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Man, wife arrested for murdering daughter's boyfriend's mother

Prime Minister inaugurates country's first IT business incubator

PM Hasina calls for saving electricity

Women represent 21% of the total members of Parliament

Growth stands at 6.94 billion, GDP at 416 billion dollars

Dhaka, February 8: In the last fiscal year (2020-21), the size of gross domestic product (GDP) was temporarily calculated at USD 411 billion. The GDP growth rate was 5.43 percent. However, the growth rate has increased from the 2005-06 fiscal year to the 2015-16 fiscal year as the base year.

Bangladesh's per capita income increases to USD 2,591

Dhaka, February 8: In the fiscal year 2020-21, the per capita income in the country has increased to 2,591 US dollars. In the last financial year (2020-21), the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for the first nine months was USD 2,554 (which is Tk 2,16,589). At the end of the fiscal year 2020-21, the final per capita income has increased to USD 2,591, which is Tk 2,19,738.

Bangladesh railway signs agreement to purchase 420 broad-gauge wagons from India

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, February 7: An agreement was signed on Sunday at Rail Bhavan between Bangladesh Railway and Hindustan Engineering and Industries Limited of India for the procurement of 420 broad-gauge rail wagons for Bangladesh.

Patenga Container Terminal to be operational in June

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, February 7: The Patenga container terminal will be operational in June this year.

End of stalemate: Import-export resumes through Benapole-Petrapole port

Dhaka, February 5: Eventually the stalemate ended and the import-export trade between the two countries resumed through the Benapole-Petrapole port. As a result, activity has returned to both port areas. Users at the port of Petrapole stopped imports on Monday (January 31st) morning in protest of harassment of Indian truck drivers by the Indian Petrapole Port and Border Security Force (BSF). After discussions with the administration, it was decided on Thursday night to start import-export activities from Saturday.

Exports surge 41pc in January

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, February 3: The garment sector, which was hit by the pandemic, is turning around. New export earnings have raised hopes. As a result, in January, the first month of the new year, Bangladesh earned 485 crore 3 lakh 7 thousand US dollars.

Bangladesh sees growth in remittance inflow in January

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, February 2: In January, the first month of the new year, expatriate Bangladeshis sent $170 crore or $1.70 billion in foreign exchange or remittances to the country. In Bangladeshi currency, the amount is Rs 14,620 crore (calculating 1 USD= Rs 86), which is more than Rs 600 crore compared to the previous month, December.

Dhaka International Trade Fair to end on Monday

Dhaka, January 29: The Dhaka International Trade Fair, which is taking place at Purbachal by following the hygiene rules set by the government, will end on January 31.

Japanese Economic Zone to go into production in Narayanganj next year

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, January 29: Production activities will be starting next year in the specialized economic zone of Japanese entrepreneurs in Araihazar upazila of Narayanganj. This information was given by the Ambassador of Japan to Bangladesh Ito Naoki in a courtesy call on FBCCI President Md. Jasim Uddin.

ECNEC approves 10 projects worth Tk 4,621 crore

Dhaka, January 25: The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) has approved 10 projects. The total cost of these projects has been estimated at Tk 4,621.34 crore. Of this, the government will finance Tk 3,055.21 crore. And Tk 1,566 crore rupees will come from foreign sources, taxes and grants.

Domestic entrepreneurs can invest abroad: PM Hasina

Dhaka, january 25: Domestic entrepreneurs can invest in building fertilizer factories abroad, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said while discussing various development projects at a meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) on Tuesday (January 25).

A Common Branding Platform to be formed to promote Bangladesh to the world

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, January 24: It has been decided to form a common branding platform to promote Bangladesh to the global market in all fields including industry and trade.

COVID-19 leaves 14 people dead in Bangladesh

Dhaka, January 23, 2022: Infection of the deadly coronavirus (Covid 19) is on the rise in Bangladesh once again.

Bangladesh Finance Minister feels COVID-19 will not create much harm in this wave

Dhaka, Jan 23, 2022: Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has said that the government is ready to meet all the challenges in the prevention of corona infection.

Shakib's dream to emerge as bank owner doesn't come true

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, January 21:�US expatriate Abul Kashem's People's Bank did not get approval even after a long wait.