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Wholesale price of onion dropped a little

Wholesale price of onion has dropped a little. The price of local onion was Taka 65 to Taka 67 per Kg in Shyam Bazaar of Dhaka city. The wholesale price of local onion was Taka 70 to Taka 72 per Kg just a few days ago. And imported Indian onion sells at a price of […]

National debate competition started

National debate competition started from 24 September. This is organized by Jahangirnagar university debate organization. About 50 different educational institutions will take part in this debate competition. There are 40 universities and 34 schools and colleges that will take part in this debate competition. There will be 6th inter-university debate competition, 3rd inter-college debate competition […]

Tree plantation to yield green tea

A tea-garden will be made inside Jahangir Nagar University to yield green tea. Vice-chancellor of the university inaugurated the tree plantation ceremony by planting a tea-tree. 250 trees of advanced progeny named BT-2 have been planted in the slope in front of Meer Mosharaf Hossain hall. These trees were planted by consulting with the experts […]

Power connection from 27 September with India

Power connection to our national grid with India starts from 27 September. Initially, 50 megawatts of electricity will be imported from Indian government. The import will be increased gradually to 250 megawatts by October. Prime-minister Sheikh Hasina is scheduled to inaugurate formally on 5 October. The inauguration will be at Veramara sub-station grid through video […]

News in brief

1. Science Olympiad held at Notre Dame College in Dhaka on Saturday. Students had to answer different questions of science. 100 schools attended in this Olympiad. 2. Abahani and Mohamedan will play at 9 am  on Sunday. On the basis of points Mohamedan is in good position. Both cricket teams are hopeful about winning. 3. […]

Foreign citizen hurt

A Japanese woman was seriously hurt being pelted with stones while returning to Dhaka from Cox’s Bazaar during hartal (strike). The incident took place in Satkania upagila (sub-district) at Keranihat at 11 pm  on Thursday. Her left eye was hurt. She was primarily treated at Chittagong Medical College Hospital. During last 48 hour hartal one […]

Import of onion from India suspended

India has increased the price of onion from 600 USD to 900 USD per metric ton. This high price of onion compelled importers to stop importing onions from India. Meanwhile, a report published by international food policy research institute on Thursday reveals that due to increased price in India, local businessman took the opportunity and […]

Unusual ups and downs in DSE

In the last few weeks the prices of some of the companies listed in DSE has increased unusually. DSE demanded the reason behind this unto the respective companies. In response most companies informed that they did not have any price sensitive information about this unusual price increment. On Thursday the prices of most of these […]

TCB will sell onion from Monday, price got higher

TCB (Trading Corporation of Bangladesh) declared that they will start selling onions in the market from Monday. Meanwhile, the price of onion has got higher. Local onion sells at Taka 70 to Taka 75 and Indian onion sells at a price of Taka 90 per Kg. In an effort to curb the market price TCB […]

Primary school teachers’ scale is lower than that of a driver

Primary school teachers’ ranking is 3rd class. Primary school teachers get a lower salary than that of a government driver. The salary scale of a primary school teacher is Taka 4,700 and a primary school teacher gets a sum total of nearly Tk.8,000 per month. On the other hand a government driver has a salary […]

Khan Jahan Ali air port has not yet been built

Proposed Khan Jahan Ali air port at Mongla sea port has not yet been built. The project started in the year 1995. required land has been acquired in this regard. Many of the equipments purchased earlier are mostly damaged. These equipments worth several crore Taka. The land acquired is mostly used by temporary police station. […]

No plan to deploy drone (UAV): Joshi

BASF director Mr. Joshi has told that India has no plan to deploy drone or UAV (remote control plane) along the border of Bangladesh and India. In a joint press conference between BASF and BGB held in Dhaka on Wednesday, Mr. Joshi told that they had no such plan and there is no such plan […]

Electronic transaction increased

Bangladesh bank has published ‘Financial Stability Report-2013’ on Sunday. This report reveals that electronic transaction has increased in the country. Half of the transactions were done using ATM machines mostly using credit cards and debit cards. Last year Taka 56,130 crore were transacted through debit card and Taka 30,776 crore were transacted through credit card. […]

Bangladesh book fair in kolkata.

Export promotion bureau (EPB) in association of Bangladesh sub embassy in kolkata are going to organize a book fair from 26 september. A book society named ‘Bangladesh Gyan O Srijonshil Prokashak Samity’ took the initiative for the 3rd time. The fair will last until 2nd October. This fair will be at Gaganendra Shilpa Prodarshanshala of […]

Primary school teachers are going on strikes from 15 September

Primary school teachers are going on strikes from 15 of September to meet their 12 point demand. Their demands include making the post of headmaster as 2nd class rank equivalent. They disclosed different programmes  in the reporters unity centre. From 15 September there will be strikes for 3 hours for three days. From 19 September […]