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World’s first portable Hand Washing Solution launches in Bangladesh

World’s first portable Hand Washing Solution launches in Bangladesh

WaterSHED Holdings Singapore Ltd. has recently launched the first ever portable hand washing solution of the world “HappyTap” in Bangladesh.

2020-04-02 17:08:14
World Bank approves $350m for 3 Bangladesh projects

World Bank approves $350m for 3 Bangladesh projects

The World Bank has approved $350 million grant for three projects to help Bangladesh address the needs of the host communities and the displaced Rohingya in Cox’s Bazar district including health services, response to gender-based violence, social protection, basic services and infrastructure.

2020-04-01 17:09:05
Market closure extended till April 4

Market closure extended till April 4

All markets, super shops, shopping malls and retail shops across the country will remain closed until April 4, as the duration has been extended for four more days.

2020-03-29 17:25:57
Biman extends int'l flights suspension until April 15

Biman extends int'l flights suspension until April 15

Bangladesh has suspended flights to all international routes except London and Manchester until April 15 following the global outbreak of coronavirus.

2020-03-26 15:35:37
10am to 12pm bank transaction during holidays

10am to 12pm bank transaction during holidays

Bangladesh Bank has fixed transaction hours from 10am to 12pm for customers during the holidays (March 29 to April 02) declared by the government to prevent outbreak of the coronavirus.

2020-03-24 18:31:32
Bangladesh Bank heist: US court dismisses case against RCBC

Bangladesh Bank heist: US court dismisses case against RCBC

A US court has dismissed a civil case filed by Bangladesh Bank against Manila-based bank Rizal Commercial Banking Corp, individuals and firms over $81-million cyber-hacking and money laundering case in 2016.

2020-03-23 16:53:32
Markets, malls, shops to shut from March 25-31

Markets, malls, shops to shut from March 25-31

All Markets, super shops, shopping malls and retail shops across the country will remain closed from March 25 to 31 as a precautionary measure to contain coronavirus infection in the country.

2020-03-22 21:02:41
Coronavirus: Stocks plunge despite global central bank action

Coronavirus: Stocks plunge despite global central bank action

Global stock markets have sunk despite central banks around the world announcing a co-ordinated effort to ease the effects of the coronavirus.

2020-03-16 19:23:57
Asian stock markets tumble after oil prices crash

Asian stock markets tumble after oil prices crash

Asian stock markets fell sharply on Monday spooked by a major crash in oil prices and weak economic data.

2020-03-09 14:53:49
Samsung launches state-of-the-art flagship store at Dhaka Cantonment

Samsung launches state-of-the-art flagship store at Dhaka Cantonment

South Korean tech giant, Samsung and its partner Electra International have inaugurated a showroom at CSD, Dhaka Cantonment.

2020-03-04 17:43:05
Onion price drop by end of March

Onion price drop by end of March

The onion price will come down when new onions come into the market at the end of March, said agriculture minister Dr Abdur Razzak Mahmud Hossain.

2020-03-04 17:12:15
Why BB circular on 9% lending rate not illegal: HC

Why BB circular on 9% lending rate not illegal: HC

The High Court has issued a rule asking the authorities concerned to explain why the circular of Bangladesh Bank (BB) on 9 percent interest rate should not be declared illegal.

2020-03-03 17:25:50
Writ filed challenging BB-set 9pc lending rates

Writ filed challenging BB-set 9pc lending rates

A writ petition was filed on Sunday (Mar 01) challenging the legality of a circular issued by Bangladesh Bank setting lending rates on all loans except those on credit cards at 9 percent.

2020-03-01 13:36:53
Power tariff up by 5.3pc from March

Power tariff up by 5.3pc from March

Retail consumers have to pay more on electricity from the next month as the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) has increased the prices by Tk 0.36 or 5.3 percent to Tk 7.13 per unit.

2020-02-27 17:50:38
Bashundhara to provide land for China Town in Dhaka, if necessary

Bashundhara to provide land for China Town in Dhaka, if necessary

Bashundhara Group is ready to provide lands to establish China Town in Dhaka, if necessary, said the Group Managing Director Sayem Sobhan Anvir.

2020-02-26 17:30:44