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Oxygen cylinders at BOC
Does a member of your family have breathing problems? If so, then you probably ought to keep an oxygen cylinder at home. After all, it is better to be safe than sorry.
In Dhaka City you can either buy or rent oxygen cylinders from BOC. A 1.36 cubic metre medical oxygen cylinder with accessories is sold for TK 14727, while it is rented with accessories for TK 15304. Initially it might appear strange to you that it is more expensive to rent a cylinder than to purchase one. However, actually it is cheaper to rent, as out of the TK 15304, TK 15000 is kept as a security deposit. In other words, when you return the cylinder to BOC, they will refund TK 15000.
For each day you rent a cylinder, BOC will charge you TK 25 in addition to the initial payment of TK 15304. Although renting an oxygen cylinder is the better option of the two, it is worth mentioning that a cylinder can only be rented for a maximum of 30 days. Therefore, if you require a cylinder for more than 30 days, you simply have to purchase one.
How long a 1.36 cubic metre oxygen cylinder will last depends on how regularly it is used. In other words, if you use it on a regular basis then you will have to get it refilled frequently, while if you hardly use it then you will probably never have to refill it. It is worth mentioning that BOC charges TK 76 for refilling an oxygen cylinder.
Please do keep in mind that an oxygen cylinder should be used very carefully, as there is a risk of a fire happening if it is handled carelessly. Also, flow rates and concentrations should be clearly specified by a doctor, as incorrect administration can have fatal consequences.
In conclusion, an oxygen cylinder can prove to be a lifesaver for a person suffering from acute breathing problems. Therefore, it is judicious to keep one at home. By getting in touch with BOC, you can obtain an oxygen cylinder. Their contact details are:
By Sayeed Mahmud Nizam
Check it out
It is still may be summer but in Bangladesh frequent splashes of rain are normal during this season. Kalbaishakhi brings some or a depression in the coastal belt might cause rainfall in the city. Way before the season starts Prabartana is all set for these splashes with its collection.
The collection includes shirts, fatuas, short kameezes and panjabis with two-tone cotton and khadi. Block print and "fabric manipulation" adds an extra appeal to the collection. Kameezes will cost tk700 to tk1200. Shirts cost tk350 to tk500 and fatuas will cost around tk250 to tk450. Prabartana is situated at 2/8, Sir Syed Road, Mohammadpur.
New Tetley Tea
tea brand, Tetley, has introduced its new variant, Tetley Dana Fresh
Tea, to the Dhaka market. The tea has big granules and offers rich colour,
alluring aroma, special taste and a glowing freshness. Dana Fresh is
available in 250g and 500g packs. The tea comes with an attractive carton
pack with a special metalised-foil pack inside to preserve its colour,
aroma and freshness.
UPS: A perfect FIT for the fashion industry
Brown was one of the hottest colours at the renowned Fashion Institute of Technology's (FIT) first-ever graduate student fashion show in New York. The May 11 show highlighted the work of six semi-finalist designers in a competition to create mock high-fashion UPS uniforms representing every region the company serves. A panel of fashion industry elite judged the uniforms, and although the winning outfit won't become an official driver uniform, UPS awarded cash prizes to the students with the top three winning designs.
UPS's sponsorship of the FIT student fashion show is the latest initiative in the company's ongoing collaboration with the fashion industry. Whether it's moving garment samples around the globe or providing trade finance, UPS offers tailor-made solutions for fashion businesses. The winning FIT student from the online poll will be honoured with a donation in their name to DIFFA Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS.
UPS is the largest express package delivery company in the world. Established in 1907 in Seattle it has expanded to over 200 countries and territories and 360,000 employees worldwide. With 265 aircrafts of their own, 319 chartered aircrafts, and 88,000 vehicles, they deliver 1.2 million packages internationally everyday to 7.9 million customers. Air Alliance Ltd (AAL) is the service partner of UPS in Bangladesh.
Happening at Dhaka Sheraton
The festival will feature traditional Japanese food & beverage with a wide array of authentic Japanese cuisine at the Bithika Restaurant.
The diners will have the opportunity to have their fill of Japanese food, as two Japanese guest chefs will be preparing food during the festival. Treat your self to Sushi, Sashimi or Teppanyaki. It's a great experience.
Emirates, a world leader in airline luxury, since its founding in 1985, launches daily non-stop passenger services to New York from Dubai, offering convenient connections to most discerning North America-bound passengers, especially from this region, including Bangladesh.
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