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3 state banks to raise Tk 4,100cr in bonds

Banks to use the money to meet capital shortfall Three state banks are going to issue different types of bonds worth Tk 4,100 crore to meet a huge shortfall of capital. The central bank has already given primary consent to BASIC Bank, Janata Bank and Rupali Bank with some conditions, to help them improve their […]

The House tonight unanimously adopted a resolution to observe March 25 as Genocide Day, marking the brutality carried out by Pakistani Army on the unarmed Bengalis on the black night of March 25, 1971. Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal lawmaker Shirin Akter from Feni-1 placed the motion in the House which was adopted by voice votes and […]

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Rangana Herath grabbed six wickets in the second innings to become Test cricket’s most successful left-arm spinner as Sri Lanka defeated Bangladesh by 259 runs in their first Test at Galle on Saturday. Herath finished with 6-59, his 23rd five or more wicket haul, which took his tally in Tests to 366 wickets, going past […]

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The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Saturday accused Bangladesh Nationalist Party of pursuing a ‘double-policy’ regarding India saying anti-Indian words do not suit in BNP’s mouth as they came to power in 2001 pledging to sell the country’s resources to the next door neighbor. ‘It was (BNP leader) Khaleda Zia who gave a ‘muchleka’ (undertaking) […]

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