Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Star, Ten bid for media rights

Stars Sports and Ten Sports are among the bidders for Bangladesh’s media rights for the next six years, said the officials of the Bangladesh Cricket Board on Wednesday. Gazi Television and a private consortium Mediacom also bought the tender documents, providing BCB a major boost in their quest for a permanent broadcaster

Solve land, gas crisis immediately

Trade consultative committee advises commerce ministry Business leaders on Wednesday demanded that the government should immediately give gas connection to new industries and suitable industrial lands for relocating the readymade garment factories from cities to assist those to be compliant with labour and fire safety. At the first meeting of the trade consultative committee at Export ... Read more

SD withdrawal on imported items to cause Tk 600cr revenue loss: NBR

Undisclosed money legalisation facility should stay The planned withdrawal of supplementary duty on more than 1,000 imported products from July 1, 2015 will cause a revenue loss of Tk 600 crore a year, the National Board of Revenue chairman Ghulam Hussain said on Wednesday. ‘We have to reduce the list of products for imposing supplementary to ... Read more

Foreign loan pledges halved in 9 months

Political uncertainty blamed Commitment for the foreign loans and grants declined by 46.56 per cent in the first nine months of the current fiscal year because of the unrest in the run up to the January 5 national elections and ongoing political uncertainties. Latest data of the Economic Relations Division showed that the total commitment came ... Read more