The Financial Express | Financial Online Newspaper

Dhaka,  Mon,  23 January 2017
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January 23, 2017, 12:10 am
Lack of accountability and transparency, and corruption among public servants still preclude improving performance-management system in Bangladesh for better public service delivery. Such an observation came from a regional meet in Dhaka Sunday, where speakers further said paying focus more on
January 23, 2017, 12:07 am
Value Added Tax (VAT) will be imposed on grave preservation fees as per a recent decision of the government, officials said. Finance minister AMA Muhith recently turned down a proposal put forward by the National Board of Revenue (NBR) for VAT
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The government has set a plan to bring down the country’s position in doing business ranking to below 100 from the existing 176 within five years through reforming the rules
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January 22, 2017, 9:40 am
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January 21, 2017, 11:11 am
A British food distribution company has expressed interest to invest in mobile phone production in Bangladesh, reports BSS citing a press release.  The Eurofoods Group, a Wales-based company, conveyed their willingness to invest in Bangladesh to Bangladesh High Commissioner to UK
Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) has decided to start the illegally-occupied canal recovery process from February 06 to save the densely-populated capital from the pains caused by water-logging. The much-awaited drive will be initiated with eviction of illegal occupations built on Nondipara Trimohoni canal in the city to ensure smooth flow of rainwater, which often causes water congestion in various parts
Prices of garlic further increased significantly in the last three days hurting the consumers. Traders attributed the hike to high import costs and rising demands. Imported garlic (Chinese) was sold at Tk 220-Tk 240 and local variety at Tk 190-210 a kg in the retail markets on Sunday from Tk 190-Tk 210 and Tk 170-180 a kg respectively three days back-- a14-17
BEIRUT Jan 22 (Al Jazeera): Authorities in Lebanon say they have thwarted a suicide bombing in one of the busiest neighbourhoods of the capital, Beirut. Lebanon's National News Agency said the would-be attacker was wearing an explosive belt under his jacket, as he intended to blow himself up inside a Costa coffee shop on Hamra Street on Saturday evening. Saad Hariri, Lebanon's prime minister, congratulated security forces on their successful operation in a tweet: "Our unity protects the nation and the people," ...
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Mild to moderate cold wave is sweeping over parts of country and it may continue, according to BSS report.  The regions
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Without a doubt, the human resources (HR) department is highly critical for a organisation. Its many functions serve as a
CHRISTCHURCH, Jan 22 (AP): The third day of the second cricket Test between New Zealand and Bangladesh was abandoned because of rain Sunday without a ball being bowled, leaving the match closely balanced with two extended days remaining. After bringing an early end to play on the second day, rain continued throughout the night and into the afternoon in Christchurch. The pitch, surrounds and bowlers' run-ups have remained covered throughout the day while the outfield became water-logged from the constant rain. The ...
Health Minister Mohammed Nasim has asked the authorities concerned to form separate investigation committees over the allegations of irregularities and mismanagement at two public hospitals. The directive came on the basis of reports published in national dailies over irregularities and mismanagement at the National Institute of Kidney Diseases and Urology (NIKDU) and at the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases and Hospital (NICVDH). Nasim asked to submit the reports within 7 working days. Besides, the minister asked the authorities concerned to serve show causes ...
President Donald Trump's inauguration speech carries many worrying signals for the world at large and Bangladesh also needs to worry, said a political analyst.  If we're to take the inauguration speech of Donald Trump as the outline of the policies of his administration, there're many worrying signals for the world at large, Prof and Chair of the Department of Politics and Government at Illinois State University, USA Ali Riaz told the UNB Sunday.  He said Donald Trump's speech has three principle elements ...

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