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First jab of nationwide vaccination campaign to postpone from 5th April, second jab to...

The government will postpone administrating the first jab of the Covid-19 vaccine from 5th April (Monday). Directorate General of...

Experts express ambiguity on ‘Govt. issuing Covid-19 gazette’

The government issued 18-point new directives on 29th March (Monday), amid the sharp rise in Covid cases. The directives include restrictions on...

Central Bank mitigated rules for various importing drugs, fertilisers & raw materials

The central bank enhanced its policy support on 24th March (Wednesday), for importing pharma products for the treatment of coronavirus, industrial raw...

3rd installment of Covid vaccines from SII is yet to be received

The third installment of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine, produced by the Serum Institute of India (SII) was expected to arrive in Bangladesh in...

Beacon likely to export anti-cancer pharma products worth $5mn to Syria

Beacon Pharmaceuticals – country’s leading oncology product manufacturing company likely to export $5 million worth of anti-cancer drugs to Syria by December...

Novo Nordisk introduced once-a-week diabetes injection in Bangladesh

On 18th March (Thursday), Novo Nordisk, a leading global healthcare company, introduced once-weekly semaglutide injection for the treatment of type 2 diabetes...

WB approved $500 mn fund for Covid-19 vaccination in Bangladesh

In order to help Bangladesh in vaccination, the World Bank has sanctioned a $500 fund from the International Development Association (IDA). The...

Govt likely to appoint NGOs to inoculate marginal people

The government is considering appointing non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to inoculate disadvantaged people for Covid-19, according to a senior health official. In order...

Praava Health raises seed funding of $10.6mn to enhance activities

Praava Health, one of the pioneer virtual healthcare providers of the country is getting more and more popular since its establishment in...

Local pharma’s plea for manufacturing generic vaccines approved by the govt.

At last, the government has approved local pharmaceutical companies’ plea for domestic production of vaccines. The government wants to ensure a flexible...

Remdesivir proved to be effective in viral infections treatment

Remdesivir is a broad-spectrum antiviral medication developed by the biopharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences. The drug has proved to be effective in the...

Agreement signed for Tk 3,000 crore of Sukuk bond by Beximco & City Bank...

On the 7th of March, a signing ceremony for the Islamic Shariah compliant Sukuk Al Istisna for Tk 3,000 crore took place...

51pc target of mass vaccination campaign obtained during the first month

The government is fighting against the time to obtain the large target of inoculating 70 lakh people in the first month of...

Beximco witnessed stock decline despite the first Sukuk Plan announcement

Beximco announced the country's first Sukuk Plan on March 3 but even after its announcement to issue Sukuk bonds worth Tk 3,000...

NBR issued SRO administering tax exemption on Covid-19 vaccine

As of 3rd March (Wednesday), the VAT wing of the National Board of Revenue (NBR) has issued a Statutory Regulatory Order (SRO)...

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Bank Asia re-elects A Rouf Chowdhury as its chairman

Bank Asia has re-elected A Rouf Chowdhury as chairman of Bank Asia at the 453rd meeting of its Board of Directors.

Gazi Golam Ashria became the new chairman of Jamuna Bank

Gazi Golam Ashria has been elected as the chairman of the board of directors of Jamuna Bank Limited for a timeframe of...

Stocks continue to struggle as profit booking goes on

Stocks closed lower on May 3 (Monday) as the profit-booking tendency continues to prevail among the investors after the 3-day streak of...

After 7 years of its launch, the number of agent banking accounts reach the...

The amount of accounts in agent banking in the nation reached the 1 crore mark in January 2021, after 7 years of...

Govt plans utilizing a large amount of aid for development projects

The government plans to utilize foreign aid worth Tk 88,024 crore for development projects in the next fiscal year. The amount is...

Uttara Group managing director to be felicitated by Japan

Chairman and managing director of Uttara Group, Matiur Rahman, is set to receive an award from Japan for his contribution in promoting...

Sea levels rising induced coastal migration could affect 1.3 million Bangladeshis by 2050: study

A recent study published by the American Geophysical Union – an international scientific group apprehended that there could be a triggered wave...

Credit growth of the private sector declines again in March

The credit growth of the private sector has returned to the downward trend in March after a slight recovery in April as...