Tuesday, 28 May, 2024


Toggi Fun World makes JCI Carnival coulourful

The JCI Carnival and Inauguration-2024 took a thrilling leap as Toggi Fun World, the largest VR theme park in South Asia, amused the young minds being the patron of the coulourful event on Saturday. Toggi Fun World was one of the attractions of the annual carnival of Junior Chamber

Bashundhara City set to open classified spaces for mobile, apparels

Bashundhara City is opening two new classified spaces — Mobile City and Apparel Corner— on Sunday to serve customers with mobile phone services, accessories, and clothing, respectively. Mobile City surfaces basements 1 and 2 of the shopping complex in Panthapath of the

Bangladesh Bank includes Chinese yuan in RTGS

Bangladesh Bank (BB) has included the Chinese Yuan in the Real-Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) system. The Chinese currency will come into trade settlement on RTGS from February 4, as per a BB circular issued on Thursday (January 25). In September 2022, BB started automated clearing

BAJUS Fair kicks off Feb 8

BAJUS Fair 2024, the largest exposition of jewellery sector in the country, is set to begin on February 8 to showcase local innovations in gold and diamond products and the excellence of Bangladesh’s goldsmiths. Bangladesh Jeweller’s Association (BAJUS) is organising a

An outdoor event platform for your next adventure

An outdoor adventure that inspire, motivate, and renew the purpose of your life and living, Basecamp become popular among youngsters nowadays. The Basecamp concept has suddenly been accepted, and the response is ‘Experiences’ which help empower an individual and create

Nahar Choudhury made Coca-Cola MD

Ju-un Nahar Choudhury, has been appointed as the new managing director (MD) of Coca-Cola Bangladesh Limited. She is the first Bangladeshi to take on the role of managing director for this Fortune 500 company. A press release was issued in this regard. According to press release,

PM opens month-long Dhaka International Trade Fair

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has inaugurated the month-long 28th Dhaka International Trade Fair (DITF)-2024. She opened the trade fair at the Bangabandhu Bangladesh-China Friendship Exhibition Center in Purbachal New Town, on the outskirts of the capital on Sunday (January 21) morning.

Month-long Dhaka Int'l Trade Fair begins today

The month-long Dhaka International Trade Fair (DITF)-2024 will begin today (January 22) at the Bangabandhu Bangladesh-China Friendship Exhibition Center in Purbachal New Town, on the outskirts of the capital city. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is scheduled to inaugurate the fair.

Dhaka International Trade Fair to kick off tomorrow

The month-long Dhaka International Trade Fair (DITF)-2024 will begin tomorrow (January 21) at the Bangabandhu Bangladesh-China Friendship Exhibition Center in Purbachal New Town, on the outskirts of the capital city. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is scheduled to inaugurate the fair.

Unique Meghnaghat Power achieves financial close for $463m foreign loans, gets first disbursement of $360m 

Unique Meghnaghat Power Limited (UMPL) has recently achieved financial close for the USD 463 million long-term project financing from foreign lenders on 13 December 2023 and got the first disbursement of USD 360 million on 18 December 2023. UMPL has constructed 584 MW combined cycle

Gold price drops by Tk 1,750 day after hiking price

The price of gold has been reduced by Tk 1,750 to Tk 1,10,691 per bhori (11.664 grams) on Thursday, a day after the announcement of a price hike for precious metals. Earlier, on Wednesday, the trade body increased the gold price. The price of 22-carat gold is now Tk 9,490 per gram,

Gold price hits record high of Tk 1,12, 441 per bhori

The Bangladesh Jeweller’s Association (BAJUS) on Wednesday (January 17) raised the price of gold by Tk 1,400 to Tk 1,12, 441 per bhori. The standing committee on pricing and price monitoring of BAJUS made the decision at a meeting. The price of 22-carat gold is now Tk 1,12,

BAJUS seeks duty exemption on gold refineries import

Bangladesh Jewellers Association (BAJUS) has urged the government to provide duty exemption on the import of gold refineries and machinery used in the jewelery industry. BAJUS leaders made the call during a meeting with Industries Minister Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun at his office on

Inclusion of BAJUS representative in anti-smuggling task force demanded

Bangladesh Jewellers Association (BAJUS) have demanded the inclusion of its representative in the anti-smuggling task force of the Ministry of Home Affairs. In a meeting with Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal at the Secretariat on Tuesday, leaders of the organisation also demanded

BB to announce Monetary Policy Statement today

The Bangladesh Bank (BB) is set to announce its Monetary Policy Statement (MPS) today for the second half of the financial year 2023-24. BB Governor Abdur Rouf Talukder will announce the MPS through a press conference to be held at the central bank headquarters in Dhaka, said a press

Cargo ship hit by missile off Yemen: maritime risk company

A Greek-owned cargo ship was hit by a missile off Yemen, a maritime risk management company said on Tuesday, following a string of attacks in the Red Sea by Yemen’s Houthi militia. “A Malta-flagged, Greek-owned bulk carrier was reportedly targeted and impacted with a

Bashundhara Paper unveils its first sustainability report

In a landmark move for the Bangladeshi paper industry, Bashundhara Paper Mills Limited and Bashundhara Multi Paper Industries Limited have unveiled their first Sustainability Report, marking a significant step forward in their commitment to transparency and environmental, social, and

Dhaka trade fair 2024 to begin on January 21

The 28th edition of Dhaka International Trade Fair (DITF)-2024 is set to begin on January 21 at the Bangabandhu Bangladesh-China Friendship Exhibition Centre in the capital's Purbachal area. Haider Ali, information and public relations officer of the Commerce Ministry, confirmed

Arrest warrants issued against Evaly MD, his wife

A Dhaka court on Monday (January 15) issued arrest warrants against Mohammad Rassel, the managing director of the e-commerce platform Evaly, and his wife Shamima Nasrin, in a cheque bounce case. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Md Ali Haider passed the order after the couple failed to

New govt's prompt actions to propel economy

Dr Zaid Bakht, chairman of the board of directors of Agrani Bank Limited, underscored the need for prompt post-election actions by the government to address challenges like inflation, exchange rate fluctuations, and political uncertainties that have a significant impact on trade and