Monday, September 21, 2015

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Hundreds of Rohingya Muslim families have left India for Bangladesh since seven Rohingya men were deported to their home

City Bank MD resigns

City Bank Managing Director Sohail RK Hussain has resigned for 'personal reasons' nine months before his term was

'1,300 Rohingyas now in Cox's Bazar transit point'

Rohingya Muslims, not less than 1,300, who entered Bangladesh from India recently, are now staying at Ukhia upazila's

Consumer giants spurn risks

Major consumer companies including Unilever, Procter & Gamble and Nestle are chasing consumers who want food and household

Asia stocks advance on US-China trade relief

Asian stocks advanced on Friday as a report of progress in US-China trade talks stirred hopes of a

SS Steel spikes 401pc in trading debut

SS Steel Limited made a flying trading debut as its share price jumped 401 per cent to Tk

Private credit growth edges down in December

Private sector credit growth dropped significantly in December mainly due to the lower demand for loans, due mainly

OPEC issues quota list

OPEC on Friday published a list of oil production cuts by its members and other major producers for

China revises 2017 GDP growth down to 6.8pc

The National Bureau of Statistics of China on Friday revised the country's gross domestic product (GDP) growth for

Traditional fish fair attracts people

People from all walks of life have gathered on the last day of the Bengali month of Poush to

People rush for mega offers at DITF

The customers at the Dhaka International Trade Fair were looking for the highest discounts in different stalls to buy

Moves to make telecom market competitive

Regulators in Bangladesh have moved to enforce new rules that will act as a deterrent to any attempt to

Woman crushed by train in Chattogram

 A woman was crushed to death by a train in Ponthisila Hadipara area of Sitakunda Upazila on Thursday.

'Contribution of agriculture to economy rises'

Agriculture Minister Dr Md Abdur Razzaq yesterday said the contribution of agriculture sector to the national economy is

Female employees earn less than men in Citigroup

Citigroup's female employees earn 29 percent less than their male counterparts, the Wall Street bank revealed on Wednesday,

Miners' strike sparks fear of power shortages

One of Romania's main electricity plants began shutting down on Thursday due to insufficient coal caused by a

'Bangladesh achieves food autarky'

Food Minister Sadhan Chandra Majumder yesterday said Bangladesh has already achieved food autarky and that is why it

BTV Chattogram centre to operate 12-hour independent service

Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud yesterday said state-run BTV's Chattogram centre would launch a 12-hour independent transmission service

KOICA to help BD improve safety on highways

Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) will help Bangladesh improve reliability and safety in its national highway corridors by

Tk 86.43b deal signed for Payra port dredging

The Payra Port Authority has signed a deal with a Belgian company to start capital dredging of the

Khalid for overall dev of shipping sector

State Minister for Shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury yesterdy said the government is committed to overall development of the

Trade war delaying Chinese plans

The U.S.-China trade war has delayed but not derailed Chinese automaker GAC Motor's plans to enter the American

17 dredgers to be procured

Process is underway to procure 17 dredgers to improve navigability on waterways side by side building and launching

MTB inks deal with Falcon Consortium

Mutual Trust Bank Limited (MTB) and Falcon Consortium have recently signed an agreement for operation and maintenance of

Construction of compost plant begins in Rangpur

Construction work of the second compost fertilizer plant has begun at Nachchina area in Ward No-30 in the

'Industries Ministry to pursue zero tolerance against corruption'

Industries Minister Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun yesterday said his ministry is pursuing zero tolerance policy against corruption as

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