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Hasan Mahmud invites Spanish investment in SEZs, Hi-tech parks

Dhaka, May 17 -- Foreign Minister Hasan Mahmud has invited Spanish investment in special economic zones (SEZs) and hi-tech parks in Bangladesh availing various fiscal and non-fiscal incentives for mut... Read More


OpenAI strikes deal to bring Reddit content to ChatGPT

Dhaka, May 17 -- Reddit has partnered with OpenAI to bring its content to popular chatbot ChatGPT, the companies said on Thursday, sending the social media platform's shares up 12 per cent in extended... Read More


30 bank MDs to visit US

Dhaka, May 17 -- Managing directors from around 30 public and private banks are heading to the United States to join campaigns aimed at encouraging expatriates to deposit dollars in Bangladeshi banks ... Read More


One dengue patient dies, 12 hospitalised

Dhaka, May 17 -- One dengue patient died from dengue disease and 12 were hospitalised in the last 24 hours till the Friday morning, according to the daily statement of the Directorate General of Healt... Read More


Dhaka's air quality 10th most polluted in the world this morning

Dhaka, May 17 -- Dhaka, the overcrowded capital city of Bangladesh, has ranked 10th on the list of cities with the worst air quality with an AQI index of 127 at 9:10am this morning (May 17, 2024). To... Read More


Genex Infosys partners with City Bank on EFD devices card payment solutions

Dhaka, May 17 -- Genex Infosys Ltd, a premier IT enablement company in Bangladesh, and City Bank PLC, a leading provider of banking solutions, officially signed an agreement recently at the bank's hea... Read More


Internet: a blessing for wholesale, thorn for retail shops?

Dhaka, May 17 -- As dusk ignited the sky with bright orange hues that slowly delved into black, a small marketplace named Sonali Bazaar at Mirpur Eastern Housing Beribadh, right across the river Turag... Read More


Egg, onion, veg become pricier further

Dhaka, May 17 -- The prices of eggs, onions, pulses, potato and vegetables witnessed a further hike in the last week, intensifying sufferings of common people. According to market sources, other esse... Read More


NSU VC attends ACU Vice-Chancellor Summit 2024 in London

Dhaka, May 17 -- Professor Atiqul Islam, Vice-Chancellor of North South University, Bangladesh, recently participated in the prestigious Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) Vice-Chancellor ... Read More


NBR-Grameen Kalyan dispute: HC starts hearing on rule asking legality of Tk 5.76b tax claim

Dhaka, May 17 -- The High Court has started its hearing on two writ petitions filed by Grameen Kalyan, an organisation headed by Noble Laureate Prof Dr Muhammad Yunus, challenging the imposition of in... Read More