[WATCH] Shipbuilders eye good spot in $500b market

Shipbuilding used to be one of the earliest industries in Bengal that expanded over the oceans from the Indian sea to the Persian Gulf. But it had died down centuries ago with the advent of industrial revolution. When marine engineer Sakhawat Hossain tossed a plan in 1995 to his friends to build cargo vessels—it was an idea that was never tried in the country before.


Processed food fair in Nov

A four-day show on processed foods and related sectors will take place in Dhaka in November to facilitate the

Income tax receipts rise, but short of target

Income tax collection grew 9.66 percent to Tk 24,031 crore in the seven months to January, although the gap

Bandwidth export to India kicks off

Bangladesh began exporting bandwidth -- 10 gigabits a second -- to India's northeastern state of Tripura on

GPH Ispat gets approval to raise Tk 262cr through rights shares

Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission yesterday approved GPH Ispat's application to raise Tk 262 crore

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