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BAPEX confirms newfound gas in Bhola

Agencies November 01, 2017 13:01:32

Bangladesh Petroleum Exploration and Production Company (BAPEX) has confirmed existence of high-pressured extractable natural gas three kilometres off Shahbazpur Gas Field in Bhola. BAPEX’s Dep...

NBR requests BB to freeze Premier Bank’s account

FE Report November 01, 2017 09:51:01

The National Board of Revenue (NBR) Tuesday requested the Bangladesh Bank (BB) to freeze the current account of Premier Bank Limited as a strategy to realise taxes worth Tk 201 million that the privat...

Onion import likely to mark rise

-- October 31, 2017 23:13:30

The government is contemplating to add more countries other than India in their list of countries to import onion in a bid to bring down the commodity’s price, said officials. "We are trying to...

CSR confce to focus on RMG

-- October 31, 2017 17:16:44

The ensuing international conference and expo on corporate social responsibility (CSR) in Dhaka will have special focus on the readymade garments (RMG) sector, organisers said. The event will take pl...

Oil stable as OPEC-led supply cuts tighten market

-- October 31, 2017 14:58:23

Oil prices were stable on Tuesday, supported by a tightening market due to ongoing OPEC-led efforts to cut supplies, although the prospect of rising US shale output dragged. Brent crude futures, the...

Dollar touches one-week low versus yen

-- October 31, 2017 14:49:00

The dollar touched a one-week low versus the yen on Tuesday as investors turned cautious following news that investigators probing Russian interference in the US election had charged President Donald...

Gold price holds steady

-- October 31, 2017 14:18:48

Gold price held steady on Tuesday as the dollar eased after reports that two former aides of US President Donald Trump were charged by federal authorities probing Russian interference in the 2016 e...

New Suzuki Gixxer SF unveiled

FE Online Desk October 31, 2017 11:39:57

Suzuki, Rancon Motorbikes Ltd recently unveiled the new Suzuki Gixxer SF at its flagship showroom in Gulshan Tejgaon Link Road, said a statement. Mr. Rashed Hasan, Head of Sales and Ms. Sumaiya Lodi,...

DTCA amending metro law to suit subway construction

Munima Sultana October 31, 2017 10:09:47

Within over two years of enactment, the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) Act is being amended to suit construction of subway as government high-ups want the high-speed train lines installed underground. Offi...

SIBL witnesses sudden management shakeup

FE Report October 31, 2017 09:52:17

Islamic shariah-based Social Islami Bank Ltd (SIBL) saw a sudden management shakeup, with its top brass making an unceremonious exit. Sources close to the bank said the major changes to the board and...

Thrust on boosting export of value-added farm products

FE Report October 31, 2017 00:52:00

Distinguished Fellow of Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) Dr Mustafizur Rahman speaks at a roundtable - 'Towards making Bangladesh an important trade and investment destination in South Asia: Challenge...

Khan Bahadur Gr to expand business in agro, food products, telecom

Adnan Hossain Bhuiyan October 31, 2017 00:48:13

Having successful in the country's commodity market, the Khan Bahadur Group now eyes expanding its business especially in the areas of agro products, fast-food chain, and telecommunication. Establish...

Oil prices move up as output cut likely to continue

-- October 30, 2017 21:01:02

Brent oil held above $60 a barrel on Monday, near its highest since mid-2015, on expectations that OPEC-led production cuts would be extended beyond March although rising Iraqi exports put a lid on pr...

China firm looks for BD housing partners

-- October 30, 2017 18:03:44

A leading Chinese construction company is looking for reliable partners in Bangladesh and other potential markets in South Asia and beyond to address growing housing and high-rise building constructio...

Global oil prices rise on output cut hopes

-- October 30, 2017 15:57:35

Oil prices rose on Monday, with Brent remaining above $60 per barrel on expectations that an OPEC-led production cut due to expire next March would be extended. Brent crude futures LCOc1, the interna...

