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SirriS, environment-friendly, cost-efficient irrigation system

SM Najmus Sakib December 01, 2019 18:40:38

A team of local researchers have successfully devised and introduced a smart irrigation system that can considerably reduce the cost of irrigation and cultivation for farmers in Bangladesh and also cu...

Finance professionals should embrace new technologies: Speakers

-- December 01, 2019 16:45:51

Finance professionals should embrace new technologies and upgrade their skills in order to stay relevant in the fast-changing world, speakers said at a discussion recently. The round-table meeting wa...

EXIM Bank opens 127th branch at Shariatpur

FE Online Desk December 01, 2019 13:46:36

  Export Import Bank of Bangladesh Limited inaugurated its 127th branch at Shariatpur. Deputy Commisonar of Shariatpur Kazi Abu Taher was present as the chief guest and inaugurated the branch o...

FSIBL workshop on investment classification

FE Online Desk December 01, 2019 13:39:28

First Security Islami Bank Ltd. organized a workshop on investment classification on November 30, 2019 at FSIBL Training Institute. Mr. Syed Waseque Md Ali, Managing Director, First Security Islami B...

Shippers’ Council of BD attends ASA meeting in KL

FE Online Desk December 01, 2019 13:03:12

The annual meeting of Asian Shippers’ Alliance (ASA) was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 25-26 November, 2019. The meeting was organized by Malaysian National Shippers’ Council. A four-...

Black Friday shoppers make $7billion-plus splurge online

-- December 01, 2019 12:00:53

US shoppers made more purchases online on Black Friday than in the mall - hurting traffic and sales at brick-and-mortar stores, according to data that offered a glimpse into what is still one of the b...

Over 140 business houses picked as top VAT payers

FE REPORT December 01, 2019 10:35:37

The National Board of Revenue, or NBR, has nominated a total of 144 national and district level companies and businesses as highest VAT payers. Of the businesses, nine companies will receive the nati...

Potato price hike adds to consumers' woes

YASIR WARDAD December 01, 2019 10:29:30

Potato prices witnessed a fresh hike on Saturday adding to the woes of consumers. The price rise happened when onion remained unchanged at its high at Tk 160-240 a kg depending on varieties. Prices...

Tiger Energy representatives visit BD

FE Online Report November 30, 2019 21:19:03

Representative of Tiger Energy, a world-renowned coal mining company, visited Bangladesh being invited by country’s reputed coal importer JHM Internation, says a press release. Tiger Energy Reg...

Int’l Ceramic Expo to begin Dec 5

-- November 30, 2019 19:44:29

A three-day international ceramic exposition will kick off in the city from December 5 to facilitate universal exposure of the country’s ceramic manufacturers. Bangladesh Ceramic Manufacturers...

Urban leaders power the future with Oracle

FE Online Desk November 30, 2019 12:58:42

Data is at the core of successful smart city innovation, according to new research from Oracle and economic and urban research consultancy ESI ThoughtLab. The Building a Hyperconnected City ...

EBL opens Agent Banking outlet at Rangunia

FE Online Desk November 30, 2019 12:14:34

Eastern Bank Limited (EBL) has recently opened an Agent Banking outlet of the bank at Rangunia of Chattogram. M Khorshed Anowar, head of Retail and SME Banking of EBL inaugurated the outlet, accordin...

US online shoppers spend $4.2b on Thanksgiving

-- November 30, 2019 11:46:44

US online shoppers spent 4.2 billion dollars on Thanksgiving, up by 14.5 per cent from last year and reaching a record high, according to the web analytics tool Adobe Analytics. The top three online...

Mercedes-Benz owner Daimler to cut 10,000 jobs worldwide

-- November 30, 2019 11:38:43

Daimler, the German carmaker that owns Mercedes-Benz, has said it will shed at least 10,000 jobs worldwide as it seeks to fund the switch to electric cars. Daimler personnel chief Wilfried Porth told...

Onion price manipulation: NSI identifies 16 traders, 13 commission agents

REZAUL KARIM November 30, 2019 10:29:15

The National Security Intelligence (NSI), the country's major civilian intelligence agency, has identified some 29 businesses who were allegedly behind the recent rise in onion prices in the country....

