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PM asks BGB to be patient amid Myanmar fighting

Dhaka, Feb. 6 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has instructed the Border Guard Bangladesh to "have patience" as the government is watching the situation along the border "very closely" amid intense fig... Read More


India removes Facebook post on Tangail saree's origin

Dhaka, Feb. 6 -- India's central ministry of culture recently claimed that the famous Tangail saree, a symbol of Bangladesh's cultural heritage, actually originated in West Bengal, India. The country... Read More


Toyota hikes annual profit forecast after Q3 beats expectations

Dhaka, Feb. 6 -- Toyota Motor raised its full-year operating profit forecast by nearly 9 per cent on Tuesday, after higher sales volumes and a weaker yen boosted its third-quarter results. The world'... Read More


113 members of Myanmar's BGP take shelter in Bangladesh so far

Dhaka, Feb. 6 -- Seven more members of Myanmar's Border Guard Police (BGP) have fled to Bangladesh amid clashes between the Myanmar military and the armed rebel group, Arakan Army. With them, the num... Read More


Google to face US antitrust trial over digital ads

Dhaka, Feb. 6 -- A US federal judge on Monday set a September 9, 2024, date for the start of a jury trial in a lawsuit the US Justice Department and a coalition of states filed last year against Googl... Read More


Myanmar envoy likely to be summoned today

Dhaka, Feb. 6 -- The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bangladesh is likely to summon Myanmar Ambassador to Bangladesh Aung Kyaw Moe following the death of two people by a mortar shell fired from Myanmar... Read More


Bangladeshi injured by mortal shell from Myanmar

Dhaka, Feb. 6 -- Another Bangladeshi man in Bandarban has been injured by a mortar shell fired from Myanmar. The incident occurred in the Tumbru border area within Ghumdhum Union in the Naikhongchhar... Read More


Walton awards 381 officials, executives for boosting sales

Dhaka, Feb. 6 -- Walton Hi-Tech Industries PLC has honoured a total of 381 officials and sales executives with "Best Employee Award" for their outstanding performance to boost company's sales during t... Read More


Rationalising R&D investment for next phase of growth

Dhaka, Feb. 6 -- What are the development options for natural resource-poor, densely populated countries? Of course, human competence is the answer. Naturally, in less developed countries, the process... Read More


RAB warns action against traders

Dhaka, Feb. 6 -- The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) on Monday warned of taking stern legal action if any trader is found selling meat and other commodities beyond the government ceiling prices. RAB Dir... Read More