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  • Convince Myanmar to take Rohingyas back: PM to China
  • President seeks Thailand, Brunei’s support for peaceful Rohingya
  • BSMMU conducts first-ever successful liver transplant surgery
  • Pay compensation to Russel in installments: HC to Green Line
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  • RMG workers’ wage payment system to go digital
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BTRC all set to regulate Internet CAS Server

BTRC all set to regulate Internet CAS Server

With a view to regulate Internet CAS Server, the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has selected organisations that will be entitled…

Govt to bring more state-owned company shares in stock market

Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu said government is planning to bring additional shares of the state-owned companies in the stock markets to strengthen the markets, reports BSS. “The government has almost finalised the process of bringing additional shares of a number of state-owned companies…
A huge opportunity awaits Bangladesh

A huge opportunity awaits Bangladesh

Global technology company Lenovo has become a household name and a business partner in many areas. The company has grown enormously since the acquisition…

Cabinet body approves Biman’s proposal to procure 3 Dash8 aircraft

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs yesterday approved a proposal of Civil Aviation and Tourism Ministry to allow Biman Bangladesh Airlines to procure three aircraft from a Canadian firm for its smooth flight operations on domestic and international routes, reports UNB. The committee also approved…

ADP implementation 20.11pc in July-November period

The implementation rate of the Annual Development Programme (ADP) during the July-November period of the current fiscal year fared better as it reached 20.11 per cent with an expenditure of Tk 32,997 crore, reports BSS. The ADP implementation rate during the July-November period of the last fiscal year…

20th int'l conference on computer, IT begins Friday

The 20th International Conference on Computer and Information Technology (ICCIT) 2017 will begin at University of Asia Pacific (UAP) Plaza in the capital on Friday (December 22), reports BSS. UAP Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) Department is organising the conference to provide the best opportunity…

Biman earns Tk151cr profit in FY17

Biman Bangladesh Airlines, the national flag carrier, made profits in the third consecutive fiscal as it registered a gross profit of Tk 151 crore in fiscal 2016-17 (FY17), reports BSS. After clearing default tax, the net profit stood at Tk 47 crore, said a Biman press release yesterday. According to…

China vows to clean up pollution, further open economy

AFP, BEIJING: China ended a major economic meeting yesterday, vowing to boost imports, open its markets and clean up noxious pollution. The pledges were made at the annual Central Economic Work Conference, at which leaders review past policy and plan for the upcoming year. The results of the three-day…

Washington, Ottawa clash in Bombardier trade fight

AFP, WASHINGTON: US trade officials are expected to confirm massive tariffs on Bombardier planes Tuesday in a case that has inflamed relations between Washington and Ottawa. The trade dispute stems from a complaint by US aerospace giant Boeing against its Canadian rival that found a receptive ear in…
Stocks face fall due to large-caps

Stocks face fall due to large-caps

Stock markets closed the fourth session of the week yesterday with downward trends due mainly to price fall in large-cap securities, reports BSS. The…

Global disaster costs soar in 2017: Swiss Re

AFP, ZURICH: Total economic losses from natural and man-made disasters have soared by 63 per cent to strike an estimated $306 billion in 2017, reinsurance firm Swiss Re said yesterday. “The US was hardest hit, including by hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, which have made 2017 the second costliest…

Chinese firm turns panda poop into toilet paper

AFP, BEIJING: When life gave one Chinese company giant panda poop, it decided to make paper—and profits. The Qianwei Fengsheng Paper Company in southwest Sichuan province has teamed up with the China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda to recycle the animal’s faeces and…

RAKUB recovers Tk 179cr in Bijoy Mela

Rajshahi Krishi Unnayan Bank (RAKUB) has recovered outstanding loans worth Tk 179 crore, including classified loan of Tk 29 crore, through its Bijoy Mela (Victory Fair), reports BSS. The bank arranged the two-day fair in all its 378 branches during December 17-18 last marking the 47th Victory Day. Apart…

Amu to open industrial trade fair in Kolkata

Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu will leave Dhaka today for Kolkata to inaugurate the 30th “Industrial India Trade Fair (IITF) at Park Sarkars on Friday, reports BSS. The Bangle National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BNCCI) will organise the fair aiming to expand trade and business in…
Sikder Insurance gets new CEO

Sikder Insurance gets new CEO

Insurance Development and Regulatory Authority (IDRA) has recently approved the appointment of Aminur Rahman as chief executive officer (CEO) of Sikder…
Janata Bank gets new DMD

Janata Bank gets new DMD

Mohammad Fakrul Alam has joined Janata Bank Limited as deputy managing director (DMD) on Tuesday, the bank said in a press release. Prior to that, he…
BRAC University floating campus  wins Bronze Award

BRAC University floating campus wins Bronze Award

Lafargeholcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction has recently awarded a project on the new 'floating' campus of Brac University in Bangladesh…

World Bank approves $825m loan for Pakistan infrastructure

AFP, KARACHI: The World Bank has granted Pakistan a $825 million loan to upgrade the energy and public finance sectors in a country which has long struggled with chronic power shortages and poor fiscal management. Just over half the loan, $425 million, would be used to modernise the national grid, the…
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