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The Financial Express

101. Capacity payments: After rental power plants, now FSRUsPublished: August 12, 2022 08:17:29

Ineptly done deals compel the government to make capacity payment in dollars worth around US$202,500 daily to two private FSRU owners without any re-gasification amid gas crunch, sources say. They...


102. Default debts in Bangladesh’s banks balloon to Tk 1.25tPublished: August 11, 2022 22:01:53

Amid criticism of the Bangladesh Bank for relaxing rules for repayment and rescheduling, the authorities have reported a Tk 118.16 billion rise in the size of defaulted loans in the...


103. Mongla Port starts gaining groundPublished: August 11, 2022 21:29:46

The Mongla Port is on the way to becoming a vibrant hub for foreign ships. Some recent developments surrounding it point to such a possibility. Almost unceremoniously, the country's second-largest...


104. Skill training or remodelling curricula!Published: August 11, 2022 21:26:58

The system of education in this part of the world hardly renders young aspiring young learners materialise their dreams. Only a select few can make it to the choicest corridor...


105. Vehicle parking policy -- no move in sight  Published: August 11, 2022 21:24:29

A draft policy on vehicle parking in the capital seemed to promise a great respite from illegal occupation of roads and in some cases footpaths a few years ago. Though...


106. A dry Sravan, wet summer & a weird climatePublished: August 11, 2022 21:22:18

In whatever name we call the second of the 2-month Bangla monsoon ---Sravan or Shaon, the rainy month stands for pure rains. Even two to three decades ago, the capital...


107. President urges Rotary to work for public welfarePublished: August 11, 2022 21:20:09

President Abdul Hamid on Thursday urged humanitarian organisations such as Rotary International to come forward for the welfare of people affected by Covid-19 pandemic. The President made the call when...


108. Galvanising global supply-chainsPublished: August 11, 2022 21:18:46

SCOPUS Supply-networks typically remain outside public conversations in normal times. When a crisis descends, we gulp everything we can find about them. Usually missing in this appraisal is how to...


109. Youth unemployment rate in Bangladesh stands at 10.6pc: ILOPublished: August 11, 2022 21:10:53

In Bangladesh, the youth unemployment rate currently stands at 10.6 per cent, more than twice the overall national unemployment rate of 4.2 per cent, said the International Labour Organization (ILO)...


110. IGP for 'flawless' security arrangements on August 15Published: August 11, 2022 21:10:11

Police have pulled up their socks to mitigate any threat on August 15 - the 47th Martyrdom Anniversary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and National Mourning...


111. Shakib must end ties to betting: BCBPublished: August 11, 2022 20:38:21

Bangladesh Cricket Board President Nazmul Hassan has warned Shakib Al Hasan that if he does not cancel his contract with the online betting website BetWinner, it will spell the end...


112. UN disability rights committee to review Bangladesh, seven other countriesPublished: August 11, 2022 20:32:59

The UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) will review Bangladesh (Aug 24-25), Singapore, China, Indonesia, Japan, New Zealand, the Republic of Korea and Lao People’s Democratic...


113. Bangladesh suggests WFP set up regional food bank in S AsiaPublished: August 11, 2022 20:30:45

Bangladesh has suggested the World Food Programme (WFP) set up a regional food bank in South Asia as a strategic reserve for the region. Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen shared...


114. Disney turns screws on NetflixPublished: August 11, 2022 20:09:47

Walt Disney has pulled a rabbit out of its hat when it comes to streaming. The Mouse House on Wednesday reported that it now has as many subscribers to its video services –...


115. China defends decision to delay bid at UN to sanction Pakistan militantPublished: August 11, 2022 19:57:58

China on Thursday defended its decision to delay a proposal by the United States and India at the UN Security Council to sanction a senior commander in a Pakistan-based militant...


116. Momen dismisses Swiss envoy’s comment as ‘lie’Published: August 11, 2022 19:44:00

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Thursday said that Swiss Ambassador in Dhaka Nathalie Chuard has lied by saying that Bangladesh had not sought information about Swiss bank accounts...


117. Power crunch: Bangladesh announces staggered holidays for industrial hubsPublished: August 11, 2022 19:27:21

The Bangladesh government has announced staggered weekly holidays for industrial hubs to reduce the frequency and length of power cuts amid a lingering energy crisis. The Department of Inspection for...


118. Comment on China loan: Finance minister sends rejoinder to FTPublished: August 11, 2022 19:15:17

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal sent a rejoinder to the London-based daily the Financial Times on Thursday in connection with an interview published by the newspaper recently, ministry officials said....


119. UK summons China envoy over 'aggressive' escalation on TaiwanPublished: August 11, 2022 19:13:51

British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss on Wednesday summoned China's ambassador to Britain, Zheng Zeguang, to explain Beijing's actions towards Taiwan following US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit. A furious China...


