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MFIs witness steep rise in number of loan recipients

Bangladesh, Jan. 16 -- The number of microcredit beneficiaries has risen significantly across the country although the rate of interest on the loan is higher than other credits. The total number of l... Read More


'Jhatpot' offers healthy foods at DITF

Bangladesh, Jan. 16 -- Local frozen food brand 'Jhatpot' has set up a stall at the venue of Dhaka International Trade Fair (DITF) with the aim to offer healthy foods at lower prices for the visitors. ... Read More


IFIL launches new products to give better service

Bangladesh, Jan. 16 -- The Islamic Finance and Investment Limited (IFIL) has formally launched three new products in order to provide better financial service to its customers. The new products are M... Read More


GP losing out to Robi

Bangladesh, Jan. 16 -- Telecom giant Grameenphone is losing the highest number of customers through the roll-out of mobile number portability (MNP) service. Robi, the nearest competitor of the mobile... Read More


BD to be aviation hub for west-east: Mahbub

Bangladesh, Jan. 16 -- New State Minister for Aviation and Tourism Ministry Mahbub Ali on Tuesday said he would work for making Bangladesh as the aviation hub for both west and east Asia as constructi... Read More


Naf Tourism Park to create 12,000 employments

Bangladesh, Jan. 16 -- The proposed Naf Tourism Park will have hotels of international standards, resort, entertainment park, mega shopping mall, cinema, water sports beach, golf club and cable car. ... Read More


England U-19 cricket team due Jan 20

Bangladesh, Jan. 16 -- The England Under-19 Cricket team will arrive in the city on January 20 to play one Youth T20, three-match Youth ODI and two-match four-day Youth Test series against their Bangl... Read More


Bangladeshi boys continue winning streak in 2nd round

Bangladesh, Jan. 16 -- Bangladeshi boys maintained their winning run in the second round matches of the boys' singles and doubles in the second phase Division-2 of the ITF Asian Under-14 Development (... Read More


Taijul, Junaid star with ball as Titans register first win in BPL

Bangladesh, Jan. 16 -- Khulna Titans' losing streak finally ended after they beat Rajshahi Kings by 25 runs in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) at Sylhet International Stadium in Sylhet on Tuesday.... Read More


Exporters suffer blow

Bangladesh, Jan. 16 -- The government has made 'contract farming' mandatory for shipment of agro produce aiming to ensure the quality, said officials. The decision came as a big blow to the exporters... Read More