Sunday, April 14, 2024

DU resumes the classes on campus, RU reopens halls today

Dhaka University is set to resume in-person classes while Rajshahi University reopens the residential halls today after one-and-a-half years’ closure since March 18, 2020 due to the Covid outbreak in the country. Dhaka University academic council on October 7 decided to resume in-person classes from October 17 as per the recommendation of the Provost

New album 30 was “bloody hard to make” says Adele

But she added that she’s in a “strong place now where I feel like I can put that vulnerability out.” Adele recently used social media to explain how hard it is to release 30 albums. Adele took to her Instagram handle and shared her struggles she had done while releasing the new music album 30. ... Read more

Fakir Lalon Shah’s death anniv today

Today is the 131st anniversary of death of legendary mystic bard Fakir Lalon Shah, who had secured a unique position in the history of traditional music for his humanitarian songs, blending philosophies of different devotional traditions such as Sahajia Buddhism, Sahajia Vaishnavism, Sufism and others. Lalon died on the first day of the Bangla month ... Read more

Global hunger Index 2021: Bangladesh’s score now ‘moderate’

Although Bangladesh has slipped one notch from last year’s 75th position, It has been ranked 76th in the Global Hunger Index 2021 among 116 qualifying countries, with a score of 19.1, the country is still the second best performer in South Asia next to Sri Lanka (65th). Bangladesh is way ahead of Pakistan, India and ... Read more

Mithila signs Arun Chowdhury’s ‘Jole Jwole Tara’

Popular actress Rafiaat Rashid Mithila, now is working alike for both the bengali films in Dhaliwood and Tollywood. Recently she returned to Dhaka from Calcutta and signed a contract for the upcoming government-funded movie ‘Jole Jwole Tara’ to be directed by Arun Chowdhury. The shooting of the movie has already been started. Mithila will start ... Read more

Bangladeshi globetrotter’s notable visits wave the flag of Bangladesh in 150 countries

Ahead of the 50th anniversary of Bangladesh’s Victory Day, Bangladeshi world traveler Najmun Nahar wanted to achieve the personal milestone of visiting 150 countries. She was able to achieve her goal as she carried out the flag of Bangladesh to 150 countries – most recently Sao Tome and Principe, an island in central Africa, where

Dr Enamul Haque passes away

Eminent actor, playwright, academician and Ekushey Padak awardee Dr Enamul Haque passed away today around 2:30 pm at his residence in Baily Road today. He was 78 years old. The news was confirmed by his daughter, renowned actress Hridi Haq. Enamul Haque was born in Feni Sadar’s Motobi

Robots patrol the streets of Singapore on police duty

Singapore has taken the next step in technology-based policing. The AI-powered robots patrol the streets of Singapore on police duty, ready to issue warnings or advice to those behaving indecently. Tasked with catching petty criminals, the robot is a ground patrol policeman and roams the streets of major city districts looking for undesirable behavior. During ... Read more

In a first, Dubai to host Miss Universe UAE Beauty Pageant

Dubai is all set to host its first-ever the glittering and glamour-filled Miss Universe UAE beauty pageant in November, with the winner heading for the global event in Israel in December, organizers announced on Thursday during a press conference at the Armani Hotel in Dubai’s Burj Khalifa. The glamourous beauty pageant is set to take ... Read more

Two ends of Bangabandhu Tunnel joined beneath the Karnaphuli river

Two ends of the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Tunnel were met together under the Karnaphuli river on Thursday afternoon. With the cutter of the tunnel boring machine cutting through the wall, China Communications Construction Company Limited, the contractor, and China Road and Bridge Corporation, the constructor, successfully achieved breakthrough of both tubes of the tunnel. ... Read more

Buffet Brunch at Bahar, Renaissance Dhaka

Renaissance Dhaka’s Buffet Brunch will now be a regular feature at Bahar multi-cuisine restaurant, as the perfect way to highlight the weekend options on Friday and Saturday, said a press release. After the success of their breakfast offerings, this is the upgraded version with an expanded buffet spread. There will be a dedicated egg counter ... Read more

Daraz Fashion Week 2021 is live

The country’s largest online marketplace, Daraz Bangladesh, will begin the Live Phase of Daraz Fashion Week 2021 on Thursday, and it will continue till October 13, 2021, said a press release. The exclusive event comes bearing discounts and offers, providing the fashion enthusiasts with the opportunity to shop at their heart’s content. Under the Daraz

DU set up NID registration camp for students

The Dhaka University authorities on Thursday started seven-day National Identity Card Registration Camp for their students to get NID card faster. On Thursday morning, Dhaka University vice-chancellor Professor Md Akhtaruzzaman formally inaugurated the programme at the University’s Teacher-Student

Ranbir Singh would want to see his and Dipika’s kids playing around

Bollywood actor Ranbir Singh talks about his wife Deepika Padukone all the time and everywhere. Why not? There is a great bond between them. The actor prepares for his TV debut with a quiz show called The Big Picture. In an interview, Ranbir Singh revealed what his “Big Picture” is with Deepika Padukone. In an ... Read more