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S. African students make prosthetic hands

Dhaka, April 2 -- A team of engineering students at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg is developing a revolutionary, affordable, and feature-rich prosthetic hand. The prosthetic, led by... Read More


Saudi issues directive to hold Eid Al-Fitr prayers 15 minutes after sunrise

Dhaka, April 2 -- Minister of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance Sheikh Abdullatif Al-Sheikh has issued directives to all branches of the ministry in various regions of the Kingdom to hold Eid Al-Fitr... Read More


AB Bank launches 'Ahlan'

Dhaka, April 2 -- AB Bank has launched 'Ahlan', a complete shariah-based Islamic banking service. Mr Tarique Afzal, managing director and CEO at AB Bank, and Justice Siddiqur Rahman Miah, chairman of... Read More


Mercantile Bank distributes open agri loans in Feni

Dhaka, April 1 -- Mercantile Bank PLC has distributed open agriculture loans among 47 farmers of Feni, Laxmipur and Noakhali districts in a ceremony arranged at an auditorium in Feni. Arif Hossain Kh... Read More


Nagad Eid campaign's inaugural plot goes to garment worker Rasel's team

Dhaka, April 1 -- Garment worker Rasel Ahmed and his team have clinched the first plot in the country's largest Eid campaign, "Nagad e Jomi," launched by Nagad. The other members of the team are Moham... Read More


BRTA proposes reduction of bus fare by 3 paisa per kilometre

Dhaka, April 1 -- The Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) has recommended reducing bus fares by 3 paisa per kilometre. A committee responsible for fixing bus fares came up with the recommendat... Read More


Two inmates of Dhaka Central Jail die at DMCH

Dhaka, April 1 -- Two inmates of Dhaka Central Jail in Keraniganj died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) on Monday. The deceased- Rahim Biswas (48), son of Syed Ali Biswas, and Hasmot Ali (61)... Read More


Nine million to depart Dhaka during Eid holidays, says NCPSRR

Dhaka, April 1 -- The National Committee to Protect Shipping, Roads and Railways (NCPSRR) forecasts that around 15 million individuals are poised to exit the greater Dhaka area, including Dhaka North,... Read More


High Court allows student politics on BUET campus

Dhaka, April 1 -- The High Court has stayed the ban imposed on student politics at Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET). The High Court bench of Justice Md Khosruzzaman and Just... Read More


Workers protest demanding unpaid wages in Gazipur

Dhaka, April 1 -- Workers of Keya Knit Composite Limited situated in Konabari police station under Gazipur City Corporation, initiated protests early on Monday, demanding their overdue salaries, Eid a... Read More