Banking

BB governor for formulating policy on de-risk small transaction

BB governor for formulating policy on de-risk small transaction

Bangladesh Bank (BB) Governor Atiur Rahman urges governors of developed countries and international financial Institutions like World Bank to take necessary policy initiatives to 'de-risk' small transaction

Apparel

Relief for Bangladesh apparel exporters as govt slashes tax

Relief for Bangladesh apparel exporters as govt slashes tax

Bangladeshi exporters, including apparel makers, will now have to pay 0.6 per cent tax at source on their income from export from the upcoming financial year, as the government slashes the rate from the proposed 1 per cent

Treasury

India Rupee weakens 4 paise against US dollar

India Rupee weakens 4 paise against US dollar

Indian rupee depreciated 4 paise to 63.68 against the US dollar in early trade on Wednesday at the Interbank Foreign Exchange due to appreciation of the American currency overseas

Business

China’s economy signals more weakness

China’s economy signals more weakness

China’s economy showed signs of flagging in June, with gauges of factory activity missing market expectations and suggesting weakening momentum in the world’s second-largest economy

International

ICC CWC 2015 gives economic boost to Australia and New Zealand

ICC CWC 2015 gives economic boost to Australia and New Zealand

The findings of an economic impact and benefits analysis carried out by PricewaterhouseCoopers show that the tournament generated more than $AU 1.1 billion in direct spending

Sports

ICC CWC 2015 gives economic boost to Australia and New Zealand

ICC CWC 2015 gives economic boost to Australia and New Zealand

The findings of an economic impact and benefits analysis carried out by PricewaterhouseCoopers show that the tournament generated more than $AU 1.1 billion in direct spending

Health

With the help of aluminum foil say goodbye to pain

With the help of aluminum foil say goodbye to pain

It has been shown that regular aluminum foil is not only suited for preparation or wrapping of food, but it is also great for healing certain health conditions

BD in Global Media

Leading Bangladesh daily mocks Indian team

Leading Bangladesh daily mocks Indian team

Showing utter disrespect towards the Indian cricket team, a Bangladeshi newspaper has produced a fake ‘cutter’ advertisement, in which seven Indian cricketers are seen standing with their heads half-shaven

Offbeat

China fears loss of Great Wall, brick by brick

China fears loss of Great Wall, brick by brick

Scholars say the Great Wall of China is disappearing as a result of erosion, theft of bricks and damage from tourists scrambling over unrestored sections

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