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The Financial Express

1. ১৭তম জাতীয় ফার্নিচার মেলা শুরুPublished: October 06, 2022 20:05:09

১৭তম জাতীয় ফার্নিচার মেলা শুরু হয়েছে। আজ বৃহস্পতিবার (৬ অক্টোবর) শুরু হওয়া দেশীয় ফার্নিচার শিল্পের সর্ববৃহৎ এই আয়োজন চলবে ১০ অক্টোবর পর্যন্ত। রাজধানীর বসুন্ধরার ইন্টারন্যাশনাল কনভেনশন সিটিতে এই মেলা অনুষ্ঠিত...


2. Britain’s National Grid warns of forced power cuts in winterPublished: October 06, 2022 20:04:16

Britain could face planned power cuts to homes and businesses this winter if it is unable to import electricity from Europe and it struggles to attract enough gas imports to...


3. WB lowers Bangladesh's growth forecast as global shocks spreadPublished: October 06, 2022 19:51:17

The World Bank has lowered its forecast for Bangladesh’s economic growth for fiscal 2022-23 by a 0.6 percentage point to 6.1 per cent. While economic distress is weighing down all...


4. PM questions motive behind sanctions on RABPublished: October 06, 2022 19:26:18

In once again denouncing the US sanctions on Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday questioned the motive behind Washington's move. The prime minister lauded the role...


5. চিনির দাম কেজিতে  বাড়ানো হল ৬ টাকাPublished: October 06, 2022 18:56:44

বাজারে নির্ধারিত দরের চেয়ে বেশি দামে বিক্রির মধ্যেই চিনির দাম কেজিতে আরও ৬ টাকা  বাড়ল । খবর বিডিনিউজ টোয়েন্টিফোর ডটকমের। নতুন দরে খোলা চিনির দাম বেড়ে হল ৯০ টাকা কেজি,...


6. Reduced VAT of 5.0pc on edible oil to continue till DecemberPublished: October 06, 2022 18:55:42

The government on Thursday extended the reduced value-added tax (VAT) 5.0 per cent on edible oil until December 31, 2022. The extension will be effective from the date of the...


7. 30 gold bars recovered from airport dustbinPublished: October 06, 2022 18:52:26

A preventive team of customs house recovered 30 gold bars weighing around 3.48 kg in an abandoned from a dustbin at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Thursday. Sources at the...


8. Nika Shakarami: Iran protester's family forced to lie about death  Published: October 06, 2022 18:38:31

Relatives of a girl who died during protests in Iran have been forced into making false statements, a source close to the family has told BBC Persian, reports BBC. Nika...


9. Achieving SDG uncertain with current state of economyPublished: October 06, 2022 18:32:35

Achieving SDG goals for Bangladesh and other developing countries is quite uncertain given the present state of the economy and geopolitical situation said speakers at a seminar on Thursday. They...


10. HC cannot pass order in government’s administrative policy matter, SC rulesPublished: October 06, 2022 18:11:21

In the full text of a verdict, the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court observed that the High Court cannot pass any order or direction in a matter of administrative...


11. গাম্বিয়ায় শিশুমৃত্যু: ভারতে বানানো ৪ কাশির সিরাপ নিয়ে বিশ্ব স্বাস্থ্য সংস্থার সতর্কতাPublished: October 06, 2022 18:01:55

গাম্বিয়ায় ৬৬ শিশুর মৃত্যুর সঙ্গে সংশ্লিষ্টতা থাকতে পারে, এমন ধারণা পাওয়ার পর ভারতে বানানো ৪টি কাশির সিরাপের ব্যাপারে সতর্কতা জারি করেছে বিশ্ব স্বাস্থ্য সংস্থা (ডব্লিউএইচও)। খবর বিডিনিউজ টোয়েন্টিফোর ডটকমের। মেইডেন...


12. Samsung quarterly profit set to slump 25pc, first decline in nearly three yearsPublished: October 06, 2022 18:00:58

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's third-quarter profit could tumble 25 per cent, the first year-on-year decline in nearly three years, as an economic downturn saps demand for electronic devices and the...


