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London introduces contactless payments for buskers

AFP, London :London is introducing a contactless payment scheme for buskers in what organisers said would be a world first, Mayor Sadiq Khan said on Sunday as he unveiled

Durand Mehdadur Rahman, DMD of Uttara Motors Limited, handing over demo chaque of Tk 5 lakh to the winner of its Raffle draw, while Kazi Imdad Hossain, Executive Director, Humayun Kabir, Director (Finance) and other high officials of the company were also present.

Durand Mehdadur Rahman, DMD of Uttara Motors Limited, handing over demo chaque of Tk 5 lakh to the winner of its Raffle draw, while Kazi Imdad Hossain, Executive Director, Humayun Kabir, Director (Finance) and other high officials of the company were also present.

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Myanmar-Singapore trade reaches $3.8b in FY 2017-18

Xinhua, Yangon :Trade between Myanmar and Singapore reached 3.8 billion U.S. dollars in the 2017-18 fiscal year which ended in March, up 833 million dollars or 28 percent from

Malaysia's sound economic fundamental remains supportive to rating profile

Xinhua, Kuala Lumpur :While high debt burden has become a challenge for the new Malaysian government, economists believe the country's strong macro fundamentals and external finances will continue to

BRAC Bank Limited and Financial Excellence Limited jointly organized a training on

BRAC Bank Limited and Financial Excellence Limited jointly organized a training on "Internal Control and Fraud Risk Management" at the banks head office in the city recently. Officials from both the organizations were seen with the participants.

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Dr. Zaid Bakht, Chairman, Board of Directors of Agrani Bank Limited, presiding over its 11th AGM at its head office in the city on Saturday. Mohammad Shams-Ul Islam, Managing Director of the bank and Arijit Chowdhury, Additional Secretary, Financial Institution Division of Finance Ministry among others were also present.

Dr. Zaid Bakht, Chairman, Board of Directors of Agrani Bank Limited, presiding over its 11th AGM at its head office in the city on Saturday. Mohammad Shams-Ul Islam, Managing Director of the bank and Arijit Chowdhury, Additional Secretary, Financial Institution Division of Finance Ministry among others were also present.

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Himalaya brings fairness Kesar Face wash

Himalaya brings fairness Kesar Face wash

Business Desk :World renowned natural brand Himalaya has brought a soap free face wash solution Fairness Kesar Face wash in Bangladesh, says a media release. Face washes found in

Robi offers advance train ticketing via RobiCash

Business Desk :Mobile phone operator Robi has offered advance train ticket purchasing service through its digital payment solution, RobiCash, especially for Eid-ul-Fitr.Robi subscribers need to first book for the

PM orders strict compliance of environmental standards in EPZs

BSS, Dhaka :Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday asked Bangladesh Economic Zone Authority (BEZA) to strictly ensure compliance of environmental standards and obligations in the specialized economic zones producing

Stocks open week up on large-cap vibe

Economic Reporter :Stocks opened week up on Sunday with all the indices at Dhaka and Chittagong stock exchanges finishing upwards on higher activities of large-cap securities.The rising major sectors

DCCI launches agro service desk

DCCI launches agro service desk

Business Desk :For the development of the agriculture sector and to assist the stakeholders and entrepreneurs associated with this, "DCCI Agro Service Desk" has been established at the premises

M. Khorshed Anowar, Head of Retail Banking, of Eastern Bank Ltd and Md. Shahood Mustansir, Head of Sales,,Navana Limited, sole distributor of Toyota vehicles in Bangladesh, exchanging documents after signing an agreement in Dhaka recently. Under the deal, EBL Priority Customers, EBL VISA Signature/ Platinum and Mastercard World/Titanium cardholders a special discount on select models of brand new Toyota vehicles.

M. Khorshed Anowar, Head of Retail Banking, of Eastern Bank Ltd and Md. Shahood Mustansir, Head of Sales,,Navana Limited, sole distributor of Toyota vehicles in Bangladesh, exchanging documents after signing an agreement in Dhaka recently. Under the deal, EBL Priority Customers, EBL VISA Signature/ Platinum and Mastercard World/Titanium cardholders a special discount on select models of brand new Toyota vehicles.

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Novoair to operate extra flights during Eid

Business Desk :The private carrier Novoair will operate additional flights to Saidpur, Jashore and Rajshahi routes centering upcoming Eid-Ul-Fitre. Considering the pressure of home-bound passengers, the airline will operate

Govt project to follow-up RMGs renovation from July 1

Govt project to follow-up RMGs renovation from July 1

Economic Reporter :The government has taken a Taka 10 crore project under Remediation Coordination Cell (RCC) to follow up renovation programmes taken for ready-made garments (RMGs) for improving working

Kamrul Islam, Senior Vice-President of Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI), inaugurating ,

Kamrul Islam, Senior Vice-President of Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI), inaugurating , "DCCI Agro Service Desk" at its building on Sunday . Riyadh Hossain, Vice-President, Imran Ahmed and KMN Manjurul Hoque, Directors of the Chamber, representative of Global GAP Lisa Heinemann and DCCI Secretary General AHM Rezaul Kabir were present .

