Surcharge-free asset limit to be hiked to Tk 2.25cr

June 2, 2015

The government is likely to increase the limit of net assets for imposing wealth surcharge to Tk 2.25 crore from existing Tk 2 crore in the proposed national budget for financial year 2015-2016, said officials of the finance ministry. Currently, people having net assets worth Tk 2 crore or above pay wealth tax ranging between 10 per cent and 25 per cent based on Read more

Revenue, investment, fair price for farmers key challenges: CPD

June 2, 2015

New Fiscal Year
Revenue, investment, fair price for farmers key challenges: CPD
Revenue growth, tapping more foreign assistances, sluggish exports in the US market, ensuring fair prices for farmers and accelerating private investment would be key challenges for the government in the new fiscal year. The Centre for Policy Dialogue has identified the challenges in its review report on the country’s economy it released at a programme in the capital Read more

Mushfiq may not keep wickets in India Test

June 2, 2015

Bangladesh’s Test skipper Mushfiqur Rahim may have to rest his keeping gloves in the lone Test match against India in order to give him more time to heal his wounds, said Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hasan on Monday. India is set to start their campaign against Tigers with a Test match at Fatullah from June 10-14 before a three-match one-day series Read more

Ex-BCB GS Moni dies

June 2, 2015

Former general secretary of the Bangladesh Cricket Board Aminul Huq Moni breathed his last on Sunday night at United Hospital in Dhaka. He was 66. He was put on a life support at city’s United Hospital since he suffered a massive heart-attack on April 8 after he had been ill for the last two years. He was buried at the Azimpur graveyard after a couple of namaz-e-janaja Read more

Bankers feed BFF much-needed cash

June 2, 2015

The Bangladesh Football Federation on Monday received a much-needed financial boost when it was promised Tk 20 crore by the Association of Bankers of Bangladesh and the finance ministry. BFF general secretary Abu Nayeem Shohag told reporters that the Bankers Association will provide Tk 18 crore and the finance ministry will provide Tk two crore as part of a promise Read more

Maruf moves from Jamal to Russell

June 2, 2015

Maruful Haque was appointed as the head coach of the Sheikh Russell Krira Chakra on Monday, a week after he was sacked by the Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club. Maruf replaced Montenegrin Dragan Dukanovic to take the charges of his former club with whom he won treble- Federation Cup, Independence Cup and Bangladesh Premier League back on 2012-13 season. Maruf expressed Read more