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Kolkata company to build Bhairab bridge

In August, a barge will start from Kolkata with a special consignment for Bangladesh. It will be a 102.4-metre span of the second Bhairab railway bridge across River Meghna. Eight more spans will follow and the bridge will be completed within the first half of 2016. This double-line bridge, being constructed by India as part of the $1 billion line of credit to Bangladesh, will be an important link in the Dhaka-Chittagong rail route. “The company has also been selected for a project in Sri Lanka. The Bhairab rail bridge will connect Ashuganj in Brahmanbaria, close to Bangladesh’s border with Tripura, and Bhairab

Incredible $ 15.31b remittance in 2015 fiscal

A total of 9.4 million Bangladeshi migrants are toiling in various parts of the globe and sending their hard-earned money back home. The fruits of their hard-work are paying off as an incredible $15.31 billion in remittance was received in fiscal 2015 - the highest in the country’s history. BD-workforce in KSAAlthough total migration has declined by 30% in 2014 compared to 2012, the number of Bangladeshi female migrants has been on the rise despite global economic slump. One country which stands out in terms of employment of...

edotco Group CEO arrives in city

Group CEO (Chief Executive Officer) of edotco, Suresh Sidhu will arrive in the Dhaka from Kualalumpur, Malaysia on Tuesday 28th July 2015 for a two-day official visit. Suresh, who has been performing as the CEO of edotco Group since August 2014, is scheduled to have a number of key industry meetings as well as to give maximum support to local teams managing tower operations in this challenging period of severe flooding. suresh_mainPreviously, Suresh served as the Chief Corporate & Operations Officer of Celcom Axiata Berhad sinc...

PBL promotes 37 of its SPOs

37 Senior Principal Officers (SPOs) of Pubali Bank Limited (PBL) were promoted to Asst. General Manager as recognition for their outstanding performance in the profession. Managing Director of Pubali Bank Ltd. Md. Abdul Halim Chowdhury handed over the promotion letter to the newly promoted Asst. General Managers as Chief Guest. [caption id="attachment_18461" align="alignright" width="534"]SPO To AGM 2015 Managing Director of Pubali Bank Ltd. Md. Abdul Halim Chowdhury poses for photograph along with newly promoted Asst. General Managers. Deputy Mana...

India approves Rs 1,000cr for Indo-Bangla rail link

The Indian government has sanctioned around Rs.1,000 crore for a 15-km India-Bangladesh railway project, an official said on Sunday. The union government on Saturday communicated to Tripura that it had sanctioned Rs.580 crore to lay the rail tracks and acquire required land in Tripura, Transport Secretary Samarjit Bhowmik said. bd-indiaThe external affairs ministry earlier agreed to provide Rs.400 crore to lay the new tracks and to acquire land in Bangladeshi territory. Union cabinet secretary Pradeep Kumar Sinha is looking after the execution of...

HSC results Aug 9

The results of the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and equivalent examinations of 2015 will be published on August 9. nahidEducation Minister Nurul Islam Nahid revealed the date while talking to reporters at his office at the Secretariat on Sunday, reports UNB. The minister will first hand over the copy of the results to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at 10 am and later brief the media about the results. Educational institutions will then publish the results. The written HSC and equivalent examinations began on April 1 across the country and ended on...