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A bad duty

A bad duty

Editorial

Thu, Jun 22 2017

We should be striving toward the financial inclusion of all people

DU passes Tk664cr budget

DU passes Tk664cr budget

Education

Sat, Jun 17 2017

University Grants Commission will provide Tk610.10cr for the budget and Tk42.55cr will come from DU's...

DU allocates 2% of budget for...

DU allocates 2% of budget for...

Education

Sun, Jun 11 2017

'The education and research sector should be given the highest importance in the Dhaka University...

ICT DEVELOPMENT: No guarantee with big...

ICT DEVELOPMENT: No guarantee with big...

Tribune Supplements

Sat, Jun 10 2017

The proposed budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year allocates Tk3,974 crore to the ICT Division, almost double...

Don’t hurt solar

Don’t hurt solar

Editorial

Thu, Jun 8 2017

Cheaper solar panels are vital for the viability of long-term investments in solar energy, which stands...

Muhith: Bank excise duty long existed,...

Muhith: Bank excise duty long existed,...

Economy

Wed, Jun 7 2017

In reply to a question, Muhith said the government would decide on reducing profit rate of saving instruments....

A budget that’s not so friendly  to...

A budget that’s not so friendly to...

Economy

Sun, Jun 4 2017

The proposed budget has announced the allocations for women in 43 ministries where 12 has seen a significant...

Govt keeps Tk10,145cr as share capital...

Govt keeps Tk10,145cr as share capital...

Economy

Sun, Jun 4 2017

The major multinational companies are Unilever and Aventis in which the government owns 39.1% and 45.36%...

Who is this budget for?

Who is this budget for?

The proposed budget is in desperate need of direction

'Govt trying to impose huge tax burden...

'Govt trying to impose huge tax burden...

Politics

Fri, Jun 2 2017

'The allocation for the health sector, which is is a very bad shape, is too inadequate to ensure its...

Experts evaluate Muhith

Experts evaluate Muhith

Bangladesh

Fri, Jun 2 2017

Finance Minister AMA Muhith presented the budget, his 11th and largest ever, at parliament on Thursday...

Betting big on public pockets

Betting big on public pockets

Bangladesh

Fri, Jun 2 2017

'In order to mobilise revenue, in this budget, we have emphasised the need to increase tax compliance...

Social safety with an election

Social safety with an election

Bangladesh

Fri, Jun 2 2017

The total allocation of the government’s Social Safety Net scheme for the fiscal 2016-17 is Tk45,230...

You can dream big, but it’ll cost...

You can dream big, but it’ll cost...

Bangladesh

Fri, Jun 2 2017

The import duty on cellular phones would be 10% in 2017-18 fiscal year, which was 5% in the previous...

Business bodies happy with Muhith’s...

Business bodies happy with Muhith’s...

Business

Fri, Jun 2 2017

The BGMEA welcomed the budget and hoped that short term projects will be implemented in time, especially...

A budget for everyone

A budget for everyone

Bangladesh

Thu, Jun 1 2017

The new budget will fund a project to prepare good, durable seeds for pulses, oils and various types...

Massive deficit poses risks to...

Massive deficit poses risks to...

Bangladesh

Thu, Jun 1 2017

Greece is a big example of uncontrolled budget deficit

Will the new budget ease VAT...

Will the new budget ease VAT...

Bangladesh

Thu, Jun 1 2017

A proposed revenue target of Tk87,887cr through VAT, supplementary and other duties is more than double...

‘Excessive VAT on telecom biggest hindrance...

‘Excessive VAT on telecom biggest hindrance...

Bangladesh

Thu, Jun 1 2017

Tax rates for the telecoms industry should be lowered to achieve Digital Bangladesh says Erik Aas, president...

Budget deficit to be wider in...

Budget deficit to be wider in...

Business

Wed, May 31 2017

To meet the deficit, the government will borrow Tk48,960 crore from the banking sector

NBR offers VAT exemption to agri products,...

NBR offers VAT exemption to agri products,...

Economy

Wed, May 31 2017

The NBR will receive around Tk248,000 crore as revenue in the next fiscal year, and of the revenue,...