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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


CIS-BCCI president seeks improved connectivity with Russia

Dhaka, Feb. 16 -- President of CIS-BCCI (Commonwealth of Independent States-Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry) Mohammad Ali Deen had a courtesy meeting with Russian Ambassador in Dhaka Alexa... Read More


OpenAI introduces AI model that turns text into video

Dhaka, Feb. 16 -- Microsoft-backed OpenAI is working on software that can generate minute-long videos based on text prompts, the company said on Thursday. The software, called Sora, is currently avai... Read More


Two steps down the democracy rankings

Dhaka, Feb. 16 -- Bangladesh slips two notches down democracy ladder to 75th rank and is classified by the Economist as a "hybrid regime" among countries in the world. The Economist Intelligence Unit... Read More


Price surge still unbridled ahead of Ramadan

Dhaka, Feb. 16 -- Prices of the key essential commodities still keep surging unabatedly long before the fasting month of Ramadan despite some pragmatic approaches taken by government agencies. Beef, ... Read More