Rice import duty, tax increased to 55pc

The government yesterday increased regulatory duty on rice import to 25 per cent from the existing 3 per cent in its move to raise the prices of paddy in local markets by

320-330 must if we bat first: Mashrafe

Mashrafe Mortaza has been to enough World Cups now to weed out the unnecessary hype before the tournament. His Bangladesh team, which had been flying a little under the radar in

ADB provides $400mn loan for Ctg-Cox’s Bazar rail link

Bangladesh signed a deal with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Thursday for a $400 million loan to connect Chattogram and Cox’s Bazar by rail.

Mobile networks in Asia, Europe suspending Huawei smartphones order

Mobile networks in Asia and Europe are suspending orders for Huawei smartphones following the US decision last week to restrict the company is access to American technology.

Modi set for 2nd term as India PM

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi looks set for a second term with another sweep, with the National Democratic Alliance that his party the BJP leads ahead in 339 seats as votes

DiCaprio and Pitt: Hollywood heartthrobs who push their limits

The stars were aligned for Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio to put their dashing good looks to use on big-budget films, but both Hollywood golden boys have instead taken on more

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