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An ambitious 10% poverty reduction estimated...

An ambitious 10% poverty reduction estimated...

Economy

Fri, Jun 14 2019

Social safety net programs for the poor and vulnerable have been widened

Tk2,02,721cr ADP in FY20 budget

Tk2,02,721cr ADP in FY20 budget

Economy

Fri, Jun 14 2019

The ADP size for the next fiscal year is 17.18% higher than the current fiscal year

Govt to form ‘Universal Pension Authority’,...

Govt to form ‘Universal Pension Authority’,...

Economy

Thu, Jun 13 2019

All govt employees to come under insurance coverage

New VAT to be effective from July

New VAT to be effective from July

Economy

Thu, Jun 13 2019

Standard VAT rate of 15%, with reduced rates of 5 %, 7.5% and 10% respectively for specific goods and...

Military spending increases...

Military spending increases...

Military Affairs

Thu, Jun 13 2019

The proposed amount of this fiscal (Tk32,101 crore) is 9.4% more than the previous fiscal

Mixed reactions from political parties...

Mixed reactions from political parties...

Politics

Thu, Jun 13 2019

Awami League Relief and Social Welfare Affairs Secretary Sujit Roy Nandi described the proposed budget...

Rubana Huq: Max allocation for ready-made...

Rubana Huq: Max allocation for ready-made...

Economy

Thu, Jun 13 2019

The budget is not enough to face the challenges of the industry

CPD: Budget is not in line with real...

CPD: Budget is not in line with real...

Economy

Thu, Jun 13 2019

The budget proposal for FY2019-20 was placed before parliament on Thursday

Education sector to see increase of...

Education sector to see increase of...

Bangladesh

Thu, Jun 13 2019

The previous fiscal year saw an allocation of Tk79,486 against last year's allocation of...

Govt to inject another Tk1,500cr into...

Govt to inject another Tk1,500cr into...

Banks

Thu, Jun 13 2019

More than 52% of non-performing loans are at eight state-owned banks

Tk61,455cr allocation for communication...

Tk61,455cr allocation for communication...

Economy

Thu, Jun 13 2019

The budget for the communication infrastructure sector was Tk53,081 crore in 2018-19 fiscal year

Law enforcement agencies to get a giant...

Law enforcement agencies to get a giant...

Economy

Thu, Jun 13 2019

Of the total budget allocation, Tk2,166 has been proposed for the development alone, which is Tk908 crore...

Hope for boosting investment, employment...

Hope for boosting investment, employment...

Economy

Thu, Jun 13 2019

But the business people and economist have observed that without improvement of ease of doing business...

Tobacco prices to go up

Tobacco prices to go up

Economy

Thu, Jun 13 2019

“Proposed tax and price measures for tobacco products are disappointing,” says anti-tobacco...

FY20 budget aims to achieve 8.2% GDP...

FY20 budget aims to achieve 8.2% GDP...

Economy

Thu, Jun 13 2019

During FY2017-18, Bangladesh had attained a 7.86% growth

Govt proposes up to 29% tax cut to boost...

Govt proposes up to 29% tax cut to boost...

Economy

Thu, Jun 13 2019

The stamp duty and registration fee on the sale and transfer of property would also be brought down for...

IT gets Tk1,930 crore boost

IT gets Tk1,930 crore boost

Economy

Thu, Jun 13 2019

Posts and Telecom gets Tk3,456 crore

Marriage media, astrologers to come...

Marriage media, astrologers to come...

Economy

Thu, Jun 13 2019

VAT proposed to be imposed on entertainment programs broadcast in both TV and online media

Govt to form commission on Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna...

Govt to form commission on Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna...

Economy

Thu, Jun 13 2019

The commission is expected to be formed under the Framework Agreement on Cooperation for

Govt allocates Tk 25,732cr for health...

Govt allocates Tk 25,732cr for health...

Economy

Thu, Jun 13 2019

Moreover, the government has taken steps to recruit as many as 9,792 medical officers to address the...

ACC gets Tk140cr to strengthen fight...

ACC gets Tk140cr to strengthen fight...

Economy

Thu, Jun 13 2019

The new allocation marks an increase of Tk17 crore. In the current fiscal, the government allotted Tk123...