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‘Carbon tax’ from next FY By Fahad Ferdous, UNB | Last Updated: 28th April, 2017, 17:46

This new type of tax will be the part of the government's initiative to create a new pocket for revenue collection

‘Carbon tax’ from next FY to address environmental concerns

Tofail for protecting workers interest Tofail for protecting workers interest

He says in 2009, Taka 1,600 was the lowest wages for a worker but now the figure has increased by 223 percent to Taka 5,300


Govt doubles house loan ceiling, cuts interest Govt doubles house loan ceiling, cuts interest

As per the new ceiling effective from July, BHBFC, a specialised public financial institution, will provide up to Tk 1 crore in home loan


ADB projects 6.9 percent growth for Bangladesh ADB projects 6.9 percent growth for Bangladesh

"In Bangladesh, South Asia's garment industry leader, exports are a key element driving growth that is forecast at 6.9 percent in 2017 and 2018"


Economy needs further growth to attain middle-income country status by 2021 Economy needs more growth for middle-income status by 2021

Over 250 Bangladesh and Danish experts and policymakers discuss opportunities and challenges related to green growth at the conference


Gowher Rizvi for developing management professionals Gowher Rizvi for developing management professionals

He says management professionals must have managerial and leadership capacity but there is shortage of such professionals in the country


Donald Trump to propose massive tax cuts for businesses Donald Trump to propose massive tax cuts for businesses

In addition to big tax cuts, Trump also wants to cut taxes for small business owners from a top tax rate of 39.6 per cent to a top rate of 15 per cent


Boro production in peril, farmers in trouble Rain wrecks havoc on crops

Farmers say rain has wrecked havoc on croplands in the last four days when they are getting ready to reap a bumper harvest this season


Bangladesh Bank gets 73 proposals involving US$ 435m for long-term financing BB gets 73 proposals for long-term financing

The initiative will accelerate further the country's export as the finance is providing among export oriented industries on a low interest rate


Asia tracks French election rally; weak yen lifts Tokyo Asia tracks French election rally; weak yen lifts Tokyo

Japanese shares gained as the dollar remained near the 110 yen level, helping exporters


Bangladesh Bank postpones agriculture credit recovery in haor areas Agriculture credit recovery in haor areas postponed

Bangladesh Bank issues a circular saying the credit recovery remains postponed until the situation is improved


30 lakh new consumers to be added in REB this year 30 lakh new consumers to be added in REB this year

The country's power generation capacity reached to 15,179 MW including captive power and currently 76 percent people are enjoying electricity access


Blast hits boro production Blast hits boro production

Experts say adverse weather, use of low quality seeds and delay in plantation are the main reasons behind the outbreak of the disease


15pc VAT on all products suicidal, experts say 15pc VAT on all products suicidal

If the decision is implemented, prices of power and all essential commodities will increase affecting the common people


Social development remains in focus of next budget, says NBR chairman Nojibur Rahman Social development in focus of next budget: NBR chairman

The upcoming budget will also consider economic ability and welfare of the mass people in the country


Chittagong port to have Bay Container Terminal Chittagong port to have Bay Container Terminal

Shipping Ministry official says they have a target to launch the Bay Container Terminal by 2021 upon completion of the first phase of its works

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