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Uber contributes Tk 45b to BD economy in 2021

Dhaka, Sept. 5 -- Uber, a US-based ridesharing service, contributed approximately Tk 45 billion to Bangladesh's economy alone in 2021, according to a survey by the company. The survey showed that the... Read More


At least 8 dead in Rangpur as two buses collide

Dhaka, Sept. 5 -- Two buses have collided in Rangpur's Taraganj, leaving at least eight people dead and another 50 injured, bdnews24.com reports. The accident occurred near the Sholeyashah Kharubhaj ... Read More


Ukraine's Zelensky warns of hard winter, reports war progress

Dhaka, Sept. 5 -- European leaders on Sunday sought to ease the impact of high energy prices across the continent, after Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky warned of a difficult winter, even as he... Read More


Renowned banker Ashfaque Uddin Chowdhury passes away

Dhaka, Sept. 5 -- Ashfaque Uddin Chowdhury, a renowned banker of the country, passed away at 6.00 pm, September 04, 2022 (Sunday) at his residence in Uttara, Dhaka. Mr Chowdhury was the founding mana... Read More


Tax receipts from DSE jump 128pc in August

Dhaka, Sept. 5 -- The government's revenue earnings from Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) jumped 128 per cent month on month in August on the back of rising trading volume. Market operators said the revenu... Read More


Britain's Liz Truss expected to be named new prime minister

Dhaka, Sept. 5 -- Liz Truss is expected to be named leader of the governing Conservative Party and Britain's next prime minister on Monday, poised to take power at a time when the country faces a cost... Read More


HC reconstitutes board of Envoy Textiles

Dhaka, Sept. 5 -- The High Court (HC) has reconstituted the board of Envoy Textiles with a retired justice of the Supreme Court (SC) as its chairman. The HC passed the order on August 25 following a ... Read More


Subcontracting RMG units deserve better

Dhaka, Sept. 5 -- It seems another time bomb is ticking to explode anytime soon. The ticking time bomb here is the more than 1,000 units of subcontracting readymade garment (RMG) factories in operatio... Read More


Sacked Sonali Bank manager, three others charged for embezzling Tk 600m

Dhaka, Sept. 5 -- The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has prosecuted a sacked manager of Sonali Bank and three others for embezzling Tk 600 million which they borrowed from the bank in the name of of... Read More


Russian court sentences former journalist to 22 years in prison for treason

Dhaka, Sept. 5 -- A Russian court on Monday sentenced a former journalist to 22 years in prison for treason after prosecutors said he disclosed state secrets, a ruling his supporters said was an undul... Read More