51. Govt extends deadline for remediation of RMG unitsPublished: June 22, 2018 13:17:55

The government has extended the deadline for completing the remediation work in garment factories, inspected under national initiative, up to December 2018. State minister for labour Mujibul Haque Chunnu came...


52. Why companies need older workersPublished: June 22, 2018 13:14:24

The demographic trend is no secret: the populations of the United States and other major industrial countries are getting older, and fast. That means workforces are aging too, but employers...


53. FBCCI seeks withdrawal of VAT from IT-based service sectorPublished: June 22, 2018 13:08:45

The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) urged the government to withdraw value added tax (VAT) from the IT-based service sector. The call came at a meeting...


54. Two die in Naogaon road accidentPublished: June 22, 2018 12:50:36

Two people were killed when a truck hit a van at Godown Para in Sapahar upazila headquarters of Naogaon region on Friday. The deceased were identified as Abdus Salam, 24,...


55. Israel's UroGen to begin mid-stage bladder cancer trialPublished: June 22, 2018 12:41:41

Israel’s UroGen Pharma plans to begin a mid-stage trial of its treatment for bladder cancer patients in August, after positive interim results last month from an advanced trial of a...


56. Two ‘drug traders’ die in ‘gunfights’Published: June 22, 2018 12:28:39

Two suspected drug traders were killed in reported gunfights with police in Tarakanda and Trishal upazilas of Mymensingh early Friday. In Tarakanda, Ali Hossain, 38, son of Shahed Ali of...


57. OPEC strives for deal to raise oil output as Iran resistsPublished: June 22, 2018 12:28:37

OPEC scrambled on Thursday to agree on raising oil output, with Saudi Arabia warning of shortages but Iran holding out against a deal amid the prospect of lower exports due...


58. Brazil up for improving Bangladesh footballPublished: June 22, 2018 12:00:11

Brazil said that they will train coaches along with school students of Bangladesh to help the country improve its football. State Minister for Sports Biren Sikder revealed the development after...


59. Central bank asks NBFIs to rationalise deposit ratesPublished: June 22, 2018 11:58:57

The central bank has asked the non-banking financial institutions (NBFIs) to fix the interest rates on deposits at reasonable level for ensuring stability in the country's financial sector. The advice...


60. BSEC forms body to probe 'unusual' price hike of stocksPublished: June 22, 2018 11:58:15

The securities regulator has formed an one-member enquiry committee to probe into the 'unusual' and 'suspicious' transactions conducted by Commerce Bank Securities and Investment Limited. The committee has been asked...


61. Greece gets debt relief from euro zonePublished: June 22, 2018 11:55:29

Euro zone finance ministers on Friday extended maturities and deferred interest of a major part of their loans to Greece along with a big cash injection to ensure Athens can...


62. Delta Life approves 25pc cash divPublished: June 22, 2018 11:51:19

The 32nd annual general meeting (AGM) of Delta Life Insurance Company Limited on Thursday approved 25 per cent cash dividend for each share of Tk 10 each for the year...


63. Zaheen Spinning's rights subscription to begin July 29Published: June 22, 2018 11:40:28

The subscription to rights shares of Zaheen Spinning Limited will open on July 29 and will continue till August 26. The company will raise a capital worth Tk 985.52 million...


64. Man, his son, daughter found dead in NarsingdiPublished: June 22, 2018 11:40:16

Police have found a man, his son and daughter dead in Narsingdi's Raipura upazila. The bodies of Kajol Mollah, 32, and his eight-year-old daughter Kakoli and five-year-old son Swan were...


65. Police recover body of pry school teacherPublished: June 22, 2018 11:37:00

A school teacher was found dead at his Syedpur Sarkarpara house in Thakurgaon sadar upazila on Thursday. The deceased has been identified as Ismail Hossain, an assistant teacher of Gedapara...


66. Cops arrest BGB man 'selling Yaba pills'Published: June 22, 2018 11:33:11

A member of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) was held reportedly with 54 pieces of Yaba tablets from Binodpur Bazar in Mohammadpur upazila under Magura district on Thursday. The arrestee was...


67. Mobile court jails 23 drug suspectsPublished: June 22, 2018 11:28:28

A mobile court in Rajshahi on Thursday sentenced 23 people to six months' jail for drug abuse. Mahbubul Alam, director of RAB-5, said the elite force in a drive arrested...


68. Oil prices climb on uncertainty ahead of OPEC meetingPublished: June 22, 2018 11:10:39

Oil prices rose by more than 1.0 per cent in early Asian trading on Friday, pushed up by uncertainty over whether OPEC would manage to agree a production increase at...


69. Malaysia names new central bank governorPublished: June 22, 2018 10:52:45

Malaysia has named Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus, a former central bank deputy, as the new governor of Bank Negara Malaysia, a spokesman for the prime minister said on Friday, following...


70. Fish, vegetables see another round of price hikePublished: June 22, 2018 10:38:20

The kitchen markets in the capital saw another round of price hike this week, with fish, potato and other vegetables getting dearer. After Eid holidays, the markets are yet to...


71. Asian shares hit 6-month lows as tariffs take economic tollPublished: June 22, 2018 10:35:33

Asian shares slid to their lowest in six months on Friday, on signs US trade battles with China and many other countries are starting to chip away at corporate profits,...


72. Argentina on brink of WC exit after 3-0 routPublished: June 22, 2018 10:28:16

Argentina are facing the prospect of an early World Cup exit after a dreadful error from goalkeeper Willy Caballero set Croatia on their way to victory and a place in...


73. E-commerce business growing fastPublished: June 22, 2018 10:06:56

E-commerce business has been expanding fast in the country over the years riding on the ever-increasing internet facility, sector insiders said. The size of e-commerce market crossed the Tk 17.0...


74. BB to issue prudential guidelines to execute proposed rates cutPublished: June 22, 2018 09:35:48

The central bank has planned to issue prudential guidelines for implementing the proposed cut in the banks' lending and deposit rates. To discuss the matter, the Bangladesh Bank (BB) will...