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Accident kills mother-son duo in Lalmonirhat

Football: National team coach Jamie Day tests Covid-19 positive for the fourth time

BFF President Salahuddin tests positive for coronavirus

PM Hasina condoles the death of legendary footballer Diego Maradona

Bangladesh will be self-sufficient in onion production within four years

Bangladesh will be self-sufficient in onion production within four years

Dhaka, November 26: Bangladesh wants to be self-sufficient in onion production within the next four years. A roadmap is being prepared for this. If this is implemented, it will be possible to meet the demand of onion through domestic production. This information has been received from the Ministry of Agriculture and the Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE).

Mask prices go up as Covid-19 cases soar

Dhaka, November 26: With a rise in Covid-19 cases, prices of facial masks too have headed north. Within a week's time, prices have been raised by Tk 2 to Tk 10 for each piece of mask, while an increase of Tk 20 to Tk 50 for a box of the same.

Relationship between Bangladesh-India to expand further: Minister

Dhaka, Nov 24, 2020: State Minister for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Junaid Ahmed Palak has said that trade deficit between Bangladesh and India has reduced, adding that India's investment in various sectors, especially in the ICT sector, has increased. We are hopeful that India will further expand its cooperation with Bangladesh.

ECNEC approved 8 projects at a cost of Rs 10,602 crore

Dhaka, November 24, 2020: The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) has approved seven projects at a cost of Taka 10,602.23 crore. Of this, the government will provide Tk 6,459.28 crore and foreign loan Tk 4,242.98 crore.

Bangladesh: 3 percent decline in foreign contribution

Dhaka, November 24, 2020: As the country's economy strengthens, the amount of foreign aid has come down to a minimum. In the post-independence period, the amount of foreign aid grants was 64 to 8 percent, the rest was loans. Now the amount of that grant has come down to 3 percent.

Printing industry under threat during Covid-19

Dhaka, November 23: The capital's printing and packaging industry is in dire straits due to the coronavirus. At other times of the year (November-December) the printing press and packaging factories remains extremely busy, but in the current situation, it is witnessing a slump.

Matabari port to strengthen Bangladesh-Japan bond

Dhaka, 23 November 2020: Matarbari deep seaport is a flagship project of Japan-Bangladesh friendship.

Bangladesh signs Tk 850 crore grant deal with World Bank for betterment of Rohingyas

Dhaka, November 20: The World Bank is providing a grant of USD 100 million (Tk 850 crore) for the construction of energy, water, sewerage services and climate resilient infrastructure for the Rohingya and local communities in the Cox's Bazar refugee camp.

Government planning to increase PCI to $12,000 by 2041

Dhaka, November 19: The government is working to achieve a per capita income of more than USD 12,000 by 2041.

ECNEC increases time, cost of infrastructure development in Barisal-Jhalokati-Pirojpur

Dhaka, November 18: The cost of rural infrastructure development in Barisal, Jhalokati and Pirojpur districts has increased by Tk 305 crore. The time has also increased by one year. The meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) chaired by Chairperson Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday (November 18th) approved the additional cost and time.

ECNEC approves 5 projects worth Tk 7,505 crore

Dhaka, November 17: The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) has approved five projects at a cost of Tk 7,505.29 crore. Of this, the government will provide Tk 7,428.71 crore and the company will provide its own funding of Tk 78.68 crore.

BHBFC MD dies of Covid-19

Dhaka, November 17: Debashish Chakraborty, Managing Director of Bangladesh House Building Finance Corporation Limited, has died of coronavirus. He died at Ever Care Hospital in the capital around 10pm on Monday (November 16).

Bangladesh gets more than $1.22 billion in remittances in 15 days

Dhaka, November 17: Expatriate Bangladeshis sent more than USD 1.22 billion in remittances in the first 15 days of November. Never before in the history of the country has this amount of remittances come in just 15 days, according to a press release issued by the Ministry of Finance.

Bangladesh to implement Tk 5905 crore project to cover cyclone, flood damages

Dhaka, November 16: In addition to the corona virus, 2019 and 2020 were devastated by natural disasters. The first super cyclone of the current century hit in May. The cyclone Amphan hit the coastal areas of Bangladesh, Orissa and West Bengal in India. These areas are the victims of extensive damage.

Bangladesh-India import export to remain suspended due to Diwali

Dhaka, November 14: Export and import activities through Bhomra land port at Satkhira in Bangladesh will remain suspended on the occasion of Shyama Puja, also called Deepawali or Diwali.