The suspected toxic ship MV Asia Union, which last week sought to enter Bangladesh, left the country’s waters in the last few days, officials say. The ship’s agents wanted permission for the Chinese-owned vessel to be dismantled in Bangladesh. But officials last week told the...Read More..
The deportation letter arrived just as Nadia Habib was starting her junior year at Stony Brook University, its message straightforward and scary: Please report to our offices on Sept. 29, and be prepared to leave the country. Habib, who moved to the U.S. from Bangladesh...Read More..
For the first time since 1996 IBM’s market value has exceeded Microsoft’s. IBM’s closing price on 29 September was $214bn (£137.4bn) while Microsoft’s was a shade behind at $213.2bn (£136.8bn). The values cap a sustained period in which IBM’s share price has moved steadily upward...Read More..
The BSF has handed over to the Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) a fresh list of Indian insurgents hiding in that country and demanded action against them even as the latter ruled out presence of rebels in its soil. “BSF has furnished a fresh list of...Read More..
Bangladesh Petroleum Corp has received a syndicated loan of $200 million from foreign banks and financial institutions to help pay for oil imports.
Bangladesh BPC secures $200 mil from foreign lenders for oil imports. BPC held one-to-one discussions with global lenders in Singapore this week and secured assurances from them, he said. HSBC, Citibank and Standard Chartered arranged road shows in Singapore to woo foreign lenders and set...Read More..
The private sector comes forward to pull up the sinking stock market with a “market stabilisation fund” that also aims to give a new lease of life to the financially affected retail investors. AK Azad, president of the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and...Read More..
The ICC’s amendments to playing conditions come into effect from October 1, meaning players will need to get their heads around the changes when international cricket resumes. Proposals made by the ICC Cricket Committee at its meeting in London in May were approved by the...Read More..
The economic slump that has thrown millions of Americans out of work also jump-started the moribund U.S. microcredit sector, a Nobel laureate who pioneered nonprofit lending to the poor said. The idea of using small, uncollateralized loans to help the poor had failed to catch...Read More..
It has been announced that the students will get the books under new curriculum by January 1, 2013. By March 2012 the writing of books on the new syllabus and curriculum will be completed. The Education Minister disclosed this at a seminar held in the...Read More..
World Tourism Day (WTD) is celebrated annually on September 27, aiming at fostering awareness among the international community of its social, cultural, political and economic value. The theme of WTD 2011 is “Tourism– Linking Cultures.” It has been chosen with the intention of highlighting tourism’s...Read More..
source: The waters around India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are home to the world’s most endangered sea turtles, according to a study released Thursday aimed at setting a blueprint for global conservation. While it was well known that almost all sea turtle species face extinction,...Read More..