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Unwanted pregnancy, maternal mortality feared to rise

Dhaka, April 27 -- Health specialists fear that the ongoing supply crunch of birth control products at government family-planning centres can fuel unwanted pregnancy and subsequent maternal mortality ... Read More


138 Bangladeshi nationals arrested in Malaysia

Dhaka, April 27 -- As many as 265 illegal immigrants of various nationalities, including 138 Bangladeshis, were arrested on Friday in separate raids in different parts of the capital city of the Malay... Read More


National Bank's audited financial statement for 2023 gets approval

Dhaka, April 27 -- The Audited Financial Statement for the year 2023 of National Bank Limited was approved and signed at the 498th meeting of the Board of Directors held at the bank's head office on S... Read More


TIB concerned over curbing media access to central bank

Dhaka, April 27 -- Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) has expressed grave concern over the recent restriction on journalists' access to Bangladesh Bank (BB), labelling it as a troubling examp... Read More


Modhumoti Bank holds 77th board meeting

Dhaka, April 27 -- The 77th meeting of the Board of Directors of Modhumoti Bank PLC was held on Saturday (27th April) with the assistance of Zoom technology, says a media release. Mr Humayun Kabir, C... Read More


City Bank chairman acquitted of charges filed by ex-wife

Dhaka, April 27 -- The Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Court of Dhaka has recently acquitted Mr. Aziz Al Kaiser, chairman of City Bank, of all three cases filed by his ex-wife, Ms Tabassum Kaiser, accor... Read More


National committee formed to boost fisheries sector growth

Dhaka, April 27 -- The government has formed a 29-member national committee on fish and shrimp to formulate necessary policy aimed at fostering growth in the sector. Members of the committee, headed ... Read More


International Standard University signs MoU with Bankers' Welfare Association

Dhaka, April 27 -- International Standard University (ISU) on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Bankers' Welfare Association Bangladesh (BWAB), says a media statement. Treasurer ... Read More


Hajj flight starts on May 9

Dhaka, April 27 -- This year's hajj flights are going to start in early May. The first flight with the pilgrims will leave Dhaka for Saudi Arabia on May 9, said Dhaka Hajj Office Director Muhammad Ka... Read More


Bajus slashes gold price for 4th time in April

Dhaka, April 27 -- The Bangladesh Jewellers' Association (Bajus) on Saturday reduced the gold price by Tk 630 per bhori (11.664g), fixing the price of the high-quality 22-carat gold at Tk 1,12,931 per... Read More