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Modern agriculture technology boosts crop production in country, says ICT Minister Palak Modern technology boosts crop production: Palak

He says the overall food production of the country is increasing day by day


Global carmakers converge on China as rare slowdown looms Global carmakers converge on China as rare slowdown looms

Passenger-vehicle sales have quintupled over past decade & logged another stellar performance in 2016, surging 14.9 percent to a record 24.38 million


Government aims to step up mango exports with incentives to farmers Govt aims to step up mango exports

State Minister for Foreign Affairs M Shahriar Alam says farmers earlier sold unripe mangoes by using formalin on those.


Palak for making one IT professional in every family Palak for making one IT professional in every family

The minister says the youths should integrate themselves with the development trend


14 entrepreneurs, institutions honoured with Citi Micro-entrepreneurship Awards Citi Micro-entrepreneurship Awards conferred

Peoples Oriented Program Implementation (POPI) received the 'Best Microfinance Institution of the Year' award


China's Q1 growth stabilises at 6.8%: AFP poll China's Q1 growth stabilises at 6.8%

The gross domestic product expanded 6.8 percent in the first three months of this year -- the same level of growth as in the last quarter of 2016


Yahoo faces Chinese dissidents' lawsuit Yahoo faces Chinese dissidents' lawsuit

The fund - more than $17m (£13.5m ) - was set up after Yahoo provided information about political dissidents to the Chinese government


NBR celebrates 'Hal Khata' Thursady to collect arrear revenue NBR celebrates 'Hal Khata' Thursday

NBR will invite stakeholders, local personalities, businesspeople and people's representatives to the Hal Khata programme


Bumper potato production in Rangpur Bumper potato production in Rangpur

The farmers have produced 22 lakh and two thousand tonnes potato exceeding its fixed production target by three lakh and 64 thousand tonnes


Rajshahi farmers urged to increase maize cultivation Rajshahi farmers urged to increase maize cultivation

Terming the maize as eco-friendly they have called upon the growers to be habituated with using high-yielding seeds and modern technologies


Tanners fear cancellation of Tk 1,100 cr export orders Tanners fear cancellation of Tk 1,100 cr export orders

The closure of the factories will cast a dire impact on nearly US$ 1.5 billion-leader sector as the owners of many tanneries


Mining giant BHP rejects radical restructure proposal Mining giant BHP rejects radical restructure proposal

It has proposed merging the British and Australian entities into a single Australian-headquartered and Australian tax resident listed company


Ecnec approves 8 projects with Tk 3,289.43 cr Ecnec approves 8 projects with Tk 3,289.43 cr

Planning Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal said a total of eight projects have been approved at the meeting


Toshiba faces earnings deadline as delisting looms Toshiba faces earnings deadline as delisting looms

Toshiba may release unaudited nine-month results later in the day, after missing an original deadline in February and another one in March


India's Flipkart raises $1.4 bn from Microsoft, eBay, Tencent Flipkart raises $1.4 bn fighting against Amazon

As part of the deal Flipkart will acquire and run eBay India in return for a $500 million investment from the US firm


Wowbox, Samsung launch Boishakh clickstar Wowbox, Samsung launch Boishakh clickstar

To celebrate Bengali New Year-1424, lifestyle application Wowbox has launched a photography campaign…


The owner of the SUV abandoned at Hatirjheel yet to confirm The owner of the SUV abandoned at Hatirjheel yet to confirm

The owner of the expensive Prosche SUV that was recovered by Customs intelligence personnel on…


Baishakh sell takes momentum in Rangpur Baishakh sell takes momentum in Rangpur

Huge rush of young girls, adolescents and housewives to local markets in the city has increased sales ahead of welcoming the 'Pahel Baishakh'


Price fall in large-cap drives stocks down Price fall in large-cap drives stocks down

Saif Power topped the turnover list followed by RSRM Steel, Beximco, Brac Bank and City Bank


Tk 20.47 lakh looted from a Lakshmipur branch of Janata Bank Ramganj branch of Janata Bank looted

Branch manager says a gang of robbers entered the bank around 3:00 am and looted the money breaking open the vault


