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Daily Archives: August 19, 2019

Number of dengue patients decreasing: DGHS

Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on Monday said the number of dengue patients at hospitals across the country is decreasing because of the...

Victims of slum fire to be rehabilitated: Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Monday said victims of shanties razed in the last Friday’s fire at Mirpur’s Chalantika, will be rehabilitated. “The...

Alibaba opens doors to Bangladeshi SMEs for mega B2B sourcing event

adeshi Limited and Alibaba.com’s channel partner has announced Bangladeshi SMEs are to be included for the first time in the Chinese e-commerce giant’s massive...

Cabinet okays Mongla Port Authority Act

The Cabinet on Monday approved in principle the draft of “The Mongla Port Authority Act, 2019” enhancing fine and jail term for environment pollution...

NBR issues work order for 10,000 e-fiscal devices

National Board of Revenue (NBR) issued a work order to collect 10,000 Electronic Fiscal Device (EFD) to check value added tax (VAT) evasion at...

Trump ‘not ready’ for China trade deal

US President Donald Trump and top White House officials dismissed concerns that economic growth may be faltering, saying on Sunday they saw little risk...

UK prime minister under pressure to recall Parliament

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday dismissed the notion of recalling Parliament from its summer break after leaked government documents warned of widespread...

At least 46 killed by heavy rainfall in Sudan

A Sudanese health official says flooding triggered by heavy rains has killed at least 46 people in the past two months and destroyed thousands...

Danish PM: Trump’s idea of buying Greenland is ‘absurd’

Greenland is not for sale and U.S. President Donald Trump's idea of buying the semi-autonomous Danish territory in the Arctic from Denmark is "an...

Iran warns against US attempts to seize Iranian oil tanker

Iran's Foreign Ministry on Monday warned against any attempt by the United States to seize the Iranian oil tanker released on Aug. 15 by...