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Bangladesh urges developed nations to honour climate commitments

Dhaka, Feb. 13 -- Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Saber Hossain Chowdhury on Tuesday underscored the imperative for developed nations to deliver on their climate commitments. Speaking... Read More


Oil prices edge up on Middle East risk

Dhaka, Feb. 13 -- Oil prices rose on Tuesday on fears Middle East tensions could disrupt supply, but uncertainty about the pace of potential US interest rate cuts and the ensuing impact on fuel demand... Read More


No hawkers allowed near SSC examination centres: DMP

Dhaka, Feb. 13 -- The Dhaka Metropolitan Police has drawn up measures to ensure a smooth commute for students during the SSC and equivalent examinations starting on February 15. On Tuesday, Additiona... Read More


Focus on rural dev along with infrastructure: PM Hasina tells ECNEC

Dhaka, Feb. 13 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday emphasised rural development along with building infrastructure during the ECNEC meeting at the NEC conference room in Agargaon. "I think bes... Read More


Caab seeks BB help as dollar crunch touches aviation projects

Dhaka, Feb. 13 -- The Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (Caab) has requested permission from the central bank to pay outstanding dues for its six ongoing projects in foreign currencies. In a let... Read More


Netherlands court orders halt to export of F-35 parts to Israel

Dhaka, Feb. 13 -- The Netherlands has to stop exporting parts of the F-35 combat aircraft to Israel, according to a ruling by a Dutch court in The Hague. "The court finds that there is a clear risk t... Read More


Corporate feuds drown in backlog as courts struggle

Dhaka, Feb. 13 -- Despite boasting 0.28 million registered companies and firms, the country faces a crippling shortage of dedicated courts to handle corporate disputes such as feuds over annual genera... Read More


BCB includes Mahmudullah, excludes Tamim in new central contract

Dhaka, Feb. 13 -- The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announced its new central contract for national cricketers on Monday for the year 2024. The list includes 21 players, notably Mahmudullah Riyad, b... Read More


India, Bangladesh draw on each other's experience for better protection of Sunderbans tigers

Dhaka, Feb. 13 -- India and Bangladesh, which share the world's largest and continuous mangrove forest, are working together for better protection of its top predator, reports telegraphindia.com. The... Read More


Yunus can appeal after paying Tk 500m in tax: HC

Dhaka, Feb. 13 -- The High Court has ordered the Grameen Telecom Trust, headed by Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus, to appeal against Tk 2.5 billion income tax claim by paying Tk 500 million, a part of t... Read More