120. সিয়েরা লিওন: মূল্য বৃদ্ধি, দুর্নীতির প্রতিবাদে বিক্ষোভে উত্তাল আফ্রিকার দেশ, প্রেসিডেন্টের পদত্যাগ দাবীPublished: August 11, 2022 19:06:28

পশ্চিম আফ্রিকার দেশ সিয়েরা লিওনে জীবনযাত্রার ব্যয় বৃদ্ধি এবং দুর্নীতির প্রতিবাদে বিক্ষোভ সহিংস রূপ নেওয়ার পর বুধবার বিকালে সারা দেশে কারফিউ জারী করেছে সরকার। খবর বিবিসি বাংলা'র। রাজধানী ফ্রি টাউন...


121. Saudi Arabian companies to invest $10b in BangladeshPublished: August 11, 2022 19:06:08

Saudi companies plan to invest more than USD10 billion in Bangladesh in coming years, said Saudi Ambassador Essa Yousef Essa Alduhailan in Dhaka on Thursday. He said it while briefing...


122. Cabinet asks Energy Division to explain reason for fuel price hikePublished: August 11, 2022 18:46:39

The Cabinet on Thursday directed the Energy Division to reiterate to the people the justification behind the huge increase in the prices of fuel triggering a public outcry. The directive...


123. নতুন ওষুধ আইন হচ্ছে, সর্বোচ্চ সাজা ১০ বছর কারাদণ্ডPublished: August 11, 2022 18:32:18

লাইসেন্স ছাড়া ওষুধ আমদানি, ভেজাল ওষুধ তৈরির মত অপরাধে সর্বোচ্চ ১০ বছরের কারাদণ্ডের পাশাপাশি জরিমানার বিধান রেখে নতুন একটি আইন করার প্রস্তাবে সায় দিয়েছে সরকার। খবর বিডিনিউজ টোয়েন্টিফোর ডটকম-এর। বৃহস্পতিবার...


124. Tips for your bridal beauty to survive the monsoon weatherPublished: August 11, 2022 18:05:01

Makeovers are hard to manage in the rainy season. If the makeup is heavy like the bridal makeup, it is even more challenging to protect from melting.  Bridal beauty professionals...


125. Bangladesh reports 214 new Covid cases, one deathPublished: August 11, 2022 17:57:30

Bangladesh has recorded 214 cases of Covid-19 in a day, taking the overall tally of infections to 2,008,282. The death toll from the disease climbed by one in 24 hours...


126. Mentors Education and Migration needs an IELTS InstructorPublished: August 11, 2022 17:48:53

Established in 1993, Mentors Education and Migration is a leading provider of education services for students who want to go for higher studies abroad. Vacancy: 1 Name of the Position:...


127. Saudi delegation to visit Bangladesh ‘soon’ to discuss energy cooperationPublished: August 11, 2022 17:43:31

A high-profile delegation from Saudi Arabia will soon visit Bangladesh to discuss cooperation in the energy sector, said the country's ambassador Essa Yussef Essa Al on Thursday. Talking to reporters...


128. Cabinet okays draft of Drug Act with harsher punishmentsPublished: August 11, 2022 17:36:48

The Cabinet on Thursday approved in principle the draft of the Drugs Act, 2022 with harsher punishment for drugs related anomalies and offences. Under the draft law, the punishment for...


129. Shakawath Hossain selected co-chairman of BIHAPublished: August 11, 2022 17:19:26

Md Shakawath Hossain has been selected co-chairman of Bangladesh International Hotel Association’s (BIHA) standing committee of Planning and Development for the advancement of the hotel industry in Bangladesh.  Considering his...


130. Joining the Bangladesh Army: How hard the process is?Published: August 11, 2022 17:18:31

The army is one of the most fascinating jobs in the world. They get to live a life different from others. The movies and series made about wars and special...


131. Demystifying all things that rom coms got wrongPublished: August 11, 2022 16:55:01

From rom com classics such as ‘10 things I hate about you,’ ‘27 dresses,’ ‘When Harry met Sally,’ ‘Jab we met,’ ‘Kal Ho Na Ho’ to new favourites such as...


132. Join Dhaka University’s Institute of Statistical Research and Teaching as Section OfficerPublished: August 11, 2022 16:53:09

Established in 1921, the University of Dhaka is the premier university in Bangladesh. Vacancy: 1 Name of the Position: Section Officer Job Requirements (Education/ Skill): Minimum CGPA 3.00 in Undergraduate....


133. বাংলাদেশের স্মারকনোট ও মুদ্রাকথনPublished: August 11, 2022 16:17:27

কেন্দ্রীয় ব্যাংক জাতীয় ও আন্তর্জাতিক বিভিন্ন ঘটনা, স্থান ,ব্যক্তি, প্রতিষ্ঠান বা কোনো জয়ন্তীকে স্মরণীয় করে রাখতে মাঝেমধ্যে কিছু প্রতীকী নোট বা মুদ্রা অবমুক্ত করে। এগুলো স্মারক নোট বা মুদ্রা হিসেবে...


134. 'Extreme' weather warning in force in Britain as new heatwave hitsPublished: August 11, 2022 16:14:46

A four-day "extreme heat" warning came into force in parts of England and Wales on Thursday, with temperatures poised to top 35 Celsius in another heatwave that could cause wildfires...


