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Walton launches 6 new models of All-in-One PCs

ICT Desk Country’s top technology product manufacturer Walton Digi-Tech Industries Limited has launched six new models of All-in-One PC. The PCs of Unify A24 and H24 series with eye-catching design and have many attractive features including full HD display, Intel’s 10th and 11th generation processor, 8 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD. Prices of the All-in-One PCs vary from 64,850 to ...

Sri Lankans return to cooking with firewood as economy burns

International Desk As once relatively wealthy Sri Lanka suffers a dire economic crisis with shortages of everything from medicines to gas, people are returning to cooking with firewood. The switch began at the beginning of the year when more than 1,000 kitchens exploded across the country, killing at least seven people and injuring hundreds more. The reason was suppliers looking ...

Cattle sale yet to gain momentum

Staff Reporter Sale at the cattle markets in the city is yet to pick up as the customers were mostly gauging the prices at various markets on Tuesday. Traders said the sale has yet to pick up though a large number of cattle have been brought to the capital four days ahead of Eid-ul-Azha and many more are on the ...

Price of most of the spices remains stable in city market ahead of Eid- ul Azha

Staff ReporterPrice of most of the spices except ginger, onion, red chilli and turmeric found remain stable at city’s different kitchen markets as no further spices price hike happened in the kitchen market marking the ensuing Eid-ul Azha scheduled to be held in next week. Although retail price of certain spice items like ginger, onion, red chilli and turmeric found ...

Launch owners upset at poor sale of tickets

Country Today Desk Owners of launches have expressed disappointment over passengers’ poor response to waterway journey from Dhaka to southern districts on the occasion of the holy Eid-ul-Azha. Sources said most homeward people are now reluctant to travel by launch as they prefer bus journey through Padma Bridge. Most passengers like to travel by bus through the bridge which has ...

Cattle-laden trucks rushing to city thru Padma Bridge

Country Today Desk With the Eid-ul-Azha drawing nearer, many cattle-laden trucks, mostly from the South and South-Western districts, are heading towards the capital and other cities through Padma Bridge. The Padma Bridge has reduced the hassles in the transportation of sacrificial animals ahead of Eid-ul-Azha, cattle traders said. The traders told the Daily Sun that Padma Bridge made it easier ...

Toggi Shipping commissions first cargo ship

Staff Reporter The first vessel manufactured by Toggi Shipping and Logistics Limited (TSLL) has been commissioned recently. By launching the ship, TSLL, a concern of Bashundhara Group, has opened up a new era in local logistics operations as local engineers demonstrated their excellence in shipbuilding. The cargo vessel –MV Rania-6, sailed from Langalbandh of Bandar upazila in Narayanganj district after ...

WB to provide US$500mln for Bangladesh’s power supply modernization

Online Desk A loan agreement was signed between the government of Bangladesh and the World Bank (WB) under which the lending agency will provide US$500 million to modernise the rural electricity distribution system under Dhaka and Mymensingh regions. Economic Relations Division (ERD) Secretary Fatima Yasmin and World Bank Acting Country Director for Bangladesh and Bhutan Dandan Chen signed the loan ...

LafargeHolcim starts distribution of relief once again

Staff Reporter LafargeHolcim Bangladesh Limited once again came forward and stood beside the flood affected communities in Chhatak, Sunamganj by distributing necessary food items. Muhibur Rahman Manik, Member of the Parliament for Sunamganj-5 constituency inaugurated the food distribution as the chief guest at the company’s Community Development Center today. During the second stage, necessary food items will be distributed among ...

Shariatpur fish traders see huge prospects as Padma Bridge opens

Staff Repoter Fish traders of Shariatpur, one of the two districts connected by the Padma Bridge, are expecting that their business will boom as the much-awaited bridge opened to traffic on Sunday. The fisheries owners expect new business opportunities with the inauguration of the country’s longest bridge. With the opening of the Padma Bridge, a dramatic change will take place ...