13. Porsche overtakes Volkswagen as Europe's most valuable carmakerPublished: October 06, 2022 18:00:10

Porsche took pole position as Europe's most valuable automaker on Thursday, overtaking former parent Volkswagen as the price of the sportscar maker's newly-listed shares sped higher. Although Porsche shares had...


14. World Bank cuts India's growth forecast to 6.5pc for 2022/23Published: October 06, 2022 17:54:33

The World Bank on Thursday slashed its growth forecast for India to 6.5 per cent year-on-year for 2022/23, from an earlier estimate of 7.5 per cent, while warning that spillovers from...


15. একজন কাউন্সিলরও যদি বলে আমাকে চায় না, আমি থাকব না: প্রধানমন্ত্রীPublished: October 06, 2022 17:33:46

প্রধানমন্ত্রী শেখ হাসিনা বলেছেন, আওয়ামী লীগের আগামী সম্মেলনে একজন কাউন্সিরও যদি তাকে দলের নেতৃত্বে দেখতে না চান, তাহলে তিনি বিদায় নিতে প্রস্তুত আছেন। বৃহস্পতিবার বিকেলে গণভবনে আয়োজিত এক সংবাদ সম্মেলনে...


16. French author Annie Ernaux wins 2022 Nobel Prize for LiteraturePublished: October 06, 2022 17:29:20

French author Annie Ernaux won the 2022 Nobel Prize in Literature "for the courage and clinical acuity with which she uncovers the roots, estrangements and collective restraints of personal memory",...


17. Bangladesh reports 410 new Covid cases, one deathPublished: October 06, 2022 17:19:36

Bangladesh has recorded 410 cases of Covid-19 in a day, taking the overall tally of infections to 2,028,524. The death toll from the disease rose by one to 29,375 over...


18. PM highlights food security as world faces hard timesPublished: October 06, 2022 17:18:29

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says the world will face even more difficult times in 2023 and countries may face severe crises such as famines. These discussions were part of her...


19. Service fees of private hospitals to be fixedPublished: October 06, 2022 17:14:26

The government will fix the treatment charges of private hospitals in the country and divide those into three categories based on their quality of treatment , said Health Minister Zahid...


20. Palm oil price down by Tk 8 per litre, sugar price up Tk 6 per kgPublished: October 06, 2022 17:14:23

The Commerce Ministry has set the price of packed sugar at Tk 95 per kg, loose sugar at Tk 90, and palm oil at Tk 125 per litre. The ministry...


21. Vacancy at Aarong for HR OfficerPublished: October 06, 2022 17:13:16

Aarong is a multi-chain store that specializes in selling ethnic fashion and handicrafts. It has more than 20 outlets. Aarong employs more than a thousand rural artisans in Bangladesh. Vacancy:...


22. Sydney records wettest year since 1858Published: October 06, 2022 17:10:43

Sydney recorded its wettest year in 164 years as authorities braced for major floods in Australia's east on Thursday, with more heavy downpours expected to fall over the next three...


23. Is Vinicius less appreciated?Published: October 06, 2022 17:09:18

Real Madrid have a knack for picking up Brazilian talents, which has been evident over the years. So when Vinicius came to Santiago Bernabeu from Flamengo in 2018, expectations of...


24. Six killed in collision between bus, microbus in TangailPublished: October 06, 2022 17:02:21

At least six people, including two children, have been killed in a head-on collision between a bus and a microbus in Tangail's Kalihati Upazila. The incident took place in the...


25. PM vows to overcome economic challengesPublished: October 06, 2022 16:51:18

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday vowed to overcome all economic challenges despite global economic downturn and other hurdles at home. Briefing journalists at her official residence Ganabhaban on her...


26. Are superhero films eating up the business of other genres at the box office?Published: October 06, 2022 16:41:03

Since superhero films started portraying comic book characters on the movie screen, it has always been expected for the audience to see their favourite characters in cinema. Despite previous attempts,...


27. Apply for the Meta 2022 Foundation Integrity Research request for proposalPublished: October 06, 2022 16:38:14

Meta is an American conglomerate whose portfolio companies include Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp. It is one of the world’s most valuable companies and one of the Big 5 American IT...


