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Cash reserve ratio cut to inject Tk 10,000cr

Cash reserve ratio cut 
to inject Tk 10,000cr
The government has decided to give the banking sector a Tk. 10,000-crore shot in the arms to help it recover from an acute liquidity crisis. Facing repeated pleas from bank owners to shore up the banking system, finance minister AMA Muhith, yesterday, announced a 1 per cent reduction in the cash reserve ratio (CRR), which would release the aforementioned amount. The minister made the announcement after a closed-door meeting with private bank owners and top bank executives at a city hotel. This was for the second time in the last three days that Muhith met top bankers to find out solutions for the prevailing liquidity crunch. Private commercial banks have been facing liquidity crisis in the past few months due to withdrawal of funds by a number…

Increase infrastructure facilities for scouting: PM

Increase infrastructure facilities for scouting: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday directed the ministries and divisions concerned to increase infrastructure facilities for the expansion, development and strengthening the monitoring of scouting in every district, reports UNB. The Prime Minister also promised to provide necessary government assistance…
Foreign students to study in JnU

Foreign students to study in JnU

The fame of higher education in Bangladesh once crossed the national boundaries and reached foreign shores. Well, not anymore. The number of foreign students in the universities and medical colleges of the country has declined steadily over the past decades. The number of foreign students in public…
Fire safety awareness 
at all levels

Fire safety awareness at all levels

An alarming revelation at the press conference organized by the Electronic, Safety and Security Association of Bangladesh (ESSAB) is that every year, 233 people die and 5000 are injured due to fire related accidents. The annual loss from fire incidents is Tk 4834 crore while in the last six years, the…
Human development needs

Human development needs

Currently, maney economists are talking about the relationship between human progress and economics. Others are talking about economic development with the behavioral changes of the people. But whatever is said, it is necessary to consider whether its application is properly or in the state or state.…
Samsung to set up smartphone plant in Bangladesh

Samsung to set up smartphone plant in Bangladesh

Samsung is going to establish a handset manufacturing facility in Bangladesh as part of its plans to broaden its presence in the Indian sub-continent and take advantage of growing demand for affordable low-end smartphones. The Korean tech giant will officially announce the opening of its Samrtphone…
‘Final evacuation deal’ reached for Syria’s Ghouta

‘Final evacuation deal’ reached for Syria’s Ghouta

DOUMA: A final deal has been reached for fighters and civilians to leave the last opposition-held pocket of Eastern Ghouta, a monitor said yesterday, paving the way for Syria’s regime to retake the onetime rebel enclave near Damascus, reports AFP. The deal brokered by regime ally Russia would…
IGCC presents Azad Rahman’s Bangla Kheyal music evening

IGCC presents Azad Rahman’s Bangla Kheyal music evening

Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre (IGCC) organised an “Evening of eminent music maestro of Bangladesh, Azad Rahman’s ‘Bangla Kheyal’ Classical Vocal Music” on March 27 at the Kobi Sufia Kamal Auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum in the capital.   Twelve eminent classical…
Bangladesh unbeaten champions

Bangladesh unbeaten champions

Tohura slammed a hat-trick as Bangladesh Under-15 national women’s football team thrashed hosts Hong Kong by 6-0 to emerge unbeaten champions in the Jockey Club Girls’ International Youth Invitational Football tournament yesterday. Held at the Siu Sai Wan Sports Ground, Hong Kong Bangladesh…
Jute price fall frustrates farmers in Jhenidah

Jute price fall frustrates farmers in Jhenidah

Farmers in six upazilas of this district are reducing their jute farming areas this season. Low market prices and high production costs are acting as disincentives, according to sources. At the same time, the price of jute seeds has fallen in the market compared to the previous season, the sources said.…
High Court rule on Tk 1 crore 
compensation for each victim

High Court rule on Tk 1 crore compensation for each victim

The High Court (HC) yesterday issued a rule asking the authorities concerned to explain in two weeks why they should not be directed to compensate with Tk 1 crore each of the 20 victims who lost their eyesight following surgery at a health camp in Chuadanga on March 4 and 5. It also asked the authorities…
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