Microsoft to host coding for kids

Microsoft Bangladesh will organise computer coding for local schoolchildren to teach them the basics of programming at the ongoing BASIS SoftExpo in the city. As part of the initiative, Microsoft B ...

GP profit crosses Tk2,000cr in 2016

Grameenphone Ltd earned Tk2,250 crore net profit after tax in the year 2016, increasing from Tk1,970 crore in the previous year. Mobile phone operator also reported revenue earning of TK11,490 cror ...

MPS private sector friendly

Bangladesh’s top trade body described the new monetary policy statement as “pro-private sector.” “However, it lacks policy guideline on recovering non-performing loans and c ...

BASIS Softexpo begins today

BASIS Softexpo 2017 – the country’s largest private sector expo –  will kick off today with the slogan – Future in Motion. Jatiya Sangshad Speaker Shirin Sharmin Ch ...

Tonic touches over 2m lives

Tonic, Grameenphone and Telenor Health’s digital health service, has recently surpassed the mark of 2m subscribers. “This is a remarkable feat given that Tonic has started its journ ...

Experts: MPS could be a bit more proactive and accommodative

The newly announced Monetary Policy Statement is termed ordinary by the economic experts.  The MPS could be more proactive and accommodative and should have message for policy makers who w ...

DSE weekly turnover falls by 3.58%

The weekly turnover at the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) has seen a 3.58% fall to Tk8,657 crore as investors went on sell-off to book profits at the end of the week. Last week, the DSE recorded Tk8,65 ...

BB awards gold crests to 23 employees

Bangladesh Bank has awarded gold crests to 23 of its employees for their performances during the year 2015.  Fazle Kabir, the central bank governor, handed over the awards to the winners at a ...

World Customs awards given to FBCCI, 19 others

National Board of Revenue (NBR) has awarded 20 individuals and stakeholder organisations, including Bangladesh’s top trade body FBCCI, for their outstanding performance in customs affairs. Fi ...

Telenor invests $1.18bn in Bangladesh in five years

Telenor has invested in Bangladesh $1.18bn over the last five years, of which $248m was alone in 2015, said a report of the group published recently.  The Telenor’s total global investme ...

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