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    ZnZ focuses on value-added products in fabric show

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 20, 2018

    Leading fabric producer Zaber & Zubair Fabrics Ltd (ZnZ), a concern of Noman Group, is holding a weeklong fabric show in Dhaka with the aim of showcasing the expertise of the entity and the country in manufacturing value-added products....

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    Poverty rate to come down to 10pc in next 5yrs: Muhith

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Sylhet | Updated at 12:00am on October 20, 2018

    Finance minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith on Friday said if the present government continues in the office for the next five years, Bangladesh’s poverty rate would come down to 10 per cent....

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    Prices of garlic go up in capital

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 20, 2018

    The prices of garlic went up in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday due to a price hike of the item on the wholesale markets, traders said...

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    Fund raising thru IPOs rises by 129pc in Jan-Oct

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 20, 2018

    Fund raising through issuing initial public offerings by companies increased by 128.84 per cent or Tk 282.50 crore in 10 months (January-October) of this year compared with that in the same period of the previous year....

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    Stocks end flat as banks save the day

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 19, 2018

    Dhaka stocks ended flat on Thursday as bank scrips’ gains outweighed fall in majority of the traded scrips amid investors’ cautious sentiment ahead of the national polls....

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    Sri Lanka reverses $300m China housing deal ahead of PM’s India visit

    Reuters . Colombo | Updated at 12:00am on October 19, 2018

    Sri Lanka has reversed a decision to award a $300-million housing deal to China in favour of a joint venture with an Indian company, the government said, ahead of a visit by the prime minister to its South Asian neighbour....

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    BGMEA moves to scrap term limit of its board directors

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 19, 2018

    Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association has taken a move to lift the bar on contesting in its executive committee election after serving the offices for three consecutive terms or six successive years....

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    GP sells more than 1 lakh connections with 013 prefix in 4 days

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 19, 2018

    More than 1 lakh customers have opted for 013 series connections of Grameenphone in four days since the launch of the new number series, said a GP press release issued on Thursday....

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    BB modifies provisioning against bank guarantee

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 19, 2018

    Bangladesh Bank on Thursday slightly tightened the banks’ requirement of keeping general provision against guarantees on which counter-guarantees were issued by multilateral development banks or international banks....

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    Investors of EZs to get 124 types of services in 1-45 days

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 19, 2018

    The government has framed a set of rules for providing 124 types of services to investors at the economic zones within 1-45 days through one-stop service (OSS) centre...

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