Md Abu Talha Sarker

August 17, 2022
August 17, 2022

Internet banking transactions double as users find ease

Transactions through internet banking in Bangladesh more than doubled in the last fiscal year as a huge number of people, especially the young generation, are using the platform to carry out financial activities. 

August 16, 2022
August 16, 2022

BSCIC industrial estates: Slow implementation a thorn for investors

Businesses are taking advantage of the increased connectivity offered by Padma Bridge but potential investors of four industrial parks under the Bangladesh Small and Cottage Industries Corporation (BSCIC) are missing out as the projects are yet to be complete. 

August 14, 2022
August 14, 2022

Daunting time for fixed-income people as inflation bites

Mohammad Shabuj Sheikh has cut back on food expenditure, Shibly Ahmed has eliminated all non-essential purchases for his children, and a junior banker has let go of her domestic help.  

August 9, 2022
August 9, 2022

Diesel driving up prices of vegetables

The recent hike in diesel price increased truck fares by 22-25 percent, leading to rice, vegetables and some essentials to become dearer in the capital.

July 7, 2022
July 7, 2022

Blacksmiths pinning hopes on Eid-ul-Azha sales

Eid-ul-Azha is knocking at the doors as Muslims are all set to celebrate the holy festival on July 10.

July 3, 2022
July 3, 2022

Savar tannery estate: Another Eid-Ul-Azha comes, but CETP not fully ready

Bangladesh keeps losing out on tapping its vastly unutilised cattle rawhides as the central effluent treatment plant (CETP) at the Savar Tannery Industrial Estate is not fully ready yet.

June 27, 2022
June 27, 2022

Creating opportunities for women entrepreneurs

The entrepreneurs of local small-and-medium enterprises (SMEs), especially those who are women, are facing different problems and challenges in keeping their businesses alive in the post-Covid situation.

June 9, 2022
June 9, 2022

Tourism industry gets Tk 1,000 crore incentive

The government has declared an incentive package of Tk 1,000 crore for the tourism industry to help it revive from the brunt of the protracted Covid-induced pandemic and the current uncertainty.

April 29, 2022
April 29, 2022

Auto repair shops see customer influx

Automobile service providers are passing busy days as people are approaching them to repair their vehicles before travelling back homes or to other destinations to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr with their loved ones.

April 14, 2022
April 14, 2022

Pahela Baishakh sales make a comeback

Sales centring Pahela Baishakh have picked up as people from all walks of life, buoyed by the improvement in the coronavirus situation, are set to welcome the Bangla New Year in colour and festivity today.