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Sacrificial animals in surplus this year

The government will take an initiative to ensure smooth management of sacrificial animals, reared by commercial and marginal farmers across the country, ahead of Eid-ul-Azha amid the Covid-19 pandemic.Department of Livestock Services (DLS) will also take measures to ensure health guidelines at each cattle market by forming medical teams.Like past...

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NRB Commercial Bank Ltd (NRBC Bank) recently started distributing high quality

NRB Commercial Bank Ltd (NRBC Bank) recently started distributing high quality masks among the underprivileged and low-income people through all its branches and sub-branches across the country to prevent coronavirus spread and raise awareness about the deadly virus. The bank has also continued to hand over PPE to hospitals, law...

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Biman to run Dhk-Toronto direct flight from Oct

Biman Bangladesh Airlines plans to fly direct between Dhaka and Toronto from October under an air service agreement with the Canadian government, reports bdnews24.com "We hope to launch the flight in the winter schedule," said Biman Managing Director and CEO Mokabbir Hossain.From Toronto, the passengers will also be able to...

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Sonali Bank fears profit slumps

Sonali Bank fears its operating profit will slip by Tk 8.0 billion this year as fallout of the Covid-19 pandemic, causing further capital shortfall. The country's biggest state lender made some Tk 19 billion as operating profit in 2019, but failed to lower capital shortfall failing to make handsome net...

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BD solar-sharing start-up aims to cut power waste

A start-up that helps rural Bangladeshi owners of home solar power systems trade their surplus electricity with their neighbours has won an international award for climate change innovation, reports Thomson Reuters Foundation. SOLshare, set up in 2014, aims to stem the waste of more than US $1.0 billion in energy...

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Railways development comes into focus in new fiscal year

The government has taken a huge development programme in the new financial year to upgrade the railway communication of the country, reports UNB According to a budget document, construction of 900 kilometres (km) dual gauge double track and 1,581 km new rail track will be completed within fiscal year 2020-21...

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Root Gr launches health protective gear Corona Killer

CHATTOGRAM, July 04: Root Group has launched health protective gear 'Corona Killer' fabrics in Bangladesh's market. Root Group of Companies, a leading conglomerate in Bangladesh, launched the Swiss technology-based health protective gear 'Corona Killer' fabrics at an event on Friday.The unveiling of the new technology for the textile sector in...

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TU leaders fear reappointment of closed jute mill workers a 'false promise'

The government's promise that workers of the state jute mills being closed will get their jobs back once productions resume under public-private partnership (PPP) has failed to allay fears among the leaders of worker unions, reports bdnews24.comThey point out that many of the new owners of privatised mills had earlier...

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Titas to bring over 2.8m consumers under prepaid meters system

In an intensified move to ensure rational use of natural gas, Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company Limited (TGTDCL) has embarked on a plan to bring over 2.8 million consumers under prepaid metering system in phases to reduce wastages of this natural resource, reports BSS."We have a plan to install...

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Gloria Jeans Coffees & BFC takes off with Evaly Food

Gloria Jeans Coffees and BFC have joined Evaly Food Express (e-food), Evaly's food delivery service, and all food from these two popular food chains can now be ordered through e-Food's Express Shop, said press release issued on Saturday by evaly.com.bdTo this end, Evaly, one of the country's top e-commerce based...

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