• ADB to provide $200m to support women entrepreneurs

    DHAKA : The government today signed a $200 million loan agreements with Asian Development Bank (ADB) to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in rural Bangladesh. Economic Relations Division (ERD) Secretary (In-charge) Kazi Shofiqul Azam and the ADB Country Director in Bangladesh Kazuhiko Higuchi inked the loan agreement on behalf of their respective sides at ERD … বিস্তারিত »

  • BADC staffs working with life risk as office building vulnerable

    Nilphamari Correspondent, Abdur Razzaque : Officers and employees of Bangladesh agriculture development corporation (BADC) in Nilphamari are in serious life risk, as they have to do regular official works in a too old and vulnerable office building, which may collapse at any time. Sources in BADC inform that the important govt. department started to … বিস্তারিত »

  • 8pc GDP growth in next two-year: Muhith

    DHAKA : Finance Minister AMA Muhith today expressed his firm hope that the country would attain 8.0 percent GDP growth in next two-year. “Next two years will be very good for Bangladesh. It is highly optimistic to reach 8 percent growth at the end of next two-year,” he said while addressing as the chief guest … বিস্তারিত »

  • Govt firm to ensure compliance of RMG industry: PM

    DAVOS, Switzerland : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said her government is highly committed to ensuring compliance with regard to the readymade garment (RMG) industry. “The contribution of apparel and textile industry to our economy is immense. We are highly committed to ensure compliance with regard to labour rights, workplace safety and environmental standard in … বিস্তারিত »

  • Ashraf for maintaining quality to develop nation

    DHAKA : Public Administration Minister and Awami League Presidium Member Syed Ashraful Islam today called for marinating quality everywhere to take ahead the country. “We must have a level in our behavior and merit,” he told a seminar at BCSIR here. Bangladesh Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (BCSIR) arranged the seminar on “Chemical Metrology … বিস্তারিত »

  • President for united efforts to keep democratic process unhurt

    DHAKA : Terming the democracy and development as complementary to each other, President Abdul Hamid urged all to put united efforts so that the hard-earned democracy is not hampered in anyway. “I believe that all will put efforts to uphold the hard-earned independence and the spirit of Liberation War. All will have to play role … বিস্তারিত »

  • Ambiguity in power of attorney act, rules to clear soon

    DHAKA : Law Minister Anisul Huq today said ambiguity in the sections of Power of Attorney Act, 2012, and Power of Attorney Rules, 2015, will be cleared soon. “…not only that, ambiguity in some sections and sub-sections of Registration Rules, 2014, will also be cleared,” Huq said. The minister came up with the observations after … বিস্তারিত »

  • Tofail deplores Indian anti-dumping duty on jute products

    DHAKA : Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed today deplored the recent Indian imposition of anti-dumping duty on Bangladesh jute products, but hoped that the neighboring country would soon remove all trade barriers to further existing ties. “It is a matter of great regret that India has imposed anti-dumping duty on Bangladesh jute goods which are supposed … বিস্তারিত »

  • Govt ensures free flow of information

    SHERPUR : Agriculture Minister Begum Matia Chowdhury today said the Awami League (AL) led government has established the right to free flow of information as it did not make any partiality while giving license to private television channel. “Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina gave permission to private television channels at first after she assumed office. She … বিস্তারিত »