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Evaly MD plans to declare bankruptcy

Mohammad Rassel, the embattled MD of e-commerce platform Evaly, was planning to file for bankruptcy if the company failed to clear its financial obligations amid allegations of embezzlement, according to the Rapid Action Batallion. Rassel was also seeking to enhance Evaly’s ‘brand value’ by building a large customer base with an eye on selling the business, with all its liabilities, ...

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10 new instructions for tourists at Cox’s Bazar beach

In the last five years, 20 tourists drowned while taking bath in the sea in Cox’s Bazar. At the same time, 354 people have been rescued from the sea. The main reasons for the accident are to go deep in the sea without knowing how to swim and not understanding the signals of the red and red-yellow flags on the ...

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PM Sheikh Hasina off to USA to join 76th UNGA

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina left Dhaka on Friday morning for New York, USA via Helsinki to attend the 76th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). “A VVIP chartered flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines departed the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA), Dhaka for Helsinki carrying the premier and her entourage members around 9:23am today,” PM’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim told BSS. This ...

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British High Commission Webinar: Strengthening capital markets to spur business growth and job creation in Bangladesh

On 15 September the British High Commission in Bangladesh organised a webinar titled “Bangladesh Capital Markets: A New Frontier”. Mr M A Mannan, the honourable Minister of Ministry of Planning, Government of Bangladesh, attended as the Chief Guest. He was joined by Ms Rushanara Ali, Member of the UK Parliament and the UK Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy for Bangladesh. The ...

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Bangladesh records lowest single-day infection rate in over 6 months

The single-day infection rate of Covid-19 in Bangladesh dropped below 6% after 189 days on Thursday. The latest test positivity rate (5.98%) is the lowest since March 11, when it was 5.82%. On March 12, the country logged 5.98% infection rate. The health authorities reported 51 fresh fatalities and 1,862 Covid-19 infections in the 24 hours to 8am on Thursday. ...

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Bank details of 11 journalist leaders sought: Editors’ Council expresses concern

Editors’ Council has expressed concerned as Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit (BFIU) sought detail information of bank accounts of 11 top journalist leaders. A written statement confirmed the matter on Thursday. It is learnt that recently, the BFIU sought bank details of the 11 leaders, including Jatiya Press Club’s president and general secretary. The organisation said according to the law, investigation ...

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Australia firmly with B’desh to find a solution to Rohingya crisis: Envoy

Australian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Jeremy Bruer on Thursday said his country remains strongly committed to finding a solution to the Rohingya crisis and help Bangladesh manage the situation. “We remain strongly committed,” he said, adding that Australia will continue to help Bangladesh and the host community, reports UNB. The Australian High Commissioner was addressing at “DCAB Talk” organized by ...

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No record in National Archives can be destroyed; bill passed

The Bangladesh National Archive Bill, 2021 was passed in Parliament on Thursday with a strong provision that no record can be destroyed. State Minister for Cultural Affairs KM Khalid moved the Bill, brought to replace the National Archive Ordinance, 1983 in line with a High Court order, was passed by voice vote. The provision of destroying any record has been ...

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2 people among UP chairman killed in Narail road accident

Two people, including a union parishad (UP) chairman, were killed in a road accident on the Kalia-Bardia road near Simanandopur Primary School under Kalia upazila of Narail on Wednesday night. The deceased were identified as Khashial union parishad chairman M Khan Rassel Sweet, 50, a resident of Bordia village and Showkat Sarder, 60, of Tona village of the upazila. Police ...

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Philippines new ambassador presents credentials to President Hamid

The newly appointed Ambassador of the Philippines to Bangladesh Alan L. Deniega presented his credentials to President Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban on Wednesday. Welcoming the envoy the President said Bangladesh’s relations with the Philippines are excellent, president’s press secretary Joynal Abedin told reporters. The two countries would be benefited through joint ventures in various sectors including nursing and agricultural processing, ...

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