Löwenbrau campaign

KATHMANDU: Löwenbrau Beer has started an interactive SMS campaign. Under the campaign, one has to send SMS to 2255 describing one’s best moment. Out of the total SMSs, 10 lucky winners will get one case of beer each everyday, states a press release. The best moment can be a romantic, fun-filled, happy or anything. Lowenbrau is a 600-year old German beer, which was recently launched in Nepal. The beer is made from wold-class ingredients giving it a natural head, golden colour, distinct refreshing flavour and pleasant after taste, claims the company. — HNS

B’deshi exports up

DHAKA: Bangladeshi exports grew by 4.4 per cent in the first half of the financial year as shipments by the nation’s vital garment sector rebounded. The country exported goods worth $6.5 billion in the six months to December 2007, up from $6.2 billion during the same period the previous year. Garment sales, which account for 76 per cent of export earnings, grew by three per cent to $4.9 billion from the same period last year. — AFP