Friday, March 1, 2024

Neither Zayed nor Nipun can hold general secretary post of Film Artistes’ Association until Feb 13

The Supreme Court chamber judge today stayed till February 13 a High Court order that halted the Appellate Board’s decision cancelling the candidacy of Zayed Khan and declaring Nipun as the general secretary of Film Artistes’ Association. Justice Obaidul Hassan, chamber judge of the SC’s Appellate Division, also issued status quo on functions of general ... Read more

Trains will operate at full capacity from Feb 13

Trains will start carrying passengers at full capacity from February 13, maintaining health safety rules. Bangladesh Railway made the announcement in a notification on Sunday. Selling of tickets will begin from February 9, Shafiqur Rahman, director (traffic) of BR, confirmed the development. BR will sell 50 percent of the tickets through its mobile

Four siblings killed while pick-up van runs them over in Cox’s Bazar

The seven sons and only daughter of Suresh Chandra Sheel, who died 10 days ago, went to a local temple on Tuesday morning for offeing puja. On the way home after offering puja four brothers were killed and three of other siblings were injured after a pick-up van ran them over while they were crossing ... Read more

Nihad Kabir joins BUILD as chairperson

Former Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry president Nihad Kabir has become chairperson of the trustee board of Business Initiative Leading Development (BUILD) for the 2022-23 term, said a press release. She is a senior advocate of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh and a partner of law firm Syed Ishtiaq Ahmad and Associates. Nihad is also ... Read more

Cristiano Ronaldo’s girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez surprises him by gifting him a luxury SUV

To celebrate her boyfriend’s 37th birthday, Georgina Rodriguez gave him a luxury SUV. Rodriguez and Cristiano Ronaldo have been dating for over five years, and have discussed the possibility of getting married for some time now. Rodriguez shared a video of her gift on Instagram. In it, Ronaldo is surprised over his present and hugs ... Read more

HC stays appellate board’s decision against Zayed Khan

The High Court on Monday stayed the Bangladesh Film Artistes’ Association election appeal board’s decision that declared actress Nasrin Akhter Nipun as the general secretary of the organisation unopposed, disqualifying actor Zayed Khan as a candidate. The court also asked the election appeal board headed by film director Sohanur Rahman Sohan to explain within seven

Queen Elizabeth’s will: Camilla to become “Queen Consort” after her death

Queen Elizabeth wants Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, to be known as Queen Consort when Prince Charles becomes King. In a message marking the 70th anniversary of her reign, the Queen said it was her “sincere wish” that Camilla would have that title. The Queen is the first British monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee. ... Read more

Nagad offers instant cashback on tuition fees of selective educational institutions

Mobile Financial Service ‘Nagad’ has come up with a cashback offer to reduce hassles to pay students tuition fees at their respective institutions. From now on, students who pay fees at school, college, and university’s will receive 5 percent instant cashback or up to BDT 50 per month. The campaign started on 1 February 2022 ... Read more

Misha gave it generously: Ilias Kanchan and Nipun take oaths

Former president Misha Saudagar, who lost from the Misha-Zayed panel in the Bangladesh Film Artiste’s Association election, held on 28 januay 2022, administered the oath to the newly elected president Ilyas Kanchan of the organization at the open premises of BFDC on Sunday evening. People around the ceremony became amazed with this. Many expressed excitement ... Read more

Journalist Peer Habibur Rahman passes away

Senior journalist and executive editor of the Daily Bangladesh Pratidin, Peer Habibur Rahman, died while undergoing treatment a private hospital in Bangladesh capital Dhaka on Saturday afternoon. Peer Habibur breathed his last at about 4:00pm while receiving treatment at the Intensive Care Unit of Lab Aid Specialized Hospital in the city, said the newspaper’s chief ... Read more

Zayed Khan’s candidature canceled, Nipun elected new General Secretary

Finally, the Appellate Board has rejected the candidature of Zayed Khan and declared Nipun as the General Secretary. Sohanur Rahman Sohan, head of the appellate Board, announced the disqualification of both Zayed Khan and executive panel member Chunnu, through a press conference today. “We have found enough evidence to prove that

Historic bridge in Rotterdam to be dismantled to allow Jeff Bezos’ superyacht to pass

The city of Rotterdam has confirmed that a historic bridge will be temporarily dismantled so that billionaire Amazon owner Jeff Bezos’ superyacht can pass, reports the BBC. Bezos ordered the luxury yacht Y721 from the Dutch shipbuilder Oceanco. The ship is 127 meters long, and at 40 meters too high to pass under the Koningshaven ... Read more

Pori Moni is ill, hearing adjourned

Popular actress Pori Moni, accused in a narcotics case, could not appear in court due to illness, her lawyer said today. The lawyer told the court that Pori Moni has been suffering from cold and fever with cough for several days. Moreover, she is pregnant now and has filed a petition with