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Remittance transfer cost to be alleviated

Finance Minister AMA Muhith on Saturday said that the cost of remittance transfer will be lessened soon to increase its flow to the country.   The minister came up with Read More

ACC detains Citycell CEO Mehboob Chowdhury

Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has detained chief executive officer of Citycell Mehboob Chowdhury for allegedly embezzling over Tk 383 crore from a bank between 2011 and 2015.   Mehboob was held Read More

The deposits of Bangladeshis in Swiss banks increase 20pc in a year

A report by the central bank of Switzerland claims that the Bangladeshis’ deposit in Swiss Banks climbed to 20.18 percent year-on-year in 2016 to 661.96 million Swiss francs or Tk Read More

Govt taking steps for developing labour market in 50 countries

The government has fulfilled a study to explore labour market in 50 countries including Europe, Australia and Brazil along with analyzing labour market trend in Middle Eastern countries. Based on Read More

No excise tax on school banking

Finance Minister AMA Muhith on Tuesday resisted the excise duty ( excise tax) he proposes on bank accounts and said school banking activities will be out of its prevalence.   Read More

Call rate can be reduced

State Minister for Posts and Telecommunications Tarana Halim said call rate of mobile phone can be reduced if it is needed. Bangladesh’s position in the lowest call rate of the Read More

Cabinet approves a proposal for online media guideline

The cabinet on Monday gave approval for a draft of National Online Media Guideline -2017 making registration mandatory for internet based radio, television and newspapers. But all the newspapers and Read More

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 Read More

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 Read More

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 Read More