Treasury

Bangladesh Bank purchases $3.76bn from banks in FY 15

Bangladesh Bank purchases $3.76bn from banks in FY 15

Bangladesh Bank purchases US$3.76 billion from the commercial banks directly in the fiscal year (FY) 2014-15 to keep the inter-bank foreign exchange (forex) market stable

Business

Eurozone economic growth speeds up

Eurozone economic growth speeds up

Eurozone business activity rose at its fastest pace in four years in June, boosted by higher spending by consumers and businesses, a survey has indicated

National

New fiscal begins with strong economic indicators in Bangladesh

New fiscal begins with strong economic indicators in Bangladesh

The new fiscal year starts amid strong trend in major economic indicators, raising the prospect of achieving higher growth and more economic stability in the coming days in Bangladesh

International

World awaits Greek debt vote

World awaits Greek debt vote

It's come to this. Since hidden debts were uncovered in late 2009, and credit default swaps warned of trouble in early 2010, fiscal woes have haunted Greece

Sports

Bangladesh face toughest test at end of long season

Bangladesh face toughest test at end of long season

Bangladesh have had few breaks while playing four series and a World Cup in the last 12 months, and these two Twenty20 internationals, three ODIs and two Tests against South Africa will end their 2014-15 and 2015 seasons, which merged into one vast period

Offbeat

Cats ‘control mice’ with chemicals

Cats 'control mice' with chemicals

Researchers found that when very young mice were exposed to a chemical in cat urine, they were less likely to avoid the scent of cats later in life

Education

College admission results finally published

College admission results finally published

The results of the first merit list for college admission for the academic session 2015-16 were finally published on Sunday midnight after a three-day delay caused by technical glitches

Science &Tech

The meaning of life, according to Google’s chatbot AI

The meaning of life, according to Google's chatbot AI

Conversations with chatbots are interesting, in a short-lived sort of way. If you take Cleverbot for a spin, for example, you quickly run into issues.