More air connectivity' to aid tourism

Bangladesh, Jan. 22 -- Experts at a programme in the city suggested that more air connectivity is required for enhancing tourism in the country and making popular for the tourists the existing tourist... Read More

Allow 100pc FDI sans any discrimination

Bangladesh, Jan. 22 -- Visiting apparel sector leaders from Sri Lanka have requested Bangladesh to allow 100 per cent foreign direct investment (FDI) without any discrimination between local and forei... Read More

Govt to protect interest of salt producers

Bangladesh, Jan. 22 -- Industries Minister Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun on Tuesday assured the salt producers of providing all government supports to protect their interest. The ministry remains alert ... Read More

Govt doubles number of mkt monitoring teams

Bangladesh, Jan. 22 -- The government has stepped up its market monitoring recently aiming to keep the prices of essential commodities stable all the year round, officials said. To this end, the Mini... Read More

Stocks drift marginally lower after 4 sessions

Bangladesh, Jan. 22 -- Dhaka bourse on Tuesday closed marginally lower after the core index gained 398 points in previous four consecutive sessions amid announcement of some market supportive measures... Read More

Square Pharma tops turnover chart

Bangladesh, Jan. 22 -- Square Pharmaceuticals on Tuesday featured the highest turnover value following investors' increased transactions executed in the main trading floor and block board. On the day... Read More

New DBA leaders elected

Bangladesh, Jan. 22 -- DSE Brokers Association of Bangladesh (DBA) on Tuesday elected Sharif Anwar Hossain as its president. The DBA's board of directors elected Mr. Hossain, also the managing direct... Read More

Adequate sugar stocks planned for Ramadan

Bangladesh, Jan. 22 -- The government has made a move to stock sufficient sugar to check its unusual price hike, especial during the holy month of Ramadan. To this effect, commerce ministry has alrea... Read More

Tabith Awal comes under attack during campaign

Bangladesh, Jan. 22 -- BNP-backed mayoral candidate for the Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Tabith Awal allegedly came under attack during his campaign in the city's Gabtoli area on Tuesday. Mr T... Read More

Ministry body draws up work plan

Bangladesh, Jan. 22 -- A stock market monitoring committee of the Ministry of Finance (MoF) prepared a work-plan on Tuesday to consult with the government bodies and stakeholders concerned to make the... Read More