Wednesday, 17 September 2014

CIP status for top taxpayers: Tofail

CIP status for top taxpayers: Tofail The government will consider awarding the status of Commercially Important Person (CIP) to the highest taxpayers, Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed said today.   The minister came up with the assurance in response to a proposal placed by National Board of Revenue (NBR) Chairman Ghulam Hussain on behalf of the taxpayers, who pay Read More

N’ganj road crash kills 5

N’ganj road crash kills 5 Five people were killed and another was injured when a truck rammed a CNG-run auto-rickshaw in Rupganj upazila of Narayanganj this morning.   Regarding the accident enraged locals vandalized the truck and set it on fire, halting traffic movement on Mohonpur-Bhulta-Joydebpur road for 20 minutes, said Md Mahmudul Islam, officer-in-charge of Rupganj Read More

12 Nigerian soldiers sentenced to death for mutiny

12 Nigerian soldiers sentenced to death for mutiny Twelve Nigerian soldiers have been sentenced to death for mutiny and attempted murder after shots were fired at their commanding officer in the north-eastern city of Maiduguri in May.   The soldiers were angry after a convoy was ambushed on a road frequently targeted by Islamist Boko Haram militants.   Five other soldiers were Read More

'Robber' killed in ‘gunfight’ with Jhenidah cops

'Robber' killed in ‘gunfight’ with Jhenidah cops An alleged robber was killed in a ‘gunfight’ with police in Kaliganj upazila of Jhenidah on early Tuesday.   The deceased was identified as Motiar Rahman alias Mamun, 42, of Harinakundu upazila of the district, reports Daily Star.   Earlier Mamun was jailed for 17 years for killing a police constable, Hadek Ali, in Read More

Tough law against child marriage soon

Tough law against child marriage soon The Cabinet on Monday approved in principle the draft of the 'Child Marriage Prevention Bill 2014' extending the punishment of both jail term and fine for three types of offences to control child marriage in the country.   The approval was given at the regular weekly meeting of the Cabinet held at Read More

Coalition set for IS talks in Paris

Coalition set for IS talks in Paris US Secretary of State John Kerry will meet foreign ministers from around the world in Paris on Monday to discuss how to defeat Islamic State (IS) militants.   French President Francois Hollande said the beheading of a British aid worker showed the world must act against IS.   About 40 countries, including 10 Arab Read More

Moghbazar triple murder prime accused killed in ‘shootout’

Moghbazar triple murder prime accused killed in ‘shootout’ The main accused of the Moghbazar triple-murder case Shah Alam Khandakar alias ‘Kala Babu’ was killed in a ‘shootout’ with detectives near Moghbazar Wireless level-crossing in the city early Monday.   Tipped off that Kala Babu and his associates were staying in the Moghbazar Wireless level-crossing area, a DB police team launched Read More

 

   
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