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    Tax receipts Tk 31,508cr short of H1 target

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:52pm on January 26, 2020

    Revenue collection by the National Board of Revenue fell short by Tk 31,508 crore or 23 per cent of the target in the first half of the current fiscal year 2019-2020 due to poor performance by the three wings...

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    BKMEA reluctant to stop UD issuance to errant factories

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:54pm on January 26, 2020

    The Bangladesh Knitwear Manufacturers and Exporters Association is reluctant to stop issuing utilisation declaration (UD) to its noncompliant member factories despite repeated instructions from the...

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    Stocks extend gaining streak to 3rd day

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:56pm on January 26, 2020

    Dhaka stocks gained marginally on Sunday to extend the gaining streak to the third session as a section of investors went for profit taking while the others kept buying shares amid the government moves...

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    AIBL unveils new logo at rebranding campaign

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:58pm on January 26, 2020

    Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited has unveiled its new logo at the launch of its rebranding campaign to mark its 25th founding anniversary. The bank has also declared 2020 as its Silver Jubilee Year...

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    12 more skills providers get NSDA registration

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:00pm on January 26, 2020

    The National Skills Development Authority (NSDA), under the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), has registered 12 more training providers. Prime minister’s principal secretary Ahmad Kaikaus on Sunday handed...

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    Japan arrests former SoftBank staff suspected of spying for Russia

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 11:02pm on January 26, 2020

    Japanese police have arrested a former SoftBank employee for allegedly stealing proprietary information from the telecom giant and giving it to Russian officials, police and media reports said...

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    Divided EU leaders to hammer out budget at February summit

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 11:06pm on January 26, 2020

    European Union leaders meet next month in Brussels to try to agree a first post-Brexit long-term budget, with divisions over proposed cuts that could undermine defence and climate change...

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    Room for India income tax relief limited as collections may fall short

    Press Trust of India . New Delhi | Updated at 11:19pm on January 26, 2020

    Tax collections in the current fiscal may fall short of targets by as much as Rs 2 trillion on faltering Indian economy, leaving a very little room for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman for offering any...