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    $300m loan deal for Ctg-Cox’s Bazar railway June 21

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 09:56pm on June 17, 2017

    The government is set to sign two separate loan agreements on June 21 for construction of Chittagong-Cox’s Bazar Railway Line...

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    REHAB seeks cut in new VAT rate

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:50pm on June 17, 2017

    Leaders of the Real Estate and Housing Association of Bangladesh on Saturday urged the government to consider reducing the rate of value-added tax stipulated in the new VAT Act, saying that uniform 15 per cent VAT rate would largely affect the housing sector...

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    RMG owners fail to keep pledge over festival allowance payment

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:25pm on June 17, 2017

    Country’s readymade garment factory owners have failed to keep their pledge to pay festival allowances to their workers by Ramadan 20 that fell on June 16....

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    PM invites Swedish businesspeople to partner with B’desh in investment

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Stockholm, Sweden | Updated at 11:30pm on June 16, 2017

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday invited the leaders of Swedish business and industry to partner with Bangladesh in investment and trade for a shared prosperity and bringing a change in the lives of millions in both countries...

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    Price of broiler goes up in capital

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:28pm on June 16, 2017

    The price of broiler chicken went up in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday. Traders said that price of the item increased as good number of consumers diverted their choice to broiler as beef and mutton became dearer in recent time...

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    CSE asked to examine fraud allegations against broker

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:27pm on June 16, 2017

    The Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission has asked Chittagong Stock Exchange to investigate a number of investors’ allegations of fund embezzlement by Western Securities Investment Management Limited...

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    Most clients out of internet, mobile banking services

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 11:16pm on June 16, 2017

    A large majority of bank clients are yet to get the internet and SMS (short messaging service) or mobile banking services as the country’s banks are reluctant to promote the facilities, said officials of Bangladesh Bank...

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    Stocks inch up for 3rd day amid sluggish trading

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:29pm on June 15, 2017

    Dhaka stocks inched up for the third trading session on Thursday amid sluggish trading ahead of the June ending book-closure of financial institutions and Eid-ul-Fitr, one of the biggest religious festivals for the Muslims...

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    NBR attaches bank accounts of 2 ICB cos

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:28pm on June 15, 2017

    The National Board of Revenue on Thursday attached bank accounts of two subsidiaries of the Investment Corporation of Bangladesh for non-payment of corporate tax of Tk 130 crore for five years...

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    India govt approves anti-dumping duty on B’desh hydrogen peroxide

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:23pm on June 15, 2017

    India’s government has approved imposition of anti-dumping duty of up to $118 per tonne on import of hydrogen peroxide from Bangladesh and four other countries, reports Press Trust of India on Thursday...