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Money for poor pocketed by rich:  minister Latif

Money for poor pocketed by rich: minister Latif

Fisheries and Livestock Minister Abdul Latif Biswas MP Saturday alleged that a pilot project has benefited the well-off ones instead of the poor and those who need the support most.

2010-07-03 00:57:44
Capital market losing foreign investment

Capital market losing foreign investment

Despite different facilities declared by the government to rope in foreign investors, country’s capital market does not see targeted inflow of investment nor are the capital gains from the foreigners’ current investments reinvested here.

2010-07-03 00:09:19
Government to increase CNG price: Finance Minister

Government to increase CNG price: Finance Minister

Finance Minister Abul Mal Abdul Muhith Saturday strongly advocated for doubling the price of compressed natural gas (CNG) as he said the current rate is a fourth of the actual price.

2010-07-02 22:09:24
Foreign currency seized from Ctg airport

Foreign currency seized from Ctg airport

Chittagong customs arrested a passenger of Oman airlines and seized foreign currency worth Tk 70 lakh at Shah Amanath International Airport on Friday.

2010-07-01 23:40:27
Investment conf Saturday: power-energy sector on stake

Investment conf Saturday: power-energy sector on stake

The government is going to arrange an investment conference here Saturday for attracting local and foreign investors to the power and energy sectors that cry for huge funds with a promise for good returns.

2010-07-01 21:16:03
Finance Fest 2010 held at Dhaka University

Finance Fest 2010 held at Dhaka University

Dhaka University Vice-chancellor Prof AAMS Arefin Siddique said unless the financial inequity is removed from society, the purpose of education would fail.

2010-07-01 20:33:53
AIMS fund trade resumes next Sunday

AIMS fund trade resumes next Sunday

The hugely expected AIMS First Mutual Fund is going to resume its dealing Sunday, following a four-month halt at the dictate of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the stock-market regulator.

2010-06-30 21:52:20
Go online paying transport tax, fees

Tk 150 cr additional annual revenue expected

Go online paying transport tax, fees

The government opts for collecting transport taxes and fees through online banking and the latest system is expected to increase the annual revenue earnings from this sector by Tk 150 crore.

2010-06-30 15:02:14
Prospectus of Tk 166 crore, IPO of two companies approved

Prospectus of Tk 166 crore, IPO of two companies approved

Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has approved IPO of Tk 16 crore of Active Fine Chemicals Ltd.

2010-06-29 00:45:15
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