Dhaka metro rail company misses functioning timeline

Full functioning of Dhaka's metro-rail company is likely to get...

Taxmen want to freeze bank accounts of three defaulters

Tax-takers have sought permission to freeze bank accounts of three...

Income tax returns leap to 1.55m, likely to rise this FY

The number of income-tax returns filed by individual taxpayers registered...

Strategy on fixing flaws in remediated factories soon

The government has decided to formulate a time-bound strategy for...

Tender soon for privatising Chittagong port operation

An international tender will be called for privatising Chittagong Port...

ADB suspends loans for four BR projects

  Asian Development Bank (ADB) has suspended loans against four...

Most bank boards ignorant of cyber risks, finds study

A significant section of the country's banks and their governing...

BSC seeks tax waiver

Bangladesh Shipping Corporation (BSC) has again sought tax-VAT waiver against...

Aid in pipeline swells to $ 36b

A year-on-year steep rise in foreign-aid commitments virtually jammed the...

New MPS may target higher investment in productive sectors

Containing inflation and boosting investment particularly in productive sectors for...

Another Indo-BD grid soon for power import

Bangladesh will install another cross-border high-voltage transmission line for importing...

Capacity building essential to meet skill gap: Study report

  As the demand for the labour force is projected...

Farm-sector NPLs swell by Tk 11.16b in FY ‘17

The volume of classified loans in the agricultural sector bloated...

Power generation ‘possible at lower cost' than estimated

Nat'l Committee unveils its master plan Unveiling a master plan...

Govt, WB to form $5.0m facility for public fiscal reform strategy

  The government and World Bank (WB) have recently agreed...

Govt to set up 22 coal-fired power plants in four years

The government has taken a plan to set up 22...

Bangladesh to produce 4.2m tonnes fishes in FY16-17

Fish production in Bangladesh is estimated to increase to 4.04...

Dhaka congestion eats up 3.2m working hrs per day

Dhaka’s average traffic speed is now 7 kilometres an hour...

Boosting remittance inflow

Bangladesh Bank (BB) has started discussions with commercial banks to...

Bangladesh- Japan deal may disrupt Chinese BRI

The Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA) and Bangladesh government signed...

Remittance falls for fraudulence: Survey

Although over the last two years migration flow from Bangladesh...

Remittance falls for fraudulence: Survey report

Although over the last two years migration flow from Bangladesh...

Petrobangla pays Tk 65.3b in VAT, SD arrears to NBR

State-owned Petrobangla paid its outstanding value added tax (VAT) and...