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Symbols allocated: Ivy promises fair polls

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Ruling Awami League-backed mayoral candidate of Narayanganj City Corporation (NCC) Selina Hayat Ivy vowed a fair election. After collecting her symbol as boat, she said, “Ivy is not separated from boat and boat is not separated from Ivy”. She also urged for unity among the party and said, ‘she will accept the results of the election’. Earlier, the election commission distributed poll symbols to the mayoral and councilor candidates of NCC election slated for 22 December. [caption id="attachment_25252" align="alignleft" width="540"]ncc-ivy

Uber in city

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Uber launched its on-demand car ride services in the perennially jammed Bangladeshi capital Dhaka today, saying it would help reduce congestion in one of the world’s largest metropolises. Dhaka is the 33rd city in South Asia where the smartphone taxi app is now available. The city’s first Uber ride was made by Bangladeshi cricket star Shakib Al Hasan, according to the California-based company, adding its technology would help reduce traffic and improve air uberquality. “Uber has a simple goal: to use technology to...

Women Chamber holds workshop on natural fiber

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Bangladesh Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BWCCI) organized a national level workshop on “Prospects of natural fiber based product and the closing ceremony of the project” today under Bangladesh INSPIRED program funded by the Ministry of Industries, GoB and the European Union at Ivy Rahman Auditorium, Bangladesh Mohila Somity, Dhaka. Mr. Amir Hossain Amu, MP, Honorable Minister, Ministry of Industries, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh graced the occasion as the Chief Guest, while Mr. Mario Ronconi, Minister Counsellor and Head of Cooperation, Delegation of the European Union to Bangladesh was present as the Guest of Honor and Mr. Shushen Chandra Das, Project Director, Bangladesh INSPIRED and Additional Secretary, Ministry of Industries and Mr. Sirajul Islam, Dir...

Lafarge holds workshop in Sylhet

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Lafarge Surma Cement Limited (LSC) yesterday (Saturday, 20 August, 2016) arranged a workshop titled ‘'Supercrete for Sustainable Urbanization in Bangladesh' with the engineers and Lafargearchitects from different non-government organization at Hotel Star Pacific in Sylhet. The main focus of the workshop was to create awareness among the professionals on high rise buildings.

LSC awareness campaign on high rise buildings

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Lafarge Surma Cement Limited (LSC) initiated district level awareness building campaign on high rise buildings. As a part of the campaign a workshop titled 'Supercrete for LSC LogoSustainable Urbanization in Bangladesh' was organized with the engineers from local government and different institutions at a hotel in Sylhet. Earlier similar workshop was organized in Bogra, Tangail and Mymensingh.

JS passes Finance Bill, 2016

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The Finance Bill, 2016 was passed in the Jatiya Sangsad today as determined by the House with some changes to tax and customs duties. Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith proposed passage of the bill that included the implementation of government's financial proposals and amendments to several laws. The bill was introduced in the House on June 2. bd-parliament1Opposition bench member Kazi Feroz Rashid proposed publishing the bill for eliciting public opinion by July 5, 2016, while JP lawmakers Nurul Islam Oma...