BFA demands distribution of all fertilisers through BCIC dealers Distribute fertilisers thru BCIC dealers: BFA

Bangladesh Fertiliser Association says BCIC dealers been been distributing the agriculture input among farmers since 1995


US government 'hacked global bank system' US government 'hacked global bank system'

If genuine, it represents perhaps the most significant exposure of NSA files since the Edward Snowden leaks in 2013


A Display Of Tradition Or Capitalist Economy? A Display Of Tradition Or Capitalist Economy?

This national festival creates opportunity for corporate sector to promote their brands and products


Brittle economy risk for Erdogan ahead of Turkey poll Brittle economy risk for Erdogan ahead of Turkey poll

A Turkish economist who has spoke to AFP on condition of anonymity said the weak economy was "already hurting" Erdogan and the 'Yes' campaign


NBR's 'Hal Khata' gets huge response from businesspeople NBR's 'Hal Khata' gets huge response from businesspeople

Visitors were served with traditional sweets such as 'batasa', 'narkeler naru,' 'swandesh,' 'kadma,' 'murali', 'moa' and watermelon on earthen plates


Asian markets lower amid concerns over tensions in Koreas   Asian markets lower amid concerns over tensions in Koreas

The dollar strengthened to 109.18 yen from 109.12 yen while the euro rose slightly to $1.0617 from $1.0616


US stock indexes post modest losses; bond yields slump US stock indexes post modest losses; bond yields slump

In late trading, the dollar weakened to 109.10 yen, down from 109.69 yen late Tuesday while the euro strengthened to $1.0669 from $1.0608


Private sector generates 49pc power, says Nasrul Private sector generates 49pc power: Nasrul

He says except base load power, rest of electricity would be taken from private sector


Government working to reach 65 pc technical education, says Education Minister Nahid Govt working to reach 65 pc technical education: Nahid

He says there was only one percent student enrollment in the technical and vocation education while the current enrollment is 14 percent


Asian stocks slip, yen and gold rise as global risks weigh Asian stocks slip, yen and gold rise as global risks weigh

Gold, another asset sought by nervous investors, continued to gain, rising $4.80 to $1,274.20 an ounce, its highest in more than five months


Power purchase deal for 149 MW tomorrow Power purchase deal for 149 MW tomorrow

The contract period will be effective for a period of 15 years


German investor confidence leaps in April: survey German investor confidence leaps in April: survey

Confidence among German investors beat analysts' expectations to reach its highest level since summer…


71 Alliance factories achieve substantial CAP Completion 71 Alliance factories achieve substantial CAP Completion

Alliance also suspends 142 factories from its compliant list till today, for their failure to provide evidence of remediation


Four problematic rental plants may get extension Four problematic rental plants may get extension

The government is likely to renew its contracts with four problematic rental power plants for another…


NTPC, Adani, RPower, Petronet sign pacts for projects in Bangladesh NTPC, Adani, RPower, Petronet sign pacts for projects in Bangladesh

To support regional energy connectivity, India will supply R-LNG to Bangladesh from an upcoming facility in Odisha to the Khulna power plant


Top taxpayers in all categories to get CIP status: Muhith Top taxpayers in all categories to get CIP status: Muhith

Nationally recognised top taxpayers in all areas will now be awarded the Commercially Important…


NBR seeks cooperation of businesses to implement new VAT law NBR seeks cooperation of businesses

Nojibur Rahman says the Prime Minister has delayed the enforcement of the VAT law for one year


ADB to provide $8b in 3 yrs for dev schemes ADB to provide $8b in 3 yrs for dev schemes

ADB’s total financial support will stand at $8,624.4 million or around Tk 69,000 crore, including $8,606 million credit


Two economic zones in private sector start operation Two economic zones in private sector start operation

Two of the three certified economic zones in private sector--Meghna and Aman--have started operation


Educated youths should utilize their inner potential, says Asaduzzaman Noor Don’t run after jobs: Noor to educated youths

