Stocks slide at opening amid low turnover

Dhaka, Nov. 28 -- Stocks plunged at the opening on Sunday as risk-averse investors were selling mode amid fear of further price erosion. Following the previous week's losing streak, DSEX, the prime i... Read More

3rd phase of UP polls underway

Dhaka, Nov. 28 -- Balloting for the third phase of the union parishad polls is underway across the country on Sunday. The voting started at 8:00am and will continue till 4:00pm without any break, rep... Read More

New tourism law to lure international companies, increase visitors

Dhaka, Nov. 28 -- The newly-enacted law for the tourism industry is expected to attract international operators to expand their operations in Bangladesh and increase the number of tourists here, exper... Read More

UK, Germany and Italy report cases of new Omicron variant

Dhaka, Nov. 28 -- Britain, Germany and Italy detected cases of the new Omicron coronavirus variant on Saturday and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced new steps to contain the virus, while ... Read More

New base year changes Bangladesh's growth arithmetic

Dhaka, Nov. 28 -- A new base year in economic calculations gives the government some solace about Bangladesh's struggling investment-GDP ratio as it yields a rise by 0.84 percentage points with a priv... Read More

International Investment Summit kicks off today

Dhaka, Nov. 28 -- Foreign investors are showing greater interest in the country's ICT, pharmaceutical, agro processing, light engineering and automobile sectors, and blue economy in addition to the ap... Read More

BSEC backs exclusion of banks' bond investments

Dhaka, Nov. 28 -- The securities regulator would request Bangladesh Bank (BB) to exclude banks' investments in perpetual bonds from their exposure on bourse, in a measure meant for increasing liquidit... Read More

Why you should read Stephen King

Dhaka, Nov. 28 -- If you are someone with even the slightest of exposure to popular culture, chances are you've heard the name of Stephen King. He has been one of the most influential writers in the ... Read More

Maldives bans travellers from seven African nations over concerns about Omicron

Dhaka, Nov. 28 -- Maldives said it was barring travellers from seven African countries from Sunday over concerns about the new Omicron variant of COVID-19. Travellers will not be allowed into Maldive... Read More

The tradition of celebrating occasions with sweets

Dhaka, Nov. 28 -- "Kuch Mitha Ho Jaye" - the tagline from a famous Indian advertisement of Dairy Milk chocolate, is also the name of an Indian film. However, this sentence has been close to the hearts... Read More