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  • Wardah Bangladesh presents international webinar by Muslim professional women

    ‘Wardah Bangladesh’ presented international webinar by Muslim professional women from different parts of the world on last 10 & 11 April. Moderators were from Bangladesh Rokhsana Akhter Rupee & Nahila Hedayet. Speaker from Malaysia was Fathiha Johan; from South Africa Roshan Isaacs; from UK Saeeda Ahmed , Safya Khan, Fahmida Ashiq, Marta Maryam Rozsa, Nadia Leona Yunis & Hajra Khan; from USA Nusrath Mohammed and Aydha Mehnaz from Paris were participated in the two days dialog. They talked on the topic ‘Inspiration to be fit, confident and go’ from the Islamic perspective, which basically came on halal-modest practicing lifestyle of them.

  • AIUB students win 9 medals at Bangladesh games

    Students of the American International University – Bangladesh (AIUB) have made their mark in the largest domestic sports event of the country - the 9th Bangabandhu Bangladesh Games 2020. Competing with over 5000 athletes from across the country in 31 categories the students of AIUB have snatched 9 medals in the recently concluded mega event.

  • Bite-sized internet packages empowering freelancers in remote villages

    Like many industries and communities, the freelancing community in Bangladesh has also been hit hard by the pandemic. When the pandemic and the lockdown forced many job-seekers, students and freelancers to move to their homes in remote parts of the country, finding seamless connectivity posed to be a major threat in moving forward with internet-based works.

  • Omera LPG introduces country-wide home delivery services

    Observing the recent hike in the pandemic situation and prioritizing the health and safety of the customers, LPG operator of Bangladesh Omera Petroleum Limited has introduced home delivery services.

  • Asian Paints partners with Shakib Al Hasan as brand ambassador

    Asian Paints, one of the leading decorative coating companies, has announced star cricketer Shakib Al Hasan, as the brand ambassador for Bangladesh.

  • Samsung brings Galaxy M12 and Galaxy M62

    Samsung Bangladesh has expanded its Galaxy M Series line with the Galaxy M12 and the Galaxy M62.

  • PUPROA’s new committee President Monirul Islam Rintu, GS Abu Sadat

    A 23-member executive committee has been formed at the annual general meeting of the Private University Public Relations committee comprising of private university officials. The name of the new committee was proposed in a virtual ceremony on 23 March and the new committee was approved with the consent of all present where Monirul Islam Rintu, Director (Public Relations), European University, has been appointed as the President and Abu Sadat, Deputy Director (Public Relations), United International University, has been appointed as the General Secretary of Private University Public Relations Officers' Association – PUPROA.

  • VoB kicks off Strategy Summit 2021

    The ‘Strategy Summit 2021' began on April 10, 2021 in the pursuit of a better tomorrow. The three-day virtual summit, organized by Valor of Bangladesh (VoB), the first Bangladeshi knowledge management social hub, aims to empower young local, global leaders with knowledge, industry insights and future strategic direction.

  • Book on the theory of relativity of success by Shahosro Shumon launched

    Shahosro Shumon is a well-known poet and novelist, primarily for his unprecedented emotional poem 'E jatray beche gele" focusing COVID-19 pandemic. His new book, "Safalatar Apekkhikota" speaks mainly about the relativity of success from different perspectives

  • Prime Minister inaugurates US-Bangladesh Business Council

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has inaugurated the US-Bangladesh Business Council to boost bilateral trade and investment between the United States and Bangladesh. She hopes that the new trade council, initiated by the US Chamber of Commerce, will serve as a major platform for attracting foreign direct investment (FDI).

  • EDU students build a humanoid robot

    Recently, amidst the pandemic, five East Delta University (EDU) students have successfully built a robot. In a year's effort, the humanoid robot, named 'ROBO EDU 2.0', created by a team of five students studying in the Electrical and Electronics Engineering program.

