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Mango harvesting begins in Rajshahi May 15 Mango harvesting begins in Rajshahi May 15

Deputy Commissioner urges all concerned to follow the time-frame for the sake of public interests


Commerce minister in New Delhi to join WTO ministerial meeting

Commerce minister in New Delhi to join WTO ministerial meeting

The meeting is being held at a time when the multilateral rule-based-trading system is facing serious and grave challenges


Petraeus: US has the advantage over China on trade -- but not for long Petraeus: US has the advantage over China on trade -- but not for long

Political leaders in Beijing "are very concerned" about Trump's threat to increase tariffs on China as soon as Friday, Petraeus said


Rich List 2019: Hinduja brothers top rankings for third time Hinduja brothers top Rich List for third time

Sri and Gopi Hinduja saw their fortune increase by £1.356bn in the last year to £22bn


Demand for cut in duty on bidi Demand for cut in duty on bidi

The speakers say excessive duty on bidi has resulted in shutdown of many factories, badly affecting the livelihood of thousands of farmers in the northern region


Trade war: Trump says US-China relations remain 'very strong' Trump warm on China despite trade war

Mr Trump said talks between Washington and Beijing will continue even after a deadline passed on Friday for them to reach an agreement


Mukesh Ambani buys iconic toy store Hamleys Mukesh Ambani buys iconic toy store Hamleys

India's richest man Mukesh Ambani has bought the iconic British toy retailer Hamleys for an undisclosed sum


BB allows foreign currency transactions for IGW operators BB allows foreign currency transactions for IGW operators

To facilitate the transactions, BB said, it has now decided that the authorized dealers (ADs) may open and maintain foreign currency account


Asian shares mostly lower amid jitters ahead of trade talks Asian shares mostly lower amid jitters ahead of trade talks

On Wall Street, a late-afternoon reversal added to the market’s losses following a steep sell-off a day earlier as investors worry that the costly trade dispute between the world’s two biggest economies will escalate


Walton AC offers cash back on facebook post Walton AC offers cash back on facebook post

 Walton has recently declared a new offer of cashback on buying air conditioners and posting selfies with it on Facebook


Trump puts deal-making credentials to test with China talks Trump puts deal-making credentials to test with China talks

Trump has raised the already-high stakes of this week’s talks between U.S. and Chinese negotiators as he seeks to seal an agreement he can brandish on the campaign trail


BSTI files cases against 10 enterprises BSTI files cases against 10 enterprises

BSTI filed cases against 10 enterprises in different areas of the city for selling and manufacturing adulterated food items and forgery with weight and measurement


Home minister vows to create an extortion free environment Home minister vows to create an extortion free environment

Asaduzzaman Khan says, “We want to create an extortion free environment, where both traders and consumers will be able to sell and buy products without any fear"


India, China join hands on oil India, China join hands on oil

This is the first institutionalised arrangement between the two sides to cooperate in energy though they have several groups on issues such as counter-terrorism and the boundary dispute


Asia stocks mostly higher after Trump trade threat Asia stocks mostly higher after Trump trade threat

Trump’s surprise threat Sunday of more tariff hikes triggered fears China might pull out of talks aimed at ending the fight over its technology ambitions


Telenor, Axiata in talks to merge Asian operations Telenor, Axiata in talks to merge Asian operations

The Telenor is the parent concern of the country’s largest mobile phone operator Grameenphone Ltd and Axiata operates second largest cell-phone operator Robi here in Bangladesh


Petrobangla signs deal with Janata Bank to pay its LNG import bill Petrobangla signs deal with Janata Bank to pay its LNG import bill

The officials of the two organisations signed the deal on Sunday at Petrobangla's Board Room at Kawran Bazar in the city


Trump threatens to raise tariffs on $200bn of Chinese goods Trump threatens to raise tariffs on $200bn of Chinese goods

The US president tweeted that tariffs of 10% on certain goods would rise to 25% on Friday, and $325bn of untaxed goods could face 25% duties "shortly"


Decentralisation urged for the development of real estate industry Decentralisation urged for the development of real estate industry

Saifuzzaman Chowdhury also says the ministry has already invited entrepreneurs of real estate sector to build satellite towns through public-private partnership initiatives


