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August 2020

Much awaited Padma Bridge only 300 meters away

With the installation of 39th span today, only 300 meters will remain in hand to complete a 6,150-meter or 6.15 kilometers long much awaited Padma multipurpose Bridge. The span was installed over the pillars no. 10 and 11 at Munshganj’s Maowa point making 5,850 meters of the bridge’s main structure visible, said Executive Engineer Dewan Md Abdul Quader of the Padma Multipurpose Bridge Authority. “The rest two 40 and 41 spans will be installed within December 15,” he added. Meanwhile, a floating crane Tian-E brought the span from the construction ya...

Dr Milon Day observed

Shaheed Dr Milon Day was observed today commemorating the 30th martyrdom anniversary of Dr Shamsul Alam Khan Milon, the then joint secretary general of Bangladesh Medical Association (BMA). Marking the day, Awami League, other political parties, social and cultural organizations placed wreaths at the grave of Dr Milon on the premises of Dhaka Medical College (DMC). Discussion, special prayers and offering of fateha were also held marking the martyrdom anniversary of Dr Milon. AL leaders and workers paid homage by placing wreath at the grave of Dr Milon. Awa...

Quiz competition on life and works of Bangabandhu at SEU

Southeast University organized "Intra University Online Quiz Competition on Life and Works of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman" on 19 November 2020.

The prize giving ceremony was held on 26 November 2020 at SEU Seminar Hall, Banani, Dhaka. The initiative was taken to mark the centenary of the birth of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. There were five winners selected by the esteemed Judges. Ms. Madiha Khan, Chairperson, Department of Economics gave the welcome speech while Prof. Dr. AFM Mafiz...

Robi takes strident steps towards sustainable growth

Riding on 9.7% revenue growth from last quarter, Robi ended the third quarter of this year with a profit of 38.9 crore taka. Consistent focus on innovation and analytics raised Robi’s revenue for the third quarter to 1,934 crore taka. Considering Robi’s effective tax rate of 77.06% for the first nine months of this year, the company’s profit of 116 crore taka for the period clearly indicates that Robi is run with excellent operational efficiency. Had it not been for the crushing 2% minimum turnover tax, this profit figure would have looked far more appealing.

KEY HIGHLIGHTS – Q3’20

UWA Bangladesh community welcomes Dr Amit Chakma

The University of Western Australia Society of Bangladeshi Culture (USBC) welcomes Prof Amit Chakma, Vice Chancellor, University of Western Australia (UWA), Perth, Australia USBC - an organization of Bangladeshi students, staff and alumni of UWA has given a formal reception to the recently appointed Bangladeshi born Vice-Chancellor Prof Amit Chakmarecently. He was accompanied by his spouse Mrs Meena Chakma. On the occasion, Prof Amit Chakma has been awarded an honorary crest and a sash for his lifetime achievement by the USBC. The event was held at the West Leederville Tow...

Jamuna Bank, Sarah Resort ink deal

Jamuna Bank Limited one of the leading Bank in Bangladesh, has signed an agreement with Sarah Resort Ltd, a famous and luxurious resort in Gazipur operated by Fortis Group. Adnan Mahmud Ashraf-uz-zaman, Head of Cards at Jamuna Bank Ltd and Ahmad Raquib, General Manager, sales and reservation of Fortis Group were present at Jamuna Bank Tower, Gulshan, Dhaka to sign the agreement. Among others, Head of ADC A.B.M. Saadi with other high officials of Jamuna Bank Ltd were present at this agreement signing ceremony on behalf of respective organizations. Under this agree...