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Identify areas to increase revenue collection: Land Minister to officials

Dhaka, April 29 -- Land Minister Narayon Chandra Chanda on Monday directed land officers to identify areas for increasing revenue collection in the land sector. He gave the directives while addressin... Read More


29 factories receive Green Factory Award

Dhaka, April 28 -- The government has given 29 factories from 12 sectors 'Green Factory Award 2023' for their workplace safety, environmental compliance and other good practices. Parliament Speaker D... Read More


AFD celebrates 10 years of development partnership with Bangladesh

Dhaka, April 25 -- Agence Francaise de Developpement (AFD) Group celebrated 10 years of development partnership with Bangladesh, taking its position as the fifth top partner, contributing €1.8 b... Read More


Tax-break end may threaten tech startup survival

Dhaka, April 24 -- The country's tech-startup entrepreneurs have expressed concern over their sustainability if their tax break ends on June 30, 2024. They said the government's vision to build Smart... Read More


Qatar keen on FTA with Bangladesh: Salman F Rahman

Dhaka, April 23 -- Prime Minister's Private Industry and Investment Adviser Salman F Rahman MP has said Qatar is interested in signing a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Bangladesh. He talked of Qatar... Read More


Rickshaw puller dies from heatstroke in Dhaka

Dhaka, April 22 -- A rickshaw puller succumbed to heatstroke in Dhaka city on Monday. The deceased was identified as 45-year-old Abdul Awal, son of Azam Ali from Singha village under Lakhai upazila i... Read More


Metro rail faces operational issue en route to Motijheel

Dhaka, April 22 -- The metro rail once again faced operational trouble near Kazipara station while heading towards Motijheel on Monday afternoon. However, MRT 6 General Manager of Operation M Iftekha... Read More


Bangladesh, India to jointly hold International Trade Summit in Dhaka on May 14-15

Dhaka, April 22 -- Bangladesh and India are jointly organising the International Trade Summit in Dhaka city next month. The two-day trade summit will take place at the Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel, ac... Read More


Graft allegations against ex-IGP Benazir: ACC forms probe committee

Dhaka, April 22 -- The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has set up a committee to probe alleged corruption involving former Inspector General of Police (IGP) Benazir Ahmed and his family regarding the... Read More


Bangladesh's Q2 GDP growth slowed to 3.78pc: BBS

Dhaka, April 15 -- A massive fall in industrial production and the US dollar crisis have slowed Bangladesh's economy as its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has expanded at 3.78 per cent rate in the secon... Read More