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  Volume: XXIV, Issue No. 17 April 16-30, 2015  


Transfast, BRAC Bank launch instant bank transfers
Dhaka : Transfast, LLC and BRAC Bank Ltd. of Bangladesh on March 31 announced that they have partnered to enable Transfast customers to make instant bank transfers into accounts at BRAC Bank the first-ever instant bank deposit service to Bangladesh by a global money transfer company. This was disclosed in presence of mass media at a Press Meet held at a restaurant in city ton March 31 morning. "BRAC Bank is one of the leading banks in Bangladesh and a pioneer in sophisticated technology in s. More...
Bangladesh Bank to put cap on debit card annual fee
Dhaka : Bangladesh Bank is going to put a cap on annual fee of debit cards offered by scheduled banks as some of them impose excess charge on their clients for using the product. A BB official said recently that the central bank was likely to impose annual charge between Tk 300 and Tk 400 for all types of debit cards of the banks in a bid to popularise more the online-based transaction. The banks are now imposing annual charge on the debit cards between Tk 300 and Tk 2,000 which is impeding to. More...
DAM launches 2015-2025 strategy plan
-A Monitor Report Dhaka : Dhaka Ahsania Mission (DAM) has launched its strategy plan for 2015-2025 through a substantive discussion at Ahsanullah University of Science and Tech-nology (AUST) on March 31. Noted economist and former governor of Bangladesh Bank Dr. Mohammed Farashuddin took part in the discussion as chief guest. DAM President Kazi Rafiqul Alam presided over the programme. Chief guest Dr. Farashuddin said, cultural development is sine quan one for economic growth. Human nature . More...
Badiur to continue as AIBL Chairman for 8th time
-A Monitor Report Dhaka : Badiur Rahman will continue as the Chairman of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. for the eighth time. The 273rd meeting of the Board of Directors re-assigned him as the Chairman unanimously on March 31. According to the decision of the meeting Chairman Badiur Rahman will continue his responsibilities for the period until the next Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the bank is held. . More...
- Emirates? SkyCargo Night held in the City
- Emirates to restart flights to Baghdad from 1 March
- Canada wants Dhaka-Toronto direct air link
- Dhaka Regency Celebrated the Enchanting Valentine?s Day
- Sheer Joy of Shakrain, the kite festival
- India aims to achieve 1pc share of global arrivals this year
- Abu Dhabi named among top 10 destinations in 2015
- China is number one source of international tourists
- West Bengal Tourism reaching out to int?l tourism sectors
- Over 550,000 tourists spent more than $900m in Turkey in 2014
- Homestay programme gives authentic Indian-Myanmar experience in a remote region
- Record 56.4m tourists flocked to NY in 2014
- Cox?s Bazar-Teknaf Marine Drive to be completed by next year
- Watch World Cup Cricket 2015 matches live at Dhaka Regency
- Kabab and Paratha Festival on at Khazana Gulshan
- Hotels in London report 8.3pc RevPAR Increase
- UCBL card holders to get free int?l SIMs from WOWtel
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