Dhaka: 9:06 PM, Wed, 18 Oct, 2017

7 Sonali Bank officials sacked in Thakurgaon

Thakurgaon Correspondent: Seven officials of Sonali Bank at principal office of Thakurgaon district were temporarily suspended today over allegations of assault on some other officials of the bank on Thursday.

Scheduled Banks to be opened July 15

Economic Correspondent: Bangladesh Bank has ordered the authorities concerned to open country`s all scheduled banks for facilitating the RMG workers to provide their salaries and festival allowances.

Banks, stocks remain closed

Economic Correspondent: All scheduled banks have remained closed today (Wednesday) for the bank holiday, marking the first day of the new 2015-16 financial year (FY16).

WB to provide $473m in 2 projects

Economic Correspondent: International financial institution World Bank (WB) is going to finance $473million in two separate projects for the development of financial sector and food security in Bangladesh.

China-led AIIB bank holds signing ceremony

Risingbd Desk: A signing ceremony for establishing of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has been held in China.

Banking hours reset for Ramadan

Economic Correspondent: The central bank has reset office hours for all banks from 9:30am to 4pm for the holy month of Ramadan.

BB for providing loans to transgender

Economic Correspondent: The Bangladesh Bank has ordered all banks and banking authorities for providing loans to transgender people, physically challenged and other oppressed female entrepreneurs in the country.

BB to provide Tk. 200-cr for dairy development

Economic Correspondent: The Bangladesh Bank is going to build a fund of Tk. 200 crore for the development and establishment of dairy farms across the country, a move intended to help boost the dairy sector and milk production.

90pc banks operating online services: BB boss

Economic Correspondent: Bangladesh Bank Governor Dr Atiur Rahman on Sunday informed, a total of ninety percents of banks in Bangladesh are operating their banking activities through online banking services.

Savar bank looting: Fathers of 2 militants held

Staff Correspondent: Fathers of two militants were detained as their sons were involved in connection with blasting bombs and looting a private bank in Ashulia area of Savar.

New banks in deep trouble

Niaz Mahmud: The new banks of the country are in deep troubles for various reasons. Two years have been passed already but expected success is seen not seen during the time.

Transfast-BRAC Bank launches instant bank deposit service

Staff Correspondent: Transfast, LLC and BRAC Bank Ltd. of Bangladesh on Tuesday announced that they have partnered to enable Transfast customers to make instant bank transfers into accounts at BRAC Bank – the first-ever instant bank deposit service to Bangladesh by a global money transfer company.

Hallmark loan scam charge framing order deferred to April 6

Staff Correspondent: A Dhaka court on Wednesday deferred the hearing on framing charges against 13 accused in the five cases filed by Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) in Hallmark loan scam.

Forex reserves cross $23-bn mark

Economic Correspondent: Bangladesh`s foreign exchange reserves reached a record high as the reserves surpassed $23 billion mark for the first time in the country’s history on Thursday.

`Rickshawpuller gives 15% VAT while TIN holders 10%`

Economic Correspondent: Bangladesh Bank Governor Dr. Atiur Rahman on Thursday said, a rickshawpuller used to give 15% while a Taxpayer Identification Numbers (TIN) holder gives 10% Value-added Tax (VAT).

EC starts dialogue with AL

Staff Correspondent: As part of the ongoing dialogues, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda is holding a meeting with a delegation of Awami League (AL) over holding the next general election in a credible manner.

Mila files case against her husband's family

Staff Correspondent: Popular pop singer Tasbiha Binte Shahid Mila, commonly known as Mila Islam, has filed a defamation case against her husband Parvez Sanjari's family.