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Muktijoddha Mancha organises human chain rally against Pakistan

Water level in Sylhet decreases, misery increases

Rain brings relief in different places including Dhaka

Government employees want 60 percent salary hike

Siam to star opposite Mithila Palkar in a Bollywood film

More than 8 lakh jobs have been created in industrial sector: PM Hasina

Dhaka, April 21: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that at present the amount invested in the industrial city is Tk 41,217 crore and more than eight lakh people have been employed. She was speaking at the groundbreaking ceremony of Ghorashal Palash Urea Fertilizer Factory and inauguration of four projects of the Ministry of Industries on Thursday (April 21).

Approval of 11 projects worth Tk 4,000 crore without loan

Dhaka, April 19: The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) has approved 11 projects at a cost of Tk 4,541.81 crore. All money of these projects will be met from the government sector. That is, no loans will be taken to implement these projects.

Cost of raising children increasing in China

Beijing, April 17: Nowadays, the education of a child is quite expensive. According to a study, the difference in cost according to the country is sky-high.

Bangladesh will grow 6.4 percent in current fiscal year: World Bank

Dhaka, April 14: The World Bank has forecast that the growth of gross domestic product (GDP) in the current fiscal year 2021-22 could be 6.4 percent. Although Bangladesh's economy was somewhat hampered by the coronavirus pandemic, garment exports were good.

Country's economy will change once mega projects are completed: Sheikh Hasina

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, April 14: Addressing the nation on the occasion of Pahela Boishakh of the Bengali New Year, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said, "Once the mega projects are completed, the face of the country's economy will change."

World Bank says Bangladesh's poverty rate dropped to 11.9%

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, April 14: Due to the economic recovery amid the pandemic situation, the poverty rate of Bangladesh has come down to 11.9 percent in FY 2021 from 12.5 percent in FY 2020.

Prime Minister instructs to maintain the position of foreign debt

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, April 13: The amount of foreign debt of Bangladesh is still far below the risk limit. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has instructed all concerned to take necessary steps to maintain this current position of debt in future.

Bangladesh succeeds in repaying interest on foreign loans

Dhaka, April 9: Bangladesh has been showing expertise in repaying interest on foreign loans since independence. In the fiscal year 2020-21 alone, Bangladesh has actually paid USD 141.86 crore. At the same time, interest on foreign loans has been paid 49.61 crore dollars. In all, which is 16 thousand 467 crore taka. Development partners are also always positive towards Bangladesh in terms of debt repayment.

Maximum per capita fitra Tk 2310, minimum Tk 75

Dhaka, April 9: This year in Ramadan, the rate of Fitra in Bangladesh has been fixed at a minimum of Tk 75 per person and a maximum of Tk 2,310. Last year, the highest fitra was two thousand 310 rupees, the lowest Tk 70. The rate was set at a meeting of the National Sadaqatul Fitr Determination Committee at the meeting hall of the Islamic Foundation at Baitul Mukarram in the capital on Saturday (April 9).

Trade deficit in first eight months is 2,230 crore USD

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, April 8: The country is facing a huge trade deficit due to the rising imports.

Country's economy will be much better and stronger: Finance Minister

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, April 8: Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has said that the economic condition of Bangladesh is very good and strong.

Market price of daily commodities in the country has decreased at a significant rate: PM Hasina

Dhaka, April 6: As TCB's sales activities continue, the market price of essential commodities in the country has come down at a significant rate. This was stated by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in response to a question from Kazim Uddin Ahmed, MP of Mymensingh-11 constituency of the ruling party in the question and answer session scheduled for the Prime Minister in Parliament on Wednesday (April 6).

Exports increase by 55 percent in March

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, April 6: Entrepreneurs of the country have exported goods worth USD 472.22 crore in March last year, maintaining the upward trend of export earnings. The growth was about 55 percent compared to the same period last year.

City development project worth Rs 3397 crore approved in ECNEC meeting

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, April 6: The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) has approved a project costing Rs 3,397.81 crore to develop the infrastructure of three city corporations and a municipality in the country as well as enhance their administrative skills and improve the living standards of the local people.

Huge amount of foreign debt stuck in pipeline

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, April 5: The amount of foreign debt stuck in the pipeline is increasing. At present, the amount has reached 60 billion US dollars.