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120601. Police arrest 'Neo-JMB organiser' in JessorePublished: October 24, 2017 18:06:43

Police arrested regional organiser of militant outfit Neo-JMB in a drive at an alleged terror den in Jessore on Monday night. The law enforcers also recovered huge stash of arms...


120602. New York bans vaping in public placesPublished: October 24, 2017 16:12:45

Vaping is being outlawed in public indoor spaces in the US state of New York. A new rule, which will come into law in 30 days, will mean that the...


120603. Nicaragua joins Paris climate accordPublished: October 24, 2017 15:55:42

Nicaragua has signed the Paris climate agreement, meaning that the US and Syria are the only two countries not to be giving the accord their support. The deal unites the...


120604. DSE, CSE extend losing streakPublished: October 24, 2017 15:50:05

Stocks stayed downturn for the second straight session on Tuesday as risk-averse investors continued their selling binge on sector-wise issues amid ongoing earnings and corporate declarations session. Market insiders said...


120605. Renee bags the role of Judy GarlandPublished: October 24, 2017 14:58:47

Renee Zellweger, best known for playing the title role in the Bridget Jones films, will star as Judy Garland in her next film project. The Oscar winning actress will play...


120606. EC sits with ex-CECsPublished: October 24, 2017 14:36:06

As part of dialogue with different stake holders, the Election Commission (EC) held talks with election experts, including former chief election commissioners and election commissioners, on Tuesday. The meeting was...


120607. China’s blue-chip stocks reaches 26-month highPublished: October 24, 2017 14:22:47

China’s blue-chip stocks reached a 26-month high on Tuesday as investors cheered robust earnings growth and felt comfortable with economic policy as the Communist Party’s congress drew to a close....


120608. Gold little changed ahead of Fed Chair nominationPublished: October 24, 2017 14:11:15

Gold traded sideways on Tuesday, with investors bracing for the possibility of an early announcement on the next US Federal Reserve chair. Spot gold slipped 0.1 per cent to $1,280.80...


120609. Global oil prices inch upPublished: October 24, 2017 14:00:53

Oil prices inched up on Tuesday, getting support from a decline in oil exports from OPEC’s second-biggest producer Iraq and a projected extended fall in US commercial oil stocks. London...


120610. Showpo selects Adyen to drive customer conversionsPublished: October 24, 2017 13:54:23

An Australian online fashion retailer on Tuesday selected a company to create tailored and seamless payment experiences for customers of more than 80 countries. The company, Show Pony Group (Showpo),...


120611. Square Pharma approves merger plansPublished: October 24, 2017 13:54:04

The board of directors of Square Pharmaceuticals Limited, the flagship company of Square Group, has approved merger of Square Formulations and Square Herbal & Nutraceuticals with the Square Pharmaceuticals. However,...


120612. Dollar edges down as attention turns to Fed leadershipPublished: October 24, 2017 13:48:53

The dollar edged down on Tuesday, stepping back from recent highs as market attention turns to who will be the next head of the US central bank. US President Donald...


120613. Child's body found near missing Texas girl's homePublished: October 24, 2017 13:48:05

The body of a toddler found in a culvert beneath a Texas road was likely that of a 3-year-old girl reported missing after her father said he punished her for...


120614. Two workers injured in Gazipur RMG factory firePublished: October 24, 2017 13:19:04

Two workers of Hope Lane Garments factory received severe burn injuries as fire broke out from coil in Khanpara area of Tongi in Gazipur on early Tuesday. The victims were...


120615. S Korean stocks rise on earnings hopesPublished: October 24, 2017 13:15:39

South Korean shares hit another record high on Tuesday on bullish market expectations for September quarter earnings due later this week, though further gains were blocked by foreign profit-taking. The...


120616. Asian share markets slightly higherPublished: October 24, 2017 13:09:10

Asian stock markets edged up Tuesday after Wall Street slid overnight as investors sought new drivers for trading activity. Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 rose 0.2 per cent to 21,733.10 points and...


120617. GPH Ispat recommends 10pc dividendPublished: October 24, 2017 13:03:45

The board of directors of GPH Ispat Limited has recommended 5.0 per cent cash and 5.0 per cent stock dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2017, said an...


