Monday, September 21, 2015



Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited has decided to reduce the profit rate of investment from July 1, 2018 to

BD's pharma policy worries Indian drug exporters

The latest move by Bangladesh to encourage local pharmaceutical manufacturing may hurt Indian exports in near future, according to

'Country's food stock capacity 21 lakh MT'

Food Minister Advocate Quamrul Islam yesterday said the country's food stock capacity has now stood at 21,18822 metric

MBL signs with DSCC

Mercantile Bank Limited (MBL) has recently signed an agreement with Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) to facilitate the

300 green RMG factories under construction: Tofail

Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed yesterday said nearly 300 green readymade garment (RMG) factories are under construction apart from

Uber appoints Pradeep Parameswaran as President for India and South Asia

Uber, the world's largest ridesharing company, on Tuesday announced the appointment of Pradeep Parameswaran as its new President

BD pavilion awarded at Korean travel fair

Bangladesh pavilion achieved the "Best Booth Operation Award-2018" at 33rd KOTFA (Korea World Travel Fair) held in Seoul

Stocks witness a tedious session

Stocks witnessed a tedious session yesterday as all indices on the country's two bourses- the Dhaka Stock Exchange

Rupali Bank suspends manager over service lapses after video goes viral

The Rupali Bank Limited has suspended its manager (DGM) of the Model Town corporate branch over

All factories paid wages, bonuses, claims BGMEA

All of the garment factories have paid salaries and bonuses to their respective workers ahead of Eid Ul-Fitr.

All sans one fast-track power projects fail starting operation

All but one furnace oil (HFO)-fired fast track private power plant projects, hurriedly undertaken on emergency basis as

Bangladesh among 10 worst labor rights guarantors

Bangladesh is once again ranked among the 10 worst countries in the world where labor rights are not

Sonamasjid Land Port remains closed for six days

Operational activities in Sonamasjid Land Port will remain suspended for six days at a stretch on the occasion of

29 women entrepreneurs get RAKUB's loan

Some 29 small women entrepreneurs were given Taka 13.83 lakh loan for improving their living and livelihood condition

MDBs climate financing rises to $35.2 billion

Climate financing by the world's six largest multilateral development banks (MDBs) rose to a seven-year high of $35.2

Help remittance-receiving families to build future: IFAD

President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Gilbert F Houngbo on Thursday called for continued efforts

Footpath shops also draw huge Eid shoppers

Makeshift shops on footpaths and open spaces in the capital and other major cities across the country are

GBC formed to strengthen business ties with BD

The Germany Embassy, Dhaka and the German business community in Bangladesh have jointly agreed to establish the German

Prices of used cars go up

Bangladesh Recond-itioned Vehicles Importers and Dealers' Association (BARVIDA) feared that a cut in the depreciation facility in the proposed

Sheba Bondhu launches commercially

Sheba Bondhu has been commercially launched at the office at Gulshan in Dhaka recently.Adnan Imtiaz Halim, CEO

'Rising trade tensions posing threat to global economy'

Escalating trade tensions are posing an increasing threat to the global economy, the head of the International Monetary

$15b trade deficit in 10 months

The country's trade deficit crossed US$15 billion in the first 10 months of the current fiscal year (FY).

Pathao to send Eid lottery winners home by helicopter

The country's popular ride sharing platform Pathao is going to send three lucky users to their home by

Uber applies for AI patent to detect drunk passengers

Taxi app company Uber has applied for a patent to use artificial intelligence to determine how drunk potential

JoBike launched for Rohingya refugee camp workers

JoBike Founder Mehedi Reza handing over bicycles to Senior Assistant Secretary Muhammad Saiful Islam of Nayapara Rohiyanga Refugee

Marcel sees boom in fridge sales ahead Eid

The local electronics manufacturer 'Marcel' has experienced a boom in the sales of its fridges across the country

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