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  Volume: XXIV, Issue No. 03 September 16-30, 2014  
     
 
 

BANKING & COMMERCE

 
Banglalink reaches 3cr users
Dhaka : Banglalink, the second largest mobile operator of Bangladesh and a subsidiary of the Netherlands-based Vimpelcom Ltd, has reached a milestone by acquiring three crore subscribers, a statement of the operator said. The total number of mobile phone users in the country is 11.68 crore as of July, according to Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission. Grameenphone leads the market with 4.94 crore subscribers, while Robi is in the third position with 2.42 crore users. Ziad Shatar. More...
Medal handed over to Dr. Mohammad Farashuddin
-A Monitor Report Dhaka : Khan Bahadur Ahsanullah Gold Medal 2013 has been handed over to Dr. Mohammad Farashuddin in recognition to his outstanding contribution in the field of education and macro-economic development of the country. The medal has been handed over through a formal ceremony at Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology (AUST) on September 13. The chief guest of the programme Chief Justice Md. Mozzamel Hossain conferred the medal to Dr. Mohammad Farashuddin. The award inc. More...
EBL hands over ambulance to Anjuman Mufidul Islam
EBL hands over ambulance to Anjuman Mufidul Islam -A Monitor Report Dhaka : As part of its CSR initiatives, EBL has donated a state-of-art ambulance to be used by Anjuman Mufidul Islam for their free health services to poor and needy people. The Chairman of EBL M. Ghaziul Haque handed over the key of the ambulance to the president of Anjuman Mufidul Islam Md. Shamsul Hoque Chisty at a simple ceremony held at the EBL head office in Dilkusha on September 11. EBL Chairman said, 'Anjuman Mufid. More...
Mortein anti-dengue campaign kicks off
-A Monitor Report Dhaka: The Mortein anti-dengue campaign kicked off with an MoU signing ceremony between Reckitt Benckiser Bangladesh, and icddr,b, a world renowned international health research organisation - based in Bangladesh. Under this MoU, Mortein will make a 10 per cent donation from the 3-month sales proceeds of its selected Pest Control Products in Agora, Meenabazar and Shwapno to fund research project led by icddr,b that aims to identify the primary symptoms of dengue in its early. More...
Indian textile exhibition from September 29
-A Monitor Report Dhaka : The Synthetic and Rayon Textiles Export Promotion Council (SRTEPC) of India in association with High Commission of India, Dhaka will organise an Indian Textile Exhibition-INTEXPO Bangladesh at Grand Ball Room of Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel in Dhaka from September 29 to 30, 2014. The exhibition is being supported by Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA), Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) and India-Banglad. More...
US-Bangla Airlines launches 'Breakfast Flight'
-A Monitor Report Dhaka : US-Bangla Airlines has launched "Breakfast Flight" on its Dhaka-Chitta-gong route from July 17. The flights will leave Dhaka for Chittagong everyday at 7:30am and Chittagong for Dhaka at 8:40 am. Breakfast will be served on board the flights. US-Bangla Airlines sources said, "We will be serving breakfast so that the passengers do not have to take the trouble of having breakfast at home very early in the morning. Besides, the passengers will be able to start work at. More...
Coin Café opens at Taka Museum
-A Monitor Report Dhaka : Bangladesh Bank Governor Dr Atiur Rahman opened the Coin Café for the visitors to the Taka Museum, which is located at Bangladesh Bank Training Academy, on September 13. In his speech Dr Rahman said, "Coins trace the rise, growth and fall of civilisations. And we have opened the Taka Museum as a bridge between the past civilisations and the present to explain the rise and fall of civilisations to our youngsters and the role money played throughout history." "Afte. More...
 
 
 
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