Banking

IBBL deposit rises by 13.5% in H1 of 2015

The deposit inflow of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited (IBBL) grew by 13.50 per cent in the first half (H1) of this calendar year indicates boosting confidence of the depositors on the Shariah-based bank

Stocks

Bangladesh’s stocks edge higher

Bangladesh’s stocks inched slightly higher on Sunday as DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), crossed the 4,800-mark and ended at 4,802.02, gaining 9.71 points or 0.20 per cent

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

Treasury

Indian Rupee down 7 paise against US dollar in early trade

Indian rupee fell by 7 paise to 63.98 a dollar in early trade at the Interbank Foreign Exchange market on Thursday as the American currency strengthened overseas after the Federal Reserve upgraded its outlook on the US economy.

National

Security, a prime concern after Indo-Bangla enclave exchange

With the long-awaited swapping of enclaves between India and Bangladesh now complete, ensuring security so that these areas do not become a hub of anti-national activities seems to be the prime concern for security agencies

Health

New therapy against cancer

An innovative immunological therapy that attacks carcinogenic cells in humans by increasing the body's anti-tumour response was presented in Santiago city in Chile

BD in Global Media

Modi’s Bangladesh border breakthrough bodes well

Indian PM Narendra Modi's Bangladesh visit became a fruitful one as two neighbours sign LBA and swap 162 enclaves that were left behind in each other’s territories when boundaries were drawn in 1947