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Private banks raise deposit rates

Private banks raise deposit rates
Interest rates on bank deposits have increased following a high credit growth and liquidly shortfall, particularly in the private sector, according to bank officials. Different private banks already increased their interest rates in December last year. According to Bangladesh Bank, the increased interest rates on fixed deposits for most banks, including state-owned banks, vary from 5 to 8 per cent per annum. AB Bank offers 7.5 percent for three months and 8 per cent for a one-year term. But BRAC Bank offers 5 per cent to 8 per cent depending on the deposited amount; Dhaka Bank offers 5 per cent to 7 per cent; Bank Asia offers 6 per cent to 7 per cent; ICB offers 7.5 per cent to 8 per cent, NRBBL offers 7 per cent to 8 per cent. Among private…

President seeks Swiss support

President seeks Swiss support

President Abdul Hamid soughtsupport and cooperation from the Swiss government for safe and dignified repatriation of the displaced Rohingyas to their Rakhine state homeland in Myanmar from Bangladesh, reports UNB. The President made the call while President of the Swiss Confederation Alain Berset paid…
HC rule for providing treatment to accident victims

HC rule for providing treatment to accident victims

The High Court yesterday issued a rule asking the government to explain why the health ministry should not be directed to instruct all medical college hospitals and clinics to provide primary treatment to the accident victims. In response to a writ petition filed by Human Rights and Peace for Bangladesh…
Trade fair’s significance

Trade fair’s significance

The yearly Dhaka International Trade Fair, better known as DITF, has concluded showcasing a wide variety of local and international products to buyers. While the annual trade extravaganza has ended successfully, there is a slight concern as to the fall in overall orders this year which is around Tk83…
Reality of everyday life

Reality of everyday life

When a baby is born, he/she never knows about own destination. The destination - what they will be or how long they would survive in this beautiful world. The final destination is certainly the termination of life cycle. Thereby it is the most uncertain part of human life. None chooses his/her parents,…
Bangladesh improves in economic freedom index

Bangladesh improves in economic freedom index

Bangladesh’s economic freedom score is 55.1, making its economy the 128th freest in the Economic Freedom Index-2018 released by the Heritage Foundation, reports BSS. Bangladesh is ranked 29th among 43 countries in the Asia-Pacific region, and its rank is ahead of India (30th), Pakistan (31st),…
Moscow authorities struggle to clear record snowfall

Moscow authorities struggle to clear record snowfall

MOSCOW: Moscow authorities battled to clear streets and told children they could skip school, and scores of flights were delayed as the city was blanketed by its heaviest snowfall in 100 years, reports AFP. The city hall said that 44 centimetres (17 inches) of snow had fallen between Saturday and Monday…
Prangone Mor stages ‘Shesher Kobita’ at Shilpakala today

Prangone Mor stages ‘Shesher Kobita’ at Shilpakala today

Prangone Mor, one of the most popular theatre troupes of the country, will stage its much-acclaimed production ‘Shesher Kobita’ today at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) in Segun Bagicha of the capital. Prangone Mor’s ‘Shesher Kobita’–the…
Shakib hopes Tigers will fare well in Dhaka Test

Shakib hopes Tigers will fare well in Dhaka Test

Sports Reporter Bangladesh iconic all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan said on Monday that he is hopeful of faring well in the second and last Test of the two-Test series against Sri Lanka at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium (SBNCS) in Mirpur. Shakib also said that the way they staged a comeback in…
Broom making gains popularity in Kalihati

Broom making gains popularity in Kalihati

Over 1,000 youths are engaged in the production and marketing of sweeping brooms in Kalihati upazila. Large numbers of broom factories are shoring up the local economy by helping owners and workers to increase their earnings. Sources say 20 broom factories, employing more than 1,000 male and female…
Affected people to get 624 flats

Affected people to get 624 flats

The government has decided to construct 624 flats of 1000-square feet near the Uttara third phase in the capital for the rehabilitation of people who are affected due to Dhaka elevated expressway (DEE) project. An agreement was signed in this regard to construct the flats under public private partnership…
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