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August 2020

IBBL inaugurates 100th sub-branch, 43 agent banking outlets

Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited inaugurated 100th, 101st and 102nd sub-branches as well as 43 agent banking outlets across the country.

Md. Mahbub ul Alam, Managing Director and CEO of the bank inaugurated the sub-branches and agent outlets on 31 August 2020, Monday at virtual platform as chief guest. Mohammed Monirul Moula, Muhammad Qaisar Ali and Md. Omar Faruk Khan, Additional Managing Directors of the Bank addressed the program as special guest. Md. Moshar...

SJIBL BAMLCO Conference-2020 held

ShahjalalIslami Bank Limited organized “BAMLCO Conference-2020” recently through Digital Platform (with a video conference).

The Managing Director & CEO of the Bank Mr. M. Shahidul Islam was present as the Chief Guest in the Virtual Conference. Among others the Deputy Managing Director & Chief Anti Money Laundering Compliance Officer (CAMLCO) of the Bank Mr. M. Akhter Hossain was present as Session Chairperson while Mr. Md. Khalid Hussain, SVP, DCAMLCO and Head of Money Launderin...

Newspapers, TV channels need approval to go online

To run their online news portals, newspapers, television channels and radio stations will need government approval as per the draft amendment of online media policy that was approved at the Cabinet meeting today. The meeting, chaired by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, endorsed the National Online Media Policy 2017 (Amendment 2020), incorporating some new provisions, reports UNB. Sheikh Hasina joined the virtual meeting through a videoconference from her official residence Gono Bhaban while other Cabinet members joined it from the Secretariat...

Dr Sabrina sued for having 2 NIDs

JKG Health Care Chairman Dr Sabrina Arif  Chowdhury has been sued on charge of having two National ID cards. The Election Commission filed a case against her to this regard.

Abdul Momin Mia, election officer of Gulshan Thana, filed the case with Badda Police Station last night, said Parvez Islam, officer-in-charge of the police Station. According to the case statement, Dr Sabrina who is now in jail for Covid-19 report forgery, secured two National ID cards in 2009 and 2016. [caption id="attachment_27999" align="alignright" width="420"]

Why Muslims fast and mourn in Ashoura

Ashoura is marked on the 10th day of Muharram, the first month of the Islamic calendar, by all Muslims.

It marks the day Nuh (Noah) left the Ark and the day Musa (Moses) was saved from the Pharaoh of Egypt by God.

The Prophet Muhammad used to fast on Ashoura in Mecca, where it became a common tradition for the early Muslims. Ashoura th...

Activists pull down statue of Canada’s 1st Prime Minister MacDonald

Activists in Montreal have pulled down a statue of Canada's first prime minister Sir John A MacDonald, who was linked to cruel policies that killed many indigenous people in the late 19th Century.

Video captured the moment the statue's head flew off and bounced on the pavement nearby. Quebec's head of government condemned it as "unacceptable". "Destroying parts of our history is not the solution," said François Legault.
No arrests have been made, according to Canadian broadcaster CBC. MacDonald was prime minister of Canada for 19 years in the 1860s-1890s and is remembered for his nation-building policies but he also created the ...