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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

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.

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.

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).

Eighth Five Year: Plan to reduce extreme poverty to 7.4 percent

Dhaka, December 29: The National Economic Council (NEC) has given final approval to the Eighth Five-Year Plan (July 2020 to June 2025). The approval was given at an NEC meeting chaired by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at noon on Tuesday (December 29).

The country's economy is in a good position: Finance Minister

Dhaka, December 24: Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal said Bangladesh's economy is in a good position and moving in the right direction despite the recession faced by the global economy amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Mask prices go up as Covid-19 cases soar

Dhaka, November 26: With a rise in Covid-19 cases, prices of facial masks too have headed north. Within a week's time, prices have been raised by Tk 2 to Tk 10 for each piece of mask, while an increase of Tk 20 to Tk 50 for a box of the same.

Printing industry under threat during Covid-19

Dhaka, November 23: The capital's printing and packaging industry is in dire straits due to the coronavirus. At other times of the year (November-December) the printing press and packaging factories remains extremely busy, but in the current situation, it is witnessing a slump.

BHBFC MD dies of Covid-19

Dhaka, November 17: Debashish Chakraborty, Managing Director of Bangladesh House Building Finance Corporation Limited, has died of coronavirus. He died at Ever Care Hospital in the capital around 10pm on Monday (November 16).

Farmer replay Tk 6277 crore loan during Covid-19 pandemic

Dhaka, October 24: Farmers have returned Tk 6,277.63 crore in the first three months of the current fiscal year (July-September), despite the market remaining bearish due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, a report by Bangladesh Bank said. 

Bangladesh surpasses India in per capita GDP

Dhaka, October 15: In terms of per capita GDP, Bangladesh has overtaken neighboring India in the 2020-2021 fiscal year, according to a World Economic Outlook (WEO) report of the International Monetary Fund (IMF).