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  • Beximco Pharma to acquire majority stake in Sanofi Bangladesh
  • 'Thank you': Hasina to Modi
  • 3 killed in Bandarban road accident
  • Improve standard of education, research to int’l level: Edu Minister
  • 20 lakh doses of Oxford vaccine reach Dhaka as gift from India
  • HC: Writ seeks reopening of all educational institutions
  • Govt to procure 3cr doses of COVID-19 vaccines with Tk 1,271.55c
Ensure good governance in banking sector

Ensure good governance in banking sector

Experts at a roundtable here yesterday stressed the need for ensuring good governance and enhancing Bangladesh Bank’s monitoring and recruiting…
PwC opens Dhaka office

PwC opens Dhaka office

PricewaterhouseCoopers (trading as PwC), a London-based multinational professional services network, has opened its office in the capital further leveraging…

20 pharma companies to lose licence

The Health and Family Welfare Ministry has decided to cancel the licence of 20 pharmaceutical companies in line with the recommendations made by the Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Health Ministry, reports BSS. Health Minister Mohammad Nasim gave the directives yesterday while presiding over…
Remove obstacles to unionisation in RMG industry, HRW to Bangladesh

Remove obstacles to unionisation in RMG industry, HRW to Bangladesh

Human Rights Watch (HRW) has said Bangladesh government should urgently remove legal and practical obstacles to unionisation in its readymade garment…

Oil prices steady

AFP, LONDON: Oil prices steadied yesterday after rising the previous session thanks to news of a fall in US output that eased concerns over a supply glut. At about 1100 GMT, US benchmark West Texas Intermediate for delivery in June stood at $44.20 a barrel—unchanged from Wednesday’s close.…
Asia markets track Wall St, oil higher

Asia markets track Wall St, oil higher

AFP, HONG KONG: Asian stock markets rallied again yesterday as another surge in oil prices and gains on Wall Street reinforced optimism about the world…

Venezuela to ration electricity in power crisis

AFP, CARACAS: Recession-wracked Venezuela is to ration electricity in 10 of its most populous and industrialized states, including metropolitan Caracas, the socialist government said Wednesday. It is the latest drastic measure to alleviate a severe electricity crisis which President Nicolas Maduro and…

Chinese Internet mogul pledges $2b donation

AFP, BEIJING: The founder of China’s Internet giant Tencent will donate $2 billion in shares to charity, the company said—one of the largest gifts ever given in a country whose new super-rich have no tradition of philanthropy. Pony Ma, Tencent’s chief executive, will give the shares…

Stocks close week down on selling spree

Stock market closed week down yesterday on selling spree by profit-takers and the investors who were repositioning from large-cap to mid and small cap groups for minimising risk, reports BSS. The boarder DSEX index of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) was down by over 68 points or 1.55 per cent to finish the…

Samsung Galaxy J3 hits market

Samsung Mobile Bangladesh revealed the latest addition to its J series – Galaxy J3 which has 4G LTE enabled device and consists of ultra-data saving mode along with unique bike mode, a press statement said yesterday. This smartphone not only came up with unique design and features but also reflected…

Japanese YUASA sales centre opens in Dhaka

Japanese YUASA, a leading motorcycle battery manufacturer and car battery manufacturer in the world, yesterday launched its first sales and service centre at Rahman Filling Station at Motijheel in the capital, the company said in a press statement. The company is also offering after and pre sales services…

Starbucks opens first cafe in sub-Saharan Africa

AFP, JOHANNESBURG: Hundreds of coffee lovers queued early yesterday in an upmarket Johannesburg shopping centre as international chain Starbucks opened its first cafe in sub-Saharan Africa. The US-based global brand plans to open 12-15 more stores in South Africa over the next two years, with a long…

Euro dips ahead of ECB meeting

AFP, TOKYO: The euro dipped in Asia yesterday ahead of a closely watched European Central Bank policy meeting later in the day that comes as its officials are engaged in a public spat with the eurozone's biggest economy Germany. While it is not expected to add to last month's monetary easing…

UK willing to take 25pc stake in rescue deal

The government is willing to take a 25 per cent stake in any rescue of Tata Steel's UK operations, it has been announced. The business department said it was preparing to make a support package "worth hundreds of millions of pounds" available to potential buyers. Business Secretary Sajid…
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