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Money whitening scope to foster dishonesty: analysts
Bangladesh National Budget 2019-20

Money whitening scope to foster dishonesty: analysts

The opportunity to legalise black money at nominal tax will encourage compliant taxpayers to be dishonest, said business leaders and economists at a post-budget discussion yesterday.

  • Amit’s Ambitions

    Emerging actor Amit Sinha, who has made a name for himself in the showbiz industry with his entertaining performance in the popular mega TV series ‘Saat Bhai Champa’, talks about his love for acting and his future plans in this candid interview with Rafi Hossain.

  • Dhaka University affiliated Colleges block Nilkhet Road

    DU-affiliated college students withdraw blockade

    Protesting students of Dhaka University-affiliated colleges have paid no heed to university’s assurance and continued their blockade on Nilkhet.

  • Power to the people

    After decades of suffering, residents of two unions in Chattogram’s Raozan have joined the efforts of one visionary, to end their recurring commuting woes every year.

  • Wasa Supply Water Sherbet

    ‘Wasa water gets polluted in pipeline’

    Authorities at state-run water supply company Wasa say that its supply water gets polluted in the pipelines before reaching the consumer level.

  • Drive against jaywalkers in Dhaka City

    Anti-jaywalker drive resumes in Dhaka

    Authorities have launched a drive yet again to curb jaywalking in capital Dhaka. Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) began the three-day special drive from today in an attempt to bring discipline among jaywalkers.

  • Pesticides still being applied on mangoes

    A number of mango growers are spraying toxic pesticides on their orchards in Rajshahi region, despite a High Court order to deploy police in the areas to prevent the harmful practice.

  • Love for orchid

    A nature lover is working hard to preserve rare varieties of orchids that bloom on the hills in Khagrachhari.

  • Syed Jamil Ahmed

    A theatre enigma

    Syed Jamil Ahmed is a name almost synonymous to the Bangladeshi theatre industry. A well-known theatre director with skills in theatre, lights and set designing, he is also the founder of the Department of Theatre and Music in Dhaka University.

  • Malibagh kitchen market fire under control

    A fire breaks out at a kitchen market in Malibagh area of Dhaka.

  • Evicted Hajaribagh sweepers face uncertainty

    The 'untouchable' sweeper community in Dhaka's Hajaribagh is facing uncertainty with fear of eviction hanging over their head. Hundreds of families have already been evicted in city corporation's drive. Others still remaining in buildings yet to be brought down are living in fear.