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Over 51pc factories yet to pay March salary

Dhaka, April 8 -- More than 51 per cent or 4,849 factories, including textile and garment factories under the jurisdiction of industrial police except in the Dhaka Metropolitan area, are yet to pay th... Read More


City holidaymakers to pay Tk 9.84b additional fare on journeys before Eid: Report

Dhaka, April 7 -- Public transport operators will extract an additional Tk 9.84 billion from the passengers before this Eid journey despite various government efforts to stop the collection of extra f... Read More


City holidaymakers to pay Tk 9.84b additional fare before Eid: Report

Dhaka, April 7 -- Public transport operators will extract an additional Tk 9.84 billion from the passengers before this Eid journey despite various government efforts to stop the collection of extra f... Read More


Newly elected BGMEA board takes charge

Dhaka, April 6 -- The newly elected Board of Directors of Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) led by its President SM Mannan (Kochi) took charge of the trade body for th... Read More


BCSIR retirees form human chain demanding pension, festival allowance before Eid

Dhaka, April 5 -- Retired scientists, officials, and employees of all levels of BCSIR (Bangladesh Council of Scientific and Industrial Research) formed a human chain at the BCSIR office premises in Dh... Read More


MMF-based apparel export expected to rise to 60pc in 2030

Dhaka, April 4 -- Bangladesh has huge potential, and it should expedite man-made fibre (MMF)-based garment manufacturing as the global export of such apparel is expected to rise to 60 per cent in 2030... Read More


UGC warns students against admission to 35 private universities

Dhaka, April 4 -- The University Grants Commission (UGC) has issued a notification cautioning students seeking admission to 35 private universities running without approved vice chancellors, permanent... Read More


Drug authority revises cardiac stent prices as EU importers halt supply

Dhaka, April 3 -- The government has revised the prices of cardiac stents from different foreign companies due to the dissatisfaction of importers with the prices determined by the drug authority last... Read More


World Bank lowers Bangladesh's GDP growth forecast for FY25

Dhaka, April 2 -- The World Bank has downsized the GDP growth forecast for Bangladesh by 0.1 percentage point to 5.7 per cent for the next fiscal year (FY2025). Elevated inflation, force shortages, i... Read More


Three-wheelers consume 5pc of country's electricity

Dhaka, April 2 -- Stakeholders at a workshop on Tuesday called for sustainable management of batteries as electric three-wheelers have grown rapidly using over 5.0 per cent of the country's electricit... Read More