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Secondary trading of treasury bills, bonds up by 87 pc in July-Jan

Dhaka, April 12 -- Secondary transactions of the government's fixed-income tradable securities increased by 87 per cent in the first seven months of the current fiscal year (FY24) over the same period... Read More


Let's build a beautiful future: PM says in Pahela Baishakh message

Dhaka, April 12 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged every citizen to work together in the upcoming Bangla new year to build a beautiful future leaving behind the failures of the past. "Let's le... Read More


Biden urged to ban China-made electric vehicles

Dhaka, April 12 -- President Joe Biden has been urged to ban imports of Chinese-made electric cars to the US. The chair of the Senate Banking Committee, Senator Sherrod Brown, wrote "Chinese electric... Read More


US restricts travel for employees in Israel amid fears of Iran attack

Dhaka, April 12 -- The United States has restricted travel for its diplomats in Israel amid fears of an attack by Iran. The US embassy said staff had been told not to travel outside the greater Jerus... Read More


Day temperatures may rise on Friday

Dhaka, April 12 -- The Bangladesh Meteorological Department says temperatures will continue to rise across the country, but the start of the Bangla New Year may also bring rain. "Daytime temperatures... Read More


Yen struggles against resurgent dollar and US Treasury yields

Dhaka, April 12 -- The yen struggled to break away from a 34-year low on Friday and was headed for a weekly decline, while the dollar hovered near a five-month high alongside US Treasury yields as tra... Read More


Two killed in Narail road accident

Dhaka, April 12 -- Two people were killed and two others injured in a road accident in Douatola area onr Narail-Lohagra road at around 9:30 pm on Thursday. One of the victims was identified as Alsaaf... Read More


US Senate committee to hold hearing on Boeing safety culture report

Dhaka, April 12 -- The US Senate Commerce Committee said on Thursday it would hold a hearing next week with members of an expert panel that released a report in February criticising Boeing's safety cu... Read More


Bangladeshis spent less on credit cards in Feb

Dhaka, April 12 -- Bangladeshis spent foreign currencies worth around Tk 5.0 billion on credit cards abroad in February, which is 6.2 per cent less than the spending in January. Their credit card spe... Read More


NFL star Rashee Rice surrenders to police in connection with car crash

Dhaka, April 12 -- NFL star Rashee Rice has turned himself into authorities after a warrant was issued for his arrest in connection with a high-speed car crash last month. Earlier in April, Mr Rice, ... Read More