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  • Coronavirus: 29 more die, 3,288 new cases detected in 24hrs
  • Coronavirus: Capital's Wari put under 21-day lockdown
  • Railways development comes into focus in new fiscal
  • Bangladesh gearing up for new era of taxation
  • Bangladesh now 8th in global weekly increase of Covid-19 cases: WHO
  • Covid-19 death toll nears 2,000 in Bangladesh
  • Covid-19 Bangladesh: Total cases raise to 1,56,391 as death toll now 1,968
  • Global coronavirus fatalities surge to 524,614
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Major MDG targets  achieved

Major MDG targets achieved

Despite taking major strides in achieving the targets of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG), Bangladesh’s poverty pockets in remote areas and…

‘Textile sector earns $128,203m in 6 FYs’

The country’s textile sector earned US$ 128,203.71 million in six fiscal years since 2009-10, reports UNB. Textile and Jute Minister Md Emaz Uddin Pramanik placed the statistics in Parliament yesterday replying to a scripted question from ruling Awami League MP Dilara Begum (Women Seat-20). According…

Oil prices up in Asian trade

AFP, SINGAPORE: Oil prices edged higher in quiet Asian trade yesterday as dealers set aside weak Chinese trade data and looked ahead to the release of a US stockpiles report, analysts said. US benchmark West Texas Intermediate for October delivery gained 22 cents to $46.16 while Brent crude for October…
HT Imam for co-location of mobile tower

HT Imam for co-location of mobile tower

HT Imam, political adviser to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, yesterday said that he will actively press for policy reformation for the co-location facility…
Stock plunges further due to cash out for Eid

Stock plunges further due to cash out for Eid

Stock tumbled further yesterday due to large cash out mostly by retail investors for meeting their demand during the forthcoming Eid, reports BSS. “Market…

Khulna zone misses income tax target

The income tax zone of Khulna collected Tk 937.28 crore in the fiscal 2014-15, up by Tk 85.87 crore from that in the previous fiscal, but missed the target of Tk 1120 crore, reports BSS. The zone had set a collection target of Tk 1120 crore, but the collection was to the tune of Tk Tk 937.28 crore from…

Indonesia unveils stimulus to bolster economy

AFP, JAKARTA: Indonesian President Joko Widodo yesterday unveiled a series of stimulus measures to lift slowing growth in Southeast Asia’s top economy and shore up the country’s plunging currency. In a televised address, Widodo was joined by key policymakers to announce a broad range of…
Confidence returns to Asia markets

Confidence returns to Asia markets

AFP, HONG KONG: A wave of confidence swept through Asian markets yesterday, led by a soaring Tokyo, extending the previous day’s broad global advance…

REB subscription reaches 12.6m

The number of subscribers of Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board (REB) has reached to 12.6 million people until August, says a press release. In line with the Vision 2021, REB has taken up a number of activities at hand including construction of 0.13 million new power distribution lines, 1,107 sub-centres,…
Chakma made Sadharan Bima GM

Chakma made Sadharan Bima GM

Joytsna Bikash Chakma has been promoted to general manager (GM) of Sadharan Bima Cor­poration, a state-owned non-life insurances corporation, says…

Bikroy.com hosts seminar on digital marketing

Bikroy.com, a leading online marketplace in Bangladesh, organised a seminar on ‘Bangladesh’s Digital Marke­ting Landscape and Its Opportunities’ at a hotel in Gulshan on Tuesday, says a press release. Speakers discussed the current online advertising scenario in Bangladesh and…

flydubai offers 30pc discount

Dubai-based airlines flydubai yesterday launched its first network-wide sale, offering customers 30 per cent discount for its Business and Economy class fares to Dubai and to some destinations, says a press release. flydubai also operates between Sylhet, Dhaka, Chittagong and Dubai. Customers who plan…
Tears as India’s soaring onion cost poses challenge for Modi

Tears as India’s soaring onion cost poses challenge for Modi

AFP, NEW DELHI: A leap in onion prices has left a bitter taste for Surinder Anand, owner of a New Delhi restaurant that sweats its way through a hundred…

How social sourcing can help win the talent war

Today’s workforce is more dynamic than ever. This makes retaining talent increasingly difficult because people are changing jobs more frequently, but, on a more positive note, social tools mean everybody is now a potential candidate for your next vacancy. Your business must embrace these changes…
Change a heavy task in China’s industrial heartland

Change a heavy task in China’s industrial heartland

AFP, XINGTAI: Rising costs, falling prices, striking workers—iron ore mine manager Song Denggan has a lot on his mind, and chain smokes as he faces…
Dubai property developers upbeat despite falling prices

Dubai property developers upbeat despite falling prices

AFP, DUBAI: Dubai property developers are still turning out some larger-than-life projects even though prices are heading south again after clawing back…
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