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BGMEA president seeks EU's support for RMG sector development

Dhaka, May 19 -- President of the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) SM Mannan (Kochi) on Sunday called on the European Union (EU) to continue its support for Banglades... Read More


19-year-old Utshob taking Bangladesh to the global boxing ring

Dhaka, May 19 -- In a country where cricket and football dominate the sports scene, boxing often goes unnoticed. Yet, Muhammad Utshob Ahmed, a young boxer from Rajshahi, is breaking barriers and putti... Read More


HC issues status quo on felling of trees on Jashore-Narail highway

Dhaka, May 19 -- The High Court on Sunday ordered to maintain a status quo on felling of trees on Jashore-Narail highway during the implementation of a six-lane project. The HC bench of Justice Md Kh... Read More


Businessmen dominate 2nd phase Upazila Parishad Elections too: TIB

Dhaka, May 19 -- The dominance of businessmen is prevalent in the second phase of sixth Upazila Elections too, with 71 per cent chairman candidate belonging to the business community. Among the chair... Read More


Businesspeople dominate 2nd phase Upazila Parishad Elections too: TIB

Dhaka, May 19 -- The dominance of businesspeople is prevalent in the second phase of sixth Upazila Elections too, with 71 per cent chairman candidate belonging to the business community. Among the ch... Read More


BPDB to bear the brunt after recent hike in US Dollar rate

Dhaka, May 19 -- Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) is going to bear the brunt after recent enhancement of US Dollar rate as it will have to spend an additional amount of over Tk 7,300 crore to... Read More


Intense heat wave, rains forecast in parts of India

NEW DELHI, May 19 -- India's northern and western parts will face heat waves during the next five days, while the southern and northeastern region will witness heavy rains till Tuesday, said the count... Read More


Effective financial management systems vital for nation's economic stability: State Minister Waseqa

DHAKA, May 19 -- State Minister for Finance Waseqa Ayesha Khan called for policy planners, academics and development partners to assist in creating a robust and efficient financial management system f... Read More


Conducting negotiations instead of provocation to find ways for Rohingya repatriation: FM Hasan

DHAKA, May 19 -- Foreign Minister Hasan Mahmud on Sunday said Bangladesh has been following the path of "negotiations" through diplomatic channels avoiding provocations from Myanmar and other internat... Read More


2nd phase of Upazila polls: 457 platoons of BGB deployed

, May 19 -- A total of 457 platoons of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) have been deployed to maintain law and order ahead of the second phase of Upazila Parishad Elections billed for May 21. According ... Read More