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Month: September 2022

Rakuten Viber’s Cricket Fiesta makes a comeback

Rakuten Viber’s Cricket Fiesta makes a comeback

Breaking News, Technology
Rakuten Viber is back with the ‘Cricket Fiesta’ ahead of Asia and World Cup 2022, comprising fun activities including Cricket Asia Cup Quiz, Cricket Vibes Channel takeovers, special Cricket Talks episodes, and the launch of the much-awaited Cricket Superbot! Rakuten Viber is all set to give cricket fans a one-of-a-kind experience with a range of fun activities until the end of this year. As the messaging app solidifies its mark in Bangladesh’s favorite sport with the Cricket Vibes Channel, Viber is also scheduled to have more episodes of Cricket Talks, engaging fan quizzes and the launch of Cricket Superbot. The new Superbot is an automated feature that will soon be added to the channel where fans can enjoy Cricket Fixtures, which gives members a first look at upcoming cricket games, li...
MPs urge Gavi to continue funding Bangladesh’s immunization program

MPs urge Gavi to continue funding Bangladesh’s immunization program

Breaking News, National
While middle-income countries are on the way to development, the Covid-19 crisis, the ratio of the health budget, achievement of universal health coverage (UHC), achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals, and the foreign exchange reserve situation; Members of Parliament (MPs) have requested the Global Alliance for Vaccine Initiative (Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance) to continue funding the national immunization program of Bangladesh until at least 2030 to deal with the recent crisis and develop the country's public health. On September 6, Tuesday, in the cabinet room of the Jatiya Sangsad, this issue took place in a discussion meeting titled 'Engaging Members of Parliament (MPs) for Strengthening National Immunization Programme' between 'Bangladesh Parliamentary Forum for Health and W...
BSOA demanded speedy passage of the revised draft of the Tobacco Control Act 2005

BSOA demanded speedy passage of the revised draft of the Tobacco Control Act 2005

Breaking News, National
Recently the Ministry of Health has prepared a draft for further revision of the Tobacco Control Act 2005. The leaders of the Bangladesh Supermarket Owners’ Association (BSOA), the association of one of the top business organizations, have demanded the speedy passage of this draft TC law amendment. Speakers made this demand at a joint discussion meeting of Bangladesh Supermarket Owners’ Association with Dhaka Ahsania Mission on September 04, 2022, at 5 pm at Mohakhali, Dhaka. Bangladesh Supermarket Owners Association's Chief Advisor and Founder President Niaz Rahim presided over the meeting, among others, the general secretary of the organization Zakir Hossain, Lead Policy Advisor of Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Bangladesh and retired Chairman of BCIC (Grade-1) Md. Mostafizur Rahman, Gr...
418 teachers of Chattogram awarded by a2i and Grameenphone

418 teachers of Chattogram awarded by a2i and Grameenphone

Breaking News, Technology
Grameenphone, a2i and Chattogram divisional ICT4E (Information and communications technology for education) organized “Teacher Award 2022: Digital Access and Teacher Competence in Blended Education” to recognize the contribution of ambassador teachers in supporting online education during the trying time of COVID 19 pandemic through digital means. Dr. Dewan Muhammad Humayun Kabir, Project Director, UNDP Bangladesh and Dr. Asif Naimur Rashid, Chief Business Officer, Grameenphone, handed over the crest & certificates signed by Nurul Ferdous Musanna, Head of Government and Strategic Business, to 418 teachers at the award ceremony jointly organized on September 03, 2022, at the GEC Conventional Hall in Chattogram. Md. Shahedul Khabir Chowdhury, Director, Secondary and Higher Education B...
Daraz Bangladesh Anniversary Campaign – Now LIVE!

Daraz Bangladesh Anniversary Campaign – Now LIVE!

