From Russia, with assurances

Dhaka, Sept. 8 -- Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has said relevant agencies are discussing the possibility of supplying LNG to Bangladesh. "They are also discussing the possibility of supplyi... Read More

Banani and Mohakhali ramps are not opening on Dhaka Elevated Expressway now

Dhaka, Aug. 31 -- Thirteen of the 15 ramps on the Dhaka Elevated Expressway will open to traffic on Sunday, as its airport-Farmgate section is set to be inaugurated on Saturday. Two ramps at Banani a... Read More

Gonoshasthaya Kendra picks 3 advisers to its board of trustees

Dhaka, Aug. 31 -- The Gonoshasthaya Kendra has nominated three eminent citizens as advisers to its board of trustees. They are Serajul Islam Choudhury, professor emeritus at Dhaka University, Muhamma... Read More

Bangladesh Bank suspends 7 moneychanger licences for charging beyond the limit

Dhaka, Aug. 31 -- Bangladesh Bank has suspended the operating licences of seven moneychangers on charges of flouting the rule of selling US dollars in the curb market above the rate set by the Associa... Read More

Hasina says Ziaur Rahman was 'behind thousands of enforced disappearances and killings'

Dhaka, Aug. 30 -- BNP founder Ziaur Rahman was "responsible for thousands of enforced disappearances and murders" and the former military ruler was killed "for his sins", Sheikh Hasina has said. The ... Read More

Commerce minister says Hasina didn't discuss anti-price gouging measures with him

Dhaka, Aug. 30 -- Tipu Munshi has said he did not have a word with the prime minister about steps against price gouging after she said she would look into allegations that syndicates are sharply incre... Read More

US businesses have no concern over Bangladesh's election: Salman Rahman

Dhaka, Aug. 30 -- American traders have no concern over the next general election in Bangladesh, according to Salman F Rahman, the prime minister's advisor for private industry and investment. "They ... Read More

Met Office forecasts rise in daytime temperature

Dhaka, Aug. 30 -- The Bangladesh Meteorological Department has forecast a rise in daytime temperatures across the country as a mild heatwave sweeps through several districts for the past few days. Th... Read More

Bangladesh in no hurry to join BRICS, says Hasina

Dhaka, Aug. 29 -- Bangladesh is keen on joining the BRICS group of developing nations, but is willing to bide its time, according to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. The alliance extended the opportunit... Read More

Bangladesh Bank's earnings jump 148% to top Tk 150bn in FY23

Dhaka, Aug. 23 -- Vigorous borrowing by the government and investment from the foreign currency reserves have boosted Bangladesh Bank's earnings in FY23 by 148 percent year on year to more than Tk 150... Read More