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    ACC urges cabinet secy for ensuring ECR installation at all shops

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 15, 2017

    Anti-Corruption Commission has requested the cabinet secretary for taking measures to ensure installation of electronic cash registers (ECR) at all shops across the country for ensuring revenue collection and preventing corruption...

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    Stocks end five-day bull run on profit taking

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 14, 2017

    Dhaka stocks on Monday inched down, ending a five-day bull run, as some investors went for profit-booking selling of shares, especially bank scrips....

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    Economy progressing below true potential: MCCI

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 14, 2017

    The Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry has said that the country’s economy was progressing below its true potential. ‘Bangladesh’s economy is progressing well, but below its true potential as infrastructure bottlenecks and shortage of power and energy generally prevent its performance at full capacity,’ the MCCI said in its first quarterly review on economic situation of the country....

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    NBR honours Hasina as regular income taxpayer

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:05am on November 14, 2017

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina as a regular taxpayer Monday received the income tax card from the National Board of Revenue (NBR). Senior secretary of the Internal Resources Division (IRD) and chairman of the NBR Md Nojibur Rahman handed over the Income Tax Card to Hasina at the outset of the weekly cabinet meeting held at the Prime Minister’s Office ....

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    DGF issues 20,000 new licences to food grain traders in Oct

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 14, 2017

    More than 20,000 rice and wheat traders across the country received licences from the Directorate General of Food under the Control of Essential Commodities Act, 1956 in October, pushing up the number of licensed food grain traders in the country to nearly 60,000....

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    NBR puts off launching for two months

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 12:05am on November 14, 2017

    National Board of Revenue has delayed the introduction of the online VAT returns submission by at least two months as it failed to complete the legal procedures required to launch the system within the deadline....

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    BTRC cuts spectrum conversion fee amid telcos’ pressure

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 14, 2017

    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has revised downward the fee for getting technology neutrality facility for each megahertz of spectrum in 900 and 1800 megahertz bands amid pressure from mobile phone operators....

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    3-day leather tech fair begins Nov 16

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 13, 2017

    A three-day international exhibition of leather technologies titled ‘LEATHERTECH Bangladesh 2017’ will begin on November 16 at the International Convention City, Bashundara in the capital with the aim of bringing the latest technologies under one roof for the local manufacturers...

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    Stocks gain stretches to 5th day on relentless rise of banks, GP

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 13, 2017

    Dhaka stocks advanced on Sunday for the fifth consecutive day, despite fall in share prices of most of the scrips as share prices of banks and Grameenphone continued to surge ahead of year closing...

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    Benapole port remains ‘neglected’ for 30yrs

    Our Correspondent . Jessore | Updated at 12:05am on November 13, 2017

    Benapole land port, the country’s largest land port with India, has not witnessed any major developments in the last 30 years due to the insincerity shown towards the cause by successive governments...

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