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Bangladesh stepping into higher growth trajectory

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DHAKA -Bangladesh GDP (PPP) was $628 billion, and it was projected to increase to $3,064 billion in 2050, according to a report of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), as mentioned by ICC Bangladesh in the editorial of its latest (April-June 2017) News Bulletin.

Bangladesh GDP, after almost a decade of 6 per cent plus growth, has achieved 7.24 percent in FY17, it said, adding that Bangladesh ranked 31st among the world's 32 largest economies in 2016.

By 2050 Bangladesh, India and Vietnam will...

12th serial blasts anniversary recalled vowing to eliminate militancy

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DHAKA, Aug 17, 2017 (BSS) - The nation with heavy hearts recalled today the countrywide simultaneous bomb attacks carried out by Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) 12 years ago with a renewed call of stamping out militancy from the country.

On this day in 2017, two persons were killed and...

Advance Rail tickets from August 18: Muzibul Hoque

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DHAKA - Railways Minister M Muzibul Hoque today said the homebound passengers for the Eid-ul-Azha can procure their advance tickets for the train service from August 18.

"For traveling from 27 to 31 August, the travelers can procure advance tickets from 18 to 22 August, 10 days before their...

Minamata Convention on Mercury enters into force

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Welcoming the Minamata Convention on Mercury that entered into force on Wednesday, the Zero Mercury Working Group (ZMWG), an international coalition of NGOs, hoped the legally binding treaty will curtail global mercury crisis.
"Today's entry into force of the Minamata Convention...

ACC approves CS against DSCC tax officer

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The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has approved a charge-sheet against Tofazzal Hossain Jumadder, a deputy tax officer of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC), in a graft case.
The Commission at its regular meeting on Wednesday approved the charge-sheet against him, ACC source...

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