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Incentive to remitters

Bangladesh, Nov. 22 -- The Bangladesh Bank's circular confirming that a 2.0 per cent incentive will be immediately provided for remitting Tk 150,000 is an encouraging step for the expatiate Bangladesh... Read More


Bypassing main beneficiary targets

Bangladesh, Nov. 22 -- The Ministry of Food started this year's Aman rice procurement programme Wednesday last with food officials buying paddy in some areas where harvesting has already begun. The d... Read More


Punishment for pharmaceutical malpractices

Bangladesh, Nov. 22 -- The High Court's observation to the effect that production, sale and storage of fake and adulterated medicines should be dealt with maximum punishment resonates with the sentime... Read More


Reining in criminalities of drug vendors

Bangladesh, Nov. 22 -- Selling date-expired drugs that too by renowned drug stores in the capital did cause a stir some days ago. While spurious drugs are already a cause of worry in the country's hea... Read More


What next for unconventional monetary policies?

Bangladesh, Nov. 22 -- The Bank for International Settlements (BIS), the central bankers' club in Basel, Switzerland, recently conducted an in-depth evaluation of the unconventional monetary policies ... Read More


Moral hazard in financial sector

Bangladesh, Nov. 22 -- An offender can be punished with a view to having a deterrent effect both for the person concern and for others, giving an example. But when a judge is lenient and hands down a ... Read More


DU students demand punishment for attack on their buses

Bangladesh, Nov. 22 -- Students of Dhaka University on Thursday demanded punishment for the transport workers who attacked two varsity buses in the city's Signboard area during the transport strike on... Read More


UK a committed development partner of Bangladesh: DFID

Bangladesh, Nov. 22 -- Department for International Development (DFID) Country Representative Judith Herbertson said on Thursday the United Kingdom is supporting the government of Bangladesh in improv... Read More


HC issues rule over expelling PEC examinees

Bangladesh, Nov. 22 -- The High Court issued on Thursday a rule upon the respondents to explain in two weeks as to why the Article 11 of the directions promulgated by the Department of Primary Educati... Read More


DNCC launches drive to control Culex mosquito

Bangladesh, Nov. 22 -- Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) will conduct a cleanliness drive and destroy larvae at 626 hotspots of Culex mosquito in its 54 wards for 10 days. DNCC Mayor Atiqul Islam i... Read More