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Farmers to receive Tk 75m free jute seeds to boost production

Dhaka, Feb. 17 -- To revive the 'golden fibre' of Bangladesh and encourage more farmers to cultivate jute, the government will distribute Tk 75 million worth of free seeds to 330,000 marginal and smal... Read More


Weekly market review: Profit-booking drags DSEX lower

Dhaka, Feb. 17 -- The benchmark equity index retreated into the negative territory in the week to Thursday, snapping a two-week winning streak, as investors rushed to book profit on quick-gaining stoc... Read More


Buying a gaming console in Bangladesh

Dhaka, Feb. 17 -- Faisal Hossain, a medical student, harbours a deep passion for gaming that transcends his professional pursuits. Beginning with classic 8-bit handheld game consoles and progressing t... Read More


Dilshad Ahmed appointed independent director of Peoples Insurance

Dhaka, Feb. 17 -- Dilshad Ahmed has been appointed as an independent director of Peoples Insurance Company Limited. His selection came during the 431st board meeting today (Saturday) of the organisat... Read More


Seven entities taken over as per law: Grameen Bank chairman

Dhaka, Feb. 17 -- Seven entities at Grameen Telecom Bhaban have been taken control of in compliance with the law, Grameen Bank Chairman AKM Saiful Majid has claimed. Nobel Laureate Dr Muhammad Yunus ... Read More


Islami Bank Jashore Zone holds agent banking conference

Dhaka, Feb. 17 -- Jashore Zone of Islami Bank Bangladesh PLC organised 'Agent Banking Business Development Conference' and 'Workshop on Prevention of Money Laundering & Terrorist Financing' on Saturda... Read More


'Smart farmers are needed to make agriculture smart' - BAU Vice Chancellor

Dhaka, Feb. 17 -- "Our country needs to use smart agriculture tools for agricultural development. If the technology lags, the country's development will be hindered. Smart farmers are required to make... Read More


United Commercial Bank, Mastercard bring in exclusive world credit card with unmatched benefits

Dhaka, Feb. 17 -- United Commercial Bank PLC (UCB) and Mastercard have recently launched innovative financial products, including the highly anticipated UCB Mastercard World credit card. The partners... Read More


Islami Bank holds employee conference in Khulna

Dhaka, Feb. 16 -- Islami Bank Bangladesh PLC on Friday organised an employee conference for the officials of its Khulna Zone at Zilla Shilpakala Academy. Mohammed Monirul Moula, managing director and... Read More


Turkish Coca-Cola Icecek acquires Coca-Cola Bangladesh for $130 million

Dhaka, Feb. 16 -- Coca-Cola Icecek (CCI), the Turkish beverage company, will acquire entire 100 per cent shares in Coca-Cola Bangladesh Beverages Ltd (CCBB) at a net value of $130 million. The CCI ha... Read More