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328 Bangladeshis held

At least 328 undocumented Bangladeshi workers were detained in Malaysia on Saturday when the immigration department began an indefinite crackdown to flush out foreign workers staying illegally. Malaysian authorities launched the crackdown immediately after the deadline to apply for the temporary Enforcement Card (E-Card) expired on Friday night. According reports of Malaysian news BERNAMA at […]

Diplomats and family of a foreign victim pay tribute to the memory of victims of extremist attack on Holey Artisan Bakery on the cafe premises in Dhaka on Saturday. — Sony Ramany People from all walks of life paid homage to victims killed in extremist attack on Holey Artisan Bakery at Gulshan in Dhaka amid […]

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The Anti-Corruption Commission on Saturday arrested Pacific Bangladesh Telecom Limited chief executive officer Mehboob Chowdhury in a case filed against him and 15 others. Commission’s deputy director Sheikh Abdus Salam arrested Mehboob at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka when he tried to leave the country, said its public relations officer Pranab Kumar Bhattacharjee. Mehboob […]

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Buyers’ credit in the country’s business sector increased heavily in recent months, reaching almost $6 billion at the end of April as local importers were taking the advantage of receiving foreign loans at lower rates of interest. Buyers’ credit increased by 49.71 per cent to $5.82 billion as of April 30, 2017 from an outstanding […]

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