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Bangladesh’s first Robot Restaurant launched

Bangladesh’s first-ever Robot Restaurant was launched in the capital Dhaka on Wednesday (Nov 15). The programme was arranged jointly by Robot Restaurant and a China-based robot-making organisation HZX Electronic Technology Company at its own auditorium in the city. The Robot ...

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GDP growth hits 7.28 pc breaking all records

Breaking all the previous records, Bangladesh has finally registered the highest-ever 7.28 percent GDP growth in the last fiscal year (FY17). “The GDP growth finally stood at 7.28 percent in the last fiscal,” said Planning Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal. The ...

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‘Illegal’ Uber launches bike-sharing service in Dhaka

Uber, the world’s largest on-demand ride-sharing company that is yet to get valid permission to run operations in Dhaka, announced to launch bike-sharing service named uberMOTO. UberMOTO is a motorcycle taxi-hailing service that allows people to move from one place ...

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British Bangladeshi incomes go up by 38%

Non-white minority groups tend to be disadvantaged in the British labour market – Prime Minister Theresa May, and her predecessor David Cameron have sought to highlight this in recent years A study finds that households of Bangladeshi origin in the ...

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UKBCCI announces the launch of Annual Business & Entrepreneur Excellence Awards 2017

The UK Bangladesh Catalysts of Commerce & Industry (UKBCCI), the leading umbrella business organisation, which aims to bring together and nurture successful British-Bangladeshi entrepreneurs in the UK and Bangladesh, is proud to announce the launch of its annual Business & ...

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Biman suffers Tk 3.05bn loss as it leases two Egypt Air planes

Biman Bangladesh Airlines has suffered a Tk 3.05 billion loss because of two Boeing 777-200ER airplanes brought in on lease from Egypt Air, a parliamentary watchdog’s investigation has found. The planes’ leasing procedure and repair of engines have been steeped ...

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Facebook shares hit record high as mobile ad sales soar

Facebook Inc’s mobile advertising business grew by more than 50 percent in the second quarter, the company said in its earnings report on Wednesday, as the social network continued to establish itself as the venue of choice for an ever-growing ...

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First consignment of rice reaches Ctg port

Chittagong: The first consignment of rice imported from Vietnam has reached Chittagong port. MV Vissai VCT 05, carrying 20,000 tonnes of white rice, reached the port around 10.15am on Thursday. The government on June 14 decided to import 250,000 tonnes ...

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Bringing joy to the community this Eid

Asda partners with Amirah Foundation to make Eid special for mothers and their children Now that the holy month of Ramadan has come to an end and Eid is upon us, for many children this season marks the beginning of ...

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Keeping in with the spirit of giving, this Ramadan Asda donates Iftar packs to the needy across the UK   The month of Ramadan brings with it the sentiments of self-introspection, tolerance and giving. It is that time of the ...

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