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Business Desk : Bata Bangladesh, a renowned footwear brand, has recently introduced actor Arifin Shuvoo and actress Bidya Sinha Mim as its latest brand ambassadors. “Shuvoo and Mim, known for their unique talent and charismatic style, perfectly embody the spirit of Bata. Their association with the brand marks a new chapter, reflecting Bata’s commitment to staying relevant and connecting with a wider audience,” Bata Bangladesh Managing Director Debabrata Mukherjee said, reads a press release issued on Saturday. Shuvoo’s artistic and...
Staff Reporter : The government of India has allowed the export of 50,000 metric tonnes of onion to Bangladesh through the National Cooperative Exports Ltd. (NCEL), according to notifications issued by the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT). They also allowed exporting 14,400 tonnes of onions to the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Commerce Ministry Joint Secretary Md. Abdus Samad Al Azad confirmed the information. The standard operating procedure or modalities, such as the price and the export company that will...
Kamruzzaman Bablu : From now on, managing directors’s (MDs) of commercial banks have to face the new eligibility criteria of the Bangladesh Bank (BB) to ensure the transparency of their appointments. Regarding the issue, the central bank on Sunday has already formed a four-member committee to verify the eligibility of the bank’s nominee as the Managing Director (MD) through the ‘Evaluation Committee on Appointment/Re-appointment of Managing Director or Chief Executive Officer’, said an insider. The ‘Banking Regulations and Policy Department...
Business Report : Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) urged the government to take more actions to make foreign exchange reserve stable, manage inflation, enhance revenue earnings, ensure proper electricity and gas supply for economic activities and improve the food situation. As many as six out of nine key economic indicators, prepared by the Bangladesh Bank, signal significant challenges facing the new government that economists attribute to persisting global and local adversities, said MCCI in its review of the...
Reuters : Israeli forces swept into the Palestinians’ administrative capital of Ramallah in the occupied West Bank overnight, killing a 16-year-old in a refugee camp during their biggest raid into the city in years, Palestinian sources said on Monday. Witnesses in Ramallah said Israeli forces had driven dozens of military vehicles into the city, which is the headquarters of the Palestinian Authority led by President Mahmoud Abbas. The Palestinian health ministry said Israeli forces shot and killed 16-year-old Mustafa Abu...
Entertainment Report : This year has been quite special for Dhallywood actress Shobnom Bubly. While her personal life was on the forefront last year, she is determined to leave a...
BSS, Dhaka : After a thumping victory over Nepal, Bangladesh U-16 women’s national football team is looking forward to continue their winning run as they face mighty India in their second match of the SAFF U-16 Women’s Championship scheduled to be held today nat ANFA Complex in Kathmandu, Nepal. The match kicks off at 3.15 pm (BST). “The match against...
Sports Reporter : Fortune Barishal emerged as the champions in the Ispahani Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Cricket defeating Comilla Victorians by six wickets in the final at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in the capital’s Mirpur on March 1. Earlier, Barishal reached the final for three times but they could not clinch the title of BPL Cricket, the most prestigious domestic cricket meet of the country. Barishal had to be satisfied with the runners-up trophy. But this time Barishal became...
Agency : Phil Foden kept Manchester City’s Premier League title challenge bang on track with a superb second-half double as his side hit back to clinch a 3-1 home win over Manchester United on Sunday. Marcus Rashford’s eighth-minute thunderbolt gave United the lead against the run of play and it looked like the visitors might put a dent in City’s...
BSS, Dhaka : Dhaka Wanderers Club and PWD Sports Club won their respective matches of the Bangladesh Championship League (BCL) football held at Birshre Shtha Shaheed Sepoy Mohammad Mostafa Kamal Stadium in the city’s Kamalapur on Monday. In the day’s first match, Dhaka Wanderers Club beat old Dhaka outfit Farashganj Sporting Club by 2-0 goals with Swadhin and Habibullah scoring...
Campus Life : Jointly organized by the NSU School of Health Science and the University of North Carolina (UNC), Chapel Hill, USA, a certificate course titled “Analytics & Machine Learning Techniques for Maternal and Health Interventions” was held at the NSU campus on 17 July, 2023. The event aimed to explore the applications of machine learning in improving maternal healthcare and brought together renowned experts and professionals in the field.The lead speaker at the event was Dr. Javed Mostafa, an...
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Campus Report : The UAP Law Orators Debating Club (UAPLODC) is committed to the development of a debating community among the students of the Department of Law and Human Rights at the University of Asia Pacific (UAP). In addition to fostering creativity via debating, the club’s objectives include sharing and critiquing the work of peers; develop excellent oral and written communication skills, excellent critical thinking skills, and effective tools for research, organization and presentation. Debate helps students become more interested...
Campus Desk : Over 20 students of ULAB Radio CampBuzz of the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) took part in a workshop on creating successful podcasts.Oleg Dmitriyev, an advisor at the Sputnik International News Agency and Radio, held the latest session of the SputnikPro project for future journalists in the online format, says a press release issued on Sunday.The participants thanked Sputnik for the relevant and diverse content.The students were interested in various issues, such as picking a subject,...
Campus Desk : A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Department of Geography and Environment of Dhaka University (DU) and Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS) was signed today January 31, 2023 at the VC’s Lounge to share knowledge through research, innovation and training. Vice-Chancellor of DU Prof. Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman presided over the signing ceremony. Treasurer of DU Prof. Mamtaz Uddin Ahmed and Secretary General of BDRCS Kazi Shofiqul Azam signed the MoU on behalf of their respective institution. Chairman of...