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Stocks slide for third straight day

Dhaka, Feb. 14 -- Stocks extended the losing streak for three consecutive days on Wednesday, with declining turnover, as risk-averse investors preferred to bag profit on quick-gaining shares. DSEX, t... Read More


'Misuse' of law against Yunus could deter foreign investment: US

Dhaka, Feb. 14 -- The United States has warned that international concerns over the perceived 'judicial harassment' of Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus could negatively impact Bangladesh's prospects for ... Read More


Trust Bank, bKash sign agreement on corporate payment portal

Dhaka, Feb. 14 -- Trust Bank recently signed an agreement on Host-to-Host connectivity for online payment solution through its corporate payment portal with bKash Ltd., country's largest mobile financ... Read More


Meghna Bank opens sub-branch in Chattogram

Dhaka, Feb. 14 -- The Noajishpur sub-branch of Meghna Bank PLC has been inaugurated at Raozan in Chattogram. A B M Fazle Karim Chowdhury, MP from Chittagong-06, on Monday last inaugurated the 'Noajis... Read More


BRAC Bank Reading Cafe discusses Serajul Islam Choudhury's essays

Dhaka, Feb. 14 -- BRAC Bank's Reading Cafe hosted a discussion on the collection of essays written by the distinguished educationist and author, Dr Serajul Islam Choudhury, titled 'Best Essays'. The ... Read More


Oil prices edge up on Middle East risk

Dhaka, Feb. 13 -- Oil prices rose on Tuesday on fears Middle East tensions could disrupt supply, but uncertainty about the pace of potential US interest rate cuts and the ensuing impact on fuel demand... Read More


No hawkers allowed near SSC examination centres: DMP

Dhaka, Feb. 13 -- The Dhaka Metropolitan Police has drawn up measures to ensure a smooth commute for students during the SSC and equivalent examinations starting on February 15. On Tuesday, Additiona... Read More


Netherlands court orders halt to export of F-35 parts to Israel

Dhaka, Feb. 13 -- The Netherlands has to stop exporting parts of the F-35 combat aircraft to Israel, according to a ruling by a Dutch court in The Hague. "The court finds that there is a clear risk t... Read More


BCB includes Mahmudullah, excludes Tamim in new central contract

Dhaka, Feb. 13 -- The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announced its new central contract for national cricketers on Monday for the year 2024. The list includes 21 players, notably Mahmudullah Riyad, b... Read More


Yunus can appeal after paying Tk 500m in tax: HC

Dhaka, Feb. 13 -- The High Court has ordered the Grameen Telecom Trust, headed by Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus, to appeal against Tk 2.5 billion income tax claim by paying Tk 500 million, a part of t... Read More