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

China shares tumble more than 8pc

Shares in mainland China have recorded their biggest one-day fall for more than eight years following a sell-off towards the end of the trading day

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

Sports

We were ahead of the game: Mushfiqur

Mushfiqur Rahim said South Africa could have crumbled under the pressure of scoring quickly if play had been possible on the last two days of the Chittagong Test.

Environment

‘Oceans could rise faster than projected’

Coastal cities or low-lying areas such as Bangladesh, European lowlands and large portions of the United States eastern coast and northeast China plains could be protected against large sea level rise, says a new report by top climate change scientist

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

Apple watch coming to best buy in August

Apple said last week when it reported quarterly earnings that sales of the watch have exceeded expectations, but it would not release specific sales numbers