• BRAC Manthan Digital Innovation Award (BMDIA) 2016

    Since the beginning of this millennium, there has been growing recognition around the world that Information and Communication Technology (ICT) can play a big role in socio-economic development. For this reason, Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF) in partnership with World Summit Awards launched the Manthan Awards in October 2004 to supplement this effort to identify, reward […]

  • Amazon close to launching new streaming service, but why?

    Amazon is reportedly a month away from launching a new subscription-based music streaming service. Once licensing agreements are signed, Amazon will enter a crowded market dominated by Spotify and Apple Music. The online retail giant Amazon is close to signing licensing deals with some of the world’s preeminent record labels, a final step in its […]

  • 3 DMDs, a GM of Basic Bank removed

    Daily Dhaka Times: Three deputy-managing directors (DMDs) and two general managers (GMs) of the Basic Bank have been removed over misappropriating money. The removed officers are DMDs Fazlus Sobhan, Ruhul Alam and Selim and GMs Mahbubul Alam and Shamim Hasan. A reliable source from Basic Bank informed the development to saying that letter on removal […]

  • India Expo-2015 begins Nov 28

    Daily Dhaka Times: A two-day exposition of Indian goods and service titled ‘India Expo-2015’ will be held at Pan Pacific Sonargaon hotel in city from November 28. A press release said on Thursday. Bangladesh Prime Minister’s economic affairs adviser Dr Mashiur Rahman will inaugurate this business to business exhibition, to be organized by Federation of […]

  • Muhith wants ‘illegal’ Tk 5 coin withdrawn

    Daily Dhaka Times: Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith has questioned Bangladesh Bank’s authority to issue Tk 5 coin, reports bdnews24.com. “I should withdraw all the five-taka coins,” he told Parliament on Sunday. His remarks came before Parliament passed the ‘Bangladesh Coinage (Amendment) Bill-2015’ empowering the government to issue note and coin of Tk 5 […]

  • World Bank Provides additional $177 million in Bangladesh

    Daily Dhaka Times: The World Bank today approved an additional $177 million financing with the overall aim to increase reliable, low-cost electricity supply in Bangladesh. The additional financing will enable the completion of construction of a 335 megawatt combined cycle power plant at Siddhirganj, near Dhaka. The combined cycle technology allows the plant to produce […]

  • Oman Air to expand flight frequency in BD

    Daily Dhaka Times:  Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman will operate daily flights between Muscat and Dhaka the capital of the two countries respectively from January, a senior official of the airline said on Wednesday. “We will operate Dhaka flight every day from January and make it double from March as […]

  • Market-oriented Skills to Bangladesh’s Growth: WB

    Daily Dhaka Times: The World Bank approved additional $100 million financing to scale up its support to strengthen technical and vocational education in Bangladesh. This financing will enable 200,000 poor students to complete vocational training and diploma courses. With this additional financing to the ongoing Skills and Training Enhancement Project (STEP), the World Bank’s total […]

  • Windmill – BRAC Bank Agreement signing

    Daily Dhaka Times: BRAC Bank Limited and Windmill Advertising Limited signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to organize a home décor expo in Bangladesh titled ‘Home Fest Dhaka 2015’. This grand event is scheduled to be held at International Convention City (ICCB), Gulnoksha, Bashundhara, from November 6 to 7, 2015. Prior to the main event, […]

  • BRAC Bank organizes live webcast on value-based banking

    Daily Dhaka Times: BRAC Bank Limited organized a live webcast to discuss the role of values-based banking in creating positive economic, social and environmental impact at head office of the bank as part of banking on values campaign of the Global Alliance for Banking on Values (GABV). The session, broadcast live through the bank’s website […]


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