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    Alliance not to extend tenure beyond 2018

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 10:47pm on August 20, 2017

    The Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety, a consortium of North American brands and buyers, has assured the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association that the platform would not extend its tenure in Bangladesh beyond 2018...

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    NBR finds Tk 869cr income tax evasion thru ‘miscalculation’

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 09:10pm on August 20, 2017

    The National Board of Revenue detected income tax evasion worth Tk 869 crore through scrutiny assessment of the tax returns submitted under the universal self-assessment since the fiscal year 2011-12...

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    Govt sets rawhide prices of sacrificial animal up to Tk 55

    Staff Correspondent  | Updated at 12:05am on August 21, 2017

    The government has announced the prices of rawhides of sacrificial animals, fixing the highest price of Tk 55 a square feet for cowhides and Tk 22 a square feet for goat skin...

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    Stocks end three-week rally on profit-taking sales

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:17pm on August 19, 2017

    Dhaka stocks slumped in a shortened week after gaining in the previous three weeks amid a decline in share prices of two-thirds of scrips as investors went for profit taking, especially from the financial shares following their earlier gains...

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    Salt price hike ahead of Eid worries tanners

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:16pm on August 19, 2017

    Tanners are worried over the high salt prices in the country as it will raise the cost of rawhide preservation of sacrificed animals during the Eid-ul-Azha...

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    Food safety big challenge for B’desh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:15pm on August 19, 2017

    Food safety is a big challenge for the country as hundreds of thousands of businesspeople involved in food processing are working under the regulations of so many regulators...

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    AMTOB calls for BTRC dialogue with stakeholders

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 11:13pm on August 19, 2017

    Association of Mobile Telecom Operators of Bangladesh has urged Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission to hold consultation meetings with the stakeholders in telecommunication sector before adopting any new policy...

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    Political consensus at home stressed to take advantage of regional trade

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:09pm on August 19, 2017

    Businesses and political leaders at a seminar on Saturday emphasised political consensus for taking advantage of regional trade and connectivity...

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    Field-level NBR officials warned over harassment of taxpayers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:45pm on August 19, 2017

    The National Board of Revenue has warned its field-level income tax officials not to harass taxpayers and show apathy in providing services...

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    Meat traders want end to free flow of Indian cattle, extortion

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:57pm on August 18, 2017

    Meat traders on Friday urged the government to prevent free flow of cattle as well as import of packaged meat from India and give more importance to domestic production of cattle..