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Rising cost of agro products

Dhaka, Feb. 5 -- People living in these regions are the worst vulnerable and born to struggle for foods and nutrition. International welfare agencies have been working relentlessly to combat global fo... Read More


Abahani Limited post win in BPL

Dhaka, Feb. 5 -- Abahani Limited Dhaka earned a facile 2-1 goal victory over Lieutenant Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club in the Bangladesh Premier League football was held on Saturday at Sheikh Fazlul Haqu... Read More


32 districts at risk of Nipah virus: Health directorate

Dhaka, Feb. 5 -- Health authorities have marked 32 districts in Bangladesh as being at risk of the Nipah virus infection and directed physicians to take adequate precautionary measures while attending... Read More


Toxic micro plastic in Dhaka air

Dhaka, Feb. 5 -- Existence of toxic micro plastic was found in the air of the capital city and it is entering the human body of Dhaka dwellers through their breath, researchers have said. Physicians ... Read More


Announcement of 12th JS polls schedule in November: EC

Dhaka, Feb. 5 -- The Election Commission (EC) will announce the 12th parliamentary elections schedule in November this year. According to the EC's roadmap, the national polls will be held in the last... Read More


Apparel export to hit $56b by 2026

Dhaka, Feb. 5 -- Amid the global market slowdown and local adverse factors, the apparel industry is likely to face a dip in the short term while a strong rebound is expected in 2024 leading to the exp... Read More


DU BCL leader threatens water trader for extortion

Dhaka, Feb. 5 -- A water trader complained that DU unit BCL leader threatens him over phone and later vandalised some water bottles of his shop by sending some BCL leaders after refusing to meet him f... Read More


IMF sets forex reserve cap at $24.4bn for June'23

Dhaka, Feb. 5 -- The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has set a floor cap for Bangladesh's forex reserves in June later this year, in line with its BPM6 definition. Bangladesh will have to maintain ... Read More


LC opening for Ramzan items rises: BB

Dhaka, Feb. 5 -- Opening of letters of credit (LCs) for importing essential commodities meant for Ramzan increased in January, a development that is expected to increase supply of the items during the... Read More


Loan provision rules eased for stock intermediaries

Dhaka, Feb. 5 -- The central bank on Thursday relaxed the rules on the provisioning of bank loans to brokerage houses, merchant banks and stock dealers, a move that may make it easier for intermediari... Read More