Rejaul Karim Byron | The Daily Star
  • Rejaul Karim Byron

  • Tk 1,893cr projects await nod

    Eight projects are likely to be placed in today's Ecnec meeting, in what can be viewed as a return to normal order following the flurry of project approvals in the three months to the 11th general elections.
  • WB's assertive plan for job creation

    The World Bank has attached several conditions to its budget support programme that it extended to Bangladesh for three years with a view to creating faster job growth, which has slowed down in recent times.
  • Bangladesh Victory Day 2018

    Victory Day: Written by hand, driven by heart

    October, 1971. The war waged by the Pakistani occupation army on Bangalees had just entered its eighth month.
  • Import tax for gold on cards

    The government may impose an import tax of Tk 1,000 to Tk 2,000 per bhori of gold under a new policy, mainly to discourage smuggling and use of legal channels to bring in bullion.
  • Little impact on loan rescheduling

    Bankers' hopes of making substantial loan recovery in the lead up to the polls did not come about as many sharp-witted election