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    BTRC drafts guidelines to limit mobile tower radiation

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:05am on February 10, 2018

    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has drafted guidelines for limiting radiation from base transceiver stations of mobile phone operators....

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    REHAB fair begins in Ctg

    Our Correspondent . Chittagong | Updated at 12:05am on February 09, 2018

    The four-day REHAB Chittagong Fair 2018 kicked off on Thursday in the port city’s Radisson Blu Bay View hotel. The Chittagong chapter of the Real Estate and Housing Association of Bangladesh has organised the fair with the aim of promoting sales of affordable flats and plots for consumers...

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    Stocks kept afloat but turnover hits one-and-half-year low

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on February 09, 2018

    Dhaka stocks were kept afloat on Thursday amid regulatory intervention but the turnover slumped to one-and-a-half-year low due to political worries surrounding the announcement of verdict against Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia in a graft case..

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    Gas shortage holds back textile sector: BTMA

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on February 09, 2018

    Bangladesh Textile Mills Association leaders on Thursday said gas shortage has retarded the progress of the country’s textile sector....

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    3-day Asia pharma expo begins in Dhaka

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on February 09, 2018

    The three-day Asia Pharma Expo-2018 began at the International Convention City, Bashundhara in Dhaka on Thursday with the aim of showcasing the latest medical equipment and health products....

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    After BB says it will sue RCBC, PH bank warns counter action

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on February 09, 2018

    One day after Bangladesh Bank said that it would sue the Philippines Rizal Commercial Banking Corp (RCBC) to recover major part of $81 million of BB reserve stolen from New York Federal Reserve Bank, the RCBC on Thursday warned of tit-for-tat legal action...

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    ILO finds govt step on membership threshold for TU inadequate

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on February 09, 2018

    An ILO expert committee has expressed its dissatisfaction over the recent labour law amendment proposals by the Bangladesh government, saying that the proposal of minor reduction in the minimum membership requirements would not contribute to the free establishment of workers’ organisations in a large number of enterprises in the country....

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    India wants CEPA with Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on February 09, 2018

    New Delhi has put forward a proposal to Dhaka to sign a comprehensive economic partnership agreement (CEPA) saying that the deal would boost bilateral trade between the two neighbours....

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    NBR may set reduced VAT rate on 4G licence, spectrum fees

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 12:05am on February 09, 2018

    Large taxpayers unit of the value-added tax wing on Thursday requested the National Board of Revenue to issue an instruction promptly on the VAT rates on 4G licence, spectrum fees and charges to be collected by the government from the mobile operators during the upcoming auctions...

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    Govt allocates Tk 39.63cr for aus farmers: minister

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 09:57pm on February 07, 2018

    The government has allocated Tk 39.63 crore as incentives for small and marginal farmers to boost aus rice production in the next season, said agriculture minister Matia Chowdhury on Wednesday...

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