22h ago| Economy

How to build a Smart Bangladesh

Once upon a time, there was a man who always bragged about his smartness. One day he came across an old man from his village and boasted, “I am the smartest man in the world. Nobody can match my intelligence.”

8h ago| South Asia

No choice but to agree to tough IMF conditions: Pakistan PM

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Friday said that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) delegation, which is visiting the country for discussions on the ninth review of a $7 billion loan programme, was giving a "very tough time" to Finance Minister Ishaq Dar and his team.

22h ago| Global Economy

Euro hits 10 month-high on dollar

The euro sat at a 10-month high against the dollar on Thursday, ahead of a European Central Bank meeting at which markets expect a half-percentage point rate increase, a day after the US Federal Reserve slowed the pace of its rises to 25 basis points.

22h ago| Global Economy

Asia’s factory activity contracts

Asia’s factory activity contracted in January as the boost from China’s Covid reopening had yet to offset headwinds from slowing US and European growth, surveys showed on Wednesday, underscoring the fragility of the region’s economic recovery.

PKSF scheme helps raise income of households: study

An initiative of the Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF), styled “Enhancing Resources and Increasing Capacities of Poor Households towards Elimination of Poverty (ENRICH)”,