Bangladesh, UK to work closely on clean energy

Dhaka, Nov. 24 -- British Deputy High Commissioner and Development Director, Matt Cannell, has said Bangladesh and the UK continue to work closely to turn climate commitments into action and have comm... Read More

Tickets of Cox's Bazar Express for first 3 days sold

Dhaka, Nov. 24 -- The launch of the Cox's Bazar Express, the new passenger train connecting Dhaka to Cox's Bazar via Chattogram, witnessed a remarkable response as tickets for its first three days (De... Read More

Rtd. bureaucrats call for dialogue with opposition, cancelling national election schedule

Dhaka, Nov. 24 -- A total of 141 retired civil and military bureaucrats called upon the government to cancel the national election schedule and sit in dialogue with the opponents in order to hold the ... Read More

Beef prices in Dhaka drop, reviving sales

Dhaka, Nov. 24 -- Several supply and demand factors have combined to drive down beef prices to a two-year low in Dhaka, providing much-needed boost to the severely depressed beef sales. With prices n... Read More

Govt issues cyber-attack alert

Dhaka, Nov. 24 -- The government on Thursday alerted both public and private organisations, including critical information infrastructures (CIIs), about a potential cyber-attack. This alert follows t... Read More

$1.11b WB credit for 5 projects

Dhaka, Nov. 24 -- The World Bank (WB) will provide an aggregate US$1.11 billion worth of credits for five projects to help Bangladesh improve human development and climate resilience. The proposed cr... Read More

US dollar rate cut a prudent move: BB

Dhaka, Nov. 24 -- Bangladesh Bank has termed the latest appreciation of the local currency against the US dollar a 'right and prudent' move amidst a growing supply of the greenback and its ebbing dema... Read More

China becomes big concessional financier

Dhaka, Nov. 24 -- Emerging economic-powerhouse China transpires as a major concessional development financier to Bangladesh with fixed-term loans that outshine rising floating rate-based lending by so... Read More

Cumulative un-deposited VAT balloons to Tk 243.76 billion

Dhaka, Nov. 24 -- A cumulative amount of VAT collected from consumers but not deposited with the exchequer has ballooned to Tk 243.76 billion, with a government-owned corporate holding back a king's r... Read More

Trade, investment expected to get momentum after election

Dhaka, Nov. 24 -- Country's trade and investment sectors would get momentum after the upcoming general election, a top central banker has said, expecting that the new administration would help boost i... Read More