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Pubali Bank Ltd. holds countrywide online conference with all branch managers’ participation

The global outbreak of the corona virus has led to a health crisis and adverse effects on the economy. Pubali Bank Limited recently held an online conference with the participation of 482 branch managers’, all regional managers and all division heads and executives across the country with a view to

‘Uber Connect’ as package delivery service starts rolling in city

Uber on June 16 announced the launch of a new package delivery service ‘Uber Connect’ that will allow Dhaka's residents to send and receive parcels from each other and also order items from shops within city limits while staying within the safety of their homes. Uber Connect allows users to send

American Express JV gets final approval to launch operations in China

Reuters, Shanghai China's central bank has given the final nod to a network clearing license for an American Express joint venture, allowing it to be the first foreign credit card company to launch onshore operations in China. The approval comes against a backdrop of high Sino-U.S. tensions, with disagreements over trade and

Time to focus on insurance industry in Bangladesh

The government after independence, following a rancorous war, took over the control and management of all the pakistani Insurance Companies and finally, the insurance industry of Bangladesh was nationalised in August 1972. Bangladesh economy embraces huge risk in every sector because the country often faces cyclone,draught and natural calamities even including

Nat’l Budget of FY 2020-21 at a brief look

The budget for the fiscal year 2020-21 has been presented amid the stagnation of country's economy due to the pandemic situation. The Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal presented the budget proposal  on June 11. The minister presented the budget for FY2020-21  in a parliamentary session chaired by the Speaker Shirin Sharmin

PROGGA and ATMA: Immediate Budget Reaction 2019-20

The govt. to lose Tk. 11,000 crore as revenues Public Health under unprecedented threats Tk. 11,000 crore in additional revenues could have been raised from tobacco sector if the proposed tax and price measures from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) were adopted. Adoption of such proposals could have

Meena Bazar partners with Kormo, offers remote job opportunities

Country's leading supermarket chain Meena Bazar is offering remote job opportunities to entry-level job seekers using Google’s job-matching app "Kormo." As part of the effort, the retailer is working with Google’s job-matching app, ​ Kormo , which just launched its new features, remote jobs listing and remote interviews, that allows those looking 

Prime Bank gets youngest chairman

Tanjil Chowdhury aged 36 has recently been elected the new chairman of Prime Bank. Tanjil, succeeding his father Azam J Chowdhury is the youngest chairman of any private bank in Bangladesh. He previously served as a member in the bank's board and the chairman of its executive committee. Tanjil is also the managing director of