Banking

Bangladesh’s banks’ CDR falls below 70% in July

The credit-deposit ratio (CDR) of all banks fall below 70% again in the middle of July following availability of foreign currency loan with lower interest rate

Stocks

Sensex trips 147 points on profit-booking, weak Asian cues

The benchmark BSE Sensex was trading lower by 147 points in early deals on Monday on profit-booking after recent gains, while weak Asian cues also weighed.

Apparel

Bangladesh’s RMG makers to join Paris apparel expo

More than one dozen Bangladeshi readymade garment (RMG) manufacturers are respected to participate in apparel expo titled ‘Texworld – Apparel Sourcing’ in mid-September in Paris

International

Syria's Palmyra Temple severely damaged by IS

The Islamic State (IS) militant group has destroyed part of what's considered the most important temple at the ancient Syrian site of Palmyra, activists and witnesses say.

Sports

How does Usain Bolt run so fast?

Since the Beijing Olympics in 2008 Bolt has won every race he's entered at a World Championship or the Olympics, with the exception of one, where he was disqualified for making a false start.

Environment

Rare slimy Nautilus for first time in 30 years

Allonautilus scrobiculatus is a species of nautilus, cousin to squids and cuttlefish more than 30 years after finding and identifying a then-new species of nautilus off the coast of Papua New Guinea

Education

Jet Airways rolls out benefits for India, Bangladesh students flying abroad

Private carrier Jet Airways Friday said students from India and Bangladesh going abroad, particularly to the US and Europe, for higher studies under its 'EduJetter' programme can now avail its codeshare flights operated by partner airline Etihad Airways as well.