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April 3, 2019
April 3, 2019

Rethinking tobacco tax and price measures

Tobacco use is a major public health concern in Bangladesh and all over the world. It is regarded as a leading cause of more than 30 fatal diseases in Bangladesh including oral and lung cancer

June 13, 2016
June 13, 2016

Meena Bazar fined for 'displaying cigarette adverts'

A Meena Bazar outlet in Dhaka’s Mohammadpur was fined Tk 1.5 lakh on charge of displaying cigarette adverts and selling “adulterated” frozen meat.

June 2, 2016
June 2, 2016

No change in tax-exempted income threshold for individuals

The government has decided not to bring any change to seven tax rates, which include tax-exempted income-threshold for individual tax payers.

May 31, 2016
May 31, 2016

Quit smoking and reclaim your life

It’s hard to stop smoking. Understanding what immediately happens to your body when you stop smoking, however, will help you kick that habit to the curb for good.

February 12, 2016
February 12, 2016

2 burnt in gas leak fire at Rampura

Two people sustain burn injuries in a fire caused by gas leak at their residence in Dhaka’s East Rampura area.

January 4, 2016
January 4, 2016

What's in a cigarette?

Over 3,200 Americans under the age of 18 smoke their first cigarette every day, and most of them are unaware of what they are getting into. Many new smokers may not realize how quickly their new habit can lead to heart disease, stroke, diabetes, lung diseases, and certain types of cancer.