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Citycell customers to get more time to switch Citycell customers to get more time to switch

Subscribers of defaulted mobile phone operator Citycell who have already been asked to avail alternative…


Banks, businesses back govt move to plug militant financing Banks, businesses back govt move to plug militant financing

As the government plans to go tough against militant financing, country's apex trade body and top…


McDonald's pressured to serve up global antibiotics ban McDonald's pressured to serve up global antibiotics ban

  A new online campaign is putting pressure on fast food giant McDonald's to impose a global…


Bill Gates fund invests in Australian start-up Atomo Bill Gates fund invests in Australian start-up Atomo

  An investment fund backed by Microsoft founder Bill Gates has taken a multimillion dollar stake…


Sharp shares rise as China approves Foxconn takeover Sharp shares rise as China approves Foxconn takeover

  Shares in Sharp have jumped rise after Chinese regulators approved a takeover of the Japanese…


Stocks end week with little gain Stocks end week with little gain

Stocks ended week Thursday with marginal rise while daily transaction rose at Dhaka and Chittagong stock…


Huffington Post founder Arianna Huffington to step down Huffington Post founder Arianna Huffington to step down

Arianna Huffington, who co-founded the liberal news website Huffington Post 11 years ago, has announced…


Apple iTunes rolls out 'Freedom Series' Apple iTunes rolls out 'Freedom Series'

  Apple India on Thursday announced it will celebrate the nation's 70th Independence Day with…


Australia blocks Chinese firm from stake in electricity grid Australia blocks Chinese firm from stake in electricity grid

  Australia's government has preliminarily blocked Chinese and Hong Kong bidders from taking…



China's cinema boom loses its lustre as sales slump China's cinema boom loses its lustre as sales slump

    Some of the shine has come off the silver screen in China as a 15% fall in cinema attendance…


FSIBL donates PM’s Relief Fund FSIBL donates PM’s Relief Fund

First Security Islami Bank Limited donated Taka 75 Lakh to Prime Minister’s Relief Fund for the…


BSC to get  $184.5m Chinese loan for 6 new vessels BSC to get $184.5m Chinese loan for 6 new vessels

The government of China will provide $184.50 million concessional loan to Bangladesh for procuring six…


Land ports are being developed to expand regional trade: shipping minister Land ports are being developed to expand regional trade: shipping minister

Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan on Wednesday said the government will develop Sheula, Thegamukh and…


BMW recalls 12,000 vehicles in S Korea BMW recalls 12,000 vehicles in S Korea

  German carmaker BMW will recall about 12,000 vehicles in South Korea for a faulty baby seat latch,…


Peppa Pig owner Entertainment One to reject ITV offer Peppa Pig owner Entertainment One to reject ITV offer

  Entertainment One, the film distribution and television production company, is set to reject…


FSIBL’s Tangail branch inaugurated FSIBL’s Tangail branch inaugurated

The Tangail Branch of First Security Islami Bank Ltd started its operation on Tuesday, August 9  …


State-run industries land to be used properly: Amu State-run industries land to be used properly: Amu

Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu on Tuesday said new industries will be set up on the unused land…


ECNEC approves 6 projects ECNEC approves 6 projects

The Executive Committee of National Economic Council (ECNEC) approved six development projects involving…


China warns UK over Hinkley delay China warns UK over Hinkley delay

  Failing to go ahead with the Hinkley Point nuclear project could threaten China's relationship…


Walmart to buy Jet.com for $3.3bn Walmart to buy Jet.com for $3.3bn

  Walmart has announced plans to buy e-commerce site Jet.com for $3.3bn (£2.5bn) in a move…


Stock Market slightly up with recovery on large cap securities Stock Market slightly up with recovery on large cap securities

The Stock markets in both Dhaka and Chittagong are slightly up today with a trend of recovery as the…


Invisible security suggested for Hotel Sonargaon Invisible security suggested for Hotel Sonargaon

To ensure world class hospitality and security, a three-member committee made sets of recommendations,…


Oil prices up in Asian trade Oil prices up in Asian trade

Oil edged higher to near $42 a barrel in Asia Monday but analysts said the increase was unlikely to…


France headed for small rebound France headed for small rebound

The French economy is headed for a small rebound in the third quarter after zero growth in the previous…


Garment workers to get pension facilities: Chunnu Garment workers to get pension facilities: Chunnu

State Minister for Labour and Employment Mujibul Haque Chunnu on Sunday said the government is taking…


Oil prices slip as dollar strengthens on jobs report Oil prices slip as dollar strengthens on jobs report

Oil prices dipped slightly in New York on Friday as the dollar rose on exchange markets following robust…


India is riskier for business than Bangladesh India is riskier for business than Bangladesh

A London-based risk analysis firm could make India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi rethink his…


Bank spells out chance of further rate cut this year Bank spells out chance of further rate cut this year

  The Bank of England deputy governor, Ben Broadbent, has told the BBC's Today programme there…


US Economy Adds 255,000 Jobs US Economy Adds 255,000 Jobs

    The US economy had a net gain of 255,000 jobs in July and wages rose a bit.   Friday's…


RCBC fined $21.2 million over BB heist RCBC fined $21.2 million over BB heist

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has slapped a record P1-billion (US$21.2 million) fine on Rizal…


Biman's move to include 2 aircraft likely to see success Biman's move to include 2 aircraft likely to see success

Biman Bangladesh Airlines' move to include two 737-800 aircraft to its fleet is expected to see…


Hindu Groups Oppose Entry of Islamic Finance in India Hindu Groups Oppose Entry of Islamic Finance in India

  A Sharia-compliant international bank's plan to launch its business in India is facing opposition…


Asian stocks gain after UK rate cut ahead of US jobs report Asian stocks gain after UK rate cut ahead of US jobs report

Asian stocks rose Friday following a British interest rate cut as investors looked ahead to U.S. data…


Olympics: Nissan has no doubts over sponsorship Olympics: Nissan has no doubts over sponsorship

  The chief executive of Nissan says it the was "the right decision" to sponsor the Rio…


Chevron to sell assets in Asia worth up to $5 bln Chevron to sell assets in Asia worth up to $5 bln

Chevron Corp. is paring its Asia operations, selling assets worth up to $5 billion in an effort to raise…


BL reports 5pc revenue growth in Q2 BL reports 5pc revenue growth in Q2

Mobile phone operator Banglalink has registered revenue of Taka 12.3 billion in quarter-2 (Q2) this…


UK keen to invest in Payra seaport, Padma Bridge rail link UK keen to invest in Payra seaport, Padma Bridge rail link

The United Kingdom wants to invest in two specific projects - railway link between Padma Bridge to panoramic…


First UK interest rate cut in seven years expected First UK interest rate cut in seven years expected

  The Bank of England is widely expected to cut UK interest rates for the first time since March…


Indian parliament backs key tax bill Indian parliament backs key tax bill

  India's parliament has passed the much-awaited Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill.  …

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