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Diesel, kerosene prices drop, octane and petrol prices remain unchanged

Dhaka, March 31 -- The government has reduced the prices of diesel and kerosene by Tk 2.25 per litre, or 2.07 per cent, to Tk 106 per litre from the previous Tk 108.25 per litre, under the automatic f... Read More


Biman to operate 18 extra domestic flights on Eid-ul-Fitr

Dhaka, March 31 -- Biman Bangladesh Airlines will operate 18 additional flights on domestic routes to facilitate the journey of holidaymakers centring the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr. According to a press r... Read More


Unacceptable that 40pc of climate change funding BD receives is loan: Saber

Dhaka, March 28 -- Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Saber Hossain Chowdhury has said it is unacceptable that almost 40 per cent of climate change funding to Bangladesh is loan. "That a... Read More


Prof Deen Md Nurul Haque takes charge as new BSMMU VC

Dhaka, March 28 -- The newly appointed vice-chancellor (VC) of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) Prof Dr Deen Md Nurul Haque took the charge officially on Thursday, pledging not to t... Read More


Factory owners asked to pay workers' wages, festival allowances before Eid holidays

Dhaka, March 27 -- The government has asked factory owners to pay the workers' wages and festival allowances before the beginning of Eid-ul-Fitr holidays. State Minister for Labour and Employment Naz... Read More


Swedish delegation advocates for sustainability, collaboration in BD's garment industry

Dhaka, March 27 -- A Swedish delegation recently explored the factory of Fakir Apparels and advocated for sustainability and collaboration in Bangladesh's garment industry. Johan Forssell, Minister o... Read More


ACC sues 21 including 19 bankers for illegal transactions of foreign currencies at Dhaka airport

Dhaka, March 27 -- The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has filed a case against 21 persons, including 19 bankers, on charges of illegal transactions of foreign currencies at Hazrat Shahjalal Internat... Read More


Banglalink, Teletalk announce trial of network sharing

Dhaka, March 26 -- Banglalink, in collaboration with Teletalk, has announced a trial of active sharing (roaming) service in Bangladesh. Following the successful national roaming field trial, this ini... Read More


'Acquisitions of weak banks by stronger ones detrimental to banking industry'

Dhaka, March 23 -- A noted economist has proposed the establishment of 'super banks' instead of bank mergers and acquisitions, arguing that acquiring weak banks by stronger ones is detrimental to the ... Read More


No highways or infrastructure in forest: Saber

Dhaka, March 21 -- The Environment and Forest Minister on Thursday said that forests must be viewed as a resource and that they cannot be destroyed by the construction of highways or any other infrast... Read More