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ECNEC approves elevated expressway project in Ctg

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) Tuesday approved a project for construction of elevated expressway from Lalkhan Bazar to Shah Amanat Airport in Chittagong. The total cost…

Govt to pay Tk 10b in arrears to jute mill workers

Govt to pay Tk 10b in arrears to jute mill workers

Amid a non-stop strike by workers of seven state-owned jute mills in Khulna, the government made an allocation of Tk 10 billion (1,000 crore) on Monday for clearing some arrears…

PM lays foundation stones for 10 economic zones

PM lays foundation stones for 10 economic zones

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today ( 28 February 2016) laid the foundation stones of 10 economic zones, the first of its kind in the country, as she sought cooperation of…

BEZA plans to generate one crore jobs in 15 years

BEZA plans to generate one crore jobs in 15 years

When the country is tackling the challenges of unemployment due to a lack of domestic and foreign investment in the industrial sector, the Bangladesh Economic Zones Authority (BEZA) has devised…

Four non-resident Bangladeshis get CIP status

The National Board of Revenue has recently awarded the CIP (commercially important person) status for 2015 to four non-resident Bangladeshis for their contribution to the country’s economy through foreign currency…

‘BD Economic indicators bright’

Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) has projected a rise in some economic indicators — exports, imports, remittance and foreign exchange reserves. β€œIt is assumed that the calm political…

Data centre, purchase of ships get green light S

China’s state-owned ZTE Holdings Company and ZTE Corporation yesterday won a contract to set up the national data centre at Kaliakoir hi-tech park in Gazipur. The development comes after the…

Forex reserves hit new high

Foreign currency reserves reached a new high yesterday, hitting $22.46 billion on the back of resurgence in exports in the past couple of months. Last month, exports raked in $2.84…

Tk 1b loan to be disbursed among women entrepreneurs: Commerce Minister

Tk 1b loan to be disbursed among women entrepreneurs: Commerce Minister

Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed has announced that Tk 1 billion (100 crore) loan will be disbursed among the women entrepreneurs to make them self-reliant from their backward position. The minister…

Income Tax returns deadline stretches to Nov 30

The National Board of Revenue yesterday extended the deadline for submission of income tax returns till November 30. The time has been extended considering the problems of taxpayers in preparing…

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