• Images

    French farmers seek a pistachio bonanza

    Agence France-Presse . Marseille | Updated at 12:00am on June 24, 2019

    Pistachios are a staple of the vaunted French aperitif, but the nuts come from thousands of miles away — a situation a handful of farmers...

  • Images

    WTO chief says states preparing for trade court shutdown

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:00am on June 24, 2019

    The head of the World Trade Organisation said on Thursday that member states are preparing for a shutdown of the body’s dispute settlement system, following...

  • Images

    Aussie watchdog readies clampdown on Google, Facebook

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 12:00am on June 24, 2019

    Australia’s competition watchdog is poised to call for far-reaching new regulations on Facebook, Google and other tech giants which could have global ramifications for how...

  • Images

    India asks scooter, bike makers to draw up EV plan

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on June 24, 2019

    India’s central think-tank has asked scooter and motorbike manufacturers to draw up a plan to switch to electric vehicles, days after they publicly opposed the...

  • Images

    Asia Pacific General Insurance re-elects chair, vice-chair

    Business Desk | Updated at 12:00am on June 24, 2019

    Aftab ul Islam has been re-elected as chairman of the board of directors of the Asia Pacific General Insurance Compan, said a press release. Kashmiri...

  • Images

    Under Trump, currencies likely to become next global battleground

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on June 24, 2019

    President Donald Trump’s renewed focus on what he calls ‘unfair’ exchange rates could presage a new global battlefield that has the potential to do great...

  • Images

    Target to increase motorcycle production to 10 lakh yearly

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on June 24, 2019

    The government has set a target to increase the capacity of yearly motorcycle production to 10 lakh in 2027 which will also create an employment...

  • Images

    Coppertech listing time with DSE expires

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on June 24, 2019

    The scheduled time for listing of little-known Coppertech Industries Ltd with the Dhaka Stock Exchange expired on Sunday amid controversy over fabrication of the company’s...

  • Images

    Stocks dip for 2nd day as nervy trading continues

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on June 24, 2019

    Dhaka stocks dropped for the second day on Sunday amid a decline in share prices of two-thirds of the traded scrips and a plunge in...

  • Images

    Gold exports to get bond facility: NBR chair

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on June 24, 2019

    National Board of Revenue chairman Mosharraf Hossain Bhuiyan on Sunday said that like readymade garment and tannery exporters, gold exporters would get bond facility.Mosharraf gave...

Advertisement

images