Banking News

Passengers paying extra toll at over 400 BIWTA ghat points

Staff Reporter In light of the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr, the leaseholders of Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) and District Council (Zila Parishad) have been collecting additional tolls violating the terms of an agreement from more than 400 ghat points of Launch Ghats and river ports, including Sadarghat river port, across the country. Bangladesh Jatri Kalyan Samity (BJKS) secretary general Mozammel ...

Six shops burnt to ashes in Baralekha

Juri (Moulvibazar) Correspondent A fire broke out in Baralekha of Moulvibazar and six semi-finished shops were burnt to ashes. The fire broke out at Fazlur Rahman Market in Kazirband Bazar of Barni Union of the upazila around 6 am on Friday (April 22). Upon receiving the news, the fire service people went to the spot and brought the fire under ...

PM stresses maximum land usage for food production

DHAKA, April 11, 2022 (BSS) – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today urged the countrymen to ensure maximum usage of land to produce food to maintain self-sufficiency against the backdrop of the global crisis over the Ukraine conflict. “After two waves of Covid-19 pandemic, now the Russia-Ukraine war may expose the world to another crisis,” premier’s press secretary Ihsanul Karim quoted ...