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    No bar to hold FBCCI polls on May 14

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:15pm on March 30, 2017

    The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Thursday cleared the way for holding election to the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry on the scheduled date on May 14 as it stayed a High Court order that had stayed the election for two months...

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    NBR allows Ruposhi Bangla deferred payment of duties in 4 years

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:14pm on March 30, 2017

    The National Board of Revenue has given duty benefit to the Ruposhi Bangla Hotel authorities on import of equipments and decoration materials for renovation works of the luxury hotel...

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    Investment in govt savings tools leaps to Tk 33,283cr in Jul-Feb

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 09:59pm on March 30, 2017

    The net investment in the national savings certificates and bonds in the July-February period of the current financial year 2016-17 increased by 67.32 per cent to Tk 33,282.57 crore compared with that of Tk 19,890.55 crore posted in the same period a financial year ago...

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    SC clears way for holding FBCCI election

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 11:41am on March 30, 2017

    The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Thursday rejected the High Court order that stayed the process of holding the FBCCI election for...

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    Stocks inch down on profit taking from banks, NBFIs

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:13pm on March 29, 2017

    Dhaka stocks inched down on Wednesday as investors went for profit taking sales of shares of banks and non-bank financial institutes during the second half of the trading session...

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    HC orders status quo over BB show-cause notices on NRBC Bank

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 11:12pm on March 29, 2017

    The High Court on Tuesday asked the Bangladesh Bank to maintain a status quo over two of its show-cause notices served on managing director and board of directors of the scam-hit NRB Commercial Bank asking them to explain why punitive measures would not be taken against them for their alleged involvements in a number of financial scams...

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    UK PM triggers ‘historic’ Brexit

    Reuters . London | Updated at 11:11pm on March 29, 2017

    Prime minister Theresa May formally began Britain’s divorce from the European Union on Wednesday, saying there was ‘no turning back’ from a decision pitching her country into the unknown and triggering years of fraught negotiations...

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    India becomes net exporter of power for 1st time

    Business Desk | Updated at 11:09pm on March 29, 2017

    India has become a net exporter of electricity for the first time, the power ministry said on Wednesday, adding that upcoming cross-border transmission lines with neighbouring countries such as Nepal, Bangladesh and Myanmar will only increase sales, reports Reuters...

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    Number of mobile subscribers nears 13 crore again

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:08pm on March 29, 2017

    The number of active mobile subscribers again neared 13-crore mark in February this year as the acquisition of users by mobile operators picked up in recent months after few months of hiccups surrounding the biometric re-registration...

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    No ‘important’ files damaged in fire: BB

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:07pm on March 29, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank on Wednesday said that no important files or documents were damaged but different kinds of goods and office equipments worth Tk 80 lakh were burnt in the fire incident that took place in the central bank headquarters on March 23 night ..