Monday, September 21, 2015



Asian and European markets tumbled 

PM seeks India’s continued support for BD’s development

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday said she looks forward to continued support from

Grameen Nippon launched in Japan

Grameen Nippon, the Japanese version of Grameen Bank, has recently been launched in Tokyo

Bangladesh hit record 7.86 percent GDP growth

Bangladesh has posted the highest-ever 7.86 percent GDP growth in 2017-18 financial year, well

Muhith seeks IFC cooperation in securing more FDI

 Finance Minister AMA Muhith has sought cooperation of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to

NBR moves to stop VAT evasion

National Board of Revenue has decided to go tough against the business entities which

Cabinet okays deal for use of Ctg, Mongla ports for Indian goods shipment

The Cabineton Monday approved the draft agreement on the use of Chattogram and Mongla

No reason to be upset with minimum wage: Chunnu

 Mentioning that the minimum wage of Tk 8,000 was

Urban pollution costs BD about $6.5 bn a year: WB

Every year Bangladesh loses about $6.5 billion, which is about 3.4 percent of

Daily transactions thru’ mobile banking now Tk 994 cr

Mobile-phone banking generates some Tk 994 crore transactions on average a day as such

BD’s per capita income to reach $16,000 by 2041

Principal Coordinator (SDG Affairs) of the Prime Minister's Office Abul Kalam Azad on Thursday

Minimum wage for RMG workers fixed at Tk 8,000: Chunnu

 The government has fixed the minimum wage for readymade

Marine resources might be a game changer for Bangladesh: Amu

Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu on Thursday said Bangladesh can be one of the

56 businesspeople to be honored as CIPs Thursday

The government will recognise 56 businesspeople on Thursday as Commercially Important Persons (CIPs) for

Rich rising fastest in Bangladesh, finds a global report

Bangladesh ranked the fastest growing country in the world in terms of its increasing

Ecnec clears project to improve madrasah infrastructures

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Tuesday approved a project

Bangladesh to import 9000 MW electricity from neighbours: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi

Govt approves Delta Plan 2100 to tap BD’s huge potentials

The government on Tuesday approved the Delta Plan 2100 aiming to harness the huge

Govt honours 178 businesspersons with CIP status

A total of 178 businesspeople were recognised on Monday as Commercially Important Persons (CIP)

Bangladesh Bank moves to stop collateral fraud

Banks are not unfamiliar to unscrupulous borrowers who tend to secure loans by offering

Unplanned developments a challenge for power sector: Nasrul

 State Minister for Power and Energy Nasrul Hamid on Saturday said that unplanned urbanisation

BD not to pursue US anymore for GSP: Tofail

Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed on Thursday said Bangladesh does not require the Generalised System

Hasina, Modi agree to work together for people of BD, India

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi had a meeting here

PM proposes categorising 14 sectors to tap Bimstec potentials

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday proposed categorising 14 sectors into several clusters to

No trade unions in 97.5pc RMG factories: CPD survey

In Bangladesh's readymade garments (RMG) sector, 97.5 percent factories don't have trade unions.

PM Hasina, BIMSTEC leaders call on Nepal President

Visiting Heads of Government of Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic

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