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It happens only in India

Sudhirendar Sharma Mention of a railway journey invites memories of the good, and not-so-good travel experiences over time. More than the destination, it is the sheer experience of being on the train journey that replays through awful encounters, amusing anecdotes, and avoidable follies. Yet, there is something compelling that continues to entice people to persist with their train journeys, quite ... Read More »

IBBL Dhaka North Zone holds RDS Clients’ Get-together & Fair

Dhaka North Zone of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited organized RDS clients’ Get-together & Fair at the premises of its Savar Branch recently. Md. Abdul Jabbar, Deputy Managing Director of the Bank addressed the program as chief guest. Md. Aminur Rahman, Executive Vice President and Head of Dhaka North Zone presided over the meeting. Dr. Md. Elias Mollah, Professor of Jahangirnagar ... Read More »

The world mustn’t sleep-walk into another debt crisis

By Patricia Scotland, Commonwealth Secretary-General 16 October 2019 -Trade wars, protectionism, and nationalist rhetoric are combining to create the possibility of a nightmare debt crisis that could be worse than any previously experienced. Global borrowing is now at the highest levels since the 1950s – and history suggests we should take this as a warning that a debt crisis could ... Read More »

Two new metro rail projects worth Tk 940 bln approved in BD

Dhaka, Oct 15 (UNB) – The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Tuesday approved two mega MRT projects — Dhaka Mass Rapid Transit Development Project (Line-1) and Dhaka Mass Rapid Transit Development Project (Line-5: Northern Route)—involving Tk 94,000 crore, aiming to radically improving the capital’s transport sector. Read More »

BD Uber drivers enforce 24-hr strike

Dhaka, Oct 14 (UNB) – Uber driver partners under the banner of Dhaka Ridesharing Drivers Union enforced a 24-hour strike from Sunday midnight to realize their various demands, including reduction in the commission taken by the company to 12 percent from the current 25 percent. Read More »

C’wealth model offers hope for easing multilateral trade tensions

By Patricia Scotland, Commonwealth Secretary-General 7 October 2019 – Global uncertainties and tensions are escalating and affecting trade in every region. We see rising protectionism, while multilateral cooperation – including through the World Trade Organisation – is increasingly under threat. Meanwhile, the resilience of many smaller or less developed countries is being undermined by the impact of climate change and ... Read More »

IBBL inaugurates Cash Recycling Machine

Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited inaugurated Cash Recycling Machine (CRM) at its Head Office Complex Corporate Branch. Md. Mahbub ul Alam, Managing Director and CEO of the bank inaugurated the CRM on 7 October 2019, Monday at Islami Bank Tower as chief guest. Mohammed Monirul Moula, Additional Managing Director was present in the program as special guest. Mohammad Ali, Abu Reza ... Read More »