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Margot Robbie finds her Ken in Ryan Gosling

Margot Robbie finds her Ken in Ryan Gosling

FE Online Desk 2021-10-24 15:09:48

Barbie, starring Margot Robbie, appears to have found its Ken. Ryan Gosling is reportedly in final discussions to play the iconic Mattel character in Warner Bros.' film based on the popular doll line,...

London Bridge attacker had terror conviction

London Bridge attacker had terror conviction

-- 2019-11-30 10:47:38

The man who carried out Friday's stabbing attack at London Bridge was a former prisoner convicted of terrorism offences. The attacker, named by police as 28-year-old Usman Khan, was out of prison on...

Provisions shortfall soars in nine months

Provisions shortfall soars in nine months

Siddique Islam 2019-11-29 10:15:16

The provisions shortfall against classified loans in the country's banking system swelled by nearly 23 per cent or Tk 15.15 billion during the first nine months of the calendar year. The total shortf...

Banks channel farm loans thru microfinance institutions

Banks channel farm loans thru microfinance institutions

ISMAIL HOSSAIN 2019-11-23 10:55:01

The share of bank loans to microfinance institutions (MFIs) has been on the rise for the straight eighth year, as the banks are required to meet their farm loan target. According to the Microcredit R...

Farm credit disbursement picks up

Farm credit disbursement picks up

Siddique Islam 2019-10-27 10:21:52

Farm credit disbursement grew by nearly 2.0 per cent in the first quarter (Q1) of fiscal year (FY) 2019-20, as demand for such loan started generating after floods. Disbursement rose to Tk 35.55 bill...

Police detain robbers in old Dhaka

Police detain robbers in old Dhaka

-- 2017-10-19 12:31:38

Police in a drive arrested eight members of a robber gang from Badamtoli area of old parts of Dhaka city Wednesday. Media and Public Relations Department Deputy Commissioner (DC) of Dhaka Metropolita...

Sundarbans ‘gunfight’ leaves robber dead

Sundarbans ‘gunfight’ leaves robber dead

-- 2017-10-16 12:04:24

The ‘second in command' of a forest robber gang was killed in a reported gunfight with Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) members in Shailo Khal area of the Sundarbans on Monday morning. The deceased...

Youth stabbed to death in Gazipur

Youth stabbed to death in Gazipur

-- 2017-10-14 12:26:00

A young man was stabbed dead by miscreants in Moktar Bari area of Tongi in Gazipur on Friday night. The deceased Saikat Hossain was a son of Kabir Hossain and a resident of Ershadnagar Dattapara area...

Gunfight leaves ‘robber’ dead

Gunfight leaves ‘robber’ dead

-- 2017-10-12 11:59:50

An alleged robber was killed in a reported gunfight between his cohorts and police at Daragaon Tea Estate in Bahubal upazila of Habiganj on early Thursday. The deceased, identified as Madan Mia alias...

Miscreants hack flexi-load trader to death

Miscreants hack flexi-load trader to death

-- 2017-10-11 01:47:23

A local flexi-load trader was hacked and slaughtered to death by some unidentified miscreants at Nandina Madhu village in Kamarkhanda upazila of Sirajganj on Tuesday night. The deceased was identifie...

Muggers hack DIU student to death

Muggers hack DIU student to death

-- 2017-10-08 11:50:43

A student of Daffodil International University (DIU) was stabbed to death reportedly by a gang of muggers at Tikatuli area in the city on Sunday morning. The deceased, identified as Abu Talha (22) w...

Medical entry test held

Medical entry test held

-- 2017-10-06 12:00:00

Medical college applicants have taken their MBBS exam. A total of 82,856 applicants are competing for 9,343 positions at 105 state and private educational institutions. There are 3,318 open spots at...

BDT rises notably against US$ for importers

BDT rises notably against US$ for importers

Siddique Islam 2017-09-28 12:00:00

The exchange rate of Bangladesh Taka (BDT) appreciated significantly against the US dollar on Wednesday for importers, as the central bank sold US$ 38 million to the banks, market operators said. The...

BB to bend rules for banks  to invest beyond limit

BB to bend rules for banks to invest beyond limit

Syful Islam 2017-09-19 12:00:00

Banks may be allowed to break the barrier and lend beyond 25 per cent of their paid-up capital to single borrowers to facilitate installation of large power plants. Sources said the Bangladesh Bank...

Stop loan concentration in few big businesses

Stop loan concentration in few big businesses

FE Report 2017-09-11 12:00:00

The central bank asked the commercial banks to avert loan concentration in single big groups or sectors through diverting their investment portfolios to minimise default risks. In another major dir...

Breakthrough in stretchable electronics

Breakthrough in stretchable electronics

Xinhua 2017-09-10 12:39:27

Using rubbery materials, scientists at the University of Houston have successfully created a new form of stretchable electronics that holds promise in health monitors, medical implants and artificial...

Govt set to revise GDP base year

Govt set to revise GDP base year

-- 2017-09-06 12:00:00

The government is going to rebase and revise the GDP year to 2015-16 from the existing 2005-2006, incorporating many more emerging areas of economic activities into the calculation of economic output....

BB Financial Stability report

BB Financial Stability report

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BANGLADESH BANK has recently released its Financial Stability Report (FSR) on banks and in the report it made some observations on the banking sector and warned the banking sector of some bad conseque...

4032 students receive DBBL scholarship

4032 students receive DBBL scholarship

FE Report

Dutch-Bangla Bank Saturday awarded scholarship to 4,032 students who passed SSC and equivalent examinations in 2017 and are now studying at higher secondary level in different colleges of the country...

BBA finalises 39 km route involving $1.8b

BBA finalises 39 km route involving $1.8b

Munima Sultana

Bangladesh Bridge Authority (BBA) has finalised the route of another elevated expressway on the eastern-western side of the city. Officials said consultants of East West Elevated Expressway (EWEE) p...