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NOAB demands review of 9th Wage Board Award

Bangladesh, Sept. 18 -- Terming the latest 9th Wage Board Award "unrealistic" and "unacceptable", Newspaper Owners' Association of Bangladesh (NOAB) has demanded its review for the sake of survival of... Read More


Govt to intensify mkt watch

Bangladesh, Sept. 18 -- Commerce ministry will strengthen its monitoring further to keep stable the prices of onion, the essential kitchen item, in the local market. Commerce secretary Md Jafar Uddin... Read More


Changes in laws to put lid on SoCBs' NPL buildup

Bangladesh, Sept. 18 -- Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal said on Tuesday they would bring necessary changes in the existing laws to prevent possible buildup of bad loans in the state-owned commercia... Read More


DNCC finds Aedes mosquito larvae in 26 more places

Bangladesh, Sept. 17 -- The Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) on Monday spotted Aedes mosquito larvae in 26 more houses and establishments as it continued its combing operation for the second consec... Read More


BD, Sweden to work for broader ties

Bangladesh, Sept. 17 -- Bangladesh and Sweden agreed to work together to upgrade their cooperation to a 'broader relationship' in the coming days. Ways and means to that effect was extensively discus... Read More


HC stays joining of Viqarunnisa's new principal

Bangladesh, Sept. 17 -- The High Court (HC) on Monday stayed the joining of newly appointed principal of Viqarunnisa Noon School and College Professor Fouzia Rezwan. The court asked Deputy Attorney G... Read More


ACC chief for jt action plan to check money laundering

Bangladesh, Sept. 17 -- Mentioning trade-based money laundering as one of the key reasons for capital flight from the country, the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Chairman Iqbal Mahmood emphasised ef... Read More


Listing of SOEs to pick up speed

Bangladesh, Sept. 17 -- A high-stake meeting on Monday decided to speed up the process of listing of state-owned enterprises to help revive the country's ailing capital market. Also, an internal audi... Read More


Onion prices go up further

Bangladesh, Sept. 17 -- Prices of onion increased further by Tk 5.0 a kilogramme in the city's retail markets on Monday. The key spice was traded between Tk 65 and Tk 75 per kg on the day. Traders, ... Read More


Stocks post modest gain

Bangladesh, Sept. 17 -- Stocks posted a modest gain on Monday riding on the news of finance minister's meeting with the stakeholders to find out ways to boost the capital market. DSEX, the prime inde... Read More