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Classes of first batch of PhD course begin at BSMMU

Sheikh Hasina calls for appropriate response to anti-national propaganda

PM reaches Washington DC from New York

Would have used EVM in 300 seats if I could: EC Alamgir

Contractor GK Shamim, 7 others get life sentence in arms case

Prime Minister calls for American investment in Bangladesh

Dhaka, September 23: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged US investors to invest in various sectors, including renewable energy, shipbuilding, automobiles and pharmaceuticals, in Bangladesh. She also said that Bangladesh is pleased to offer a special economic zone for American businesses.

Dhaka-Phnom Penh ink FTA agreement to strengthen trade cooperation

Dhaka, September 23: Bangladesh and Cambodia have agreed to a free trade agreement (FTA) to expand the area of commercial cooperation between the two countries. It is going to be signed as the Prime Ministers of both the countries have agreed on this.

Bangladesh is likely to grow by 6.6 percent in the current fiscal year: ADB

Dhaka, September 21: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has predicted a GDP growth of 6.6 percent for Bangladesh in the current financial year 2022-23.

Prices of nine daily commodities to be fixed in a week

Dhaka, September 16: The government will determine the prices of nine essential products in the country's market. The new price will be determined in the next seven days in accordance with the world market. Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi told reporters at the National Press Club on Friday (September 16) morning.

Resilient Bangladesh economy is now attracting foreign players

Once called the bottomless basket to the world, Bangladesh economy has now come of age and shown its resilience.

Saga of tax evasion by Chinese companies continues in Bangladesh

Dhaka, September 15: The saga of fraudulent activities of Chinese companies in Bangladesh (BD) does not seem to cease. The Chinese companies trading in Bangladesh have been continuously engaging in tax evasion and smuggling of items ranging from cigarettes, alcohol, among other items. The unscrupulous behaviour of Chinese companies is causing heavy loss to the exchequer of Bangladesh.

Bangladesh’s resilient economy attracts foreign players

Dhaka: Once called the bottomless basket to the world, Bangladesh's economy has now come of age and shown its resilience.

India's Adani Group wants to export electricity to Bangladesh in December

Dhaka, 7 September 2022 : India's top business conglomerate Adani Group has expressed its interest in supplying electricity to Bangladesh to solve the ongoing energy crisis.

India, Bangladesh to soon ink CEPA: Narendra Modi

Dhaka, September 6: Negotiations for a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) between India and Bangladesh will begin soon to strengthen trade relations between the two countries. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said this in a joint statement after a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at 'Hyderabad House' in New Delhi on Tuesday (September 6) afternoon.

Remittances crosses 2 billion dollars in August as well

Dhaka, September 2: The benefits of various concessions and benefits given by the government to increase expatriate income or remittance flow are coming together. In the first two months of the current financial year, expatriates have sent more than 2 billion dollars in remittances. In the recently concluded month of August, remittances of 203 crore 78 lakh (2.03 billion) US dollars have arrived. In local currency (at 95 taka per dollar) which amounts to 19 thousand 359 crore taka.

Government to import 5 lakh tons of wheat from Russia

Dhaka, September 1: Through the Ministry of Food, the government will import 500,000 tons of wheat from Russia at the G2G level at a cost of 21.5 crore US dollars (2,042.5 crore taka). Simultaneously, 300,000 tons of parboiled and parboiled rice will be imported from India and Vietnam. On Wednesday (August 31) noon, Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal chaired the Cabinet Committee on Government Procurement held virtually and approved three separate proposals in this regard.

Bangladesh imports 2,450 metric tons of wheat from India

Dhaka, August 30: Bangladesh has imported 2,450 metric tons of LC wheat from India by train. The shipment is being unloaded at Jaipurhat station since two days. Joypurhat Station Master Md. Habibur Rahman said this.

Bangladesh becoming victim of world economic crisis: Prominent newspaper

Dhaka, 28 August 2022 : The 160 million people of Bangladesh, along with most of its South Asian neighbors, are currently suffering from high fuel and food prices due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the Russia-Ukraine war.

Bangladesh imports 1000 tons of wheat from India within two days

Dhaka, August 26: In the last two days, 1,000 tonnes of wheat from India has arrived at the Akhaura land port in Brahmanbaria. One hundred tons of wheat was unloaded from the port on Thursday (August 25) from noon to evening. A company named Islam Agrobet Limited imported the wheat from India. M/s Khalifa Enterprise is doing customs clearing of Akhaura land port of wheat.

Rice prices to go down

Dhaka, August 25: The price of rice has already started to come down, the price will come down further when the nationwide OMS and food friendly program is launched on September 1. Food Minister Sadhan Chandra Majumder expressed this optimism in response to the questions of journalists after the high-level meeting of the government on food import at the Secretariat on Thursday (August 25).