Banking

Bank’s NOP limit increased by 11% in Bangladesh

Bangladesh Bank increases the net open position (NOP) limit of commercial banks for holding foreign exchange in order to keep the inter-bank foreign exchange market stable

Stocks

Bangladesh’s stocks return to green

Bangladesh’s stocks return to green as DSEX, key index of Dhaka Stock Exchange, gains by 21.89 points and CSCX, Selective Categories Index of port city bourse, rises 60.44 points

Apparel

Bangladesh forms panel for Swan Garment workers' pay

Bangladesh's junior labour minister Mujibul Haque Chunnu has said that a committee has been formed to take steps to clear the dues of Swan Garments workers

International

Thailand dismisses US criticism over trafficking, slavery

Thailand dismayed as report maintains lowest tier 3 status, with US pointing to lack of progress in tackling modern-day slavery and corruption

Sports

Political tension puts India-Pakistan series in doubt

Anurag Thakur, the BCCI secretary, has said that any bilateral series between India and Pakistan was unlikely until the political relationship between the two countries was stable.

Education

HSC exams results on August 9

Results of this year's Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and its equivalent examinations will be published on August 9, says Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid on Sunday

Science &Tech

NASA discovers new planet for cricket

There was excitement as the sporting and scientific worlds collided like lovestruck asteroids when NASA announced on Monday that they had discovered an "earthlike planet capable of supporting cricket" on Monday.