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BSEC approves IPO of AFC Health

Dhaka, Sept. 17 -- The securities regulator has approved the IPO (initial public offering) proposal of AFC Health which will raise capital worth Tk 170 million from the capital market. The approval c... Read More


65pc women entrepreneurs had no income in pandemic: Survey

Dhaka, Sept. 17 -- Some 65 per cent women entrepreneurs surveyed had no income while 58 per cent women working in the informal sectors had no jobs in the pandemic, said a new study on Thursday. They ... Read More


Weekly kitchen market: Onion, ginger, garlic get dearer

Dhaka, Sept. 17 -- Onion prices witnessed a further hike last week as the cost surged by 80-100 per cent amid export ban by India. Ginger and imported garlic also witnessed further price hike during ... Read More


United Power Generation to acquire two power plants

Dhaka, Sept. 16 -- The board of directors of United Power Generation & Distribution Company Ltd has decided to acquire two power plants of the United Group. The power generation company has taken a d... Read More


Second stage of ADB's annual meeting begins virtually Thursday

Dhaka, Sept. 16 -- The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is set to start the second stage of its 53rd Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors through online tomorrow (Thursday). Ministers from ADB member... Read More


Government committed to succeeding in overall environmental protection

Dhaka, Sept. 16 -- The government is committed to succeeding in overall environmental protection activities, including tackling the adverse effects of climate change and conserving biodiversity. Envi... Read More


UN needs to accommodate world's majority for keeping relevance

Dhaka, Sept. 16 -- A panel of rights activists, academics and diplomats on Wednesday called for addressing economic, cultural and human rights issues affecting all nations on earth to regain dwindling... Read More


ADB sees Bangladesh recovery despite growth contraction in Asia

Dhaka, Sept. 15 -- Bangladesh's economy is expected to grow at a rate of 6.8 per cent in the current fiscal year (FY 2021), the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said on Tuesday. "The growth reflects grad... Read More


'Zero Tolerance' policy to fight irregularities: UGC chairman

Dhaka, Sept. 15 -- Chairman of UGC Prof Kazi Shahidullah called upon the vice chancellors and registrars of public universities to work within the rules and regulations, mentioning that appropriate ac... Read More


E-judiciary project to be launched soon: Minister

Dhaka, Sept. 13 -- Law Minister Anisul Huq on Sunday said the government's e-judiciary project will be implemented soon to reduce time and costs for the litigants and make the case management system m... Read More