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Onion being sold at Tk 8 per kg in Kushtia!

Onion is being sold at Tk 8-20 per kg at Kumarkhali upazila in Kushtia district. Farmers are in trouble as the market price of onion is less than the cost of production. Being failed to sell the onion, many farmers are taking back those to their homes. A weekly market is held on Friday morning at the Panti Degree College ...

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Bidens report $600k in 2021 income

US President Joe Biden — who pledged transparency around his personal finances while in office — and his wife Jill Biden reported a bit more than $600,000 on their federal tax returns for 2021, the White House said Friday. The couple paid $150,439 in taxes on $610,702, for a tax rate of 24.6 percent, the White House said. In publishing ...

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Eid advance bus ticket sale begins

The sale of advance bus trickets for Eid-ul-Fitr holidaymakers from Dhaka to other districts has begun this morning. The ticket sales on Friday started at 9:00 am and will continue at the counter till 6 pm. Transport officials said the bus companies have started selling tickets counting May 2 as Eid-ul-Fitr. Thirty percent of the tickets will be sold online. ...

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Biman’s 2 Boeings that collided at airport ‘ready to fly’ again

The two Boeing aircraft of Biman Bangladesh Airlines that collided with each other in the hangar area of Dhaka airport have come into operation on Thursday. However, the incident is still under investigation, said a media release from Biman Bangladesh Airlines. Earlier on Sunday, the Boeing 777-300ER collided with the Boeing 737-800 aircraft while entering the hangar inside Hazrat Shahjalal ...

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Sri Lanka debt restructuring could take months: S&P

S&P Global Ratings said Wednesday it could take months for Sri Lanka to restructure its foreign debt, a day after the country announced it would default on the $51 billion it has borrowed. It said it would likely assign Sri Lanka a “selective default” foreign currency rating after getting confirmation it had missed payment on interest coupons due on April ...

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Yen drops to 20-year low against dollar

The yen hit its lowest level against the dollar in two decades on Wednesday, extending recent falls as the gap widens between Japan’s ultra-loose monetary policy and Fed tightening. One dollar bought 126 yen at around 0630 GMT, the lowest rate since 2002.

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E-commerce thrives in Bangladesh rapidly

E-commerce is thriving in Bangladesh rapidly as elsewhere across the globe as online based trade becomes popular among the people due to easy access to technology and to keep pace with the busiest world. The whole world is getting dependent on technology as everything is now online-based and anyone can buy or sell anything on the virtual platform. In fact, ...

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BSTI begins issuing halal certificates

Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution (BSTI) on Monday started issuing halal certificates for food and other products. At the certificate hand over function, Director General of the organization Md Nazrul Anwar said the country has taken the initiative as a member of the Standards and Metrology Institute for Islamic Countries (SMIC), the halal certification body of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation ...

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Advance Eid train ticket sale begins April 23

Bangladesh Railway will start selling advance train tickets from April 23 on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr. Advance train tickets of April 27 will be available on April 23 while tickets of April 28, 29, 30 and May 1 will be available on April 24, 25, 26 and 27 respectively. The selling of return tickets will begin from the second day ...

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Stocks break losing streak

Stock markets returned to a green zone on Sunday after showing downward trend in the previous four sessions as the issues across both Dhaka and Chittagong stock exchanges were found finishing with an upward trend with higher activities of large-cap securities. DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 21.21 points or 0.31 per cent ...

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