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Puja Cherry will be the heroine in Shakib's next movie

Eid-ul-Azha: Large crowd gathers at Kamalapur to get advance train tickets

Chittagong port's container-cargo handling hits record high in FY 2021-22

Flood causes loss of 1,800 cr in Sunamganj

Bangladesh reiterates its commitment to achieve SDGs

Pakistan's economy is 40 times lower than ours: Commerce Minister

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, June 23: Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi said that when we liberated the country on December 16, Pakistan's economy was 70 times better than ours. But today Pakistan's economy is 40 times lower than ours. This victory is the glory of Sheikh Hasina.

Process of collecting additional $1,000 million budget support for emergency response has started: PM

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, June 9: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said her government has begun the process of mobilizing an additional USD 1,000 million in budget support as part of a plan to address future global emergencies, including the global economic crisis caused by the Russia-Ukraine war.

Expatriate remittances declined in May

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, June 2: The remittance inflow has suddenly declined. Expatriates sent USD 188 crore 54 lakh in remittances in May. This figure is USD 12.55 crore less than the previous month and USD 28.57 crore less than the same period last year.

Planning Minister urges mental preparation for economic crisis

Dhaka, May 18: Planning Minister MA Mannan said that the economic crisis could happen, but that one must be mentally prepared to deal with it. He said this at the pre-budget roundtable meeting on the national budget for the fiscal year 2022-23.

NEC approves Tk 2.46 lakh crore development budget for Annual Development Programme

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, May 18: The National Economic Council (NEC) on Tuesday approved 2.46 lakh crore development budget for The Annual Development Programme (ADP) for the financial year 2022-23, prioritizing maximum allocation in the transport and communications sector as well as ensuring optimal utilization by preventing misuse of government funds. Of this total amount, Tk 1.53 lakh crore will come from local sources and Tk 93,000 crore from overseas.

Foreign exchange reserves drop due to increase in import expenditure

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, May 16: The import expenditure has increased in the country. Foreign exchange earnings from exports and remittances are declining compared to that. As a result, the foreign exchange reserves have decreased by about seven billion US dollars in the last few months.

Per capita income rises to USD 2824

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, May 11: At the end of the 2021-22 fiscal year, the per capita income has increased to 2,824 US dollars, which is 2 lakh 41 thousand 470 rupees in Bangladeshi currency.

Record trade deficit in 9 months

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, May 9: In the first nine months of the current (2021-22) fiscal year (July-March), the overall trade deficit has stood at about 25 billion or 2,490.7 crore dollars. The amount in Bangladeshi currency (calculating 1 USD = Tk 86.50) is about Tk 2 lakh 15 thousand 321 crore.

USD 2 billion remittance received in April

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, May 6: Expatriate Bangladeshis have sent remittances of more than USD 2 billion, or 200 crore 95 lakh dollars in April, which is Tk 17,362 crore in Bangladeshi currency (calculating 1 USD= Tk 86.40). As a single month, this is the highest remittance inflow recorded in the last 11 months. This information has been revealed in the latest report of Bangladesh Bank.

Russia-Ukraine war risks Bangladesh's economy: Finance Minister

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, April 28: Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has said that the war between Russia and Ukraine is risky for Bangladesh's economy at the moment as there is no way to peace is seen so far.

Tk 12,000 cr remittance received in 21 days before Eid

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, April 25: Expatriate Bangladeshis have sent record remittances centering on the upcoming holy Eid-ul-Fitr. In the last 21 days, Bangladeshis living in different parts of the world have sent more than Tk 12,000 crore to meet the additional expenses of their families on Eid.

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."

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.

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.