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  • Bangladesh reports 39 more Covid-19 deaths, 2977 new cases
  • Bangladesh reports 39 more Covid-19 deaths, 2977 new cases
  • Kamal could give a lot to country: PM
  • 17 drown as trawler sinks in Netrakona haor
  • Sinha killing would not affect army-police relations: Army, police
  • 4 Bangladeshis killed in Beirut blast, 21 Navy members hurt
  • Japan to give $329m to Bangladesh to combat COVID-19: Abe
Deal signed to hire consultant for Payra Port’s first terminal

Deal signed to hire consultant for Payra Port’s first terminal

The government yesterday signed an agreement with three Korean firms to appoint a consultant to build the first terminal of Payra port by 2021. The Payra…

TCB begins commodity sale for Ramadan

The state-owned Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB) began the sale of essentials at subsidized rates across the country from today on the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan. “The TCB today started the commodity sale operation across the country, including the capital, ahead of the holy…

Time for gold import declaration to be extended: NBR

National Board of Revenue (NBR) chairman Md Mosharraf Hossain Bhuiyan yesterday said time of prior declaration for gold import would be extended by three months as necessary preparation for implementing the import policy is yet to be completed. “A letter to this end (time extension) would be sent…

Trend of giving loans to one customer by banks increases: BIBM

The trend of allocating loans by different banks to a single customer increased by about 4 per cent in 2018 compared to the previous year (2017), according to a research of Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management (BIBM). The research report was presented yesterday at a workshop titled ‘Credit…

Indonesians keen to explore potential investment areas in Bangladesh

Indonesian investors are keen to explore potential investment areas in Bangladesh to expand their trade and business. They are looking to invest in areas of energy, railway, food and poultry, and tourism. The investors are going to participate in ‘IndonesiaFair 2019’ for the second time…

Samsung delays launch of folding Galaxy smartphone

Samsung said Monday it was delaying the launch of its folding smartphone after trouble with handsets sent to reviewers. Some reviewers who got their hands on the Galaxy Fold early reported problems with screens breaking. Samsung said it decided to put off this week’s planned release of the Fold…

Project for upgrading Mongla port on the cards

The government is going to upgrade the Mongla Port to expand its operations in a bid to have additional cargo handling capacity of 15 lakh metric tons per year with support from the Indian 3rd Line of Credit. “The Planning Commission received a Development Project Proposal from the Ministry of…
US sanctions over Iran oil will ‘intensify Mideast turmoil’: China

US sanctions over Iran oil will ‘intensify Mideast turmoil’: China

China warned yesterday that the US decision to impose sanctions on buyers of Iranian oil will “intensify turmoil” in the Middle East and in…

Twitter triples profits, global user base rises

Twitter said yesterday its profits tripled in the past quarter even as it ramped up efforts to root out abuse and misconduct on its short messaging platform. Profits in the first quarter hit $191 million, compared with $61 million a year earlier, while revenues increased 18 percent to $787 million.…
GSK Bangladesh gets new 
chairman

GSK Bangladesh gets new chairman

Masud Khan has recently been appointed as the chairman of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Bangladesh, the company said in a press statement. Khan is serving as…

Grameenphone announces 280pc dividend

Grameenphone Limited in its 22nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) yesterday declared 280 per cent dividend. During the GP AGM at the International Convention City, Bashundhara (ICCB), GP approved 155 per cent final dividend (cash) and 125 percent interim dividend (cash), which has already been paid, said…
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