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Bank time deposits surge under SMART push

Dhaka, May 25 -- Time deposits in banks increased by Tk 865.9 billion to Tk 14.82 trillion in July-March period of this fiscal year mainly because of rate rise under uncapped interest regime, sources ... Read More


Govt to allocate Tk 350bn in power subsidy for FY25

Dhaka, May 25 -- The government is going to allocate Tk 350 billion as a subsidy for the power sector in the upcoming national budget to settle capacity charges and other bills owed to private electri... Read More


Cyclone Remal: 5 feet tidal surge feared in 15 coastal districts

Dhaka, May 25 -- The Meteorological Department of Bangladesh (BMD) has warned that a tidal surge of 3-5 feet above the normal level is likely to occur in 15 coastal districts and their offshore island... Read More


MP Anar died from chloroform poisoning in bid to blackmail him, police say

Dhaka, May 25 -- Police have said that Anwarul Azim Anar died from chloroform poisoning as the assailants wanted to make the Jhenaidah-4 MP unconscious to blackmail him before killing. Dhaka Metropol... Read More


Fire Service ready to deal with Cyclone Remal

Dhaka, May 25 -- The Fire Service and Civil Defence is fully prepared to deal with Cyclone Remal which is likely to make landfall in the coastal regions of Satkhira in Khulna and Cox's Bazar in Chatto... Read More


Gas supply from Titas well No. 14 begins

Dhaka, May 25 -- Gas production started from the well No-14 of the Titas Gas Field on Saturday. According to the Energy and Mineral Resources Division, the gas supply from the well to the national gr... Read More


Depression in Bay intensifies into deep depression

Dhaka, May 25 -- The depression over east-central Bay and adjoining west-central Bay has moved slightly north-northeastwards and intensified into a deep depression, It was centered at 6 am on Saturda... Read More


LDC graduation and export prospects of Bangladesh

Dhaka, May 25 -- The strategic emphasis on export diversification has been a long-standing policy objective in Bangladesh, as evidenced in its various medium-term national planning documents and long-... Read More


Cyclone Remal: Danger signal 7 for Payra, Mongla ports

Dhaka, May 25 -- Payra and Mongla sea ports have been advised to hoist danger signal no 7 as a deep depression has intensified into Cyclone Remal. Chittagong and Cox's Bazar sea ports have also been ... Read More


Muhammed Aziz Khan announced as next Chair of UNICEF International Council

Dhaka, May 25 -- UNICEF has welcomed Muhammed Aziz Khan as the incoming Chair of the UNICEF International Council, succeeding the inaugural Chair, Maria Ahlstrom-Bondestam. He will assume the Chair i... Read More