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Power generation plunges as businesses remain shut

Dhaka, April 1 -- Electricity generation across the country dropped by around 20 per cent due to a fall in its demand as most of industrial units, offices and businesses remained shut to stem the spre... Read More


40 cos to go public to raise Tk 30 billion

Dhaka, April 1 -- Some 40 companies will raise an aggregate amount of capital worth around Tk 30 billion from the country's capital markets. The companies have intended to raise the capital floating ... Read More


Detailed analysis a must, says BUILD

Dhaka, April 1 -- In view of COVID-19 pandemic, BUILD, a private think tank stressed the need for detailed analysis by a pool of researchers to understand and assess need of the country and also to un... Read More


Huawei releases 2019 Annual Report

Dhaka, April 1 -- Huawei released its 2019 Annual Report on Tuesday in Shenzhen, China, detailing a solid business performance. The company's global sales revenue in 2019 rounded off at CNY858.8 bill... Read More


'Forget budget deficit, immediate focus is human lives & livelihoods'

Dhaka, April 1 -- Traditionally, finance ministers of the country keep the budget deficit within 5.0 per cent or so of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP). But in the current fiscal year (FY20) there i... Read More


PwC detects ambiguities in tax laws

Dhaka, April 1 -- The PricewaterhouseCoopers, Bangladesh, has identified inconsistencies in tax laws, including taxation on Alternative Investment Fund (AIF), capital gain and tax deducted at source i... Read More


'Consider house rent of workers with sympathy'

Dhaka, March 31 -- Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi on Tuesday urged the house owners to consider the monthly rents of industrial sector workers with sympathy amid the global crisis over coronavirus or C... Read More


'50 social media accounts spreading rumours about coronavirus'

Dhaka, March 31 -- Police have sent lists of around 50 social media accounts to BTRC for the telecom regulators to stop those from spreading rumours about the coronavirus. In a statement on efforts t... Read More


Density of aedes larvae not at alarming level: Survey

Dhaka, March 31 -- The density of larvae of aedes mosquito, which transmits dengue virus to human body, is not at alarming level in the capital Dhaka but everyone should remain alert about it, accordi... Read More


Coronavirus: Mobile internet trends up, number of voice call drops

Dhaka, March 31 -- A surge in the use of mobile internet data has been offset by a drop in the number of voice calls in Bangladesh amid a nationwide shutdown over the spread of the coronavirus, accord... Read More