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Minimum capital mandatory for all stock market intermediaries

Minimum capital mandatory for all stock market intermediaries

Mohammad Mufazzal 2017-09-20 12:00:00

The regulator is readying a set of rules making it mandatory for all market intermediaries to maintain minimum capital to avert risks of their doing business on the capital market.   After the...

PM urges OIC to resolve Rohingya crisis

PM urges OIC to resolve Rohingya crisis

-- 2017-09-20 12:00:00

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called upon the OIC member states to show a unity for solving the Rohingya crisis before it is too late.   "I call upon OIC countries to show a unity to solve t...

Int'l  confce on business, management Thursday

Int'l confce on business, management Thursday

FE Online Desk 2017-09-20 12:00:00

A two-day international conference titled '1st International Conference on Business and Management', arranged by BRAC Business School of BRAC University begins Thursday at The Westin, Dhaka.  ...

50 hospitalised after meal at wedding

50 hospitalised after meal at wedding

-- 2017-09-20 12:00:00

At least 50 people of Singarol village in Pirganj upazila have been hospitalised since Tuesday evening after they fell sick due to suspected food poisoning.   Pirganj upazila administration has...

Painting sector remains sluggish despite growth potential

Painting sector remains sluggish despite growth potential

Saif Uddin 2017-09-20 12:00:00

The country's painting sector, despite having immense potential, is not flourishing at an expected level mainly due to inadequate curating facilities and limited art collectors, insiders have said. &...

4G network by December: Tarana

4G network by December: Tarana

-- 2017-09-20 12:00:00

Bangladesh government is aiming to launch the 4G service by December this year to ensure the fastest data service for mobile phone subscribers of the country.   State Minister for Posts and Tel...

Six die in Munshiganj textile mill fire

Six die in Munshiganj textile mill fire

-- 2017-09-20 12:00:00

Six workers, including a woman has died after a fire erupted at a textile factory in Munshiganj. The incident was reported Wednesday morning from the factory of Ideal Textile Mill in Charmuktarpur are...

OIC urges UNSC to take immediate action on Rohingya crisis

OIC urges UNSC to take immediate action on Rohingya crisis

-- 2017-09-20 12:00:00

The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation called upon the United Nations Security Council to take “immediate action” on Myanmar to stop the Rohingya crisis.   The ogranisation also ur...

PM stresses on women empowerment to achieve SDGs

PM stresses on women empowerment to achieve SDGs

-- 2017-09-20 12:00:00

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina stressed on ensuring education, training, right tools and access to equal opportunities for women to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).   "Women empowerm...

US pledges $32 million for Rohingya refugees

US pledges $32 million for Rohingya refugees

-- 2017-09-20 12:00:00

The United States will provide nearly $32 million for humanitarian assistance to Rohingya Muslims displaced by sectarian violence in Myanmar, reports bdnews24.com.   The money aid would addres...

Trump urges UN action to end Rohingya crisis: Pence

Trump urges UN action to end Rohingya crisis: Pence

-- 2017-09-20 12:00:00

US President Donald Trump has urged the United Nations Security Council to take “strong and swift action” to bring Myanmar’s Rohingya crisis to an end. Vice President Mike Pence sai...

SoEs run deep in debt for government indifference

SoEs run deep in debt for government indifference

Jasim Uddin Haroon 2017-09-20 11:27:58

State-owned enterprises (SoEs) run deep in debt, as of latest calculations, as repayment rates stand much lower than borrowings for government's indifference towards their reform.   People fami...

Electrocution kills two in Magura

Electrocution kills two in Magura

-- 2017-09-20 11:27:48

Two friends died from electrocution at a poultry farm in Alamkhali village under Sadar upazila of Magura on Tuesday night.    Police said Titul Hossain, 28, and Hasan Ali, 26, residents of...

Miscreants hack ex-UP member dead

Miscreants hack ex-UP member dead

-- 2017-09-20 10:54:35

Former member of a union parishad was hacked to death by miscreants at Shibpur village under Atgharia upazila in Pabna on Tuesday night.   The deceased, Abu Daud (45) was a son of late Latif Mu...

PM expresses shock at loss of lives in Mexico quake

PM expresses shock at loss of lives in Mexico quake

-- 2017-09-20 08:31:40

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday expressed profound shock and deepest condolence at the loss of lives and devastation caused by a massive earthquake in Mexico.   In a message of condol...

