Month: April 2024

Another academy for admin cadres at Rs 18.33b

Amid the ongoing economic crisis, the Ministry of Public Administration has undertaken a project at an estimated cost of Tk 18.33 billion to set up a new training center in Keraniganj. The project proposal for establishing ‘Bangabandhu BCS Administration Academy’ has been sent to the Planning Commission. The commission is reviewing it. Salahuddin M. Aminuzzaman, […]

Gas outage occurred in some areas of Dhaka for 12 hours on Saturday

Due to emergency work on gas pipeline, gas supply will be stopped for 12 hours on Saturday from 9 am to 9 pm for all categories of customers in different areas of the city. Titus Gas Transmission and Distribution Company sources informed that the areas where gas supply will be stopped include Shanir Akhra, Baraitala, […]

IMF wants to withdraw tax exemptions for 33 industries

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has recommended withdrawal of tax exemptions for 33 industries. These industries are enjoying tax concessions at various rates for up to 10 years. The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has already started finalizing the industry to meet IMF conditions, NBR sources said. A delegation of the IMF is coming to […]

Sir Fazle Hasan Abed’s 88th birth anniversary today

Today Saturday (April 27) is the 88th birthday of Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, the founder of BRAC, the world’s leading private development agency. Fazle Hasan Abed was born on April 27, 1936 in Baniachong village of Habiganj. BRAC, the company he founded, has now become the world’s largest private development company. In 1962, he studied […]

The city corporation’s reckless garbage trucks claimed 13 lives in three years

In the last three years, at least 13 people have lost their lives after being hit by garbage trucks belonging to two city corporations of Dhaka. In most cases no action was taken against those involved in these accidents. Many drivers of the city corporation do not have licenses to drive heavy vehicles. According to […]