Government brings changes in a number of missions

Dhaka, June 1 -- The government has brought a number of changes in its missions abroad with new head of missions. Bangladesh Ambassador to Italy Shameem Ahsan has been made Bangladesh High Commission... Read More

Domestic bank borrowing to finance 17pc of budget deficit

Dhaka, June 1 -- As the government unveiled a Tk 7.61 trillion spending plan for the upcoming fiscal year to get the ball rolling on the 'Smart Bangladesh' initiative, more than 17 per cent of the rec... Read More

GDP growth set at 7.5pc for FY 24

Dhaka, June 1 -- In the proposed budget, Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has set the country's GDP (gross domestic product) growth at 7.5 per cent for the coming fiscal year 2023-24. "On the whole... Read More

Erdogan makes phone call to Sheikh Hasina

Dhaka, June 1 -- Turkey's president-elect Recep Tayyip Erdogan made a phone call to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday night since his reelection as the president and expressed hope to take Tur... Read More

Utimaco, Genex Infosys join forces to accelerate data security in Bangladesh

Dhaka, June 1 -- Utimaco, one of the leading Hardware Security Module (HSM) OEM from Germany, and Genex Infosys Limited, one of the leading IT solutions providers in the country, organised a collabora... Read More

Bangladesh to introduce new law to regulate e-commerce

Dhaka, June 1 -- The government is planning to draft a new law to regulate the online business sector, which has been the subject of much conjecture in recent years. Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kama... Read More

Govt raises travel tax to save dollars in times of austerity

Dhaka, June 1 -- The government has proposed to increase the tax levied on domestic and foreign travel in a bid to boost revenue generation and ease the strain on forex reserves. On Thursday, Finance... Read More

Cigarettes to get pricier

Dhaka, June 1 -- Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has proposed to increase the revenue collected from cigarette smokers. As a result, the price of each cigarette pack will increase by Tk 2-8 depend... Read More

LPG price drops by Tk 13.42 per kg

Dhaka, June 1 -- Price of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) has slashed by Tk 13.42 per kg to Tk 89.48 from the previous price of Tk 102.9 for the month of June. Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (... Read More

High Court asks Yunus to pay over Tk 120 million as donation tax

Dhaka, May 31 -- The High Court on Wednesday asked Nobel Laureate Professor Dr Muhammad Yunus to pay over Tk 120 million as donation tax to the National Board of Revenue (NBR). The HC bench of Justic... Read More