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GOVERNMENT PLANS A POLL-BOUND BUDGET, KEEPING AN EYE ON THE NATIONAL ELECTION AT YEAREND

With the national election scheduled to be held at the yearend, it would be surprising if the government does not pursue a budget that is aimed at the bottom and mid-bottom of the economic pyramid—representing the largest vote bank. Pre-budget numbers and measures on the government chalkboard hint no surprise there. An

GETTING EID SHOPPING DONE FROM YOUR COMFORT ZONE

The scorching sun, unbearable traffic clog and the hassle of gyrating your way amidst the large crowd-all while fasting- a daunting prospect indeed. Not for the eid shoppers though. For them the joy of haggling and shopping with friends and family supersedes all of those. This trend however is on the

Bangabandhu-1:Ushering into our ‘own space age’

On May 12, Bangladesh’s space age has dawned with the successful launch of Bangabandhu-1 satellite by SpaceX into orbit. An anticipated and arguably the most significant incident in the country’s ICT sector, the launching of BS-1 was earlier deterred on a number of occasions, fueling skepticism and speculation among common people. Getting

WE HAVE THE RIGHT EXPERTISE AND FUTURE READY TO INTEGRATE TRADITIONAL AND DIGITAL ADVERTISING PLATFORMS

Be it creating affiliation with the world's number one Media Agency Network Carat or its impressive portfolio or with one of the leading media communication groups Dentsu Aegis Network , MACOMM and MediaAxis easily stands out as one of the smartest companies in Bangladesh in advertising and media buying. Much

BANGLADESH MBA ASSOCIATION (BMBAA) ORGANIZES SEMINAR FOLLOWED BY ANNUAL IFTAR 2018

A Seminar on ‘BANGLADESH RISING: Power for Human Development’ organized by Bangladesh MBA Association (BMBAA) held at City’s Khazana Restaurant on May 30 this year. The Keynote Speaker of the Seminar was Mr Nasrul Hamid, State Minister of Power, Energy & Mineral Resources. Panel Discussants were Mr Mohammad Hossain, DG of

HISTORY OF COMMUNICATION SATELLITES – TIMELINE & MAJOR EVENTS

This article chronicles the key advances that shaped the history of communication satellites. Each one of these events took us a step closer to today when we have more than a thousand satellites in orbit. You don’t have to remember all of these developments. Just notice the gradual technological progression

‘I WANT BEGUM TO BE THE GO-TO PLACE FOR ANY SOLUTION WOMEN NEED’

Rakhshanda Rukham has been working in tech and women empowerment since she was 21. A developer for Google Developer Group Dhaka, a “leader” in Women Techmakers Bangladesh, the young software developer founded Begum.co, a platform that provides solution to social problems through a participatory structure. The website acts as a platform

‘WE DON’T FEEL INSECURE FROM INSTABILITY IN THE MARKET BECAUSE WE DON’T ENGAGE IN AGGRESSIVE BANKING’

What is really the point of new generation banks, coming into being in what is considered an already saturated market? Are these sustainable? Or will they make meaningful contributions to the economy? These are only some of the questions that surrounds new generation banks. Fintech talks to the managing director and

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