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Indian entrepreneurs keen to invest in joint ventures in Bangladesh

CHITTAGONG, Feb 18, 2017 (BSS) - Indian entrepreneurs today expressed their keen interests in boosting bilateral trade and commerce through joint ventures in Bangladesh.

A 15-member delegation of...More...

Toshiba dives on nuclear woes, S&P warns over rating

TOKYO, Feb 18, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Shares in troubled conglomerate Toshiba dived again Friday as Standard & Poor's warned it may cut its credit rating while a possible savio...More...

Russia says ready to act on strong ruble

MOSCOW, Feb 18, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Russia's economy minister said Friday that authorities expected the ruble to begin weakening soon, but would react if the currency contin...More...

US Treasury secretary seeks 'more balanced' relations with China

WASHINGTON, Feb 18, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Newly-installed US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin spoke on Friday with Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang and other officials, and c...More...

Drought-tolerant wheat varieties gain popularity in Barind

RAJSHAHI, Feb 17, 2017 (BSS) - Drought-tolerant and high-yielding wheat varieties, especially BARI Gom-26, have started gaining popularity among farmers of the Barind ...More...

Trump trade strategy 'doomed to failure:' US trade expert

WASHINGTON, Feb 17, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - President Donald Trump's rejection of multilateral trade agreements in the Asia-Pacific in favor of one-on-one deals is "doomed to fa...More...