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Sindabad.com wins Channel I Digital Media Award 2020

Sindabad.com, Bangladesh’s first and largest B2B e-commerce marketplace, has clinched the ‘Channel I Digital Media Award 2020’ in the category of Best B2B E-Commerce 2020. Asif Zahir, the managing Director of Sindabad.com has received the award at a ceremony held at Channel I premises. State Minister for Information and Communication Technology Zunaid Ahmed Palak handed over the award. Director and ...

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Maruti Suzuki exports crosses 20 lakh vehicle milestone

India’s largest automaker on Saturday announced that it has accomplished the landmark of exporting 20 lakh vehicles. In a statement Maruti said, “ a true symbol of the Government of India’s flagship Make-in-India initiative, a batch of Maruti Suzuki products, comprising S-Presso, Swift and Vitara Brezza, has left for South Africa from the Mundra Port in Gujarat.” MSI commenced export ...

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Bitcoin energy use ‘bigger than most countries’

We’ve all heard the stories of Bitcoin millionaires. Elon Musk is the latest. His electric car company Tesla made a paper profit of more than $900m (£646m) after buying $1.5bn (£1bn) -worth of the cryptocurrency in early February. Its high profile support helped pushed the price of a single Bitcoin to more than $58,000. But it isn’t just the digital ...

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Sri Lanka, Denmark keen to produce beverage in Bangladesh

Sri Lanka and Denmark have expressed keenness to produce beverage products in Bangladesh. The information was reveled today at an inter-ministerial meeting for reviewing the progress of ‘Bangladesh Beverage Project’ at Industries Ministry in the city, said a press release. Industries Minister Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun presided over the meeting while Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi and State Minister for Industries ...

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Monowara Sikder elected new chairman of National Bank

Monowara Sikder has been elected as the new chairman of National Bank Limited for the next three years. The post fell vacant after Zainul Haque Sikder, a valiant freedom fighter and one of the pioneer industrialists of Bangladesh, had passed away on February 10 while taking treatment in Dubai. Monowara Sikder, the wife of Zainul Haque Sikder, was unanimously elected ...

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New aircraft ‘Akash Tori’ joins Biman fleet

A new aircraft, Dash-8, has joined the fleet of Biman Bangladesh Airlines on Wednesday evening. The aircraft landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the capital around 5:45pm and State Minister for Civil Aviation Mahbub Ali formally received it, says media report citing a press release. This is the second one of the three aircraft that the country has recently ...

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Bitcoin: Elon Musk loses world’s richest title as Tesla falters

Tesla boss Elon Musk has lost his title as the world’s richest person after a recent slide in the electric carmaker’s shares, the main driver of his wealth. Tesla shares have tumbled more than 20% since hitting a high of more than $880 in early January. They suffered especially steep falls this week, tied to the firm’s recent risky $1.5bn ...

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Biman appoints new CEO-MD

Dr Abu Saleh Mostafa Kamal has been appointed the new Managing Director(MD) and CEO of Biman Bangladesh Airlines. Outgoing Biman MD and CEO Mokabbir Hossain, however, was made chairman (secretary) of Land Appeal Board at Land Ministry. The Ministry of Public Administration on Tuesday issued gazette notifications in this regard. Earlier in September 2019, Mokabbir Hossain, then additional secretary of ...

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NBR seeks bank transactions of two central bankers

The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has launched a vigorous investigation into accounts of two central bankers including a serving one along with three others as an enquiry was underway to unearth a massive financial scam, official said here on Monday. “Our (NBR’s) CIC (Central Intelligence Cell) has asked banks to provide all sorts of deposits or savings as well ...

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More than half of UK firms plan to hire new staff

More than half of UK employers intend to recruit staff in the next three months, according to new research. The human resources body, the CIPD, said it was the first positive signs for employment prospects it had seen in a year. About 56% of 2,000 firms surveyed planned to hire in the first three months of 2021. The sectors with ...

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