Tk 4,000 crore. Bangladesh Adivasi...

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    Fakhrul seeks int’l help

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:38am on June 21, 2019

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Thursday urged the international community to compel Myanmar to take back Rohingyas with dignity...

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    AL partners slam govt for bank scam

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 02:32am on June 20, 2019

    Leaders of ruling Awami League-led grand alliance criticised the government for corruption in the banking sector and said that the central bank had failed to...

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    Enforced disappearance of Sohel Taj’s nephew scares nation: BNP

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:29am on June 20, 2019

    Voicing concern over the incidents of enforced disappearance, Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Wednesday said the entire nation received a jolt over the incident of enforced...

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    Menon wants social pension scheme for senior citizens

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:06am on June 20, 2019

    Former minister Rashed Khan Menon on Wednesday underscored the social pension scheme for the welfare of senior citizens.‘Social pension scheme is needed now. It can...

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    Khaleda to walk out of jail with HC bail, hopes BNP 

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:02am on June 20, 2019

    The Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Wednesday hoped that its chairperson Khaleda Zia would be released soon from jail receiving bail from the High Court in...

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    Selima, Tuku made BNP standing committee members

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:43pm on June 19, 2019

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party vice-chairman Selima Rahman and senior leader Iqbal Hasan Mahmud Tuku have been included in the standing committee of the party.BNP senior joint...

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    BNP gets new standing committee members

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 02:24pm on June 19, 2019

    After over three years of the party’s national council, Selima Rahman and Iqbal...

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