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Tuesday, 31 July 2012
A government committee has recommended allowing the commercial banks to invest 40 per cent of their capital in the share market instead of 25 per cent, as proposed by the central bank, officials said Monday.Currently, the banks can invest up to 10 per cent of their tota...
Tuesday, 31 July 2012
The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI), the apex trade body, sought Monday cancellation of a central bank circular, which requires the country\'s 25 non-primary dealer banks to accept up to 40 per cent of government securities.\"If the no...
Tuesday, 31 July 2012
Ruling out the restoration of caretaker government system, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has suggested forming a “small cabinet” including the opposition ahead of the next parliamentary polls.In an interview scheduled for broadcast today, Hasina told BBC Bang...
Tuesday, 31 July 2012
The government has legalised two illegal private housing schemes and is going to okay at least four others to the destruction of natural wetlands and rural homesteads on the capital\'s north-eastern fringe.An inter-ministerial body led by the housing minister conditiona...
Tuesday, 31 July 2012
The Pallabi-bound human hauler came to a sudden stop just before the Sheorapara bus terminal. Nearby, five youths were waiting, ominously. They were armed with steel pipes, bamboos and bricks. There were ten to twelve passengers, including three women, in the human haul...