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Almost 6 kg gold seized at airport, 1 held

Customs intelligence seized almost 6 kg gold and held a passenger from Shahajalal International Airport in the capital early Sunday.   The arrestee Abdur Razzak, 48 came to Dhaka by a flight Details

4.66 kilogrammes weighing bars seized at Shahjalal International Airport

Customs intelligence seized 40 gold bars weighing 4.66 kilogrammes  at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka early Wednesday.   The gold bars were seized from a seat cover of Arab Emirates flights.   Director Details

Bangladesh to gain duty facilities in more than 10,000 items

The Cabinet on Monday approved an offer for applauses of the Second Amendment to the Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement, a preferential trade contact among the countries in the Asia-Pacific region, under which Bangladesh Details

Excise tax not new but the rate been increased slightly

Referring his proposal to impose tax on bank deposits, Finance Minister AMA Muhith today said it has been elevated for several years and the tax rate will be increased slightly Details

Bangladesh economy to increase 6.8% in 2017: World Bank

Bangladesh economy is hoped to increase by 6.8 percent in 2017, slightly falling from 7.1 percent the previous year, the World Bank has said in a report. The global lender, in Details

CIID starts gold confiscating of Apan Jewelers

The officials of Customs Intelligence have begun expropriating almost 495 kms of gold of Apan Jewelers as it flopped to show legal documents for the gold.   The process of expropriation begun Details

New tax system will not impinge people

The new VAT( value added tax) system will not cause prices of goods to go up as a host of deductions and exemptions have been given in the new budget, Details

Tk 281 billion allotted for Road Transport and Bridges Ministry

Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith on Thursday presented the national budget for 2017-18 FY in the Jatiya Sangsad offering Taka 28,126 crore (281.26 billion ) for the Road Transport Details

The rate will be 15 per cent: Muhith

Finance minister AMA on Saturday put away from his previous promise for reducing the proposed rate of value added tax in the upcoming national to be declared on June 1. ‘The Details

We will cancel the land price system and market will determine it: Muhith

The government has decided to remove the existing land pricing system as it makes black money in the economy. At a pre-budget discussion with the Economic Reporters Forum, finance minister Abul Details

Muhith to bring amendment in VAT law

For so much opposition and protests from businessmen, Finance Minister AMA Muhith has hinted of bringing relief for traders in the new VAT law. “I’m thinking about giving some respite and Details

Bangladesh Joins the 3rd “UNCTAD e-Commerce Week 2017

The 3rd “UNCTAD e-Commerce Week 2017” celebration with the theme "Towards Inclusive E-Commerce" started on 24 April 2017 in Geneva, Switzerland with a view to identifying forward-looking insights and concrete Details

Tarique Rahman’s mother-in-law gets bail

A Dhaka court on Sunday granted bail to BNP Senior Vice-Chairman Tarique Rahman’s mother-in-law Syeda Iqbal Mand Banu in two separate cases filed by Anti Corruption Commission (ACC). Judge Kamrul Hossain Details

Business Conference of First Security Islami Bank held

Quarterly Business Conference of Dhaka & Barisal Zone of First Security Islami Bank Limited held at Dhaka Regency Hotel & Resort on 21 April 2017. The Conference was presided over Details

GDP growth to be projected at 7.4pc says Muhith

Finance minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith on Sunday said that the growth in gross domestic product would be projected at 7.4 per cent in the new fiscal year that will Details

Dr. Mohammad Yunus sued over 'unpaid arrears'

Staff Reporter:Staff at a Bangladeshi company established by microfinance pioneer Dr. Mohammad Yunus are suing the Nobel laureate Details

FM urges institutes to come forward for students' welfare

Staff Reporter:Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith on Friday called upon financial institutes to come forward for the Details

'Natural gas will be imported from Qatar'

Staff Reporter:Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed on Monday said "Construction of the LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) terminal will be Details

PM slams Muhith for microcredit remarks

Staff Reporter:The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Saturday criticized her cabinet member AMA Muhith for praising the role Details

Tripura stops fish import from Bangladesh

Special Reporter:A minister of Agartala on Friday said, after traces of formalin were found in imported fish, the Details