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Covid-19: Country witnesses records in daily deaths, new cases as 247 die within 24 hours

Underpass U-loop to be constructed on Dhaka-Chittagong highway

Power generation has increased to 13,793 MW under Sheikh Hasina's leadership

Containers from Chittagong port being moved to ICD to resolve congestion

Lockdown: Record 587 arrests, fine of Tk 14 lakh made in Dhaka on Sunday

Thousands of investors have left the capital market due to Covid-19 pandemic

Dhaka, July 5: After a long recession, the country's stock market has returned to a very positive trend. In this situation, although the number of investors in the stock market is expected to increase, the BO account has decreased by over one lakh last June, according to figures from the Central Depository of Bangladesh's (CDBL) Beneficiary Owners (BO) accounts.

Indian traders to halt export of goods to Hili from Wednesday

Dhaka, June 7: Indian traders have announced a halt to imports and exports through the Hakimpur Hili land port in Dinajpur from Wednesday (June 9). The information was confirmed through a letter signed by Dhiraj Adhikari, general secretary of the Hili Exporters and Customs Clearing Agents Association, an Indian business organisation, on Sunday (June 6).

Tk 3,297 crore allocated as Covid-19 aid

Dhaka, May 31: In the new 2021-22 financial year, Tk 3,297.44 crore will be spent under two projects to combat coronavirus. The draft was approved at a recent meeting of the National Economic Council (NEC). It is expected to be finalized in the upcoming budget session.

Import duty, tax waived off on 46 types of goods

Dhaka, May 20: All types of import duty, tax have been exemption on the import of 46 types of products, including hand sanitizer making materials, masks, protective clothing to prevent covid 19, according to a National Board of Revenue (NBR) notification on Wednesday (May 19).

Shopping mall-trade stalls to remain open

Dhaka, May 18: The Shop Merchants Welfare Association has decided to keep all trade stalls and shopping malls open across the country, including Dhaka, following the government's instructions. The information was given in a press release signed by the general secretary of the organization Arifur Rahman Tipu on Monday (May 17).

Shops, Shopping Malls to remain closed till May 23

Dhaka, May 17: The Cabinet Division has issued a notification extending the ongoing ban on coronavirus infection till May 23. Shops and shopping malls will be closed at this time. In this regard, Bangladesh Shop Owners Association President Md. Helal Uddin said, shops and shopping malls will be closed for the next seven days as per the instructions of the government.

At the end of the year, Bangladesh's growth will be 6 percent: ADB

Dhaka, April 28: Despite the Corona epidemic, Bangladesh will do well in achieving GDP (gross domestic product). At the end of the current financial year, this rate may be 6 percent. But everything depends on the second wave of Covid-19.

Shops, shopping malls to remain open till 9pm

Dhaka, April 26: Shops and shopping malls in the capital will remain open till 9 pm, the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) said.

Bhomra Port: Authorities concerned about meeting revenue target

Dhaka, April 20: Bhomra land port in Satkhira is under lockdown to combat the second wave of coronavirus. However, due to the decline in the import of goods, like last time, this time too, there has been concern about meeting the revenue collection target in this port. On the other hand, C&F traders say that the port is not giving concessions on import of goods like other ports and due to various internal complications, the importers are turning away.

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.

Banks will be open for special needs

Dhaka, April 13: The government has directed to ensure special needs banking services during the eight-day lockdown from Wednesday (April 14) to April 21.

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).

Early signs of recovery in Bangladesh's economy: World Bank

Dhaka, April 13: According to a new report by the World Bank, the return of exports, strong domestic remittance inflows and ongoing vaccination programs are showing new signs of recovery in Bangladesh's economy.

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.

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.