Miscellany

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    23 B’deshi RMG cos to exhibit products at Heimtextil in Germany

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:34pm on December 23, 2016

    At least 23 Bangladeshi textile companies are going to exhibit their products at Heimtextil, an international trade fair for home, towel and contract textiles, to...

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    India lobbied Moody’s for ratings upgrade, but failed

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 10:29pm on December 23, 2016

    India criticised Moody’s ratings methods and pushed aggressively for an upgrade, documents reviewed by Reuters show, but the US-based agency declined to budge citing concerns...

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    Farm loan disbursement rises by 23pc in Jul-Nov

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:28pm on December 23, 2016

    Farm loan disbursement posted a 22.78-per cent growth in the July-November period of the current financial year (2016-17) compared with that in the same period...

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    Prices of red lentil, broiler increase

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:22pm on December 23, 2016

    The prices of broiler chicken and red lentil went up in the city’s kitchen markets while the prices of vegetables decreased over the week ending...

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    Abul Kashem elected DCCI president

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:23pm on December 22, 2016

    Abul Kasem Khan, director of Chittagong-based AK Khan & Company Ltd, has been elected president of the Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry for 2017...

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    Govt to give cash incentive to IT exporters: Tofail

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:21pm on December 22, 2016

    Commerce minister Tofail Ahmed on Thursday said the government would provide cash incentives to IT exporters. ‘IT is one of the top priority sectors which...

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    Govt to change merger, bankruptcy law for banks in 2 years: Muhith

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:19pm on December 22, 2016

    Finance minister AMA Muhith on Thursday said the government would change the merger- and bankruptcy-related law for the banks within the next two years to...

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    PM to launch dot bangla domain Dec 31

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:14pm on December 22, 2016

    The much-awaited dot bangle (.bangla) domain would be unlocked for the people on December 31. ‘Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has given her consent to inaugurate...

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    NBR to set up 7 human body scanners at 3 int’l airports

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 10:45pm on December 22, 2016

    The government would set up seven ‘human scanning devices’ at the country’s three international airports to strengthen security and check any possible sabotage...

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    Brokers, m-banks get one more year to keep provision against unrealised losses

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:46pm on December 21, 2016

    The Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday extended the relaxed facility for stockbrokers and merchant banks in keeping provisioning against unrealised losses they incurred...

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