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Low prices of paddy frustrate farmers

Bangladesh, April 18 -- Boro harvest has started in haor and lowland areas across the country with a prospect for a bumper yield, but the persisting low prices of paddy has frustrated the growers. Bo... Read More


More tax benefits for electrical and electronic goods makers

Bangladesh, April 18 -- Manufacturers of electrical and electronic goods will get more tax benefits than the assemblers of such products in the next budget for financial year 2019-20, National Board o... Read More


Stocks end marginally higher

Bangladesh, April 18 -- The Dhaka bourse closed marginally higher on Wednesday breaking the losing streak of three sessions as many investors took positions in sector specific stocks considering their... Read More


Esquire price continues to decline

Bangladesh, April 18 -- The share price of Esquire Knit Composite, which went public with premium, continues to decline and hovered below offer price within five days of debut trading. On Wednesday, ... Read More


Ins cos dominate top gainer's chart

Bangladesh, April 18 -- Insurance companies Wednesday dominated the chart of 10 gainers of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE). Of top 10 gainers, seven came from insurance sector whose share prices rose ... Read More


BNSF postpones strike

Bangladesh, April 18 -- Leaders of Bangladesh Noujan Sramik Federation (BNSF) suspended on Wednesday their work abstention programme for 45 days. The labour rights organisation decided to put off the... Read More


Per capita CO2 emission rises

Bangladesh, April 18 -- Per capita carbon emission in Bangladesh has increased alarmingly from 0.85 tonnes of CO2eq in 2005 to 0.98 tonnes of CO2eq in 2012. Climate experts disclosed this at the laun... Read More


Tanners decide to form company to run CETP

Bangladesh, April 18 -- Tanners have agreed on setting up of a company to operate the central effluent treatment plant (CETP) at Savar Leather Industrial Park. They will complete all the formalities ... Read More


ACC finds 22 sources of graft in Titas

Bangladesh, April 18 -- After identifying 22 sources of graft in Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company Ltd, the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) submitted on Wednesday an investigation repor... Read More


Death anniv of Abdul Mannan

Bangladesh, April 18 -- Today (April 18) is the 1st death anniversary of Abdul Mannan, a retired deputy secretary. Quran Khwani and doa mahfil have been arranged at his Komorpur residence in Faridpur... Read More