Bangla Version

Economics

Bangladesh, World Bank cooperate to improve child nutrition

The government and the World Bank (WB) today launched a cash benefits program for 600,000 of the country’s poorest mothers and pregnant women in exchange for their participation in activities to improve their children’s nutrition and cognitive development. The WB has committed US$300 million for the program, which will benefit over one million children, said a media release. At the ...

Read More »

BTRC preparing map using modern equipment

With the aim of setting a benchmark of quality of services (QoS) for mobile phone operators, Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) is preparing a map using modern equipment, reports BSS. The map would specify the actual scenario of the operators’ network, signal and other parameters of QoS in different areas across the country, said officials. Talking to the news agency, ...

Read More »

Dhaka Stock Exchange up, Chittagong Stock Exchange down at opening

The bourses of the country — Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) — witnessed mixed trend in early hour of trading on Thursday, the last trading session of the week. DSEX, the prime index of the premier bourse, sheds over 1.41 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse, CSCX rises15.67 points, after first one ...

Read More »

Bangladesh exports 729 items abroad: Tofail

Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed on Wedneday said Bangladesh exports a total of 729 items to different countries. “Bangladesh usually exports 729 kind of products abroad,” the minister said while replying to a tabled question from treasury bench member Khandker Azizul Haque Arzu of Pabna-2 in the Jatiya Sangsad. The major export items comprise knit ware, oven garment, home textile, jute ...

Read More »

BEPRC signs deal with IDCOL, Rahimafrooz for study on solar power

Bangladesh Energy and Power Research Council (BEPRC) on Tuesday signed a tripartite agreement with state-owned IDCOL and private firm Rahimafrooz to conduct a research to find out an alternative solar energy for solar-run irrigation pump operation during the off-season. Deputy Secretary Saif Ahmed of BEPRC, IDCOL head of renewable energy Enamul Karim Pavel and Rahimafrooz’s investigator Syed Ishtiaque signed the ...

Read More »

IBCF to Uniform Shariah Compliance

  Islamic Banks Consultative Forum (IBCF) emphasised on practicing Uniform Shariah Compliance and Accounting System for all Banks operating Islamic Banking services in Bangladesh. Arastoo Khan, newly elected Chairman of IBCF emphasised on the issue at a meeting recently. The Task Committee of IBCF was re-constituted with Md. Abdul Hamid Miah, Managing Director & CEO of Islami Bank Bangladesh Ltd. ...

Read More »

Market optimistic at opening

The prices of most of the shares on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw a positive trend in the early hour of trading on Monday. DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 55.08 points or 1.03 per cent to reach at 5377.95, after first one and a half hour of the trade ...

Read More »

RUNNER AUTOMOBILES LTD

Runner Automobiles Ltd. has participated in Indo-Bangla Automotive Show 2017 to showcase products manufactured by them. This show is organized by Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) at International Convention City Bashundhara, Dhaka. This show was scheduled from 2nd to 4th February 2017. Runner introduced its 03 (three) new two wheelers models – Knight Rider, Kite + and Royal+ and ...

Read More »

Runner Automobiles Ltd. Has participated in the lndio – Bangla Motor show from 2nd to 4th Feb 2017 displaying

BAJAJ RUNNER: Runner Automobiles Ltd. Has participated in the lndio – Bangla Motor show from 2nd to 4th Feb 2017 displaying the Bajaj Range of three-wheeler pruducts namely RE LPG, Maxima Dieseland RE Cargo. With the LPG pumps increasing in Bangladesh, the Bajaj thre-wheeler will now be available in the company fitted LPG mode. The company believes with lesser que ...

Read More »

4 road projects selected

India and Bangladesh have agreed to ensure faster implementation of four identified projects in the road communication sector of Bangladesh under the Indian $ 2 billion 2nd Line of Credit (LoC) to boost connectivity, reports UNB. The four projects are procurement of trucks for Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation with LoC value of $ 20.36 million, procurement of double decker and ...

Read More »