Thursday 9 July 2020 ,
Thursday 9 July 2020 ,
Latest News
  • Bangladesh confirms 41 Covid-19 deaths in 24 hrs; 3,360 new cases
  • Total cases rise to 1,75,494; Death toll jumps to 2,238 in Bangladesh
  • Drive against corruption must go on: PM
  • Buriganga launch capsize: ‘Mayur-2’ launch owner arrested
  • US-Bangla brings bank 159 Bangladeshi nationals from Doha
  • RAB arrest Regent Hospital chairman's associate
  • Coronavirus Hotline Numbers: 01944333222, 16263, 333; website: www.corona.gov.bd
Modest 4.4pc growth in FDI

Modest 4.4pc growth in FDI

Bangladesh experienced a modest growth in foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows of 4.4 per cent, which is one-tenth of the growth rate observed in 2015,…
‘Infrastructure development key to attracting foreign investment’

‘Infrastructure development key to attracting foreign investment’

Infrastructure development of a country can play a vital role to attract foreign direct investment (FDI), discussants said at a seminar in the capital…

1,200 unions enjoy BTCL optical fibre network: Tarana

State Minister for Posts and Telecommunication Tarana Halim yesterday said Bangladesh Telecommunication Company Limited (BTCL) brought 1,200 unions under optical fibre network for ensuring Internet facility through broadband across the country, reports BSS. “The government is working to bring…
Bangladesh is passing through a golden period of demographic dividend

Bangladesh is passing through a golden period of demographic dividend

A South Korean initiative to promote global startup ideas by recruiting talented entrepreneurs has been rolled out in Bangladesh. The project called K-startup…

Ctg customs server glitch halts delivery of goods for 6 hrs

Delivery of goods at Chittagong port suspended for seven hours due to disruption of server (ASYCUDA software of NBR) at Chittagong Customs House from 12:30am to 7am yesterday.  As a result, a long trail back of truck and covered vans were created at Chittagong port’s inside and outside. The…
India meat exporters take hit amid cow protection drive

India meat exporters take hit amid cow protection drive

AFP, NEW DELHI: Indian buffalo meat exports plunged more than 10 per cent in April, new trade figures show, with traders blaming a campaign to protect…

ECB to issue first hints at end to easy money: Analysts

AFP, TALLINN: European Central Bank policymakers are expected to hint Thursday at exiting their easy-money policy and offer a sunnier economic outlook for the eurozone, although analysts forecast only inching steps in coming months. Most observers predict the bank's 60-billion-euro ($67.4 billion)…
Chinese exports, imports beat forecasts but analysts wary

Chinese exports, imports beat forecasts but analysts wary

AFP, BEIJING: China yesterday posted a forecast-busting surge in exports and imports in May, signalling improvement in the world's number two economy,…
Asian markets down, oil slide hits energy firms

Asian markets down, oil slide hits energy firms

AFP, HONG KONG: Most Asian markets slipped yesterday, with energy shares hit by a plunge in oil prices, while investors await Britain's election result…
Stocks end week mixed

Stocks end week mixed

Stocks ended the week yesterday mixed with rising trend of major indices at Dhaka and Chittagong stock exchanges despite lower transactions, reports BSS.…

S&P cuts Qatar’s credit rating one notch to AA-

AFP, PARIS: S&P Global Ratings on Wednesday cut Qatar's credit rating by one notch to AA- and put it on watch for further downgrades after Gulf Arab states severed ties. "We believe this will exacerbate Qatar's external vulnerabilities and could put pressure on economic growth and fiscal…

Eurozone growth hits 0.6pc in first quarter of 2017

AFP, BRUSSELS: Growth in the eurozone accelerated in the first quarter of 2017 as the economy brushed off the unknowns of Brexit and fraught elections in France, data showed yesterday. The EU's Eurostat statistics agency said growth in the eurozone landed at 0.6 per cent in the January to March…

Etihad breaks off talks with TUI for leisure airline

AFP, BERLIN: United Arab Emirates carrier Etihad has broken off talks with German travel group TUI to jointly create a leisure airline, both companies said yesterday. Abu Dhabi-based Etihad and troubled Air Berlin, of which Etihad is a majority owner, had last October announced plans to form a…
Super glitch again strikes bank 
in The Philippines

Super glitch again strikes bank in The Philippines

AFP, MANILA: A major Philippine bank shut down online access and its cash machines for a second day yesterday because of a glitch that drained some accounts…

‘Mobile phone subscribers rose by 8cr in 8yrs’

The country’s mobile phone subscribers rose by nearly 8 crore in the last eight years since 2009 as per statistics placed by State Minister for Posts and Telecommuni-cations Tarana Halim in Parliament yesterday, reports UNB. The number of mobile phone subscribes increased to 13.30 crore as of…

PRAN to purchase 60,000 metric tons of mangoes

Local agro-based Industry PRAN started mango collection and pulping activities with a purchasing target of 60,000 metric tons this season, reports BSS. Deputy General Manager of PRAN Agro Limited Factory in Natore Hazrat Ali made the announcement at a view exchange meeting with local journalists at…

Vietnamese firms owe $2b ­­in taxes

Nearly 96,000 enterprises in Vietnam have owed a total of over 49,000 billion Vietnamese dong (nearly 2.2 billion US dollars) in taxes, the country's tax agency said yesterday, reports Xinhua. Of the enterprises, 86 per cent have owed taxes for over three months, the General Department of Taxation…
Most Viewed
Digital Edition

Copyright © All right reserved.

Editor : M. Shamsur Rahman

Published by the Editor on behalf of Independent Publications Limited at Media Printers, 446/H, Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1215.
Editorial, News & Commercial Offices : Beximco Media Complex, 149-150 Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1208, Bangladesh. GPO Box No. 934, Dhaka-1000.

Editor : M. Shamsur Rahman
Published by the Editor on behalf of Independent Publications Limited at Media Printers, 446/H, Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1215.
Editorial, News & Commercial Offices : Beximco Media Complex, 149-150 Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1208, Bangladesh. GPO Box No. 934, Dhaka-1000.

Disclaimer & Privacy Policy
....................................................
About Us
....................................................
Contact Us
....................................................
Advertisement
....................................................
Subscription

Powered by : Frog Hosting