Grain cropland takes over that of vegetables

Dhaka, Nov. 27 -- The FE news published on Thursday last under the headline, 'Rice, maize eat up veggie cropland' comes as a surprise. This pre-winter season every year witnesses the start of arrival ... Read More

Steps taken to issue birth certificates from ward councillor's office

Dhaka, Nov. 27 -- Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) has taken an initiative to provide birth registration certificates to the citizens from the ward councillor's office to reduce public suffering an... Read More

Foreign funds leave depressed stocks for gains elsewhere

Dhaka, Nov. 27 -- Foreign investors' sales volumes have been much higher than buy volumes in the stock market in the six months through September, indicating their intention to pull out of the market.... Read More

Offer incentive, tax benefit package for expats, speakers urge govt at FBCCI's meeting

Dhaka, Nov. 27 -- Speakers at a programme on Saturday urged the government to announce a proper incentive and tax benefit package for skilled expatriate Bangladeshis so that they can return to the cou... Read More

67 NRBs selected for CIP status

Dhaka, Nov. 27 -- The government has selected 67 non-resident Bangladeshis (NRBs) to honour them with the CIP (commercially important person) status for the year 2020 for their contribution to the cou... Read More

Another constable suspended over militants' escape in Dhaka

Dhaka, Nov. 27 -- Another police constable has been suspended over the escape of two militants on death row from the court area in Dhaka. The suspended policeman, Nure Azad, was escorting four milita... Read More

MNOs get until Jan 15 for filing network tower plans

Dhaka, Nov. 27 -- The country's mobile network operators (MNOs) have to submit plans for building, leasing and selling of network towers (base transceiver station or BTS) to the regulator by January 1... Read More

Income tax receipts not in tandem with rising TINs

Dhaka, Nov. 27 -- The growth in income tax collection has not been consistent with the rise in the number of TIN (taxpayers' identification number) holders, raising concerns among the experts at a sem... Read More

Signs of apparel export bounce-back strong

Dhaka, Nov. 27 -- Global buyers are making fresh inquiries about clothing supplies for the next season as the crunch-stricken West begins gathering wits, in signs of rebound in orders from a downturn.... Read More

37 Pabna farmers get bail in unpaid bank debt case

Dhaka, Nov. 27 -- A court in Pabna has granted bail to 37 farmers, including 12 who were sent to jail on Friday, in a case over their failure to repay loans taken from a state-owned bank. Md Shamsuzz... Read More