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Sreemangal tea auction centre opens in December

-- November 25, 2017 18:19:33

The second tea auction centre of Bangladesh will be opened at Sreemangal of Moulvibazar from next month. The government has already approved the tea auction centre in the district. Currently the port...

China cuts coal dependency to prevent environmental degradation

Jubair Hasan November 25, 2017 18:14:40

China, the world's largest consumer of coal, has started reducing dependency on the fossil fuel to protect environment from being heavily polluted. To lessen the emission of Sulphur Dioxide (SO2), th...

Dhaka commuters to experience new ride service

-- November 25, 2017 18:02:20

A new mobile app based ride service is set to be launched in Dhaka from the beginning of next month. The app EZZYR, downloadable from Google play store, has a resource pool of cars, motorbikes and th...

MIB Spirit arranges Winter Meet-Up 2017

FE Online Desk November 25, 2017 16:04:01

Lifestyle brand MIB Spirit – Made in Bangladesh has organised the Winter Meet-Up 2017 in Dhaka recently. The MIB Spirit celebrates each seasons as their flagship event. The brand extends invita...

ONE Bank opens new branch in Ctg

FE Online Desk November 25, 2017 15:45:36

ONE Bank Limited has opened its 90st branch at Muradpur area in Chittagong recently. Sayeed H Chowdhury, Chairman of ONE Bank Limited, formally inaugurated the branch, according to a press release....

Biman declares discount offer on ‘New Year’

-- November 25, 2017 15:05:41

Biman Bangladesh Airlines has declared discount offer to numbers of its international route especially to some popular outbound tourist destinations centering the New Year. Under the offer, Biman of...

Karnaphuli Insurance opens Pabna branch

FE Online Desk November 25, 2017 14:24:52

Karnaphuli Insurance Company Limited has opened its 28th branch in Pabna recently. Nasir Uddin ahmed, Vice-Chairman of the company, inaugurated the branch, according to a media statement. Chief Exec...

Onion prices soaring

-- November 25, 2017 12:32:54

After a little drop, the price of onions has risen up to Tk 100 per kilogram to slash household budget estimates in the country. The rise follows India’s decision to curb exports of the ‘...

Asif Chy obtains Gusi Peace Prize

-- November 25, 2017 11:09:35

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Chowdhury Group Asif A. Chowdhury has been awarded with prestigious Gusi Peace prize in Manila. The Gusi Peace Foundation mentioned the passionate commitment and con...

1.9m may submit returns this yr

FE Report November 24, 2017 23:53:35

The Income Tax Week-2017 began across the country on Friday to provide tax-related services and help the taxpayers to have their returns filed without any hassle. Aiming to collect more taxes, the Na...

Singapore Airlines selects Airbus to overhaul A380 fleet

-- November 24, 2017 21:02:54

Airbus has been selected by Singapore Airlines to provide cabin retrofit services for 14 A380 aircraft currently in service with the carrier, reports Travel News. The retrofit programme, which will b...

Berger honours architects for excellence

FE Online Desk November 24, 2017 15:13:45

Berger Paints Bangladesh Limited, in association with Institute of Architects Bangladesh (IAB), has awarded architects for their excellence in different categories recently. Rupali Chowdhury, Manag...

Uber, Mahindra team up on electric vehicles

-- November 24, 2017 14:35:27

Ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies will partner with automaker Mahindra & Mahindra to add electric vehicles on its platform in India, the two companies said on Friday. Uber will deploy hundreds...

Bangladesh, Myanmar discuss trade under BCIM

-- November 24, 2017 13:45:22

Bangladesh and Myanmar have discussed ways to further strengthen cooperation in the areas of trade, energy and connectivity under Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar (BCIM) initiative. The discussion took...

3,077 new human haulers in 10 months

FE Online Report November 24, 2017 11:51:34

More than 3,000 new human haulers got registration across the country in the first 10 months of the ongoing calendar year. During January-October period of 2017, Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (...

