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Bangladesh is land of communal harmony: Shirin

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DHAKA – Jatiya Sangsad (JS) Speaker Dr Shirin
Sharmin Chaudhury friday said Bangladesh is a country of communal
harmony as the people of all faiths are living peacefully here.
“We have excellent relations among the people of different

They are practicing their respective religions
peacefully,” she told a function of “International Buddhist Peace
Conference-2018” at Ashulia on the outskirts of the city.

Recalling the contribution of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu...

Muhith unveils Tk 4,64,573cr budget for FY19 setting 7.8pc growth target

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DHAKA - Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith yesterday rolled out a Tk 4,64,573 crore national budget for fiscal year 2018-19 setting the GDP growth target at 7.8 percent and outlining a set of plans-strategies to build a prosperous, happy and peaceful country.

“Our main objective of budget...

Budget FY19: Price up, down

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DHAKA – Different products would be costlier and cheaper as finance minister A M A Muhith yesterday in the new budget proposed some changes to tariff on those.

Besides, the finance minister also proposed to impose 5 percent VAT on e-commerce and digital business platforms such as facebook...

Tax-free income limit to remain unchanged

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DHAKA – The government will continue the existing tax-
free income limit in the financial year 2018-19 (FY19).

Finance minister AMA Muhith made the proposal yesterday while placing the
national budget in the Jatiya Sangsad.

“I proposed that the tax exemption threshold and tax rate remain...

‘Gunfights’ kill 2 ‘drug peddlers’

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Two suspected drug peddlers were killed in reported gunfights in Chandpur and Mymensingh districts early Wednesday.
In Chandpur, Yunus Miaji alias Sumon, 35, son of Abdul Majid Miaji of Middle Sriramdi Bou Bazar area, a suspected drug peddler was killed in a reported gunfight...

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