120618. WHO cancels Mugabe goodwill ambassador rolePublished: October 23, 2017 12:30:33

The World Health Organization has revoked the appointment of Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador following a widespread outcry. "I have listened carefully to all who have expressed their...


120619. MI Cement recommends 20pc dividendPublished: October 23, 2017 12:12:28

The board of directors of M. I. Cement Factory Limited has recommended 20 per cent cash dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2017, said an official disclosure on...


120620. 348g of gold seized at Dhaka airportPublished: October 23, 2017 12:04:06

Customs officials have seized 348g of gold hidden in the shoes of a passenger at Dhaka’s Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, a news agency reported. Milon Pramanik, a Biman Bangladesh passenger,...


120621. BB headquarters catches fire againPublished: October 23, 2017 19:33:48

A fire broke out at the Bangladesh Bank headquarters in the capital city on Monday afternoon. But fire fighters managed to douse the blaze within a few minutes. A central...


120622. Abe threatens N Korea after landslide winPublished: October 23, 2017 11:05:24

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has promised to "deal firmly" with North Korea after exit polls suggested he won a clear victory in Sunday's election. Mr Abe had called an...


120623. Myanmar Buddhists protest against Rohingya returnPublished: October 23, 2017 10:20:27

Hundreds of hard-line Buddhists protested Sunday to urge Myanmar's government not to allow in the nearly 0.60 million (600,000) minority Rohingya Muslims who have fled to Bangladesh since late August...


120624. Sushma Swaraj leaves DhakaPublished: October 23, 2017 11:53:39

Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has left Dhaka after a two-day official visit. She headed back home around 2:00pm on Monday when Foreign Secretary Shahidul Haque saw her off...


120625. MTB inks corporate deal with Linnex ElectronicsPublished: October 23, 2017 09:21:21

Mutual Trust Bank Limited (MTB) has recently signed an agreement with Linnex Electronics Bangladesh Limited at a simple ceremony held at the bank’s Corporate Head Office, MTB Centre,  Gulshan in...


120626. NFL holds training on anti-money launderingPublished: October 23, 2017 09:57:27

A training session titled “Anti Money Laundering  & Combating the Financing of Terrorism” jointly organised by National Finance Ltd. (NFL) and Bangladesh Bank was held recently at NFL Head office,...


120627. India edge past Malaysia to clinch Asia CupPublished: October 23, 2017 10:02:25

India clinched the title of the eight-nation Hero 10th Men's Asia Cup Hockey after 10 years with unbeaten record defeating new finalist Malaysia by 2-1 at the floodlit Maulana Bhashani...


120628. 8 of a Dhaka family suffer burnsPublished: October 23, 2017 10:38:33

Eight people, including two minor boys, of a family sustained burn injuries in a reported gas line explosion at a house on Alamin Road in Konapara area in Dhaka's Demra...


120629. Returning Rohingyas may lose landPublished: October 23, 2017 10:41:11

Rohingya Muslims who return to Myanmar after fleeing to Bangladesh are unlikely to be able to reclaim their land, and may find their crops have been harvested and sold by...


120630. Faridpur bus plunge leaves minor deadPublished: October 23, 2017 15:08:04

A minor girl died and 17 other people sustained injuries when a bus fell into a ditch on Dhaka-Khulna highway in Joybangla-Kanfordi area of Faridpur’s Nagarkanda upazila on early Monday....


120631. Beacon Pharma recommends 5.0pc stock dividendPublished: October 23, 2017 12:04:14

The board of directors of Beacon Pharmaceuticals Limited has recommended 5.0 per cent cash dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2017, said an official disclosure on Monday. The...


120632. Rahim Textile recommends 30pc dividendPublished: October 23, 2017 12:17:50

The board of directors of Rahim Textile Mills Limited has recommended 15 per cent cash and 15 per cent stock dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2017, said...


120633. More Bangladeshi found as landslide toll risesPublished: October 23, 2017 14:54:33

Death toll in Malaysian landslide incident has risen to 11, including Bangladeshi nationals, as the rescue workers have spotted two more bodies there. An Associated Press report said the two...


120634. Kohli’s ton in vain as Kiwis take 1-0 leadPublished: October 23, 2017 12:43:54

New Zealand batsmen showed clinical efficiency in a tricky chase to spoil Virat Kohli’s milestone match with a comfortable six-wicket victory over India in the opening one-day international on Sunday....


