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Banks now can open FX clearing account in yuan

The central bank has allowed banks to open foreign currency clearing account with Bangladesh Bank (BB) in Chinese yuan renminbi to facilitate bilateral foreign trade, officials said.The BB issued a notification in this connection on Tuesday and asked all authorised dealers (ADs) of foreign exchange in Bangladesh to follow the...

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Nation observes National Mourning Day today

The nation will observe the National Mourning Day today (Wednesday) with due solemnity, marking the 43rd anniversary of assassination of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, reports UNB.Sheikh Mujibur Rahman - the architect of the country's independence -- was assassinated along with most of his family members at...

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Dhaka second least liveable city: EIU

Dhaka has been ranked as the second least liveable city in the world, mainly due to unavailability of adequate infrastructure, according to the latest survey of the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).The London-based forecasting and advisory service provider of the Economist Group initiated the global survey, covering 140 cities across the...

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HC wants list of city’s risky bldgs

The High Court (HC) ordered on Tuesday authorities concerned to submit a list of risky buildings in the city within next three months. The court asked Bangladesh Fire Service and Civil Defence, RAJUK and Ministry of Housing and Public Works to comply with the order by November 22. The court...

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Prayer Timings-(15-8-2018)

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