28. S Korea’s new gov't seeks to abolish gender equality ministryPublished: October 06, 2022 15:57:42

South Korea's new conservative government said Thursday it will push to abolish a ministry on gender equality and create a new agency tasked with broader responsibilities, one of President Yoon...


29. Power Division forms body to probe national grid failurePublished: October 06, 2022 15:46:32

The Power Division has formed a separate committee to identify the reasons behind Tuesday's national grid failure and submit recommendations to avert the recurrence of such incidents. Earlier, the Power...


30. Biden to mark IBM investment with Democrats in tough racesPublished: October 06, 2022 15:46:22

President Joe Biden is ready to celebrate a new $20 billion investment by IBM in New York's Hudson River Valley with two House Democrats running in competitive races in next...


31. Forex market may be more volatile unless reforms are donePublished: October 06, 2022 15:40:26

Despite Bangladesh Bank's measures to rein in forex spending, the crisis of the US dollar drags on without any hint of ending anytime soon, said experts. Recent fall in inward...


32. Russian rockets slam into Ukrainian city near nuclear plantPublished: October 06, 2022 15:39:01

Seven Russian rockets slammed into residential buildings in the southern Ukrainian city of Zaporizhzhia before dawn Thursday, killing one person and trapping at least five in the city close to...


33. Join Asian Development Bank as Operations AssistantPublished: October 06, 2022 15:38:16

Headquartered in Manila, Philippines, Asian Development Bank is a global financial development organization focusing on ensuring financial prosperity in Asia and the Pacific region. Vacancy: not specified  Vacancy Type: Operations...


34. More time needed to know why grid failed, says NasrulPublished: October 06, 2022 15:26:27

State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid said on Thursday that it would take more days to find out the exact reasons behind the failure of the...


35. British Council needs an Account Relationship OfficerPublished: October 06, 2022 15:21:36

British Council is a global non-profit that provides English education, administers exams, and offers cultural exchange programs as well. Vacancy: not specified  Vacancy Type: Account Relationship Officer Job Responsibilities: Market...


36. Daraz is looking for a Lead Software EngineerPublished: October 06, 2022 15:18:51

Daraz is South Asia's leading end-to-end ecommerce solution (excluding India). Their business covers four key areas – e-commerce, logistics, payment infrastructure and financial services.  Vacancy: not specified Role: Lead Software...


37.   Climate change: Shrimp farming endangered in KhulnaPublished: October 06, 2022 14:57:18

Producers and exporters in Khulna are worried about falling production of shrimps, affecting exports from the region, for hurdles mainly stemmed from climate-induced changes in temperature. In FY2021-22, only 33,271...


38. থাইল্যান্ডে ডে কেয়ার সেন্টারে বন্দুকধারীর হামলা, নিহত ৩৪Published: October 06, 2022 14:52:14

থাইল্যান্ডে প্রাক-প্রাথমিক শিশুদের একটি ডে কেয়ার সেন্টারে সাবেক এক পুলিশ কর্মকর্তার নির্বিচারে চালানো গুলি ও ছুরি হামলায় অন্তত ৩৪ জন নিহত হয়েছে বলে জানিয়েছে পুলিশ। খবর বিডিনিউজ টোয়েন্টিফোর ডটকমের।  দেশটির উত্তর-পূর্বের...


39. Haiti's PM calls for foreign help amid gang blockadePublished: October 06, 2022 14:46:26

Haitian Prime Minister Ariel Henry on Wednesday called on the international community to help the Caribbean nation, as a gang blockade of a key fuel terminal has created widespread shortages...


40. কক্সবাজার থেকে সেন্টমার্টিনে পর্যটকবাহী জাহাজ চলাচল শুরুPublished: October 06, 2022 14:42:45

মিয়ানমার সীমান্তে উত্তেজনা এবং নাফ নদীতে নাব্য সঙ্কটের কারণে টেকনাফ থেকে সেন্টমার্টিন রুটে জাহাজ চলাচল বন্ধ রয়েছে। ফলে চলতি মৌসুমে কক্সবাজার থেকে সেন্টমার্টিন নৌরুটে পর্যটকবাহী জাহাজ চলাচল করছে। বৃহস্পতিবার সকাল...


