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Navy ship

Navy ship "Somudro Joy" (Sea Win) left Chattogram Naval Jetty to participate a fair on "Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition LIMA-2019" in Malaysian on Thursday. The exhibition is a unique showcase for both the aerospace and maritime industries in the rapidly growing Asian commercial aviation, airport and defense markets. It is of great importance to marketers and industries as it is one of the biggest platforms for international mega scale business deals and contractual agreement which greatly aids in boosting the profitability of the aviation industry on the whole.

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British Council Satellite Library opens at Robi office in city

UNB, Dhaka :The British Council has teamed up with Robi Axiata Limited to set up a 'British Council Satellite Library" inside the telecom operator's corporate office.The library was inaugurated

Int'l food, agro expo kicks off March 27

Business Desk :The fourth edition of 'Food & Agro Bangladesh International Expo 2019' will begin in the capital city on March 27 aiming to highlight the rapid development in

Arcon's future of information security summit held

Arcon's future of information security summit held

Business Desk :A summit on the importance of future of information security and privileged access management titled 'Future of Information Security Summit 2019' was held at Dhaka Club on

Sweden, UK, US among exporters of electric cars

Sweden, UK, US among exporters of electric cars

Reuters , Oslo :On the outskirts of Oslo, a row of Fiat 500es imported from California stand parked in the snow outside the Buddy Electric dealership, part of a

 M. Khorshed Anowar, Head of Retail and SME Banking, Eastern Bank Ltd (EBL) and Avinash Mathur, Vice President of Data and Device - Market Operations, Robi Axiata Limited signed a customer benefit agreement in Dhaka recently. Under the arrangement, EBL cardholders will enjoy exclusive special Data and Voice Bundle offer from leading mobile phone operators Robi and Airtel.

M. Khorshed Anowar, Head of Retail and SME Banking, Eastern Bank Ltd (EBL) and Avinash Mathur, Vice President of Data and Device - Market Operations, Robi Axiata Limited signed a customer benefit agreement in Dhaka recently. Under the arrangement, EBL cardholders will enjoy exclusive special Data and Voice Bundle offer from leading mobile phone operators Robi and Airtel.

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Mohammad Forkanullah, SEVP of Social Islami Bank Limited (SIBL), inaugurating its 93rd Agent Banking Outlet at Santir Hat Bazar in Char Kawnia in Noakhali on Tuesday. Md. Mashiur Rahman, Head of Agent Banking Division, senior officials of the Bank and local elites were also present.

Mohammad Forkanullah, SEVP of Social Islami Bank Limited (SIBL), inaugurating its 93rd Agent Banking Outlet at Santir Hat Bazar in Char Kawnia in Noakhali on Tuesday. Md. Mashiur Rahman, Head of Agent Banking Division, senior officials of the Bank and local elites were also present.

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Dollar struggles, stocks up on dovish Fed but trade fears persist

AFP, Hong Kong :The dollar struggled in Asia on Thursday after a surprisingly dovish Federal Reserve indicated it would not lift interest rates this year and sounded a note

US CEO sentiment falls amid slowing global growth

AFP, New York :Business sentiment among large US companies fell for the fourth straight quarter, according to a report on Wednesday that highlighted worries about slowing growth outside the

Apple's Tim Cook urges China to continue to open up its economy

AFP, Beijing :Apple chief executive Tim Cook on Saturday urged China to keep opening up its economy as local rivals bit into the profits of the US tech giant

US trade negotiators to visit China on March 28-29: Beijing

AFP, Beijing :US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will visit China on March 28-29 for a fresh round of talks aimed at resolving the bruising

Mohammad Younus, Chairman, Risk Management Committee of Shahjalal Islami Bank Limited, presiding over its 32nd meeting at its head office in the city recently. Khorshed Alam Khan, Md. Moshiur Rahman Chamak, Directors, M. Shahidul Islam, Managing Director, Abdul Aziz, AMD and Md. Shahjahan Shiraj, DMD of the Bank were also present.

Mohammad Younus, Chairman, Risk Management Committee of Shahjalal Islami Bank Limited, presiding over its 32nd meeting at its head office in the city recently. Khorshed Alam Khan, Md. Moshiur Rahman Chamak, Directors, M. Shahidul Islam, Managing Director, Abdul Aziz, AMD and Md. Shahjahan Shiraj, DMD of the Bank were also present.

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Brexit delay request sends pound reeling

AFP, London :The pound fell sharply on Wednesday after Prime Minister Theresa May announced Britain was seeking a delay to its exit from the European Union until June 30,

Sudan summons Egypt envoy over Red Sea oil bids

AFP, Khartoum :Sudan summoned Egypt's ambassador to Khartoum on Thursday to protest Cairo's "illegal" call for oil and gas exploration bids in the Red Sea area of Halayeb, claimed

Bangladesh Shipping Corporation (BSC) collected six ships from China National Machinery Import and Export Corporation (CMC) and also another six ships will be collected. State Minister of Shipping Ministry Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury has been visited CMC's office in Beijing while CMC's Vice- President Kang Hubiao welcomed the State Minister. The cost of six marine ships was Tk 1, 537 where China's financial aid was Tk1, 000 and rest of will bear by Bangladesh.

Bangladesh Shipping Corporation (BSC) collected six ships from China National Machinery Import and Export Corporation (CMC) and also another six ships will be collected. State Minister of Shipping Ministry Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury has been visited CMC's office in Beijing while CMC's Vice- President Kang Hubiao welcomed the State Minister. The cost of six marine ships was Tk 1, 537 where China's financial aid was Tk1, 000 and rest of will bear by Bangladesh.

