• EU banking reforms coming to an end

    Dw News : Eurozone banking supervisor Daniele Nouy is worried about high levels of non-performing loans (NPLs) on eurozone banks’ balance sheets. Guidelines on how banks should deal with their NPL burdens are in development. In a speech to the Eurofi Financial Forum in Bratislava on Wednesday, Nouy said European banks have become much more […]

  • WB will provide $100M to improve college education

    Daily Dhaka Times : The World Bank (WB) will provide financial assistance of $100 million for the government to improve college education across the Bangladsh. The agreement will be inked Thursday at a function at the National Economic Council (NEC) here. Additional Secretary of Economic Relations Division (ERD) Kazi Shofiqul Azam and WB Acting Country Director […]

  • Heist money comeback soon : Hearing on returning $15m

    Daily Dhaka Times : (BSS)- Bangladesh Bank is expecting a hearing date soon to wrap up the process of bringing back US$15 million out of $81 million stolen from its reserve from the Philippines. On August 26, the Department of Justice of the Philippines applied to a court there under Mutual Legal Assistance (MLA) Request […]

  • BRAC Manthan Digital Innovation Award (BMDIA) 2016

    Since the beginning of this millennium, there has been growing recognition around the world that Information and Communication Technology (ICT) can play a big role in socio-economic development. For this reason, Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF) in partnership with World Summit Awards launched the Manthan Awards in October 2004 to supplement this effort to identify, reward […]

  • Amazon close to launching new streaming service, but why?

    Amazon is reportedly a month away from launching a new subscription-based music streaming service. Once licensing agreements are signed, Amazon will enter a crowded market dominated by Spotify and Apple Music. The online retail giant Amazon is close to signing licensing deals with some of the world’s preeminent record labels, a final step in its […]

  • 3 DMDs, a GM of Basic Bank removed

    Daily Dhaka Times: Three deputy-managing directors (DMDs) and two general managers (GMs) of the Basic Bank have been removed over misappropriating money. The removed officers are DMDs Fazlus Sobhan, Ruhul Alam and Selim and GMs Mahbubul Alam and Shamim Hasan. A reliable source from Basic Bank informed the development to saying that letter on removal […]

  • India Expo-2015 begins Nov 28

    Daily Dhaka Times: A two-day exposition of Indian goods and service titled ‘India Expo-2015’ will be held at Pan Pacific Sonargaon hotel in city from November 28. A press release said on Thursday. Bangladesh Prime Minister’s economic affairs adviser Dr Mashiur Rahman will inaugurate this business to business exhibition, to be organized by Federation of […]

  • Muhith wants ‘illegal’ Tk 5 coin withdrawn

    Daily Dhaka Times: Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith has questioned Bangladesh Bank’s authority to issue Tk 5 coin, reports bdnews24.com. “I should withdraw all the five-taka coins,” he told Parliament on Sunday. His remarks came before Parliament passed the ‘Bangladesh Coinage (Amendment) Bill-2015’ empowering the government to issue note and coin of Tk 5 […]

  • World Bank Provides additional $177 million in Bangladesh

    Daily Dhaka Times: The World Bank today approved an additional $177 million financing with the overall aim to increase reliable, low-cost electricity supply in Bangladesh. The additional financing will enable the completion of construction of a 335 megawatt combined cycle power plant at Siddhirganj, near Dhaka. The combined cycle technology allows the plant to produce […]

  • Oman Air to expand flight frequency in BD

    Daily Dhaka Times:  Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman will operate daily flights between Muscat and Dhaka the capital of the two countries respectively from January, a senior official of the airline said on Wednesday. “We will operate Dhaka flight every day from January and make it double from March as […]

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