555 upazila digital service centers to be constructed: Palak By BSS | Last Updated: 11th May, 2021, 16:44

Palak said these centers will ensure public services for the people along with helping build entrepreneurs

555 upazila digital service centers to be constructed: Palak

China’s factory gate prices jump in April China’s factory gate prices jump in April

China’s economy has bounced back since authorities brought the coronavirus crisis largely under control through strict lockdowns


Economists urge government to present pro-poor budget Economists urge government to present pro-poor budget

Amid the rising number of new poor in Bangladesh due to the COVID-19 pandemic, economists suggest the government should go for a pro-poor national budget


Tokyo stocks open higher after US rallies Tokyo stocks open higher after US rallies

Japanese shares are seen supported by rallies on Wall Street in early trade but there’s no clear sense of direction


US jobs figures fall far short of expectations US jobs figures fall far short of expectations

US employers hired fewer workers than expected last month despite a huge stimulus package that saw the government send $1,400 (£1,000) cheques to most Americans


Govt upgrading ADP implementation capacity for growth acceleration Govt upgrading ADP implementation capacity for growth acceleration

The government is taking a series of measures to enhance the implementation rate of Annual Development Programme

 


China's exports soar as US recovers and India stalls China's exports soar as US recovers

China's exports in dollar terms surged by more than 32pc from a year earlier to almost $264bn (£190bn)


Protect consumption, promote employment in next budget: Debapriya Protect consumption, promote employment in next budget: Debapriya

Consumption protection and employment promotion should be the dual priorities of the upcoming national budget


Training on value added products development of green jackfruit held in Mymensingh Training on value added products development of green jackfruit held in Mymensingh

A day long training on ‘Value added products development of green jackfruit’ was held Monday 


China suspends economic accord with Australia China suspends economic accord with Australia

China suspended an economic agreement with Australia, in a response to Canberra’s scrapping a Belt and Road infrastructure pact and threat to undo a deal leasing Darwin Port to a Chinese company


Banks to operate from 10 am to 2 pm from Thursday Banks to operate from 10 am to 2 pm from Thursday

Banks will operate from 10 am to 2 pm from May 6 to 16 for normal transactions as the government has extended the ongoing lockdown


Colombo lemon farming changes Narsingdi unemployed youths’ fate Colombo lemon farming changes Narsingdi unemployed youths’ fate

A number of unemployed educated youths have changed their fortune by farming Calombo Lemon in the high lands of Shibpur


Nissan to sell entire Daimler stake for $1.4 billion Nissan to sell entire Daimler stake for $1.4 billion

Nissan, which has maintained its partnership with Renault and Mitsubishi, will announce annual results next week


LDC graduation: Govt ready to turn challenges into opportunities, says Commerce Secretary  LDC graduation: Govt ready to turn challenges into opportunities, says Commerce Secretary

Commerce Secretary Dr Md Jafar Uddin tells the Daily Sun in an exclusive interview


£1bn UK-India trade deals will create 6,000 UK jobs, says PM £1bn UK-India trade deals to create 6,000 jobs

Serum has already started phase one trials in the UK of a one-dose nasal vaccine for coronavirus, in partnership with Codagenix


Bangladesh forex reserve makes history crossing $45 bn Bangladesh forex reserve makes history crossing $45 bn

Experts say the forex reserve increases due to remittance and downfall of import payment


Govt to implement Tk 3,076.22cr project to enhance rural electrification network Govt to implement Tk 3,076.22cr project to enhance rural electrification network

The BREB under the Power Division will implement the project with an estimated cost of Taka 3,076.22 crore by June 2025


Remittance hits $20.6bn in 10 months Remittance hits $20.6bn in 10 months

Expatriate Bangladeshis sent home $2.06 billion in April, a year-on-year increase of 89 per cent



Eurozone suffers double-dip recession as pandemic impact continues
Coronavirus impact: Eurozone suffers double-dip recession

Other countries reported some growth in one or other of the last two quarters


Hasan hands over combined harvester machines to Rangunia farmers Hasan hands over combined harvester machines to Rangunia farmers

Dr Hasan handed over the keys of a combined harvester machine this noon to farmer Kazi Zahurul Islam in Majumdarkhil area of Rangunia’s Gumai Bill


