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Dhaka,  Fri,  06 May 2016
May 6, 2016, 12:30 am
The yields from both government treasury bills and bonds started to rise from April after more than two years, ending frustrations of banks concerned. People familiar with the development said the government borrowing began rising in recent months leading to hike
May 6, 2016, 12:29 am
The central bank has given its nod to appointment of four independent directors for Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited (IBBL), paving way for their joining its next meeting. The new directors are - IBBL former executive president M Azizul Huq, chairman
Both hunger and under-nutrition remain serious challenges in Bangladesh despite significant gain in this area, according to a study. Bangladesh was ranked 7th in 2015, having comparatively better position than that of India and Pakistan, according to Global Hunger Index (GHI) of International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). The IFPRI research said access to food remains a challenge for Bangladesh, although aggregate food supplies and caloric intake have increased. The large poor population is food insecure as people lack resources to access an adequate diet. IFPRI representative in Bangladesh Dr Akhter Ahmed revealed the research findings at a programme organised by Compact 2025
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The Jatiya Sangsad (parliament) on Wednesday unanimously passed two bills seeking to raise the remuneration and privileges of the President and the Prime Minister. With the passage of the bills, the monthly remuneration of the President and the Prime Minister has
Terming haors, baors and wetlands as the lifeline of the country, Prime Minister (PM) Sheikh Hasina stressed on Thursday the need for proper utilisation of these resources for the betterment of people, report agencies. "Bangladesh is a riverine country and haors, baors and wetlands are the lifeline and resources of the country. We'll have to properly utilise these resources," the PM
The two-day Muscle Mania Bodybuilding Competition began in the city on Thursday, reports UNB. A total of 40 bodybuilders from different clubs and gymnasiums are taking part in six weight categories--60, 65, 70, 75, 80 and 80+ kgs--of the competitions at the NSC Tower auditorium. The final round of the competition will be held today (Friday). The super-excellent round of the meet with
Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) at a meeting on Thursday turned down the plea for giving the non-compliant factories more time for introducing workers' biometric database, sources said. Rather, the apparel sector trade-body decided that it will resume services to those factories only after their enrolment in the database system, they added. On May 01, the organisation had put on hold providing the services to some of its members for their failure to register in the workers' biometric database service. "The ...
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CHITTAGONG, May 5: When in this dry atmosphere people are suffering from extreme heat, a band of young students from
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Dhaka, May 5: Bangladesh off-cutter sensation Mustafizur Rahamn, who is mesmerising the world cricket fraternity with magical bowling action from
DHAKA, May 5: The International Day of the Midwife (IDM) was celebrated in the country on Thursday paying tributes to midwives around the world.   On the occasion, a programme was held on the Bangla Academy premises.   Dr Biman Kumar Shaha, Additional Secretary of the Health and Family Welfare Ministry, in his keynote speech professed his support for the midwifery profession.   He said the government of Bangladesh is working relentlessly to promote midwifery in Bangladesh, investing more money in educating young women in the ...
Ganajagaran Mancha has hailed the Supreme Court (SC) verdict upholding the death penalty for war criminal and Jamaat-e-Islami leader Motiur Rahman Nizami, reports bdnews24.com. Mancha spokesperson Imran H Sarker said the scrapping of Nizami's review plea against his death sentence brought to an end the 'hopeless' situation created by the 'unnecessary delays' in bringing to justice Bangladesh's war criminals. The SC verdict on Thursday will also pave the way for banning Jamaat-e-Islami, the party which actively opposed the Liberation War in 1971, Sarker ...

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