Thursday, November 30, 2023

Bangladesh-India Mitali Express to begin maiden journey tomorrow

By Dhaka Mirror : Mitali Express, the third passenger train to be operated between India and Bangladesh, is set to start its maiden journey tomorrow morning. Railways Minister Nurul Islam Sujan, who is now visiting India, and Indian Railways Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw will jointly flag off the new train virtually from the Rail Bhavan ... Read more

2 Pran concerns win productivity award

By Business Desk : Habiganj Agro Ltd and Sylvan Technologies Ltd, sister concerns of Pran-RFL Group, won National Productivity and Quality Excellence Award-2020 for enhancing productivity and manufacturing quality products. On behalf of Habiganj Agro, Eleash Mridha, managing director of Pran Group, and Mostafizur Rahman, chief operating officer of Sylvan Technologies, received the award ... Read more

Mobile data usage per month doubles since covid pandemic

By Dhaka Mirror : The mobile data traffic per month has reached almost doubled ever since the coronavirus pandemic began as businesses, schools and the public are forced to move their services online. For example, the average monthly data usage of a single mobile customer was 2 gigabytes (GB) in March 2020 while it ... Read more

‘Rickshaw Girl’ being screened in US for 4 weeks in a row

‘Rickshaw Girl’, directed by Amitabh Reza, is being screened in various states of the United States for four weeks in a row after its successful premiere in Manhattan and New York, said a press release. ‘Rickshaw Girl’ has already been screened in 52 cities across 18 states of the United States. Viewers in Arizona and ... Read more

Graduates from world’s top universities get new UK visa option

By Dhaka Mirror : Graduates from the world’s top universities now have a new route into the United Kingdom. The government says the “high-potential individual” route will attract the “brightest and best” early in their careers. Under the scheme announced on Monday, graduates with a bachelor’s or master’s degree from the top 50 universities ... Read more

Angel Di Maria to retire from international football after World Cup in Qatar

By Dhaka Mirror : Angel Di Maria has indicated that he will retire from international football after the World Cup. At 34, the Argentinian international, whose contract with PSG will end at the end of June, announced on Monday that he would retire from international football. “After this World Cup, it will be time. ... Read more

FIFA WC trophy scheduled to tour Dhaka on June 8

By Dhaka Mirror : The FIFA World Cup trophy is scheduled to tour Bangladesh for 36-hour in early June, Bangladesh Football Federation general secretary Abu Nayeem Shohagh told media on Monday. ‘The trophy will arrive in Dhaka on June 8 and leave the following day for a 36-hour tour of Bangladesh,’ said Shohagh. The trophy ... Read more

How many poor students at pvt universities studying for free? HC asks

The High Court today (May 30, 2022) wanted a report on how many underprivileged students and children of freedom fighters have received the opportunity to study at private universities without paying tuition fees since 2010 under the relevant law. The University Grants Commission (UGC) has been ordered to submit the report to the

RU halts teacher’s promotion over sexual harassment of 2 students

Rajshahi University authorities have suspended the four-year increment of a teacher, and also his promotion, for harassing sexually and mentally two students of the university’s Institute of Education and Research (IER). The decision was taken against Assistant Professor Bishnu Kumar Adhikari at the university’s 514th Syndicate meeting chaired by Vice-Chancellor Prof Golam Sabbir Sattar yesterday

Amber Heard: It’s easy to forget I’m a human being

Amber Heard says she felt humiliated and had faced hundreds of daily death threats after testifying at Johnny Depp’s trial against her. Speaking on the final day of the trial before closing statements, the actress said: “Perhaps it’s easy to forget, but I am a human being.” Mr Depp, 58, is suing Ms Heard, 36, ... Read more

Fun trip turns tragic

Three Buet staffers killed in Bandarban road crash; five labourers die in separate accident in Sirajganj Three tourists were killed and six others injured as a microbus carrying them crashed into a roadside ditch in Bandarban’s Thanchi upazila Thusdayday morning. Among the victims are eight employees of Buet’s security unit, said police. Another road crash ... Read more

Sri Lanka thrash Bangladesh to keep series-winning record intact

It all came crumbling down for Bangladesh just after Lunch on the fifth and final day of their series-deciding Test against Sri Lanka at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur today. After Asitha Fernando bagged a 10-wicket haul to bundle out Bangladesh for 169 in their second innings, Sri Lanka got over the line in ... Read more