Outflow of women migrants on rise despite workplace abuse

The number of women workers leaving for Saudi Arabia for...

Overcrowding of prisons strains budgetary funds

The jail authorities are facing hardship to accommodate an increasing...

Agri sector not getting its due in nat'l budget

The country's agriculture sector is witnessing a sluggish growth in...

Central bank asks NBFIs to rationalise deposit rates

The central bank has asked the non-banking financial institutions (NBFIs)...

BD for greater connectivity with India

Bangladesh High Commissioner to India Syed Muazzem Ali said Thursday...

ECNEC okays e-passport project, 14 others

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) Thursday...

ADP execution rate lower

The government spent almost 63 per cent of the Annual...

New partnership to bridge revenue data gap

The tax authorities are going to establish an institutional partnership...

WB provides $50m to develop housing for slum dwellers

The World Bank has provided US$ 50 million to help...

'9.9 million new workforce by 2020'

About 9.9 million new workforce would be added to the...

Planning minister hopes 10pc growth by 2029

Planning Minister AHM Mostafa Kamal hopes Bangladesh will be able...

Remittances rise ahead of Eid festival

The country received nearly US$ 900 million in remittances in...

ADB to lend $50m for microenterprise development

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed to lend US$50...

Fiscal incentives to rise in next fiscal year

Fiscal incentives to agriculture, export and jute goods will increase...

Net FDI drops by 4.20pc in July-April

Net inflow of foreign direct investment (FDI) dropped by 4.20...

BD contributes 0.16pc of WTO budget

Bangladesh has contributed meagre 0.16 per cent of the annual...

Nepal to host BIMSTEC summit on Aug 30, 31

Kathmandu: Nepali Minister of Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali Friday...

450 workers mainly from BD, India stranded in Bahrain

Around 450 workers from multiple construction companies in Bahrain have...

Japan confirms $1.83b in aid under 39th ODA package

Japan confirmed US$ 1.83 billion (Tk 153.26 billion) in loan...

Public investment returns belie expectations

The government's growing public expenditure has failed to yield expected...

Banks’ Apr excess liquidity rises 11pc for CRR cut

The overall excess liquidity with the banks increased by nearly...

Actual inflow of concessional loans keeps sliding

The inflow of concessional loans for financing the national budget...

Budget execution rate falling for 'lack of govt capacity'

The government should concentrate more on the implementation of the...