The searing day temperature which has made life of the country's people miserable over the last one week cannot be termed normal. In accordance with the country's seasonal features, the months of May-June see the start of scorching summer days. The summer-dominant country has been witnessing it for
Manufacturers of garment accessories have complained that the just announced budget has no direction on how to circumvent the problem of dollar crunch, high price of imported raw materials and opening of letters of credit (LCs). The issues raised by the Bangladesh Garment Accessories and Packaging
Civil Society (CSOs) and experts have demanded at least 3.2 per cent of GDP resources for climate financing through the national budgetary process every year.
They also demand that the government take steps by reforming the tax and financial system to stop capital flight for necessary resources mo
The much awaited budget for 2023- 2024 has been announced. Never before a budget has been anticipated with such intensity by both knowledgeable observers and lay persons. This is because the economy is going through a period of unprecedented stress and strain. On the one hand, there is double digit
Environment awards distributed
Minister talks tough against polythene production
The government is taking strict action against the producers of plastic and polythene which are harmful to humans.
Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Md Shahab Uddin said this adding that mobile
A Dhaka Court on Monday deferred again the date for submission of the investigation report in the case filed in connection with the stolen money from Bangladesh Bank’s account with Federal Reserve Bank of New York in February, 2016.
It has asked the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) to
An ongoing electricity crisis, punctuated by frequent power outages amid sweltering heat, is set to intensify after the coal-fired Payra power plant in Patuakhali suspended operations.
Last month, a shortage of coal halted electricity generation at one of two units of the country's largest plant.
AB Bank Limited has disbursed agricultural loans to over 1500 small and marginal farmers through smart cards in Gopalganj’s Kotalipara recently, says a press statement.
The loan disbursement programme was organised at Sheikh Fazlul Haque Moni Memorial Auditorium in Gopalganj.
Mr Tarique Afz
Law Minister Anisul Haq said some 7,001 cases were filed across the country as of January 31 of this year under the Digital Security Act.
The minister said this in reply to a tabled question from Gonoforum MP Mukabbir Khan elected from Sylhet.
The much-debated Digital Security Act was passed in P
Bangladesh is not confused about the map of undivided India hung in the new parliament building of India, State Minister for foreign affairs M Shahriar Alam said on Monday.
Talking to the reporters at the foreign ministry, the state minister said that so far they learnt, the map represents the era
A High Court bench on Monday refused to continue the hearing on some petitions filed by two organisations founded by Nobel Laureate Professor Dr Muhammad Yunus against an income tax claim of around Tk 11 billion by the National Board of Revenue (NBR).
The High Court bench of Justice Md Iqbal Kabir
Audiences swung into theatres for “Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse," giving the animated film a hefty $120.5 million in its domestic box office debut, the second-biggest opening weekend of the year.
Behind only “The Super Mario Bros” film that garnered $146 million, the movie