Monday, September 21, 2015



National Board of Revenue (NBR) has taken some initiatives for fetching a huge amount of revenues through quick disposal

Rice import duty to be cut down to 2%

The government has decided to further reduce the import duty on rice from 10 percent to 2 percent to replenish

Islami Bank observes Nat’l Mourning Day

Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited observed the 42nd martyrdom anniversary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

SMS system to combat child marriage

SMS system to combat child marriage has shown positive prospects in Kurigram taken by Bangladesh government in June 2014

BSRM declares 10pc final stock dividend

The board of directors of Bangladesh Steel Rerolling Mills Limited (BSRM) has recommended 10 percent final stock dividend for

Brokerage houses warned over negative equity problem

The Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission on Sunday asked the brokerage houses to settle the much-talked-about negative equity problem

Grameen Bank's profit rises, interest declines

Grameen Bank has earned a good profit in the recent months despite the fact that the current management of

Expatriates sending more money home from Oman

Almost one billion OMR rials more has been sent home by expats working in Oman over the past five

31 Bangladeshi missions fail to meet export targets

Latest statistics of the Export Promotion Bureau (EPB) stated that thirty one missions out of 56 Bangladesh missions abroad

Policy to promote rooftop solar power on card

The government has initiated a move to conduct a study on framing Net Metering Policy, aiming to promote rooftop

Deal with China to be inked over Info Sarker project funding

The government is looking forward to sign a framework agreement with China as soon as possible over its $156.55

BSRM Steel to give 15pc final cash dividend

The board of directors of BSRM Steels Limited (BSRM Steel) has recommended 15 percent final cash dividend for its

Trading at DSE, CSE remain closed

The offices of Dhaka Stock Exchange Limited (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange Limited (CSE) have remained closed from Monday

Japan economy posts 4pc annual growth

Japan's economy gained momentum in the April-June quarter, growing at a hearty 4.0 percent annual pace fueled by stronger

Ship building industry earns $150m in 5 yrs

Country's ship building industry has earned $150 million of foreign exchange in last five years by exporting 40 ships

India’s Ola sets sights on Dhaka

India’s largest online taxi aggregator Ola plans to expand business to Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, as it is hiring operation

Export to US, UK bounce back after few months

Export earnings from United States (US) and United Kingdom (UK) have bounced back strongly in July after experiencing huge

Bangladesh faces difficulties in buying wheat

Bangladesh has a major wheat import requirement after floods damaged this year's crops, but global importers are reluctant to

Gold prices up again in two weeks

Bangladesh Jewellers Samity or Bajus has cited the rise in prices of the precious metal in the international market

DSEX ends 5,922 points

Both the stocks of the country opened the week mixed on Sunday with rising trends, which took the major

Vietnam business team visits Dhaka

A delegation of Vietnam led by Do Huu Huy, deputy director general of Ministry of Industry and Trade of

BD receives $1.12b remittances in July

Millions of Bangladeshis, living and working abroad, remitted home 1.12 billion US dollars in July, the first month of

7th Commward to be celebrated on Aug 19

The seventh edition of Commward is scheduled to be held on 19th August at Le Meridien Dhaka. Commward is

Novoair to operate extra flights for Eid

Novoair, one of the country's leading private airlines, on Sunday declared to operate additional flights to Saidpur and Jessore

Health insurance for students abroad to be relaxed

The central bank of the country has decided to relax its foreign exchange regulations for students applying for studies

Most missions fail to meet export target; overall shortfall almost 6%

Thirty one missions out of 56 Bangladesh missions abroad failed to achieve their respective export target in the last fiscal