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  • Bangladesh reports 3,489 new coronavirus cases, 46 deaths in 24 hrs
  • Bangladesh reports 3,489 new coronavirus cases, 46 deaths in 24 hrs
  • Airborne virus transmission cannot be ruled out: WHO
  • Bangladesh economy to bounce back: German envoy
  • China is 'greatest threat' to US, FBI director says
  • Global coronavirus death toll hits 5,43,535
  • ‘Adversity and crisis in every direction’: Taposh on assuming office
  • Coronavirus Hotline Numbers: 01944333222, 16263, 333; website: www.corona.gov.bd
9-month furniture export posts 20pc growth

9-month furniture export posts 20pc growth

The exports of furniture increased by 20 per cent in July–March on a year-on-year basis, thanks to innovative design and quality, rising local investments,…

Emirates envoy for increasing trade with Bangladesh

Ambassador of United Arab Emirates (UAE) to Bangladesh Saed Mohammed Al Muhairi yesterday called on state minster for shipping Khalid Mahmood Chowdhury at his secretariat office . During the meeting, the envoy discussed about enhancement of bilateral trade and business with Bangladesh. The state minister…
Stocks open week down as major sectors dip

Stocks open week down as major sectors dip

Stock markets yesterday opened the week with downward trend as most of the major sectors closed lower as the investors sold shares fearing further fall.…

One stop service to be set up at industrial estates

Industries Minister Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun on Sunday said one stop service would be set up at the industrial estates to ensure necessary government services there speedily. “One stop centers will act to provide government services more effectively to help flourish the potential industrial…

3-day int’l tourism fair begins Thursday

The country’s largest international tourism fair titled 9th Biman Bangladesh Travel & Tourism Fair (BTTF) 2019 will begin in the capital on April 18 (Thursday) with participation of 10 countries including host Bangladesh. President M Abdul Hamid will inaugurate the fair as the chief guest…

Commerce minister for Bangladesh, Canada business forum

Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi yesterday underscored the need for setting up a forum to boost communication between the businessmen of Bangladesh and Canada. “If such a forum is formed, it will help create a platform for discussion between the businessmen of the two countries. It will also enhance…
Asian markets mixed as trade 
optimism offset by late selling

Asian markets mixed as trade optimism offset by late selling

Asian markets were mixed yesterday, with an early rally in some cities pared, though investors remain upbeat thanks to a healthy start to the US earnings…
Dutch fishermen fear stormy Brexit seas ahead

Dutch fishermen fear stormy Brexit seas ahead

It’s a beautiful spring morning on an unusually calm North Sea, but from the wheelhouse of his trawler Dutch skipper Cor Vonk can see a man-made…

Jet Airways pilots threaten strike amid more flight cancellations

India’s beleaguered Jet Airways was staring at a fresh crisis Sunday as hundreds of pilots and other top staff threatened to go on strike over unpaid salaries. The airline, which has debts of more than $1 billion, also cancelled more international flights to Europe and North America for the upcoming…

Malaysia revived China railway to avoid $5b penalty

Malaysia would have faced a $5 billion penalty if a China-backed rail project was axed entirely, the prime minister said Monday, after a deal was reached to revive the controversial scheme. Last week Malaysia and China agreed to push ahead with the railway at a 30-percent lower cost, lifting a suspension…

Foxconn chief hints reduced role, will remain chairman

Foxconn boss Terry Gou hinted yesterday  he would soon step back from frontline operations while remaining at the helm of the major Apple supplier. The firm said its billionaire founder would not be relinquishing his role as chairman, rebutting earlier media reports. But the 69-year-old said that…

EU adopts controversial copyright reforms

European Union countries yesterday adopted copyright reforms championed by news publishers and the media business, but opposed by US tech giants like Google. EU countries adopted the reforms that were agreed last month by the European Parliament, they said in a statement. “The new rules ensure…
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