• NBR plans to reward tax-paying families

    DHAKA : The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has planned to reward the families whose all eligible members submit income tax return. “To motivate people for submitting income tax return, we’ve mulled to introduce tax-paying family award for those with all eligible members paying tax,” said NBR Chairman Nojibur Rahman. He said the tax officials … বিস্তারিত »

  • Leather to see $5b export earnings by 2021: Tofail

    DHAKA : Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed today said country’s leather and leather products would register US$ 5 billion export earnings by 2021. “The government is providing 15 percent cash incentive for the export of leather products while offering additional 5 percent incentive for those products which are being exported from Savar Tannery Industry,” he added. … বিস্তারিত »

  • Stocks end with marginal gain

    DHAKA : Stocks on both bourses-Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE)-ended the second trading session of the week on Monday with a nominal gain. The broader DSEX index of DSE finished the session 21.98 points or 0.39 percent up to close 5604.99 points. The Shariah DSES rose by 4.35 points or 0.33 … বিস্তারিত »

  • Transport strike in Sylhet hits business hard

    Sylhet District Microbus Workers’ Association on Saturday enforced an indefinite transport strike in Sylhet demanding the release of its three arrested workers. Vehicular movement across the district came to a halt as the workers took position at several key points in different areas, including the city in the morning, disrupting the movement of people and … বিস্তারিত »

  • Accept demand, buy meat at Tk 300 per kg

    Dhaka: Meat traders on Friday claimed that they will be able sell beef at Tk 300 per kg if their four-point demand is met. “If our demands are met and the hassles in importing cows from India are removed, we’ll be able to sell beef at Tk 300 per kg or even less,” Bangladesh Meat … বিস্তারিত »

  • Biman earns a profit of Tk 276cr in FY16

    DHAKA : Biman Bangladesh Airlines made profits in the second consecutive fiscal, as it registered a profit of Taka 276 crore in fiscal 2015-16. Earlier in fiscal 2014-15, Biman had earned a profit of Taka 324 crore, said a press release. In FY16, the state-run carrier has earned revenue of Taka 4,645 crore. During the … বিস্তারিত »

  • IBBL ShariÔah Supervisory Committee meeting held

    Dhaka:  A meeting of the ShariÔah Supervisory Committee of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited was held on January 30, 2017, Monday at Islami Bank Tower.   Arastoo Khan, Chairman and Professor Syed Ahsanul Alam, Vice-Chairman of the Bank were present in the meeting. Sheikh Moulana Mohammad Qutubuddin, Chairman of ShariÔah Supervisory Committee presided over the meeting … বিস্তারিত »

  • DITF to end on Feb 4

    DHAKA : Dhaka International Trade Fair (DITF) will now end on February 4 instead of January 31 (Tomorrow). “The fair will continue for four more days to meet the demand of the traders,” Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed told journalists after a meeting of Export Promotion Bureau (EPB) that organizes the month-long fair. Prime Minister Sheikh … বিস্তারিত »

  • India has to move forward for removing trade barriers: Tofail

    DHAKA : Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed has said Bangladesh-India bilateral trade could further be boosted through mutual cooperation and removing duty barriers in regard to exports of Bangladeshi products. “Bangladesh is expecting that the existing complexities in bilateral trade are possible to solve through discussion, and India has to move forward for it,” he added. … বিস্তারিত »