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Govt approves 2 more stimulus packages...

Govt approves 2 more stimulus packages...

Business

Sun, Jan 17 2021

Total number of stimulus packages now stands at 23 with an overall outlay of Tk 124,053 crore

Biden unveils plan to pump $1.9 trillion...

Biden unveils plan to pump $1.9tn into...

North America

Fri, Jan 15 2021

Transition officials said Biden's plan will be a rescue package that will be followed up with another...

PM to private banks: Provide loans to...

'Provide loans to small businesses more...

Business

Wed, Oct 28 2020

'In our incentive packages, we’ve taken measures to extend financial assistance to various...

OP-ED: Will the lump sum funds be properly...

OP-ED: Will the lump sum funds be properly...

Covid-19 treatment health care facilities should be equipped with pulse oximeters, and functioning oxygen...

ED: SMEs are no small matter

ED: SMEs are no small matter

Editorial

Sun, Jul 19 2020

We cannot afford to stand back and watch as smaller industries falter and collapse

Banks asked to take immediate measures...

Banks asked to take immediate measures...

Business

Fri, Jun 19 2020

Banks have been asked to set up separate help desks at every branch to assist applicants seeking stimulus...

Into the jaws of poverty

Into the jaws of poverty

Editorial

Wed, May 20 2020

Food aid is now failing to meet the needs of the extreme urban poor

There is no excuse

There is no excuse

Editorial

Sun, May 17 2020

It is our duty to do provide for and protect the ones most affected by the pandemic

At a complicated crossroads

At a complicated crossroads

Ashikur Rahman

Sun, May 3 2020

How can we formulate government policy at a time of such uncertainty?

BB releases initial Tk2,000cr from govt...

BB releases initial Tk2,000cr from govt...

Bangladesh

Sun, May 3 2020

'38 banks applied for Tk2,566.19 crore from package'

Businesses not covered apply for loans...

Businesses not covered apply for loans...

Economy

Wed, Apr 22 2020

However, the industries which applied were not eligible for support under the guidelines of the package,...

Hard decisions in the offing

Hard decisions in the offing

Mahmudur Rahman

Wed, Apr 15 2020

Even if a vaccine is developed soon, it won’t be available till next year

To stimulate or not to stimulate?

To stimulate or not to stimulate?

Junayed Chowdhury , ASA Bari

Wed, Apr 15 2020

Exploring the constitutionality of the government’s stimulus package

A web of corruption surrounding relief...

A web of corruption surrounding relief...

Anupam Debashis Roy

Wed, Apr 15 2020

The private and public sectors must work together to pull the country out of this crisis

BSAFE Foundation: Offer interest-free...

BSAFE Foundation: Offer interest-free...

Agriculture

Wed, Apr 15 2020

They asked the government to ensure transparency in giving out loans from the proposed stimulus package...

Coronavirus: Further cut in repo rate,...

Further cut in repo rate, CRR to boost...

Business

Thu, Apr 9 2020

The move will enhance banks’ lending capacity at cheaper rates to invigorate the economy, say...

Covid-19: Protecting the

Covid-19: Protecting the

Mamun Rashid

Wed, Apr 8 2020

What can the government do to soften the blow?

'Working capital loans will boost...

'Working capital loans will boost...

Business

Sun, Apr 5 2020

Prime minister announces Tk30,000 crore working capital loans to aid industries and service sector

Industries, workers welcome stimulus...

Industries, workers welcome stimulus...

Bangladesh

Wed, Mar 25 2020

'We are deeply grateful to the Honourable Prime Minister for the salary support for the...