Govt plans to install floating solar panels By Shamim Jahangir | Last Updated: 23rd January, 2020, 00:00

The government is planning to install floating solar panels at different water bodies in the country as it targets to generate 10 percent of the total electricity demand from renewable energy sources.…

Govt plans to install floating solar panels

Indian entrepreneurs urged to invest in light engineering Indian entrepreneurs urged to invest in light engineering

Indian entrepreneurs urged to invest in Bangladesh’s light engineering to tap the opportunities…


US-Bangla Airlines adds another aircraft US-Bangla Airlines adds another aircraft

US-Bangla Airlines, one of the country’s leading private airlines, on Wednesday added another…


Tk 1.43b SRDI project for capacity dev Tk 1.43b SRDI project for capacity dev

The government has initiated a scheme to increase the institutional capacity of Soil Resource Development…


DCCI, UIU ink deal for creating skilled manpower DCCI, UIU ink deal for creating skilled manpower

Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) and United International University (UIU) have paired…


Mollik made GM

of Sonali Bank Mollik made GM of Sonali Bank

Golam Nobi Mollik was recently promoted to General Manager (GM) of Sonali Bank. Before his new assignment,…


Russia transfers one

more nuclear power

unit to China Russia transfers one more nuclear power unit to China

Russia and China signed the final acceptance statement recently confirming transfer of the nuclear island…


News of the day News of the day

Oil prices edged lower on Wednesday, extending the previous session’s drops, as investors continue…


India’s GDP to grow at 5.5pc

in FY21: India Ratings India’s GDP to grow at 5.5pc in FY21: India Ratings

NEW DELHI: Following the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) downward revision of India’s…


Oil prices fall nearly 1pc

as supply concerns ease Oil prices fall nearly 1pc as supply concerns ease

Singapore: Oil prices fell nearly 1 per cent on Tuesday as investors expected Libya’s oil production…


IBM forecasts full-year profit above estimates IBM forecasts full-year profit above estimates

NEW YORK: International Business Machines Corp forecast full-year profit above market expectations on…


Asian markets rebound Asian markets rebound

HONG KONG: Asian markets bounced back Wednesday on bargain-buying following the previous day’s…


Hyundai Motor returns to

profit in fourth-quarter Hyundai Motor returns to profit in fourth-quarter

SEOUL: Hyundai Motor Co turned in its best quarterly operating profit in almost three years and said…


Daimler 2019

profit down

by half, diesel

scandal weighs Daimler 2019 profit down by half, diesel scandal weighs

FRANKFURT: German luxury car maker Daimler on Wednesday issued its third profit warning for 2019, as…


China remains

second largest

FDI recipient

in 2019 China remains second largest FDI recipient in 2019

BEIJING: China remained the world’s second-largest recipient of foreign direct investment (FDI)…


Indonesia central

bank maintains

accommodative

monetary policy Indonesia central bank maintains accommodative monetary policy

JAKARTA: Indonesia’s central bank is set to continue its accommodative monetary policy this year…


News of the day News of the day

The challenge posed by Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency likely prodded major central banks to set…


Trump relaunches trade

battle with Europe Trump relaunches trade battle with Europe

DAVOS: US President Donald Trump relaunched a major trade offensive against Europe on Wednesday, threatening…


S’pore higher taxes not expected

for expansionary budget 2020 S’pore higher taxes not expected for expansionary budget 2020

Singapore: This term of government’s large accumulated surplus should allow for an expansionary…


S Korea’s real GDP growth hits 10-year low in 2019 S Korea’s real GDP growth hits 10-year low in 2019

SEOUL: South Korea’s real gross domestic product (GDP), adjusted for inflation, posted the lowest…


Chinese economy in good position for future growth Chinese economy in good position for future growth

NEW YORK: The Chinese economy is in a good position for future growth as the country is making headway…


US shale oil output growth to hit slowest in a year: EIA US shale oil output growth to hit slowest in a year: EIA

NEW YORK: US oil and natural gas output in major shale formations is expected to rise by the smallest…


Aramco IPO proceeds to fund Saudi industry Aramco IPO proceeds to fund Saudi industry

DAVOS: Saudi Arabia will pump the proceeds from last month’s listing of oil giant Saudi Aramco…


Netflix ramps

up global

subscribers Netflix ramps up global subscribers

SAN FRANCISCO: Netflix said Tuesday it added millions of new subscribers globally over the past quarter…


Apple ‘to start making lower-cost iPhone next month’ Apple ‘to start making lower-cost iPhone next month’

NEW YORK: Apple will begin manufacturing a new lower-cost iPhone next month, as the company aims to…


United tops profit forecasts even United tops profit forecasts even

CHICAGO: United Airlines Holdings Inc on Tuesday beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly profit and…


Stocks go up Stocks go up

Country’s premier bourse, Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) turnaround with a positive note on Wednesday…


Regal Furniture displays

50 new products at DITF Regal Furniture displays 50 new products at DITF

Popular furniture brand Regal has come up with a new design at Dhaka International Trade Fair (DITF).…


Rupee settles 2 paise higher at 71.19 against dollar Rupee settles 2 paise higher at 71.19 against dollar

NEW DELHI: The rupee strengthened by 2 paise to settle at 71.19 against the US dollar on Wednesday amid…


Honda to join White House initiative to boost US

job training Honda to join White House initiative to boost US job training

WASHINGTON: Honda Motor Co will join on Tuesday a growing number of companies signing a White House…


‘Digital wallet can accelerate growing trend of wage digitisation’ ‘Digital wallet can accelerate growing trend of wage digitisation’

Boosting access and usage of mobile wallets in the garment worker sector can accelerate the growing…


SIBL opens

sub-branch

at Mirpur SIBL opens sub-branch at Mirpur

Social Islami Bank Limited (SIBL) opened Pirerbag sub-branch at Pirerbag at  Mirpur in the capital…


Jamuna Bank opens

sub-branch

in Munshiganj Jamuna Bank opens sub-branch in Munshiganj

Jamuna Bank Limited opened a sub-branch at Mollakandi in Munshiganj recently. Al-Haj Nur Mohammed, Chairman…


Taka up against euro Taka up against euro

The local currency Taka gained against the Euro and dropped against the UK pound, while it remained…


Commodity at a glance Commodity at a glance

Prices of most essential commodities remained unchanged in the city’s kitchen markets on Wednesday.…


Corporate Corner Corporate Corner

Islami Bank Bangladesh Managing Director and CEO Md. Mahbub ul Alam inaugurates the sub-branch of the…

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