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upay discusses solutions to enhance convenience

upay discusses solutions to enhance convenience

Breaking News, Business
Country's popular mobile financial service provider upay has recently organized a freelancer meetup in Mymensingh, where discussion was held on the various challenges that freelancers face regularly, and the possible ways to overcome them. The session underscored the need for addressing the various issues, and how upay and United Commercial Bank PLC (UCB) are actively working to enhance convenience for these freelancers. The meetup was organized at BRAC Learning Centre, Mymensingh. 75+ freelancers from the region participated in the event to discuss the problems they face and work out solutions. Themed as 'Freelancers' Contribution to Building Smart Bangladesh and MFS as Growth Facilitator', the event focused on different pertinent issues related to freelancing, like payment issues throu...
NBL Relaunched “Century Deposit Scheme”

NBL Relaunched “Century Deposit Scheme”

Breaking News, Business
National Bank's "Century Deposit Scheme" was relaunched on May 29, 2024, at the bank's head office. The Managing Director & CEO, Md. Touhidul Alam Khan, attended the event as the chief guest. Deputy Managing Directors Syed Rois Uddin, Sheikh Aktar Uddin Ahmed and Md. Abdul Matin, along with senior officials of the bank, were also present. The Chief Guest said, considering the needs of the customers, National Bank has launched the "Century Deposit Scheme" product at an attractive interest rate. He also mentioned that this scheme is highly attractive for people from all walks of life. The deposit period for the "Century Deposit Scheme" is 100 days. This scheme can be availed with a minimum deposit of Taka 50,000 or above, and it will auto-renew upon expiration. Additionally, a loan...
UCB signs bancassurance agreement with Janata Insurance Company Limited

UCB signs bancassurance agreement with Janata Insurance Company Limited

Breaking News, Business
United Commercial Bank PLC (UCB) has recently signed a bancassurance agreement with Janata Insurance Company Limited with a view to offering insurance products to its customers. An agreement signing ceremony was held at UCB Corporate Head Office. Officials from both the concerns were present at the event. From United Commercial Bank PLC (UCB), Syed Faridul Islam, Managing Director & CEO (CC); ATM Tahmiduzzaman FCS, Additional Managing Director & CS; Alamgir Kabir, Deputy Managing Director & Head of Corporate Banking Division; S.M. Mainul Kabir, Deputy Managing Director; Md. Sekander-E-Azam, SEVP & Head of BDCU and ATM Tajmilur Rahman, Chief Bancassurance Officer, were present. On the other hand, on behalf of Janata Insurance Company Limited, Md. Abu Bakkar Siddique, Managi...
MD and CEO of Energypac Humayun Rashid Elected as New President of Bangladesh Philippines Chamber of Commerce and Industry-BPCCI

MD and CEO of Energypac Humayun Rashid Elected as New President of Bangladesh Philippines Chamber of Commerce and Industry-BPCCI

Breaking News, Business
The Bangladesh Philippines Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BPCCI) recently elected Humayun Rashid, Managing Director and CEO of Energypac Power Generation PLC, as its President for the term 2024-2026 during the organization’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) recently held at Gulshan Club in Dhaka. BPCCI was established in 2013 to create a platform for the promotion of trade and business between Bangladesh and the Philippines. The platform actively engages in trade fairs, business delegations and networking events to boost business opportunities and strengthen the relationship between the two countries. Humayun Rashid, Managing Director and CEO of Energypac Power Generation PLC and a respected figure in the business community will now lead the organization as its new President. Building up...
MoU signing between UIU and iDE for Research Collaboration

MoU signing between UIU and iDE for Research Collaboration

Breaking News, Education
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between United International University (UIU) and International Development Enterprise (iDE) for research collaboration on 28 May 2024 (Tuesday) at UIU Campus, United City, Madani Avenue, Dhaka- 1212. Mr. Sameer Karki, Country Director, International Development Enterprise (iDE) was present as the Chief Guest in the ceremony. Md. Abdul Moqaddem, Treasurer, United International University (UIU) was present as the Guest of Honor. Prof. Dr. M. Rezwan Khan, Executive Director of IAR & Former VC of UIU presided over the ceremony. The Treasurer of United International University (UIU) and Country Director of International Development Enterprise (iDE) signed the MoU on behalf of their respective organizations. The deans of different faculti...
Sisimpur Wins international Telly Award for “Introducing Julia”