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'Strong' outlook for US growth: IMF

AFP, Washington :The International Monetary Fund on Thursday said the US economic outlook remained "strong," a day after the Federal Reserve trimmed its median growth forecasts for the year."We

Md. Bayazid Sk, Head of Banking Operations Division of South Bangla Agriculture & Commerce (SBAC) Bank Limited, inaugurating its shifted Bogura Branch to new location at Talukdar Plaza of Barogola in Rangpur Road in Jhautala in Razabazar on Tuesday. Md. Delwar Hossain Mondol, Branch Manager of the Bank and local elites were also present.

Md. Bayazid Sk, Head of Banking Operations Division of South Bangla Agriculture & Commerce (SBAC) Bank Limited, inaugurating its shifted Bogura Branch to new location at Talukdar Plaza of Barogola in Rangpur Road in Jhautala in Razabazar on Tuesday. Md. Delwar Hossain Mondol, Branch Manager of the Bank and local elites were also present.

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BIDA to create 24,000 trained entrepreneurs in 2 yrs

Economic Reporter :Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA) has taken an initiative to create 24,000 trained entrepreneurs in two years in line with one of the Prime Minister's 10 initiatives

Biman offers discounts on six international routes

Business Desk :Biman Bangladesh Airlines has declared discounted tickets on six international routes to give a boost to tourism.The offer will be available at the three-day Dhaka Travel Mart

Passing out ceremony of 8th batch cadets of IMA held

Passing out ceremony of 8th batch cadets of IMA held

Business Desk :The passing out ceremony of the Eight Batch pre-sea cadets of International Maritime Academy was held with pomp and grandeur at its own purpose-built campus at Pubail

SM Formanul Islam, Executive Director and CEO of Bangladesh Infrastructure Finance Fund Limited (BIFFL), attended at 'Voluntary Blood Donation Programme' marking its 8th anniversary at its Kakrail office premises on Thursday. Sagir Hossain Khan, Chief Operating Officer, Mohammad Khan, Secretary and other officials of the company were also present.

SM Formanul Islam, Executive Director and CEO of Bangladesh Infrastructure Finance Fund Limited (BIFFL), attended at 'Voluntary Blood Donation Programme' marking its 8th anniversary at its Kakrail office premises on Thursday. Sagir Hossain Khan, Chief Operating Officer, Mohammad Khan, Secretary and other officials of the company were also present.

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Incomes from digital ads set to come under VAT net

UNB, Dhaka :The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has formed a committee to collect year-wise data on the incomes of social media platforms and search engines from the digital

Financial, real progress of 1,650 dev projects laudable: IMED

BSS, Dhaka :The financial progress of some 621 projects while the real progress of some 1,029 projects were laudable out of 1,740 development projects in the Revised Annual Development

SME fair draws huge crowd on weekend

Economic Reporter :The National Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Fair-2019 at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC) in the city witnessed a large number of visitors on Friday.Majority of visitors

GP launched IoT services

GP launched IoT services

Business Desk :The first day of BASIS Softexpo-2019 at BICC marked the launch of Grameenphone IoT, the next step towards digitization in Bangladesh. State Minister for ICT Division Zunaid

Khamenei calls economy 'urgent problem'

Khamenei calls economy 'urgent problem'

AFP, Tehran :Iran's supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei called the economic difficulties of Iranians the main and most urgent problem of the country in a message aired Thursday on state

Hafez Md. Enayet Ullah, Chairman, Board of Directors of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited, presiding over its 623thEC meeting at the Bank's head office in the city on Thursday. Farman R Chowdhury, Managing Director, Md. Harun-Ar-Rashid Khan, Engr. Kh. Mesbahuddin Ahmed, Ahamedul Hoque, ANM Yahia, members of the committee were also present.

Hafez Md. Enayet Ullah, Chairman, Board of Directors of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited, presiding over its 623thEC meeting at the Bank's head office in the city on Thursday. Farman R Chowdhury, Managing Director, Md. Harun-Ar-Rashid Khan, Engr. Kh. Mesbahuddin Ahmed, Ahamedul Hoque, ANM Yahia, members of the committee were also present.

Shibbir Mahmud, Chairman, Board of Directors of Islamic Finance and Investment Limited (IFIL), presiding over its 248th meeting at its boardroom on Wednesday. Rezakul Haider, Anis Salahuddin Ahmad, Vice-Chairmen, SM Bakhtiar Alam, Hossain Mahmud, Liaquat Hossain Moghul, KBM Moin Uddin Chisty, Directors, Professor Dr. Md. Jahangir Alam, Independent Director, Md. Jahidur Rahman, Audit Committee Chairman and AZM Saleh, CEO of the company were also present.

Shibbir Mahmud, Chairman, Board of Directors of Islamic Finance and Investment Limited (IFIL), presiding over its 248th meeting at its boardroom on Wednesday. Rezakul Haider, Anis Salahuddin Ahmad, Vice-Chairmen, SM Bakhtiar Alam, Hossain Mahmud, Liaquat Hossain Moghul, KBM Moin Uddin Chisty, Directors, Professor Dr. Md. Jahangir Alam, Independent Director, Md. Jahidur Rahman, Audit Committee Chairman and AZM Saleh, CEO of the company were also present.

Cradle of Venezuela oil industry is a scene of desolation

AFP, Mene Grande :Greasy slicks continue to darken the ground in Mene Grande, a modest town where Venezuela's oil boom was born more than a century ago. But now the

China tariffs may remain for 'substantial period': Trump

US President Donald Trump said Wednesday that US tariffs on Chinese imports could remain in place for a "substantial period," dampening hopes that a new trade agreement would see them