Mirpur militant den: House owner on three-day remand

Mirpur militant den: House owner on three-day remand

-- 2017-09-20 05:50:07

A court granted three-day remand to interrogate owner of the suspected militant den at Mirpur area of Dhaka in an explosive case. Dhaka third Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Lutfur Rahman Sis...

Court issues arrest warrant against Imran H Sarker

Court issues arrest warrant against Imran H Sarker

-- 2017-09-20 05:25:23

A court issued warrant for the arrest of Ganajagaran Manch spokesperson Imran H Sarker and cultural activist Sanatan Ullash in a defamation case filed for 'their derogatory remarks about Prime Ministe...

PM asks AL leaders to remain alert about behaviour

PM asks AL leaders to remain alert about behaviour

-- 2017-09-20 04:42:28

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina asked Awami League leaders and activists to remain alert about their behaviour.   "You will have to remain alert regarding your behaviour and attitude, you will hav...

Customs seizes 20 gold bars worth Tk 10m

Customs seizes 20 gold bars worth Tk 10m

-- 2017-09-20 01:22:39

Customs officials seized 20 gold bars worth about Tk 10 million (1 crore) from a flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the city on Wednesday.   Dr Moi...

Entire Dhk-Ctg highway develops cracks

Entire Dhk-Ctg highway develops cracks

Munima Sultana 2017-09-19 12:49:45

Cracks have developed along the entire Dhaka-Chittagong highway within a year of its expansion work completion.This has forced the authority concerned to undertake a maintenance project for five years...

Weeklong Hilsa fest kicks off in Chandpur

Weeklong Hilsa fest kicks off in Chandpur

-- 2017-09-19 12:46:09

CHANDPUR, Sept 18 (UNB): The weeklong '9th Chaturanga Hilsa Festival-2017' began amid enthusiasm at the Shipakola Academy premises in Chandpur town on Sunday.Chaturanga, a leading cultural organisatio...

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...

Teen’s decomposed body found in city lake

Teen’s decomposed body found in city lake

FE Online Desk 2017-09-19 12:00:00

Police recovered the decomposed body of an unidentified teenager from capital Dhaka’s Dhanmondi Lake on Tuesday morning.   Being informed by locals, police recovered the half-molten flo...

Expect no help from Trump on Rohingyas: PM

Expect no help from Trump on Rohingyas: PM

Reuters 2017-09-19 12:00:00

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said she spoke to US President Donald Trump on Monday about Rohingya Muslims flooding into her country from Myanmar, but she expects no help from him as he has...

Influx of Rohingyas continuing through Ukhia, Teknaf

Influx of Rohingyas continuing through Ukhia, Teknaf

A Correspondent 2017-09-19 12:00:00

COX'S BAZAR, Sept 18: Exodus of fleeing Rohingyas from the troubled Rakhine State of Myanmar continued through different borders in Ukhia and Teknaf upazilas of Cox's Bazar district till Sunday evenin...

Garment export to Europe on upturn

Garment export to Europe on upturn

Monira Munni 2017-09-19 12:00:00

Apparel exports to major European markets rose significantly during the first two months of the current fiscal, according to data, in a turnaround from a past crisis. Exporters and experts attribu...

Mahalaya being celebrated

Mahalaya being celebrated

-- 2017-09-19 12:00:00

The auspicious occasion of Mahalaya, where Goddess Durga is invoked, is being celebrated today (Tuesday) across the country amidst ritual festivity among Hindus.   Mahalaya marks the end of Pit...

BGB seizes firecrackers in Habiganj

BGB seizes firecrackers in Habiganj

FE Online Desk 2017-09-19 12:00:00

Members of the Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) seized 25,500 pieces of Indian firecrackers from Madhabpur upazila of Habiganj district in Sylhet on early Tuesday.   Lt. Col Asaduzzaman Chowdhury,...

Indian couple held with arms

Indian couple held with arms

-- 2017-09-19 12:00:00

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested an Indian couple with arms and ammunitions from Bagichpara area of Sibganj upazila in the district on early Tuesday.   The arrestees are identified as Kadi...

Three killed in stampede for aid near Rohingya camp

Three killed in stampede for aid near Rohingya camp

-- 2017-09-19 12:00:00

One woman and two children were killed in a stampede for unofficial handouts of clothing near a Rohingya refugee camp, aid agencies say.   The three people -- whose names and ages have not been...