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    Study finds existing laws insufficient

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on May 05, 2019

    Women workers have been facing sexual harassment and violence frequently at workplaces but they were not getting remedy due to lack of sufficient provisions in...

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    Bankers, researchers for addressing agent banking hurdles

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on May 05, 2019

    Bankers and researchers at a seminar called for addressing the hurdles faced agent banking as it became popular among rural people. They made the call...

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    NBR probes fake BIN holders

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on May 05, 2019

    National Board of Revenue has asked its customs intelligence unit to carry out an investigation to find out the unscrupulous businesses which evaded taxes at...

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    BEA accords reception to Kholiquzzaman

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on May 05, 2019

    Bangladesh Economic Association on Saturday accorded reception to Independence Award winning economist Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad at the Engineers Institution Auditorium in the city.Chaired by BEA...

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    Dhaka stocks end 13-week bear run on govt intervention

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on May 05, 2019

    Dhaka stocks in the past week ended a 13-week losing streak as investors went for bargain hunting purchase following the government moves to revive the...

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    Pakistani central bank governor and tax collection head sacked

    Reuters . Islamabad | Updated at 12:00am on May 05, 2019

    Pakistan’s government has fired the governor of the central bank and the chairman of the tax collection body, two senior government officials told Reuters on...

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    India LPG use to surge from record as govt promotes cleaner fuel

    Reuters . Singapore | Updated at 12:00am on May 05, 2019

    India’s demand for liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) rose to a record in the fiscal year ended in March amid government measures to provide cleaner cooking...

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    Garlic prices rise further

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:03am on May 04, 2019

    The prices of garlic increased further in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday ahead of Ramadan, the fasting month for Muslims.In recent...

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    Banks asked again to ensure loan moratorium facility

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on May 04, 2019

    The Bangladesh Bank once again asked the banks to provide jute sector businesses with moratorium facility for partial or total amount of their outstanding loans...

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    India to produce record sugar, stocks to rise: trade body

    Reuters . Mumbai | Updated at 12:00am on May 04, 2019

    India’s sugar production could rise 1.5 per cent in 2018/19 to a record 33 million tonnes, increasing inventories in the world’s second-biggest producer and putting...

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