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1. EBL home loan clients to enjoy special privileges from SamsungPublished: September 19, 2019 15:04:09

Eastern Bank Ltd (EBL) home loan clients are set to enjoy exclusive privileges while buying Samsung consumer electronic products from selective Samsung Smart Plaza. M Khorshed Anowar, Head of Retail...


2. BOJ holds rate amid global uncertaintiesPublished: September 19, 2019 14:48:42

The Bank of Japan (BOJ) has voted to leave its ultra-easy monetary policy unchanged at the conclusion of its two-day policy-setting meeting. The central bank on Thursday took the decision...


3. Maldives bans hiring unskilled Bangladeshi labour for one yearPublished: September 19, 2019 14:46:29

The Maldives government has banned recruiting unskilled Bangladeshi labourers for a period of one year, starting from September 18, in a bid to solve a longstanding problem of undocumented migrant...


4. US support to tackle money laundering, terrorism financing to continue: MillerPublished: September 19, 2019 14:10:33

US Ambassador Earl Miller on Thursday said his country is committed to supporting Bangladesh in its efforts to tackle money laundering, terrorism financing, and strengthening the rule of law. “We...


5. Chhatra Dal gets new leadershipPublished: September 19, 2019 13:54:41

Fazlur Rahman Khokon has been elected president and Iqbal Hossain Shyamol general secretary of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal, the student wing of BNP. BNP Standing Committee member Mirza Abbas announced the...


6. Munshiganj road crash kills twoPublished: September 19, 2019 13:47:05

Two motorcyclists were killed in an accident on the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway on Thursday morning. The deceased were identified as Zakir Hossain, 24, son of Mostafa; and Mohammad Miraz, 18, son...


7. Woman, two daughters hacked to death in NarayanganjPublished: September 19, 2019 13:40:02

A woman and her two daughters were hacked to death by miscreants at Siaikhoa in Siddhirganj upazila of Narayanganj on Thursday morning. The deceased were identified as Nasrin, 28, wife...


8. Clinical Di Maria helps PSG thump Real MadridPublished: September 19, 2019 13:22:42

Angel Di Maria scored twice in a vintage performance to help Paris St Germain outclass Real Madrid 3-0 in their opening Champions League Group A game on Wednesday. In the...


9. China to release pork from national reserves as swine fever hits industryPublished: September 19, 2019 13:15:45

China is set to release pork supplies from its central reserves as it moves to tackle soaring prices and shortages caused by an outbreak of swine fever. A state-backed body...


10. Taliban car bomb kills 20 in AfghanistanPublished: September 19, 2019 12:43:37

A Taliban truck bomb killed at least 20 people and wounded 95 others when it exploded near a hospital in southern Afghanistan, an official said. The Taliban, who have been...


11. Argon Denims recommends 15pc dividendPublished: September 19, 2019 12:29:57

The board of directors of Argon Denims Ltd has recommended 10 per cent cash and 5.0 per cent stock dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2019. The final...


12. Two Rohingyas among three ‘criminals’ die in ‘gunfight’Published: September 19, 2019 12:29:20

Three suspected criminals, including two Rohingyas, were killed in a reported gunfight with police at Baharchhara in Teknaf upazila of Cox’s Bazar district on Thursday. The deceased were identified as...


13. Biman flight makes emergency landing at Dhaka airportPublished: September 19, 2019 12:08:03

A Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight with 143 passengers aboard this morning (Thursday) made an emergency landing shortly after taking off from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka. The Singapore-bound flight...


14. Standard Chartered organises a series of post-flood health campsPublished: September 19, 2019 12:06:17

Standard Chartered has recently organised a series of post-flood health camps in Kurigram, Bogra, Sirajganj and Gaibandha to mitigate the risk of water-borne disease outbreaks and provide essential nutritional support...


15. Evince Textiles recommends 12pc divPublished: September 19, 2019 11:44:06

The board of directors of Evince Textiles Limited has recommended 2.0 per cent cash and 10 per cent stock dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2019. The final...


