Major reshuffle in admin

In a major reshuffle in the administration, the government has appointed two Secretaries as Secretaries of two divisions under the Home Ministry and transferred Senior Secretary of the Commerce Minist ...

BEZA gets Tk7cr fund for Sylhet Economic Zones

The government has given Tk7 crore loan to Bangladesh Economic Zones Authority (BEZA) for earth filling of Sylhet Economic Zone land, officials said. The interest rate of loan is 6% to be paid in e ...

Tk10-50 lakh ceiling to be set

A government committee formed to recommend the revised amount of home loan facility for government employees considered setting the ceiling of flat loan for urban government employees as per demands o ...

Tk10-50 lakh ceiling to be set

The government is considering to increase the amount of home loan for public servants from Tk1.2 lakhs to Tk10 lakh and Tk50 lakh respectively for rural and urban employees of the state. A governme ...

Rooppur plant: Cabinet approves deal proposals with India

The Cabinet yesterday approved draft proposals of agreement with India on providing advisory support and security to the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant project. The Ministry of Science and Technol ...

Thales to use SpaceX’s Falcon 9 to launch

Thales Alenia Space, the Franco-Italian company that is developing Bangabandhu 1, Bangladesh’s first ever satellite, has signed a deal with US company Space Exploration Technologies Corporation ...

Rooppur plant: Advisory support deals with India likely to be signed next month

The government is going to sign deals with two Indian agencies for advisory support and security of the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant construction project. Drafts of the agreements will be placed ...

12.6% of budget spent in Q1

The government has spent Tk42,894 crore from the current national budget in the fiscal year’s first quarter, which is only 12.59% of total allocation. The total budget allocation is Tk3,4 ...

Tofail urges BNP not to make same ‘mistake’

Commerce minister Tofail Ahmed has said that if BNP sticks to their position of not backing the EC search committee, they will lose big politically. The minister spoke to reporters after a meet ...

Muhith: Govt investigating Yunus' institutions

Finance Minister AMA Muhith has alleged that Nobel laureate Prof Muhammad Yunus had illegally taken tax facilities for his institutions from the government. He made the statement while talking to t ...

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