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Day: May 9, 2024

Singapore Shows Interest in Investing in Bangladesh

Singapore Shows Interest in Investing in Bangladesh

Breaking News, Business
Today, May 9, 2024, a high-level delegation from Singapore engaged in discussions at the BIDA conference room, chaired by Dr. Azizul Islam, Executive Member (Additional Secretary) of BIDA, to explore investment prospects in Bangladesh's tourism, jute, and related sectors. Dr. Azizul Islam underscored Bangladesh's conducive investment environment, particularly highlighting its safety and potential in various sectors. He emphasized the allure of Bangladesh's tourism sector, spotlighting destinations like Cox’s Bazar and the Sundarbans, while also urging investment in jute, agriculture, and vegetable cultivation. H.E. Mr. Derek Loh, Non-resident High Commissioner of the Republic of Singapore, reinforced the strong bond between Singapore and Bangladesh, noting the significant Bangladeshi...
iFarmer, Winrock to work together for farmers’ climate resilience

iFarmer, Winrock to work together for farmers’ climate resilience

Breaking News, National
iFarmer Limited and Winrock International recently signed an agreement on May 08, 2024, at iFarmer Limited’s headquarter. Both the parties expressed commitment to working closely on a range of initiatives through the B-PEMS AugroJatra Climate Change Project, funded by the US Department of State. The partnership will encompass both agriculture and aquaculture by ensuring that farmers benefit with information on climate-smart farming practices, agri-inputs and tailored financial assistance. The agreement was signed by Fahad Ifaz, CEO of iFarmer Limited and Nasir Chowdhury, Project Director, B-PEMS AugroJatra Climate Change Project, Winrock International. Zakia Naznin, Senior Technical Lead-Climate Change; Layel Md. Zahirul Islam, Livelihoods and Skills Development Specialist; Nusrat Khan,...
Banglalink Customers to Get Exciting Deals on Galaxy A15

Banglalink Customers to Get Exciting Deals on Galaxy A15

Breaking News, Technology
Banglalink, the country's innovative digital operator and Samsung, a globally recognized smartphone brand, have collaborated to bring exclusive offers upon the purchase of the Galaxy A15 5G mobile phones. Upon purchasing the Galaxy A15 5G smartphone, Banglalink customers will get free access to the Indian Premier League (IPL) exclusively on Toffee, the leading digital entertainment platform in Bangladesh. Additionally, customers will get free 15GB internet with a 7-day validity for 12 months, along with 50% percent bonus internet on data packs above Tk 100. Moreover, under this offer, Banglalink customers will also get access to several innovative digital services available through Banglalink’s pioneering telco super app MyBL Super App. Packed with features like 5 years of security updat...
Health Promotion Initiative a Must for Sustainable Health Development- Speakers at a Journalists’ Workshop

Health Promotion Initiative a Must for Sustainable Health Development- Speakers at a Journalists’ Workshop

Breaking News, National
Non-communicable diseases (NCDs), such as heart attack, stroke, cancer, and diabetes etc. are responsible for about 70 percent of total deaths in Bangladesh. Tobacco consumption, unhealthy diet, physical inactivity, alcohol consumption and air pollution are some of the major risk factors of NCDs. Adoption and implementation of a health promotion initiative would enable the country to reduce the above-mentioned risk factors and also slash the number of NCD-attributable deaths. Such recommendations have been made today (09 May 2024, Thursday) during a journalists' workshop titled 'Health Promotion for a Sustainable Health Development: Bangladesh Perspective" held at the BMA Bhaban of the capital. A total of 25 journalists from both print and TV media have participated in this workshop. It...
Best Affordable Curved Display Smartphones for Youth

