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Bangladesh to discuss with Malaysia on transparent recruitment system

Dhaka, Feb. 2 -- Bangladesh expects to have an "elaborate discussion" with Malaysia this week on manpower recruitment in an effort to make the overall recruitment process more transparent and expediti... Read More


Bangladesh asks Adani Power to negotiate lower import price for coal

Dhaka, Feb. 2 -- Bangladesh has sent a letter to Adani Power Limited to negotiate a lower import price for coal under a power purchase agreement, the state minister for energy and power said on Thursd... Read More


JS passes Mujibnagar University, Meherpur Bill,2023

Dhaka, Feb. 2 -- The Mujibnagar University, Meherpur Bill, 2023 was passed in the parliament on Thursday aiming to cope up with the ever evolving modern knowledge of the world. Education Minister Dip... Read More


Michael Jackson's nephew to play 'King of Pop' in biopic

Dhaka, Feb. 2 -- The late pop singer Michael Jackson will be portrayed by his 26-year-old nephew, Jaafar Jackson, in the biographical movie "Michael," the Lionsgate studio said on Monday. "Michael" w... Read More


Bangladesh reports 10 new Covid cases, one death

Dhaka, Feb. 2 -- Bangladesh has recorded 10 new cases of Covid-19 in a day, taking the overall tally of infections to 2,037,578. The death toll from the disease rose by one to 29,443 over the 24-hour... Read More


Prices of agricultural materials will not be increased, says Razzaque

Dhaka, Feb. 2 -- Agriculture Minister and Awami League (AL) Presidium Member Dr Md Abdur Razzaque has said the prices of agricultural materials, including fertilisers and seeds, will not be increased ... Read More


LPG price increase by Tk 22.15 per Kg

Dhaka, Feb. 2 -- The price of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) has substantially increased by Tk 22.15 per kg to Tk 124.85 from the previous price of Tk 102.70 per kg for February. Bangladesh Energy Reg... Read More


Thailand asks citizens to stay indoors as air pollution spikes

Dhaka, Feb. 2 -- Air pollution in Bangkok and neighbouring Thai provinces spiked past safe levels on Thursday, prompting authorities to urge people to stay indoors and avoid strenuous outdoor activity... Read More


Bangladesh's exports rise 5.89pc to $5.13b in January

Dhaka, Feb. 2 -- Bangladesh managed to bring in more than 5.0 billion US dollars in export receipts for a third consecutive month in January, beating the expectations of businesses. Exports increased... Read More


'Hydroelectricity from sea water' being examined: PM

Dhaka, Feb. 1 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said discussions are on to produce hydrogen electricity from sea water. Referring to the new concept of hydrogen power generation from sea w... Read More