5h ago| Business

Nagad gets interim licence extension for sixth time

The Bangladesh Bank has once again renewed the interim licence of Nagad as the Bangladesh Post Office (BPO) could not form a subsidiary to run the mobile financial service within the deadline.

Exploring hidden gems in Bangladesh

Bangladesh has a lot of unexplored beauty. For example, the Laldia forest and sea beach in Barguna provide a unique opportunity to enjoy both the tranquillity of the forest and the murmur of the sea, but not many people in the country are aware of this hidden gem.

2d ago| Supplements

World Contraception Day 2022: Reclaiming the reputation of Bangladesh

A woman’s right to choose the number, timing and spacing of children is basic. Contraception is an integral part of decision-making.

Competent and compliant

Over a decade ago, Kamal Quadir adorned the venue of the launching ceremony of bKash, a nascent mobile financial service provider that he just founded at that time, with some black and white pictures in big frames.

Using tech to bridge learning, skills gap

As the economy continues to thrive and the middle class continues to grow, education and skills improvements will be the most important factors for upward social mobility, said Shahir Chowdhury, co-founder and CEO of Shikho, an educational technology start-up.

More than celebration hallmarks

One leading entrepreneur and two vibrant enterprises in the country were recently crowned with the top echelon of business awards.

3w ago| Supplements

Take CSR to the grassroots

Speakers at an online discussion recommended Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives embrace a grassroots approach to make their interventions more effective and sustainable.

4w ago| Business

Nagad Finance gets go-ahead to run as NBFI

The Bangladesh Bank today gave go-ahead to Nagad Finance PLC to form a non-bank financial institution (NBFI).

TV sales to jump ahead of world cups

Television sales in Bangladesh increase whenever a world cup, whether it be cricket or football, takes place. So, TV makers and retailers usually witness a festive mood during such events and the 2022 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup and FIFA World Cup will be no different.


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What was behind the brutal killing?

The assassinations of 15 August 1975, unprecedented in history in terms of the number of people killed including the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, are shrouded in uncanny mystery.

Bangabandhu’s assassination: The enemy within

On August 15 this year, the nation will observe the 47th death anniversary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.