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Bangladesh Seen on Track to Be a Trillion-Dollar Economy by 2040

Bangladesh is on course to become a $1 trillion economy by 2040, driven by consumer optimism, innovation in emerging economic sectors and a young engaged workforce, according to Boston Consulting Group. With average annual growth of 6.4% between 2016 and 2021, the...
Bangladeshi entrepreneur gets technology innovator award in UK

Bangladeshi entrepreneur gets technology innovator award in UK

Shadman Sakib, the winner, is the founder, chairman and CEO of interactive short video platform WhadaTime  Shadman Sakib, a Bangladeshi born entrepreneur in Britain, has won the Sixth Annual Technology Innovator Awards under the “Best Interactive Short Video Platform...

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Nine Bangladeshi youths on Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia list

Nine Bangladeshi youths on Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia list

For the first time, a total of nine Bangladeshis have made the ‘Forbes 30 under 30′ Asia list. Launched in 2011, by the prestigious business magazine Forbes, the ’30 under 30’ lists the thirty movers of shakers under the age of thirty. From 2016 till 2020, a total of...

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70,000 trees planted in 37 years: Tale of a tree lover

70,000 trees planted in 37 years: Tale of a tree lover

Shahjahan Biswas, now 64, has spent the last 37 years planting trees in his village, Kauri Kauri village of Harirampur upazila is about 22 kilometres from Manikganj district town. Everywhere you look in the village, every road to every yard of every house, there are...

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3 Bangladeshi researchers make it to Asian Scientist 100 list

3 Bangladeshi researchers make it to Asian Scientist 100 list

With these latest inclusions, the total number of Bangladeshis getting featured in this list since 2016 now stands at six Three Bangladeshi researchers have been included in the sixth edition of Asian Scientist 100 list, which celebrates the success of the region’s...

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Sheikh Akijuddin Success Story: History of Akij Group

Sheikh Akijuddin Success Story: History of Akij Group

Akij Group, which has been in business for almost 75 years, is now one of the largest industrial conglomerates in Bangladesh. For a long time, “Akij” has been a well-known name in various sectors including the jute industry, readymade garments, cement, food &...

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