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Indian onion will enter the market before Ramadan

PM Hasina hopes India-Bangladesh friendship will be eternal

2 killed, 6 hurt in Narsingdi bus-covered van collision

Met predicts rain in 4 divisions including Dhaka

Drug case against Pori Moni will continue

Indian onion will enter the market before Ramadan

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, 25 February 2024: Fifty thousand metric tons of onions from India are coming to the country soon. Onion will enter the market before Ramadan.

Inflation increased in January, GDP growth slowed

Dhaka, February 19: According to Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) consumer price index data, it rose to 9.86 percent in January from 9.41 percent in December.

Potato prices going down

Own correspondent, Dhaka, 8 February 2024: The government is importing potatoes from India to control the price. The price of potato is decreasing due to the news of import.

100 tons of potatoes came from India

In order to keep the price of potatoes normal in the country's market, the import of potatoes from India has started through Hili land port of Hakimpur upazila of Dinajpur.

British investors will get separate economic zones if they want: PM Hasina

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, 31 January 2024: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has proposed a special economic zone in Bangladesh to British investors, expecting large-scale investment from them for mutual benefit.

Special discounts at Trade Fair to attract buyers

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, 27 January 2024: The number of buyers and visitors has increased at the Dhaka International Trade Fair (DITF). People of different ages have been coming to the fair grounds since Saturday morning. As the day progressed, their number also increased. After noon, the fair grounds were filled with visitors. However, the sellers say that even though the number of people in the fair has increased, sales have not increased. Most of the visitors to the fair are visitors. However, discounts and offers have been given in the stalls to attract customers.

Incentives for honest traders, strict action against dishonest ones: Finance Minister

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, 26 January 2024: Finance Minister Abul Hasan Mahmud Ali has called for incentives for law-abiding honest businessmen to collect additional revenue. He also asked to take strict action against dishonest traders. He said these things on the occasion of International Customs Day-2024 at a function organized at the Agargaon Revenue Bhavan in the capital on Friday.

Manipulation in the price of eggs, two companies fined Tk 3.5 crore

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, 25 January 2024: The Bangladesh Competition Commission has fined ``Diamond Egg'' Tk 2.5 crore and CP Bangladesh Tk 1 crore for the crime of abnormally increasing the price of eggs in the market through mutual collusion.

Recommendation to reduce duty on oil, sugar, dates before Ramadan

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, 24 January 2024: The Ministry of Commerce has recommended to the National Board of Revenue (NBR) to reduce the duty on import of edible oil, sugar and dates in view of fasting. After a joint meeting of five ministries on commodity prices at the Ministry of Commerce on Sunday, a letter in this regard was sent to NBR from the ministry on Monday.

World Bank will provide USD 700 million dollars assistance: Foreign Minister

Own correspondent, Dhaka, 24 January 2024: Foreign Minister Dr. Hasan Mahmud said that the World Bank will provide USD 700 million in aid to the Rohingya and refugee communities. Of this, USD 315 million is for the Rohingya, and the remaining USD 385 million is a soft loan for the Rohingya and refugee communities.

Prime Minister Hasina asks Saudi Arabia to invest more in Bangladesh

Own Correspondence, Dhaka, 24 January 2024: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expects more investment from Saudi Arabia to advance the various steps taken by the government for the socio-economic progress of Bangladesh.

Floor price removed, to remain for 35 countries

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, 18 January 2024: The floor price (minimum limit) has finally been lifted by the regulatory body Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC). However, there will be a floor price in case of 35 institutions. There will be no floor price on all but 35 from next week. Mohammad Rezaul Karim, the spokesperson of Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission, the regulatory body of the capital market, said this.

Sheikh Hasina's return was essential for Bangladesh: ADB

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, 17 January 2024: Asian Development Bank Country Director Edimon Ginting said that the return of Sheikh Hasina as Prime Minister was very important for the bright future of Bangladesh. Quoting ADB Country Director, Prime Minister's Deputy Press Secretary KM Shakhawat Moon told reporters, "Her (Sheikh Hasina) return was very necessary for the bright future of Bangladesh". He said this during a meeting at Ganabhaban, the official residence of the Prime Minister today.

Expatriates' remittances are key drivers of the economy: PM Hasina

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, 16 January 2024: Awami League President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said that diaspora made a big contribution in creating global public opinion in the freedom struggle. Expatriates have contributed in every movement-struggle, liberation war. Now remittances sent by expatriates are the main driving force of the economy of Bangladesh. She said these things in an exchange meeting with expatriate Awami League leaders and activists at Ganobhaban on Tuesday afternoon.

Tk 5,000 crore added to market after general elections

Personal representative, Dhaka, 13 January 2024: After the election of the 12th National Parliament, there has been a continuous upward trend in the share market of the country. The index posted big gains on three of the four trading days after the vote. At the same time, more companies have written their names on the price hike list. Also, the transaction speed has increased. Market capitalization has increased in such a positive market.