120635. Mirza Salman Ispahani elected ICA PresidentPublished: October 23, 2017 13:17:29

Mirza Salman Ispahani, the Chairman of M M Ispahani Limited, has been elected as the President of International Cotton Association (ICA) for 2017-2018. The election was held in Singapore on...


120636. ICT verdict on 6 ‘Razakars’ any dayPublished: October 23, 2017 13:25:21

The International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) on Monday concluded the hearing of arguments from both sides on the trial of six alleged war criminals for crimes against humanity during the Liberation...


120637. Warrants out for Tarique, two ETV journosPublished: October 23, 2017 14:45:00

A Dhaka court on Monday issued warrants for the arrest of BNP Senior Vice-Chairman Tarique Rahman and two senior journalists of Ekushey Television in a sedition case. Dhaka metropolitan sessions...


120638. Apan Jewellers owners face arrestPublished: October 23, 2017 14:19:58

Warrants have been issued against Apan Jewellers owners Dildar Ahmed and his brother Azad Ahmed in two cases of money laundering and illegally acquiring wealth. Earlier, Dildar Ahmed’s son Shafat...


120639. Neymar sees red, PSG draw with MarseillePublished: October 23, 2017 14:22:21

Edinson Cavani scored a stunning 93rd-minute free-kick to salvage a 2-2 draw for Paris St-Germain against Marseille after Neymar had been sent off. Luiz Gustavo got the opener for Marseille...


120640. 38 women accuse James Toback of harassmentPublished: October 23, 2017 14:42:11

Writer and director James Toback, who received an Oscar nomination for writing “Bugsy,” has been accused of sexual harassment by 38 women, AP reported quoting by The Los Angeles Times....


120641. BAPEX discovers new gas field in BholaPublished: October 23, 2017 16:51:05

Bangladesh Petroleum Exploration and Production Company Limited (BAPEX) discovered a new natural gas field in the southern district of Bhola. Cabinet Secretary Mohammad Shafiul Alam revealed the information while addressing...


120642. China home-price growth steadies in SeptPublished: October 23, 2017 14:46:07

China’s new home prices registered a second straight month of weak growth in September as government measures to cool a long property boom took hold. The home-price growth of the...


120643. Syed Ashraf’s wife passes away Published: October 23, 2017 15:53:54

Public Administration Minister and Awami League (AL) presidium member Syed Ashraful Islam’s wife Sheila Islam has passed away at a hospital in London on Monday. She was 57. President Abdul...


120644. DSEX dips below 6,000-mark after two monthsPublished: October 23, 2017 16:09:32

Stocks witnessed a major setback Monday, with core index of the premier bourse falling below 6,000-mark after two months, as risk-averse investors went on selling spree. Market insiders said significant...


120645. BD imports from India record 13pc growth  Published: October 23, 2017 19:15:06

Bangladesh’s import from India recorded a 13 per cent growth in the 2016-17 fiscal year (FY).The increase in import has been reported after a subdued show for two consecutive years....


120646. Nothing to worry about financial reporting: FRC bossPublished: October 23, 2017 19:32:54

Financial Reporting Council (FRC) Chairman CQK Mustaq Ahmed has said that there is nothing to worry about the FRC as this council will not impose anything irrationally on the auditors...


120647. Stand up against injustice: Queen RaniaPublished: October 23, 2017 19:55:19

Jordan’s Queen Rania Al-Abdullah has called upon the international community to stand up against the injustices inflicted on Rohingyas. “The international community should stand beside the Rohingya people, not only...


120648. Samsung, LG to begin production in BDPublished: October 23, 2017 20:11:27

Korean electronics giants Samsung and LG Electronics have decided to set up their joint-venture production base in Bangladesh. Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed revealed the information after a meeting with Korean...


120649. Country needs energy master plan to support economic growthPublished: October 23, 2017 23:51:36

Bangladesh needed a comprehensive energy system master plan to achieve sustainable economic growth, a senior executive of a leading energy sector company said recently. He also stressed the need for...


120650. Stocks plunge on selling spreePublished: October 23, 2017 11:45:41

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses saw downward trend in early trading on Monday as cautious investors are on selling mood on sector-wise issues. Following the...