  • DPS STS School Dhaka contributes daily necessities to ‘Families for Children’

    Recently, DPS STS School Dhaka has organised a campaign called ‘Alor Dhara’ under their Community Club, which allowed their students to distribute daily necessities to an orphanage named ‘Families for Children’ at Uttara. It was an interactive event where DPS STS students got the opportunity to socialise with the children from the orphanage.

  • United Hospital observes World Health Day

    On 7 April, World Health Day is celebrated around the world. This year the theme is ‘Building a Fairer, Healthier World’ by World Health Organization (WHO).

  • Daily Shopping launches campaign rewarding its customers

    Popular retail chain shop ‘Daily Shopping’ has launched a three month long campaign titled ‘Customer Championship-2021’. Under the campaign, customers will be awarded with attractive prizes for purchasing a specific amount of products during the campaign period.

  • The Designation Trap

    While we graduate, or by the time we collect a few years of job experience, we have some high-profile dream words in our mind, like head of marketing, regional sales manager, head of sales, gm-marketing, marketing manager, head of communications, head of brands, director, and so on. We knew it might take ten, twelve or fifteen years to reach those designations, but at the same time we knew that we would achieve something upon reaching there! I mean, simply speaking, becoming a head of marketing is one of the dreams poor-little-marketeers like me usually possess.

  • realme 8 Pro with 108MP camera to change the game!

    Today’s young users look for the camera set-up, battery life, design and performance in a smartphone before purchasing it. Country’s most happening mobile brand among the youth realme has emphasized on all of these criteria, and designed the ultimate flagship – realme 8 Pro.

  • Nagad, the world’s fastest-growing MFS

    It took only about two years to translate an idea into a business and make Nagad the fastest-growing mobile financial service in the world, thanks to the adoption of state-of-the-art technologies and a disruptive approach, which also sped up the overall financial inclusion in Bangladesh.

  • United Hospital Oncology Team Successfully Completes Chronomodulated Chemotherapy First Time in Bangladesh

    A patient with advanced colon cancer has taken chronomodulated chemotherapy course, which is for the first time in Bangladesh and has been discharged with an uneventful hospital stay.

  • Samsung introduces the all new Galaxy A series

    All of the devices come with Quad Rear Camera. Users can snap Ultra-wide photos with 8MP for Galaxy A32 and 12MP for Galaxy A52 and Galaxy A72. With a 5MP Macro lens, people can make small objects look life-size or more prominent. The depth sensory of Galaxy A32 and Galaxy A52 is 5MP, whereas Galaxy A72 comes with an 8MP Telephoto lens. Capture stunning pictures or shoot some fantastic videos with 32MP front cameras.

  • A Patriot Pioneering an Industry: In Conversation with Mr. Golam Mainuddin

    The agro-based industry of Bangladesh has seen a tremendous growth in the last few decades and currently accounts for about 20 percent of country’s GDP. On top of helping Bangladesh reach self-sufficiency in food in the recent years, this industry makes up around one third of our total export value. While the public sector should be lauded for the policies and strategies that led to this growth, it is the private sector that accelerated it the most with the introduction of technology, modernization, and research in this industry.

  • North South University inaugurates first pathology lab among private universities

    North South University (NSU) has organized a virtual inauguration ceremony of the Pathology Laboratory in NSU Medical Center on March 29, 2021. NSU is the first and only private university in Bangladesh to set a unique example by launching such a pathology lab at North South University.

  • Launching Ceremony of “Probashi” App

    The launching ceremony of the “Probashi” app was held on March 30, 2021 from 3:00pm to 5:00pm at the ball room of Hotel Pan Pacific Sonargaon. The chief guest of the event was the State Minister for Ministry of Foreign Affairs Md. Shahriar Alam, MP. The special guests were Kabir Bin Anwar, Senior Secretary, Ministry of Water Resources, Dr. Ahmed Munirus Saleheen, Secretary, Ministry of Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment, Hosne Ara Begum ndc, Managing Director (Secretary), Bangladesh Hi-Tech Park Authority, Tina F Jabeen, CPA, Managing Director & CEO, Startup Bangladesh Ltd, ICT Division, and Asif Ibrahim, Chairman, Chittagong Stock Exchange Ltd.

