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Farm credit disbursement declined by 27.75pc to Tk 30.46b in Dec 2023

Dhaka, March 23 -- Agricultural credit disbursement witnessed a decline in December 2023 compared to that of the same month of 2022, according to Bangladesh Bank (BB) data. Such credit disbursement s... Read More


Gunmen kill 21 in central Nigeria attack

Dhaka, March 23 -- Gunmen in Nigeria killed at least 21 people in northwest Niger state in an attack at a busy market, local residents and a local traditional leader said on Friday, the latest inciden... Read More


65 migrants' bodies found in Libya mass grave

Dhaka, March 23 -- At least 65 migrants' bodies have been discovered in a mass grave in southwest Libya, the International Organization for Migration said on social media platform X on Friday. IOM sa... Read More


WHO keen to support Bangladesh in capacity building of health professionals

Dhaka, March 23 -- The World Health Organisation (WHO) is keen to support Bangladesh in the capacity building of physicians and other health professionals. The WHO also expressed its desire to assist... Read More


Indian onions to arrive in three days: State Minister

Dhaka, March 23 -- Even though India has banned onion exports for an indefinite period, it will not impact Bangladesh markets, State Minister for Commerce Ahsanul Islam Tito has said. "Onions will be... Read More


Work on Chattogram-Cox's Bazar expressway likely to start soon

Dhaka, March 23 -- CHATTOGRAM, Mar 22: Work on the construction of a 136-kilometre six-lane Chattogram-Cox's Bazar Expressway under the public-private partnership (PPP) modality is likely to start soo... Read More


Eid shopping peps up in city

Dhaka, March 23 -- Eid shopping in Dhaka city has started picking up ahead of the Muslims' largest religious festival. However, traders have mixed reactions about Eid sales. On Friday, the FE visite... Read More


Social Islami Bank distributes iftar items to support staff

Dhaka, March 23 -- Social Islami Bank distributed iftar items to the support staff at the bank's head office on Thursday (March 21). Zafar Alam, managing director and CEO, attended the event as the c... Read More


Starvation in Gaza: what Next?

Dhaka, March 23 -- Starvation rules the roost in Gaza as Israel continues its genocidal military campaigns. The United Nations (UN) has already warned that widespread famine in the Gaza strip is "almo... Read More


MIDAS SME Fair 2024 concludes

Dhaka, March 23 -- The three-day "MIDAS SME FAIR 2024" came to a close on Saturday with six SME entities being awarded for their outstanding performance. The closing event took place at MIDAS Centre ... Read More