March for Palestine holds solidarity rally at Dhaka University

Dhaka, May 9 -- March for Palestine, a platform for Palestine, has held a solidarity rally and human flag display at Dhaka University to demand an end to the genocide in Gaza and an independent Palest... Read More

EU Due Diligence Directive crucial for BD RMG sector: Ambassador Whiteley

Dhaka, May 9 -- The European Union (EU) Due Diligence Directive is very important for the Bangladesh ready-made garment sector, as exporters to the European Union need to carefully consider and addres... Read More

BB discards SMART formula

Dhaka, May 8 -- Bangladesh Bank has finally discarded the existing reference rate, or SMART, used for determining the lending rates of banks and NBFIs, the central bank said in a circular on Wednesday... Read More

IMF reaches staff-level agreement with Bangladesh on second review of loan programme

Dhaka, May 8 -- An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission team led by Chris Papageorgiou reached a staff-level agreement with the Bangladesh authorities on the policies needed to complete the secon... Read More

Milton Somaddar used to get pleasure from cutting off hands, legs of old people at his charity home: Harun

Dhaka, May 5 -- Arrested Chairman of 'Child and Old Age Care' Milton Somaddar used to derive 'brutal pleasure' from cutting off the hands and legs of old persons at his charity home, said Additional P... Read More

PM's Adviser Mashiur praises governor for restricting journalists' entry into Bangladesh Bank

Dhaka, May 5 -- Economic Affairs Adviser to the Prime Minister Mashiur Rahman on Sunday expressed his support for the decision to restrict journalists' entry into Bangladesh Bank. "I should complimen... Read More

State Minister Arafat for sharing BB info with journalists while protecting its sensitivity

Dhaka, May 4 -- State Minister for Information and Broadcasting Mohammad A Arafat said on Saturday that a mechanism should be developed so that Bangladesh Bank can share information with journalists w... Read More

ADB to provide $121.55m loan for private sector solar project in Bangladesh

Dhaka, April 30 -- The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide US$121.55 million to a Bangladeshi private sector company for constructing a 100-megawatt solar-based power plant in Pabna. The Manila... Read More

Training programme held for RMG workers

Dhaka, April 29 -- Over 400 out-of-work women garment workers have received training in recent two events in a bid to establish business relations with different public and private sector actors, pote... Read More

Universal Pension Scheme registrations reach 0.1m

Dhaka, April 29 -- The number of registrations for the Universal Pension Scheme has crossed 100,000 as of Monday, says a press release. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on August 17, 2023, launched the U... Read More