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Dhaka decides on transit to Nepal: Draft finalized

Dhaka decides on transit to Nepal: Draft finalized

Bangladesh agreed in principle to allow transit facilities to landlocked Himalayan country Nepal, as the present government moves to turn the country’s seaports into a regional shipping hub.

2010-07-15 00:24:32
Export-import thru Bhomra Land Port suspended

Export-import thru Bhomra Land Port suspended

Trans border trading through the Bhomra Land Port remained suspended Thursday, for the second consecutive day, as the employees here went on a strike protesting BDR action on an Indian truck driver and seizure of imported fabrics.

2010-07-01 00:06:12
Dr. Yunus calls for investment in social businesses

Dr. Yunus calls for investment in social businesses

Nobel laureate Dr. Mohammad Yunus Monday called upon all established business houses of the country to invest in social business, the latest innovation in economics he is promoting after his trailblazing work in micro-finance.

2010-06-27 19:06:59
Iran oil sales down 24 percent

Iran oil sales down 24 percent

Iran`s oil sales for the 11 months to February 2010 fell by 24.3 percent to 59.55 billion dollars (48 billion euros), the Fars news agency reported on Sunday.

2010-06-26 17:46:36
First 5-star resort on CoxÔÇÖs Bazar beach

First 5-star resort on CoxÔÇÖs Bazar beach

Sea Pearl Group, an organization of hoteliers, has started building the first five-star hotel styled Sea Pearl Beach Resort and SPA on Cox’s Bazar beach of the Bay of Bengal in conjunction with Interval International.

2010-06-25 22:48:58
Bangladesh to import 6 lakh MT petroleum from Kuwait

Bangladesh to import 6 lakh MT petroleum from Kuwait

Energy and Mineral Resources Division has sought clearance of the cabinet committee on government purchases for the import 6 lakh metric tonnes of petroleum products from Kuwait.

2010-06-25 01:11:14
Euro weak on risk aversion

Euro weak on risk aversion

The euro was under pressure against other major currencies in Asia on Friday as risk aversion grew on falling stock prices ahead of a G20 meeting, encouraging safe-haven yen buying, dealers said.

2010-06-24 15:51:11
Tk 26 lakh looted from Export-Import Company in city

Tk 26 lakh looted from Export-Import Company in city

Terrorists looted Tk 26 lakh from an export-import company in the city’s Moghbazar area Wednesday night injuring its night guard.

2010-06-23 15:23:26
Index of share market records fall, exchange of shares rises

Index of share market records fall, exchange of shares rises

The index of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) marked a slight fall following slide in prices of shares Wednesday, the fourth day of the week, but exchange in monetary terms in trading was higher

2010-06-23 00:46:34
Widen tax net, invest black money in productive sectors, recommends FICCI

Widen tax net, invest black money in productive sectors, recommends FICCI

Foreign Investors’ Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) suggested the government to go for casting wide the tax net by reducing tax rates in the proposed budget for the FY 2010-11, which is being tossed by parliament before its passage within a week

2010-06-23 00:12:50
Gas production at offshore Bangura field to resume by Friday

Gas production at offshore Bangura field to resume by Friday

Petrobangla authorities Wednesday said gas production at Bangura field would resume within two days, which would lessen a little the current fuel crunch.

2010-06-22 22:56:27
Mobile operators demand withdrawal of proposed tax on SIM card

Mobile operators demand withdrawal of proposed tax on SIM card

Mobile-phone operators Tuesday demanded withdrawal of VAT that has just been imposed on mobile SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) cards in the proposed national budget.

2010-06-22 01:46:19
AK Azad new FBCCI president

AK Azad new FBCCI president

Chairman of Ha-meem Group and publisher of the dail+y Samakal AK Azad has been elected president of the of Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI), country’s apex trade body.

2010-06-20 23:08:38
Azad-Jasim panel triumphs in FBCCI polls

Azad-Jasim panel triumphs in FBCCI polls

The Azad-Jasim panel triumphed in the ninth biennial election of the country’s apex business body, FBCCI, securing the majority of directors both in Chamber and Association groups.

2010-06-19 23:51:36
Golden Son jacks up capital to Tk 200 crore

Golden Son jacks up capital to Tk 200 crore

Golden Son Ltd Saturday decided to jack up its authorized capital from Tk 50 crore to Tk 200 crore, in a big boost to the engineering company.

2010-06-19 12:34:27