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Burkini ban boosts online sales 'by 200%' Burkini ban boosts online sales 'by 200%'

      The Australian woman credited with creating the burkini says bans on the full-bodied…


Massive data leak hits French submarine company Massive data leak hits French submarine company

  French shipbuilder DCNS has been hit by a massive data leak affecting a major submarine contract…


Qantas airline soars to record profit Qantas airline soars to record profit

  Australia's national carrier Qantas has posted record annual profits of A$1.42bn ($1.1bn,…


GP launches shopping platform GP-Shop GP launches shopping platform GP-Shop

Grameenphone on Tuesday launched an online e-Commerce shop named "GP Shop" for customers to…


GP launches shopping platform GP-Shop GP launches shopping platform GP-Shop

Grameenphone today launched an online e-Commerce shop named "GP Shop" for customers to buy…


Energy stocks hit in Asia as oil sinks, dollar weak Energy stocks hit in Asia as oil sinks, dollar weak

Energy firms sank in Asian trade on Tuesday as oil prices extended the previous day's sharp losses…


Eurozone business activity strong despite Brexit: survey Eurozone business activity strong despite Brexit: survey

Eurozone economic activity edged higher in August with few signs that Brexit-linked dangers were yet…


Ramen noodles top US prison currency Ramen noodles top US prison currency

  Ramen noodles have overtaken tobacco to become the most valuable commodity in US prisons, a new…


Tanners pay Tk 55.9 lakh in compensation to polluting river Tanners pay Tk 55.9 lakh in compensation to polluting river

Tannery owners in the capital’s Hazaribagh have deposited Tk 55.9 lakh with the national exchequer…


Additional ‘013’ number series allowed for GP Additional ‘013’ number series allowed for GP

Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) on Sunday decided to allow Grameenphone a…


Online tax return filing likely this year Online tax return filing likely this year

Taxpayers are likely to be able to submit their income tax returns and get their return slips online…


UC Browser launches BD Express UC Browser launches BD Express

UCWeb, a portfolio company of Alibaba Mobile Business Group, launched a brand new product named "BD…


PRAN inks deal to buy rice from farmers PRAN inks deal to buy rice from farmers

PRAN-RFL Group and International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) have inked an agreement to purchase…


Mongla to revive two jetties Mongla to revive two jetties

Mongla, country's second sea port, is expected to get two more complete jetties on its premises…


Stocks extend loss as major sectors dip Stocks extend loss as major sectors dip

Stock markets extended loss to open a week downtrend on Sunday as most of the major sectors closed lower…


Ford doubling production of $450,000 GT supercar Ford doubling production of $450,000 GT supercar

If you’re one of the many enthusiasts that applied to buy the $450,000 GT supercar but didn’t…


Ghana Opens Valves at 2nd Offshore Oil Field Ghana Opens Valves at 2nd Offshore Oil Field

      Ghana’s president John Mahama officially opened the valves Thursday at the…


Energy Adviser urges for greater investment in Blue Economy Energy Adviser urges for greater investment in Blue Economy

Prime Minister’s Energy Adviser Dr Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury has urged the local entrepreneurs…


Samsung now top TV brand globally Samsung now top TV brand globally

Samsung Electronics has secured top position globally selling highest number of TV sets. A report named…


200 luxurious cars imported in last 1 year evading tax 200 luxurious cars imported in last 1 year evading tax

Around 200 luxurious cars were imported in the country in the last one year by evading tax.   “We…


Bangladesh gets  $503.78m in remittance in Aug Bangladesh gets $503.78m in remittance in Aug

The country received $503.78 million in remittance during the first 12 days of the current month of…


News site Gawker.com to shut down next week News site Gawker.com to shut down next week

  The news site Gawker.com will shut down next week, just days after its parent company was purchased…


Clinton charity to limit donations if Hillary Clinton wins Clinton charity to limit donations if Hillary Clinton wins

The charitable foundation led by former President Bill Clinton will no longer accept foreign and corporate…


Biman to seek more slots to Saudi Arabia Biman to seek more slots to Saudi Arabia

The government is going to seek more slots (landing permission in any destination) to Saudi Arabia to…


Garment accessories should get cash incentive: Amu Garment accessories should get cash incentive: Amu

Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu on Thursday said apparel accessories and packaging manufacturers…


Federal Reserve split on timing of next rate rise Federal Reserve split on timing of next rate rise

  Minutes from the US central bank's last meeting show policy-makers divided over when the…


Steady exports, trade deficit lowest in 6 years Steady exports, trade deficit lowest in 6 years

Trade deficit shrank to its lowest in six years in the financial year that ended in June, to stand at…


Tax avoidance: Accountants face tougher penalties Tax avoidance: Accountants face tougher penalties

  Accountants or advisers who help people bend the rules to gain a tax advantage never intended…


FDI crosses $2bn mark in FY 2015-16 FDI crosses $2bn mark in FY 2015-16

Net foreign direct Investment (FDI) of Bangladesh in a financial year has crossed the mark of $2 billion…


3 state-owned banks set to get new MDs soon 3 state-owned banks set to get new MDs soon

The Banking and Financial Institution Division of the Finance Ministry recently moved a file proposing…


Mining giant BHP slumps to record loss Mining giant BHP slumps to record loss

  Mining giant BHP Billiton has reported a record loss for the past year following a mining disaster…


BB reserve heist report to be published in Aug-Sept: Finance minister BB reserve heist report to be published in Aug-Sept: Finance minister

Finance minister AMA Muhith said the report on Bangladesh Bank (BB) reserve heist will be published…


Indonesian airlines cleared for US flights after 9-year ban Indonesian airlines cleared for US flights after 9-year ban

      Indonesian airlines have been cleared to begin flying to the US, after a safety…


Xiaomi Smartphones are now officially available in Bangladesh through National Distributor Xiaomi Smartphones are now officially available in Bangladesh through National Distributor

Leading telecom operator Grameenphone announced that it is bringing three Xiaomi smartphones to Bangladesh…


Oil extends gains above $44 on output freeze hopes Oil extends gains above $44 on output freeze hopes

Oil traded above $44 a barrel in Asia Monday, extending gains on hopes crude producers would agree to…


UCB holds business review meeting UCB holds business review meeting

A business review meeting of United Commercial Bank Limited (UCB) was held on 10 and 11 August 2016…


 “Symphony Lakhpoti” offer is open “Symphony Lakhpoti” offer is open

Symphony, the leading mobile phone brand of Bangladesh, has started a promotional offer titled “Symphony…


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…

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