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NDB approves Bangladesh as new member

The New Development Bank (NDB), established by BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) in 2015, has approved Bangladesh as a new member. The NDB Board of Governors gave the approval in a meeting held on August 20, 2021, said an ERD press release on Thursday. Paying tribute to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and his ...

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Amazon to recruit 55,000 staff for expansion drive

Amazon is looking to hire 55,000 staff globally for corporate jobs and roles in robotics, research and engineering. About 40,000 jobs will be in the US, with 2,500 in the UK and the remainder mostly in India, Germany and Japan, reports BBC. Chief executive Andy Jassy said Amazon needed more staff to keep pace with expansion of its retail, cloud ...

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Beximco LPG sings deal with Jamuna Oil to sell LPG at pumps

Beximco LPG Unit–1 Ltd has signed a deal with Jamuna Oil Company Ltd, a subsidiary of Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation, to sell its auto-gas by setting up pumps at the registered filling stations of the state-owned company. The signing ceremony took place at the Chottogram office of Jamuna Oil Company on Wednesday. According to the agreement, it will ensure rapid penetration ...

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Toyota restarts driverless vehicles after accident

Toyota is resuming operations of its autonomous vehicles at the Paralympic Games village in Tokyo following an accident, BBC reported. Services of the e-Palette pods were halted after a vehicle hit a visually impaired athlete last week. The athlete was not seriously injured, but he had to pull out of an event because of cuts and bruises. The vehicles will ...

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GlaxoSmithKline, SK Bioscience start final trial of COVID-19 Jab

British drugs giant GlaxoSmithKline and South Korean peer SK bioscience have begun final stage trials of a Covid-19 jab after positive early results, they announced Tuesday. The vaccine is facing a Phase 3 clinical trial to assess its “safety and immunogenicity” when compared with AstraZeneca’s Covid vaccine, the two companies said in a joint statement. GSK is still trailing in ...

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Robinhood shares tumble after PayPal news, SEC scrutiny of key revenue stream

Shares of Robinhood Markets Inc (HOOD.O), a popular gateway for trading meme stocks, tumbled nearly 7% on Monday on news that PayPal Holdings Inc (PYPL.O) may start an online brokerage and a report saying regulators were looking at a possible ban on a practice that accounts for the bulk of the company’s revenue. Shares of Robinhood extended an early decline ...

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Vietnam lockdown hits coffee supply

Vietnam has added to concerns over global supplies of coffee as the South East Asian country’s biggest city remains in lockdown. The exporting hub of Ho Chi Minh has been kept under tough travel restrictions after a surge in cases of the Delta variant of the coronavirus. Vietnam is a major producer of robusta, the bitter tasting bean used in ...

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Bangladesh Embassy in Bangkok facilitates special repatriation flight from Bangkok to Dhaka

Bangladesh Embassy in Bangkok has facilitated repatriation of a group of 22 Bangladeshi and Thai nationals from Thailand to Bangladesh by a special Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight. The flight was arranged on self-payment basis in line with the Bangladesh Government’s commitment to extend all possible assistance and support for repatriation of stranded Bangladeshis abroad. The Biman Bangladesh flight arrived at ...

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realme Book Slim: Elegant design and robust performance

Youth-favorite brand realme has been leaving no stone unturned to ameliorate the life of the youth since its inception by introducing leap-forward technology. Of late, realme has become the top 1 smartphone maker in Bangladesh in Q2, 2021, according to Canalys and they have been trying to develop a diverse portfolio as they have entered AIoT 2.0 development phase with ...

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Bangladesh-India air bubble flights likely to be resumed Sept 3

The air bubble flights between Bangladesh and India may be resumed on September 3 before the restart of scheduled international passenger flights, according to the Indian High Commission in Dhaka. Flight operations under the air bubble will begin with seven frequencies per week – for carriers of either country. Any passenger from India can travel to Bangladesh irrespective of Covid ...

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