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Budget implementation to be uphill task: CPD Budget implementation to be uphill task: CPD

Centre for Policy Dialogue, a civil society think tank, on Friday said implementation of the proposed…


Budget lacks prudent & farsighted solutions to current challenges: UO Budget lacks prudent & farsighted solutions to current challenges: UO

The proposed budget lacks prudent and farsighted solutions to the current challenges except it earmarks…


BGMEA urges government to revise tax on sources BGMEA urges government to revise tax on sources

Terming some initiatives of the national budget for fiscal 2016-17 as encouraging for industrialization,…


Twitter to show 360-degree videos from NBA finals Twitter to show 360-degree videos from NBA finals

The likes of Facebook and YouTube have been doing 360-degree videos for some time now. During the NBA…


Amari Dhaka offers Suhoor, Iftar under the same roof Amari Dhaka offers Suhoor, Iftar under the same roof

Amari Dhaka brings the opportunity for the Muslims to take an exclusive experience of suhoor and Iftar…


FBCCI happy with budget; final reaction Friday FBCCI happy with budget; final reaction Friday

Welcoming the proposed national budget for the coming fiscal year, the country’s apex trade body…


Tk 4,500-crore incentive proposed for exports, tax cut for RMG Tk 4,500-crore incentive proposed for exports, tax cut for RMG

Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith on Thursday proposed to allocate Taka 4,500 crore in the new…


Prices of tobacco products go higher Prices of tobacco products go higher

The Finance Minister has proposed to fix the price of cigarette considering the health-risk and harmful…


Incentive for local heavy industries to continue Incentive for local heavy industries to continue

Domestic heavy industries manufacturing refrigerators, freezers and air-conditioners will continue to…


Jute goods procurement providers to get VAT relief Jute goods procurement providers to get VAT relief

As part of the government’s incentive package provided to the jute sector, jute goods procurement…


Women and Children Affairs Ministry gets greater allocation Women and Children Affairs Ministry gets greater allocation

The government has raised budgetary allocation for Women and Children Affairs Ministry by nearly 28…


Cellphone use to be pricier Cellphone use to be pricier

Finance Minister AMA Muhith on Thursday proposed enhancing the supplementary duty (SD) on SIM card-related…


Tk 91 crore proposed for ACC Tk 91 crore proposed for ACC

The government has allocated Taka 63 crore for the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) in the proposed…


Budged proposes enhanced allowance for wounded, gallantry-awarded winning FFs Budged proposes enhanced allowance for wounded, gallantry-awarded winning FFs

The proposed budget today suggested enhanced allowance for wounded and gallantry award winning freedom…


Inflation estimate 5.8pc in FY17 Inflation estimate 5.8pc in FY17

The government has set inflation target at 5.8 percent in fiscal year (FY) 2016-2017.   "There…


Special document on blooming children unveiled Special document on blooming children unveiled

  Considering the fact that the future of a nation lies in the hands of children, Finance Minister…


Muhith placing budget for FY17 Muhith placing budget for FY17

Finance Minister AMA Muhith started placing the national budget for the next fiscal year (FY17) in parliament…


Muhith to place 8th consecutive budget for FY17 Muhith to place 8th consecutive budget for FY17

Finance Minister AMA Muhith is set to place the national budget for the next fiscal year (FY17) in parliament…


 DHL Express recognized as the Best Air Express Company DHL Express recognized as the Best Air Express Company

DHL Express was named “Best Air Express Company of 2015” at a gala ceremony held at the…


Big Improvements in Batteries and Fuel Cells? Big Improvements in Batteries and Fuel Cells?

A team of American and Chinese researchers has developed a new tool that could aid in the quest for…


Apple to Introduce Major iPhone Redesign Every 3 Years: Report Apple to Introduce Major iPhone Redesign Every 3 Years: Report

In a new development, Apple has reportedly changed its iPhone product refresh cycle, and will now introduce…


World's costliest smartphone unveiled at $14,000 World's costliest smartphone unveiled at $14,000

Bringing speculations to an end, Israeli start-up Sirin Labs has officially unveiled its high-end $14,000…


IDLC inaugurates its newest branch in Rangpur IDLC inaugurates its newest branch in Rangpur

IDLC Finance Limited inaugurated its newest branch at central Road, pairachattar in Rangpur city on…


BEA proposes over 8 lakh 8 thousand crore Taka budget for FY-17 BEA proposes over 8 lakh 8 thousand crore Taka budget for FY-17

Bangladesh Economic Association (BEA) has proposed Tk 8 lakh 8 thousand 142 crore budget for fiscal…


Lenovo Zuk Z2 Set to Launch Today Lenovo Zuk Z2 Set to Launch Today

Lenovo's Zuk brand is set to launch its latest smartphone (the third in its lineup) on Tuesday.…


 Bajaj Pulsar CS 400 to Be Launched


Bajaj Pulsar CS 400 to Be Launched

Bajaj Auto has confirmed that it will be launching the two new motorcycles later this year in the country…


Bangladeshi activist wins anti-tobacco global award Bangladeshi activist wins anti-tobacco global award

A Bangladeshi anti-tobacco activist has won the ‘2016 Unbrand Your World Contest’ for preparing…


Gulf Air resumes Dhaka flights Gulf Air resumes Dhaka flights

Gulf Air, the national carrier of the government of Bahrain, reinitiated its inbound and outbound flights…


TK 5 bank note will be issued as currency note TK 5 bank note will be issued as currency note

The government will issue newly introduced Taka 5 note as the government currency note from June 5,…


Probe report on BB heist to be made public: Muhith Probe report on BB heist to be made public: Muhith

Finance Minister AMA Muhith on Monday said the probe report on the Bangladesh Bank reserve heist will…


BD invites Thai investors; 3-day fair begins in Bangkok BD invites Thai investors; 3-day fair begins in Bangkok

Bangladesh wants to develop deeper ties with Thailand, a gateway to Asean, for attracting significant…


Traders demand retention of ‘Package Vat’ Traders demand retention of ‘Package Vat’

Businessmen staged a one-hour human chain programme across the country on Monday demanding retention…


Asian stocks rise after Wall Street gains Asian stocks rise after Wall Street gains

Asian stocks rose Monday following Wall Street's gains as investors looked ahead to economic data…


India targetting steel output of 300 mn tonnes: Sai India targetting steel output of 300 mn tonnes: Sai

Nagpur: The government has a vision to increase steel production to 300 million tonnes, Union Minister…


FSIBL inaugurates Agent Banking Outlet at Horina Pipulbaria Bazar FSIBL inaugurates Agent Banking Outlet at Horina Pipulbaria Bazar

The Agent Banking Outlet of First Security Islami Bank Ltd at Horina Pipulbaria Bazar, Shirajgonj started…


Kuwait to spend $115 bln on oil projects: official Kuwait to spend $115 bln on oil projects: official

OPEC member Kuwait has earmarked 34.5 billion dinars ($115 billion) to spend on oil projects over…


No room for money whitening: Muhith No room for money whitening: Muhith

Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith on Sunday reiterated his tough stand against allowing undisclosed…


Tokyo assures Dhaka of $6bn assistance Tokyo assures Dhaka of $6bn assistance

Japan today assured Bangladesh of fulfilling its commitment to provide Bangladesh with US$ 6 billion…


Cheapest fuel in a decade drives US holiday weekend Cheapest fuel in a decade drives US holiday weekend

American drivers take to the roads this holiday weekend enjoying the lowest fuel prices for a decade.…

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