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New Chairperson of SAFA Women Leadership Committee

Maria Howlader FCA, has been nominated as the Chairperson of Women Leadership Committee of South Asian Federation of Accountants (SAFA) for the year 2021-22. SAFA is the forum of accounting professional in the South Asian Region.  She is also a Vice President (Operations & Members Services) of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh(ICAB) and founder of Howlader Maria & Co., (HmAC) Chartered Accountants (Member Firm of TGS Global). Ms. Howlader is the Chairman of Women Members Empowerment & Leadership Development Commit...

Medals for heroes of humanitarian services urged

Celebrated TV broadcaster, historian, and Freedom Fighter Muhammad Musa is urging Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to honour all doctors, nurses and medical assistants on the front-line in the war against Coronavirus Covid-19 The former Director-General of the Disaster Management Bureau and Government Secretary has proposed that all “noble and brave” medics are presented with The Bangabandhu Manabsheba Bir {Bangabandhu Hero of Humanitarian Services} on behalf of the nation to show its appreciation. “A certif...

Ibrahim Khaled joins PBL as Independent Director

Prominent banker, former Deputy Governor of Bangladesh Bank and Economist Khondkar Ibrahim Khaled has joined the Board of Directors of Pubali Bank Limited as an Independent Director. He was the Managing Director of Pubali Bank Limited from 2001 to 2006. Khondkar Ibrahim Khaled has been associated with the banking system of Bangladesh for nearly six decades. He has also served as the Managing Director of Bangladesh Krishi Bank, Agrani Bank and Sonali Bank. Later he was the Deputy Governor of Bangladesh Bank from 1998 to 2001. He also serv...

Enough Educated

M A Hossain

On 28 November '20, a 17 days old infant's dead body was found in the pond at Bagerhat in Bangladesh. Latter on police arrested the parent in connection to such bone-chilling incident and primarily parent confessed about their involvement to the police. Media became vibrant to criminalize this poor parent. But that's not the dead-end of this story. The parent is very poor and the infant was suffering from severe cardiac and kidney problems. It was going almost beyond to do anything further for their beloved child (radio today, 89.6fm). Now, I will share two of my personal experiences with my readers. Due to my professional reason, I was posted at outskirts of Dhaka. On my daughter's 2nd birthday party, I was wel...

Ratnagorva Wahida Khanom passes away

Wahida Khanom Chowdhury, mother of Md. Abdul Halim Chowdhury, Managing Director & CEO of Pubali Bank Limited passed away at Dhaka at 12.15 pm on Wednesday, December 02, 2020. (Inna Lillahi wa Inna Ilaihi Raziun). The Board of Directors of Pubali Bank Limited and all levels of executives, officers and employees have expressed deep grief over her death. They have prayed to Almighty Allah for the forgiveness of the departed soul. The Pubali family extends its deepest condolences to the bereaved family of the deceased.

New dawn arrives in America  

With more than 74 million votes goes in favor of president elect Joe Biden. None received so many votes than Joe Biden in history of the United States while he secured 273 electoral college votes. That means Joe Biden not only exceeds electoral college votes but also a record number of 4 million popular votes. The present President Donald Trump secured 214 electoral college votes which is short of 56 electoral college votes, writes Mohammad Amjad Hossain.  ...