- June 24, 2017
Air India’s share in the domestic aviation market has shrunk to just 14.1% — a distant third behind high-flying Indigo (39.8%) and Jet Airways (15.5%). On the international sector, it still has a significant share of 25% but continues to lose heavily on these routes.
In a referendum held on June 23, the UK people decided to leave EU as 52% people voted for an exit and 48% voted to stay with the union
According to Bangladesh Dokan Malik Samity, the Eid-ul-Fitr sales value of all products is about Tk20,000cr
This is the first time that a proposed budget will face such major alterations before it is passed in parliament
Hotel reservations in Rangamati, Bandarban and Khagrachari remain very low even during this peak season ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr vacation
The order will come into effect from July 1, 2017.
‘Sometimes, we pay some money to customs for extra products. But it is easy’
The cheques of the teachers have bounced over the last three to four days. Many of those cheques had incorrect advice
People of Narsingdi area will not be interested to vote for me in the next national polls, Nazrul says
There will be a shortage of Tk67,000 crore in the VAT collection target due to postponement of the new law which introduces a 15% flat VAT rate for all sectors
As per the international standards, a country must maintain a sufficient amount of forex reserves to cover import bills for three months
Up till January 2017, about 1,600 garment workers from Ashulia were suspended because of their various acts of protests against garment owners in December 2016
In an average year, around 500,000 tonnes of mangoes were sold in Bangladesh alone.
A report by the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) has listed Bangladesh among the top 10 countries with the least workers’ rights. The annual report titled “Global Rights Index” lists countries that are ranked on a scale of 1-5 (5 being the worst) based on how much respect they have for workers rights. Criteria assessed
Bangladesh is set to procure 250,000 tonnes of white and parboiled rice from Vietnam to maintain immediate availability of stock in the market, as well as reserves
The total amount of loan from saving instruments will be almost 50% of the outgoing fiscal year’s deficit budget, which is now estimated at Tk98,674 crore
The minister also proposed to raise the limit for VAT registration to Tk1.5 crore a year from Tk80 lakh in line with the demands from businesses
Bangladesh’s current per capita income is $1,602
The Indian government on November 8, 2016 demonetised Rs500 and Rs1,000 notes in a bid to control black money in the country
A hike in excise duty on bank accounts may discourage people from keeping the money in the banks