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Aug 20 2017 Mahmudullah, Mominul left out of Test squad; Nasir returns

Shafiul Islam has also found a spot in Bangladesh’s 14-man squad for the Test series beginning on August 27 [Read More]

Source: Bangladesh news from Cricinfo


Aug 20 2017 Ramanayake hopes to widen Bangladesh’s fast-bowling net

In his second coaching stint in Bangladesh, Champaka Ramanayake hopes to hand pick talent from different corners of the country [Read More]

Source: Bangladesh news from Cricinfo


Aug 20 2017 West Indies to open U-19 World Cup against New Zealand

The 22-day tournament will feature 16 teams and will be played between January 13 and February 3 [Read More]

Source: Bangladesh news from Cricinfo


Aug 20 2017 ODI form may not be enough to earn Mahmudullah Test recall

With Mosaddek Hossain and Sabbir Rahman likely to retain their spots after impressing in Sri Lanka, the selectors have some difficult decisions to make before naming the 14-player squad for the Test series against Australia [Read More]

Source: Bangladesh news from Cricinfo


Aug 20 2017 Chittagong port project draws global operators

Five big global marine and inland terminal operators are queuing up for the contract to build Bangladesh's maiden specialised maritime terminal in Chittagong.
A local company is also an aspirant for the terminal project to be implemented on public-private partnership (PPP) model at Laldiar Char, situated adjacent to the Karnaphuli river estuary. The Chittagong Port Authority [...]


Aug 20 2017 Rawhide prices equivalent to those of last year

Prices of rawhide of sacrificial animals during Eid-ul-Azha this year will be equivalent to those of the last year despite a rising trend in its global prices.
The price of cowhide (salted/non-salted) has been fixed at Tk 50-55 per square feet (sq ft) in Dhaka and Tk 40-45 per sq ft outside the capital during this [...]


Aug 20 2017 Banks run Tk 61.92 billion provisioning shortfall in H1

Overall shortfall in provision against both classified and unclassified loans in the country's banking system swelled over 13 per cent or by Tk 7.22 billion in the first half (H1) of this calendar year.
By official count the provisioning shortfalls rose to Tk 61.92 billion as on June 30 from Tk 54.70 billion as on December [...]


Aug 20 2017 Tax return scrutiny detects negligible faults

A much-vaunted review of all the income-tax returns submitted in last fiscal detected only less than one per cent mathematical errors, but scared many of the taxpayers.
Officials said taxmen rummaged through the tax returns of fiscal year 2016-17 under scrutiny-assessment provision of the income-tax ordinance. And they found 0.23 per cent or 2,983 tax returns [...]


Aug 20 2017 Bus operators raise Eid ticket fares at will

Bus operators are charging exorbitant and arbitrary fares for advance tickets from the home-goers on the occasion Eid-ul-Azha.
A visit to some of the city's bus counters revealed that the operators have raised bus ticket prices by Tk 100 to Tk 1,000 each, based on destinations, violating the government direction.
September 2 is likely to be the [...]


Aug 20 2017 ACC arrests Keya Yarn MD for embezzling Tk 1.11b

Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) arrested the managing director (MD) of Keya Yarn Mills Ltd on Sunday for allegedly misappropriating Tk 1.11 billion from Karwan Bazar Corporate Branch of Bangladesh Krishi Bank (BKB) in the capital.
Keya Yarn MD Abdul Khaleque Pathan was detained from the city's Segunbagicha area in the afternoon by ACC headquarters deputy director Md [...]