Ashraful ban reduced to five years

September 30, 2014

Former Bangladesh captain Mohammad Ashraful was given a lifeline to revive his career after a special appeal panel reduced his lengthy ban by three years on Monday, allowing him to return to competitive cricket as early as August 2016. The 30-year-old cricketer was slapped with an eight-year ban from all forms of cricket in June this year after he was found guilty Read more

Bad weather, coin-toss scare Tigers

September 30, 2014

Reigning champions Bangladesh cricket team are afraid that the bad weather could play a big role in their defense of the men’s 17th Asian Games cricket gold medal.
Bangladesh will open their campaign on Wednesday against Kuwait, who were through to the quarter-finals on Monday by the toss of a coin over the Maldives after Read more

BCB to decide on split captaincy today

September 30, 2014

The Bangladesh Cricket Board is all set to name Mashrafee bin Murtaza as the new one-day international captain for the national cricket team when it will hold a crucial meeting today. The BCB, had in principal, agreed to split the captaincy in its previous meeting but decided to wait until the end of West Indies tour. ‘I personally think that we should have three different Read more

Bangladesh invited for Edens 150th anniv tournament

September 30, 2014

A Bangladeshi cricket team was invited to take part in a tournament organised by the cricket association of Bengal for celebrating the 150th year’s anniversary of Eden Gardens, said Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hasan on Monday. Former Indian national cricket team captain Sourav Ganguly sent the invitation letter on behalf of the CAB to the Bangladesh Read more

Businesses’ loan appetite wanes further amid political uncertainty

September 30, 2014

Pvt sector credit growth plunges to 11.25pc in July
The private sector credit growth in the country plunged in the first month of this financial year compared with that in the previous month as the businesspeople are yet to get confidence back to expand their business amid political uncertainty, said an economist and Bangladesh Bank officials. According to the latest BB data, the year-on-year credit growth rate in the private Read more

Tax certificate must for brick field licence, DoE clearance

September 30, 2014

Brick manufacturers will have to submit income tax payment certificates for renewing licences and taking environmental clearance certificates, officials of the National Board of Revenue said. The revenue board made the provision of submitting the certificates containing 12-digit online taxpayer identification number for getting the services from the current fiscal year, they said. Read more

Tax return submission deadline extended to Nov 2

September 30, 2014

The National Board of Revenue on Monday extended the deadline for submission of income tax returns for individual taxpayers by one month, officials said.
Taxpayers will be able to file their returns till November 2, they said.
The original deadline is set to expire today. Read more

Shahjalal Islami Bank Securities re-elects chairman

September 30, 2014

Mohiuddin Ahmed has recently been re-elected chairman of Shahjalal Islami Bank Securities Ltd. He was re-elected unanimously at the 26th meeting of the board of directors of the company held in Dhaka on Sunday, said a news release. Md Sanaullah Shahid and Mohammad Younus were also elected vice-chairmen at the same meeting. Re-elected chairman Mohiuddin is Read more

Stocks drop on profit taking sales ahead of Eid

September 30, 2014

Dhaka stocks declined on Monday after the straight nine-day bull run due to investors’ profit taking share sell-offs ahead of the Eid-ul-Azha. The key index of Dhaka Stock Exchange, DSEX, declined to 5,050.34 points, shedding, 0.43 per cent or 21.85 points. DSEX had advanced 362.29 points in previous nine trading sessions. Turnover of the bourse declined to Tk 902.63 crore Read more

Games village excites Tigers

September 29, 2014

Bangladesh cricket team started their preparation for the Asian Games with nearly a three-hour long practice session at the Songdo LNG Baseball Stadium on Sunday.
Arriving the day before, Tigers did not waste the chance of getting themselves acclimatised with the condition prior to their opener on October 1 in the quarter-final match. Read more

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