Sajjadur Rahman | The Daily Star
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  • Eid economy to be 29pc bigger

    The economy of Eid-ul-Azha is likely to add about Tk 40,000 crore to the economy, up 29 percent year-on-year, according to the Department of Livestock Services and analysts.
  • Investment in health gives 10 times more return

    Bangladesh should increase its investment in social sectors such as health, education and nutrition to build a healthy population and enjoy demographic dividend, said a senior official of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
  • An entrepreneur to emulate

    When university graduates of his time considered civil service a prestigious job, Azam J Chowdhury, 65, thought differently.
  • Bad loans put Janata in trouble

    State-run Janata Bank’s provisioning shortfall has hit a whopping Tk 8,256 crore, the highest-ever deficit for any bank in the country, putting depositors’ money at risk.
  • Lot of success, lot to do

    Bangladesh needs to sustain higher economic growth and diversify the economy in order to create jobs for a young population, said Kristalina Georgieva, chief executive officer of the World Bank since January 2017.