Edible oil prices up for no reason

FE Report November 30, 2019 10:22:19

The prices of edible oils have soared despite a fall in the prices of the commodity in the global market over the last couple of months. Soya bean oil (loose) increased to Tk 85-88 per litre -- a Tk...

Fund crunch tying hands of SME

SAJIBUR RAHMAN November 30, 2019 10:16:18

The SME Foundation has been facing a shortage of funds for long, badly affecting its 'mandated' activities, according to a study. The study, conducted by Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies...

Daimler to cut thousands of jobs worldwide by end of 2022

Reuters November 29, 2019 17:29:39

Daimler on Friday announced to cut thousands of jobs across the globe by the end of 2022 after reaching an agreement on its plans with labour unions. It marks the third announcement on cost cuts this...

Bangladesh receives ‘Best Designed Pavilion’ award at Nigeria Expo

-- November 29, 2019 13:26:24

Bangladesh Pavilion at the International Arts and Crafts (INAC) Expo in Nigeria has been awarded as the ‘Best Designed Pavilion’ sharing the recognition with China and India. Bangladesh H...

China limits number of rides drivers can offer through car-pooling services

-- November 29, 2019 11:54:30

China’s Ministry of Transport said car-pooling services have to limit the daily number of rides drivers can offer through apps such as Didi Chuxing’s Hitch, which began trial operations th...

World Bank suggests housing commission to ease financing

SYFUL ISLAM November 29, 2019 10:27:59

The World Bank (WB) has made a set of recommendations, including setting up an Affordable Housing Commission, to make housing finance more available to people. Its other suggestions include setting u...

Another week of soaring prices

FE REPORT November 29, 2019 10:06:11

Most of the key kitchen commodities, including onion, fish, flour, garlic, sugar and cardamom, witnessed a further price hike at retail outlets last week. Vegetable prices showed a mixed trend. The o...

Daraz brings Fatafati Friday for fifth time

FE Online Report November 28, 2019 19:29:56

Following the success of the last four years, Daraz Bangladesh (daraz.com.bd) has arranged the popular shopping event Daraz Fatafati Friday (known as Black Friday) for the fifth time, says a press rel...

NOVOAIR to operate six flights on Dhaka-Cox’s Bazar route

-- November 28, 2019 19:18:00

NOVOAIR, a private airlines of the country, has increased its domestic flights to Cox’s Bazar responding to passengers’ demand. NOVOAIR is going to operate six flights on Dhaka-Cox’...

EBL signs agreement with Studio Bibiana

-- November 28, 2019 18:30:22

M Khorshed Anowar, head of Retail and SME Banking of Eastern Bank Limited (EBL) and Lipi Khandker, owner of Studio Bibiana Limited signed a partnership discount in Dhaka recently, says a press release...

Super Hostel renames to Super Home

FE ONLINE REPORT November 28, 2019 15:19:36

Super Hostel, a project of a Chinese-run Neways International Company Ltd, has been renamed as Super Home to provide homely environment and make a hassle-free life for singles and students. Since its...

Exclusive wedding package at Amari Dhaka

FE Online Desk November 28, 2019 13:51:48

Amari Dhaka is offering an exclusive wedding package aiming to make one's vision of a perfect wedding into a reality. The hotel promises a wedding celebration that is personalised and memorable - jus...

Unipec, Vitol bid best to supply 1.06m tonnes of fuel oil

M Azizur Rahman November 28, 2019 10:25:18

Unipec Singapore and Vitol Asia have offered best bids to supply 1.06 million tonnes of refined fuel oil products to Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation (BPC) next year. The companies, if chosen finally...

Major currencies hardly budge, trapped by US-China trade talks

-- November 27, 2019 22:01:27

Major currencies hardly budged on Wednesday as traders looked ahead to the final outcome of US-China trade talks and a shortened holiday week in the United States (US), reports Reuters. Against the y...

Indian ride-sharing firm Ola to launch in London

-- November 27, 2019 13:14:16

Indian ride-sharing firm Ola has begun signing up drivers in London ahead of plans to launch services in the capital "in the coming weeks". It comes days after rival Uber was denied a new licence to...