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Land Zoning and Protection Act drafting to protect farmland in final stage: Land Minister

Land Zoning and Protection Act drafting to protect farmland in final stage: Land Minister

Breaking News, National
Land Minister Narayon Chandra Chanda has directed the divisional commissioners to take stern measures to prevent the unauthorized use of farmland for housing, commercial, and industrial purposes. Additionally, he directed them to take necessary measures to prevent unauthorized land filling activities with sand or soil as soon as they are discovered. Land Minister Narayon Chandra Chanda gave the directive while addressing the divisional commissioner coordination meeting as the chief guest at the conference room of the Ministry of Land at the Secretariat today, Thursday. Additional Secretary Md. Abbas Uddin chaired the meeting. Among others, the Chairman of the Land Appeal Board AKM Shamimul Haque, Chairman of the Land Reform Board Md. Abdus Sabur Mondal, Director General of Land Record a...
Prof. M. Mofazzal Hossain made Pro VC of Southeast University

Prof. M. Mofazzal Hossain made Pro VC of Southeast University

Breaking News, Education
Professor Dr. M. Mofazzal Hossain, SM IEEE, has been appointed Pro Vice Chancellor of Southeast University (SEU). SEU's Chancellor and Honorable President of the People's Republic of Bangladesh Mohammed Shahabuddin appointed him for this position for four years. Professor Hossain brings a wealth of experience and expertise to this role. He has more than 30 years of teaching, research and administrative experiences at different universities home and abroad. He has previously held significant roles such as Dean of the School of Science and Engineering at the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) and Dean of the Faculty of Sciences and Engineering at East West University. Prior to these appointments, he served as Head of the EEE Department at Chittagong University of Engineering and...
One Team Unveils Panel for BASIS Elections

One Team Unveils Panel for BASIS Elections

Breaking News, National
One Team has unveiled an 11-member panel to contest the upcoming elections for the executive committee of the Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS), the national trade body for the IT industry. In a press release on Thursday, BASIS’s current president, Russell T Ahmed, announced the names of the candidates Russell T Ahmed himself, M Rashidul Hasan, Uttam Kumar Paul, AKM Ahmedul Islam Babu, Iqbal Ahmed Fakhrul Hasan, M Asif Rahman, Didarul Alam Sunny, KAM Rashedul Mazid (General Category), Syed Abdullah Jayed (Associate Category), Biplob Ghosh Rahul (Affiliate Category), and Syed Mohammad Kamal (International Category). This election sees 11 visionary & experienced industry leaders joining forces under the One Team banner, stated Russell T Ahmed. Each ca...
iFarmer wins Top Prize at 2024 AFI Inclusive Fintech Showcase

iFarmer wins Top Prize at 2024 AFI Inclusive Fintech Showcase

Breaking News, National
iFarmer Limited has recently emerged as the global winner of the 2024 Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) Inclusive Fintech Showcase for its innovative platform designed to empower farmers with easy access to affordable financing, convenient procurement of agri-inputs, expert agri-advisory services, and fair market access for selling produce. iFarmer was the only Bangladeshi company among the winners. The AFI is a policy leadership alliance owned and piloted by member central banks and financial regulatory institutions with the shared objective of developing financial inclusion at local, regional, and global levels. The AFI Inclusive Fintech Showcase exhibits the world’s most promising Fintech and Regtech innovators, boosting the access, usage, and quality of formal financial service...
Infinix elevates sound with renewed JBL partnership

Infinix elevates sound with renewed JBL partnership

Breaking News, Business
Infinix, the trendy tech world, has once again teamed up with renowned audio giant JBL. This partnership marks a significant milestone for both companies as they join forces to redefine the sound experience in the Infinix NOTE 40 series with Sound by JBL. Infinix and JBL are working together to improve the audio hardware on Infinix devices. This means speakers and headphone outputs are specifically designed for superior sound quality. Building on their success with the Note 30 series, this renewed partnership aims to enhance the user experience for millions of smartphone enthusiasts worldwide. JBL brings their knowledge of acoustic design, advanced audio processing algorithms, and cutting-edge driver technology to the table. This ensures that Infinix devices are equipped with the best po...
DAM-BRTA provided joint training to 180 public transport drivers

