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Police not able to find Mamunul

Coronavirus kills 94 people in a day, death toll crosses 10,000

780 beds at ICU level for critically ill patients

Second wave of corona has increased the rate of infections and deaths among minors

Former Law Minister Abdul Matin Khasru laid to rest

E-commerce to reach remote villages through post offices

Dhaka, March 6: There are 9,500 post offices in the country and there are more than 40,000 manpower in the postal department. There are 14 mail processing centers, own transportation system across the country, and 6,000 post e-centers. The government has taken initiative to set up e-commerce booths in each of these post offices.

Bangladesh is becoming an 'economic power' in South Asia

Dhaka, March 5: Over the past decade, Bangladesh has set an "example of a strong economy" in South Asia by relying on export earnings, according to an article in the US-based news outlet The Wall Street Journal. On February 26, Bangladesh received the final recommendation of the United Nations to move from the list of least developed countries to developing countries. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina conveyed the good news to the people at a press conference the next day.

Revised ADP of Tk 1,97,643 approved

Dhaka, March 3: The revised Annual Development Program (RADP) has been approved by the National Economic Council (NEC). On Tuesday (March 2), Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina approved it. A maximum of Tk 49,212.86 crore has been allocated for the transport sector. Which is about 25 percent of the total allocation. 

Remittances worth Tk 15,000 crore recorded in February

Dhaka, March 2: Expatriate Bangladeshis continue to send remittances despite the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. In February this year, they sent remittances of around Tk 15,000 crore, which is 18 percent more than the same period last year (2020). 

Prime Minister suggests the use of modern technology in insurance

Dhaka, March 1: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has suggested the use of modern technology to pay insurance premiums and assess losses. The Prime Minister was speaking at the inaugural function of 'National Insurance Day-2021' at Bangabandhu International Conference Center in the capital on Monday (March 1). She joined the programme via video conference from Ganobhaban.

All rice imports to be completed by March 15

Dhaka, February 27: All the rice allocated for private import will have to be brought by March 15. A letter was sent to the Director General of the Food Department from the Ministry of Food on Thursday (February 25th) restricting the importers to this time. 

Decline in share market for six consecutive weeks, DSE loses Tk 35,000

Dhaka, February 26: The country's stock market has passed another week through the fall. Through this, the stock market remained in decline for six consecutive weeks. The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), the main stock exchange, has lost about Tk 35,000 crore in market capitalization. However, despite the fall, the market capitalization has risen to over a thousand crore last week.

Forex reserves cross $44 billion

Dhaka, February 25: Bangladesh's foreign exchange reserves exceeded the 44 billion milestone during the epidemic, relying on remittances sent by expatriates. At the end of the day on Wednesday, Bangladesh Bank's reserves stood at USD 44.028 billion, which is more than at any time in the past.

3 percent of GDP will be spent on education and 2 percent on health

Dhaka, February 24: Expenditure on education, health and social security has been increased. By increasing the expenditure, it has been approved to spend 3 percent of the gross domestic product (GDP) in the education sector, 2 percent in the health sector and 2.5 percent in the social security sector.

Sheikh Hasina urges AL members to read 'Goenda Nothite Bangabandhu' book

Dhaka, February 23: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged the party leaders and workers to read the books compiled "Bangabandhu in the documents of Pakistani intelligence" to know the various steps and contribution of Bangabandhu in all movements starting from language movement. She made the call while addressing a discussion meeting of the Awami League on the occasion of Martyrs' Day and International Mother Language Day at its central office on Bangabandhu Avenue on Monday.

Smuggling of Tk 64,000 crore a year; The ACC wants more time to investigate

Dhaka, February 23: The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has launched an investigation into allegations that some unscrupulous garment owners smuggled Tk 64,000 crore a year abroad through invoice fraud.

Corona remittance flow: Bangladesh in the top three

Dhaka, February 20: In the outgoing year, most countries failed to maintain the same level of remittances as in the previous year due to the Corona pandemic. The exception is Bangladesh. Of the top 10 developing countries in terms of expatriate income, remittances have declined in seven of the Corona epidemics. However, remittances have increased in three countries. Bangladesh is one of those three countries. Among the many bad news during the pandemic, of course, this is good news.

Bangladesh now shifting towards Japanese investments from China

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, 17 February 2021: The Japanese government is giving special incentives to Japanese companies to bring manufacturing plants from China to Bangladesh.

Dhaka-Sylhet highway to have four lanes

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, 18 February 2021: 209 km two-lane Dhaka-Sylhet road will be demolished and upgraded to four-lane highway.

Tk 2,500 crore earned through sailors

Dhaka, February 12: According to the ministry, in 2020, Tk 2,500 crore has been earned through sailors of domestic vessels and officers and sailors of sea-going ships. The information was given at a meeting of the Parliamentary Committee on the Ministry of Shipping held at the Sangsad Bhaban on Thursday (February 11).