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    Spl fund for robotics, AI edn likely in budget

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 12:32am on May 14, 2019

    A special allocation of minimum Tk 50 crore would be set aside in the coming budget to encourage technology-driven education like learning of robotics, artificial...

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    Mustafa Kamal backtracks on making budget speech short

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 11:43pm on April 28, 2019

    Finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has backtracked on his previous plan to cut short the speech of the national budget apprehending criticisms the drastic changes...

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    Govt to project GDP growth at 8.2pc in new budget

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on April 25, 2019

    The government is likely to project growth in gross domestic product at 8.2 per cent and the rate of inflation at 5.5 per cent for...

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    Experts demand fiscal measures to reduce rising inequality

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on April 19, 2019

    Economists and experts on Thursday demanded taking measures in the national budget for the upcoming fiscal year of 2019-2020 to reduce rising inequality between the...

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    FICCI seeks 6 months for preparation to comply with new VAT law

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on April 10, 2019

    Foreign Investors’ Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Tuesday sought minimum six more months for system upgradation to comply with the new VAT law once...

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    MCCI, other trade bodies demand corporate tax cut for all firms

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on April 08, 2019

    Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry along with some other trade bodies on Sunday demanded corporate income tax cut both for listed and non-listed companies.At...

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    Adequate allocations for disabled sought in national budget

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Rangpur | Updated at 12:50am on April 06, 2019

    Speakers in Rangpur stressed on socio-economic and political empowerment of disabled people and increasing allocations for them in the national budget to provide education, health...

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    Bangladesh likely to cut Tk 22,000cr in revised budget

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 12:00am on March 31, 2019

    The government is likely to cut Tk 22,031 crore from the original outlay of Tk 4,64,573 crore and fix the revised budget at Tk 4,42,542 crore for the...

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    Overall subsidy, incentive may go up slightly

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 12:38am on March 24, 2019

    The overall allocation for subsidy and incentive in the next budget is likely to increase slightly, but subsidy on food may decrease by Tk 104 crore....

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    Economists for study on bad loans

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:17am on March 12, 2019

    Economists at a pre-budget discussion with finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal have recommended a study on bad loans in the country’s public and private banks...