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JANIPOP observes 2 by-elections

Jatiya Nirbachon Parjobekkhon Parishad (JANIPOP) has observed the by-election of Dhaka-10 and Gaibandha-3 on March 21, 2020. The vote casting began at 9.00 AM and ended at 5.00 PM without any break. Five short-term observers of JANIPOP have observed 20 polling stations with reference to Dhaka-10 constituency on a mobile basis.

On the other hand, in Gaiban...

Cell on COVID-19 at Info Ministry

Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud said the government is going to introduce a new cell on the COVID-19 aiming to create awareness of the deadly virus.

“Our ministry has a rumour prevention cell. Despite that, we are going to open a new cell on coronavirus to increase awareness of the deadly virus. A circular w...

City polls tomorrow

Electioneering for Dhaka city corporation polls, to be held on February 1, will end today midnight in line with the electoral rules, reports BSS. DSCC-DNCC-wardsAll candidates participating in the city polls, their supporters and followers are directed to stop their electioneering before midnight (12am), Election Commission (EC) Director (Public Relations) Md Israil Hossain told BSS. All the electioneering regarding the city polls will be banned after midnight (12 am) as per the electoral rules that mentio...

DCCI hails budget

Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) today hailed several proposals of the national budget for fiscal 2018-19 (FY19), but requested the government for considering a cut of at least 2.5 percent in the corporate tax in all categories. “The government can reconsider slashing corporate tax in all categories at least 2.5 percent,” dccisaid DCCI President Abul Kasem Khan in his initial reaction to National Budget FY19, said a release here. In the proposed budget, he said, the government has only reduced 2.5 percent corporate t...

BD Supply Chain Excellence Awards 2018

IPDC Finance Limited, the first private financial institution of Bangladesh established in 1981, has arranged a press conference recently on Bangladesh Supply Chain Excellence Award (BSCEA) 2018 with Bangladesh Supply Chain Management Society (BSCMS) in association with The Daily Star at The Daily Star Centre, Dhaka. The main objective of this press conference was to share more insights about the award ceremony. IPDC-BSCEA 2018BSCEA 2018, one of its kind recognizes outstanding individual and organizational co...

Advance train ticketing service through RobiCash

The leading digital service provider of the country, Robi, is offering advance train ticket purchasing service through its digital payment solution, RobiCash. As the Eid-ul-Fitr nears, this user friendly solution promises a much needed respite for the train travelers during the upcoming Eid holidays. Robi subscribers need to first book for the train tickets by dialing *131# from their Robi mobile Train-Ticket_Robiphones. Then through a user friendly process the users will be requested to provide the journ...