Bangladesh plans to cut public foodgrain imports in the next fiscal year in an effort to save foreign currencies and avoid putting further pressure on the already strained forex reserves.
If there is one indicator that epitomises the government’s mismanagement of the economy in recent times, it is inflation -- which raced to an 11-year high of 9.94 percent in May.
Expatriates' Welfare and Overseas Employment Minister Imran Ahmed yesterday held talks with Malaysian Home Minister Saifuddin Nasutin Bin Ismail on the development and expansion of Bangladesh's labour market in Malaysia
The recent photograph of Abul Hasnat Abdulalh hugging his younger brother Abul Khair Abdullah brought some relief to the grassroot Awami League leaders and activists of Barishal as they thought it was an indication of them uniting ahead of the city polls.
Turkish Airlines used to fly to Dhaka twice a day but it has been operating one flight a day for a year since it cannot repatriate to Istanbul $24 million it earned here from ticket sales and by moving freight.
Microsoft will pay $20 million to settle US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) charges that the tech company illegally collected personal information from children without their parents' consent, the FTC said on Monday
Two siblings have died allegedly from pesticide poisoning after a cleaning service provider used pest control in their house in Dhaka’s Bashundhara Residential Area
The Rohingyas wishing to return to Myanmar should have access to clear, factual information to be able to make free and informed decisions, and under no condition should be forced to return, said UN Deputy High Commissioner for Refugees, Kelly T Clements
Thirty nine firms are going to get the “National Productivity and Quality Excellence Award 2021” in recognition of their continuous improvement in productivity and quality.
Three private submarine cables have backtracked from their initial decisions to supply bandwidth separately through undersea cables and have now agreed to collaborate on one connection amid the US dollar shortage.
Investments made by full-fledged Islamic banks in Bangladesh surged nearly nine times their deposits in a span of a year, raising questions as private sector credit growth has slowed in the entire banking sector, official figures showed.
The awkwardness of the BNP-Jamaat relationship that emerged over a year is apparently fading with Jamaat deciding to join the BNP’s one-point simultaneous movement to oust the government.
Brazil will play a friendly against Spain next March as part of an anti-racism campaign under the slogan 'One skin', both countries' football federations announced on Monday.
An aggressive Alexander Zverev punched his ticket into the French Open quarterfinals with a 6-1, 6-4, 6-3 win over Bulgarian 28th seed Grigor Dimitrov on Monday to raise hopes that his barren Grand Slam run could finally end.
The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) today filed a case against former secretary Dr Proshanto Kumar Roy for amassing about Tk 1.25 crore beyond his known source of income..ACC’s Deputy Director Mashiur Rahman filed the case with its integrated district office against Proshanto, who was als
As many as 2,379 trees are being cut down along the Tangail-Aricha highway for the sake of development work. Among them, many are centuries old.
The religious affairs ministry issued show cause notice to 90 private hajj agencies for not starting the visa process for hajj pilgrims within three days despite its instructions
The industries ministry shared the names through a gazette notification
With the country’s biggest power producer, Payra Power Plant, temporarily closing yesterday, the government is now looking at plants that are doing dry runs to ease load shedding.