40th BCS results: PSC recommends 1963 for recruitment

March 31, 2022

The Bangladesh Public Service Commission (BPSC) on Wednesday published the final results of the 40th BCS (Bangladesh Civil Service) exam. The results have been published on the BPSC websites – http://www.bpsc.gov.bd/ – in the afternoon. A total of 1,963 cadres were recommended for different posts.
According to the result, 245 people have been recommended in Read more

Walton to supply 3.95 lakh tabs for govt’s census project

March 31, 2022

Walton is going to supply a total of 3.95 lakh pieces of Tabs to the government’s Population and Housing Census Project 2021.
Under the agreement, Walton will execute device monitoring activities using VMware MDM software to implement this project Read more

Noab honours members publishing newspapers for over 25 years

March 31, 2022

Newspaper Owners Association of Bangladesh (Noab) has honoured the member newspapers which have been publishing papers in the country for more than 25 years.
The awards were given at a function held at the Samson H Chowdhury Centre at Dhaka Club in the capital last evening Read more

One in 10 MFS users victims of fraud

March 31, 2022

Finds PRI survey on 7,279 users
About one in ten mobile financial services users said they have been victims of fraud, found a survey, underscoring the need for boosting the security of the platform to thwart social engineering.
“If you extrapolate it to the national statistic of the sector, it literally means millions have suffered from fraud,” said Ashikur Rahman, senior economist at the Read more

Bruce Willis ‘stepping away’ from acting following aphasia diagnosis

March 31, 2022

The family of Bruce Willis has announced the actor is set to retire after being diagnosed with aphasia, a language disorder typically occurring after a stroke or brain injury, significantly affects a person’s ability to communicate. On March 30, the 67-year-old actor’s family announced the news via an Instagram post with an update on Willis’s health.
“To Bruce’s amazing supporters, as a family we Read more

Shane Warne State Funeral: family, fans and stars bid farewell to Australian cricket legend

March 31, 2022

Family, friends and supporters of Australian legend Shane Warne gathered to bid farewell to the cricket great during a state memorial service at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Wednesday.
Warne passes away a a resort in Thailand this month from a suspected heart attack at the age of 52, sending shockwaves throughout the sporting world and Read more

American actress Courtney Coffey to share screen with Shakib Khan in ‘Rajkumar’

March 31, 2022

Dhallywood star Shakib Khan is set to share the screen with US actor Courtney Coffey in “Rajkumar.”
Shakib Khan, who is currently in the United States, announced his upcoming venture on his birthday on 28 March.
The film was announced during a ceremony at New York’s World’s Fair Marina Convention Hall, New York Read more

Tom Cruise returns To fighter pilot glory in thrilling ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ trailer

March 31, 2022

Tom Cruise is set to relive his glory days by reprising his role as top fighter pilot Maverick for the long-awaited Top Gun sequel.
It’s time make sure your seat is in its upright and locked position because the new trailer for Top Gun: Maverick is here. 36 years after the original Top Gun, Paramount Pictures released the trailer for the upcoming film—starring Tom Cruise, Miles Teller, Jennifer Connelly Read more

Pvt sector dev, trade expansion growth drivers for Bangladesh: Rushanara

March 30, 2022

UK prime minister’s trade envoy Rushanara Ali had a bilateral meeting with the business leaders of Bangladesh at the Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry in the capital on Tuesday.
DCCI president Rizwan Rahman chaired the meeting. Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association vice-president Miran Ali, SBK Tech Venture founder and Read more

Dan Foods launches new premium laccha, soft drink powder

March 30, 2022

Dan Foods Limited, the manufacturer company behind country’s one of the most trusted and widely popular snack brands ‘Dan Cake’, is introducing two new products for the month of Holy Ramadan and to celebrate Eid, said a press release.
These products- Dan Foods Premium Laccha and Breez Soft Drink Powder, will Read more

JAAGO Foundation, Commonwealth, British High Commission holds discussion on climate resilience

March 30, 2022

To mark Commonwealth Day 2022, JAAGO Foundation, in collaboration with British High Commission in Bangladesh and Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office organised 15 round tables in 15 districts of Bangladesh, said a press release.
A webinar under the title of ‘Youth, Climate Action and Commonwealth’ to Read more

Brac Bank, DU offer training to 60 entrepreneurs

March 30, 2022

Brac Bank and the University of Dhaka’s marketing department have provided a three- month training to 60 entrepreneurs, over half of them women, on developing managerial skills to expand and sustain businesses in the banking sector.
Participants of “Uddokta 101” later received certificates from Abu Farah Md Nasser Read more

Bangladesh hosts AIC SA Qualifiers with Tk 75 Lakh Prize Pool

March 30, 2022

Arena of Valor, Bangladesh, a multiplayer online battle arena game, is hosting AIC South Asia Qualifiers 2022 this year, said a press release.
This is the first time Bangladesh is hosting such a huge international esports tournament for South Asia.
The eight regional winning teams from Bangladesh, Pakistan, Cambodia, and Read more

Berger Young Painters’ Art Competition held

March 30, 2022

Leading paints solution brand Berger completes the ‘26th Berger Young Painters’ Art Competition’ to recognise the talent in upcoming painters of the country, said a press release.
An award ceremony was held on this regard at Gulshan Club, Dhaka, where six young and promising artists were rewarded for their artworks Read more

Pran launches environment dev fund

March 30, 2022

TEL Plastic, a brand of Pran-RFL Group, has created a fund for the development of the environment and announced that it would donate to it Tk 2 from the sale of each of its 80 types of plastic products.
The fund will be used to create awareness among people about environment conservation, prevention pollution and launch tree plantation campaigns, said the Read more

Huawei expands local foothold

March 30, 2022

Huawei has seen its business in Bangladesh expand on the back of strong sales in telecommunication equipment and other technologies despite the declining popularity of its smartphone devices following US sanctions in 2019.
The company is in a leading position in providing 2G, 3G, 4G networks for Read more

Japan confers award on Uttara Group chairman

March 30, 2022

Japan has conferred an “Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rossete” award on Uttara Group Chairman Matiur Rahman for his contributions to strengthening economic relations between the East Asian island country and Bangladesh.
ITO Naoki, Japanese ambassador to Bangladesh, presented the award to Read more

Samsung launches cost efficient, environment friendly ACs

March 30, 2022

Samsung Consumer Electronics has come up with a new range of air conditioners equipped with amazing functions, costing between Tk 63,900-89,900, depending on the size, said a press release.
This range of air conditioners comes with Easy Filter Plus, simplifying maintenance by a few notches.
Customers can easily remove and replace the filter to clean it, providing Read more

Pay toll for Mayor Mohammad Hanif Flyover through Nagad

March 30, 2022

The postal department’s Mobile Financial Services Nagad and business organisation Orion Infrastructure Limited have inked an agreement to reduce traffic congestion at the toll plaza of the country’s longest Mayor Mohammad Hanif Flyover, said a press release.
From now on, customers will be able to cross the flyover by purchasing Read more

34% of Bangladeshi third graders have reading skills, reports Unicef

March 30, 2022

Only 34 percent of third graders in Bangladesh have foundational reading skills, and only 18 percent have foundational numeracy skills, according to a new report of Unicef.
Children from disadvantaged backgrounds are even worse off, the UN organisation said in its report released today Read more

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