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Summit, JERA sign MoU on developing roadmap to carbon neutrality

Dhaka, April 25 -- Summit Power International Limited and JERA Asia Private Limited (JERA Asia), a subsidiary of JERA Corporation of Japan, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Monday to coll... Read More


AB Bank holds awareness programme on A-Challan in Bogura

Dhaka, April 24 -- AB Bank recently organised an awareness programme in Bogura on the automated challan (A-Challan) system, by which income tax, passport fees and other government fees can be paid thr... Read More


Patuakhali's handwritten newspaper, published by labourer, gains global media coverage

Dhaka, April 24 -- Andharmanik, named after a local river, is a bimonthly handwritten newspaper launched by Mohammed Hasan Parvez in West Sonatala village in Patuakhali district, where national dailie... Read More


Spreading happiness through Project Trishna

Dhaka, April 24 -- Project Trishna, a venture of Footsteps Bangladesh, is working extensively to ensure access to safe water for the marginalised communities in the country. Since 2015 Project Trishn... Read More


DBBL holds 26th AGM

Dhaka, April 24 -- Dutch-Bangla Bank Limited (DBBL) held its 26th Annual General Meeting (AGM) through a virtual platform on Sunday. Sayem Ahmed, chairman of the Board of Directors of the bank, pres... Read More


People throng Kamalapur to buy train tickets for April 28 Eid trips

Dhaka, April 24 -- People are swarming Kamalapur Railway Station on Sunday, the second day of advance sales of train tickets for the upcoming Eid holidays. Long lines formed at the 16 counters sellin... Read More


Speakers for increasing prices of low-tier cigarettes

Dhaka, April 23 -- Speakers at a seminar today proposed raising the price of low-tier cigarettes to boost revenue generation for the government and also minimise health risks. They said although the ... Read More


New Zealand reports the 1st Omicron XE variant

Dhaka, April 23 -- New Zealand reported its first case of Omicron XE variant at the border, said the Ministry of Health in a statement on Saturday. A person who has travelled from overseas to New Zea... Read More


Lightning kills two in Sunamganj Haor

Dhaka, April 23 -- Two farmers were killed by lightning strike while working in a Haor at Dhitpur village in Dirai upazila of Sunamganj Friday afternoon. The deceased were identified as Rabindra Das,... Read More


Sale of advance train ticket begins

Dhaka, April 23 -- Bangladesh Railway has started selling tickets in advance on Saturday for homebound people ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr. Ticket seekers crowded Kamalapur rail station and four other spots ... Read More