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Forex reserves gain slightly

Backed by high remittance inflows in the past few weeks, the country’s foreign currency reserves rose to USD 9.80 billion on February 14, from USD 8.90 billion a month ago. A Bangladesh Bank (BB) statement claimed that a further rise in foreign currency reserves would strengthen the Taka against the US dollar. According to BB […]

by William Gomes Source: SRILanka Guardian (April 12, 2012, Dhaka, Sri Lanka Guardian) On April 12, 2012 at around 11:30pm, railway ministry car pulled over at the main entrance to the Pilkhana BGB headquarters in the capital and its driver Ali Azam hollered that there were stashes of bribe money in the vehicle. BGB personnel […]

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Peaceful sit-in on Mar 12 planned: goodbye, if foiled’

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CHANDPUR, FEB 13: The BNP chairperson and leader of the opposition Khaleda Zia has warned that her party will say goodbye to the government through a ‘people-based’ sit-in programme if obstacles are created to March 12 programme. The former prime minister was addressing a grand rally at Chandpur Stadium Field on Monday protesting the killing […]

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