Actor Sachiin Joshi buys Kingfisher Villa in Goa for Rs 73 crore Mallya's Kingfisher Villa in Goa sold

Actor producer Sachiin Joshi buys the Kingfisher Villa in Goa belonging to businessman Vijay Mallya…


US unemployment rate near 10-year low US unemployment rate near 10-year low

Central bank policymakers have been split over the amount of slack in labor markets and the dangers of inflation


Samsung Electronics expects Q1 profits to jump Samsung Electronics expects Q1 profits to jump

The debacle cost the company billions of dollars in lost profit and hammered its global reputation and credibility


Asian energy firms rally after US strikes Syria Asian energy firms rally after US strikes Syria

Eyes are also on Florida as Chinese President Xi Jinping and Donald Trump move into day two of a relationship-building summit


Pepsi drops Kendall Jenner Ad accused of mocking 'Black Lives' protests Pepsi drops Kendall Jenner Ad accused of mocking 'Black Lives' protests

The spot provokes an outcry and widespread derision on social media claiming Pepsi was seeking to profit from the social justice movement


Bangladesh exports $25.94 billion in first three quarters Bangladesh exports $25.94 billion in first three quarters

The figure fell 4.30% short to meet the target of $ 27.11 billion set by the government for the period


NBR to observe Hal Khata to realize outstanding revenue NBR to observe Hal Khata to realize outstanding revenue

A revenue culture is being established across the country as the people are now paying tax eagerly, says NBR chairman Md Nojibur Rahman


Farmers urged to grow export quality mango in Rajshahi Farmers urged to grow export quality mango in Rajshahi

Mango is a leading seasonal cash crop of the country's northwest region and dominates the economy in the two districts famous for the delicious fruit


Maize cultivation exceeded target in Manikganj Maize cultivation exceeded target in Manikganj

The target of cultivation has been exceeding every year in the district and the farmers have been brought more char land for cultivating the crop


Billionaire Warren Buffet becomes face of Coke in China Billionaire Warren Buffet becomes face of Coke in China

The likeness of billionaire Warren Buffett is gracing Cherry Coke cans in China, where the company's largest investor enjoys a legendary reputation


Indian cobbler gets income tax notice for 'Rs 10 lakh bank deposit during noteban Cobbler gets income tax notice over Rs 10 lakh bank deposit

Mansukh Makwana (55), who mends shoes for a living at the MG Road in Junagadh city, got the shock of his life when he received the notice on Saturda


Traders, millers make profits as rice prices soar Traders, millers make profits as rice prices soar

Rice prices of coarse and medium quality, jumped by Tk 8-10 a kg in the last couple of months. The item is currently selling at Tk 40


New Zealand farmers harvest world record wheat crop New Zealand farmers harvest world record wheat crop

On average, irrigated wheat yields in New Zealand are around 12 tons per hectare


China to create new economic zone outside Beijing China to create new economic zone outside Beijing

It is the latest step in China's efforts to reduce traffic, air pollution, and population growth in overcrowded, smoggy Beijing


Robi wins Axiata Best People Management Award again Robi wins Axiata Best People Management Award again

Axiata Group has conferred these awards to Robi in the Axiata Senior Leadership Forum 2017, recently held at Kuala Lumpur, says a press release


Google, Amazon eye Toshiba's chip unit: report Google, Amazon eye Toshiba's chip unit: report

Toshiba completes the first round of bidding for its prized memory chip business, seen as key for the cash-strapped company to turn itself around


Toshiba's US nuclear unit is bankrupt Toshiba's US nuclear unit is bankrupt

Westinghouse Electric on Wednesday announces it had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection from its creditors at a court in New York


Mina Bazar, two others fined for expired food Mina Bazar, two others fined for expired food

Three shops has been fined with Taka 51,000 on charges of possessing and selling substandard, unhygienic and date expired items


Ferrari F430 once owned by President Donald Trump sells for $270K Ferrari F430 once owned by Trump sells for $270K

The real-estate billionaire bought the Ferrari new for use as his personal car and owned it for just over four years

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