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Month: October 2022

Yunus Social Innovation Centre Launched in Portugal

Yunus Social Innovation Centre Launched in Portugal

Breaking News, Business
CATÓLICA-LISBON School of Business & Economics just celebrated collaboration protocols with Santander Foundation Portugal and Galp, for a period of 3 years, to Support CATÓLICA-LISBON Yunus Social Innovation Center, which aims to develop and disseminate knowledge and educational programs in the themes of social innovation and social business, with focus on the creation of economic models that incorporate the concerns with sustainability and inclusion. The CATÓLICA-LISBON Yunus Social Innovation Center is based in a partnership between CATÓLICA-LISBON and Yunus Centre, which has been creating a network of Yunus Social Business Centres around the world, an inspiration coming from Prof. Muhammad Yunus, the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize Winner, with the objective of expanding the model of soci...
LGRD&C Minister will play a pivotal role in the speedy passing of the TC law amendment draft

LGRD&C Minister will play a pivotal role in the speedy passing of the TC law amendment draft

Breaking News, National
Honorable Minister, Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives (LGRD&C) Md. Tajul Islam, MP said that he will play a pivotal role in the speedy passing of the draft Tobacco Control Law finalized by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHF&W) with the aim to create a tobacco-free Bangladesh declared by the Honorable Prime Minister. The honorable Minister said this while speaking as the Chief Guest at a discussion meeting organized by the Dhaka Ahsania Mission (DAM) at the Six Seasons Hotel in the capital on Thursday, October 27 at 10:00 a.m. titled "What should be done to amend the draft tobacco control law as declared by the Prime Minister to build a tobacco-free Bangladesh by 2040". He also said that LGDR&C Ministry also working to materialize the...
EGM of DBH Finance PLC. held

EGM of DBH Finance PLC. held

Breaking News, Business
The shareholders of DBH Finance PLC. (DBH) in its Extra-Ordinary General Meeting- 2022 approved the proposed insertion of the necessary clauses in the Memorandum and Articles of Association of the company to allow its proposed Shariah-based Financing under Islamic Financing Wing. The approval was given at the Extra-Ordinary General Meeting (EGM) of the company held recently by using a digital platform with its Chairman, Nasir A Choudhury in the chair. The meeting was attended by its directors; Mehreen Hassan, Bar-at-law, Md. Mujibur Rahman, Moin Uddin Ahmed, M. Anisul Haque, FCMA, Anisur Rahman, Rahseda K. Choudhury, Maj. Gen. Syeed Ahmed (Rtd.), Managing Director & CEO Nasimul Baten, Company Secretary Jashim Uddin, FCS, as well as the general shareholders. In his speech, the cha...
BUET Champion at UIU VLSI Day 2022 competition

BUET Champion at UIU VLSI Day 2022 competition

Breaking News, Education
The Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE) of United International University (UIU) organized a Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) design competition titled “VLSI Day 2022”. The award-giving ceremony was held on October 26, 2022 (Wednesday) at 10:00 AM at UIU Campus, United City, Madani Avenue, Dhaka. Hon’ble Mr. NM Zeaul Alam PAA, Senior Secretary, ICT Division, Government of Bangladesh was present as the Chief Guest and handed over the Champion trophy to the winning teams. Mr. Moinuddin Hasan Rashid, Hon’ble Chairman & Managing Director, United Group, Mr. Malik Talha Ismail Bari, Member, BoT of UIU, Prof. Dr. M Rezwan Khan, Former VC of UIU and Prof. Dr. A.B.M. Harun ur Rashid, Dept. of EEE, BUET were present as the Special Guests in the program. The Hon’ble V...
UoL degrees with London School of Economics’ academic direction, now at Universal College Bangladesh!

UoL degrees with London School of Economics’ academic direction, now at Universal College Bangladesh!

