• 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 […]

  • Market-oriented Skills to Bangladesh’s Growth: WB

    Daily Dhaka Times: The World Bank approved additional $100 million financing to scale up its support to strengthen technical and vocational education in Bangladesh. This financing will enable 200,000 poor students to complete vocational training and diploma courses. With this additional financing to the ongoing Skills and Training Enhancement Project (STEP), the World Bank’s total […]

  • Windmill – BRAC Bank Agreement signing

    Daily Dhaka Times: BRAC Bank Limited and Windmill Advertising Limited signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to organize a home décor expo in Bangladesh titled ‘Home Fest Dhaka 2015’. This grand event is scheduled to be held at International Convention City (ICCB), Gulnoksha, Bashundhara, from November 6 to 7, 2015. Prior to the main event, […]

  • BRAC Bank organizes live webcast on value-based banking

    Daily Dhaka Times: BRAC Bank Limited organized a live webcast to discuss the role of values-based banking in creating positive economic, social and environmental impact at head office of the bank as part of banking on values campaign of the Global Alliance for Banking on Values (GABV). The session, broadcast live through the bank’s website […]

  • Bangladesh falls 2 notches in Ease of Doing Business List

    Daily Dhaka Times: Bangladesh’s global ranking has slipped in ease of doing business, standing at 174th position among 189 nations as the country’s performance deteriorated on indicators, including starting business, paying taxes and getting electricity. According to the Doing Business Report 2016 – the flagship report of the World Bank and International Finance Corporation, out […]

  • Top 10 Multinational Companies in Bangladesh

    Daily Dhaka Times: A corporation that has its facilities and other assets in at least one country other than its home country. Such companies have offices and/or factories in different countries and usually have a centralized head office where they co-ordinate global management. There are four categories of multinational corporations: (1) a multinational, decentralized corporation […]

  • Bangladesh gets €135m loan to improve railways

    Daily Dhaka Times: The European Investment Bank (EIB), the European Union’s long-term financing institution, has agreed to lend EUR 135 million to Bangladesh for further improvements to its railways. The EUR 135 million loan will serve to finance the construction of a second track and upgrading of the existing track along with the installation of […]

  • Air forces and Naval want new bank

    Daily Dhaka Times: The Navy and Air Force have sought permission from the government to start commercial bank. In a letter to the prime minister, Navy chief Vice Admiral Muhammad Farid Habib has asked for clearance for the proposed Maritime Bank Ltd. Mr Habib said this would ‘further facilitate’ financial services for those serving the […]

  • Islamic State not involved in Bangladesh: Indian intelligence

    Daily Dhaka Times: Indian intelligence agencies are discounting the possibility of Islamic State’s involvement in the recent killings of an Italian and a Japanese national in Bangladesh, says the ‘Times of India’ newspaper. The report, quoting Indian intelligence officials, said they suspect the involvement of Jamaat-e-Islami hardliners and see the murderous attacks as a ploy […]


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