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    India sees little scope for Jet Airways revival

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on May 06, 2019

    India’s government sees little hope of a bidder emerging for debt-laden Jet Airways Ltd, two senior finance ministry officials said, even as thousands of employees...

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    Tannery workers undergo poor housing, healthcare facilities

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on May 06, 2019

    Workers at tannery industrial estate in Savar face severe housing, healthcare and transportation crisis as the workers were left out of the relocation agreement of...

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    Lost non-RMG exports in 5yrs stand at $8.4b: PRI

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on May 06, 2019

    Bangladesh’s lost non-readymade garment exports are estimated at up to $8.4 billion in the period between fiscal year of 2012-13 and FY 2016-2017 due to...

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    New banking hours for Ramadan

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on May 06, 2019

    Bangladesh Bank on Sunday set the office hours for all banks and non-bank financial institutions from 9:30am to 4:00pm for the month of Ramadan.However, transactions...

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    Interest rate for trade financing in forex revised

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on May 06, 2019

    Bangladesh Bank on Sunday revised the interest rate on foreign currency loans to facilitate trade financing following demand from banks, said a BB circular issued...

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    Dhaka stocks skyrocket as govt gives more stimulus

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on May 06, 2019

    Dhaka stocks soared for the third day on Sunday as investors increased their investments after the government announced more incentives for the country’s capital market...

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    Realtors ask govt to act like facilitator, not competitor

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on May 06, 2019

    Real estate business community and architects demanded that the government should act like a facilitator but not a competitor of private sector businesses in development...

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    Pvt sector credit growth in March 54-month low

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:00am on May 06, 2019

    Private sector credit growth hit a 54-month low in March this year amid rising liquidity crisis in the country’s banking sector.As per the latest Bangladesh...

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    Sri Lanka tourism takes a hit after bombings

    Reuters . Colombo | Updated at 12:39pm on May 05, 2019

    Sri Lanka’s $4.4 billion tourism industry is reeling from cancellations as travellers shun the sun and sand Indian Ocean island after multiple suicide bombings that...

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    Advance cargo manifest mandatory from July 1

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 12:00am on May 05, 2019

    National Board of Revenue will make submission of advance cargo manifest mandatory from July 1 to facilitate international trade and speedy clearance of imported goods....

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