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1. Britain calls ship seizure a 'hostile act'Published: July 21, 2019 10:34:20

Britain has denounced Iran’s seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf as a “hostile act” and rejected Tehran’s explanation that it seized the vessel because it had been...


2. Pursue economic diplomacy: PM to envoys in EuropePublished: July 21, 2019 10:22:05

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has asked the Bangladesh envoys in European countries to pursue the economic diplomacy alongside the political one as she joined the first-ever Bangladeshi envoys conference in...


3. Drawback Office proving toothlessPublished: July 21, 2019 09:53:08

The office responsible for handling drawback facility is finding it exceedingly difficult to function legally due to the absence of relevant rules regarding tax refund, officials said. With the implementation...


4. Chinese Sinopec finds gas prospect in ShariatpurPublished: July 21, 2019 09:50:07

Chinese energy exploration firm Sinopec has found onshore natural gas prospect at Shariatpur in central Bangladesh after a 2D seismic survey, a senior official said. The Sinopec has carried out...


5. Hard lobbying key reason for so many doctors crowding DhakaPublished: July 21, 2019 09:44:25

A staggering 4,749 physicians are posted as attachment (OSD) in Dhaka against only 783 sanctioned posts, causing a dearth of doctors at district level and below. According to statistics available...