Bashundhara Cement now builds Padma Bridge Rail Link Project Bashundhara Cement now builds Padma Bridge Rail Link Project

Bashundhara Cement is being used in country’s other mega projects like Padma Bridge, Padma Bridge River training project, Dhaka Elevated Expressway, Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant


Banking hours in Ramadan from 9:30am to 4:00pm Banking hours in Ramadan from 9:30am to 4:00pm

However, transaction hours for the customers will be from 9:30am to 2:30pm


Sinclair to pay Disney $10.6 bn for Fox regional sports networks Sinclair to pay Disney $10.6 bn for Fox regional sports networks

Disney was required to sell off the sports broadcasters under an agreement with US antitrust regulators


Chattogram port resumes operations Chattogram port resumes operations

Loading and unloading of goods from vessels resumed in the evening


‘Showcase Bangladesh’ in Malaysia on July 11 ‘Showcase Bangladesh’ in Malaysia on July 11

The Bangladesh-Malaysia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BMCCI) is going to organise “Showcase Bangladesh” in Kuala Lumpur 


Uber hit with Australia class action ahead of stock listing Uber hit with Australia class action ahead of stock listing

Thousands of cabbies are alleging that Uber gained an unfair advantage and destroyed their livelihoods by knowingly operating above the law


Hiring surge lifts economy - and Trump’s re-election chances Hiring surge lifts economy - and Trump’s re-election chances

The lowest unemployment rate in a half century. More than 260,000 new jobs. And higher hourly wages


5 percent further cash incentive sought for RMG in next budget 5 percent further cash incentive sought for RMG in next budget

Apparel exporters already enjoy upto 12 percent cash incentive, according to Bangladesh Bank


Insys Therapeutics founder John Kapoor convicted in US opioid case Pharma boss convicted in US opioid case

The former billionaire was found guilty of racketeering conspiracy for his role in a scheme which also misled insurers


Bashundhara Group Chairman awarded Person of the Year Bashundhara Group Chairman awarded Person of the Year

Bashundhara Group Chairman Ahmed Akbar Sobhan also wins the World’s Greatest Brands 2018-19 Award at a global summit in Dubai


BSTI strengthens anti-adulteration drives ahead of Ramadan: Industries Minister BSTI strengthens anti-adulteration drives ahead of Ramadan: Industries Minister

Apart from Dhaka city, Humayun said, the anti-adulteration drives would simultaneously be conducted at different upazilas across the country


Apple iPhone sales drop at record pace Apple iPhone sales drop at record pace

The firm says revenue from the iPhone dropped by 17%, compared with the same period a year earlier, to $31bn


Iran says neighbours exaggerating oil capacity Iran says neighbours exaggerating oil capacity

The end of the exemptions sparks fears of supply shortages, pushing prices to near six-month highs


Iraq rakes in $7 bn in oil revenues in April, highest in 2019 Iraq rakes in $7 bn in oil revenues in April, highest in 2019

The United States is set to end sanctions relief this month for eight countries importing Iranian crude


Ramadan Rhapsody at Four points by Sheraton Ramadan Rhapsody at Four points by Sheraton

Iftar aFour Points by Sheraton Dhaka certainly lives up to its magical theme straight out of the Arabian Nights Tale


Asia markets mostly closed, Sydney up after new S&P 500 high Asia markets mostly closed, Sydney up after new S&P 500 high

Financial markets were mostly closed in Asia on Wednesday for holidays after Wall Street ended a wobbly trading session with meager gains


Vodafone denies Huawei Italy security risk Vodafone denies Huawei Italy security risk

The US refuses to use Huawei equipment for security reasons


Google stock drops amid slowing ad-revenue growth Google stock drops amid slowing ad-revenue growth

Google analyst reported slowing revenue growth amid tougher competition in the online advertising market


US China trade talk to begin in Beijing US China trade talk to begin in Beijing

Talks have dragged on for months, with both sides struggling to agree on key issues but they edge closer to resolving their damaging trade dispute


Dedicated marketplace to be set up for SME sector: Industries Minister

Dedicated marketplace to be set up for SME sector: Industries Minister

Nurul Majid Humayun makes the announcement while addressing the concluding session of the “5th Buyer-Seller Conference” organised by SME Foundationin the city 

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