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Pink bond: Women to get easy fund soon to turn ideas into action

Mohammad MufazzalThe securities regulator is framing rules for a new product namely 'Pink Bond' to cater to the financing need of women entrepreneurs. Women having innovative business ideas to set up small and medium enterprises will be given access to funds from angel investors under the initiative. In many cases,...

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NCC Bank marked its 31st anniversary with a celebratory programme which began with Chairman Md Abul Bashar cutting a cake.

NCC Bank marked its 31st anniversary with a celebratory programme which began with Chairman Md Abul Bashar cutting a cake. He also announced the upcoming launch of the bank's new internet banking app 'NCC Always' and a Customer Self Service (CSS) Portal for improved customer convenience. Managing Director and CEO...

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The 125th meeting of the executive committee of Modhumoti Bank was held virtually on Saturday. Barrister Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh, chairman of the committee,

The 125th meeting of the executive committee of Modhumoti Bank was held virtually on Saturday. Barrister Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh, chairman of the committee, presided over the meeting. Other attendees included Managing Director of Sharmin Group Mohammad Ismail Hossain, Chairmen of Labib Group Salahuddin Alamgir, Meghna Group Mostafa Kamal, and...

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Foreigners sold Asian bonds in April amid firm dollar

Foreign investors were net sellers of Asian bonds for a second straight month in April as a strong U.S. dollar and uncertainties around the Federal Reserve's interest rate cuts dampened appetite, reports Reuters.Investors net sold bonds worth $1.91 billion from Indonesia, India, Thailand, Malaysia and South Korea, although the disposals...

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Eastern Bank Limited (EBL) recently opened its 36th sub-branch in Banshkhali, Chattogram. The inauguration ceremony was

Eastern Bank Limited (EBL) recently opened its 36th sub-branch in Banshkhali, Chattogram. The inauguration ceremony was attended by A.N.M. Shahadat Alam Chowdhury, chairman of 5 No. Kalipur Union Parishad; Mohiduddin Chowdhury Khokha, former chairman of 2 No. Shadhanpur Union Parishad; Md. Faruq, principal of Banshkhali Degree College; and M. Khorshed...

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Warren Buffett's legacy is at stake via Bill Gates

NEW YORK, May 18 (Reuters Breakingviews): Warren Buffett cares deeply about who will succeed him to run Berkshire Hathaway. But what about the single organization destined to receive much of his stock? Buffett has bequeathed a vast sum to the philanthropic foundation set up by Melinda Gates and her ex-husband,...

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Govt earns Tk 140m revenue from Nagad despite zero investment: Palak

The government has earned over Tk 140 million (14 crore) in revenue from the mobile banking service 'Nagad' without any investment in any form, according to Junaid Ahmed Palak. More than Tk 50 million has been received in the current fiscal year alone, reports UNB.This information was revealed by State...

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A five-day training workshop titled "Development of Leadership of Branch Management", organised by Agrani Bank Training

Agrani Bank training course beginsA five-day training workshop titled "Development of Leadership of Branch Management", organised by Agrani Bank Training Institute, began on Saturday. Chief Executive Officer (Current charge) and Deputy Managing Director Wahida Begum of the bank was present as the chief guest at the opening ceremony. General Manager...

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JIBAN BIMA HOLDS CHEQUE HANDOVER CEREMONY IN SYLHET

JIBAN BIMA HOLDS CHEQUE HANDOVER CEREMONY IN SYLHET The Sylhet regional office of Jiban Bima Corporation (JBC) held a 'Death claim and insurance claim cheque handover ceremony' at the conference room of Sylhet DC office on Thursday. Sylhet City Corporation Mayor Md Anwaruzzaman Chowdhury was present as the chief guest...

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Kalurghat Bridge still remains in doldrums

CHATTOGRAM, May 18: The newly construction of the dilapidated Kalurghat Bridge in the port city is still a far cry as the development project proposal (DPP) is facing a long delay in getting the final approval from the government authorities concerned.According to the DPP, the construction of the two-tier road-cum-rail...

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11th Nat'l SME Fair begins today

The 11th National Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Fair-2024 under the arrangement of Small and Medium Enterprise Foundation (SMEF) will kick off in the city today (Sunday) to help small and medium entrepreneurs promote market for their products, reports BSS.On the eve of the day, President Mohammed Shahabuddin and Prime...

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Paramount Textile producing eco-friendly fabrics

Bangladeshi producers have started producing eco-friendly fabrics to grab a greater share of the global market against the backdrop of growing concerns about climate change.Paramount Textiles, one of the fabric exporters of the country, is the pioneer in the green push in this sector and started producing eco-friendly world-class fabrics...

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Rainwater ponds transform crops, farmers' livelihoods in Satkhira

For decades, salinity has plagued Khutikata village in Kashimari union of Shyamnagar upazila in Satkhira, making crop production nearly impossible.Despite having a flowing canal, the remote coastal village faced severe water scarcity, especially during the dry season. However, the creation of ponds on unused land is transforming the agricultural landscape.These...

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Hershey faces larger lawsuit over missing designs on Reese's candies

FLORIDA, May 18 (Reuters): Hershey is facing a renewed, larger lawsuit claiming it misled consumers about the amount of artistic detail they would find on several Reese's peanut butter candies after opening the packaging.In a proposed class action on Friday, four Reese's consumers in southern Florida said they were "very...

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