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Sir Fazle Hasan Abed retires as BRAC chairperson

FE Online Desk August 07, 2019 12:33:49

Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, founder of BRAC, has retired as chairperson of the organisation. He, however, will have a titular role as chairperson emeritus there. The transition is part of Sir Fazle’s...

Sonamasjid land port closes for nine days

-- August 07, 2019 11:13:09

Export-import activities between Bangladesh and India through the Sonamasjid Land Port in Chapainawabganj will remain suspended for nine days on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha. Toufiqur Rahman Babu, gen...

Primark suspends sourcing from one RMG factory

Monira Munni August 07, 2019 10:49:54

Irish retailer-Primark has suspended placing new orders with one supplier ready-made garment (RMG) factory in Bangladesh following alleged termination of workers engaged in recent wage protest. P...

Ministry mulls gas pricing projection for investors

FE Report August 07, 2019 10:39:04

The government is contemplating a pricing projection of natural gas over the next five to 10 years to help businesses chalk up their future investment. "This projection will help investors adopt...

BD-India water sharing talks tomorrow

Mir Mostafizur Rahaman August 07, 2019 10:07:24

As the prospect of inking a deal on the Teesta River water sharing looks bleak, Bangladesh is now concentrating more on reaching a deal on sharing of water of six other rivers -- the Manu, Muhuri, Kho...

China to mass produce 400km/h high-speed trains by the end of 2019

Global Times August 06, 2019 17:47:13

A committee of experts in China has approved a design for high-speed trains that could run at a speed of 400 kilometers an hour, which will be in service before 2022 to serve the Beijing Winter Olympi...

MTB opens booth at Kalir Bazar, Cumilla

FE Online Desk August 06, 2019 17:08:23

Mutual Trust Bank Limited (MTB) has recently opened its first Banking Booth at Kalir Bazar, Cumilla. Tarek Reaz Khan, Deputy Managing Director of MTB, inaugurated the new Banking Booth along with Md....

Al-Arafah Islami Bank opens 172nd branch at Jamgora

FE Online Desk August 06, 2019 17:03:10

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd opened 172nd branch at Jamgora, Ashulia of Dhaka on Tuesday. Chairman of Executive Committee of the Bank Alhajj Hafez Md. Enayet Ullah inaugurated the new branch as Chief Gue...

SJIBL holds 282nd board meeting

FE Online Desk August 06, 2019 16:56:45

The 282nd meeting of the Board of Directors of Shahjalal Islami Bank Limited (SJIBL) was held at its Corporate Head Office Board Room recently. The meeting was presided over by the Chairman of the Bo...

IBBL opens agent banking outlet in Srimantapur, Cumilla

FE Online Desk August 06, 2019 16:45:51

   Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited inaugurated its Agent Banking Outlet in Srimantapur of Sadar Dakkhin Upazila, Cumilla recently. Md. Mahbub ul Alam, Managing Director & CEO of the Ba...

Two big challenges stand in way of BD’s development: ICCB President

-- August 06, 2019 16:24:38

There are two big challenges in the way of Bangladesh’s development. The main one is to maintain the economic growth continuously. Another challenge is related to eradicating inequality. If the...

Envoy Textiles inaugurates Tree Plantation Campaign 2019

FE Online Desk August 06, 2019 13:23:58

Envoy Textiles Limited (ETL) has recently inaugurated ‘Tree Plantation Campaign 2019’ in its Factory in Bhaluka, Mymensingh. ETL distributed ten thousand wood, fruit and medicinal plants...

BGMEA starts digital wallet for RMG workers

FE Report August 06, 2019 12:25:04

Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) on Monday launched its pilot programme of wage payment to the garment workers of its member factories digitally. Under the pilot p...

China media slams US after manipulator branding

-- August 06, 2019 12:03:31

China’s official Communist Party newspaper said on Tuesday that the United States was “deliberately destroying international order”, a day after Washington branded Beijing a currency...

Jewellers raise gold prices

FE Report August 06, 2019 10:36:29

Local jewellers have revised the prices of gold upward, effective from today (Tuesday). As per the latest revision, the prices of all categories of gold -- 22-, 21-, 18-carat and traditional gold --...