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Professor Dr. Zabrul SM Haque, CEO of Asgar Ali Hospital, presiding over a scientific seminar on

Professor Dr. Zabrul SM Haque, CEO of Asgar Ali Hospital, presiding over a scientific seminar on "Management of diabetes during Ramzan and Empagliflozin- A groundbreaking innovation for T2DM" organized by NIPRO JMI Pharma Limited at the hospital as chairperson. Md. Mizanur Rahman, CEO of NIPRO JMI Pharma Limited and Dr. Rushda Sharmin Binte Rouf among others were also spoked in the seminar.

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Trump, N Korea move sees Wall Street slide

AFP, New York :A volatile day on Wall Street saw US stocks swing to a negative finish after US President Donald Trump canceled a planned June summit with North

British economy in doldrums as Brexit effect, bad weather depress activity

Xinhua, London :The British economy is now growing at the slowest rate for six years, with revised first quarter figures hit by uncertainty over Brexit and bad weather.Figures from

APEC trade ministers united to ensure economic growth, free trade, connectivity

Xinhua, Port Moresby :The 24th APEC Ministers Responsible for Trade Meeting concluded in Papua New Guinea's (PNG) capital city of Port Moresby on Saturday, with the nation's foreign mister

Md. Ali Hossain Prodhania, Managing Director of Bangladesh Krishi Bank (BKB), addressing at a day-long conference for the evaluation of business activities and shudhyachar for the Chief Regional Managers, Regional Managers, Corporate Branch Heads and  Branch Managers of Khulna Division at a local convention center on Friday. Dr. Md. Liakat Hossain Moral, DMD and Md. Ataur Rahman Prodhan, GM of Khulna Division of the bank were also present.

Md. Ali Hossain Prodhania, Managing Director of Bangladesh Krishi Bank (BKB), addressing at a day-long conference for the evaluation of business activities and shudhyachar for the Chief Regional Managers, Regional Managers, Corporate Branch Heads and Branch Managers of Khulna Division at a local convention center on Friday. Dr. Md. Liakat Hossain Moral, DMD and Md. Ataur Rahman Prodhan, GM of Khulna Division of the bank were also present.

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German private sector growth falls to 20-month low in May

Xinhua, Berlin :The German private sector grew at its lowest pace in 20 months in May, a closely-watched survey showed Wednesday.Markit's flash composite Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) for Germany,

Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel gets two new executives

Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel gets two new executives

Business Desk :Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel, has recently promoted Asif Ahmed as Executive Assistant Manager, Finance. He will supervise other operational departments of the Hotel in addition to his

Abu Reza Md. Yeahia, DMD of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited and Nasimul Ghani, General Manager of Grace 21, exchanging an agreement signing documents at the banks head office in the city recently. Under the deal, VISA and Khidmah Card holders of the bank will get special facilities at different services of Grace 21. Senior officials from both sides were present.

Abu Reza Md. Yeahia, DMD of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited and Nasimul Ghani, General Manager of Grace 21, exchanging an agreement signing documents at the banks head office in the city recently. Under the deal, VISA and Khidmah Card holders of the bank will get special facilities at different services of Grace 21. Senior officials from both sides were present.

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Experts for protecting domestic industries interests

BSS, Rajshahi :Business experts and chamber leaders here at a discussion called for protecting the interests of domestic industries for the sake of job creation and boosting economic growth.

Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed, attended the Iftar Mehfil and discussion on

Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed, attended the Iftar Mehfil and discussion on "the significance of Mahe Ramzan" organized by Shahjalal Islami Bank Limited at a city hotel on Thursday as chief guest. Akkas Uddin Mollah, Chairman, Farman R Chowdhury, Managing Director of the bank, business leaders and Civil Society members were also present.

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Business leaders expressed concern for horrific traffic jam in highways

Business leaders expressed concern for horrific traffic jam in highways

Business Desk :Business leaders expressed their concern for increasing the cost of doing business due to traffic jam and misuse of work hours. The recent decision of controlling excel

GP harasses female employees, alleges GPEU

Business Desk :The employees union has alleged Grameenphone harasses its female employees so they leave the job, although the operator protests any allegation of harassment, calling it an attempt

Opportunity can make skilled women self-reliant: Dr Shirin

BSS, Rangpur :Speaker of the Jatiya Sangshad Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury, MP, on Saturday said the skilled women could create their own workplaces to become self-reliant if they got

Chinese investors see Bangladesh as attractive place for investment

Economic Reporter :Highly appreciating Bangladesh for improving business-friendly environment, a group of Chinese investors said Bangladesh is now an attractive destination for Chinese investments.They came up with the comments

Tata Motors profit halves over $4.5b investment

AFP, Mumbai :Indian carmaker Tata Motors on Wednesday reported a staggering 50 percent fall in quarterly net profit, blaming a huge one-off investment and a slowdown in sales.Consolidated net