Bolstering Alternative Dispute Resolution

Bangladesh, June 19 -- The Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) in financial matters came into renewed focus recently at a workshop in Dhaka. Top level representatives from the Bangladesh Bank, the Ba... Read More

New VAT law: Amendments necessary to align with global best practices

Bangladesh, June 19 -- The government has finally notified that the new VAT law (VAT and Supplementary Duty Act, 2012 and Rules 2016) will go into effect from July 01, 2019. Consequent upon this, all ... Read More

Fire at Baitul Mukarram market

Dhaka, June 19 -- A fire broke out at Baitul Mukarram market in the city on Wednesday. The fire broke out on the ground floor of the market around 11:40 am and spread soon, said a duty officer of Fir... Read More

Baitul Mukarram market fire extinguished

Dhaka, June 19 -- The fire at city's Baitul Mukarram market was extinguished after 40 minutes of frantic efforts on Wednesday afternoon. It broke out around 11:40am on the market's ground floor and s... Read More

Smooth graduation: Learning from experiences of former LDCs

Bangladesh, June 19 -- Only five countries have managed to graduate out of the 'Least Developed Country' (LDC) status and became 'Other Developing Countries' since the formation of LDC group in 1971. ... Read More

5G dynamics poses policy dilemma

Bangladesh, June 19 -- Despite being the next-generation cellular communication technology, 5G has become a crucial topic in the global political economy sphere. It has become a key agenda in the esca... Read More

Strengthening corporate governance with forensic accounting

Bangladesh, June 19 -- In recent times the term corporate governance has become a buzzword in the corporate world across the globe. It is not a new concept in the business arena, yet the areas of its ... Read More

Fake magistrate jailed for six months

Bangladesh, June 19 -- A mobile court of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) sentenced a man to six months in jail on Tuesday for posing as an executive magistrate. DNCC sources said Mohammad Bin Jah... Read More

HC orders action against traders using chemical in fruits

Bangladesh, June 19 -- The High Court (HC) asked on Tuesday the government to take stern action against people involved in using harmful chemicals in fruits. The bench of Justice FRM Nazmul Ahasan an... Read More

No new infrastructure plans as govt focusses on ongoing projects in this year's Maharasthra Budget

India, June 19 -- The state government has not announced any new big bang project for urban areas including cities like Mumbai and Pune in this year's budget. However, it has stated its commitment to ... Read More