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Imports soar to $35.8b in Jul-Feb

Bangladesh’s import payments grew 26.22 per cent or $7.44 billion in the first eight months of the fiscal year 2017-2018 against that of the same period in the previous fiscal year. Total import (freight on board) during the July-February of fiscal year 2018 increased to $35.82 billion while the figure was $28.379 billion in July-February […]

Mumbai Indians’ Mustafizur Rahman bowls during their IPL match against Sunrisers Hyderabad in Hyderabad Thursday The Fizz registered magnificent bowling figure of 3/24 in his four overs, accounting for the wickets of Kane Williamson, Siddarth Kaul and Sandeep Sharma. Despite a brilliant bowling performance, Mustafizur Rahman’s Mumbai Indians conceded a heart-breaking last-ball, one-wicket defeat against […]

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A move in the right direction Demonstrators flash V-sign as they bring out a procession on the Dhaka University campus on April 12 welcoming Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s announcement that there will be no quota in government jobs. Photo: Collected Sharif As-Saber Amidst nationwide protests against the existing quota system in public service recruitment, Prime […]

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   BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir’s mother Mirza Fatima Amin died while receiving treatment at a Dhaka hospital. She was undergoing treatment at the Ibrahim Cardiac Hospital and Research Institute due to age-related complications. She was 88 years old. BNP Vice-Chairman Professor AZM Zahid Hossain told bdnews24.com the doctors declared Fatima Amin dead around 12:00 […]

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  People participate in a rally called ‘Mangal Shobhajatra’ bring out by Faculty of Fine Arts of Dhaka University students at Shahbagh on Saturday. — Sony Ramany The nation celebrated its most colourful and traditional festival Pahela Baishakh, the Bangla New Year 1425, on Saturday with much fanfare, festivity and enthusiasm amid restrictions and a […]

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