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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

IT glitch in Bangladesh Bank stalls EFT services

Dhaka, April 15: Due to the IT disaster in Bangladesh Bank, money transaction through Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) has been stopped. At the same time, interbank check transactions in the financial sector of the banking sector are also closed. Ordinary people and traders have suffered due to this.

Lockdown: Banks, stock markets to remain open

Dhaka, April 14: A letter has been sent to the Governor of Bangladesh Bank from the Cabinet Division instructing to ensure banking services for special needs within eight days of strict restrictions. According to the directive sent on Tuesday (April 13), the bank will remain open to conduct banking activities for special needs.

Baishakhi dress in stores, no buyers

Dhaka, April 13: Boishakh is around the corner. However, there is no gathering of buyers in the markets of the capital. The sellers do not have a smile on their face as they cannot sell Baishakhi products. The lockdown has affected the Baishakhi shopping this time as the coronavirus infection has increased.

Lockdown: Trading in the stock market to remain closed

Dhaka, April 13: The Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC), the regulator of the capital market, has decided to stop trading in the stock market as well.

Banks to remain closed during lockdown

Dhaka, April 13: All banks will be closed from April 14 to April 21 due to strict restrictions imposed by the government to control the coronavirus infection. During the restriction, bank branches as well as all branches of financial services, booth banking and agent banking services will be closed. However, all online services including ATM and internet banking will remain open. A circular in this regard has been issued by the Department of Site Supervision of Bangladesh Bank on Monday (April 12).

Garment sector, factories to operate during lockdown from Wednesday

Dhaka, April 12: The government has announced a strict lockdown from Wednesday, April 14, to prevent coronavirus infection. However, factories, including the garment sector, will continue to operate at this time.

Bangladesh: Over 10 thousand garment businessmen appeal to govt

Dhaka, April 11, 2021: 'Lockdown' has been going on across the country since April 5. Lockdown is said to be more stringent to reduce the alarming rise in corona infections. But there are doubts about the implementation of the lockdown.

No buyers in the shopping malls on the first day

Dhaka, April 9: The shopping mall has opened today after public transport. According to the new decision of the government, shops and shopping malls will be open every day from 9 am to 5 pm. However, everyone has to trade according to the hygiene rules.

Shopping Malls, markets to operate from 9 am-5 pm from April 9

Dhaka, April 8: Shopping malls and shops will be open from 9am to 5pm from tomorrow, Friday (April 9), subject to strict health regulations. A letter with this directive was sent to the secretaries / senior secretaries of all the ministries from the cabinet department on Thursday (April 8). The directive states that this decision will be effective till April 13.

Growth could be 5 percent this year: IMF

Dhaka, April 7: Bangladesh's GDP growth in 2021 could be five percent. Next year (in 2022) the country's GDP growth may be 7.5 percent. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has given such a forecast.

Traders want to operate businesses, open stores-shopping malls from April 8

Dhaka, April 7: The government has imposed a conditional ban on all activities and movement from Monday (April 5) till April 11 due to increased coronavirus infection. This has led to suffering for work-oriented people. To alleviate this, the government has allowed public transport to operate in all city corporation areas of the country, including Dhaka, from Wednesday (April 7).

Bangladesh is now a lucrative destination for US investors: PM Hasina

Dhaka, April 7: With sustainable economic growth and a fast-growing market, Bangladesh is now a lucrative destination for US traders and investors. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina made the remarks in a video message at the opening ceremony of the Bangladesh-US Business Council on Tuesday (April 6).

Remittances worth USD 191 crore recorded in March

Dhaka, April 2: Expatriates continue to send remittances amid the coronavirus pandemic. In the outgoing March, they sent USD 1.91 billion in remittances, which is 35.10 percent more than the same month of the previous year.

Trade deficit with SAARC countries widens to USD 5,000 million in a year

Dhaka, April 1: Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi said Bangladesh's trade deficit with SAARC countries was USD 5,207 million in the last 2019-20 fiscal year. Among the SAARC countries, Bangladesh has trade deficit with all countries except Nepal and the Maldives. India has the largest trade deficit. The trade deficit with the country in Bangladesh is USD 4,697.22 million.

Government to buy another 50,000 tonnes of rice from India

Dhaka, April 1: The government has decided to import another 50,000 metric tonnes of non-basmati boiled rice from India.