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[Bangladesh] Trend of low VAT earning from tobacco sector disappoints NBR

NBR chairman Ghulam Hussain recently held a meeting with the VAT officials and instructed them to focus on three major sectors - tobacco, pharmaceuticals and cement. He instructed the taxmen to intensify intelligence activity to find out tax evasion in
Financial Express (bd)
added Jan 8, 2013 21:33

[Bangladesh] 'Death Clock' ticks for tobacco users

An anti-tobacco organisation unveiled a 'Death Clock' in Dhaka on Saturday to remind lawmakers of the urgency for legislation to bring down the use of tobacco in Bangladesh. Information Minister Hasanul Haque Inu inaugurated the clock on a billboard at t (bd)
added Jan 6, 2013 11:39

Bangladesh Fire Kills More Than 100 and Injures Many

Major Mahbub said the fire could have been caused by an electrical fault or by a spark from a cigarette.
New York Times
added Nov 26, 2012 07:56

[Bangladesh] PRI publishes study report on tobacco farming

A new research report published by Policy Research Institute (PRI) titled "Tobacco Cultivation: An Assessment of Socio-Economic and Environmental Impacts" was officially launched recently, said a press release.
Financial Express (bd)
added Oct 22, 2012 14:21

[Bangladesh] Farmers find tobacco growing financially more rewarding

farmers in Bangladesh find it to be financially more rewarding than other crops, according to a report published recently by the Policy Research Institute (PRI). The average earning of tobacco farmers is around 30 per cent higher than non-tobacco farmers
Financial Express (bd)
added Oct 21, 2012 14:40

[Bangladesh] PRI publishes study report on tobacco farming

Farmers cultivate tobacco because it yields the highest returns among all other crops, and supersedes all other cash crops as it provides a large sum of cash in one go, found a study.
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Oct 14, 2012 17:48

[Bangladesh] Discussion on Tobacco Control Law tomorrow

Dhaka Ahsania Mission will organise a discussion meeting titled 'Implementation of Tobacco Control Law at Public Places and Transports' at the office of local parliament member of Khilgaon here tomorrow.
Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS) (bd)
added Oct 9, 2012 03:02

BANGLADESH: Hazardous "bidi” cigarette factories

Even after working 12 hours a day six days a week in toxic factory conditions rolling cigarettes in Bangladesh - followed by more cigarette rolling work at home - Shahnaz Begum, a 30-year-old mother of two, still cannot afford to feed her family.
Integrated Regional Information Network (IRIN) [UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs]
added Sep 19, 2012 16:45

[Bangladesh] Cabinet approves draft of tougher anti-tobacco law

The government is going to impose a tougher anti-tobacco law in the country aimed at prohibiting and restricting smoking in public places and regulating sales and advertise of tobacco products, reports BSS.
Financial Express (bd)
added Aug 28, 2012 08:08

[Bangladesh] Cabinet nods tobacco law

The Cabinet on Monday endorsed in principle the draft for amendment to the tobacco control law, which doubles the fine to Tk 100 for smoking at public places. (bd)
added Aug 28, 2012 08:05
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