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    4 NY law firms show interest to deal BB heist reserve legal fight

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on August 06, 2018

    Four New York-based law firms have shown interest to assist Bangladesh Bank in its planned legal fight for recovering the BB reserves stolen and laundered in the Philippines....

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    Rights groups oppose CPD proposal to set RMG workers minimum wage at Tk 9,228

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on August 06, 2018

    Centre for Policy Dialogue on Sunday proposed Tk 9,228 as minimum monthly wages for readymade garment workers and Tk 10,028 for the workers having child....

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    Import payments top $51.5b in FY18

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on August 06, 2018

    Country’s import payments topped $51.5 billion with a 16.39-per cent growth in last fiscal year of 2017-2018 amid increased payments for food grains and petroleum imports....

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    FBCCI urges owners to end transport strike

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on August 06, 2018

    The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry on Sunday urged public transport owners to end their ongoing transport strike and requested students to call off their protests for safer roads to bring back normalcy to daily life, trade and business in the country....

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    Dhaka stocks gain after 5-week bear run on MPS boost

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

    Dhaka stocks posted gains in the past week, snapping a five-week bear run, as investors went on bargain hunting share purchase, especially from those of financial scrips as they found no measures on squeezing liquidity supply in the central bank’s monetary policy for July-December....

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    Income tax officials allowed to conduct extensive enquiry for prosecution

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

    Income tax officials will now be able to conduct extensive enquiry and investigation for prosecuting tax-related offenders following inclusion of a provision in the income tax law....

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    SEZ dev yet to match govt’s strategy to tackle regional disparity: study

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:14am on August 05, 2018

    The progress of special economic zones’ development is yet to match to the government’s strategy to tackle regional disparity in the country, according to a study report....

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    Govt backtracks on setting term limit of office bearers

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

    The government has amended Trade Organisations Rules for the second time in the last seven months lifting the bar on contesting executive committee election of a trade body after serving the office for two consecutive terms....

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    India to impose delayed tariffs on some US goods in September

    Reuters | Updated at 10:03am on August 04, 2018

    India said on Saturday that delayed higher tariffs against some goods imported from the United States will go into force on September 18. New Delhi,...

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    BSEC yet to finalise changes after 2yrs of drafting

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on August 04, 2018

    The Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission is yet to take initiative to finalise the proposed amendment to the mutual fund rules after drafting the changes two years ago, hampering the growth of the sector....

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