41. টাঙ্গাইলে বাস ও মাইক্রোবাস সংঘর্ষে দুই শিশুসহ ছয়জন নিহতPublished: October 06, 2022 14:34:44

টাঙ্গাইলে বঙ্গবন্ধু সেতুর পূর্বপাড় এলাকায় বাস ও মাইক্রোবাসের সংঘর্ষে দুই শিশুসহ ছয়জনের মৃত্যু হয়েছে। টাঙ্গাইল বঙ্গবন্ধু সেতুর পূর্বপাড় থানার ওসি মো. সফিকুর ইসলাম জানান, কালিহাতী উপজেলার গোলচত্বর এলাকায় বৃহস্পতিবার বেলা...


42. Gunman in Thailand kills 34 people at day-care centrePublished: October 06, 2022 14:31:51

A former policeman killed 34 people on Thursday in a mass shooting at a children's day-care centre in Thailand, with media reporting the gunman later shot and killed himself, reports...


43. CSE revises CSE-50 indexPublished: October 06, 2022 14:30:44

Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) has revised its CSE-50 index on the basis of the performance of listed securities. During the semi-annual review of the index, the CSE has added a...


44. মেক্মিকোতে টাউন হলে বন্দুকধারীদের গুলিতে মেয়রসহ নিহত ১৮Published: October 06, 2022 14:16:41

মেক্সিকোর পশ্চিমাঞ্চলের ছোট একটি শহরে বন্দুকধারীদের গুলিতে সেখানকার মেয়র ও আরও অন্তত ১৭ জন নিহত হয়েছে বলে জানিয়েছেন কর্মকর্তারা। পুলিশ বলছে, সান মিগুয়েল টোটোলাপান শহরের টাউন হলে বুধবার স্থানীয় সময়...


45. PM stresses finding ways to ensure digital securityPublished: October 06, 2022 14:04:11

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has stressed exploring the best possible ways to ensure the digital security of the country and making people aware of it as the world is becoming...


46. California family kidnapped on Monday found dead, Sheriff saysPublished: October 06, 2022 13:54:58

Four members of a California family, including an 8-month-old girl, were found dead in a rural area on Wednesday after they were abducted in the city of Merced on Monday,...


47. Breaking into beauty pageant – what it looks likePublished: October 06, 2022 13:39:01

Entering a career through a beauty pageant is no more a rare dream. With programmes like Lux Channel I Super Star and Miss Universe Bangladesh, the number of dreamers of...


48. Hilsa export to India: Bangladesh earned $13.6m this year so farPublished: October 06, 2022 13:04:36

Bangladesh government has earned $13.6 million US dollars from exporting 1,352 tonnes of hilsa fish to India this year so far, Fisheries and Livestock Minister SM Rezaul Karim said today....


49. চট্টগ্রামে কোভিড শনাক্তের হার ৩৭ শতাংশPublished: October 06, 2022 12:56:27

চট্টগ্রাম জেলায় নমুনা পরীক্ষার বিপরীতে কোভিড রোগী শনাক্তের হার বেড়ে ৩৭ শতাংশে উঠেছে। সিভিল সার্জন কার্যালয় জানিয়েছে, বৃহস্পতিবার সকাল পর্যন্ত ২৪ ঘণ্টায় ৯১ জনের নমুনা পরীক্ষা করে ৩৪ জনের কোভিড-১৯...


50. বিদ্যুৎ: জাতীয় গ্রিড কী ও কীভাবে এটি বিপর্যয়ের মুখে পড়ে?Published: October 06, 2022 12:54:39

বাংলাদেশে জাতীয় গ্রিডে বিপর্যয়ের কারণে মঙ্গলবার দেশের অর্ধেকের বেশি এলাকা ছয় ঘণ্টারও বেশি সময় ধরে বিদ্যুৎহীন ছিল। এসব এলাকার মধ্যে রাজধানী ঢাকা, চট্টগ্রাম, সিলেটসহ অনেকগুলো বড় শহর রয়েছে। খবর বিবিসি...