Emphasis on ensuring speedy trials for human traffic survivors

Dhaka, July 26 -- Experts on Monday called for ensuring speedy trials for survivors seeking access to justice while additionally ensuring the functionality of the Counter Trafficking Committees (CTCs)... Read More

Marico Bangladesh declares 200pc interim cash dividend

Dhaka, July 26 -- The board of directors of Marico Bangladesh has declared a 200 per cent interim cash dividend for the year ending on March 31, 2022, based on three months financials for the period e... Read More

State parties, UNESCO heavily criticised for not protecting Sundarbans

Dhaka, July 26 -- Environmental rights groups and experts came down heavily on the state parties, including the government, and UNESCO for their role in endangering the largest mangrove forest Sundarb... Read More

Gafur Tower on Topkhana Road catches fire

Dhaka, July 26 -- A fire broke out at the Gafur Tower Surgical Market on Topkhana Road adjacent to the Bangladesh Medical Association (BMA) building at 6:05 pm on Monday. The six-storied Gafur Tower ... Read More

Stocks snap six-day winning streak

Dhaka, July 26 -- Stocks slipped into the red on Monday, snapping a six-day winning streak, as risk-averse investors booked some profit on quick-gaining issues. After hitting the key index an all-tim... Read More

Bangladesh seeks financial support for climate vulnerable countries

Dhaka, July 25 -- Bangladesh sought financial support for the climate vulnerable countries at a ministerial-level meeting, in London, to ensure effective adaptation actions. Environment, Forest and C... Read More

Stock market to reopen Sunday after Eid holidays

Dhaka, July 24 -- Trading and official activities on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) will resume on Sunday after the Eid-ul-Azha holidays. The bourses remained clos... Read More

4.4pc of 9.1m sacrificed cattle sold online, says ministry

Dhaka, July 24 -- Out of nearly 9.1 million cattle, which were sacrificed across the country during Eid-ul-Azha festival this year, 4.4 per cent was traded online. However, more cows and buffalos wer... Read More

Rawhide prices raised, partial export permitted

Dhaka, July 21 -- Prices of rawhides collected after the qurbani during Eid-ul-Azha may be remain stable after authorities increased rates and granted permission for exports this year to arrest price ... Read More

More rains likely in post-Eid days

Dhaka, July 21 -- People in Dhaka city and some parts of the country experienced light to heavy rainfall in the first half of Eid day Wednesday. The shower brought a little relief from humid conditio... Read More