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    Apparel exports to US crawl to $4.17b in Jan-Sept

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:47am on November 06, 2016

    Country’s apparel export to the United States in the first nine months of this year posted a minimal growth as the overall readymade garment import by the US fell in the period due to a slow recovery...

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    NBR bags another Tk 260cr as tax fair draws huge crowd

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:45am on November 06, 2016

    The week-long income tax fair that began on November 1 across the country drew huge crowd on Saturday, a weekly holiday, helping the National Board of Revenue collect Tk 260 crore in revenues on the day...

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    BTRC to hold 4G auction next year

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:44am on November 06, 2016

    The telecom regulator is planning to hold an auction of 700MHz band spectrum, currently specified for 4G or LTE services, in next year as the guidelines for 4G services will be prepared soon...

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    No anti-skimming tools at 2,526 ATMs as Oct deadline ends

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 12:41am on November 06, 2016

    Banks continue to flout the Bangladesh Bank directive about installing anti-skimming devices at all of their automated teller machines as 2,526 ATMs still remain without the devices after the extended...

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    No partner for this year

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:29am on November 05, 2016

    There is no possibility of taking any partner for Biman Bangladesh Airlines for its much-talked-about ground handling activities by this year for improving the quality of the job at the country’s all airports...

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    UK govt to appeal Brexit court ruling

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 01:28am on November 05, 2016

    The British government has vowed to appeal a High Court ruling that it must seek parliament’s approval before starting EU exit talks, in a landmark judgement that could delay Brexit...

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    BSEC to set up capital market edn academy

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:27am on November 05, 2016

    The Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission will form a separate academy, Bangladesh Academy for Securities Market (BASM), to conduct country-wide education on capital market...

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    NBR gets Tk 1,157cr in 4 days

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:24am on November 05, 2016

    The National Board of Revenue collected Tk 1,157.19 crore in income tax in four days of the weeklong income tax fair that began across the country on November 1...

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    Prices of potato, garlic rise

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:21am on November 05, 2016

    The prices of potato and garlic increased in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday. Retailers blamed a syndicate of wholesalers for the rise in the price of potato. They said that the price of imported garlic went up due to an off-seasonal supply shortage of the local variety of the spice...

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    Banks cut rates further in Sept

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:16am on November 05, 2016

    Country’s scheduled banks cut their rates of interest on lending further in September, for the 21th month in a row, against the backdrop of the businesses’ persistent reluctance to borrow from banks due to a sluggish business situation, said Bangladesh Bank officials...