87% Bangladeshi women harassed at least once; public transport riskiest: Survey

An online survey of over 5,000 women spread across 24 districts of the country has revealed that nearly 87 percent of them have faced some form of harassment at least once in their lives.

PM pays homage to Bangabandhu in Tungipara

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina placed wreaths at the mausoleum of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in homage to the great leader to mark the National Mourning Day.

UN rights chief’s visit: Bangladesh rejects "politicisation of human rights agenda"

The government of Bangladesh has strongly rejected what it says some visible "politically motivated efforts" of some corners to mislead the people by showcasing the upcoming visit of UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet as an occasion to "put undue pressure" on the government.

ICCB welcomes increased pledges for climate change mitigation of US leaders, G7

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has welcomed announcements at the US Leaders’ Climate Summit and G7 meetings of increased pledges for climate change mitigation and finance.

Stock market index hits 6,405, a new record

The country's stock market index crossed all the previous records and hit 6,405.04 today just a day before the start of a five-day closure for Eid-ul-Azha from July 20.

Sonamasjid land port’s six-day trade closure begins today

Export import activities through Sonamasjid land port will remain closed for six days from today for Eid-ul-Adha.

August 26, 2022
August 26, 2022

87% Bangladeshi women harassed at least once; public transport riskiest: Survey

An online survey of over 5,000 women spread across 24 districts of the country has revealed that nearly 87 percent of them have faced some form of harassment at least once in their lives.

August 15, 2022
August 15, 2022

PM pays homage to Bangabandhu in Tungipara

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina placed wreaths at the mausoleum of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in homage to the great leader to mark the National Mourning Day.

August 13, 2022
August 13, 2022

UN rights chief’s visit: Bangladesh rejects "politicisation of human rights agenda"

The government of Bangladesh has strongly rejected what it says some visible "politically motivated efforts" of some corners to mislead the people by showcasing the upcoming visit of UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet as an occasion to "put undue pressure" on the government.

August 9, 2022
August 9, 2022

Demanding pay hike, tea workers go on work abstention

Workers of 241 tea gardens across the country enforced a work abstention today, demanding increase of their daily wage – Tk 300 from Tk 120.

July 23, 2022
July 23, 2022

Devote yourselves for the interest of people: PM to public servants

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (July 23, 2022) asked the public servants to devote themselves to the welfare of the people who pay taxes for their salaries, comforts and luxuries.

October 13, 2021
October 13, 2021

Hindu community celebrating Kumari Puja

Hindu devotees are celebrating Kumari Puja amid religious fervour and festivity across the country today.

September 8, 2021
September 8, 2021

Include Bangabandhu's March 7 speech in textbooks: HC tells govt

The High Court directed the government to include Bangabandhu’s historic March 7 speech in the schools, colleges, and university textbooks so they can learn about its significance.

July 27, 2021
July 27, 2021

Robi’s profit falls 20%

Mobile phone operator Robi Axiata has experienced a 20 per cent year-on-year fall in profits in April-June quarter of this year despite posting higher revenue and lower net finance costs during the period.

July 27, 2021
July 27, 2021

Nagad to issue Tk 500 crore zero-coupon bond

Nagad plans to raise Tk 500 crore of zero-coupon bond in order to pay part of its loans, develop network, hardware and digital financial service platform and buy IT equipment.

July 27, 2021
July 27, 2021

Dhaka stocks continue falling

Dhaka stocks fell for the second consecutive day as investors remained cautious today ahead of Bangladesh Bank’s stance on monetary policy, which is likely to be announced on July 29.