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Budget proposal favouring tobacco...

Budget proposal favouring tobacco...

Economy

Fri, Jun 14 2019

The proposed budget leaves cigarette tax rates and price slabs untouched

PM slams budget critics

PM slams budget critics

Economy

Fri, Jun 14 2019

The prime minister was briefing journalists in place of Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal, who fell...

Education minister: The education sector...

Education minister: The education sector...

Economy

Fri, Jun 14 2019

Dipu Moni added that no decision on the GPA to CGPA shift has been made

PM: Govt aims to raise GDP growth to...

PM: Govt aims to raise GDP growth to...

Bangladesh

Fri, Jun 14 2019

The government also targets to create 30 million jobs in the country by 2030

CPD: Only the upper-class benefits

CPD: Only the upper-class benefits

Economy

Fri, Jun 14 2019

The proposed budget for FY2019-20 lacks transparency in different areas, says the independent think...

Gold prices increase despite proposed...

Gold prices increase despite proposed...

Business

Fri, Jun 14 2019

The price of 22-carat gold is now Tk4,400 per gram

Read all budget stories here

Read all budget stories here

Economy

Fri, Jun 14 2019

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina jointly unveiled the Tk5,23,190 national...

EC given development budget little over...

EC given development budget little over...

Economy

Fri, Jun 14 2019

In the last fiscal year of 2018-19, the Election Commission sought Tk1895cr total EC budget though later...

Highest allocation for public admin,...

Highest allocation for public admin,...

Economy

Fri, Jun 14 2019

In the operating and development budget of fiscal year 2019-20, government has allocated 18.5% for public...

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

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

BNP’s Amir Khasru terms proposed budget...

BNP’s Amir Khasru terms proposed budget...

Politics

Thu, Jun 13 2019

'The government has confined the country’s entire economy'

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...