Daily Archives: February 24, 2018


FranGlobal eyes to bring $39mn investment in BD in 2 yrs Singapore-based franchise consultancy firm hosts ‘Franchise Bangladesh’

UNB NEWS FranGlobal on Saturday hosted Franchise Bangladesh, the first-ever international franchise and retail expo, at a city hotel eying $ 39mn investment in the country. The Singapore-based franchise consultancy firm has formally set its footprint in Bangladesh with the daylong event where over 100 international and local brands took part as exhibitors. Gaurav Marya,


2nd Int’l Sufi Festival to end Sunday Iranian Zairob will perform on the closing day

UNB NEWS The 2nd three-day International Sufi Festival will end on Sunday at the Bangladesh Shilpaka Academy’s Nandan Mancha. The Allama Rumi Society of Bangladesh and Hatkhola Foundation, a cultural and social development organisation based in Chittagong, jointly organised the festival with the support of the Cultural Affairs Ministry and under the patronage of the


18 soldiers killed in west Afghanistan

Tribunal Desk An Afghan official says at least 18 soldiers have been killed after their checkpoint came under attack by Taliban insurgents in western Farah province. Dawlat Waziri, spokesman for the Afghan Defense Ministry, said two other soldiers were wounded in the attack which took place in Bala Buluk district of Farah province. An Afghan