National action plan on labour sector absolute key to GSP Plus: EU envoy

Dhaka, July 14 -- The outgoing envoy of the European Union Delegation in Dhaka, Charles Whiteley, on Sunday said that the implementation of the national action plan in the labour sector through revisi... Read More

Stocks end down as investors book profits amid market recovery

Dhaka, July 10 -- Stocks ended lower on Wednesday as cautious investors engaged in profit booking, taking advantage of the recent market recovery with continuous price appreciation in major scrips. T... Read More

Bangladesh to seek China's assistance for 7 power projects during PM's tour

Dhaka, July 4 -- Bangladesh will seek China's assistance to implement a total of seven power and energy projects involving around US$1.0 billion during the forthcoming visit of Prime Minister Sheikh H... Read More

Stocks fall as budget retains capital gains tax

Dhaka, June 30 -- Stocks ended lower on Sunday after a three-day rise, as jittery investors sold off shares following the news that the capital gain tax would remain in the upcoming national budget. ... Read More

Dhaka Bypass Expressway to be operational in Jul 2025

Dhaka, June 28 -- The Dhaka Bypass Expressway project, designed to connect national highways N1, N2, N3, and N4 in Bangladesh, is expected to be operational in July next year, with over 65 per cent of... Read More

Bangladesh must end impunity for ill-treatment by security forces: Amnesty International

Dhaka, June 26 -- Amnesty International on Wednesday said authorities in Bangladesh must end impunity for torture and other ill-treatment by police and security forces, hold perpetrators to account, a... Read More

BD, India vow to collaborate on Smart Bangladesh, Viksit Bharat

Dhaka, June 22 -- Bangladesh Prime Minister Shekh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on Saturday vowed to collaborate with each other to make the visions of their respective countries-'Sm... Read More

DSEX exceeds 5200-mark as major stocks jump

Dhaka, June 20 -- Stocks extended their rally for the fourth day on Thursday, with the key index crossing the 5200-mark again, as investors put fresh bets on lucrative blue chip shares in anticipation... Read More

FY25 budget allocation for climate finance inadequate, say experts

Dhaka, June 13 -- Despite formulating long-term plans like the Centenary Delta Plan to tackle climate change, Bangladesh's annual budget allocations remain insufficient for effective implementation, e... Read More

Textile millers seek central bank intervention over unpaid $35 million

Dhaka, June 13 -- Textile millers have sought the central bank's intervention to secure payments for raw materials supplied to apparel exporters under back-to-back letters of credit (LCs) opened by co... Read More