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Alarming level of paraben in paste, handwash: Study

Dhaka, Feb. 16 -- A new study on Thursday revealed an alarming level of paraben, a chemical additive, in toothpaste, handwash and skin care products in Bangladesh. The higher level of paraben disrupt... Read More


Elevated expressway: SC upholds status quo on transfer of shares

Dhaka, Feb. 16 -- The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday upheld a High Court (HC) order that issued a status quo on January 29 over the demand for transfer of shares of the Dhaka... Read More


New mobile handset registration process to begin July 1

Dhaka, Feb. 16 -- Chairman of the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) Md Mohiuddin Ahmed on Thursday announced that a new registration process will begin on July 1 to stop sale o... Read More


Sprezzatura outlet opens in city

Dhaka, Feb. 16 -- Sprezzatura, a local clothing brand, started its journey in the capital on Thursday with a view to catering to the demand for high-end garments. Located at Banani, the outlet offers... Read More


HSBC Bangladesh sets host-to-host integration solution for Hirdaramani Group

Dhaka, Feb. 15 -- The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited (HSBC) and Hirdaramani Group in Chattogram, Bangladesh have recently signed an agreement to offer Host to Host payments solution... Read More


Dry weather with chances of rain over three places

Dhaka, Feb. 15 -- Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) on Wednesday predicted that rain or thundershower at one or two places over Rangpur, Rajshahi and Mymensingh divisions. "Weather may remai... Read More


50 shanties gutted in Begunbari slum fire

Dhaka, Feb. 15 -- At least 50 shanties were gutted as a blaze raged through the Baganbari slum in the capital's Mirpur-14 early on Thursday. Lima Khanom, duty officer, said the fire broke out in the ... Read More


165 BGB personnel board homebound ship

Dhaka, Feb. 15 -- The process of repatriating 330 people, mostly members of the Myanmar Border Guard Police (BGP) who fled into Bangladesh to escape an ongoing conflict between military forces and ins... Read More


1st quarter GDP growth tumbles to 6.07pc

Dhaka, Feb. 15 -- Bangladesh's first-quarterly gross domestic product (GDP) for the fiscal year 2023-24 fell by 2.69 percentage points to 6.07 per cent, according to Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (... Read More


PM leaves for Germany to attend Munich Security Conference

Dhaka, Feb. 15 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today left for Germany on a three-day official visit to attend Munich Security Conference (MSC) 2024 A Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight (BG-207) carryin... Read More