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Amazon cancels New York City campus plan

Bangladesh, Feb. 16 -- Amazon has said it will not build a new headquarters in New York, citing fierce opposition from state and local politicians. The dramatic turnabout comes just months after the ... Read More


Hi-Tech Park inks MoU with US-based company

Bangladesh, Feb. 16 -- The Bangladesh Hi-Tech Park Authority and Founders Space, a US-based company signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for imparting trainings to the country's youths in the IC... Read More


Move underway to promote rural microenterprises involving $190m

Bangladesh, Feb. 16 -- The government has taken a move to promote microenterprises across the country involving US$ 190 million. The new initiative aims to promote microenterprises in different rural... Read More


BJA for lifting export ban on low-grade jute

Bangladesh, Feb. 16 -- The Bangladesh Jute Association (BJA) has requested the government to withdraw restrictions on the export of BTR and BWR raw jute to protect their interests. The BTR stands for... Read More


BAPLC team meets Commerce Minister

Bangladesh, Feb. 16 -- A delegation of the Bangladesh Association of Publicly Listed companies (BAPLC), led by its President Azam J Chowdhury called on Tipu Munshi, MP, Commerce Minister at the Bangla... Read More


HSIA re-opens green, red channels

Bangladesh, Feb. 16 -- Customs Department of National Board of Revenue (NBR) has re-opened green and red channels at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) aiming to facilitate trade and passen... Read More


Mooting the idea of welfare business

Bangladesh, Feb. 16 -- There are thousands of people who would like to do business in the society but they can't do it due to a shortage of capital. Besides, some have started co-operative and partner... Read More


Prospect of SME banking in Bangladesh

Bangladesh, Feb. 16 -- The small and medium enterprise (SME) loan means financing provided by financial institutions in small and medium industries. Financial institutions provide loans to small and m... Read More


Future of uranium as sustainable source of energy

Bangladesh, Feb. 16 -- According to the International Energy Agency, global energy consumption could see an increase of up to 18 per cent by 2030 and 39 per cent by 2050. This will increase the demand... Read More


Midas touch with a difference

Bangladesh, Feb. 16 -- Forty years are a long time for an organisation, particularly when it propagates habits, spirits and values contrary to the popular trend. On this score, Bishwo Shahitto Kendro ... Read More