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Dhaka,  Wed,  26 July 2017
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July 26, 2017, 12:48 am
Containing inflation and boosting investment particularly in productive sectors for maximum economic growth alongside job creation are at the core of the first-half (H1) yearly monetary policy the central bank is going to announce today (Wednesday). Bangladesh Bank (BB) Governor Fazle
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July 26, 2017, 12:45 am
Finer rice varieties are still trading at high prices in the city markets although paddy prices witnessed a fall in the milling hubs across the country over a month. Market observers said traders are cashing in on the downtrend in paddy
State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid  has said that the overall power situation will further improve in the next one year as the government is working continuously in the transmission and gridlines in rural areas keeping in view the country's coveted economic progress. "Within the next one year, we expect the power situation in rural areas to improve further," he told the news agency on Tuesday after addressing the Deputy Commissioners (DCs) on the first day of their three-day conference at the cabinet division. The state minister sought all-out cooperation from the DCs to ensure steady power supply
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July 25, 2017, 1:05 pm
The revenue board will focus on checking illicit outflow of money through international trade after it found more than 80 per cent cases of money laundering taking place through this process, said NBR chief Md Nojibur Rahman. He said some of
Bangladesh has denounced the closure of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, the banning of Friday prayer and imposition of other restrictions around Al Haram Al Sharif by the Israeli authorities, reports UNB. Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali in a message to his Palestinian counterpart has conveyed Bangladesh's position, said the Foreign Ministry on Tuesday. The Foreign Minister also called upon the international community to
Bangladesh's state grains buyer has issued another international tender to purchase 50,000 tonnes of rice, European traders said on Tuesday. The tender deadline is August 08. Earlier, Bangladesh had also issued a separate tender for 50,000 tonnes of rice closing on July 27. This is the sixth rice tender issued by state grains agency since May while it is also
RAJSHAHI UNIVERSITY, July 24: The teachers of Rajshahi University (RU) rejected the draft of the formulation of the uniform policy for the teacher's up-graduation in all public universities by University Grants Commission (UGC). RU Teachers Association (RUTA) president Prof. Nazrul Islam and general secretary Dr. Ruhul Ameen signed a press release confirming the news. The release said earlier on Friday night all teachers representatives discussed about the forthcoming policy that would be formulated by UGC for the public varsities. After the mass discussion, ...
Benjamin Mendy has completed his £52 million transfer from Monaco to Manchester City to become the world's most expensive defender. The 23-year-old France left-back has signed a five-year deal. Mendy is City's fifth major signing of the summer, taking their spending to more than £200 million. "He is undoubtedly one of the world's best full-backs, our number one target in this position," said director of football Txiki Begiristain. Mendy played 34 times for Monaco last season and helped them to their first Ligue 1 ...
Hand washing with soap at critical times including before eating or preparing food and after using the toilet can reduce diarrhoea by more than 40 per cent while it can reduce incidence of acute respiratory infections by around 23 per cent. The statistics were revealed at a dialogue held Tuesday at a city hotel, organised by   global chemical giant BASF, which has been active in this part since 1966. The company also handed over a cheque for Tk 5.1 million to the ...
Awami League (AL) presidium member Mohammed Nasim said on Tuesday BNP is hatching conspiracy both at national and international levels to foil the next general elections, reports BSS. "BNP never did anything except hatching conspiracy . . . It is doing the same in London right now only to foil the next elections," he told journalists after a meeting of 14-party alliance at the AL president Sheikh Hasina's Dhanmondi political office in the city. Nasim, also health and family welfare minister, alleged ...
MAGURA, July 25: Magura Aus growers are expecting a bumper production this season. Aus paddy is very close to be harvested in the district. Hopefully Aus harvesting will be started in the district from early August. Incentive from government for Aus farmers and adequate rainfall in the district during Aus season has made the Aus growers optimistic of a bumper production. Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE), Magura informed, a total of 3,310 hectares of land were brought under Aus cultivation in the ...
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