16. Trudeau apologises for wearing brown face make-up in 2001Published: September 19, 2019 11:41:42

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologised on Wednesday for wearing brown face make-up in 2001 after an embarrassing picture emerged less than five weeks before an election in which he...


17. Stocks open higher riding on GPPublished: September 19, 2019 11:41:25

Stocks witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading on Thursday riding on Grameenphone shares. The government and top mobile phone operators have reached a consensus over settling the long...


18. Trump sees many options short of war with IranPublished: September 19, 2019 11:34:19

US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday there were many options short of war with Iran after US ally Saudi Arabia displayed remnants of drones and missiles it said were...


19. DSE asked to submit report on two cosPublished: September 19, 2019 11:02:24

The securities regulator has asked the country's premier bourse to submit a report on alleged manipulation of the share prices of two companies to the commission. The decision was taken...


20. Fire at Liberia Islamic school kills 27 childrenPublished: September 19, 2019 11:01:29

A fire at an Islamic school in Liberia has killed at least 27 children, police said on Wednesday. “The kids were learning the Koran when the fire broke out,” police...


21. Low-cap cos dominate turnover chartPublished: September 19, 2019 11:00:30

Low-cap companies continued to dominate the Dhaka bourse's turnover chart while ten most-traded companies captured 30 per cent transactions on Wednesday. National Tubes continued to top the turnover chart amid...


22. 25,000 Bangladeshi workers deported in 9 monthsPublished: September 19, 2019 10:54:29

Around 25,000 Bangladeshi workers were deported from different countries, about 50 per cent from Saudi Arabia, in almost nine months period of this year due to overstaying and lack of...


23. After onion, ginger prices also go upPublished: September 19, 2019 10:48:28

After onion, prices of ginger climbed by Tk 20 a kg at the retail market in the city on Wednesday. Different varieties of the spice were selling at Tk 160-Tk...


24. Find funds from other sources for power dev work: NasrulPublished: September 19, 2019 10:43:28

State minister for power, energy and mineral resources Nasrul Hamid has asked state-run power entities to find alternative finances instead of government funds to accomplish development work. They should arrange...


25. City buses to come under counter-based ticketing systemPublished: September 19, 2019 10:39:51

Public buses running in the capital would gradually be brought under counter-based ticketing system to stop operating such transport on contract basis, transport owners decided on Wednesday. The system will...


26. Dhaka wins court battle on Noor ChowdhuryPublished: September 19, 2019 10:24:20

Bangladesh has won a round in its court battle with Canada about a man convicted of taking part in the killing of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in 1975. In a...


27. IMF projects GDP growth rate at 7.6pcPublished: September 19, 2019 10:13:53

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) projected that the economy of Bangladesh would grow 7.6 per cent in fiscal year (FY) 2019-20. The IMF projected the GDP growth rate at 8.0...


28. Apples rot in Kashmir orchards, as lockdown continuesPublished: September 19, 2019 10:11:45

It’s harvest time, but the market in the northern Kashmiri town of Sopore - usually packed with people, trucks and produce at this time of year - is empty, while...


29. Padma rail project: Contractors, suppliers seek VAT waiverPublished: September 19, 2019 09:56:30

The Padma Rail Link project authority has sought exemption from Value Added Tax (VAT) for its contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and agents due to insufficient fund for payment of taxes, officials...


30. Students brainstorm about initiatives for repatriationPublished: September 19, 2019 00:19:13

BUP International Model United Nations Conference (BUPIMUN) 2019, one of the most highlighted events of the year, organised by BUP Global Affairs Council (BUPGAC) took place from September 12 to...


31. Making the most out of business review meetings in officePublished: September 19, 2019 00:17:49

On a monthly or quarterly basis, most organisations conduct business review meetings in order to highlight the key successes in the said period or to look into causes behind not...


32. Debunking the myths of HR jobsPublished: September 19, 2019 00:16:45

One of the most common statements a potential corporate worker or an undergraduate student  is that human resource management (HRM) jobs do not have value. The value here refers to...