Footballers report for WC qualifiers

May 19, 2015

Bangladesh’s preparation for next month’s two World Cup qualifiers got underway on Monday when 27 footballers out of 32-member preliminary squad reported to the Bangladesh Football Federation. Bangladesh will start their World Cup qualifiers campaign on June 11 against Kyrgyzstan at the Bangabandhu National Stadium before facing Tajikistan five days later Read more

Two others to join Sabina in Maldives

May 19, 2015

The success of striker Sabina Khatun in Maldives last month opened the door of other Bangladeshi women footballers as Maldives National Defense Force’s outfit Dhivehi Sifainge Club picked two other Bangladeshi players for the Football Association of Maldives Women’s Championship. National midfielder Mirona and goalkeeper Sabina Akter will fly along with Read more

Sylhet Football Academy will take part on BCL

May 19, 2015

The Bangladesh Football Federation on Monday decided to include Sylhet Football Academy team in the upcoming Bangladesh Championship League to give the young players opportunity to prove their worth in the competitive level. The decision came through a meeting of the BFF. Despite being late, BFF finally followed the path of All India Football Federation who Read more

Pak plans anti-dumping duty on B’desh textile chemical

May 17, 2015

National Tariff Commission of Pakistan has initiated proceedings to impose anti-dumping duty on import of hydrogen peroxide from Bangladesh, commerce ministry officials said. They said that the NTC had already issued a notice of initiation on April 28 and invited the interested parties to attend hearing on the issue. ‘Bangladesh Tariff Commission on behalf of Read more

Domestic resource mobilisation, FDI key to financing sustainable dev

May 17, 2015

Experts say at discussion
Experts and policy makers on Saturday stressed on focusing on domestic resource mobilisation, domestic and foreign direct investment, public-private partnership and intra-regional trade for financing sustainable development in the countries like Bangladesh and other South and South East Asian nations. Political commitment, policy and institutional reforms in these Read more

No first aid facility in 35pc of RMG units

May 17, 2015

DIFE survey finds
Thirty-five per cent of the readymade garment factories in the country lack first aid facility and required equipment for the purpose, according to a recent survey conducted by the Department of Inspection for Factories and Establishments. The survey conducted in 643 apparel factories in the January-March period found that 67 per cent of the factories did not Read more

Stocks see another buoyant week on investors’ optimism

May 17, 2015

DSE Weekly Review
Stocks see another buoyant week on investors’ optimism
Dhaka stocks gained sharply last week, the second week in a row, with an increased turnover due to investors’ optimism about the market prospect, market operators said. The key index of Dhaka Stock Exchange, DSEX, advanced by 4.20 per cent, or 192.57points, over the week to close at 4,314.89 points on Thursday. Investors’ optimism was mostly driven Read more

BTRC to formulate long-term strategy for cyber security

May 17, 2015

The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has decided to formulate a long-term strategy for the country’s cyber security to be implemented through Bangladesh Cyber Security Incident Response Team, or BD-CSIRT, said officials. BD-CSIRT, the assigned department of the telecom regulator, was formed in 2012 in a bid to tackle the growing Read more

Mushfiq’s captaincy secured for now

May 17, 2015

Bangladesh Test skipper Mushfiqur Rahim can be rest assured that his captaincy won’t be taken away in 2015, said Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hasan on Saturday. Mushfiq’s captaincy came under scrutiny during the recently concluded two-match Test series against Pakistan. The decision to bat first in the second Test match where wickets turned out Read more

BCB to form committee on match-fixing probe

May 17, 2015

The Bangladesh Cricket Board will launch an investigation committee to probe the alleged match-fixing in the National Cricket League, said BCB president Nazmul Hasan on Saturday. BCB is expected to take immediate actions in this regard as they maintained zero tolerance in previous cases related with match-fixing corruptions. ‘We would form an investigation Read more

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