Breaking News, Business
Shoppers are rejoicing in the unbound joy of completing 8 long years of convenient and quality-assured shopping with the country’s leading online marketplace Daraz Bangladesh (https://daraz.com.bd)! The delight has now doubled, as Daraz opens up the gates to lucrative offers and exciting deals through its Anniversary Campaign on September 04, 2022. A wide range of amazing items that customers need and want in their lives can be found here under Daraz’s 8th Anniversary Campaign. So, hurry up, fill up your cart and bring home happy with the most trusted online marketplace in the country. The campaign will run till September 11, 2022. Throughout the campaign, Daraz is hosting Mystery Box, Flash Puzzle Challenge, Shake Shake and other thrilling shopping opportunities, i.e.: Flash Sale, Brand...
BASIS organized a seminar on ‘State of Gaming and Metaverse Industry in Bangladesh’

BASIS organized a seminar on ‘State of Gaming and Metaverse Industry in Bangladesh’

Breaking News, National
BASIS Standing Committee on Games, XR and NFT and the Department of Multimedia and Creative Technology(MCT) of Daffodil International University jointly organized a series of a seminar titled 'State of Gaming and Metaverse Industry of Bangladesh' on Sunday, 4 September 2022 in Daffodil International University International Conference Hall, Ashulia, Dhaka. Mr. Dr. Mohammad Fakhre Hossain, Honorable Dean, Department of Science and Information Technology Daffodil International University's made the opening speech at the seminar. In the seminar, experts shared their knowledge, success stories and case studies on Games, Extended Reality (XR) and Non-Fungible Tokens (NFT) with the audience. Mr. Md. Sanzer Adnan, CEO, Debugs BD Limited and Co-chairman, BASIS Standing Committee on Games, XR and...
General Pharmaceuticals employees will receive insurance from MetLife

General Pharmaceuticals employees will receive insurance from MetLife

Breaking News, Health
General Pharmaceuticals Ltd., one of the leading pharmaceutical companies in Bangladesh, has partnered with MetLife to provide insurance for its employees and their dependents against accidents, disability, loss of life and medical emergencies under MetLife’s policy. General Pharmaceuticals has selected MetLife as an insurance provider because of the insurer’s customized solutions, online claims settlement service, faster payment of insurance claims and financial strength. Established in 1984, General Pharmaceuticals limited produces many categories of life-saving medicines which are distributed across Bangladesh. In Bangladesh, MetLife provides insurance protection to over 270,000 employees and their dependents of more than 800 organizations. An agreement signing ceremony has recently ...
ShareTrip and Grameenphone join hands to offer exciting travel privileges

ShareTrip and Grameenphone join hands to offer exciting travel privileges

Breaking News, Technology
ShareTrip and Grameenphone have signed a long-term contract offering an array of benefits for their loyal customer base. The agreement is designed to enhance opportunities for additional benefits for Grameenphone users, where they can enjoy irresistible offers and discounts on a range of services from ShareTrip. The signing ceremony was held at GP House recently. From now onwards, GP Star users can avail of discounts of up to 10% on the base fare of air tickets, along with a flat 10% discount on holiday packages, booked through ShareTrip. Moreover, Grameenphone users can also purchase International Roaming packages from ShareTrip without any security deposit. From ShareTrip, Sadia Haque, Co-founder and CEO; Md. Nafiz Chowdhury, Senior Manager, Marketing; and Md. Fazle Elahi Rahat, Assist...
OPPO launches killer device A57 in 15-20K price range

OPPO launches killer device A57 in 15-20K price range

Breaking News, Business
OPPO has recently launched its new phone OPPO A57, revealing the brand’s latest and most advanced addition to its A-series devices. From the 33W SUPERVOOC flash charging, Dual Stereo Speakers and up to 8GB RAM Expansion technology to an unmatched entertainment experience, OPPO A57 simply offers the best smartphone experience at only BDT 17,990. The device comes packed with an array of improvements to enhance users’ experiences by a few notches. OPPO A57 also offers the best entertainment experience with its Ultra-Linear Dual Stereo Speaker and 33W SUPERVOOC charging. It ensures a home theatre-like experience for its users. It improves bass response and increases maximum volume to add impact to movies and games, while the stereo sound field enhances immersion. The Ultra Volume mode boost...
Bengali daily ‘Noboprokash’ coming soon

Bengali daily ‘Noboprokash’ coming soon

National
Bengali Daily 'Noboprokash' is set to launch to the market with a new initiative, new enthusiasm, new commitment and new caliber. The new daily Noboprokash will be launched with a completely different plan among the thousands of mass media. The modern daily will have an online version. Its Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages have already been created as well as YouTube channel. Shahidur Rahman Shahid, the editor and publisher of the newspaper, said, "I have started working with a new challenge. The newspaper will soon debut in a new form." Noboprokash will play a leading role in publishing news that is well for the state and society, he said, adding that along with this, Noboprokash will strengthen its position to the people of the country through objective news. "Hopefully w...