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BRAC Bank launches bancassurance

Dhaka, March 14 -- BRAC Bank on Thursday launched its bancassurance service, enabling customers to access insurance products directly through the bank. This offering covers both life and non-life ins... Read More


ADB approves $71m loan to improve flood control in Gopalganj, Madaripur

Dhaka, March 13 -- The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Wednesday approved a US$71 million loan to improve flood control, irrigation, and water resources management in rural communities in Gopalganj an... Read More


Power tariff hike raises monthly expenditure of a family by 9.50pc: CPD

Dhaka, March 13 -- Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD), the country's leading think tank, revealed in a study that the latest power tariff hike increased the average monthly expenditure of a family by ar... Read More


Endometriosis affects around 15pc women of reproductive age: Study

Dhaka, March 13 -- Around 15 per cent of women suffer from endometriosis, a rare and hidden disease of female reproductive age (15-49 years), as its symptoms are similar to menstruation cramps. ACME'... Read More


Japanese investment sought for Bangladesh's tourism sector

Dhaka, March 13 -- Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister Muhammad Faruk Khan has urged Japan to invest in the development of Bangladesh's tourism industry. He made the appeal during a meeting with Iwam... Read More


CAAB moves to renew aviation contract with Vietnam

Dhaka, March 6 -- The Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) has moved to renew the aviation agreement signed with Vietnam to facilitate a direct air link between the two countries. In order t... Read More


Heidelberg Cement declares 25pc cash dividend for 2023

Dhaka, March 6 -- The board of directors of Heidelberg Cement Bangladesh has recommended a 25 per cent cash dividend for the year ended in 2023, as the company is back in profit after suffering losses... Read More


PKSF sings deals with local NGOs to implement $50m climate project

Dhaka, March 6 -- Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF) on Wednesday signed agreements with 16 local NGOs for the implementation of a project aimed at mitigating the impacts of climate change in the c... Read More


TIB reveals massive illegal money transactions in bus service sector, totalling Tk 10b

Dhaka, March 5 -- Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) has identified illegal transactions totalling over Tk 10 billion within the bus services sector. These transactions include tolls, illega... Read More


Health dimension to be incorporated into NAP to address noncommunicable diseases: Minister

Dhaka, March 4 -- Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Saber Hossain Chowdhury on Monday said the health dimension would be incorporated into the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) to address t... Read More