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June, 2018

  • 8 June

    Interest burden getting heavier

    Crime Protidin, Desk : Interest payments get the fourth highest allocation, which is also higher than the combined allocation for health, social security and welfare in the proposed budget for 2018-19. For the upcoming fiscal year, Finance Minister AMA Muhith has earmarked Tk 51,340 crore for interest payments, which is 35 …

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  • 8 June

    Education outlay not enough

    Crime Protidin, Desk : As the government had formulated National Education Policy immediately after coming to power in 2009, educationists started advocating for spending at least six percent of the GDP for education. Nine years down the line, the budgetary allocation to this sector remains almost unchanged, leaving little scope for …

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  • 8 June

    Lofty goals, fragile base

    Crime Protidin, Desk : We had a big budget that failed to achieve its targets. Now we are pushing for a bigger one with higher targets. With the ground reality remaining the same, are we to see a story foretold for the next year? This is one way of looking at …

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May, 2018

  • 7 May

    Rahul stars chase to end Kings XI’s losing run

    Crime Protidin, Desk : Given the short dimensions of the Holkar Stadium, the plausibility of dew impacting spinners in the second innings and the favourable chasing trend this IPL season, Kings XI Punjab had to win two key phases in the game: the toss and their bowling performance. And they did …

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  • 7 May

    OIC-CFM moves to ensure justice to Rohingyas

    Crime Protidin, Desk : The two-day 45th OIC Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM) concluded in Dhaka on Sunday adopting a resolution to form an “Ad hoc Ministerial Committee on Accountability” to mobilise international support to ensure justice for atrocities on Rohingyas. As per the resolution, the Ministerial Committee will work …

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