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    Govt moves to set up dairy development board

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 10:22pm on September 05, 2017

    The government has taken a move to form a dairy development board for bolstering the growth of the dairy sector, promoting production of milk and dairy products as well as developing entrepreneurship in the sector...

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    Prices of fine-grade rice rise after Eid

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on September 06, 2017

    The prices of fine-grade rice increased on both wholesale and retail markets in capital Dhaka after Eid-ul-Azha that was celebrated on Saturday. Retailers said that the prices of Miniket rice and BR-28 rice increased by Tk 2 a kilogram on the retail markets as the wholesale prices of the items soared by Tk 100 a bag (50 kg) after Eid...

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    Stocks gain for 7th day, indices hit records

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:21pm on September 04, 2017

    Dhaka stocks advanced for the seventh consecutive session on Monday, the first day after a three-day Eid-ul-Azha vacation, with all the indices of the Dhaka Stock Exchange hitting new records as investors continued injecting fresh fund in the market amid optimism...

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    Business activities dull on Eid hangover

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:19pm on September 04, 2017

    Business and economic activities in cities including capital Dhaka remained dull on Monday, the first working day after Eid-ul-Azha vacation, as city dwellers were still in holiday mood...

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    BTRC to take legal action against PSTN cos

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:18pm on September 04, 2017

    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has initiated a move to file cases against a number of public switched telephone network operators to recover the government’s long pending dues from the operators...

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    July import payment soars on the back of rice inflow

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 10:17pm on September 04, 2017

    Import payments in July, the first month of this fiscal year 2017-18, increased by 44.28 per cent year-on-year due to a substantial amount of rice import amid crop losses caused by floods this year...

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    Prices slump as tanners ‘ditch’ hide merchants

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:05pm on September 04, 2017

    The prices of rawhide of sacrificial animals slumped this year at the depots of Posta area in the capital, Dhaka, despite a decreased supply of the item as hide merchants faced a cash crisis due to tanners’ reluctant to pay their dues to the merchants before Eid-ul-Azha that was celebrated on Saturday...

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    Rawhide inflow at Posta depots almost half this year

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:03pm on September 03, 2017

    The inflow of rawhide in the depots of Posta area in the capital is almost half of the previous years due to shortage of cash...

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    Rawhide price falls by 39pc in four years

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 07:32pm on September 01, 2017

    Rawhide and skin prices fell by 39 per cent in last four years allegedly due to manipulations by syndicates of tanners and merchants. The government...

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    BGMEA claims all RMG workers got festival allowances, wages

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:46pm on August 31, 2017

    Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association on Thursday claimed that all the readymade garment factories affiliated with the trade body have paid festival allowances to their workers...