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Marico makes nearly Tk 300 crore profit in nine months

Marico Bangladesh Limited's profit rose more than 13 per cent year-on-year to Tk 97.43 crore in the October-December quarter. The profit stood at Tk 86.15 crore in the identical period a year earlier. The fast-moving consumer goods multinational company, whose...
Bangladesh wins 13 awards at 24th Int’l Robot Olympiad

Bangladesh wins 13 awards at 24th Int’l Robot Olympiad

Hosted annually, the International Robot Olympiad (IRO) is a global event that awards students from all over the world in robotics. This year, in the 24th iteration of the IRO, Team Bangladesh won a total of 13 awards, including 1 gold medal, 2 silver medals, 2 bronze...

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World Bank: Bangladesh is a true global champion

World Bank: Bangladesh is a true global champion

New World Bank Country Director to Bangladesh and Bhutan Abdoulaye Seck on Tuesday highly lauded the economic development of Bangladesh over the years and thus termed the country as a true global champion on various fronts. He explained that Bangladesh was a true...

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Bangladesh to earn $5b from ICT sector by 2025, Palak hopes

Bangladesh to earn $5b from ICT sector by 2025, Palak hopes

State Minister for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Zunaid Ahmed Palak has said the country's export earnings will be five billion US dollars from the ICT sector along with huge employment generation by 2025. "Country's ICT sector has already created...

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DBL gets $52m UK investment for green spinning mill

DBL gets $52m UK investment for green spinning mill

Alongside encouraging Bangladesh apparel to go completely green, the investment will have a multiplier effect on women empowerment. DBL Group, one of the leading Bangladeshi apparel exporters, is going to receive a $52 million credit facility from the British...

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‘Meghna Cloud’: Bangladesh’s first cloud data centre

‘Meghna Cloud’: Bangladesh’s first cloud data centre

Bangladesh Data Center Company Limited (BDCCL) and Gennext Technology have recently signed an agreement to set up Meghna Cloud, Bangladesh's first cloud data centre. According to a press release, this joint venture will be under the initiative 'Made in Bangladesh...

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Fazle Hasan Abed: The canny serial entrepreneur

Fazle Hasan Abed: The canny serial entrepreneur

The following is an excerpt from the chapter ‘Falling out’ of the newly published ‘Hope Over Fate – Fazle Hasan Abed and the Science of Ending Global Poverty’ a biography of the founder of BRAC, Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, written by Scott MacMillan. This book will be...

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Exports hit record $5.36b in December

Exports hit record $5.36b in December

Bangladesh witnessed the highest-ever export earnings of $5.36 billion in December last year braving a global economic crisis. The export earnings, which surpassed the $5 billion milestone for the second consecutive month, saw a 9.33 per cent growth year-on-year,...

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