Dhaka, Wednesday


16 June 2021


Sabbir accused of abusing Elias Sunny

Sabbir accused of abusing Elias Sunny

The victim was Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club spin all-rounder Elias Sunny

20:55 16 June 2021

Climate change: German applauds Bangladesh’s emergency response system

Climate change: German applauds Bangladesh’s emergency response system

“Germany and Bangladesh can join hands and learn from each other to mitigate the adverse impacts of climate change,” said Shahriar Alam, state minister for foreign affairs.

20:55 16 June 2021

India exports 1.91 lakh tonnes of banana in a year

India exports 1.91 lakh tonnes of banana in a year

In a major boost to export Geographical Indications (GI) certified agricultural products, a consignment of fibre and mineral rich ‘Jalgaon banana’ has been exported to Dubai

20:36 16 June 2021

Some key economic indicators remain less promising: MCCI

Some key economic indicators remain less promising: MCCI

Though exports and remittances drove the economy in the January-March quarter, some of the key economic indicators appeared as less promising than projected earlier, said the Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI)

20:10 16 June 2021

Shakib becomes brand ambassador of AE-Reliable Consultancy

Shakib becomes brand ambassador of AE-Reliable Consultancy

Bangladesh ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has joined AE-Reliable Consultancy as its brand ambassador for next two years, AE-Reliable Consultancy confirmed the news in their verified Facebook page on Wednesday

19:49 16 June 2021

CCCI, HSBC to jointly promote local businesses

CCCI, HSBC to jointly promote local businesses

Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC) and the Chittagong Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) inked a letter of intent to jointly promote local businesses through organising various seminars, workshops, training, business knowledge and skills exchanging programmes

19:46 16 June 2021

Insurers pull up stocks

Insurers pull up stocks

Seven out of the top 10 gainers come from the insurance sector, surging more than 9% each

19:19 16 June 2021

BKash offers healthcare incentive on add money, card bill payment

BKash offers healthcare incentive on add money, card bill payment

Mobile financial service provider BKash offers Tk10 incentive for healthcare to customers on its every ‘add money’ transaction of Tk 5,000 or more and Visa/Amex credit card bill payment of the same amount

19:17 16 June 2021

Bangladesh secure final round spot of Asian Cup Qualifiers

Bangladesh secure final round spot of Asian Cup Qualifiers

Bangladesh have been moved to the final round as the last team of the Asian Cup Qualifiers, Asian Football Confederation confirmed it on Wednesday

19:16 16 June 2021

‘Decision of Covishield interval taken based on scientific evidence’

‘Decision of Covishield interval taken based on scientific evidence’

Nearly a month after increasing the gap between two doses of Covishield vaccine to 12-16 weeks, National Technical Advisory Group on Immunization (NTAGI) Chair N K Arora has reiterated that the decision was based on scientific evidence and taken in a transparent manner

19:10 16 June 2021

Mohammedan through to DPL super league in super over thriller

Mohammedan through to DPL super league in super over thriller

A fine bowling effort by Mohammedan bowlers took the game into the super over as the traditional outfit Mohammedan Sporting Club piped giant-killer Khelaghar Samaj Kallyan Samity to book the ongoing Bangabandhu Dhaka Premier League (DPL) T20 super league spot on Wednesday

18:27 16 June 2021

Tamannaah Bhatia to host MasterChef Telugu

Tamannaah Bhatia to host MasterChef Telugu

Tamannaah Bhatia has been roped in to host the first season of the Telugu version of the popular cooking reality show MasterChef India

18:15 16 June 2021

Govt to buy 12.35 lakh tonnes of refined fuel oil from Singapore firms

Govt to buy 12.35 lakh tonnes of refined fuel oil from Singapore firms

The government will procure 12.35 lakh tonnes of refined fuel oil from China and Singapore at a cost of Tk 5,778 crore

18:13 16 June 2021

CAB demands separate ministry to protect consumer interests

CAB demands separate ministry to protect consumer interests

The Consumers Association of Bangladesh (CAB) has demanded a separate ministry to protect consumers` interests

18:09 16 June 2021

ICAB members to enjoy facilities in practising in Australia, New Zealand

ICAB members to enjoy facilities in practising in Australia, New Zealand

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB) and the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU), under which both the institutes will recognise their members based on their pathway programmes and practical experiences

18:04 16 June 2021

Nagad donates Covid-19 health safety gears to BSMMU

Nagad donates Covid-19 health safety gears to BSMMU

Mobile financial service provider Nagad donated health safety gears to the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) to help its frontline Covid-19 fighters tackle the ongoing coronavirus situation

17:54 16 June 2021

Covid-19 restrictions extended till July 15

Covid-19 restrictions extended till July 15

The government has extended the restrictions by one month till July 15 in a bid to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease

17:23 16 June 2021

Covid-19 claims 60 lives in 24hrs, highest in 43 days

Covid-19 claims 60 lives in 24hrs, highest in 43 days

The coronavirus situation in Bangladesh keeps worsening as the health authorities counted 60 more deaths and 3,956 new cases in the last 24 hours till Wednesday.

17:14 16 June 2021

Bangladesh to get 10 lakh doses of AstraZeneca shots by Aug: Health minister

Bangladesh to get 10 lakh doses of AstraZeneca shots by Aug: Health minister

Bangladesh will get 10 lakh doses of AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine from GAVI under a global arrangement called COVAX facility by August, Health Minister Zahid Maleque said on Wednesday.

16:15 16 June 2021

Anti-money laundering act to be amended: Kamal

Anti-money laundering act to be amended: Kamal

He makes the remarks in reply to a question after a meeting of the cabinet committee on public procurement and economic affairs

16:13 16 June 2021

Bangladesh stands by debt-ridden Sudan, gives Tk 65cr

Bangladesh stands by debt-ridden Sudan, gives Tk 65cr

Bangladesh has given Sudan 5.32 million SDR, equivalent to Tk 65 crore, to help the African nation achieve debt relief and unlock access to the needed resources to increase growth and reduce poverty

15:56 16 June 2021

China set to launch first crewed space mission in five years

China set to launch first crewed space mission in five years

China is going to send three men into orbit on Thursday in its first crewed mission in nearly five years, part of an ambitious plan to complete a space station by the end of next year

15:55 16 June 2021

DBBL to raise Tk300cr by issuing bonds

DBBL to raise Tk300cr by issuing bonds

Private sector lender Dutch-Bangla Bank Limited (DBBL) will raise Tk 300 crore by issuing bonds on private placement basis

15:43 16 June 2021

Big names pull out as Australia names squads for Bangladesh tour

Big names pull out as Australia names squads for Bangladesh tour

Seven top Australian players -- Pat Cummins, David Warner, Steve Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Kane Richardson and Jhye Richardson – have been skipped the Windies and Bangladesh tour, Cricket Australia (CA) confirmed on Wednesday

15:34 16 June 2021


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