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Bangladesh receives first Indian parcel train with chilli

Bangladesh received the first-ever Indian parcel train at Benapole on Monday as it carried 384 tonnes of dry chilli from Andhra Pradesh state of India, reports BSS.The Special Parcel Express (SPE) train consisting of 16 parcel vans travelled a distance over 1,372 kilometres from Reddipalem in Guntur of Andhra, known...

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Gulf states prepare for passenger flights resumption

DUBAI, July 13 (AN): Bahrain said all travellers arriving in its international airport will be required to pay the cost of their mandatory coronavirus testing at $80 starting July 21, state news agency BNA reported.The health ministry said the country's citizens and residents will still be entitled to free coronavirus...

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Gold firms above $1,800/oz on virus, subdued dollar

BENGALURU, July 13 (Reuters): Gold prices firmed above the key $1,800 an ounce level on Monday, supported by uncertainty over the impact of surging coronavirus cases and a subdued dollar.Spot gold was up 0.6 per cent to $1,808.25 per ounce at 0933 GMT. US gold futures were up 0.6 per...

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Oil dips on surge in Covid-19 infections

VIENNA, July 13 (Reuters): Oil prices dropped on Monday on big spikes in Covid-19 infections over the weekend in the United States and elsewhere while traders await an OPEC technical meeting expected to recommend an easing of supply cuts.Brent crude LCOc1 fell 65 cents, or 1.5 per cent, to $42.59...

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Spain says EU recovery fund debt is not charity

MADRID, July 13 (Reuters): Joint borrowing by European Union countries to finance a fund to recover from the economic crisis caused by the Covid-19 pandemic is not charity, Spanish Foreign Minister Arancha Gonzalez said ahead of a crucial summit on the issue July 17-18.All the countries involved would contribute to...

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Md Abdus Salam Azad inaugurating a 10-day virtual training course

CEO and Managing Director of Janata Bank Ltd. Md Abdus Salam Azad inaugurating a 10-day virtual training course entitled 'General Credit Course (evening)' organised by the Janata Bank Staff College Dhaka recently. As many as 85 officials of the bank from across the country participated in the course

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