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Nagad launches self PIN reset option

The Mobile Financial Service Arm of Bangladesh Post Office ‘Nagad’ has launched the self PIN reset option to put an end to the annoying hassle of forgetting and resetting PIN number of the customers. In this digital era, people have several PIN numbers for different services, and it is very common that people often forget or mixed up their PIN ...

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Gates Foundation says co-chair Melinda could leave after two years

The Gates Foundation said on Wednesday co-chair Melinda French Gates could leave the charitable foundation after two years if either she or billionaire Bill Gates decide they cannot continue to lead the foundation together. The foundation will also be expanding the number of trustees to oversee the work, it said in a blog post.

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Daraz appointed new chief corporate affairs officer

Daraz Bangladesh, the largest e-commerce platform in the country, has recently appointed AHM Hasinul Quddus (Rusho) as its Chief Corporate Affairs Officer. According to a press release, before joining Daraz, Hasinul Quddus was the Government and Stakeholder Relations Director at Banglalink Digital Communications Limited. His 17 years of professional experience in organizations like Grameenphone Limited, Huawei Technologies Co. (Bangladesh) Ltd., ...

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MLM business cannot be conducted through digital commerce

The multilevel marketing (MLM), gambling or any sort of lottery cannot be conducted through digital commerce or e-commerce sites. It was informed at a meeting regarding the issuance of ‘Digital Commerce Management Guide-2021’. Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi presided over the meeting held on an online platform on Tuesday. The Ministry of Commerce has finalised the Digital Commerce Management Guide 2021. ...

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Germany to lift Covid-related travel ban on tourists from UK

Germany is lifting a Covid-related travel ban on people from the UK and four other variant-hit countries. The restrictions, which also applied to people from Portugal, Russia, India and Nepal, will be relaxed from Wednesday. Visitors who are fully vaccinated will also not be required to quarantine. Non-vaccinated people will however still be required to quarantine for up to 10 ...

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Egypt agrees deal to release container ship that blocked Suez Canal

Egypt will release the container ship that blocked the Suez Canal in March, after it agreed a compensation deal with the vessel’s owners and insurers. The two sides said the Ever Given would be allowed on Wednesday to leave the Great Bitter Lake, the canal’s midway point, where it has been impounded. The deal’s terms were not revealed, but Egypt ...

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All domestic flights suspended till July 14

The government has decided to extend the ongoing flight suspension of all domestic flights for another week till July 14 to check the sudden surge of COVID-19 pandemic. All types of domestic flight operation will remain suspended from 12:01am on July 8 until July 14 in accordance with the government guidance and instruction, a circular issued by Civil Aviation Authority ...

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Bank transaction hours from 10am-1:30pm across the country

After four days’ of closure, all banks across the country reopened on Monday amid strict lockdown. The transaction will be held from 10am-1:30pm. However, the banks will remain open till 3:30pm for conducting their other office activities during the seven-day lockdown as per Bangladesh Bank direction. The normal transaction hours of banks are from 10am to 4pm.

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China orders Didi app downloads suspended over data violation

China’s cyberspace regulator said on Sunday that it had ordered smartphone app stores to stop offering Didi Global Inc’s (DIDI.N) app after finding that the ride-hailing giant had illegally collected users’ personal data. The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) said it had told Didi to make changes to comply with Chinese data protection rules, four days after Didi began trading ...

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France probes retailers over forced labour claims

Retailers have hit back after authorities in France opened a “crimes against humanity” probe into their activities in China’s Xinjiang region. French prosecutors are looking into accusations four fashion bands sourced goods made by forced labour from Uyghur Muslims in China. Uniqlo, Zara-owner Inditex and French textile firm SMCP deny the claims, while Skechers declined to comment. China strongly rejects ...

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