Exporters oppose pvt quality control centre for RMG items

April 29, 2015

Garment exporters have strongly opposed a decision of the National Board of Revenue permitting a private organisation to set up a quality control centre for inspecting the quality of apparel products before shipment. The revenue board on April 5 permitted Ispahani Summit Alliance Terminals Ltd to set up a special bonded warehouse and the quality centre. Bangladesh Read more

No progress in recruitment of workers for Sarawak under G2G deal

April 29, 2015

There was no progress in the recruitment of plantation workers selected for the Sarawak province of Malaysia under the government to government arrangement, frustrating the aspirant workers. During the official visit of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to Malaysia on December 2-5, Bangladesh had signed an agreement on recruitment of 12,000 Bangladeshi workers to work Read more

56 industrialists get CIP status for 2014

April 29, 2015

The industries ministry is going to recognise 56 industrialists as commercially important persons (CIP) for their contributions to the economy and industrialisation for the year 2014, according to a gazette notification issued last week. The notification said that 12 businessmen would get the CIP cards with various facilities in ex-officio category, 21 from large-scale industries, Read more

Mashiur against imposing tax on BTRC

April 29, 2015

Prime minister’s economic affairs adviser Mashiur Rahman has expressed his reservation on imposing tax on the income of Bangladesh Telecommunications Regulatory Commission from the lease of spectrum or frequency though finance minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith had termed the imposition of the tax legally rational, officials of the National Board of Revenue said. Read more

BSEC to sit with DSE board members to discuss prolonged market fall

April 29, 2015

The Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission will sit with members of the board of Dhaka Stock Exchange on Thursday following prolonged market fall to discus way outs, DSE officials told New Age on Tuesday. BSEC chairman M Khairual Hossian will preside over the meeting where BSEC commissioners Helal Uddin Nizami, Md Amzad Hossain, Arif Khan, Read more

Mominul leads sedate Tigers

April 29, 2015

Left-hander Mominul Haque’s half-century guided Bangladesh to 236-4 against Pakistan at the close of opening day’s play of the first Test at the Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium in Khulna on Tuesday. Mominul scored 80 runs from 162 balls before he was dismissed in the last over and the stumps on the first day were drawn immediately with both the team leaving ground fairly satisfied. Read more

Mominul maintains rare consistency

April 29, 2015

Batsman Mominul Haque displayed his class and temperament once again when he led Bangladesh’s batting charge in the first Test against Pakistan on Sunday. Benched in the one-day series and left out from Twenty20 International, Mominul returned to his groove in the Test and made an instant impact to score 80 off 162 balls. His exploits led the Tigers to 236-4, a commendable effort Read more

Last-ditch attempt DRS in Tests sees light

April 29, 2015

The Bangladesh Cricket Board was successful in its last-ditch attempt to add decision review system in the two-match Test series against Pakistan that started in Khulna on Tuesday. Initially there was no plan for DRS in the Test series but the BCB said it had initiated the move on the night just after the three-match one-day international series concluded. A BCB meeting Read more

Tigers refute defensive tag

April 29, 2015

Bangladesh believe they were not defensive when they took the field on the opening day of the first Test match against Pakistan despite making a slow progress to reach 236-4 at the close in Khulna on Tuesday. The Tigers came into this game with promise of playing attacking cricket but the team that they selected for the game hardly reflected it. They included eight batsmen in Read more

Enamul, Sabuz in preliminary WC squad

April 29, 2015

Experienced forwards Enamul Haque and Towhidul Alam Sabuz are set to make a return to the national fold after a long gap, officials of the Bangladesh Football Federation said on Tuesday. Both Enamul and Sabuz have been drafted in the Bangladesh preliminary squad for the World Cup and Asian Cup qualifiers that is to be submitted to the Asian Football Confederation by May 10. Read more

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