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Dr. Mohammad Yunus sued over 'unpaid arrears'

Staff Reporter:Staff at a Bangladeshi company established by microfinance pioneer Dr. Mohammad Yunus are suing the Nobel laureate over millions of dollars in allegedly unpaid dues, their lawyer said on Read More

FM urges institutes to come forward for students' welfare

Staff Reporter:Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith on Friday called upon financial institutes to come forward for the overall betterment of the meritorious students. Muhith said, "The present government has Read More

'Natural gas will be imported from Qatar'

Staff Reporter:Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed on Monday said "Construction of the LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) terminal will be completed by 2018 and natural gas will be imported from Qatar to Read More

PM slams Muhith for microcredit remarks

Staff Reporter:The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Saturday criticized her cabinet member AMA Muhith for praising the role of microcredit and Grameen Bank founder Muhammad Yunus in eradicating the country's Read More

Tripura stops fish import from Bangladesh

Special Reporter:A minister of Agartala on Friday said, after traces of formalin were found in imported fish, the government of Indian state of Tripura has banned imports from Bangladesh through Read More

Stocks finish lower on Dhaka and Chittangong

Staff Reporter:Stocks ended lower on the bourses Monday, the second trading session of the week, with turnover decreased from the previous session. DSEX, the key index of the Dhaka Stock Read More

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 Read More

‘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 Read More

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 Read More

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 Read More