Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 04:47:21 PM
Indian-origin Abhijit, wife, U.S.-born scientist win Nobel Prize in economics

Indian-origin Abhijit, wife, U.S.-born scientist win Nobel Prize in economics

Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer were awarded the Nobel Prize in economics on Monday for research on alleviating global poverty.

2019-10-14 16:19:16
UKBCCI honors Tasmin Lucia-Khan

UKBCCI honors Tasmin Lucia-Khan

Ten British Bangladeshi residents, including former BBC News TV presenter, Tasmin Lucia-Khan, from a diverse range of industries, were honoured for their personal contributions and achievement, at the annual UKBCCI Awards, which took place in central London.

2019-10-13 20:06:23
7.2pc GDP for FY 2019-20: WB

7.2pc GDP for FY 2019-20: WB

World Bank (WB) forecast the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate of Bangladesh at 7.2 per cent for the fiscal year 2019-20.

2019-10-10 16:26:16
Govt introduces 2pc incentive on remittance

Govt introduces 2pc incentive on remittance

The government has started giving an incentive of two percent in remittance sent by expatriate Bangladeshi to encourage them sending money through legal channels..... 

2019-10-02 18:30:00
Action if more than govt-set price of onion charged

Action if more than govt-set price of onion charged

Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Sayeed Khokon said that if anyone wants to destabilize the onion market by hiking prices or selling more than the government-fixed price.

2019-10-02 17:22:01
Bangladesh joins Medical & Pharma Fair in Saudi Arabia

Bangladesh joins Medical & Pharma Fair in Saudi Arabia

Bangladesh has joined Medical & Pharmaceuticals Trade Fair in Riyadh of Saudi Arabia that started on Monday (Sep 30).

2019-10-01 17:16:57
Drive at onion wholesale hub

Drive at onion wholesale hub

Chattogram district administration started raiding wholesale hub of onion at Khatunganj in the port city

2019-10-01 13:31:21
Create Social Business Banks for the Poor: Yunus at UN event

Create Social Business Banks for the Poor: Yunus at UN event

On September 27th, Final Report of the Financial Sector Commission on Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking was formally released in the UN as an important UN event in New York.

2019-09-30 21:31:53
First shipment of Hilsa reaches India

First shipment of Hilsa reaches India

After seven long years, Bangladesh government has allowed export of 500 metric tonnes of hilsa on the occasion of Durga Puja.

2019-09-30 20:06:01
Digital payment app Dmoney launched

Digital payment app Dmoney launched

Commercial operation of digital payment app Dmoney has been launched.

2019-09-30 17:27:09
India bans onion exports with immediate effect

India bans onion exports with immediate effect

India has prohibited exports of onions in the wake of its rising prices in the country.

2019-09-29 19:11:19
Daraz ‘Fan Meet’ now in Narail after 30 districts

Daraz ‘Fan Meet’ now in Narail after 30 districts

Country’s biggest online market place Daraz Bangladesh Limited (Daraz.com.bd) has launched ‘Fan Meet’ to facilitate communication between customer and high officials.

2019-09-29 18:32:56
24 tonnes hilsa on way to India Sunday

24 tonnes hilsa on way to India Sunday

The first shipment of 500 metric tonnes of hilsa fish, allowed by the Bangladeshi government on the occasion of Durga Puja, will be exported to India through the Benapole port on Sunday

2019-09-29 13:27:39
American Chamber holds 23rd AGM

American Chamber holds 23rd AGM

American Chamber of Commerce in Bangladesh (AmCham) held its 23rd Annual General Meeting (AGM) on September 26.

2019-09-28 19:31:21
Bangladesh seeks more US investment

Bangladesh seeks more US investment

Highlighting Bangladesh’s liberal investment policy, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina sought more US investment and engagement for Bangladesh’s further development.

2019-09-27 14:04:29