Dhaka, Sunday


22 May 2022


‘Signing Lewandowski won’t be easy’

‘Signing Lewandowski won’t be easy’

Xavi Hernandez has confirmed that Barcelona are in talks to sign Robert Lewandowski, but also mentioned that it  will not be an easy signing.

14:09 22 May 2022

Professionals Consultancy hiring six counselors

Professionals Consultancy hiring six counselors

Professionals Consultancy Services is looking for six students or immigration (visa) counselors

14:01 22 May 2022

Moscow bans over 900 prominent Americans from Russia

Moscow bans over 900 prominent Americans from Russia

Russia on Saturday published a list of 963 leading Americans banned from entering the country in retaliation for similar moves by Washington since the offensive in Ukraine

13:20 22 May 2022

Gold price reaches record high in Bangladesh

Gold price reaches record high in Bangladesh

Bangladesh Jewellers Association (Bajus), a trade body, notified an increase in the gold price by Tk 4,199 per bhori with effect from Sunday

13:10 22 May 2022

Newly-appointed IFAD regional director for Asia and Pacific visits Bangladesh

Newly-appointed IFAD regional director for Asia and Pacific visits Bangladesh

Reehana Rifat Raza, the regional director for the Asia and Pacific division at the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), was on a mission to Bangladesh this week -on her first official visit to the region since being appointed

13:09 22 May 2022

Rain or thunder showers over the country likely

Rain or thunder showers over the country likely

Rain or thundershowers with intense lightning flashes and temporary gusty wind is likely to occur over most places of the country during the next 24 hours beginning at 9 am on Sunday

12:47 22 May 2022

Monkeypox: Govt puts airports, borders on alert

Monkeypox: Govt puts airports, borders on alert

Amid the rising cases of the monkeypox, health officials at entry points are asked to remain vigilant of travellers arriving from affected countries

12:44 22 May 2022

Sri Lanka launches raids on fuel hoarders

Sri Lanka launches raids on fuel hoarders

Sri Lankan police on Sunday started a nationwide raid on those hoarding diesel or petrol for resale, a police spokesman told journalists in Colombo

12:41 22 May 2022

Graft case: Haji Selim to surrender before court this afternoon

Graft case: Haji Selim to surrender before court this afternoon

Awami League lawmaker Haji Mohammad Selim, whose recent foreign trip for treatment despite conviction in a graft case sparked huge criticism, is scheduled to surrender before a court Sunday afternoon

11:40 22 May 2022

Q3 earnings of Dacca Dyeing decline 68%

Q3 earnings of Dacca Dyeing decline 68%

Dacca Dyeing Limited has posted a 68-percent decrease in its earnings in the third quarter ended on March 31, 2022 as against the same quarter last year

11:36 22 May 2022

PM congratulates Australian Labor leader Anthony Albanese on election victory

PM congratulates Australian Labor leader Anthony Albanese on election victory

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday extended her heartiest congratulations to Australian Labor Party leader Anthony Norman Albanese on his party`s triumph in the federal elections, calling for cooperation in clean energy, maritime security, ocean governance, and blue economy

11:23 22 May 2022

Dhaka stocks continue falling

Dhaka stocks continue falling

After two hours into the trade, the benchmark index of Dhaka Stock Exchange, DSEX has decreased over 100 points or 1.95 percent

10:55 22 May 2022

Fate of 2,500 Ukrainian POWs from steel plant stirs concern

Fate of 2,500 Ukrainian POWs from steel plant stirs concern

With Russia claiming to have taken prisoner nearly 2,500 Ukrainian fighters from the besieged Mariupol steel plant, concerns grew about their fate as a Moscow-backed separatist leader vowed they would face tribunals

10:46 22 May 2022

Israel confirms 1st monkeypox case

Israel confirms 1st monkeypox case

The Israeli Ministry of Health on Saturday confirmed the country`s first monkeypox case after the viral disease has recently been detected across North America and Europe

10:25 22 May 2022

Australia election: Anthony Albanese vows unity after Labor seizes power

Australia election: Anthony Albanese vows unity after Labor seizes power

Australia has elected its first Labor government in almost a decade and Anthony Albanese as prime minister, ousting Scott Morrison`s coalition

09:10 22 May 2022

Economic worries inflict massive loss on DSE last week

Economic worries inflict massive loss on DSE last week

The country’s stock market faced a sharp fall in all indices and market capitalisation last week, gripped by the fear of a looming economic crisis

22:02 21 May 2022

‘Squid Game’ star Lee Jung-jae debuts as director in Cannes

‘Squid Game’ star Lee Jung-jae debuts as director in Cannes

Lee Jung-jae, the award-winning star of Netflix`s "Squid Game," spent years developing the 1980s-set Korean spy thriller "Hunt" before electing to direct himself

21:58 21 May 2022

QIO subscriptions of BD Paints to start Sunday

QIO subscriptions of BD Paints to start Sunday

Earlier, on April 12, the Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC), the regulator of the stock market, approved BD Paints Limited’s Qualified Investor Offer (QIO) in the SME sector

21:56 21 May 2022

Australian prime minister concedes election defeat

Australian prime minister concedes election defeat

Australia’s prime minister conceded defeat after an election Saturday that could deliver a minority government

21:50 21 May 2022

Walking the red carpet at Cannes, Shuvoo skims the zenith

Walking the red carpet at Cannes, Shuvoo skims the zenith

Walking on the glamorous and prestigious red carpet of the 75th Cannes Film festival was like the utmost fulfillment of life, said popularBangladeshi actor Arifin Shuvoo

21:50 21 May 2022

Flood situation improves in Sylhet as water levels recede in major rivers

Flood situation improves in Sylhet as water levels recede in major rivers

The overall flood situation has improved in Sylhet as water started receding in different areas after eight days

21:17 21 May 2022

IBBL to auction properties of SBAC’s ex-chair Amzad

IBBL to auction properties of SBAC’s ex-chair Amzad

IBBL has announced to auction mortgage properties of former chairman of SBAC Bank SM Amzad Hossain to recover over Tk 78.67 crore in default loans

20:41 21 May 2022

Eastland Insurance first time recommends only cash dividend

Eastland Insurance first time recommends only cash dividend

A 10 percent dividend payout was recommended at the company’s board of directors meeting on May 19

19:52 21 May 2022

Mushfiqur to miss West Indies series to perform hajj

Mushfiqur to miss West Indies series to perform hajj

Star batsman Mushfiqur Rahim, who scored a century in a Test match against Sri Lanka last week, is going to miss Bangladesh`s upcoming tour in West Indies as he decided to perform Hajj this year

19:45 21 May 2022