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Daily Archives: February 11, 2017

Islamic microfinance to deepen financial inclusion

businessnews24bd.com Islamic microfinance can be used to bring marginal people under the banking umbrella as its interest-free concept would appeal to the segment, a banker said yesterday. “It would play into their sentiment,” said Rumee A Hossain, chairman of the executive committee of Bank Asia, which is gearing to roll out full-fledged Islamic finance activities. Hossain’s comments came at a ... Read More »

164 businesses get CIP status

businessnews24bd.com The commerce ministry has recognised 164 people as commercially important persons (CIPs) for the year 2013 for their contribution to export and economic growth of the country. Of them, 125 business people have been selected under product category and 39 under trade category. The ministry has already published a gazette mentioning their names, addresses and categories. The commerce ministry ... Read More »

Hindu faction damages idol in Jessore

Jessore  Correspondent An idol was damaged allegedly by a faction of temple committee at Haritala Temple under Chaugachha upazila in Jessore early Friday. Police and upazila suspect that the incident was taken place following feud over taking control of the temple. The police arrested former president of the temple committee Jharu Halder and Meghnadh Halder in connection with the incident. ... Read More »

Spreeha Bangladesh screens world premiere of ‘Threads’

Entertainment Desk Spreeha Bangladesh screened the world premiere (Bangla version) of award-winning documentary, ‘Threads: The Art and Life of Surayia Rahman’ by Kantha Productions LLC at Chhayanaut from 6.30 to 7.45 pm as part of a series of screenings to take place at various venues in Dhaka city from the 9th to 14th February. The event was hosted by Tazin ... Read More »

‘Mezban’ held at Anowra

businessnews24bd.com Chairman  of S. Alam Group Mohammed Saiful Alam Masud, NRB Global Bank Chairman Nizam Chowdhury and State Minister for Land Saifuzzaman Chowdhury Javed attended  a ‘Mezban’ at Anowra Upazila in Chittagong recently. Read More »

Padma bridge corruption conspiracy: Acquittal sparks call for apology by WB

businessnews24bd.com Three former senior executives of SNC-Lavalin Group in Canada were acquitted in the Padma bridge corruption conspiracy case, a development that prompted calls for apology from those who were vocal against the alleged graft attempt. On Friday, Justice Ian Nordheimer of the Ontario Superior Court in Canada ruled that he had serious concerns about three applications the Royal Canadian ... Read More »

MIT , ICT Division will likely to co-work on frontier tech: Palak

businessnews24bd.com “MIT is one the best researcher institutes for the digital revolution in the globe and advanced research taking place in MIT Connection Science. The advance cutting edge research happening in MIT Connection Science in the areas of Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning, Big Data, IoT and other frontier technologies. Our government is committed to realize Digital Bangladesh and become a ... Read More »

Woman hurt in DMCH ceiling plaster fall

businessnews24bd.com She went to the hospital with her sick husband but now she is taking treatment with serious head injury. Ruchea Begum, 55, was attending her ill husband when plasters from the ceiling fell on her in Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) today. She was admitted at the ENT department of the hospital with head injuries, said Khaja Abdul Gofur, ... Read More »

Padma graft charge a WB plot against mom: Joy

businessnews24bd.com The prime minister’s ICT affairs adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy has alleged the allegation of corruption in Padma bridge project was a “plot of the World Bank” against prime minister Sheikh Hasina in an attempt to discredit her.  In a Facebook status on Saturday, Joy also alleged that the US state department officials had contacted him to convey “threats from ... Read More »

Bangladesh 322-6 at stumps in India Test

Sports Desk Unbeaten half-centuries from skipper Mushfiqur Rahim and Mehedi Hasan helped Bangladesh reach 322 for six at stumps on the third day of the one-off Test against India in Hyderabad on Saturday. Rahim (81) put on an unbeaten 87-run stand with teenager Hasan (51) to deny the Indian bowlers a wicket in the final session. The visitors still need ... Read More »