Monday, September 21, 2015



President Md Abdul Hamid yesterday urged all concerned to find new and potential sectors for investments to keep

Bidi industrial owners want cooperation of Finance Minister in meeting

Bangladesh Bidi Industrial Owners Association (BBIOA) has demanded to declare bidi as a cottage industry by reducing the duty

FBCCI for banking support to investors

The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) yesterday said banking sector should be further modernized

Govt urged to form price commission

Speakers at a seminar in the city on Tuesday urged the government to form a price commission for

Robi loses for 3rd consecutive quarter

Robi, a mobile phone operator of the country, claimed it has incurred losses for the third consecutive quarter in

BD-Austria sign Air Service Agreement

Bangladesh and Austria have signed Air Service Agreement (ASA) for the first time aiming at operating cargo and

Price fall in large-cap drives stocks down

Stock markets closed on Monday of the week with downward trend due mainly to price fall in large-cap

Berger recommends 300pc dividend

Berger Paints Bangladesh Limited has recommended 200 per cent cash and 100 per cent stock dividend for the

ICT sector to get priority in upcoming budget: Muhith

Finance Minister AMA Muhith yesterday said ICT sector will get priority in the upcoming budget for the fiscal

Sony buys controlling stake in EMI

Sony says it has agreed to buy a controlling stake in EMI Music Publishing for

Atiur in NY to present success stories of BD

Former Governor of Bangladesh Bank Prof Dr Atiur Rahman reached New York to prepare a research report on

LankaBangla, LEADS Corporation sign MoU

LankaBangla Securities Limited and LEADS Corporation Limited signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for design, development and implementation

Stocks break losing streak

Stock markets returned to a green zone on Monday after showing downward trend in the previous 13 sessions

88% agriculture loan disbursed in 10-month of this fiscal

Specialized, state-owned and private commercial banks, including foreign commercial banks operating in the country, have already disbursed 88

BD and Russia to work on cyber security

IT experts at a daylong Russia-Bangladesh IT Summit 2018 in the capital on Sunday hoped that Moscow would

Broader int'l coop sought at Russian nuke energy expo

A nuclear energy expo was concluded in Russian city of Sochi on May 16 with a call to

Amu for strengthening anti-adulteration drive during Ramadan

Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu yesterday asked the Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution (BSTI) to intensify their anti-adulteration

Tk 332.53cr budget for Parliament

The Parliament Secretariat Commission on Sunday approved a Tk 332.53 crore budget for Parliament to spend on its

1.28 crore skilled workforce to be added by 2030

The government is mulling to build some 1.28 crore skilled workforce to attain the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Mastercard launches Iftar offers for cardholders

Mastercard recently announced the launch of an exciting BOGO (Buy-One-Get-One) Iftar offer for Mastercard cardholders during the holy month

FBCCI will move to Africa for agro investment, export

The Federation of Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) leaders will visit African countries soon to find out the

'20 lakh bidi workers and 10 lakh tobacco farmers can’t be unemployed'

Bangladesh Bidi Workers Federation leaders warned that 20 lakh bidi workers and 10 lakh tobacco farmers will not be

Markets abuzz with visitors as Ramadan starts with weekends

With the Ramadan starting with weekends this year, shoppers in the city took the chance to do some

SK's help sought to move from 'trading to producing' nation

Bangladesh has asked South Korea to help it graduate to a producing economy from a trading country.Executive Chairman

Traders confined customs officials during raid

A team of customs intelligence officials has faced traders' wrath for seizing 'illegally' imported handsets at the Bashundhara

New container handling equipment at Ctg port

The Chittagong port recently added 10 pieces of container handling equipment to its fleet, as part of efforts to

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