Uttara Bank opens 33rd sub-branch

Dhaka, Dec. 3 -- Uttara Bank PLC recently inaugurated its 33rd sub-branch at Kamrangirchar in the capital. Mohammed Rabiul Hossain, Managing Director and CEO of the bank, inaugurated the Kamrangircha... Read More

Earthquake: 50 garment workers injured while coming out of factory in panic

Dhaka, Dec. 2 -- At least 50 workers of a garment factory in Cumilla were injured while coming out of the factory building in panic during the earthquake on Saturday morning. The magnitude 5.6 earthq... Read More

26th anniversary of CHT Peace Treaty today

Dhaka, Dec. 2 -- The 26th anniversary of Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) Peace Accord is being observed on Saturday. Different programmes have been arranged in the three hilly districts, marking the ann... Read More

Grains become pricier, protein items cheaper

Dhaka, Dec. 2 -- Prices of some protein items witnessed a decline in last seven days further while staple grain rice and wheat flour became pricier during the period. Prices of coarse flour or atta, ... Read More

RMG exports likely to face challenges ahead

Dhaka, Dec. 2 -- Global uncertainties related to future geoeconomic landscape, weak productivity growth and a complex financial environment might cause setback to the local readymade garment exports i... Read More

Quake jolts country, triggers panic

Dhaka, Dec. 2 -- A magnitude-5.6 earthquake struck Bangladesh on Saturday morning, injuring more than 100 people including garment workers. The quake shook different parts of the country, including D... Read More

Joy says Bangladesh will develop artificial intelligence, microprocessors

Dhaka, Dec. 2 -- The government is planning changes that will help Bangladesh develop Artificial Intelligence and microprocessors as part of its vision for the transformation of "Digital Bangladesh" i... Read More

Bangladesh wins IMO Council election for first time

Dhaka, Dec. 2 -- Bangladesh has won the 175-member International Maritime Organization (IMO) council election 2023 held in London at the IMO headquarters in category C, securing 128 votes. This is th... Read More

Election Commission wants transfer of UNOs before polls

Dhaka, Dec. 2 -- The Election Commission wants to move some Upazila Nirbahi Officers (UNOs) to other places before the 12th parliamentary elections scheduled for January 7. The Upazila chief executiv... Read More

Govt seeks loan period extension as project trails train

Dhaka, Dec. 2 -- Bangladesh has requested China to extend loan-availability period for the Padma Bridge rail- link project by one year as the project execution trails the train, already on commercial ... Read More