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PM inaugurates Bangladesh's first solar food silo

PM inaugurates Bangladesh's first solar food silo

Staff Correspondent:Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today opened a modern multistoried food warehouse, having capacity of storing 25,000 metric tons of food grains at Santahar in Bogra. Department of Food has constructed ... More

Ban destined on China’s ivory trade by end of 2017

Ban destined on China’s ivory trade by end of 2017

Online Desk: China has declared a ban on all ivory trade and processing activities by the end of 2017. Conservation groups hailed the decision as "historic" and a "game-changer" for ... More

‘Diversify products, expand export market’

‘Diversify products, expand export market’

Staff Correspondent:Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday urged all concerned to expand Bangladesh's export market with diversified products in the world market and thus increase export earnings. "We've to diversify our ... More

Stocks continue to slide down

Stocks continue to slide down

Staff Correspondent: Both the Stock markets were down further on Monday with all the indexes sliding down as most of the major sectors closed lower while daily transactions were falling ... More

Bangladesh Bank sees inflation below target

Bangladesh Bank sees inflation below target

Staff Correspondent: As Bangladesh Bank keeps the key policy interest rates unchanged on Sunday, the governor cites a steady inflation outlook and overall economic stability. While outlining the monetary policy stance ... More

Bangladesh improves in TI graft index

 

Bangladesh improves in TI graft index
 

Online Desk: Bangladesh improved in latest Transparency International (TI) survey report, dropping two notches to rank 15th in the list of most corrupt countries in the world. More

‘Export earnings to exceed $60bn by 2021’

‘Export earnings to exceed $60bn by 2021’

Staff Correspondent:Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed on Wednesday reiterated that country's export earnings would go beyond US$ 60 billion in 2021. The minister said these while delivering speech at the opening ceremony ... More

Holey Artisan restarts after 6-month of militant attack

Holey Artisan restarts after 6-month of militant attack

Staff Correspondent: Holey Artisan Bakery, the café where took place the deadliest terrorist attack in Bangladesh's history in July, has declared official reopening of its operations at a new location ... More

Cabinet approves for cutting 13,156 trees for gas pipeline

Cabinet approves for cutting 13,156 trees for gas pipeline

Staff Correspondent:The Cabinet on Monday approved a proposal for cutting of 13,356 trees of forests under the Forest Department for implementing gas distribution pipeline project from Sreepur to Joydevpur to ... More

‘Govt to continue support for capital market development’

‘Govt to continue support for capital market development’

Staff Correspondent:Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday asserted that her government will continue its efforts for sustainable development of the capital market. She also expected that the capital market will be ... More

Ecnec approves 6 projects

Ecnec approves 6 projects

Staff Correspondent: The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Tuesday approved the procurement of equipment and machinery for repairing and maintenance and road infrastructure construction at an ... More

PM opens Dhaka International Trade Fair

PM opens Dhaka International Trade Fair

Staff Correspondent:Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday formally auspicated the month-long Dhaka International Trade Fair (DITF) 20167 at Sher-e-Bangla Nagar in Dhaka. The Month-long Dhaka International Trade Fair (DITF-2017) begins to ... More

Gas crisis disables 13 state-run power plants

Gas crisis disables 13 state-run power plants

Staff Correspondent: Electricity generation from 13 public sector power plants having the combined capacity of 2,543 megawatts has declilned to only 916 MW due to gas crisis. A shortage supply of ... More

EU hits Apple with $14.5 billion tax bill

EU hits Apple with $14.5 billion tax bill

EU antitrust regulators ordered Apple on Tuesday to pay up to 13 billion euros in taxes plus interest to the Irish government after ruling that a special scheme to route ... More

BB’s ‘cautiously accommodative’ MPS eyes higher pvt sector loan

BB’s ‘cautiously accommodative’ MPS eyes higher pvt sector loan

Bangladesh Bank on Tuesday unveiled its monetary policy statement (MPS) for the July-December period of this year, targeting 16.60 per cent private sector credit growth on the back of the ... More

Businessman missing for four days found dead

Businessman missing for four days found dead

Police on Tuesday recovered the body of the missing businessman, Hassan Khaled, from river Buriganga, four days after his family reported him missing on Saturday. More

Bangladesh nears recovery of $81m stolen funds

Bangladesh nears recovery of $81m stolen funds

Bangladesh Bank is a step closer to recovering a portion of the $81 million fund stolen by hackers from its account at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. More

BB asks banks to be more vigilant to check terror financing

BB asks banks to be more vigilant to check terror financing

Bangladesh Bank on Tuesday asked the scheduled banks to comply with the anti-money laundering rules and regulations properly to tackle terror financing. More

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