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 Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal presented the proposed budget in Parliament on 9 June for 2022-2023 fiscal year. The

G7 urges countries to release food stockpiles

 G7 industrialized nations on Tuesday urged countries and companies with large food stockpiles to help ease a hunger crisis

Formation of a commission ordered against plotters

 The High Court issued on Tuesday an order asking the government to constitute a commission in 30 days to

Climate change is driving 2022 extreme heat and flooding

 Extreme weather events - from scorching heatwaves to unusually heavy downpours - have caused widespread upheaval across the globe

Taka sheds 10 percent against dollar in a year

 Taka lost 0.50 taka to 93.45 against US dollar in interbank trading on Tuesday despite inflow of 42 million

Sri Lankan economy contracts 1.6 percent in first quarter

 Sri Lanka's economy contracted 1.6% in the January to March quarter versus the same period a year earlier, data

Banks deduct excise duty from customers' accounts

 As per the government's directive, banks have deducted excise duty from customers' accounts whose minimum balance reached Tk 0.10

Govt has no plan to rehabilitate flood victims: BNP

 BNP Senior Leader Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain on Tuesday alleged that the government has no plan to help and rehabilitate

Delhi Afghanistan embassy not taking orders from Taliban

 The Taliban is trying to establish its control over Afghanistan's institutions, but there is a big grey area. Most

Govt moves to import rice to tame inflation

 The government said on Monday it would allow imports of nearly one million tonnes of rice under private sector

'Connectivity is key to national development'

  Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday said her government has been working to improve the connectivity throughout the

Pakistan: Shehbaz blames former Imran govt for rise in terrorism

 Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Sunday slammed the country's former government - led by Imran Khan - for

Global cross-currents challenge Asian fixed income markets

  Riad ChowdhuryEmerging Asian market bonds have been on a bumpy ride since the second half

FB appoints local experts to prevent extremism in Bangladesh

 Facebook has hired Bangladeshi experts who understand the Bangla language, culture and market to combat the spread of extremist

Dollar price reaches almost Tk 100

The commercial banks are selling US dollars to importers at a rate of 98 to 99 taka for one

Russian missiles continue to hammer Kyiv

Russian missiles hit an apartment block and kindergarten in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv on Sunday, in strikes US President

Are we heading for World War Three?

Since Russia invaded Ukraine, commentators have openly worried that the escalating conflict may trigger World War III. In mid-March,

Youth should hold heads high in world stage: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said the young generation of Bangladesh should hold their heads high while presenting themselves

HC declares Tarique, Zubaida fugitives in graft case

The High Court (HC) on Sunday declared BNP's acting chairman Tarique Rahman and his wife Dr Zubaida Rahman fugitives

Padma Bridge conspiracy: Hearing on rule for identifying plotters today

The High Court is set to hold hearing today on a rule issued to form an inquiry committee or

Ukraine will win back lost cities: Zelensky

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Saturday said Ukraine would win back all the cities it had lost to Russia,

Sri Lanka almost out of fuel

Sri Lanka has increased the price of fuel by up to 22%% after the energy minister warned it had

Padma Bridge opens gateway to prosperity

 The long-cherished Padma Bridge has opened a gateway to prosperity for Bangladesh.During the inauguration of the landmark

BB eases loan repayment policy for defaulters

 Bangladesh Bank (BB) has made it further easier for loan defaulters to skip the defaulter status. According to sources

Bangladesh an important country: Biden

 US President Joe Biden has been invited to visit Bangladesh. Bangladesh Ambassador to the United States M Shahidul Islam

All avenues of justice for people shut: BNP

 BNP on Saturday alleged that the government has unleashed a fascist and repressive rule in the country by shutting

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