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Digital mental health services to rebuild inclusiveness

A dialogue session on mental healthcare was organized at the liaison office of Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur on Thursday. The program was facilitated by Dr. Wazed Research and Training Institute, Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur, Digital Healthcare Foundation, Dhaka, Eminence, Bangladesh and Western Sydney University, Australia. Professor Dr. Shuchita Sharmin, Department of Development Studies, University of Dhaka, presented her keynote paper in today’s healthcare dialogue. She mentioned that mental well-being is a fundamental component of WHO’s definition of “health”. While SDG 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote wellbeing for all at all ages- talks about

Raagi to hit overseas market

Bangladeshi film 'Raagi' Directed by Mizanur Rahman Mizan and starring Abir-Achal duo is going to make a highest record in the field of export. The film 'Raagi' one of the action comedy film was produced by Jakiya Jaya under the banner of Ashtha Katha Chitra. However, The Tan Tan Films Co.,Ltd is the international distributor of this film. Castings of this films were various renowned actors such as, Star Famous Artist Moon Moon, Shatabdi Wadud, Shakil, Marup Aquib and Moumita Starred. A Chinese company has expressed (International Film Procurement office in Singapore) interest in buying the rights of Movie Raagi for online platform by pay off USD 200,000.00. The company has approximately 10 million over subscribers in the asia regional including China. They release motions picture fi...

LafargeHolcim posts 56pc growth in 2019

Rajesh Surana, Chief Executive Officer of LafargeHolcim Bangladesh (LHBL) said “2019 was a challenging year for the cement industry. The impact of increase in raw material costs and additional taxes was significant. Despite this Lafargeholcimimpact, LafargeHolcim demonstrated astrong performance trend. Our focus on improving operational efficiencies, driving commercial innovation and cost optimisation continues to be effective.  We are determined to build on this thrust and further increase value to our stakeholders...

UCB, Audi Bangladesh join hands

On the occasion of signing ceremony of memorandum of understanding (MoU) betweenUnited Commercial Bank Limited and Audi Bangladesh in the presence of Mr Arif Quadri, Additional Managing Director, UCB & Mr. Hasib Uddin, Director, Audi Bangladesh launch a joint marketing promotional campaign recently. Present at the occasion were Mr Abul Kalam Azad, SVP-Head of National Sales &Merchant acquiring, Mr Taufiq UCB and Audi Bangladesh PR2Hassan Executive Vice President & Head of R...

8 projects worth Tk 10,468.24cr approved at ECNEC meeting

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) today approved a total of eight projects involving Taka 10,468.24 crore including a first revised project for constructing Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Railway Bridge over River Jamuna with an additional cost of Taka 7,046.88 crore. The approval came from the 21st ECNEC meeting of the current fiscal year held at the NEC Conference Room in the city’s Sher-E-Bangla Nagar area with ECNEC Chairperson and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair, reports BSS. ECNEC-1-696x...
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Women entrepreneurs in producing jute products

Bangladesh has taken a lead in women empowerment in South Asia as they are showing their competence and courage in starting new jute ventures, contributing to bringing a positive change in society. “It gives me an immense pleasure whenever I see satisfaction in the eyes of my international buyers,” said Afsoma Asif, a middle-aged women entrepreneur who manufactures and exports diversified jute products. jute goodsSoma, who achieved Outstanding Business Woman Award for her innovation in making various diversified jute ...