3 legal luminaries appointed from Bangladesh to WB's arbitration court 3 legal luminaries appointed from Bangladesh to WB's arbitration court

The government has appointed three Bangladeshis to the prestigious Panels for Arbitrators and Conciliators of the World Bank's International Centre


Commerce Ministry to observe 'Special Service Week' from Apr 30 Commerce Ministry to observe 'Special Service Week' from Apr 30

The Ministry of Commerce will observe a 'special service week' from April 30 to May 6 on the occasion of Ramadan and Eid-ul-Fitr


Small businesses pin hopes on budget to stay afloat Small businesses pin hopes on budget to stay afloat

Hit hard again, this time by the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, Bangladesh's small and medium enterprises


Apple profits double as it squares up to Facebook Apple profits double as it squares up to Facebook

Customers continued to upgrade to Apple's new 5G phones which were rolled out last year, and also bought Mac computers and iPads to tackle working and studying from home


Covid fallout: ADB lowers Bangladesh's FY21 growth forecast Covid fallout: ADB lowers Bangladesh's FY21 growth forecast

In January this year, the Bangladesh revised its GDP growth projection for the current fiscal to 7.4 percent from the earlier 8.2 percent, considering the Covid situation in the country


Developing Asia to grow 7.3% in 2021 even as COVID-19 lingers: ADB Developing Asia to grow 7.3% in 2021 even as COVID-19 lingers: ADB

The projected resurgence follows a 0.2% contraction last year


BB allows banks to form start-up fund BB allows banks to form start-up fund

All the scheduled banks have been asked to keep 1 percent of their net profits for the next five years from current year for providing start-up entrepreneurs with loans


Tokyo stocks open flat ahead of BoJ decision Tokyo stocks open flat ahead of BoJ decision

The Bank of Japan (BoJ) is widely expected to stand pat after a two-day policy meeting that ends later Tuesday


E commerce to reach TCB products to homes of middle class families; Tipu E commerce to reach TCB products to homes of middle class families; Tipu

Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi  said that the fair price products of state-run Trading Corporation of Bangladesh


Masatsugu Asakawa to stand for reelection as ADB President Masatsugu Asakawa to stand for reelection as ADB President

ADB Presidents are nominated from ADB’s regional members for a 5-year term and elected by the ADB Board of Governors


Home textile: Exports soar 41.5pc in 9 months Home textile: Exports soar 41.5pc in 9 months

Bangladesh, the second-largest exporter of apparel goods, has been able to diversify its export basket by boosting earnings from new products


Nasrul for making energy storage management as sustainable Nasrul for making energy storage management as sustainable

State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid today said it is now demand of time to make energy storage


US President Joe Biden to 'propose hiking tax on rich' Biden to 'propose hiking tax on rich'

The tax rise would help pay for childcare and education, but would not be used for healthcare, according to reports


Govt signs $250m deal with WB to create better jobs Govt signs $250m deal with WB to create better jobs

It supports policies to modernize the trade and investment regime; improve social protection for workers; and help youth, women, and vulnerable people


Poor to get priority in next budget: Kamal Poor to get priority in next budget: Kamal

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal said the next budget for fiscal 2021-22 will give priority to the poor section of people


$1.15b remittance flows in 15 days of April $1.15b remittance flows in 15 days of April

Even amid the coronavirus pandemic, the surge in remittance has kept its pace


Bank borrowers’ repayment relaxed until June 30 Bank borrowers’ repayment relaxed until June 30

Bank borrowers can repay their loans until June 30 instead of the earlier deadline of March 31 without being defaulters


Nagad crosses 4 crore users’ landmark, Tk 400cr daily transaction Nagad crosses 4 crore users’ landmark, Tk 400cr daily transaction

Nagad, the digital financial arm of Bangladesh Post Office, has recently surpassed the 4 crore users’ landmark


Asian markets fall after overnight Wall Street retreat Asian markets fall after overnight Wall Street retreat

The digital currency had crept above $62,000 in a fresh high last week despite bubble concerns


Entrepreneurs to get grants for manufacturing COVID-19 protective equipment Entrepreneurs to get grants for manufacturing COVID-19 protective equipment

The entrepreneurs will be provided support in this regard under the Export Competitiveness for Jobs (EC4J) project being implemented by the Ministry of Commerce

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