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Dhaka,  Mon,  01 May 2017
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May 1, 2017, 12:45 am
The central bank has advised the banks to fix rationally the exchange rate of local currency against the US dollar, officials and bankers said Sunday. The instruction was given at a review meeting on the recent foreign exchange market volatility at
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May 1, 2017, 12:43 am
The government's open market sale (OMS) has hardly made any visible impact on volatile rice prices amid insufficient supply and selection of unsuitable places for sale, said consumers. Meanwhile, coarse rice prices have witnessed a surge again and hit a record
Two foreign companies are set to get the city metro rail work despite their unsatisfactory performance in implementing two important infrastructure projects, sources said. The Dhaka Mass Rapid Transit Development (DMRTD) Project will sign agreements with the Sinohydro Corporation Limited and the Italian Thai Development Public Company on Wednesday on two component of the US$ 2.7 billion metro rail project. Sources said the two companies jointly won the work on infrastructure development for the depot site at Uttara. The Italian Thai Development Public Company has also been found qualified for constructing the 10-kilometre elevated tract of the speedy railway from Uttara to
The government is incorporating climate expenditure head in the next budget as Bangladesh's vulnerability to climate-change calamities is increasing while external adaptation funding looks uncertain. Such a development is happening at time when US president Donald Trump's somersault on a global
Speakers at a conference said on Sunday accounting professionals can lead the way to establish effective integrated financial reporting to ensure corporate good governance and sustainability. Accounting professionals are well positioned to enhance the confidence and credibility of stakeholders to promote and support the progressive application of global best practice in integrated reporting, they told the conference.  The Institute of Chartered Accountants
Workers in transport and re-rolling sectors do not get any appointment letters while the rate of issuing such papers is only 10 per cent in hotels and restaurants, according to a survey. More than 58 per cent of surveyed security guards did not have appointment letter while the rate is 32 per cent in private hospitals or clinics and diagnostic centres
MOSCOW, Apr 30 (TASS): Melania and Ivanka Trump allegedly have a "frosty" relationship, according to an article published by Vanity Fair. After two sources reportedly close to Melania said they noticed a "frostiness" between the two ladies, multiple media reports speculated that the frostiness could be due to the fact that Ivanka, Trump eldest daughter, is taking on more and more responsibilities in her father's administration, including filling the role of first lady in Melania's absence. Two unnamed sources in fashion and media ...
BEIJING: China successfully conducted maiden glide test of its first amphibious aircraft AG600, stated to be the largest in the world, in the southern Chinese city of Zhuhai, according to a global media report. The glide test was conducted on Saturday. Other tests and check-ups are under way, according to the China Aviation Industry General Aircraft Co Ltd. Designed to be the world’s largest amphibious aircraft, the 37-metre AG600 with a wingspan of 38.8 metres, has a maximum take-off weight of 53.5 ...
17 universities, sixteen public and one private, Sunday signed agreements with University Grants Commission (UGC) to implement 38 sub-projects for the improvement of teaching and learning of the universities. The agreements signing ceremony was held at the UGC auditorium in the city in the presence of UGC Chairman Professor Abdul Mannan as chief guest. UGC members Professor Dr. Dil Afroza Begum, and Professor Dr. Md. Akhtar Hossain attended the function as special gusts with another UGC member Professor Dr. Mohammad Yousuf Ali ...
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Bangladesh ODI captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza left England for home as his wife Sumana Haque has been hospitalised since Saturday
NEW DELHI:  In Andhra Pradesh’s Gudivada village, Mastanamma squats on the ground as she chops vegetables, stirs pots and prods the fire in front of her. She’s 106-years-old, but that doesn’t diminish her enthusiasm for cooking. In fact, ever since she became a viral YouTube sensation and the world’s oldest YouTube star, her passion for cooking has only increased, according to a global media report. Through her channel Country Foods, Mastanamma teaches her millions of followers the traditional way of cooking, using ...
Jatiyatabadi Sramik Dal, labour front of BNP, has decided to bring out a procession in Dhaka city on Monday to mark the May Day. Sramik Dal’s secretary Nurul Islam Khan Nasim made the announcement at a press conference at BNP’s Nayapaltan central office on Sunday. He said the police denied them permission for holding a workers' gathering on May 1 at Suhrawardy Udyan. Nasim said Sramik Dal has decided to bring out a procession from in front of BNP’s Nayapaltan at 10:00am on ...
An Awami League (AL) leader was found hanging in a hotel of Cox's Bazar town on Sunday afternoon, reports UNB. Police identified the deceased as Dr Md Ismail, 48, ex-vice president of Bandarban district’s Naikhangchhari Upazila unit of the AL. Police said Ismail rented a room of 'Hotel Palongki' on Friday. Hotel staff found him hanging in the room and informed police who recovered the body on Sunday.   ...
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