135. Job Opportunity at IFPRI as Research AnalystPublished: August 11, 2022 15:53:11

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) is a global research centre that specializes in agricultural research to encourage the development of agricultural technology. It was established in 1975. Vacancy:...


136. Job opportunity at United Nations High Commissioner for RefugeesPublished: August 11, 2022 15:49:13

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is a UN agency responsible for looking after refugees and forcibly displaced people. Vacancy: 1 Name of the Position: Associate Livelihood and Skills...


137. Why Afif should bat up the orderPublished: August 11, 2022 15:44:28

Afif Hossain, since his debut in One-Day Internationals, has been depicted by the Bangladesh team management as a solution for number seven and thus has been denied to bat higher...


138. Rising transport costs bite Benapole tradersPublished: August 11, 2022 15:33:32

As fuel prices have shot up, truck and covered van owners are demanding higher rates, causing serious difficulties for traders at the Benapole land port. In addition to rising costs,...


139. Fuel price hike: BNP’s huge protest rally underway at NayapaltanPublished: August 11, 2022 15:15:49

A huge rally of BNP protesting the latest hike in fuel prices and power crisis is underway in front of its Nayapaltan central office in the capital. The rally, organised...


140. HC orders govt to explain why it hasn't sought info on Swiss bank depositsPublished: August 11, 2022 14:56:19

The High Court has questioned the government's apparent lack of initiative to glean information on funds deposited by Bangladeshis in Swiss banks, bdnews24.com reports. The panel of Justice Nazrul Islam...


141. Bangladesh reaping benefits of Bangabandhu’s visionary ideasPublished: August 11, 2022 14:39:50

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was not only charismatic but also a visionary leader. Bangabandhu’s dream of ‘Shonar Bangla’ to a great extent is in line with the Sustainable Development Goals,...


142. বাংলার যত বাঁশিPublished: August 11, 2022 14:27:28

বিনোদিনী রাই এসো গো এসো নীল যমুনার ধারে, তোমায় ছাড়া, তোমার শ্যাম, বাঁশিতে সুর তুলবে কেমন করে? বাঁশির সুরের মোহে মুগ্ধ হয়নি এমন লোক খুব কমই আছে। শুধু বাঁশির সুরেই...


143. Real beat Eintracht 2-0 for record-equalling fifth UEFA Super Cup winPublished: August 11, 2022 14:08:50

Champions League winners Real Madrid outclassed Eintracht Frankfurt 2-0 on Wednesday to clinch the UEFA Super Cup for a record-equalling fifth time and kick off their season with a trophy....


144. Antarctic ice shelf crumbling faster than thoughtPublished: August 11, 2022 13:56:13

Antarctica's coastal glaciers are shedding icebergs more rapidly than nature can replenish the crumbling ice, doubling previous estimates of losses from the world's largest ice sheet over the past 25...


145. সুইস ব্যাংকের কাছে কেন তথ্য চায়নি সরকার, ব্যাখ্যা চায় হাই কোর্টPublished: August 11, 2022 13:54:48

সুইজারল্যান্ডের ব্যাংকগুলোতে অর্থ জমা করা বাংলাদেশিদের তথ্য কেন সরকার জানতে চায়নি, সে বিষয়ে ব্যাখ্যা চেয়েছে হাই কোর্ট। খবর বিডিনিউজ টোয়েন্টিফোর ডটকমের।  এ বিষয়ে ঢাকায় সুইজারল্যান্ডের রাষ্ট্রদূত নাথালি শুয়ার বক্তব্য নিয়ে গণমাধ্যমে...


146. Administering Covid shots to kids aged 5-11 begins in BangladeshPublished: August 11, 2022 13:28:42

Bangladesh has started its COVID-19 vaccination programme for children aged 5-11 by administering the Pfizer shot to 16 students from Abul Bashar Government Primary School in Dhaka’s Sher-e-Bangla Nagar on...


147. Taiwan rejects China's 'one country, two systems' plan for the islandPublished: August 11, 2022 12:54:13

Taiwan rejects the "one country, two systems" model proposed by Beijing in a white paper published this week, the self-ruled island's foreign ministry said on Thursday. Only Taiwan's people can...


148. Samsung unveils new foldable smartphonesPublished: August 11, 2022 12:50:51

Samsung Electronics unveiled its latest high-end foldable smartphones on Wednesday, keeping prices at the same level as last year's in a bid to cement its leadership in an expanding niche...


149. Militants attack Indian army post in Kashmir; 3 soldiers, 2 attackers die in shootoutPublished: August 11, 2022 12:44:28

Militants attacked an Indian army post in the disputed Kashmir region on Thursday, killing three soldiers, while two attackers died in the shootout that came amid heightened security ahead of...


150. Taiwan fishing community casting for fresh markets after China banPublished: August 11, 2022 12:44:04

Even before last week's visit to Taiwan by US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, fish farmer Chen Sheng-You was on the lookout for new business, with trade curbs cutting...