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BB will go slow in calculating forex reserves following IMF formula

Dhaka, Oct. 30 -- The Bangladesh Bank (BB) has recently agreed to calculate reserves following the international standard as advised by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), but the process will be s... Read More


Standard Bank ex-MD lands in jail on embezzlement charge

Dhaka, Oct. 30 -- A Dhaka court has sent Mamun Ur Rashid, former managing director of Standard Bank, to jail in an embezzlement case. Dhaka Metropolitan Senior Special Judge Md Asaduzzaman issued the... Read More


"I can do this!": Mosaddek to Shakib before last ball against Zimbabwe

Dhaka, Oct. 30 -- Despite a last-minute scare, Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe by three runs on Sunday at the ongoing T20 World Cup in Brisbane. A no-ball came to the fore at the last moment, which could hav... Read More


Man gets life in jail for possession of Phensedyl in Feni

Dhaka, Oct. 30 -- A man has been sentenced to life imprisonment for possession of the outlawed cough syrup, Phensedyl, in Feni district. The district's Additional Sessions Judge Syed Md Kaiser Mushar... Read More


Primary schools to have one shift from January

Dhaka, Oct. 30 -- All primary schools in the country will be operated under a uniform shift from January next year, Senior Secretary to Primary and Mass Education Ministry Aminul Islam Khan said today... Read More


Mimi Chocolate to Popeye the Sailorman: A walk down the memory lane

Dhaka, Oct. 30 -- 55-year-old retired banker Mr Abdul Momin has been an ardent lover of street food since childhood. When asked what reminds him of the childhood he spent in Dhaka, Mr Momin said, "Bac... Read More


Mimi Chocolate to Popeye: A walk down memory lane

Dhaka, Oct. 30 -- 55-year-old retired banker Mr Abdul Momin has been an ardent lover of street food since childhood. When asked what reminds him of the childhood he spent in Dhaka, Mr Momin said, "Bac... Read More


HC rules over legality of DMP's jurisdiction to prohibit any procession

Dhaka, Oct. 30 -- The High Court (HC) on Sunday questioned the legality of the jurisdiction of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) in prohibiting any assembly or procession in Dhaka city. It has issu... Read More


Bangladesh Navy gets two more maritime patrol aircraft

Dhaka, Oct. 30 -- Two new maritime patrol aircraft (MPA-8322 and MPA -8327) were commissioned into the aviation fleet of the Bangladesh Navy. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina commissioned the maritime pe... Read More


Sylhet-Sharjah direct flight from Tuesday

Dhaka, Oct. 30 -- Biman Bangladesh Airlines (Biman) is going to launch direct flights from Sylhet to Sharjah, of UAE, from November 1. The BG-251 flight of Biman's Boeing-737 model will leave Sylhet'... Read More