Elevated expressway: 13 of the 15 ramps to be opened Saturday

Dhaka, Aug. 31 -- Thirteen of the 15 ramps on the Dhaka Elevated Expressway will open to traffic on Sunday, as its airport-Farmgate section is set to be inaugurated on Saturday. Two ramps at Banani a... Read More

Partial opening of Ctg elevated expressway in Nov

Dhaka, Aug. 31 -- A portion of Elevated Expressway Chattogram will be opened to traffic by this November with intent to ease vehicular movement through Bangabandhu Tunnel, another mega project. Work ... Read More

BB suspends licences of seven money changers

Dhaka, Aug. 31 -- The Bangladesh Bank on Wednesday suspended licences of as many as seven money changers, following allegations of their involvement in charging higher prices for foreign exchanges, pa... Read More

IFC invests $11b in Asia-Pacific projects in FY'23

Dhaka, Aug. 31 -- IFC, the largest global development institution, funded a record US$11 billion for a total of 108 projects in Asia and the Pacific in fiscal year (FY) 2022-23, registering a 10 per c... Read More

Beverage turnover tax reduced to 3.0pc

Dhaka, Aug. 31 -- The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has reduced the tax on the gross receipts of carbonated beverage manufacturers by two percentage points following investors' concerns about a shar... Read More

Tipu Munshi changes tune about market syndicate

Dhaka, Aug. 31 -- Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi has retracted his previous statement about market syndicates. "I did not say that a syndicate is present in the market, and I will break it," the comme... Read More

534 factories remediate all safety concerns

Dhaka, Aug. 31 -- Of the 1,913 export-oriented ready-made garment (RMG) factories under the RMG Sustainability Council (RSC), a total of 534 units have remediated all the safety concerns - identified ... Read More

Lack of safety monitoring raises RMG accidents

Dhaka, Aug. 31 -- Institutional safety monitoring in the country's ready-made garment (RMG) industry slowed down in recent years, especially after the departure of Accord and Alliance initiatives, whi... Read More

SC orders lawyers to follow guidelines on holding rallies on court premises

Dhaka, Aug. 31 -- The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the lawyers to strictly follow the guidelines, mentioned in a High Court verdict, regarding holding rallies and proce... Read More

TIB slams draft CSA with black DSA provisos

Dhaka, Aug. 31 -- Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) on Wednesday rejected the draft Cyber Security Act-2023, saying it has incorporated controversial provisions of the preceding oppressive D... Read More