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Aug 31 2008 Sugar price jumps further

Staff Reporter
The price of sugar has shot up by Tk 2 per kg in the city retail markets yesterday as the holy month of Ramzan is just a couple of days ahead.A section of dishonest businessmen are used to hoard to create an artificial crisis to earn windfall profit during the month of Ramzan, market [...]


Aug 31 2008 320 top taxpayers from 64 districts to be honoured : NBR to recognise taxpayers by awarding certificates

Staff Reporter
The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has decided to recognise taxpayers through awarding them a tax payment certificate with a view to encouraging potential taxpayers. To this effect the NBR has identified 320 top taxpayers from 64 districts to give them special status, NBR chairman Muhammad Abdul Mazid told a function in Munshigonj yesterday. [...]


Aug 31 2008 Onrush of upstream water: Ganges, Brahmaputra basins brace for floods

BSS, Dhaka
The overall flood situation in the country has turn alarming and it is likely to deteriorate during the next 2-3 days as the major rivers have continued to rise along with the north eastern rivers, swelled by heavy rains for the past few days, Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) officials said.Both the Brahmaputra-Jamuna [...]


Aug 31 2008 EC’s invitation to BNP: We would take part in dialogue: Delwar

Staff Reporter
The BNP Secretary General, Khandaker Delwar Hossain yesterday said that BNP will join dialogue on electoral reforms as he received a letter of invitation from the Election Commission’s.“We are an election-oriented party. If the dialogue is meant to hold a free and fair election and if Khaleda and Tarique are free, we will join [...]


Aug 31 2008 AL accuses govt of favouring BNP

Staff Reporter
Awami League (AL) Acting General Secretary Syed Ashraful Islam yesterday alleged that the Caretaker Government provided all the opportunities to the BNP-Jamaat alliance to recover from its critical situation of the pre 1/11 period.He said that the BNP led four party alliance was in a tattering position before the caretaker took over power. But [...]


Aug 31 2008 Bangladesh, India Home Secy-level talks begin: Border, security issues on agenda

Staff Reporter
Bangladesh stressed on resolving border and security issues while India insusted for an extradition treaty with Bangladesh, as the Dhaka-Delhi Home Secretary level talks kicked off at Hotel Sheraton in the city yesterday.The two sides put on the table various proposals to tackle cross-border crimes, halt killing of innocent civilians and demarcate common boundary..“Curbing [...]


Aug 31 2008 100 injured in RMG workers-cops clashes

Desk Report
Nearly one hundred people, including two cops, were injured in three separate violent police-worker cashes yesterday in Gazipur and Savar area. At least 40 people were injured in two clashes Gazipur , where police had to fire a hail of teargas shells and bullets to get to grips with the situation, witnesses [...]


Aug 31 2008 আলোচনার কেন্দ্রে তত্ত্বাবধায়ক সরকার

ঢাকায় অনুষ্ঠিত একাদশ ‘সংলাপে’ তত্বাবধায়ক সরকারকে ঘিরে নানা বিতর্ক সহ আলোচনায় এসেছে নির্বাচন কমিশন আর ভোটার তালিকা হালনাগাদ করার বিষয়৻ [Read more]


Aug 31 2008 রাজনৈতিক অস্থিরতায় উদ্বেগ

বাংলাদেশ সংলাপ এর ৯ম পর্বে নির্বাচন কমিশন আর রাজনৈতিক অস্থিরতা নিয়ে শ্রোতাদের উৎকন্ঠাই প্রকাশ হয়েছে বারবার৻ [Read more]


Aug 31 2008 রাজনীতির স্বচ্ছতা নিয়ে প্রশ্ন

নির্বাচন কমিশনের সংস্কার, জঙ্গীবাদের মোকাবেলা, রাজনীতিকদের উপর আস্থার অভাব ইত্যাদি নিয়ে বাংলাদেশ সংলাপে প্রাণবন্ত এক আলোচনা অনুষ্ঠিত হয় রাজশাহীতে ৻ [Read more]