Breaking News, Education
With the aim of providing world-class affordable education in Bangladesh, Universal College Bangladesh (UCB), the first Ministry of Education-approved international education provider in the country, has partnered exclusively with the University of London (UoL) for the launch of multiple bachelor’s degrees with academic direction from the most notable London School of Economics (LSE), ranked #3 globally for social sciences. LSE’s alumni and former staff include 18 Nobel Prize winners and 37 past or present Heads of State; the legendary institution also has 99.9/100 employability score on QS Global University rankings. With 100% curriculum and testing from the London School of Economics, the offered courses at UCB initially include BSc Business and Management, BSc Finance and BSc Account...
realme wins Diamond Sales Award at Daraz Seller Summit 2022

realme wins Diamond Sales Award at Daraz Seller Summit 2022

Breaking News, Technology
As part of their continued success, the youth-favorite brand realme has bagged Diamond Sales Award at the recently-concluded Daraz Seller Summit 2022. realme has earned this award for becoming the best-selling brand among all the products sold on Daraz at the Seller Summit held on October 20, 2022. realme has always been the co-sponsor of Daraz’s mega campaign 11.11 and achieved Top 1 Mobile Brand in this campaign held in 2020 and 2021 respectively. Owing to such a strong relationship built on trust, both entities have achieved sustainable growth. realme and Daraz are working together to ensure customer satisfaction through their exciting offers, fastest delivery and top-notch after-sales service. As a recent feat, realme has won the Diamond Sales Award in the Daraz Seller Summit 2022. re...
MIR Group introduces ‘MIR Care Plus’

MIR Group introduces ‘MIR Care Plus’

Breaking News, Business
To ensure more accessible communication and service for clients and customers, MIR Group has recently launched ‘MIR Care Plus’. This service launched earlier on October 24, 2022, is meant to make it simpler for customers of MIR Group to share their concerns, and receive all necessary information regarding their products and services. MIR Group recognizes the importance of customer service. Hence, they have introduced MIR Care Plus as a means to connect with and provide the utmost priority to its customers. To get all their queries easily solved, customers can message the number 01936000100. This service can also be availed through WhatsApp, using the same number. MIR Care Plus is applicable to the customers of all Strategic Business Units (SBU) under MIR Group, including Mir Cement, Mir C...
4 journalists received Pragya’s Tobacco Control Journalism Award 2022

4 journalists received Pragya’s Tobacco Control Journalism Award 2022

Breaking News, National
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare's (MoHFW)'s initiative to strengthen the tobacco control law is a timely one. To reduce the deaths and losses incurred by tobacco, the draft amendment must be finalized and passed at the earliest. Speakers said this today (27 October 2022, Thursday) during the PROGGA Tobacco Control Journalism Award held at the CIRDAP Auditorium of the Capital. Journalists who won the awards received BDT 50,000, a certificate and a crest. The winners of the accolade include Shamimul Haque, Joint Editor, the Daily Manabjamin and Mohammad Al Amin, Senior Staff Correspondent, the Daily Sun (under the Print Media category); Mosabber Hossain, Senior Reporter, the Daily Prothom Alo (under Online Media category); and Anowar Hossain, Staff Reporter, Desh Television (under ...
Ericsson Renews its Award-Winning Partnership with Telenor

Ericsson Renews its Award-Winning Partnership with Telenor

Breaking News, Business
Ericsson today announced that it has extended its Global Framework Agreement for operational services and software with Telenor to October 2024. The framework agreement supports the partnerships between Ericsson and Telenor in Bangladesh (Grameenphone); Malaysia (Digi), Thailand (dtac) and Singapore. The original agreement, signed in 2017, was aimed at creating a Common Delivery Centre (CDC) for multiple services such as Network Operations (including enhanced Network Operations Centre automation) Network Design, Planning and Optimization, First Level Operations & intelligent Field Operations, Project Management and Network Implementation Services. As part of the renewal, Ericsson will also deliver its Cognitive Software for planning and tuning. Telenor and Ericsson have jointly recei...
5G Leads the Stride

5G Leads the Stride

Breaking News, Feature
Huawei's 13th Global Mobile Broadband Forum (MBBF) kicked off in Bangkok today with a keynote from the company's Rotating Chairman, Ken Hu. "5G has grown faster than any previous generation of mobile technology," began Hu. "In just three years, we've seen solid progress in network deployment, consumer services, and industrial applications." "5G is in the fast lane," he continued, "and we should all be proud of the progress we've made. But there's more we can do to maximize its value. We need to work together to fully unleash the power of 5G networks and expand into services like cloud and system integration. Together, we can drive leapfrog development in 5G networks, applications, and the industry as a whole." As of October 2022, more than 230 carriers around the world have launch...