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Bangladesh's finance minister warns on Belt and Road loans from China

Dhaka, Aug. 10 -- Bangladesh's finance minister has warned that developing countries must think twice about taking more loans through China's Belt and Road Initiative as global inflation and slowing g... Read More


Forget western sanctions on Myanmar, instead, think of an emergency govt to save us from impending catastrophe

Dhaka, Aug. 9 -- Bangladesh Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, at the 29th meeting of ASEAN on Friday urged the western leaders to impose tough economic sanctions on Myanmar in o... Read More


Young man set his motorcycle on fire after getting angry with traffic sergeant

Dhaka, Aug. 9 -- A young man set fire on his motorbike in Rajshahi city on Monday noon after getting angry with an on- duty traffic sergeant. The man was identified as Ashiq Ali (28), son of Kashiada... Read More


Dollar rate hits all time high at Tk 115 in kerb mkt

Dhaka, Aug. 9 -- The dollar price has been increasing leaps and bounce as the exchange rate reached Tk115 in the kerb market on Monday, which is the highest in history. Meanwhile, the Bangladesh Bank... Read More


RMG sector loses bargaining power

Dhaka, Aug. 9 -- The domestic apparel industry is going to lose price bargaining power as demand has fallen significantly in major economic countries, despite production cost has increased drastically... Read More


Rape, robbery in running bus on the rise

Dhaka, Aug. 9 -- Frequent robbery and rape incidents in passenger buses in the highways of the country are increasing in an alarming rate. Tangail's Madhupur zone has become a hot spot for committing ... Read More


Dhaka mayors to get ministerial status; N'ganj, Ctg mayors of state ministers

Dhaka, Aug. 9 -- Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Mayor Atiqul Islam and Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Barrister Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh have been given the status of minister. Prime ... Read More


Students stage protest against fuel price hike

Dhaka, Aug. 9 -- Progressive Student Alliance brought out a demonstration on Monday on the Dhaka University (DU) Campus against the sudden increase of fuel price. They also condemned the police attac... Read More


ShareTrip recognises industry partners, declares investment

Dhaka, Aug. 9 -- The country's leading online travel agent ShareTrip has celebrated its third anniversary together with its partner and stakeholder organisations through a grand award ceremony. The e... Read More


T-Bonds likely to make trading debut Aug 16

Dhaka, Aug. 9 -- Trading in Treasury Bonds (T-Bonds) is likely to begin on the secondary market on August 16 if the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) can sort out some complexities that arose recently. As p... Read More