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  • A file photo shows the National Board of Revenue building in Dhaka. The NBR is going to start a fresh door-to-door survey from next month to bring at least 2 lakh suspected tax dodging house owners and businessmen under the income tax net. — New Age photo

  • A woman surfs her facebook page on a desktop in Dhaka on Wednesday. The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission is going to form a committee with a view to purchasing solution for content filtering on the internet. — New Age photo

  • The 2015 Honda Fit is introduced during a press preview at the North American International Auto Show January 13, 2014 in Detroit. — AFP photo

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Fresh survey starts in Feb to bring 2 lakh under NBR net

A file photo shows the National Board of Revenue building in Dhaka. The NBR is going to start a fresh door-to-door survey from next month to bring at least 2 lakh suspected tax dodging house owners and businessmen under the income tax net. — New Age photo
The National Board of Revenue is going to start a fresh door-to-door survey from next month to bring at least 2 lakh suspected tax dodging house owners and businessmen under the income tax net, officials of the revenue board said. Full story

BB defines corporates to check misuse of single borrower limit

Bangladesh Bank on Thursday said if a person or a company controls from 20 per cent to less than 50 per cent voting rights or shares in another entity, the entity would be considered a member firm of a group of companies. Full story

BTRC to form committee to speed up solution purchase

A woman surfs her facebook page on a desktop in Dhaka on Wednesday. The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission is going to form a committee with a view to purchasing solution for content filtering on the internet. — New Age photo
The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission is going to form a committee with a view to purchasing solution for content filtering on the internet, said officials. The telecom regulator on Sunday... Full story

BB raises cost limit for banks’ vehicle purchase

Bangladesh Bank on Thursday increased the cost limit for banks to purchase their motorcars and jeeps. The banks were earlier allowed to buy motorcars at a maximum cost of Tk 35 lakh and Pajero jeeps... Full story

Stocks on the rush

Dhaka stocks advanced on Thursday, seventh trading session in a row, with the bourse’s key index hitting fresh high at 4,519.35 points since its inception last year as the political tensions were easing. Market operators said investors became... Full story

Banks allowed to sign deal with US IRS

Bangladesh Bank on Thursday allowed local banks to sign agreement with the United States Internal Revenue Service if they (local banks) hold US taxpayers’ bank accounts. A BB circular issued on the... Full story

UCB, Delta Life, Orion Pharma, Renata get DS30 berth Jan 19

The indices committee of Dhaka Stock Exchange has chosen United Commercial Bank, Delta Life Insurance, Orion Pharma and Renata to include them in the bourse’s blue-chip index, DS30, replacing existing four... Full story

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The car of the future, today

The 2015 Honda Fit is introduced during a press preview at the North American International Auto Show January 13, 2014 in Detroit. — AFP photo
Cars that park themselves, radar-guided safety sensors and infotainment systems with web access; automakers are competing for customers who now expect constant innovation. The speed at which the new features... Full story

US labour board files complaint on Walmart violations

The US National Labour Relations Board issued a formal complaint Wednesday against giant retailer Walmart, saying it violated labour rules by threatening and punishing workers who joined pro-union protests. Full story

Dhaka, Delhi to discuss trade issues

A Bangladesh delegation, led by commerce minister Tofail Ahmed, left Dhaka for New Delhi on Thursday to attend the fifth edition of the SAARC Business Leaders Conclave, beginning today. During his first visit to India after... Full story


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