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Farmers buying seeds of hybrid Boro varieties being cheated

SYLHET, Nov. 21 -- Farmers are being cheated in buying seeds of hybrid varieties of Boro paddy in different areas of Sunamganj as the farming season is already on in the vast haor region. A number of... Read More


'BKMEA gives jobs to over 10m in last 10 years'

CHATTOGRAM, Nov. 21 -- The Bangladesh Knitwear Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BKMEA) provided jobs to more than 10 million (1.0 crore) people of the country in the last one year. Besides, t... Read More


Transport strike hits veg trading

JOYPURHAT, Nov. 21 -- The transport strike, enforced protesting the Road Transport Act-2018, seriously affected trading at the biggest wholesale vegetable markets in the country's northern region on T... Read More


NBR gets Tk 3.57b tax on sixth day of fair

Bangladesh, Nov. 20 -- The National Board of Revenue (NBR) collected Tk 3.57 billion in tax on Tuesday, the sixth day of the countrywide Income Tax Fair (ITF) 2019, according to a statement. The reve... Read More


Central bank ups home loan limit to Tk 20 million

Bangladesh, Nov. 20 -- The central bank has raised the home loan limit to Tk 20 million from Tk 12 million in view of high prices of construction materials. As per the revised policy, the maximum per... Read More


HC's status quo on asset manager of two MFs

Bangladesh, Nov. 20 -- The High Court (HC) has directed all parties concerned to maintain status quo regarding the asset manager of Green Delta Mutual Fund and DBH 1st Mutual Fund until January 8, 202... Read More


BB cuts interest rates on EDF loans to boost exports

Bangladesh, Nov. 20 -- The central bank has slashed interest rates on loans under the Export Development Fund (EDF) scheme by 1.0 percentage point to facilitate exporters. As per the revised policy, ... Read More


Rise in issuance of T-bonds, bills pushes up yield curves

Bangladesh, Nov. 20 -- The increase in issuance of T-bonds and T-bills propelled their yield curves upward in last fiscal year (FY), 2018-19, according to the Bangladesh Bank (BB) statistics. Yield c... Read More


Honing innate human skills to slow down robot invasion

Bangladesh, Nov. 20 -- At the dawn of the 21st century, we are caught in the dichotomy between the disastrous and benign effects of artificially intelligent machines-robots. One group has been raising... Read More


DSCC launches Community Ambassador programme

Bangladesh, Nov. 20 -- Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) launched on Tuesday the Community Ambassador Programme to monitor its waste management, street lights, mosquito control, road renovation and ... Read More