Beza, Fire Department to set up fire stations in economic zones

With this, the fire Service and civil defense will provide full support to Beza to ensure the safety of industrial facilities and property in the economic zones Business Desk : The Bangladesh Economic Zones Authority (Beza) has partnered with the Fire Service and Civil Defense Directorate to set up fire stations and conduct rescue … Read more

Nagad opens 11 new service points

Business Desk : Nagad, a mobile financial service provider of the Bangladesh Postal Department, launched a new 11 Nagad-Sheba points at different districts across the country. The districts are Dinajpur, Jhenaidah, Brahmanbaria, Feni, Bhola, Patuakhali, Netrakona, Sirajganj, Narsingdi, Rangamati, and Chandpur. Its total service points stand to 45, a press release said. With the … Read more

Notre Dame Univ welcomes freshers

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Notre Dame University Bangladesh welcomed its freshers of the fall semester in an orientation programme on the campus in the capital on Monday.

Addressing the event as chief guest, professor Mesbahuddin Ahmed, former chairman of the Bangladesh Accreditation Council, said, ‘Notre Dame is a place which established based on discipline. From my experience, freshers will learn discipline from the university.’

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Uber made BDT 45 billion in economic contributions to Bangladesh Last year: report

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Public First, a UK-based policy research firm, conducted the research and produced the Ubers 2021 Bangladesh Economic Impact Report, which was released today at a ceremony in the capital. The study shows how Uber is helping to transform the on-demand economy for users, driver partners and the general public by producing 45 billion BDT for Bangladesh’s economy in 2021.

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Snowtex Group receives ‘Bangladesh Business Award-2019’

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The Snowtex Group, an export-oriented company in the apparel industry, has received the Bangladesh Business Award 2019.

The company previously earned the award in the category for “Best Business Entrepreneur of the Year,” and on Friday, it was officially awarded to it at the “Bangladesh Business Award-2020” ceremony held at the Radisson Blu Water Garden Hotel in Dhaka.

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Uttara Motors brings Suzuki XL6

Business Desk : Uttara Motors Ltd, sole distributor of Suzuki vehicles in Bangladesh, recently launched the new Suzuki XL6, a premium sports utility vehicle, at its Uttara Centre in Tejgaon, Dhaka. Nayeemur Rahman, head of business planning of Uttara Motors Ltd, and Chiranjeev Roy, chief operating officer of Suzuki Car Bangladesh, jointly unveiled the … Read more

UNDP, UNCDF collaborate to improve Bangladesh’s digital financial system

Business Desk : The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) have joined hands to strengthen Bangladesh’s digital financial ecosystem through interventions in policy and regulation, innovation, infrastructure, and skills to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). a2i will play a strategic role in implementing the activities of … Read more

Tea workers to join work at the current daily wage of Tk 120

News Desk : Workers in the tea industry, who had been on a nationwide, indefinite work stoppage in favor of a pay raise, have decided to resume their jobs at the Tk 120 daily rate that they are currently earning. Following a meeting between district officials and representatives of the Bangladesh Tea Workers’ Union … Read more

Job offered to Santosh following emotional Facebook post about tea labourer mother

News Desk : Sifat Uddin, upazila nirbahi officer (UNO) of Kamalganj, said Santosh Ravi Das of Kamalganj in Moulvibazar district who gave an emotional post about his tea-worker mother, would obtain a part-time job at a public high school. “Santosh has been assigned a part-time teaching position at Kamalganj Government Model High School. On … Read more

Countrywide “DDoS” cyberattack warning issued

News Desk : A government agency has informed all significant organizations, including information infrastructures, to take the required precautions to prevent Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) cyberattacks. The attacks were discovered during routine monitoring by the Bangladesh e-Government Computer Incident Response Team (BGD e-Gov CIRT), which is in charge of safeguarding cybersecurity in the country, according … Read more

New MD appointed to state-owned Sonali, Agrani, Rupali banks

Business Desk : The government appointed new Managing Directors to Sonali Bank, Rupali Bank and Agrani Bank. The Ministry of Finance’s Financial Institution Division issued three separate circulars regarding the appointments on Sunday. Afzal Karim, managing director of Bangladesh House Building Finance Corporation, has been appointed as the chief executive officer (CEO) and managing … Read more

National Mourning Day today

The nation is set to observe National Mourning Day today.

The government and numerous political, socio-economic and cultural organisations have chalked out programmes to mark the 47th martyrdom anniversary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and his family members.

On this day in 1975, Bangabandhu was brutally assassinated by a group of conspiring army officers.

Bangabandhu’s wife, sons, daughters-in-law and other relatives were also killed in the massacre, one of the most heinous in world history.

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Conservationist organization hosts three-day art camp in Khagrachhari

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A nonprofit organization named Pittachhara Forest and Biodiversity Conservation Initiative works to protect Bangladesh’s biological diversity and raise community awareness of how to coexist peacefully with nature in some of the country’s most isolated and rural areas.

A three-day art camp with a focus on saving the environment has been organized by the group in Utitila, East Khedachhora, Matiranga of Khagrachhari.

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Tea garden workers begin strike for wage hike

Zaman Monir

Bangladesh Cha Shramik Union, an organisation of tea garden workers, went on a countrywide strike from Saturday for an indefinite period demanding a hike in their daily wages.

Leaders and activists of the organisation’s Sylhet and Chattogram divisional units expressed their solidarity on Friday night with the organisation’s Moulvibazar unit that the daily wage of a tea garden worker should be raised to Tk 300 from Tk 120 following the recent unusual hike in the prices of essential commodities.

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Bangladesh sets stagger industry holidays amid energy crisis

Business Desk : To lessen the frequency and duration of power outages in the midst of an ongoing energy crisis, the Bangladeshi government has established staggered weekly holidays for industrial hubs. A notification establishing the area-wise weekly off was published by the Department of Inspection for Factories and Establishments under the Ministry of Labour … Read more

Bangladesh’s Meghna Aviation orders 2 Bell helicopters to purchase

Business Desk : Meghna Aviation Ltd. in Bangladesh has inked a contract to buy two Bell helicopters—a Bell 505 and a Bell 407GXi—according to a statement from Bell Textron. Meghna Aviation was founded in 2011 which is a member of the Meghna Group of Industries, a significant conglomerate with headquarters in Bangladesh that employs … Read more

Argentina considering opening embassy in Dhaka

Argentina, a south-American nation, has expressed interest to set up a diplomatic mission in Dhaka, in an effort to strengthen its commercial and political ties with Bangladesh.Claudio Rozencwaig, the undersecretary of foreign policy at the foreign ministry in Argentina, came up with the disclosure at a meeting with Jashim Uddin, president of the Federation of … Read more

Nation celebrating Eid-ul-Azha

Eid-ul-Azha, one of the biggest religious festivals of the Muslims, is being celebrated across Bangladesh on Sunday with due solemnity, a sense of sacrifice and religious fervour amid the Covid outbreak for the second consecutive year.
The celebrations began with Eid congregations all over the country followed by the sacrifice of cattle head in the name of Allah.

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286 ISPs will be unplugged

Business Desk : dhakamirror.comFor failing to transfer their licenses in compliance with regulations, the telecom regulator has ordered International Internet Gateway (IIG) service providers to unplugged bandwidth connections of 286 internet service providers (ISP).The existing ISP licensees were required to convert their existing licenses to four new categories by December 2021 in accordance with the … Read more