Chawkbazar ancillaries on the wane following fire incident

Dhaka, March 9 -- The government's drive to remove chemical factories from Old Dhaka following the horrific fire that killed 71 people in Churirhatta on February 20, has dented business of some ancill... Read More

In bloom: Floriculture business showing robust growth

Dhaka, Feb. 24 -- Although the floriculture industry is booming with each passing year, there is still some way to go towards realizing its full potential. The businesses said that recently the use o... Read More

Jute goods glitter at Dhaka International Trade Fair

Dhaka, Jan. 30 -- Jute-made products are turning heads at the Dhaka International Trade Fair (DITF). Pavilions showcasing them are attracting people, from the young to the old, with their colourful de... Read More

Vegetable output grows by 36 pc in 5 yrs but consumption still poor

Dhaka, Jan. 22 -- Although vegetable production increased by 35.24 percent over the last five years (from2013-14 to 2017-18 FY) in the country, the consumption rate is still poor for various reasons, ... Read More

10 pc GDP growth achievable in 5 years, experts say how

Dhaka, Jan. 18 -- Although the government expressed the hope before the December-30 election to achieve 10 percent GDP growth by 2021, noted economists have said it will be very difficult to achieve i... Read More

Learn about Bangabandhu at DITF-2019

Dhaka, Jan. 11 -- The government is informing people about the life and career of Bangladesh's founding father Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at the Dhaka International Trade Fair. A pavilion, 'Ba... Read More

Local clothes losing warmth in Dhaka's winter market

Dhaka, Jan. 9 -- At the onset of this winter, Kohinoor Begum visited the New Market here to buy a jacket for her granddaughter and found it hard to find one within her budget. "We checked the local b... Read More