He says the educated youths can change their fortune through setting up of small, medium and large-scale enterprises, trade and business


Defense stocks, oil boosted by US attacks on Syria Defense stocks, oil boosted by US attacks on Syria

Defense shares were boosted by Trump's action on Syria, with missile maker Raytheon gaining 1.5 percent


School banking deposits cross Tk 1000cr School banking deposits cross Tk 1000cr

A total of Tk 1,020.79 crore was deposited with 12,57,370 school banking accounts at 56 scheduled banks up to December 31 last year


'Silky Rajshahi' is the brand name of Rajshahi 'Silky Rajshahi' is the brand name of Rajshahi

As a cottage industry, all family members can work and earn supplementary income in sericulture


Apparel exporters want exemption of tax at source for two years RMG exporters want tax exemption at source for two years

They urge the government to provide them with all type of policy supports for the next five years


ADB: Asian growth seen steady, US policy uncertainty a risk ADB: Asian growth seen steady, US policy uncertainty a risk

It says 30 of 45 countries covered in the report will see sustained growth that will help offset the gradual slowdown in China, Asia's biggest economy


Ready Made Garment exporters want tax at source be cut to 0.5% RMG exporters want tax at source be cut to 0.5%

The sector has raised a total of 12-point demand for the upcoming budget for fiscal year 2017-18


Muhith hopes GDP growth to cross 7.2pc in FY17 Muhith hopes GDP growth to cross 7.2pc in FY17

"Indian performance is very good. But the country has ups and downs. We are not like India," Muhith says


Bangladesh Bank raises credit card, personal loan limits Bangladesh Bank raises credit card, personal loan limits

However, in no case the limit will be allowed to exceed Taka 25 (twenty five) lakh


The time is right for India and Bangladesh The time is right for India and Bangladesh

Sheikh Hasina’s long-awaited visit should spark off several economic and strategic endeavours in the region


World Bank to give $113m to improve Weather Forecasting WB to give $113m to improve Weather Forecasting

Globally, Bangladesh is well recognized for disaster preparedness, says Secretary-in-Charge of Economic Relations Division Kazi Shofiqul Azam


Asian shares advance after steady day on Wall Street Asian shares advance after steady day on Wall Street

The dollar slipped to 110.75 yen from 110.96 yen while the euro edged up to $1.0679 from $1.0665


Savings rates take a hit from bad loans Savings rates dropped by half

The commercial banks reduces the deposit rates to keep balance in the inflow of the cash, which also cause a fall in the real interest rates


New VAT law may push up gas, electricity prices New VAT law may push up gas, electricity prices

Addressing the discussion, Economist Wahiduddin Mahmud says imposing VAT on universal commodities like gas, electricity is not a logical decision


Ecnec approves 7 projects worth Tk 7,890 crore Ecnec approves 7 projects worth Tk 7,890 crore

The approval came from an Ecnec meeting held at the NEC conference room with Ecnec chairperson and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair


Asian stocks mostly lower ahead of US-China summit Asian stocks mostly lower ahead of US-China summit

The dollar slipped to 110.57 yen from 110.92 yen while the euro was steady at $1.0671


Asian stocks gain on Japan data, awaiting US-China meeting Asian stocks gain on Japan data, awaiting US-China meeting

In currency trading, the euro weakened to $1.0680 from $1.0737 and the dollar rose slightly to 111.32 yen from 111.30 yen late Friday in Asia


UK trade delegation heads to India after Brexit trigger UK trade delegation heads to India after Brexit trigger

May insists that Britain will pull out of the European single market to control EU immigration as part of her Conservative government's Brexit plans


Amu seeks UNIDO cooperation for modern technology based industry Amu seeks UNIDO cooperation for industry

He says United Nations Industrial Development Organisation is an important development partner of Bangladesh


Economic inequality biggest threat to security: Kailash Satyarrth Economic inequality biggest threat to security: Kailash Satyarrth

Bangladesh is hosting the assembly of IPU, the century-old organisation of world's legislators, for the first time after joining the forum in 1972

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