Asian Institute of Technology in Bangkok launches 'Yunus Professional Masters Degree’

The Yunus Professional Masters in Social Business and Entrepreneurship at Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand was launched yesterday, March 31, in a global virtual ceremony organised by AIT.

International women’s day conference held virtually on March 8

Distressed Children & Infants International (DCI), an international non-profit child rights organisation, and the Rotary Club of Cambridge jointly hosted a virtual conference in celebration of International Women’s Day on Monday, March 8, 2021.

Celebration of International Mother Language Day in Turkey

Yesterday, February 21, the Bangladesh Embassy of Turkey in Ankara celebrated International Mother Language Day through various events. Led by the Bangladesh Ambassador to Turkey, Masood Mannan, NDC, the embassy staff and expatriate Bangladeshis hoisted the national flag and laid a wreath at the newly constructed Shaheed Minar at the embassy premises, in the early hours of Ekushey February.

PROMOTIONAL CONTENT / Getting safe emergency care at United Hospital during the Covid-19 pandemic

Since March 2020, news about the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic has made many of us feel anxious about going to the emergency of a hospital or getting medical care, and we may have wondered if it is safe to go to the hospital. In the beginning, we found out that nearly 30% of people were avoiding or delaying medical care due to Covid-19 concerns. Emergency departments of some hospitals had about half their usual number of patients.

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OBHAI app now available on WhatsApp

From now on, people can book an OBHAI G (car), CNG or OBHAI Express on WhatsApp. Save +8801313201222 in your address book as “OBHAI WhatsApp”, type “Hi”, and send-You are on OBHAI WhatsApp! To book a ride, just type the assigned number, press send, and then you are all set for a ride on OBHAI.

Arogga raises investment for pharma, healthcare app

Arogga has secured an investment from Dubai-based investment company Falcon Network for their pharmacy and healthcare app.

12 people honoured in Bangladesh Supply Chain Excellence Awards 2020

IPDC Finance Limited in collaboration with Bangladesh Supply Chain Management Society (BSCMS), have hosted Bangladesh Supply Chain Excellence Awards 2020 through a virtual event on December 29. This year, BSCEA 2020 recognised 15 organisations and individuals under eleven categories for their excellence in supply chain management, with 12 winners and 3 special mentions.

Biggest festival of brands and marketing “BRANDFEST-The Next Bangladesh” starts

The biggest festival of brands and marketing “BRANDFEST” started today. The first day of BrandFest had discussions and sessions on brands and marketing, its strategy and purpose.

Daraz gears up with 12.12: The Grand Year-End Sale-Bration

After the huge success of their 11.11 campaign, the country’s leading e-commerce platform Daraz is now launching another shopping-spree opportunity, titled – ‘12.12’.

IDEA and CT Bangladesh sign MoU to train underprivileged youth in IT

CodersTrust Bangladesh will train hundreds of thousands of underprivileged and disadvantaged youth under a new collaboration with Innovation Design & Entrepreneurship Academy (IDEA) of ICT Division of the Ministry of Information Technology.

Civil society organisations, multi-sector departments commit towards coordinated actions against gender-based violence

To accelerate concrete policy response and promote zero tolerance to gender-based violence across all spheres of society, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and its partners: Department of Women Affairs, ActionAid Bangladesh, Ain o Salish Kendra, and CARE Bangladesh with support from the Canadian Embassy and Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands have observed the 16 days of activism against gender-based violence campaign through organising an online live event recently titled ‘Preventing and Responding to Gender-Based Violence: Everyone has a Role to Play’.

Seventh Digital Summit 2020 themed ‘Bringing Digital at the Core’ held virtually

The seventh edition of Digital Summit took place virtually on December 11 and 12 consecutively. The summit was an initiative of Bangladesh Brand Forum which was presented by Meghna Group of Industries, powered by httpool and in association with Evaly and The Daily Star.

4 PRAN-RFL companies receive top VAT payer award

Four companies of PRAN-RFL Group received highest VAT payer’s award for 2018-2019 fiscal year for paying the highest amount of VAT in production category at district level.

Junior Chamber International (JCI) Dhaka Entrepreneurs organises General Assembly

Junior Chamber International (JCI) Dhaka Entrepreneurs, a non-profit international non-governmental organisation, organised its 2021 general assembly (GA) at a city hotel today.

FBCCI launches Tech C to create ‘Impact Tech-Preneur'

Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI), the apex trade body of the country, launched a technology center called ‘FBCCI Tech C’ that will help to create ‘Impact Tech-Preneur™’ who can build digital ecosystem, solve social problems and experience growth.

Canada intends to join Netherlands in The Gambia’s case against Myanmar at ICJ: envoy

Canada’s High Commissioner to Bangladesh, Benoit Préfontaine, spoke about Canada’s intention to intervene jointly with the Netherlands in The Gambia’s case against Myanmar at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) at the 2nd International Conference on “The Rohingya Crisis in Comparative Perspective’ hosted by the Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction in collaboration with Center for Genocide Studies of University of Dhaka today.

Super Fresh Drinking Water, Bangladesh Cancer Aid Trust sign sustainability partnership agreement

Super Fresh Drinking Water and Bangladesh Cancer Aid Trust - BANCAT have signed a MoU yesterday at the MGI Head Office in Gulshan. Under the agreement, Super Fresh Drinking Water will support BANCAT as Sustainability Partner for a year. The Daily Star is the media partner for this partnership.