Farm sector ploughs ahead with mechanisation

Yasir Wardad and Adnan Hossain Bhuiyan August 06, 2019 10:31:13

Farm mechanisation, which has gained traction during the past three decades, has kept rising, with the market for the country's agro-machinery reaching Tk 90 billion, industry insiders say. The farm...

Chevron wants to explore 11 onshore blocks

M Azizur Rahman August 06, 2019 10:20:13

Chevron Bangladesh has intended to carry out an 'exploration study' in 11 onshore blocks, fully or partially, to delineate new hydrocarbon prospects and help augment the country's overall natural gas...

Govt removes all tariffs on dengue test kit import

-- August 05, 2019 18:37:04

The government has removed all tariffs on import of dengue test kits and reagents to ease the diagnosis and treatment of dengue fever amid a massive outbreak of the fever across Bangladesh.  &ld...

SIBL opens ATM Booth at Hajigonj, Chandpur

FE Online Desk August 05, 2019 17:47:31

Md. Sirajul Hoque, Deputy Managing Director of Social Islami Bank Limited (SIBL), inaugurated an ATM Booth at Hajigonj, Chandpur recently. Mr. M. A. Mottaleb, EVP and Head of Branches Control and Gen...

Union Bank opens Barlekha branch in Moulvibazar

FE Online Desk August 05, 2019 17:31:11

Hasan Iqbal, Deputy Managing Director of Union Bank Limited inaugurated the Baralekha Branch in Moulvibazar as the chief guest on August 05, 2019. Businessman Alhaj Abdul Karim was present as special...

ICMAB programme on “ Changes in Finance Act 2019”

FE Online Desk August 05, 2019 17:22:45

The Dhaka Branch Council (DBC) of the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Bangladesh (ICMAB) organised a programme on “The Changes in Finance Act 2019” recently at ICMAB Bhaban...

Dhaka Bank arranges dialogue with WEA

FE Online Desk August 05, 2019 17:14:33

Dhaka Bank Limited arranged an open dialogue session on need-based financing with WEA (Women Entrepreneurs Association) at the Corporate Office, Kakrail recently. Mrs. Nilufer Ahmed Karim, President,...

Islami Bank opens 346th branch at Munshiganj

FE Online Desk August 05, 2019 17:07:49

Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited inaugurated its 346th branch at Tongibari, Munshiganj on  Monday. Md. Joynal Abedin, Director of the Bank, inaugurated the branch as chief guest. Md. Mahbub ul Al...

City Alo American Express® Credit Card launched

FE Online Report August 05, 2019 17:00:00

City Bank and American Express on Monday announced the launch of The City Alo American Express® Credit Card, the bank’s first contactless credit card. Designed, especially for the modern, i...

NRB Bank celebrates 6th anniversary

FE Online Desk August 05, 2019 16:58:45

NRB Bank Limited celebrated the Bank’s 6th anniversary in a function held at Bank’s Corporate Head Office, Dhaka on Monday. Mr. Md. Mehmood Hussain, Managing Director & CEO of NRB Ban...

Japan's TOTO opens new outlet in city

FE Online Desk August 05, 2019 15:07:21

World's leading sanitary ware manufacturer TOTO, along with its sole distributor in Bangladesh Tilottoma Bangla Group, launched a new showroom in the capital recently. Japan Ambassador Hireyasu Izumi...

SJIBL inks MoU with Esquire Electronics

FE Online Desk August 05, 2019 14:31:28

Shahjalal Islami Bank Limited has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Esquire Electronics Limited at the bank’s Corporate Head Office. Under the agreement, all credit card holders o...

HSBC ousts CEO Flint to accelerate growth

-- August 05, 2019 13:06:20

HSBC ousted Chief Executive Officer John Flint after just 18 months in that role, in a surprise move that the lender’s chairman said was necessary to accelerate progress of its strategic priorit...

Subaru Q1 profit shoots up on strong US SUV sales

-- August 05, 2019 12:55:13

Subaru reported a 48 per cent increase in first-quarter operating profit on Monday as global sales grew, led by demand for the Ascent and Forester SUVs in the United States. The smallest of Japan&rsq...

BRAC Bank cardholders to enjoy special discounts from amaroom.com

FE Online Desk August 05, 2019 12:45:39

BRAC Bank’s credit and debit cardholders are set to enjoy special privileges from Amarroom.com. All the cardholders of the bank will get 12 per cent discount on booking domestic air tickets and...