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Ministry-wise allocation barely rises in five years

The ministry-wise allocation for climate change-related projects has hardly increased...

BIMSTEC countries may get common power grid

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the establishment of a...

AIIB seeks to finance two transport sector projects

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has shown interest in...

JS set to pass Finance Bill today

The finance bill of proposed budget for the fiscal year,...

RHD takes ‘unviable’ road project at inflated cost

The Roads and Highways Department (RHD) has taken up a...

Govt’s debt from bond sales set to fall 13pc

The government liabilities, in terms of borrowing through domestic debt...

Deposit govt funds with PCBs at rates below 6.0pc: ABB

Top executives of the private commercial banks (PCBs) have urged...

Warning against burdening banks

The financial sector of Bangladesh has developed a dangerous notion...

Philippines reseeks probe report on reserve heist

The Philippines government has again requested Bangladesh to forward an...

Firm selection for subways' feasibility study faces review

A cabinet committee has asked the authority concerned to review...

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...