Banglalink, one of Bangladesh's leading digital communications service providers, launched startups scouting program for the third batch of IT Incubator, a platform designed to facilitate the country's digital entrepreneurship.
Banglalink initiated this program in association with Bangladesh Hi-Tech Park Authority, a wing of ICT Division of Bangladesh Government back in 2016, said a press release.
Banglalink is committed to providing infrastructural, mentorship, and partnership supports to the selected aspirant startups. Initially, the startups will be selected based on their unique ideas, commercial prospects, and team strength.
The selected startups will get a dedicated office in an inspiring co-working space located in Janata Tower, Karwan Bazar, access to online learning tools, and other logistic supports as well. Commercially feasible and promising startups with great commitment will have the opportunity to enjoy a partnership with Banglalink upon completion of the program. The application submission has already started, and the deadline for submission is November 28, 2019. To apply for the program, the interested people has been asked to follow the link; https://incubator.banglalink.net/.
IT Incubator is a part of ‘Make Your Mark’ - the flagship Corporate Responsibility program of Banglalink’s parent company VEON. The renowned global telecom operator is committed to facilitating the development of the IT sectors of all the societies around the world it operates in.
Hosne Ara Begum ndc, Managing Director (Secretary), Bangladesh Hi-tech Park Authority, said, “To achieve the dream of a Digital Bangladesh, Hi-Tech Park Authority has taken several initiatives over the years. Janata Tower Software Technology Park is one of the projects that was launched to support the startups and contribute to the development of the digital ecosystem”.
“We appreciate that one of the leading telecommunications service providers in our country, Banglalink, has partnered with us to support the young tech entrepreneurs. I believe startups will be greatly benefited from the program,” she added.
Taimur Rahman, Chief Corporate and Regulatory Affairs Officer, Banglalink stated that, “We are really glad to announce the call for the application of startups scouting program of IT Incubator for the tech enthusiasts and passionate young tech entrepreneurs”.
Banglalink invites all innovative youths with entrepreneurial zeal to apply for the programme, he said adding that “We are committed to providing all sorts of necessary supports to ensure their growth in future.”
Khulna Zone of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited (IBBL) organized a get together and fair of Rural Development Scheme customers at Daulatpur branch premises in Khulna recently.
Abu Reza Md. Yeahia, Deputy Managing Director of the Bank, inaugurated the fair as chief guest. Md. Maksudur Rahman, Head of Khulna Zone presided over the program while Zubair Azam Helali, Head of Rural Development Scheme, Sheikh Syed Ali, Chairman, Bangladesh Jute Association and Sheikh Maruful Islam, Chairman, Dighalia Upazila Parishad addressed the programme as special guests.
Sheikh Mamtaz Shirin, Vice Chairman of Dighalia Upazila Parishad and Sheikh Mohammad Ali, ward councilor of Khulna City Corporation also addressed the function among others, said a press release.
A fire drill was conducted at PRAN factory in Ghorashal of Palash upazila in Narsingdi marking the Fire Service and Civil Defense Week 2019.
Palash Fire Station arranged the programme on Saturday noon with the assistance of Ghorashal PRAN Factory.
Fire fighters of Palash and Narsingdi participated in the drill at the PRAN factory’s premises while a discussion programme was also held to create public awareness.
Nurul Islam, Deputy Assistant Director at Narsingdi Fire Service and Civil Defense said that “In any case of fires, people should contact fire service authority first as we are always ready to help the people.”
Kazi Wahidur Rahman, General Manager (EHS) of Corporate Finance of PRAN-RFL Group said “The safety of workers is the first priority for PRAN. We have a fire service team in every factory.”
Imrul Kayes, Additional Deputy Commissioner in Narsingdi, Rumana Yeasmin, Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) of Palash, Farhana Ali, Assistant Commissioner (Land) of Palash, Dipak Kumar Dev, General Manager, PRAN Factory at Ghorashal, Mostak Ahmed, General Manager of PRAN Industrail Park were also present at the programme.
