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Markets witness downturn in early trading

Dhaka, June 22 -- The stock market witnessed a downward trend in the early trading on Wednesday as some investors kept their selling binge amid persisting macroeconomic worries. Following the previou... Read More


US announces Tk 23m emergency relief for Bangladesh as floods claim 36 lives

Dhaka, June 22 -- The US has announced Tk 23 million ($244,680) as emergency funding in response to record-level rainfall and catastrophic flooding which claimed the lives of at least 36 people in thr... Read More


Stocks slump at opening amid confidence crisis

Dhaka, June 21 -- The stock market opened lower on Tuesday as some investors kept their selling binge amid macroeconomic worries. Following the previous day's fall, DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka... Read More


Status quo on tribunal's decision over tax payment by Dr Kamal's law firm

Dhaka, June 21 -- The High Court on Tuesday directed to maintain the status quo for three months on the decision passed by the Taxes Appellate Tribunal in Dhaka regarding tax claim of Tk 60.98 million... Read More


Bangladesh reports first dengue death of this season

Dhaka, June 21 -- The first dengue death of the season has been reported on Tuesday and 27 more people were hospitalised with the mosquito-borne disease in different hospitals in Dhaka in the last 24 ... Read More


Researchers detect new omicron sub-variant in Bangladesh

Dhaka, June 21 -- Researchers on Tuesday detected a new Omicron sub-variant in the country named BA.4/5 in the bodies of two Bangladeshi men at the Genome Center of Jessore University of Science and T... Read More


Over 56,000 hectares croplands of Aush paddy damaged

Dhaka, June 21 -- About 56,000 hectares croplands of Aush paddy have been damaged so far due to the recent flood situation in the country, Agriculture minister Dr Muhammad Abdur Razzaque has said. Th... Read More


PKSF allocates Tk 20m to support flood victims

Dhaka, June 21 -- Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF) has initially allocated Tk 20 million to provide emergency humanitarian assistance to the flood-hit people of Sylhet and Sunamganj districts. T... Read More


Stocks keep falling for third day

Dhaka, June 21 -- Stocks extended the losing streak for the third straight session on Tuesday as investors continued their sell-off amid macroeconomic worries. The market started on a negative note a... Read More


Children in Bangladesh call for more spending on education, health and protection: Unicef

Dhaka, June 21 -- Nine in ten Bangladeshi children say that it is very important for the government to spend more on education, health and other areas that directly impact children, according to a new... Read More