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Grameenphone's profit falls 12pc, hit by SIM sale ban

Dhaka, Jan. 31 -- Grameenphone's profit has fallen 12 per cent year on year to Tk 30.1 billion in 2022 as the regulatory ban on sales of SIM cards hurt the mobile phone operator's subscriber growth fo... Read More


Families search for loved ones after Pakistan mosque blast kills 100

Dhaka, Jan. 31 -- Distraught relatives thronged hospitals in Pakistan's Peshawar on Tuesday to look for their kin a day after a suicide bombing ripped through a crowded mosque in a heavily fortified a... Read More


Hathurusingha returns as Bangladesh head coach

Dhaka, Jan. 31 -- The Bangladesh Cricket Board has reappointed Chandika Hathurusingha as head coach for the Tigers for a two-year term starting in February. The board confirmed the Sri Lankan's retur... Read More


Around 59pc brick kilns operating illegally, says minister

Dhaka, Jan. 31 -- Around 59 per cent of the brick kilns in the country are being operated illegally without environmental clearance. Minister of Environment, Forests and Climate Change Shahab Uddin g... Read More


Southeast Bank signed an agreement with Bangladesh Bank

Dhaka, Jan. 31 -- Southeast Bank Limited has recently signed a Participation Agreement with Banking Regulation and Policy Department, Bangladesh Bank for availing pre finance facility under the fund t... Read More


Cash is king in Lebanon as banks atrophy

Dhaka, Jan. 31 -- The money exchange shop in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley was buzzing with business. Cellphones pinged endlessly and employees shouted out various rates as customers flocked in carrying plas... Read More


Modhumoti Bank signed partnership agreement with Zaynax Health

Dhaka, Jan. 31 -- Modhumoti Bank Limited signed a partnership agreement with Zaynax Health at the former's Head Office. Mr Md. Shafiul Azam, managing director & CEO of Modhumoti Bank and Mr Parvez Ah... Read More


Australia deploys more experts, equipment to search for lost radioactive capsule

Dhaka, Jan. 31 -- Australian authorities on Tuesday sent out more personnel and specialised detection equipment to search for a tiny radioactive capsule missing somewhere in the outback, including a t... Read More


Court issues gazette summoning Tarique, Zubaida to graft hearing

Dhaka, Jan. 31 -- A Dhaka court has issued a gazette ordering 'fugitives' Tarique Rahman, the BNP's acting chief, and his wife Zubaida Rahman, who are being tried for illegally amassing assets, to att... Read More


Feasibility study on Chattogram metro rail project begins

Dhaka, Jan. 31 -- The feasibility study on the Chattogram metro rail began on Tuesday. Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader joined the inauguration programme of the feasibility study vi... Read More