Sisimpur Wins international Telly Award for “Introducing Julia”

Breaking News, Entertainment
Sisimpur, the popular children’s program for Bangladeshi children won internationally acclaimed 45th The Telly Awards under the category of “Television – DEI: Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion” for its introduction of a new character Julia who has autism using Bangla sign language during Season 15. Since 1979, the acclaimed Telly Awards has honored the best work in the video medium and evolved to include a wide range of other multimedia, recognizing winners from around the world for contributing to positive change in society and the world through meaningful work in visual platforms. Sisimpur was among the winners selected from 13,000 submissions from 50 countries. In addition to Sisimpur, other world-renowned organizations that received awards this year included: The Newsweek, LinkedIn, ...
Grameen America Plans to Invest $40 Billion For Underserved Women of USA In Next Ten Years

Grameen America Plans to Invest $40 Billion For Underserved Women of USA In Next Ten Years

Breaking News, Business
On May 20, 2024, Grameen America Inc. (GAI), the fastest-growing nonprofit microfinance organization in the United States of America, announced the opening of its new branch  in Phoenix, Arizona, with significant philanthropic support from the Wells Fargo Foundation. To expand access to affordable capital for women entrepreneurs, Wells Fargo made a $3.25 million grant over three years to help Grameen America expand its operations to Phoenix and advance the organization's technology and digital platforms. With the funding from Wells Fargo, Grameen America estimates the new branch will disburse nearly $14 million in capital to over 2,000 low income women  by the end of 2026. Since launch, the Phoenix branch has already disbursed over $327,000 in loan capital through microloans supporting mo...
Playwright Rajib Moni Das Receives AJFB Star Award

Playwright Rajib Moni Das Receives AJFB Star Award

Breaking News, Entertainment
The Artist Journalist Foundation of Bangladesh (AJFB) has awarded playwright Rajib Moni Das with the ATN Bangla-AJFB Star Award. In the AJFB Star Award 2023-2024, Rajib Moni Das has been honored as the best playwright. The Artist Journalist Foundation of Bangladesh (AJFB) organized a grand ceremony on Sunday, 26 May, 2024, at the ATN Bangla Auditorium of the Bangladesh Film Development Corporation (BFDC) to recognize outstanding contributions in various branches of culture, presenting lifetime honors and awards. The event organized by the Artist Journalist Foundation of Bangladesh (AJFB) was attended by chief guest Dr. Mahfuzur Rahman, Chairman of ATN Bangla and ATN News, and renowned film director Kazi Hayat. During the event, Dr. Mahfuzur Rahman presented the Best Playwright Award ...
Workshop on “Prevention of Money Laundering and Combating Financing on Terrorism”

Workshop on “Prevention of Money Laundering and Combating Financing on Terrorism”

Breaking News, Business
A virtual training workshop on "Prevention of Money Laundering and Combating Financing on Terrorism" was organized by National Bank Limited on May 23, 2024. Md. Touhidul Alam Khan, Managing Director & CEO of National Bank Limited was present as Chief Guest and inaugurated the program. Sheikh Akhter Uddin Ahmed, DMD & CAMLCO was special guest and Afroza Khatoon, CAMS, Senior Vice President & Deputy CAMLCO was the speaker of the training program. Shah Syed Rafiul Bari, VP & Principal of NBTI and other Officials of AML & CFT Division were also present in the virtual training program.#
Leading Role in Increasing Tobacco Tax in the Upcoming Budget: Mujibul Haque Chunnu

Leading Role in Increasing Tobacco Tax in the Upcoming Budget: Mujibul Haque Chunnu

Breaking News, National
Mujibul Haque Chunnu, Chief Whip of the Opposition and General Secretary of the National Party, has announced that the upcoming budget for the fiscal year 2024-25 will prioritize increasing taxes and prices on all tobacco products. He conveyed this message during a meeting with representatives of the Ahshania Mission in Dhaka on Monday afternoon at the National Party's central office. During this time, He further stated that there is no alternative but to increase taxes and prices on all tobacco products, including cigarettes, in the budget for the fiscal year 2024-25, in order to enhance public health protection and generate additional revenue. In the upcoming fiscal year's budget, effective measures will ensure that nearly 47 billion taka revenue will be generated solely from the c...