Banking

Bank’s NOP limit increased by 11% in Bangladesh

Bangladesh Bank increases the net open position (NOP) limit of commercial banks for holding foreign exchange in order to keep the inter-bank foreign exchange market stable

Apparel

Bangladesh forms panel for Swan Garment workers' pay

Bangladesh's junior labour minister Mujibul Haque Chunnu has said that a committee has been formed to take steps to clear the dues of Swan Garments workers

International

India executes Mumbai bomb plotter

India says it has carried out the execution of Yakub Memon, the man convicted of financing the deadly 1993 Mumbai bombings.

Environment

Bangladesh’s ports asked to hoist cautionary signal 7

Bangladesh’s two maritime ports advised to hoist danger signal No. seven as the deep depression over northeast Bay and adjoining Bangladesh coast intensified into a cyclonic storm “Komen”

Offbeat

Bear family frolicked on Golf course

A sunny day in a New Jersey town brought three bears out to play.The mother bear and her two cubs were caught on video playing around on the green of a golf course, just a few hundred feet away from homes,

Education

HSC exams results on August 9

Results of this year's Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and its equivalent examinations will be published on August 9, says Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid on Sunday