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  • Goods transport strike called off
  • Rice prices keep rising
  • Market price rubs salt into farmers’ wounds
  • Stepping into pink ball era
  • Fire burns 20 shops in capital
Govt to spend Tk 2,000cr for non-stop power supply to Dhaka, N’ganj

Govt to spend Tk 2,000cr for non-stop power supply to Dhaka, N’ganj

A move is underway to implement a Tk 2,000 crore project to ensure uninterrupted power supply to Dhaka’s central and north-west zones and major…

Tipu for ensuring fair price of agri products

Commerce minister Tipu Munshi, MP, has said the present government will take steps to ensure fair price of agricultural products being produced by farmers at grassroots levels across the country. “To make farm activities more profitable for farmers and ensure their welfare, special initiatives…

Mukesh Ambani to fight Amazon, Walmart

Asia’s richest man Mukesh Ambani announced details of a new online shopping platform yesterday that will see his oil-to-telecoms conglomerate take on Amazon and Walmart in India’s burgeoning e-commerce market. Ambani, the chairman of Reliance Industries, said the company’s telecoms…
Bangladesh mulls importing hydropower from Nepal

Bangladesh mulls importing hydropower from Nepal

Bangladesh has emphasised Hydropower import from Nepal establishing connectivity and increasing economic and trade relations between the two countries.…

Entrepreneurship Exposition starts

The First International Entrepreneurship Expo, Summit and Elevator Pitch- 2019 was inaugurated yesterday in the capital . Organised by the Dhaka School of Economics, the Expo and Summit was inaugurated by Vice-Chancellor of World University of Bangladesh Professor Dr Abdul Mannan Chowdhury held at the…
Promotion of bio-safety measures in poultry farming stressed

Promotion of bio-safety measures in poultry farming stressed

Poultry scientists and researchers at a discussion here have unequivocally called for promoting bio-safety measures in poultry farming for producing safe…
China growth hits slowest pace in decades in 2018: Survey

China growth hits slowest pace in decades in 2018: Survey

China’s economy grew at its slowest pace in almost three decades in 2018, analysts in an AFP poll said, as the government struggles to contain ballooning…
Germany ‘considers ban on Huawei’
amid global backlash

Germany ‘considers ban on Huawei’ amid global backlash

Germany is considering ways to block Huawei from its next generation mobile phone network, according to reports. Berlin is exploring stricter security…
Fuel price hikes put Zimbabwe on its knees

Fuel price hikes put Zimbabwe on its knees

Weary-looking Innocent Takura reclined in the seat of his small Honda sedan near the start of a kilometre-long petrol queue that sums up Zimbabwe’s…

Hitachi freezes British nuclear project

Hitachi on Thursday froze construction of a nuclear power station in Wales due to financing difficulties, dealing a major blow to Britain’s energy strategy and leaving the Japanese firm with a huge bill. Shelving the project at the Wylfa Newydd plant on Anglesey island off the Welsh coast will…
Asian markets end week high as China-US trade hopes rise

Asian markets end week high as China-US trade hopes rise

Asian markets rallied yesterday as another broadly positive week drew to a close, with investors cheered by a report that the US was considering lifting…
Nervous Europe ramps up Brexit preparations

Nervous Europe ramps up Brexit preparations

Europe is ramping up preparations for the economic blow of a possible “no deal” Brexit, fearing the political crisis in London has killed…

IMF warns of economic hit from extended US govt shutdown

While it is too soon to gauge the economic damage from the US government shutdown, the longer it continues the worse it will be, the International Monetary Fund warned Thursday. The shutdown that has left 800,000 federal workers nationwide without pay is the longest on record and now in its fourth week.…

Cambodia, Myanmar hit out at tough EU rice tariffs

Cambodia and Myanmar have railed at the European Commission for resuming tariffs on millions of dollars of rice, with one ministry describing the move as a “weapon” against already poor farmers. The EC reimposed duties of up to 175 euros ($200) per tonne of Indica rice from the two countries…
Tesla recalls over 14,000 cars in China over Takata airbags

Tesla recalls over 14,000 cars in China over Takata airbags

Electric-vehicle maker Tesla will recall 14,123 cars in China over airbags that contained a part made by now-defunct Japanese manufacturer Takata, the…
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