Wednesday, 28 Oct, 2020


Asia One recognizes Evaly the rapidly growing brand

DHAKA: Evaly has been recognized as the fastest growing brand in Bangladesh by popular international magazine Asia One. Asia One also recognized Mohammad Rassel the Managing Director and CEO of Evaly. The recognition was officially announced on Friday (February 7th) night at a gala

Square Toiletries Ltd’s (Zone-2) Annual Sales Conference-2020 held

DHAKA: Square Toiletries Limited (Zone 2) organized Annual Sales Conference- 2020 at Ratnodweep Resort in Pabna on Tuesday (February 4), says a press release.  The conference was inaugurated by Square Toiletries Limited Managing Director Anjan Chowdhury. Company’s Head of Operation

Alphabet shares fall as Google misses on sales

Google's parent company Alphabet Inc on Monday reported its worst fourth-quarter revenue growth since 2015, missing analysts' estimate for a period in which its top online advertising rivals beat expectations. Shares of the company fell about three percent in extended trading

China shares suffer biggest fall in four years

Fears over the coronavirus triggered a sharp fall in Chinese shares when the market reopened after the Lunar New Year holiday. The Shanghai Composite index closed nearly 8% lower, its biggest daily drop for more than four years. Manufacturing, materials, and consumer goods companies

Chinese stocks plunge on coronavirus fears

The Shanghai Composite index fell nearly 9% before recovering slightly, while commodity prices also slumped. Manufacturing, materials, and consumer goods companies are among the hardest hit, as healthcare shares soar. The fall came despite China's central bank announcing new

ADB VP reaffirms stronger partnership to implement SDGs

DHAKA— Asian Development Bank (ADB) Vice-President (VP) Mr. Shixin Chen reaffirmed ADB’s commitment to supporting Bangladesh in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), while attending the Bangladesh Development Forum (BDF) in Dhaka today. Mr. Chen attended the BDF as a

Sheba Briddhi to facilitate growth of MSEs

DHAKA: With the objective to effectively address the forward market linkage challenges prevalent in service market industry of Bangladesh and bring the service providers under the financial inclusion umbrella, Sheba Platform Limited joined hands with Business Finance for the Poor in

Eskimi Tech Adda – Episode 1 held in Dhaka

DHAKA: Eskimi Limited organized knowledge sharing event titled “Eskimi Tech Adda – Episode 1” at their office in Gulshan 1, Dhaka on Saturday (January 25).  Eskimi Tech Adda is a series of formal and informal events to create an atmosphere for Bangladeshi IT professionals to

Pine Labs Announces Investment from Mastercard

DHAKA: Pine Labs, one of Asia’s leading merchant commerce platforms, announced an investment by Mastercard that underscores confidence in South Asia’s growing economy.   The investment is part of a partnership to continue the rapid growth of convenient electronic payment options

Green Delta wins 1st for best stall at Bima Mela

Green Delta Insurance (GDIC) participated in the fourth 'Bima Mela' held in Khulna between January 24 and 25. The fair was organized by the Insurance Development and Regulation Authority (IDRA) and the financial institution division of the Ministry of Finance. The opening

Oracle Celebrates 20 Years in Bangladesh

Company has experienced growing customer demand during its two decades in the country. It has opened new office in Dhaka, reaffirmed its commitment to helping Bangladesh become a digital nation Oracle on January 23 has celebrated 20 years of serving public and private sector firms

Prices of essentials to come down next month: Tipu Munshi

KURIGRAM: Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi said prices of essentials including onion would come down in the middle of next month. The minister was replying to reporters at Bhurungamari Pilot Govt High School in Kurigram on Sunday (January 19). Tipu Munshi said: “We are trying to keep

Onion price to come down

SANGSAD BHABAN: Agriculture Minister Dr Abdur Razzaque assured the Jatiya Sangsad (JS) that the onion price would come down because India withdrew its ban upon onion import. Besides, the country is expecting a bumper onion production in current robi season, he also said. Agriculture

Huawei to present 5G show first time in Bangladesh

The people are going to experience 5G demonstration for the first time in Bangladesh. Huawei, the titanium sponsor of the fair,  is going to run the 5G show in the 'Digital Bangladesh Mela 2020' which is set to begin this Thursday at Bangabandhu International Conference Center at

Strong monitoring to keep onion price normal

DHAKA: The ministry of commerce decided to strengthen drives in the countrywide markets to keep supply of onion going as well as its price normal. Supply of local and imported onions in the country’s market is normal and there is no justified reason for increasing the price of onion,

Gold price rises by Tk 1166 per bhori

DHAKA: Bangladesh Jewellers' Association (BAJUS) on Saturday (January 4) decided to increase the price of gold at Tk 1,166 per bhori. The new rate will be effective from Sunday (January 5), says a press release issued by BAJUS. According to new price of BAJUS, gold in the local

Mukesh Ambani: Asia's richest man takes on retail giant Amazon

A conglomerate run by Asia's richest man has started a service that aims to compete with Amazon in India. Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries said it had been inviting people to sign up to its grocery delivery service. The company is aiming to use its massive mobile phone

Qatar Airways launches 2nd non-stop Dhaka-Europe freighter service

Qatar Airways Cargo has introduced its second Boeing 777 freighter from Dhaka to Luxembourg. The second frequency commenced on 16 December 2019 and operates on Mondays, flying non-stop directly from Dhaka to Luxembourg. Mr. Guillaume Halleux, Chief Officer Cargo said: “We are

Haltrip named top agent of China Southern Airlines

Cai Jian, Bangladesh General Manager of China Southern Airlines, handed over the top agent crest to Haltrip founder & Managing Director Tajbir Hasan at a hotel in Dhaka on Saturday (December 22). China Southern Airlines Bangladesh top officials and Bangladesh aviation industry

Annual meeting of BSRM held

The 57th Annual General Meeting of Bangladesh Steel Re Rolling Mills (BSRM) Ltd.  held at The Shoronika Community Center, Chattogram on December  19.  Mr. Alihussain Akberali FCA, Chairman of the Company, presided over the meeting. Audited Accounts for the financial year 2018-19