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    Stocks advance for 3rd trading session as banks rebound

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:26pm on September 17, 2017

    Dhaka stocks advanced on Sunday for the third trading session with the key indices notching record highs despite decline in share prices of most of the scrips as bank, non-bank financial institution and cement shares rebounded with strength..

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    Dhaka-Kolkata container train service trial run in October

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 09:25pm on September 17, 2017

    Bangladesh and India are going to pilot the container train service between Dhaka and Kolkata next month to assess the feasibility of initiating the full-pledged service on commercial basis...

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    Govt’s bank borrowing rises in Jul-Sept

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:24pm on September 17, 2017

    The government’s borrowing from the banking sources suddenly increased in July-September of the current fiscal year 2017-18. Bangladesh Bank officials say the government is now being forced to borrow from banks against the backdrop of a surge in its expenditure...

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    Govt launches OMS in wake of rice price hike

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:44pm on September 17, 2017

    The government on Sunday started open market sales of coarse varieties of rice at the rate of Tk 30 per kg across the divisional towns in the awake of recent surge in prices of the staple food...

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    Tofail orders arresting illegal rice hoarders

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 08:15pm on September 17, 2017

      Commerce minister Tofail Ahmed on Sunday said the district and police administrations have been directed to arrest those hoarding rice illegally across the country....

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    Govt begins OMS of rice at doubled price

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:21pm on September 17, 2017

    The government on Sunday began open market sale of coarse rice at Tk 30 per kilogramme across the divisional and district...

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    Stocks soar for 4th week as large caps surge amid optimism

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:20am on September 17, 2017

    Dhaka stocks extended winning vibe to the fourth consecutive week with the key index, DSEX, reaching an all-time high as shares of all the large capitalised sectors surged on investors optimistic purchasing...

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    RMG export shines in Jul-Aug on strong euro

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:18am on September 17, 2017

    Bangladesh’s readymade garment export to its major destinations including the European countries, United States and Canada achieved significant growth in the first two months of the current financial year 2017-18...

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    NBR begins today drive against eateries, beauty parlours

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:09am on September 17, 2017

    The National Board of Revenue begins today a special survey of hotels, restaurants, fast food shops, guest houses and beauty parlours running business in the Dhaka city to check income tax evasion by the business entities and bring defaulting ones under the tax net...

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    AMTOB urges BTRC to review service quality directive

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:32pm on September 15, 2017

    The Association of Mobile Telecom Operators of Bangladesh has expressed its concern over a number of provisions of Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission’s directives on quality of service, blaming that the issues were arbitrarily included in the directives by the regulator...