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Amirul rewarded for biotechnology inventions

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A Bangladeshi young researcher Dr Md. Amirul Islam shows the new hope of light to mitigate the shortage of food and food security. By inventing the new genetic of food and biotechnology, the researcher wants to lead the world through his new invention.

Currently Dr Amirul Islam has been working as a research fellow at the University dé Sherbrooke, Quebec in Canada for last 2 years with the arena of Biosensors and Bioelectronics, where he is working to develop a novel semiconductor based photonic biosen...

Robi’s new CEO takes charge

Mahtab Uddin Ahmed will take over the charge of Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Robi Axiata Limited on Tuesday. He will be succeeding Supun Weerasinghe who had served the company since January 2014. Supun will return to Dialog Axiata Plc (Dialog), Sri Lanka’s premier connectivity provider as its Group CEO effective 1 January 2017. The changeover in leadership marks the culmination of the succession programme planned and executed over the past several years centred on the Accelerated Leadership Development Programme of the Axiata Group. Mahtab’s appointment as MD and CEO came as part of Robi’s ongoing efforts towards developing and promoting local Bangladeshi talent. Commenting on Mahtab’s succession, Axiata Group Berhad’s President and Group CEO Tan ...

Salman reelected Chairman of IFIC Bank

Eminent businessman of the country Mr. Salman F Rahman has recently been reelected Chairman of IFIC Bank Limited. Upon completion of his first term in the Board of the Bank, he was reelected as a Director of the Untitled-1Bank in its 39th Annual General Meeting (AGM) held on July 14, 2016. He is the Vice-Chairman of BEXIMCO Group - the largest private sector group in Bangladesh. He is a pioneer in establishing a wide range of industries including textiles, trading, marine food, real estate development, hospitality, ...

RMC awards Cheshire doctor

Dr. Ehsan Hoque, executive director of Distressed Children and Infants International, a child-advocacy organization based in Cheshire, has received the Humanitarian Award by Rajshahi Medical College (RMC). Hoque, a Cheshire resident, founded the nonprofit organization at Yale University in 2003 to reduce poverty, hunger, child labor and preventable blindness. DCII is responsible for more than 33,000 eye screenings, more than 5,000 eye surgeries, and more than 1,000 mothers given pre-natal and post-natal care. “I have led a very fortunate life,” Hoque said in a release. “I have food and water every day,

IBFB Ctg Chapter gets new Chairperson

Mr. S. M. Abu Tayyab has become as the new Chairperson of Chittagong Chapter of International Business Forum of Bangladesh (IBFB). He was elected as Chairperson for two years (from 2016 to '17) in the Annual General Meeting of 2015 of IBFB Chittagong Chapter held on 28 February 2016 at AMBROSIA restaurant in Chittagong. Mr. Tayyab is the Managing Director of Independent Apparels Ltd., Brothers Apparels Ltd. and Independent Fashion Wear Ltd. S M Abu Tayyab He is also the Chairman of Chittagong Club Limited and F...

Selima at Commonwealth Uganda election mission

Bangladesh Women Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s (BWCCI) President Ms. Selima Ahmad has been selected for Uganda election observer mission of Commonwealth. Former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, will lead a team of Commonwealth election observers to Uganda for the country’s general elections, scheduled for 18 February 2016. Selima Ahmad is one of the team members. Here as a team member she will observe the preparations for the election, the polling, counting and the results process, and the overall electoral environment. She will also assess the conduct of the process as a whole and, where appropriate, make