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Tk 665.61cr project approved for religious infrastructure

Tk 665.61cr project approved for religious infrastructure

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) yesterday approved a project titled ‘Development of Universal social infrastructure’…
2,36,500 people to get job in ICT sector

2,36,500 people to get job in ICT sector

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said her government has undertaken initiatives to set up Hi-Tech Park, Software Technology Park and IT Village…
1.4 million mts fertilizer to be imported from 3 countries

1.4 million mts fertilizer to be imported from 3 countries

The government will import 1.4 million tonnes (mt) of fertilizer from Morocco, Tunisia and Saudi Arabia during the 2017-18 fiscal year to meet the demand…

Shahjalal Airport now boasts world standard security

Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister Rashed Khan Menon yesterday said Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport now has world standard security following the installation of modern equipments, reports BSS. “We have installed Explosive Detection System (EDS), Explosive Trace Detector (ETD), and 37…

ADB to provide $200m to Bangladesh

Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide US $200 million to Bangladesh to strengthen urban governance and improve urban infrastructures and service delivery in pourashavas (municipalities) across the country, reports BSS. “The ADB fund will develop pourashavas with high growth potential in an…

Amu goes to India today to join BIMSTEC Expo-2017

Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu is due to leave Dhaka today for India to join the “Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) Expo-2017” in Kolakta, reports BSS. The three-day expo will begin on September 15 at the Netaji Indoor Stadium…
Apple lays claim to smartphone future with new flagship iPhone

Apple lays claim to smartphone future with new flagship iPhone

AFP, CUPERTINO:  Apple laid claim to the future of the smartphone Tuesday with a 10th anniversary iPhone X, touting the device as the next generation…

Toshiba picks US-led consortium for chip business sale

AFP, TOKYO: Cash-strapped Japanese industrial giant Toshiba said yesterday it had picked a consortium led by US investor Bain Capital as the leading candidate to buy its prized chip business in a deal reportedly worth some $18 billion. The development was the latest twist in a long-running saga as Toshiba…
Venezuelans lose prized ice cream to crisis

Venezuelans lose prized ice cream to crisis

AFP, MÉRIDA:  The Coromoto ice cream parlour had it all - chocolate and vanilla for sure, though also garlic, avocado and even octopus sorbets...…

Asia markets mostly step back but dollar maintains gains

AFP, HONG KONG:  Asian investors eased off the pedal yesterday after recent gains but the dollar held up against the yen as North Korea kept itself in the mix by warning it would strengthen its nuclear programme in response to fresh UN sanctions. While Tokyo was able to kick on thanks to a further…
Stocks see upward trend on higher transactions

Stocks see upward trend on higher transactions

Stocks witnessed upward trends yesterday as major indices of both Dhaka and Chittagong Stock Exchanges rose up on higher transactions, reports BSS. The…

Oil market moving back into balance: IEA

AFP, PARIS:  There are signs the global oil market is returning to balance and stocks of oil products in industrialised nations could soon fall below their five-year average, the IEA said yesterday. The International Energy Agency also said production by the OPEC cartel and its allies fell in August…

Modi, Abe to launch Indian first bullet train project today

AFP, NEW DELHI: As India’s premier Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe prepare to break ground on the country’s first bullet train project today, experts say the collaboration could signal a massive leap for its overburdened and deadly railways. India’s colonial-era…

Bhola power plant to use GE technical support

General Electric (GE) yesterday announced that it has been selected by the Shapoorji Pallonji Group (SP Group) to supply the power generation equipment for the upcoming 220-megawatt (MW) combined cycle power plant in the Bhola district of Bangladesh, the company said in a press statement. This will…

Repairing of 800-damaged BTCL connections in Gulshan soon

BTCL is working to restore the 800 telephone connections under Gulshan Exchange that damaged by fire on September 11, reports BSS. The company has started the work of replacing the damaged cabinet for the connection, said a Bangladesh Tele-communications Company Limited (BTCL), press release yesterday.…

S Korea’s ICT exports hit record high on strong chip demand

South Korea’s exports of information and communications technology (ICT) product hit record monthly high last month thanks to strong demand for semiconductors, a government report showed yesterday, reports Xinhua. The ICT exports reached a new high of 17.49 billion US dollars in August, surpassing…
bKash ranked 23rd in Fortune’s top 50 Change the World list

bKash ranked 23rd in Fortune’s top 50 Change the World list

bKash Limited, the largest mobile financial service provider in Bangladesh, has been ranked 23rd on Fortune’s third annual ‘Change the World’…
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