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Business Desk Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) President Sheikh F Fahim today sought nanotechnology support from the senators of the New York State. BSS. The apex trade body chief sought the support at a meeting with a delegation of the senators of the New York State at the FBCCI in the city, said a press release. The delegation was led by Senator Luis R Sepolveda while other members include John Liu, James Skoufis, Kevin Parker and Leroy Comrie. During the meeting, the senators expressed their keen interest in strengthening the state level partnership with Bangladesh, particularly between chambers…
Tuesday, 31 May 2016 08:20

BB: Full report submitted to Muhith

> Newsflash Correspondent The probe body formed to investigate the Bangladesh Bank reserve heist today handed over its full report to Finance Minister AMA Muhith. Head of the government-formed probe committee Dr Farasuddin, who was a former governor of the central bank, submitted the full investigation report to the minister this noon. After receiving the report, Muhith said it will be published soon and the recommendations which were made in the report will be implemented. On April 20, the probe body had handed over its interim report to the finance minister. Earlier, Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has said, at least…
> Newsflash Desk President of Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) Abdul Matlub Ahmad on Monday hoped that the trade with Malaysia would increase by three folds in two years, with efficient institutional role to this effect. Ahmad also suggested the newly elected Board of Directors of Bangladesh-Malaysia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BMCCI) to work toward enhancing the trade with Malaysia when a team of the BMCCI, led by its President Md. Alamgir Jalil, paid a courtesy call on FBCCI chief at his office. The BMCCI president in a memorandum to the FBCCI president mentioned that…
> Newsflash Desk Eastern Bank Limited (EBL) on Thursday provided compensation to its clients whose money was withdrawn from ATM booths in the city by using fake cards, reports UNB. The EBL authority formally handed over cheques to its five affected clients out of 24 at a function at Bangladesh Bank. The compensation amount of Tk 17.53 lakh for the remaining affected clients was paid through their respective accounts. Addressing the function, Mahbuba Aktar, who received a cheque of Tk 80,000 as compensation, urged the EBL to be more careful about the ATM banking. She however expressed her frustration over…
Tuesday, 23 September 2014 08:06

Income tax fair gets highest ever response

Staff CorrespondentThe Income Tax Fair 2014 ended Monday with getting the highest ever response from the taxpayers.The fair, which began simultaneously in divisional headquarters and 22 districts on September 16, concluded in a festive mode on Monday as the National Board of Revenue (NBR) received Taka 1,675 crore 30 lakh 73 thousand and 451 as income tax.The amount was the highest since the inception of the event in 2010. The record achievement was disclosed at a programme at the Officers' Club, the usual fair venue for the capital city.State minister for finance and planning MA Mannan was the chief guest…
Staff Reporter: The labour ministry has taken an initiative to look into the closure notice of Tuba Group factories under Section 13(1) of the Bangladesh Labour Act to see whether the Section is applicable for the factories.The Section stipulated that ‘the employer may, in the event of an illegal strike by any section or department of any establishment, close down either wholly or partly, such section or department and the workers who participated in the illegal strike shall not be paid any wages for such closure.’Ministry officials said that the Department of Inspection of the Factories and Establishments would scrutinise…