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    Govt approves 52 more firms for assessment

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2018

    The government has listed 52 more engineering firms to conduct detailed engineering assessment on fire and electrical faults in readymade garment factories under a national initiative to ensue engineering support for factories with the aim of expediting remediation works....

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    Bug business: cockroaches corralled by the millions in China to crunch waste

    Reuters . China | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2018

    In the near pitch-dark, you can hear them before you see them - millions of cockroaches scuttling and fluttering across stacks of wooden boards as they devour food scraps by the tonne in a novel form of urban waste disposal....

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    144 entities get VAT award

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2018

    National Board of Revenue on Monday gave VAT award to 144 business entities across the country for depositing the highest amount of value-added tax to the government exchequer for the fiscal year of 2016-2017....

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    Stocks drop for 3rd day as electioneering begins

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2018

    Dhaka stocks dipped for the third session on Monday as surging defaulted loans in the country’s banking sector dampened the mood of investors who also remained watchful ahead of the December 30 national election....

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    Govt raises Benapole land port use charges

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2018

    The government has raised considerably the warehouse and open yard space charges for motor vehicles, chassis and related goods at the Benapole land port to reduce congestion at the port....

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    Kader re-elected president of BGAPMEA

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2018

    Md Abdul Kader Khan, managing director of Khan Accessories & Packaging Company Ltd, has been reelected president of Bangladesh Garments Accessories and Packaging Manufacturers and Exporters Association for the next two years....

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    IHG re-enters B’desh opening InterContinental Dhaka

    Business Desk | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2018

    InterContinental Hotels Group, one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has announced the opening of InterContinental Dhaka in partnership with Bangladesh Services Limited, said a press release on Monday....

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    India cenbank governor resigns amid RBI-govt tussle

    Reuters . Mumbai | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2018

    Reserve Bank of India Governor Urjit Patel resigned for ‘personal reasons’ on Monday, a decision analysts linked to intense pressure on the central bank from the government to ease regulatory curbs....

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