2h ago| Industries

BGMEA writes to US, EU envoys seeking assistance for vaccination

Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) has sent letters to the ambassadors of the United States of America and the European Union, requesting them to assist for rapid...

2h ago| Business

Cryptocurrency trading not allowed at all: Bangladesh Bank

Bangladesh Bank has once again said today that it does not allow holding or trading of any kind of virtual coin or cryptocurrency in the country.

3h ago| Business

Monetary policy expansionary, but conventional: DCCI

Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) thinks the monetary policy announced today for fiscal year 2021-22 is more or less expansionary and accommodative but a conventional one considering...

1d ago| America

US oil refiners set for first profit during pandemic

US oil refiners are set to post their first quarterly profit since the Covid-19 pandemic, even though higher oil prices and weaker margins in June have tamed analysts’ optimism fostered by the...

1d ago| Europe

Pfizer raises 2021 Covid vaccine sales forecast to $33.5b

Pfizer Inc on Wednesday raised its forecast for sales of the Covid-19 vaccine that it developed with Germany’s BioNTech by 28.8% to $33.5 billion, as countries scramble to secure supply of the shots. 

1d ago| Global Economy

Oil price rises to $75

Oil rose to around $75 a barrel on Wednesday ahead of an industry report expected to show US crude inventories fell more than expected, bringing the focus back to a tight supply and demand balance...

7h ago| Press Releases

British Council Celebrates Women with ‘WOW Virtual Bangladesh’ Online Festival

Strategic partners British Council, CCD Bangladesh and Mongol Deep Foundation will be organizing Bangladesh’s first ever online festival focusing on women and girls named ‘WOW Virtual Bangladesh’...

7h ago| Press Releases

Prerona Foundation and Daraz collaborate to support specially-abled individuals

“Prerona Mask”, made by the specially-abled individuals under Prerona Foundation’s ‘Amra Shikhi, Amra Pari’ programme, is now available on popular e-commerce platform Daraz. Interested customers...

7h ago| Press Releases

Preronar Kotha with Asaduzzaman Noor: A versatile icon

A fearless freedom fighter, a luminous star in our cultural sphere, a thespian, a people’s representative in the national parliament, a man loved by the masses for his unique humour and humble...