FBCCI shows interest to deepen trade ties with Portugal

FE Report November 24, 2017 10:46:41

The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) requested on Thursday the Bangladeshi ambassador to Portugal to facilitate expansion of business with the European country. "Ban...

Nepal consumer market growing

Asjadul Kibria back from Kathmandu November 24, 2017 10:12:08

Bangladeshi manufacturers can tap the fast-growing consumer market in Nepal through proper marketing, according to the Bangladesh envoy in Kathmandu. "There is a good potential for many consumer prod...

Marks & Spencer to lift B'desh apparel import

FE Report November 24, 2017 00:52:23

Marks and Spencer (M&S) will scale up its sourcing from Bangladesh, a top official of the British retailer said. The company, which has doubled its sourcing in the last couple of years, is planni...

Euro zone business roars

-- November 24, 2017 00:50:58

Euro zone business growth is roaring ahead as the year draws to a close, surveys showed on Thursday, supporting the European Central Bank's move last month to announce a throttling back of its monetar...

OPEC chatroom dead as Qatar crisis hurts Gulf cooperation

-- November 24, 2017 00:48:08

OPEC's most powerful internal alliance, bringing together the oil producer group's Gulf members, is disintegrating fast. As a six-month-old spat between Saudi Arabia and Qatar deepens, the organisati...

Pran co to get $15m German loan

-- November 23, 2017 21:36:16

A PRAN-RFL Group company has signed a loan agreement worth USD 15 million with a German finance and development organisation. Banga Building Materials Limited (BBML), a sister concern of PRAN-RFL Gro...

Atgharia brinjal growers get fair prices

Our Correspondent November 23, 2017 20:54:22

PABNA, Nov 23: Farmers of Atghoria upazila have achieved a bumper production of brijal this year. They are also delighted for getting fair prices of their produce. The vegetable has great demand amo...

Robi’s revenue up by 35.8pc in nine months

-- November 23, 2017 19:48:51

Robi Axiata Limited’s revenue grew by 35.8 per cent to Tk 52.53 billion for the financial period ended 30 September 2017. According to the company, revenue grew due to increased subscriber base...

64pc RMG workers struggle to meet necessities: Survey

-- November 23, 2017 19:14:36

Most readymade garment (RMG) workers in Bangladesh cannot fulfil their basic necessities, shows a study. A survey conducted by IndustriALL Bangladesh Council (IBC) reveals that 64 per cent garment w...

Premier Bank inks deal with NLICL

FE Online Desk November 23, 2017 15:50:19

The Premier Bank Limited (PBL) has signed an agreement with National Life Insurance Company Limited (NLICL) on credit shield insurance plan programme at PBL’s head office, recently. According t...

DHL to invest €296.7m more in IT

-- November 23, 2017 15:34:00

The world's leading logistics company DHL plans to invest nearly RM 1.5 billion (296.7 million Euro) by the year 2020 for the further development of its IT services data centre in Cyberjaya of Malay...

Karmasangsthan Bank inaugurates training course

FE Online Desk November 23, 2017 14:31:40

Karmasangsthan Bank has kicked off a three-day training course titled “Training of Managers in Service” at its head office on Thursday. Parikshit Datta Choudhury, Chairman of Karmasangsth...

BERC to announce new power tariffs today

FE Online Desk November 23, 2017 14:17:52

Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) will announce new power tariffs today (Thursday). The regulator called a press conference at its office in Dhaka city at 3 in the afternoon, its Deputy...

Amazon launches Australia service

-- November 23, 2017 13:53:26

Amazon.com Inc’s  Australian arm began an order-taking trial on Thursday, giving life to the hype which has preceded its arrival in the world’s No. 12 economy and weighed on the share...

LankaBangla Finance inks MoU with Hotel Sarina

FE Online Desk November 23, 2017 12:56:52

LankaBangla Finance Limited (LBFL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Hotel Sarina, Dhaka recently to avail mutual benefits. Khurshed Alam, Head of Retail Finance of LankaBangla and...