Dhaka: 9:29 AM, Tue, 30 May, 2017

Ramadan, Eid, Cricket boost Walton TV sales

Economic Reporter: The sales of Walton brand LED televisions are witnessing remarkable growth as the holy month of Ramadan is going on which will be followed by Eid-ul-Fitr. Besides, Champions Trophy in England, that is going to begin on 1st June, also boosted up the local TV market as cricket lovers are planning to watch the matches live.

PABL, III sign MoU

Professional Advancement Bangladesh Ltd. (PABL) has entered into a historic MoU with the Insurance Institute of India (III).

Sales of Walton fridges, ACs and fans soars for heat wave

Economic Reporter: The sales of Walton brand refrigerators, air conditioners, air coolers, ceiling and other fans have marked a sharp rise across the country following the sweltering heat wave sweeping over the country.

Walton manufacturing energy efficient, eco-friendly LED lights  

Augustin Sujan: Walton, the country's leading brand of electronics and electrical products, is manufacturing huge energy efficient and environment friendly LED lights. The longer operating Walton LED lights are capable of saving up to 90 percent electricity than normal bulbs, which could play a vital role in mitigating power crisis and shortage of the country.

Walton releases new smartphone with fingerprint scanner

Augustin Sujan: Walton has released its new smartphone with fingerprint scanner in the tech market at affordable price. The Primo H6+, that has a metal design is the fusion of luxury and generousness and unifies performance and beauty perfectly.

IBBL vice chairman Ahsanul removed

Economic Desk: The board of directors of Islami Bank Bangladesh Ltd (IBBL) removed Syed Ahsanul Alam from his post of vice chairman at the bank following the demands made by shareholders.

Nepali journalists visit Walton factory

Economic Correspondent: The products of the leading Bangladeshi brand Walton have huge opportunities in the Nepali market as the quality and standard of these products are excellent and they are affordable in prices too. They said that Walton, which entered into the Nepali market in 2014, would secure strong position in the Himalayan country.

VAT rate may be cut a bit: Muhith

Special Correspondent: The government is likely to reduce VAT rate a bit by amending the new VAT law following the demands made by businesses.

Agrani Bank recruitment test cancelled

Staff Correspondent: The recruitment test of the second phase of Agrani Bank’s senior officer post scheduled to be held on Friday afternoon has been postponed amid an allegation of the question paper leak, sources confirmed.

Walton fridge gets new look with ‘Digital Display’

Milton Ahmed: The country's leading electronics brand Walton has brought a environment-friendly and energy saving refrigerator with ‘Digital Display’ in its existing model of fridges.

VAT fair inaugurated

Economic Reporter: The VAT Registration Fair has begun for the first time in the country in a bid to increase public awareness about online VAT registration.

Third-TICFA meeting in Dhaka Wednesday

Special Correspondent: Bangladesh and the United States are all set to hold the third meeting of Trade and Investment Co-Operative Frame Agreement (TICFA) to be held at the state gusest house Padma on Wednesday.

Govt to increase allowances in social security

KMA Hasnat: The government has taken a decision to increase the rate of ten types of allowances in the social security sector in the upcoming budget for next fiscal year.

GDP growth to hit 7.24pc this fiscal year

Staff Correspondent: Bangladesh's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth is expected to reach 7.24 percent at the end of the current fiscal year (2016-17), breaking all the previous records in the history of the country’s economy.

Walton refrigerators get 5-Star rating on energy efficiency

Milton Ahmed: Some frost and non-frost refrigerators of the country's leading electronics brand ‘Walton’ received ‘Five Star Energy Rating’ from Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institute (BSTI) in last month (April 2017).