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Job fair for disabled people

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A discussion and job fair for decent livelihood and employment for persons with disabilities was held at Bangladesh Computer Council (BCC) Bhaban at Agargaon in the capital. Under the Access to Livelihood project supported by Accensture and Leonerd Cheshre Disability (LCD), CSID and BCC jointly organized the programme on Tuesday to ensure the employment rights of persons with disabilities in the ICT sector. State Minister for ICT Division Junaid Ahmed Palak attended the occasion as the chief guest and inaugurated the fair. SM Ashraful Islam, executive director of BCC, Monsur Ahmed Chowdhury, ex-member on UN

Mahindra Comviva wins BD mTicketing service

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Mahindra Comviva , the global leader in providing mobility and financial solutions, today announced that it has received top honors at the prestigious Future Digital Awards 2015 organised by Juniper Research . Its mTicketing service for Bangladesh Railways has been declared winner in the ‘Digital Ticketing’ category. The company was also highly commended in the ‘Contactless Payment’ category for Airtel Money Tanzania NFC Payments. logo_comvivaBangladesh Railways is the largest provider of mass transit services in Bangladesh, serving over 60...

Govt to approve proposal for new road to Myanmar

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Bangladesh’s economic policy-making body is all set to approve a proposal for constructing a new road to Myanmar, aimed at boosting bilateral trade, an official said Monday. A Planning Ministry official who did not like to be named said the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council will likely approve the proposal on Tuesday in a meeting with BD-MyanmarPrime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair, reports Xinhua. The 540 million taka (about 7 million US dollars) proposed new road will pass through Bangladesh’s two southeastern hilly dist...

Int’l Congress on AIDS in city from Nov 20

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The 12th International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific (ICAAP12) will take place in Dhaka from November 20 to 23 this year. The congress with the theme “Be the Change for an AIDS Free Generation, Our right to health” will be hosted by the Government of Bangladesh in collaboration with Partners in Population and Development (PPD) as co-host, reports BSS. The function will bring together over 3,500 delegates from the region and beyond. More than 200 high level government officials; several UN mission heads and distinguished national and international HIV and AIDS researchers, advocates, policy and community leaders and

Stocks tumble for 3rd straight day

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Stocks tumbled for the third straight day on Monday in absence of fresh fund injection while selling of shares for cash dragged the indices further down. The broader index at the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) sank into the red at the last week’s close that extended this week in the past two trading sessions, reports BSS. “Market is following industry specific fundamentals and economic cues. Investors are watching market triggers closely before setting next trade”, said Lanka Bangla Securities Limited (LBSL). dseThe DSEX lost 15.79 points to close the sessio...

NRBC Bank inks deal with Bright-I Systems

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An agreement was recently signed between NRB Commercial Bank and Bright-I Systems Limited. Under this agreement, Bright-I Systems Limited will maintenance and provide service support to ensure the uptime and smooth operation of NRB Commercial Bank Data Center and Disaster Recovery Site. NRBCBank & Bright- IMr. Dewan Mujibur Rahman, Managing Director and CEO of NRBC Bank and Mr. Palash Roy, Managing Director of Bright– I Systems Limited signed the agreement on behalf of their respective sides. The Signing Ceremony was attended ...