  • To celebrate 50 years of independence, Pathao Food employs 50 transgender people

    In celebration of the 50th Independence Day of Bangladesh, Pathao and Apex collaborated to create job opportunities for transgender and specially-abled individuals under the slogan, ‘Shadhinota Shobari’. These jobs are made available to 50 individuals initially, who can work as delivery agents to earn a respectable living through Pathao Food. The company has gone through an elaborate process of screening the proper documentation necessary for the tasks and hosting crucial workshops to educate about the mannerisms of food deliveries. To provide seamless service to the customers, the transgenders are being equipped with smartphones, bicycles, and id cards.

  • Omera Petroleum Ltd. celebrates 50 years of Bangladesh

    On the occasion of 50th Independence Day of Bangladesh, country’s leading LPG Company Omera Petroleum Limited has organized a special event at its Mongla Plant.

  • Mural 71 unveiled in Chattogram

    On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Bangladesh's independence, "Mural 71" was unveiled on M M Ali Road in Chattogram. The initiative of the mural, celebrating the glorious history of the Liberation War, was undertaken by Ranks FC Properties, a subsidiary of Rancon

  • Online air ticketing platform to give away 50 free flight tickets to celebrate 50 years of independence

    Online ticketing platform has announced a free return air trip for 50 less fortunate to mark the golden jubilee of the country’s Independence

  • Chowdhury Kaiser Mohammad Riyadh conducts self-development session in YPF Maldives 2021

    Riyadh is an international inspirational speaker, a life transformational coach and an NLP Trainer. He has been conducting self-development sessions globally since 2015. Leaving Bangladesh Army voluntarily back in 2012, his passion about self-transformation carried him to help other change for the better. So far, he has conducted around 120 self-help workshops in Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Malaysia, Cambodia, Thailand, Indonesia, Turkey, UK & USA and inspired thousands of youths from over 80 countries.

  • Shohoz: Paving the Way for a Truly Digital Bangladesh

    "After 18 years of studying and working across the US and Asia, I came back to Bangladesh to bring all the convenience enjoyed through tech. Why? I firmly believe that technology alone can solve most of the challenges a typical to a developing country. Proper adaptation of tech can make us a developed nation, much faster than our current pace. In the 5 years since our inception, we have seen how that happen, through the adaption of Shohoz by millions of people," said Maliha Quadir, founding Managing Director of Shohoz. True to her words, one of the most trusted digital brands in the country today, Shohoz, has indeed made its mark in the digital transformation of the country.

  • Sarbojaya to be held on the occasion of Women's Day on 19th March

    Sarbojaya is going to be held on the occasion of Women's Day on 19th March at an elite hotel in the capital courtesy of Pop of Color Limited. Apart from celebrating Women's Day, this special event is to share the joy of Women's Day with women workers, professionals, businessmen and entrepreneurs from different walks of life and give them encouragement and inspiration.Also at this gathering, established and respected women personalities from different walks of life will share and give advice on various diverse experiences of their profession, business life.In a statement, Tinker Jannat Meem, head of Pop of Color, said, "Sarbojaya is not just a reunion for my group members, it will be a memorable day in their live."

  • IPDC Ogroj: Prof. Shamsuzzaman Khan reminisces on a life of academia and witnessing history

    Prof. Shamsuzzaman Khan was the distinguished guest on the fifteenth episode of IPDC Ogroj. He spoke about his upbringing and a colourful childhood, shaped by the ideologies and great personalities of the time. His stellar career in academia, and his myriad intertwinings with the life of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was a telling feature of the talk as well. The session was moderated by venerated banker Anis A. Khan.