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People wait in long queues to purchase tickets at Kamalapur Railway Station as Eid nears

Motorcycles not allowed on the Padma Bridge before Eid

I want to implement election promises: PM Hasina

Rajab Ali sentenced to death for 9 months of genocide

Coronavirus: Bangladesh reports two deaths, 1,902 fresh cases within 24 hours

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.

Iftar market remains busy on first day of Ramadan

Dhaka, April 3, 2022: On the first day of the holy month of Ramadan, the Iftar Bazaar of the traditional Chawkbazar of old Dhaka was jammed on Sunday.

Assurance of improving relations between Bangladeshi and Indian businessmen

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, April 1: A roundtable meeting titled 'India-Bangladesh Trade and Business' has been organized by The Chittagong Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Indian High Commission Chittagong.

Prime Minister proposes to give land to Saudi Arabia in economic zone

Dhaka, March 31: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has proposed to give land to oil-rich Saudi Arabia to invest in Bangladesh's special economic zone. The proposal was made by Saudi Arabian Ambassador to Bangladesh Mohamed Essa Youssef Essa Al Duhailan when he paid a courtesy call on the Prime Minister on Wednesday.

Islami Bank completes 40 years, tops in deposit-investment-remittance

Dhaka, March 31: Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited (IBBL), the first Shariah-based bank in South and Southeast Asia, has stepped into 40 years with the highest deposit and investment portfolio in the country's banking sector.

Development in the private sector is the driving force of Bangladesh's economy: Rushnara Ali

Dhaka, March 30: Rushnara Ali, Trade Envoy of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, stated that development and expansion of trade in the private sector is the main driving force of Bangladesh's economy. She said Bangladesh has achieved tremendous success in the socio-economic sector and coordination of public-private sector is essential to continue this trend of progress.