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Bicycle industry shining

When Covid pandemic has put a damper on most businesses, country's bicycle manufacturers are enjoying their heyday.Bicycle sales at home and abroad have gone up significantly in recent months.In view of meeting the need for social distancing as a health safety measure, more and more people are now using bicycle...

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Lockdown in Wari starts today

Wari under the Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) is all set to be put under strict lockdown for 21 days from today(Saturday) morning as the area was identified as a 'Red Zone' due to high Covid-19 infection rate, reports UNB.The lockdown restriction will be effective from 8am on Saturday which...

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Container growth slows in FY'20

The growth in container handling at the country's prime sea port of Chittagong slowed down to nearly 3.0 per cent in the just-concluded fiscal year due to poor shipment.This is provisional statistics prepared by the Chittagong Port Authority.The shipment was hit hard in May when merchandise export slumped by over...

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Jute mill workers to get June wage by next week: Minister

Textiles and Jute Minister Golam Dastagir Gazi on Friday said the workers of 25 closed state-run jute mills would receive their wages for the month of June in their personal bank accounts by next week.He gave this assurance at an urgent press briefing arranged from his residence at Siddheshwari in...

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42 more die as BD ranks eighth behind KSA

Bangladesh has now become the eighth worst-hit nation in accordance with the World Health Organisation's global weekly increase in Covid-19.In the last seven days until 7:15 pm on July 03, 2020, the small, but densely-populated country ranked eighth in the world, reporting 26,671 confirmed cases.In Asia, Bangladesh is the third...

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Prayer Timings-(04-07-2020)

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