Akanda Muhammad Jahid

Staff Reporter -----[Additional skills in: digital media content+SEO content+social media management]

September 30, 2021
September 30, 2021

Population census faces further delays

The sixth population census of the country is set to see further delays as the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) has failed to conduct it as per schedule, although three years have passed since...

September 26, 2021
September 26, 2021

Bangladesh joins New Dev Bank

Bangladesh will have to pay $188.4 million to the New Development Bank (NDB) as paid-up capital for being a member of the new international lender.

September 21, 2021
September 21, 2021

Puma to expand Bangladesh footprint

Just two years after first entering the Bangladesh market, German sportswear giant Puma is going to further expand its horizon in the country.

September 19, 2021
September 19, 2021

Poultry farmers in a double bind

Poultry farmers, who have already been hit hard by the pandemic, are struggling to survive due to low prices of chicken currently prevailing in the market coupled with a sharp rise in feed prices.

September 17, 2021
September 17, 2021

Quarterly GDP growth data from next fiscal year

The Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) is going to publish the gross domestic product (GDP) growth data every quarter from the next fiscal year.

September 8, 2021
September 8, 2021

Customers suffer as Nagad blocks accounts alleging suspicious transactions

A number of customers of Nagad have alleged that they were facing troubles in carrying out transactions on their accounts as the mobile financial service provider has suspended them on suspicion of...

August 25, 2021
August 25, 2021

Low incomes shrink further

The already low incomes of skilled and unskilled workers have been squeezed further for last month’s countrywide lockdown, making it more difficult for them to stay afloat amid the Covid-19 fallout.

August 22, 2021
August 22, 2021

Austerity saves Tk 12,000cr

The government has saved about Tk 12,000 crore by embracing austerity in purchasing cars for its officials since the pandemic struck Bangladesh, a development that offers the scope to look into how...

August 18, 2021
August 18, 2021

$250m currency swap: Sri Lanka gets first tranche of $50m this week

The central bank will lend $50 million to under-pressure Sri Lanka this week as part of Bangladesh’s efforts to support the Island nation suffering from a foreign exchange crisis.

August 17, 2021
August 17, 2021

New mango varieties gaining ground

New mango varieties are getting priority on consumers’ list of preferences for being tastier and more attractive than the existing ones.