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    Azizul elected Pubali Bank chairman

    Business Desk | Updated at 12:00am on May 21, 2019

    M Azizul Huq has been elected as the chairman of Pubali Bank at its 1200th board meeting, said a press release. He started his banking...

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    Stocks slump as DSE announces Runner debut

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on May 21, 2019

    Dhaka stocks slumped on Monday, reversing the surge in the previous session as investors went for selling shares after Dhaka Stock Exchange on the day...

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    Google vs Huawei hits millions of smartphone users

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on May 21, 2019

    Hundreds of millions of smartphone users will be affected by Google’s decision to sever its Android operating system ties with Chinese handset maker Huawei.The decision,...

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    Google, Android system start cutting ties with Huawei

    Reuters . New York | Updated at 12:00am on May 21, 2019

    Alphabet Inc’s Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware, software and technical services except those publicly available via open source...

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    Bangladesh to stand for ILC convention on gender-based violence

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on May 21, 2019

    A tripartite consultative committee under the labour ministry on Monday decided that Bangladesh would stand for adopting a convention or recommendation on ‘Ending Violence and...

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    Saudi Arabia to tax e-cigarettes and more soft drinks

    Reuters . Dubai | Updated at 12:00am on May 20, 2019

    Saudi Arabia has imposed a special tax on electronic cigarettes and sugary drinks, extending similar taxes introduced in 2017 as it seeks to reduce a...

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    Huawei will not bow to US pressure: founder

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on May 20, 2019

    Chinese telecoms giant Huawei is ready to deal with Washington’s crackdown and will reduce its reliance on US components, its founder told Japanese media.President Donald...

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    Australia voters back PM Morrison’s faith in fossil fuel

    Reuters . Melbourne | Updated at 12:00am on May 20, 2019

    Australia’s re-elected prime minister Scott Morrison once brandished a lump of coal in parliament, crying, ‘This is coal - don’t be afraid!’ His surprise win...

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    Modi’s jobs deficit: largest J&J India plant idle 3 years after completion

    Reuters . Penjerla/New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on May 20, 2019

    It was supposed to be Johnson & Johnson’s biggest manufacturing plant in India. It was to eventually employ at least 1,500 people and help bring...

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    Agriculture census begins June 9

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on May 20, 2019

    The field-level collection of data for the Agriculture Census-2019 will begin in the country on June 9 and it will continue till June 20.During this...

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