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Bangladesh’s first B2B online platform launches

The country’s first business to business (B2B) platform ‘Pricekoto’ (what’s the price) began its operation on Tuesday. The parent company Ezzy Group will guide the new business service in its operation. Pricekoto makes the online trading simpler for both buyers and seller as a complete end-to-end business market place, said a press release. The website […]

Thousands marooned, embankments collapse, over 100 injured, power supply disrupted Twenty-Four people were killed, several hundred were injured, several hundred thousand people were marooned and several hundred thousand houses and some embankments collapsed or damaged in water surge, strong winds and heavy downpour unleashed by Cyclone Roanu that crossed Bangladesh coastlines on Saturday making landfall. […]

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Arun Bose Now that the Government of Bangladesh has cleared the Rampal Power Plant project to be established in the Sundarbans region, the next step would be to ensure how the post-project consequences (forest environment feedback) will be monitored. The major concern for any coal-based power plant is the elevated emission of greenhouse gases, including […]

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We need to maintain our moral high ground and fight for the rights of all individuals Mass interaction in the web world generates scores of new words every year that reflect new modes of human thoughts and actions. Whataboutery is one of these new words. All of you might be familiar with the meme associated […]

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Passion, tragedy drives a man from Magura to invent device for diagnosing gastric problems easily Gastric maladies like dyspepsia, heat-burn, acidity and abdominal pain can be difficult to accurately diagnose and effectively treat. In developed countries there is equipment to measure acidity in the oesophagus which facilitates accurate analysis; but such equipment is expensive and […]

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England’s Steven Finn and James Anderson cleaned up Sri Lanka’s tail as England defeated their opponents by an innings and 88 runs at Headingley on Saturday. Sri Lanka, following on, were 116 for seven at tea on a rain-interrupted third day — still 91 runs shy of making England bat again. However, after resumption, they […]

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Economists, businesses say at FBCCI-NTV pre-budget discussion Accelerating private investment and expediting implementation process of the annual development programme will be the key challenges in the upcoming fiscal year, economists and business leaders said at a pre-budget discussion on Friday night. They also said that the government should give emphasis on employment generation in the […]

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Incessant rain from early Saturday morning to noon, as a result of cyclone storm Roanu, flooded several parts of the capital, causing immense suffering to commuters and city dwellers. Large construction sites around the city proved to be major hindrance to city-dwellers on the day. The heavy rain forced wage earners, especially day laborers, to […]

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The BNP yesterday urged the government as well as its leaders and activists to extend support to the victims of cyclonic storm Roanu in the coastal areas of Bangladesh. “Cyclone Roanu has already made its landfall in the coastal areas of Bangladesh. Hundreds of thousands of people are suffering because of it. We want to […]

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The people who officially became Indian citizens through the exchange of enclaves between Bangladesh and India have exercised their franchise for the first time in the West Bengal state elections. The elections were held on Thursday where there were about 10,000 potential new voters from the former enclaves. According to the Economic Times, more than […]

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Pace bowler Taskin Ahmed, suspended for illegal bowling action by International Cricket Council, is making progress in the right direction contrary to the common observation, said the Bangladesh Cricket Board officials on Saturday. Taskin is currently playing in the Dhaka Premier League for Abahani Limited as well as completing his rehabilitation programme chalked by pace […]

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Sussex captain Luke Wright has said that they are ready to give Mustafizur Rahman some time off before his stint with the county next month. Reports suggest that they expect him to make his debut on June 10 in the NatWest T20 Blast game against Kent in Hove. Given the progress of the Hyderabad Sunrisers […]

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