GM settles $13.9m lawsuit over safety defects

-- October 30, 2017 15:22:56

General Motors Co agreed to a $13.9 million settlement with Orange County, California after prosecutors accused the Detroit automaker of intentionally concealing serious safety defects including those...

Linnex wins Golden Globe-Tigers award

FE Online report October 30, 2017 15:11:29

Linnex, sister concern of Bengal Group of Industries, has won the ‘Golden Globe Tigers award 2017’ in electrical durable sector as emerging brand. Zunaid Ahmed Palak, State Minister for...

NRBC Bank opens new branch in Comilla

FE Online Desk October 30, 2017 14:34:39

NRB Commercial Bank Limited (NRBC) has opened its 55th branch at Haji Moksed Ali Tower in Laksam upazila of Comilla with state of the art banking services. Sponsor Director of the Bank Loquit Ullah i...

WebAble wins ‘Digital Agency of The Year-2017’

FE Online Desk October 30, 2017 13:47:23

WebAble Digital, a pioneer in digital marketing in Bangladesh, has won the “Digital Agency of The Year-2017” award for excellence and leadership in branding and marketing. Zunaid Ahmed Pa...

Janata Bank organises seminar on Foreign Exchange

-- October 29, 2017 22:49:49

Janata Bank Friday organised a seminar on worldwide trade and exchanging money in Dhaka. The seminar titled ‘Foreign Exchange and International Trade Finance’, was held at Janata Bank sta...

Watchdog wants NRB, Farmers’ Bank ‘graft’ probe

-- October 29, 2017 21:37:38

A parliamentary watchdog has suggested the Bangladesh Bank to investigate further into the alleged irregularities and corruption in Farmers' Bank and NRB Commercial Bank. It also called for ensuring...

Uber to launch bike-sharing service

-- October 29, 2017 20:41:12

Uber, the world's largest on-demand ride-sharing company, is going to launch a bike-sharing service in the capital soon.  According to Uber official, the bike-sharing service, ‘UberMOTO&rs...

Bangladesh-Canada air connectivity soon

-- October 29, 2017 20:39:48

Air Canada is set to start its operation from Toronto to Dhaka soon via New Delhi as per the Air Service Agreement, signed recently between Bangladesh and Canada. This was revealed on Sunday when new...

Thrust on tourism to provide opportunities for disabled people

-- October 29, 2017 20:19:03

Tourism and hospitality sector can provide persons having neurodevelopmental disabilities with a wide range of employment opportunities. Representatives from the hospitality and tourism sector of Ban...

Maruti to move to electric cars

Reuters October 29, 2017 11:20:22

Maruti Suzuki India, the country’s biggest carmaker, said on Friday it planned to build electric cars as the government strives to electrify all new vehicles by 2030, though it didn’t give...

BD's per capita protein consumption soars

FHM Humayan Kabir October 29, 2017 10:37:33

Bangladesh's per capita protein consumption especially chicken and egg has increased significantly as the local poultry industry plays a vital role in this regard, experts said Saturday. Bangladesh B...

Most land customs stations prove do-nothings

Doulot Akter Mala October 29, 2017 10:04:57

Nearly 80 per cent of the country's land customs stations currently lie as do-nothings for lack of export-import operations, in a sheer waste of public money, sources said. The number of active Land...

Online VAT return submission starts Wednesday

-- October 28, 2017 19:54:37

Taxpayers will be able to submit their Value Added Tax return online from Wednesday next (November 1).  A senior VAT official said the system will run for six months before it becomes permanent....

Overseas jobs surge by 35pc

FE Report October 28, 2017 19:43:55

The country's overseas employment surged by about 35 per cent in the nine months to September, led by Saudi Arabia. The official figure showed that some 736,461 Bangladeshis found jobs abroad in the...

Marcel digital campaign draws customers’ attention

-- October 28, 2017 17:53:50

Three-month long Digital Registration Campaign of Marcel is drawing customer’s attention across the country. Everyday buyers have an opportunity of getting cash vouchers, ranging from Tk 300 to...