Daily Archives: November 8, 2017


Chinese firm to build Dhaka-Ashulia Elevated Expressway

Chinese firm to build Dhaka-Ashulia Elevated Expressway

The Cabinet Purchase Committee on Wednesday approved a proposal to award a Tk 12,566 crore contract to a Chinese company to construct the 24-km Dhaka-Ashulia Elevated Expressway (DAEE) on a turnkey basis. As per the schedule of the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract, China National Machinery Import and Export Corporation (CMC) will complete the


FMs of China, Germany, Japan, Sweden due Nov 3rd week

Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali on Wednesday said he is willing to stay back in Myanmar capital Nay Pyi Taw on November 22-23 after attending the ASEM Foreign Ministers’ meeting for negotiation and finalisation of a bilateral “arrangement” on repatriation of Rohingyas who crossed into Bangladesh following persecution in their homeland. He said he cannot


Mustafizur yet to play for Rajshahi Kings

Sports Desk Mustafizur Rahman is all set to join Rajshahi Kings squad on November 8 for preparing him for the ongoing Bangladesh Premier League, said a franchise press release on Tuesday.The left-arm seamer returned from South Africa with an injured left leg sustained while playing football during the team warm-up. Mustafizur is going through a


‘Haldaa’ receives uncut censor certificate

Culture Desk Tauquir Ahmed’s latest directorial venture and much-awaited film ‘Haldaa’ has received an uncut censor certificate from the Bangladesh Film Censor Board. Jalal Uddin Munsi, the secretary of the board, has confirmed the news that the film got the green signal from the censor board on Monday. Besides, the members of the board have


FBCCI for business friendly e-commerce policy

Business Desk FBCCI held an institutional workshop on ‘E-commerce Opportunities and Challenges’ at FBCCI conference center in the city yesterday. AA The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers and Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) has emphasized on a ‘Business friendly E-commerce Policy’ tapping the huge potential of this sector. Leading business body of the country observed that e-commerce


Tax fair ends on a high note

Business Desk Thousands of taxpayers thronged to submit returns and collect the newly introduced ‘Income Tax ID Card’ from the weeklong tax fair that concluded yesterday. As of Day 6 of the fair, taxmen collected Tk 1,791.12 crore, up 4 percent from a year earlier. Some 2.69 lakh returns were submitted, which is an increase