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August 2020

Rupali Bank observes PM’s birthday

A special doa mahfil was arranged by Rupali Bank Ltd to mark the 74th birth anniversary of honourable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (September 28, 2020).

The Mahfil was held after Asar prayer at the Head Office of the Bank, attended by Monzur Hossain, MP and  Md. Obayed Ullah Al Masud, the Managing Director & CEO of Rupali Bank Ltd. Deputy Managing Directors Mohammad Jahangir Alam and Khondoker Ataur Rahman, all General Managers, Deputy General Managers and leaders of CBA were present on the occas...

Happy Birthday to PM Sheikh Hasina

Sheikh Hasina- Prime Minister of Bangladesh and daughter of Independent Bangladesh's first President and Father of the Bengali Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was born in Tungipara, East Pakistan on 28 September 1947, writes Md. Arafat Rahman. Her mother was Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib. She was active in the student politics of Eden Girls' College, Dhaka. She is the longest-serving Prime Minister in the history of Bangladesh. Her political career has spanned more than four decades. She previously served as Opposition Leader from 1986 to 1990, and 1991 to 1995, then as Prime Minister from 1996 to 2001. She has been leading the Bangladesh Awami League (AL) since 198...

IBBL inaugurates 1500th with 84 agent banking outlets

Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited (IBBL) inaugurated 1500th outlet with 84 agent banking outlets across the country. With this, the number of agent outlets of the bank stood at 1566. Md. Mahbub ul Alam, Managing Director and CEO of the bank inaugurated the agent outlets on 27 September 2020, Sunday 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. Mosharraf Hossain, Deputy Managing Direct...

Nobel nominated Dr Abid talks at EWU webinar

A Bangladeshi-American Professor Dr. Ruhul Abid, from Brown University, USA attended a Webinar arranged by the Department of Pharmacy, East West University (EWU) on 25 September 2020 evening.  Dr. Abid and his non-profit organization, Health, and Education for All (HAEFA), have been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize this year. Title of his presentation was "Transforming health care delivery for the underserved and displaced populations." Dr. Abid appreciated the initiatives of the Bangladesh government in achieving many of the Millennium Devel...

Not So Powerful

There is nothing to be surprised or to be ashamed of that a newly-wed girl was raped on an education premises in Sylhet as we are routinely accustomed with such shyness. The principal of that college in an interview with a daily on Saturday said, ‘he was helpless’.  This is nothing new to be helpless in a lawless situation in the country due to lack of democratic norms in the government, writes Farrukh Khosru .

Earlier, we saw such heinous incidents performed by the Chhatra League, the students’ wing of the ruling party. The chariot of Victory of Chhatra League has been unabated since Awami League assumed power in 2009. Chhatra League has now successfully become the brand of shame, murders, brutality, arson and controversies...