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Muhith sees NatÔÇÖl Expenditure up 20% of GDP in 3 yrs

Muhith sees NatÔÇÖl Expenditure up 20% of GDP in 3 yrs

Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith Monday announced a plan to take the national expenditure up to 20 percent of the total gross domestic product (GDP) in the next three years, as the government opts for expansionary growth.

2010-06-14 13:08:52
Strong movement if Mahmudur Rahman not freed: SC Bar leader Mahbub

Strong movement if Mahmudur Rahman not freed: SC Bar leader Mahbub

Supreme Court Bar Association leaders Monday threatened that they would launch a strong movement in retaliation for the “torture” allegedly being meted out to acting editor of Daily Amar Desh Mahmudur Rahman on police remand.

2010-06-14 13:07:34
No smoking for cops

No smoking for cops

smoking campaigns got a boost as all the police premises in the capital--thanas, outposts, check-posts and police boxes—were made off-limits to smoking from Monday.

2010-06-13 20:49:34
CCC Election<br>BNP activist held with anti-Mahiuddin propaganda leaflets

CCC Election
BNP activist held with anti-Mahiuddin propaganda leaflets

Police arrested an activist of the opposition BNP early Monday for distributing leaflets containing smear campaign against ruling Awami League party-backed mayoral candidate ABM Mahiuddin Chowdhury.

2010-06-13 19:30:46
Police-workers rioting in Ashulia over pay rise <br>25 people injured, 3 garment factories closed

Police-workers rioting in Ashulia over pay rise
25 people injured, 3 garment factories closed

Three apparel factories of the top leader of the sector, BGMEA president Salam Murshedi, were shut down Monday amid two days of raging labour unrest over a longstanding demand for pay hike.

2010-06-13 19:29:25
Ershad for coal policy, coal-fired power plants

Ershad for coal policy, coal-fired power plants

Jatiya Party, a major component of the ruling grand alliance, demanded immediate implementation of the national coal policy and building coal-fired power plants to address the power crunch in the country.

2010-06-13 19:27:00
Thousands swear pledge to punish stalkers, ensure girlsÔÇÖ safety <br>Special Education Day observed

Thousands swear pledge to punish stalkers, ensure girlsÔÇÖ safety
Special Education Day observed

Thousands swore a pledge to punish stalkers and ensure girl students’ safety as a government-sponsored special education day was observed Sunday across the country.

2010-06-13 13:19:32
Government to arrange investment conference on Jul 3

Government to arrange investment conference on Jul 3

The government Sunday decided to arrange an investment conference here on July 3 for attracting local and foreign investors in the power and energy sector.

2010-06-13 13:17:28
Goons fight gunfight in broad daylight at Jatrabari <br>One killed 1, 2 injured

Goons fight gunfight in broad daylight at Jatrabari
One killed 1, 2 injured

Two gangs of goons fought gunfight in broad daylight in the capital’s Jatrabari area Sunday, leaving one dead and two wounded.

2010-06-13 13:03:33
Chinese Vice President due Monday <br>Areement on economic cooperation to be signed <br>Dep-sea port

Chinese Vice President due Monday
Areement on economic cooperation to be signed
Dep-sea port

Chinese Vice President Xi Jingping arrives here tomorrow (Monday) morning on a two-day official visit, with expansion of the bilteral economic coopertaiion on top of his agenda.

2010-06-13 13:01:54
Garment unrest: 50 people injured in Savar

Garment unrest: 50 people injured in Savar

A clash between garment workers and police Sunday injured at least 50 people, including police, at Jamgarai in Ashulia area—a repeat of perennial troubles in the ill-managed export industry.  

2010-06-13 12:59:34
Visa-free visit in South Asia: SAARC visa exemptions for businessmen likely to be increased

Visa-free visit in South Asia: SAARC visa exemptions for businessmen likely to be increased

Eight South Asian countries are likely to decide on doubling the number of SAARC visa-exemption stickers for the business category, as recommended earlier by the business and trade associations. 

2010-06-13 12:54:21
Death of veteran lawyer <br>Court activities stopped in Rajshahi

Death of veteran lawyer
Court activities stopped in Rajshahi

A group of lawyers Sunday stopped all the activities of Rajshahi court following the demise of a fellow advocate.

2010-06-12 21:05:16
UZ women vice-chairmen do not get due coop: Study

UZ women vice-chairmen do not get due coop: Study

Most of the women vice-chairmen of the country’s upazila parishads do not get due cooperation from the respective UZ and UP chairmen although they are oath-bound to assist their female colleagues for an effective run of the freshly introduced local-government body.

2010-06-12 21:02:47
Building bows under burden of construction fault at Mirpur

Building bows under burden of construction fault at Mirpur

Another multistory building in the jerrybuilt capital city tilted at Jabbar Housing Society colony at Mirpur on Sunday morning.

2010-06-12 21:01:25