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3-hour COVID-19 claim decision service launched by MetLife

MetLife Bangladesh, in response to the ongoing impact of the pandemic in the nation, has come up with the initiative to launch...

WB will provide $500mn additional financing to Bangladesh for purchasing vaccines

A credit agreement has been inked between the Bangladesh government and the World Bank on 11th April (Sunday) at the Economic Relations...

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...

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Country’s imports from ACU nations increase by 23pc

Imports from the Asian Clearing Union (ACU) member countries increased by more than 23 per cent in the March-April period of this...

Bangladesh’s dry food export witnessed six times growth

Country’s export of the dry food items has made a significant six and half times growth, with a shipment of $243.47 million...

US apparel import from Bangladesh dropped by 8.55pc in Jan-March

Bangladesh’s apparel export to the United States dropped by 8.55 per cent in the third quarter (January-March) of FY2021 due to the...

Profit of the Kohinoor Chemical rise by 398pc in Q3

Kohinoor Chemical Company (Bangladesh) Limited, operating under the brand name of ‘Tiber’ posted a 398 per cent growth in earnings per share...

30% dividend approved by Delta Brac Housing for 2020

Delta Brac Housing Finance Corporation Limited’s (DBH) shareholders on May 6 unanimously approved a 30 per cent dividend, of which 15 per...

Dividends declared by MBL, AIBUL mutual funds

The two closed-end mutual funds, Mercantile Bank Ltd (MBL) 1st Mutual Fund and Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd (AIBL) 1st Islamic Mutual Fund’s...

United Power earnings doubled in Q3 after acquiring two power plant shares

In a filing with Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) on 4th May (Tuesday), United Power Generation and Distribution Company stated its earnings doubled...

Golden Harvest incurred loss in January-March period

In a filing with the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) on 3rd May (Monday), the Golden Harvest Agro Industries posted that it lost...