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US eases restrictions on Huawei; founder says US underestimates Chinese firm

— Huawei barred from buying US parts on security grounds — Founder says reprieve means little because firm prepared — Reprieve demonstrates how pervasive Huawei…

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The hustle at Farmgate | The Daily Star

It is already one of the most crowded spots in the city on any given late afternoon of the year. Factor in the added rush…

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Bringing more people under the tax net

The finance minister recently stated that it is the government’s intention to bring 10 million people under the tax net. That is a mammoth target…

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JS body recommends to stop rice import

Amid the widespread protest over the drastic fall of price of rice, the parliamentary standing committee on food ministry today recommended to stop rice import. The…

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Take action against 31 illegal brick kilns: HC to cops

The High Court (HC) today directed the police to immediately initiate case proceedings against owners of 31 illegal brick kilns for making fake orders of…

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HC seeks inquiry report on procurement at Rooppur nuclear power plant

The High Court today sought the inquiry reports of Ministry of Housing and Public Works over the alleged irregularities in purchasing furniture and other household…

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11 people killed in reported gun attack at bar in Brazil

A gang of gunmen reportedly attacked a bar in the capital of Brazil’s northern Pará state Sunday afternoon, and authorities said 11 people were killed….

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Jute workers likely to get arrears soon

The Prime Minister’s Office yesterday asked the secretary of Bangladesh Jute Mills Corporation (BJMC) to submit lists of state-run jute mill workers and their bank…

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Role of Zakat in poverty alleviation

Poverty is a complex and multidimen-sional issue, and will continue to be a problem for us in the near future. To combat poverty, countries have…

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Messi increases goal haul as Barca draw with Eibar

Barcelona captain and La Liga top scorer Lionel Messi rounded off a spectacular season by netting twice in a 2-2 draw away to Eibar in…

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