Walton Plaza, one of the sales networks of Walton Group, received sale order of 4 lakh electric fans from dealers across the country on October 28.
October 28 of 2019, the local electronics giant got sales orders for around 2.75 lakh and 85,500 units electric fan from the dealers of its two other sales’ networks ‘Walton Distributors Network’ and ‘Marcel brand’ respectively, said a press release.
Walton Group’s Managing Director SM Shamsul Alam, Directors SM Mahbubul Alam, SM Rezaul Alam, SM Monjurul Alam Ovee and Mahabub Alam Mridul congratulated the Plaza sales networks on the sales of record volume of fan in a single day through cutting cake at the group’s Corporate Office in the capital on Saturday.
Walton sold out around 6.13 lakh units fan during the month of January to October of the current year, registering a 90 percent higher sales compared to previous year’s corresponding period.
Centering the next year’s summer season, the local multinational electronics company set a target of selling out 15 lakh units fan and to achieve this target, they started ‘Pre-Sales Booking’ of electric fan in last week of October.
The use of 99.99 percent super enameled copper and H-class insulation in the fan’s armature have protected Walton fan from burning for high voltage. Speed of the Walton fan is being sustained due to the use of European standard boll-bearing and capacitor of Japanese brand.
11.11 (Eleven Eleven), the world’s biggest online sale organised by country’s largest online marketplace Daraz Bangladesh(daraz.com.bd) is finally being held on Monday.
Daraz Bangladesh has organized Daraz 11.11 sale for the second time.
The Co-Sponsors of the campaign are Dettol, Bata, Esquire Electronics Limited, Nokia and Lux.
On this day Daraz is offering special vouchers, mega deals, flash sales, 11-taka deals, big sale time and many other attractive offers, said a press release.
Bangladesh National ODI Cricket Team Captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza inaugurated the 11.11 campaign through Facebook Live at 11:30 pm on Sunday.
During the Facebook Live, the winners of the “1 Taka Game” has been announced, which was the biggest attraction of the campaign.
How to get more discounts from the 11.11 Campaign:
Among all the best deals of Daraz 11.11 sale, the notable deals are:
1. Samsung Galaxy M40 - Smartphone only at 25,690 BDT
2. Samsung Refrigerator only at 47,300 BDT
3. Amazfit Bip SmartWatch - Onyx Black only at 4,430 BDT
4. Google Play Gift Card only at 8,450 BDT
5. 5 Nights / 6 Days Tour Package with Air Ticket - BALI, INDONESIA only at 37,140
Discounts from Bank partners
For the convenience of the customers, Daraz(daraz.com.bd) is offering multiple bank discounts
and bkash cashback offers. Up to 15% off will be offered (Maximum Cap 2,000 taka) on
transaction through BRAC Bank, United Commercial Bank-UCB, Southeast Bank, Mercantile
Bank, Eastern Bank, City Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, and Dhaka Bank. Along with that, all
visa card users issued in Bangladesh will avail 10% discount (up to 400 taka per customer). Payment through bKash online also has a maximum of 15% (up to 500 taka per customer, up to 300 taka per day) instant cashback facility.
There will be interesting discount vouchers especially for Daraz customers. On this event Daraz(daraz.com.bd) is offering I love voucher, Happy Hour Voucher, Double Taka Voucher, Shake-Shake Voucher, and many other lucrative offers. Customers can buy their favorite products and avail more discounts by using these special vouchers from Daraz app.
As the main attraction of the campaign, there will be 11-taka deal at 5pm where the customers can avail - smartphone, trimmer, wireless mouse, router, power bank, and many other lucrative items.
There are also interesting games like outer space, fruit crush and flying Dazz available inDaraz App, through which scoring the highest, customers can win attractive gifts like TV and Daraz(daraz.com.bd) voucher.
The shake shake voucher is available at 12pm, 6pm and 9pm where there will be amazing products including i-phone and motorbike. These offers will be available only at scheduled time and with limited stock. To avail these, customers will have to be active and visit Daraz app on every hour.