National Budget

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    Budget not pro-people: Gono Forum

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:57am on June 16, 2019

    The Gono Forum on Saturday rejected the proposed budget for the 2019-20 financial year, terming it not pro-people and not farsighted. ‘We are totally rejecting...

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    Nothing negative in proposed budget: Obaidul

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:48am on June 16, 2019

    Terming the proposed budget for 2019-20 fiscal year a pro-people and positive one, ruling Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader on Saturday said that there...

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    Increased allocation proposed in budget

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:44am on June 16, 2019

    The government proposed to increase the allocation for women’s progress in the  national budget for fiscal 2019-20 to Tk 1,61,247 crore from  the last fiscal’s...

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    Looters would enjoy extra facilities amid less accountability

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:31am on June 16, 2019

    Gono Samhati Andolan on Saturday said that looters have been given various facilities in the proposed budget as the structure of the government itself was...

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    Dhaka stocks rise for 3rd week on budget expectations

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:51pm on June 15, 2019

    Dhaka stocks in the past week gained for the third consecutive week with an increased participation of investors amid budget-centric expectations. Finance minister AHM Mustafa...

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    SSJ places 11-point demands to govt

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on June 16, 2019

    Leaders of Sammilita Sangskritik Jote, an umbrella platform of cultural organisations in the country, and other organisations pressed for 11-point demands including allocation of one...

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    Missing masses amidst clientelism

    Unnayan Onneshan | Updated at 12:00am on June 16, 2019

    THE 48th national budget of the 2019–20 financial year is placed when macroeconomic instability looms large with creeping imbalances while the situation of common people...

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    Proposed budget, not its criticism, is sickening

    | Updated at 12:00am on June 16, 2019

    THE ‘national budget’ for the 2019–2020 financial year, proposed on Thursday by the controversially ‘elected’ government of the Awami League, has been exposed to multidimensional...

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    FBCCI finds proposed budget pro-business

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 05:05pm on June 15, 2019

    The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry has dubbed the proposed national budget for the 2019-20 fiscal year a ‘business-friendly’ one. ‘We thank...

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    Proposed budget to destroy country’s economy : Gono Forum

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:16pm on June 15, 2019

    Gono Forum leaders on Saturday said that the proposed national budget...