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State jute mills to be shut due to increasing forfeiture: Jute minister

State owned Bangladesh Jute Mills Corporation (BJMC) will be halting operations to stop piling up losses, textiles and jute minister Golam Dastagir said

Two workers work at a jute mill

Bangladesh for equitable sharing of marine resources

Permanent representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations ambassador Rabab Fatima has said they will require access to equitable sharing of marine resources, especially in areas beyond national ...

Bangladesh for equitable sharing of marine resources

Coronavirus casts gloom on tourism in Rangamati, Bandarban

The global outbreak of the COVID-19 has affected life and economy unlike anything the world has ever seen. The travel restrictions over the pandemic wreaked havoc on the transport and tourism sectors.

Boga Lake is a wonder for tourists. No one exactly knows how the mysterious water body, located 1200 feet above the hills, was created. Located in Ruma upazila of Bandarban district, the lake is surrounded by hills in three sides.

13pc people lost jobs due to COVID-19 pandemic: BIDS

About 13 per cent people have become unemployed in the country due to COVID-19 pandemic, according to a survey of Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS).

A man loses job amid coronavirus outbreak at  a traffic intersection, Pabna on 22 June 2020.

Bangladesh forex reserves hit new record of $35b amid pandemic

The foreign exchange reserves of the country has crossed $35 billion mark for the first time.

Bangladesh forex reserves hit record high amid virus crisis.

WB approves $500m to help Bangladesh’s road connectivity

The World Bank has approved $500 million to help Bangladesh improve road connectivity along the Jashore-Jhenaidah corridor covering four western districts

WB approves $500m to help Bangladesh’s road connectivity

Bangladesh-India joint venture to benefit both in COVID-19: FBCCI

FBCCI president Sheikh Fazle Fahim has said job creation and investments through joint venture of Bangladesh and India is the best way to benefit both the nations to stimulate the economy amid the ...

FBCCI president Sheikh Fazle Fahim addresses a webinar titled 'India-Bangladesh Trade and Investment: Stakeholders Interaction,' organised by Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industries on 22 June 2020

Govt to provide financial assistance to tanners: Minister

In an effort to boost the tannery industries ahead of the Eid-ul-Azha, the government will take necessary steps to ensure financial assistance to the traders, industries minister Nurul Majid Mahmud ...

Govt to provide financial assistance to tanners: Minister

ECNEC approves 10 projects of Tk 94.60b

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) on Sunday approved 10 projects of an overall estimated cost of Tk 94.60 billion, including a Tk 64.76 billion project to allocate fund ...

ECNEC approves 10 projects of Tk 94.60b

WB provides Bangladesh over US$ 1b to create quality jobs

The World Bank has approved $1.05 billion for three projects to help Bangladesh create quality jobs and accelerate economic recovery from the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, pandemic as well as ...

WB provides Bangladesh over US$ 1b to create quality jobs
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