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Litchi starts appearing in markets

RAJSHAHI, May 07, 2017 (BSS) - With seven more days are left of the Bangla month of Joistha, commonly known as 'Modhumash', the juicy fruit litchi has started appearing i...More...

World Bank resumes aid to impoverished Malawi

BLANTYRE, Malawi, May 7, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - The World Bank has resumed direct budget support to impoverished Malawi with an $80-million injection three years after donors p...More...

Canada reprisals over lumber tariffs 'inappropriate': US

WASHINGTON, May 7, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Warnings from Canada it might ban US thermal coal imports in retaliation over US tariffs slapped on its lumber are "inappropriate," US...More...

PCBs play leading role in agricultural loan disbursement

DHAKA, May 06, 2017 (BSS) - Private commercial banks (PCBs), including the foreign ones, are now playing leading role in disbursing agriculture credit as they have together disbursed Tk 8354.33 crore...More...

European stocks up, US stocks at records ahead of French vote

NEW YORK, May 6, 2017 (AFP) - Wall Street stocks rallied to fresh records Friday following a solid US jobs report, while European equities gained ahead of the final round...More...

Bumper Haribhanga mango output likely in Rangpur

RANGPUR, May 05, 2017 (BSS) - The farmers, officials and experts are expecting a bumper output of the fibreless and highly tasty local variety Haribhanga mango this seas...More...