DAM-BRTA provided joint training to 180 public transport drivers

Breaking News, Health
With the aim of proper implementation of the Smoking and Use of Tobacco Products (Control) Act (Amendment-2013) initiative of Bangladesh Road Transport Authority-BRTA and Dhaka Ahsania Mission, Health Sector training has been provided to 180 public transport drivers at the Zoar Sahara BRTC Bus Depot in the capital on today Thursday (18th April’24.) Adut Rahman Emon, Program Officer of the Tobacco Control Project of the Health Sector of DAM, presented a documentary on the implementation of the Tobacco Control Act and health damage among professional drivers. In the training public transport drivers (Bus, CNG, Laguna, Tempu) are informed about the bad effects of direct and indirect smoking, health hazards, and tobacco control laws. Passengers, especially women and children, are...
Mid-Range Flagship Smartphone HONOR X9B in Bangladesh

Mid-Range Flagship Smartphone HONOR X9B in Bangladesh

Breaking News, Technology
The mid-range flagship smartphone Honor X9B is now available in the Bangladeshi market. The smartphone brand hopes to provide users with a new experience through advanced technology. Considering the demands of smartphone enthusiasts, various features have been incorporated into the device. The extraordinary Honor X9B smartphone features a 120Hz refresh rate AMOLED display that is curved on all sides, Qualcomm's octa-core chipset, 12GB fixed RAM and an additional 8GB expandable RAM, 256GB storage, a triple rear camera setup, a 16-megapixel front-facing camera, and a fingerprint sensor. The Chinese handset manufacturer has included a triple rear camera setup in this new phone for photography, consisting of a 108-megapixel primary camera, a 5-megapixel ultra-wide lens, and a 2-megapixel...
Haier Launched Global Customer Care (GCC) System in Bangladesh

Haier Launched Global Customer Care (GCC) System in Bangladesh

Breaking News, Business
Haier, the Global NO.1 Appliance Brand has introduced “Haier Group Global Leading Digital Service System Global Customer Care (GCC) “platform in Bangladesh. The “Launching Ceremony” held at Haier Bangladesh Corporate Office, Gulshan Avenue, Dhaka- 1212 on 17th of April’2024. GCC is Haier Group's overseas most advanced global intelligent interactive service platform, which is Global leading digitalized system. After the GCC launch, Haier customers can easily get services through multiple channels, such as phone, email, and social media. Haier Service team will also provide much more efficient and responsive services through better technical support and training platforms for on-site service technicians, enabling technicians to serve Haier customers much more quickly/efficiently and profess...
X Ceramics Group’s New Chief Brand Officer Najmul Hossain Shanto

X Ceramics Group’s New Chief Brand Officer Najmul Hossain Shanto

Breaking News, Business
X Ceramics Group, a leader in the ceramics industry in Bangladesh, is excited to announce the recent appointment of Najmul Hossain Shanto, the esteemed cricketer, as their new Chief Brand Officer. X Ceramics Group's association with the world of sports goes back a long way. In particular, the organization has been associated with BPL for more than two years. Now a rising star of the sports field is joining the branding work of the company. Mr. Mahin Mazher, Managing Director of X Index Companies and a passionate supporter of sports, stated, "Our company co-owned Sylhet Strikers for two seasons. Nazmul Hossain Shanto played for Sylhet Strikers. Since then, we started talking with him. We are certain Shanto's presence and sincerity will enrich our brand development initiatives." Expressin...
Infinix recognized as the sixth most innovative company in Asia-Pacific region

Infinix recognized as the sixth most innovative company in Asia-Pacific region

Breaking News, Technology
Trendy tech brand Infinix has been recognized as the sixth most innovative company in the Asia-Pacific region by Fast Company in their prestigious annual list of the World's Most Innovative Companies of 2024. This recognition highlights Infinix's steadfast commitment to innovation and excellence within the mobile technology industry. The company's fusion of cutting-edge tech and affordability resonates deeply with emerging market consumers. Their innovative 260W fast-charging and AI-driven features like noise reduction and the Folax virtual assistant underscore their dedication to elevating user experience. Tony Zhao, General Manager of Infinix, expressed delight at the acknowledgment, stating, "We are thrilled to be recognized by Fast Company as one of the most innovative companies ...