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Ex-lower court judges cannot practice law in lower courts: SC

Dhaka, June 23 -- The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that the former judicial officers (lower court judges) cannot practise law before the subordinate (lower) courts of the ... Read More


FY23 Budget: Call to reconsider tax withdrawal from plastic bags, impose higher tax

Dhaka, June 23 -- Environment rights organisations on Thursday urged the government to reconsider the proposed tax withdrawal on all types of polythene bags and impose a higher tax on single-use plast... Read More


Stocks edge up for second day

Dhaka, June 23 -- Stocks ended marginally higher for the second straight session on Thursday as late hours selling pressure wiped out most of the early gains. The market started on an upbeat note and... Read More


CSE-30 Index revised, effective from June 30

Dhaka, June 22 -- The Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) has revised its CSE-30 Index on the basis of the performance of the listed companies. The new index will come into effect from June 30. The port ... Read More


High Court verdict on June 30 on rule over Hallmark chairman's bail plea

Dhaka, June 22 -- The High Court on Wednesday concluded the hearing on the rule issued earlier over a bail petition of Hallmark Group Chairman Jasmine Islam in a case filed over misappropriating Tk 85... Read More


Stocks inch up after bumpy ride

Dhaka, June 22 -- Stocks edged up on Wednesday after high volatility as investors were mostly cautious amid growing economic worries. The market moved between positive and negative several times befo... Read More


Navana Pharma's IPO share bidding to open July 4

Dhaka, June 22 -- The bidding for eligible investors (EIs) to explore the cut-off price of IPO shares of Navana Pharmaceuticals will begin on July 4 (Monday), aiming to raise Tk 750 million under the ... Read More


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