Best Affordable Curved Display Smartphones for Youth

Breaking News, Feature
Chowdhury Naim Ahmed Mujib In the ever-evolving world of smartphones, features once considered exclusive to premium devices are now becoming more accessible to consumers. One such feature is the curved display, which was once a hallmark of high-end smartphones but has gradually made its way into more affordable options. Today, we delve into the landscape of curved displays in smartphones and explore how brands are making this premium feature available to a wider audience. In recent years, we have witnessed a notable shift in the smartphone landscape, with brands increasingly focusing on democratizing premium features. One such feature is the curved display, which has gradually trickled down to more affordable devices. Brands like Honor, Vivo and TECNO have embraced this trend by ...
Professor Md Helal Uddin Nizami has been elected as the Vice Chairman of NBL

Professor Md Helal Uddin Nizami has been elected as the Vice Chairman of NBL

Breaking News, Business
The newly constituted Board of Directors of the National Bank Limited unanimously elected Professor Md Helal Uddin Nizami as the Vice Chairman of the Bank at its first Board Meeting held on 06 May 2024. Earlier Bangladesh Bank by an order appointed Professor Helal Nizami as an Independent Director among other board members. Professor Nizami currently working as Dean of the Faculty of Business Administration and Chairman in the Department of Accounting, University of Chittagong, Bangladesh. Earlier he was the Commissioner of the Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission and Member of the Financial Reporting Council (FRC), Bangladesh. Professor Nizami carried out extensive research in the area of Financial Sector Reforms and Commercial Banks Productivity as part of his higher academic...
Winner of BASIS Executive Council Election 2024-26

Winner of BASIS Executive Council Election 2024-26

Breaking News, Business
Executive Council Election for the term 2024-2026 of the Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS), the national trade organization of the country's ICT sector, was joyful and participatory. The BASIS Election Board announced the results after the polling at Bangladesh Shooting Sports Federation, Gulshan in the capital. The eight winners in the general category of the election are Md. Mostafizur Rahaman Sohel, Advanced ERP (BD) Ltd. (405), M Rashidul Hasan, Systech Digital Limited (388), Mir Shahrukh Islam, Bondstein Technologies Limited (367), Dr. Muhammad Risalat Siddique, Analyzen Bangladesh Limited (357), Russell T. Ahmed, Team Creative (355), M Asif Rahman, A. R. Communications (349), Iqbal Ahmed Fakhrul Hasan, Divine IT Limited (341) and Didarul Alam, ...
ShareTrip Launches Mega Giveaway with ST Pay

ShareTrip Launches Mega Giveaway with ST Pay

Breaking News, Business
The country's leading travel tech platform, ShareTrip, has launched a mega prize giveaway campaign called 'Gorome Chorom Bepar.' The campaign will continue until June 14, 2024, and through it, people can enjoy great deals on flights, hotels, travel, and lifestyle experiences. Users must get services from ShareTrip and pay with ST Pay to participate in the giveaway. ST Pay (ShareTrip Pay) is the country's first travel wallet, introduced by ShareTrip on its 4th anniversary in November 2023. It is an innovative payment platform that has been designed to create hassle-free travel experiences. The 'Gorome Chorom Bepar' campaign is only available to ST Pay users. Users, who will avail services from ShareTrip and pay by ST Pay, will get opportunities to win unique prizes during the ShareTrip Me...
Cumilla Kings made their debut

Cumilla Kings made their debut

Breaking News, Feature
Online Desk : On May 6, 2024, the debut of the ‘Cumilla Kings’ cricket team was held at the Star Kebab restaurant located in New York at 8 pm. Mohammad E Haque-MD was the chief guest on the occasion. Mofizul Islam Bhuiyan (Romee), Kazi Tofail and MD Yunus Sarkar were present as guests of honour. MD Abul Hossain, MD Nazrul Islam, KM Kamrul Ahsan, MD Hasanuzzaman, MD Suman Khan, Mohammad Hasan and Mohammad Kashem Aziz were present as special guests. The program was conducted through recitation of Quran and the national anthem. The organizers of the event gifted the guests presents with crest and ‘Cumilla Kings’ team logo and head caps and badges. The invited guests gave their valuable speeches one by one. Cumilla Kings team jersey was unveiled with everyone present and the team jersey was...