Treasury

Bangladesh Bank purchases $3.76bn from banks in FY 15

Bangladesh Bank purchases $3.76bn from banks in FY 15

Bangladesh Bank purchases US$3.76 billion from the commercial banks directly in the fiscal year (FY) 2014-15 to keep the inter-bank foreign exchange (forex) market stable

Business

Eurozone economic growth speeds up

Eurozone economic growth speeds up

Eurozone business activity rose at its fastest pace in four years in June, boosted by higher spending by consumers and businesses, a survey has indicated

National

UK family of Bangladeshi origin ‘safer than ever with IS’

UK family of Bangladeshi origin 'safer than ever with IS'

A UK family of 12 Bangladeshi origin who went missing have joined so-called Islamic State and feel "safer than ever", according to a statement said to be on their behalf.

Offbeat

Cats ‘control mice’ with chemicals

Cats 'control mice' with chemicals

Researchers found that when very young mice were exposed to a chemical in cat urine, they were less likely to avoid the scent of cats later in life

Education

College admission results finally published

College admission results finally published

The results of the first merit list for college admission for the academic session 2015-16 were finally published on Sunday midnight after a three-day delay caused by technical glitches

Science &Tech

The meaning of life, according to Google’s chatbot AI

The meaning of life, according to Google's chatbot AI

Conversations with chatbots are interesting, in a short-lived sort of way. If you take Cleverbot for a spin, for example, you quickly run into issues.