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AGL board meets Jan 22

FT ONLINE Anwar Galvanizing Limited (AGL) has organised its board meeting at the company’s head office in the city at 3:30 pm on January 22,…

‘Jute drink by year-end’

FT ONLINE State Minister for Textiles and Jute Mirza Azam on Friday said that the government will start production of jute drink by the end…

Emirates announces $16bn deal for 36 Airbus

FT ONLINE Emirates Airlines said on Thursday it has struck a $16bn deal to buy 36 Airbus A380 super-jumbos just days after the European manufacturer…

Govt imposes ban on raw jute export

FT ONLINE The Bangladesh government has imposed an indefinite ban on export of some categories of raw jute, officials said. The export ban came on…

Taka falls against dollar

FT ONLINE The United States (US) dollar continues to gain strength against Bangladesh taka (BDT), according to Bangladesh Bank (BB). The US dollar is continuing high…

Mahbub Islami Bank new MD

FT ONLINE The Board of Directors of the Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited (IBBL) has chosen Md Mahbub ul Alam as its new Managing Director (MD)…

No beef import: Govt

FT ONLINE Livestock Minister Narayon Chandra Chanda on Wednesday said the government will not allow beef import to save local farmers and beef industry. He…

PM plans for 60,000 MW by 2041

FT ONLINE Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said the government’s future plan is to generate 24,000 MW power by 2021 and 60,000 MW by…

Govt inks two deals with OFID

FT ONLINE The government on Wednesday signed two loan agreements with the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) for US$60 million aiming to implement two…

ECNEC approves 14 projects worth Tk 184.83b

FT ONLINE The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) on Tuesday approved a total of 14 projects involving Taka 184.83 billion. The approval…