Thursday, April 18, 2024

BASIS to promote local IT in Europe

The Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS) is set to promote local IT products and services in the European market. A delegation of the top ICT trade body in collaboration with the Export Promotion Bureau (EPB) will visit four European countries – Austria, Hungary, Slovakia and the

Shakib likely to miss ODI series

Sports Desk : dhakamirror.com Ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan is likely to withdraw himself from the forthcoming one-day series against the West Indies, said Bangladesh national team chief selector Minhajul Abedin. ‘Shakib is most likely to miss the ODI series. However, I am not confirming you it officially. Hope to officially confirm the news in ... Read more

Ridesharing biker killed by passenger

News Desk : dhakamirror.com A ridesharing motorcyclist was stabbed to death by his passenger in the capital’s Mirpur area early Wednesday. Police arrested the accused at a checkpoint in Birulia of Savar after noticing the blood stained motorbike he was riding. The body of Mohammad Raja, 34, a resident of Arambagh in Rupnagar area, was

Prince Andrew reputations went down with Ghislaine Maxwell Sentencing

Prince Andrew reputations has been forever tarnished amid tied with sex trafficker Ghislaine Maxwell, says expert. Royal correspondent Richard Palmer noted how the Duke of York will be ‘tainted forever’ as Maxwell is given a 20-year prison sentence. Journalist Vicky Ward, who was one of the early investigators in the case, wrote powerful people who

President emphasizes more youths’ involvement in scouting

In order to help young people become good citizens, President Md Abdul Hamid urged everyone on Monday to encourage more youth involvement in scouting in addition to academic performance. He directed the authorities concerned to continue their efforts to increase the number of scouts as well as ensure their quality through effective training

Freshers’ reception held at Banophool Adibashi Green Heart College

News Desk : dhakamirror.com A freshers’ reception, a prize-giving ceremony for meritorious students, and a cultural programme were held at Banophool Adibashi Green Heart College in Mirpur, Section-13 in Dhaka on Monday. State minister for industries Kamal Ahmed Majumder was present as chief guest at the events while college governing body chairman prominent Buddhist monastic ... Read more

bKash sets up free health camps in flood-hit areas

Mobile financial service provider bKash has set up free health camps at 10 areas in the flood-hit Sylhet, Sunamganj and Habiganj districts in order to help the people affected by the flood. The areas include Sylhet Sadar, Bishwanath, and Gowainghat of Sylhet district, Sunamganj Sadar, Derai and Chhatak upazila in Sunamganj district, and Baniachong and

Bank Asia disburses loans among 220 women farmers

As part of its financial inclusion drive, Bank Asia Ltd has disbursed agriculture loans among 220 marginal women farmers with a view to making them financially solvent. The private commercial bank lent Tk 1.8 crore at a 4 per cent interest rate to the farmers at an event at the Rajshahi Shilpakala Academy on June ... Read more

Evenings on DU campus no longer abuzz as shops close by 8pm

The vibrance of people on Dhaka University campus in the evening is diminishing gradually as vendors and shopkeepers are closing their businesses by 8pm, as per the directives from the university authorities. any students used to chat with friends on the campus centring the tea stalls. Following the DU authorities’ directives, the shops now have ... Read more

51,316 vehicles cross Padma Bridge on first day

Tk 2cr collected as tolls A total of 51,316 vehicles crossed the Padma Bridge on the first day on Sunday. The authorities collected Tk 2.09 crore from these vehicles as tolls. The much-awaited Padma Bridge was opened for vehicular movement on Sunday from 6:00am. According to the Bangladesh Bridge Authority between 6:00am on Sunday and

BGB distributes relief

The Border Guard Bangladesh distributed various relief goods and provided emergency medical services to flood-affected people in the country on Friday. BGB’s Sunamganj battalion distributed relief goods among around 600 families at Baliakandi village of Surma union, and Birampur village of Rangarchar union in

20,000 vehicles cross Padma Bridge in 10hrs

A total of 20,000 vehicles crossed the Padma Bridge from Mawa and Janjira points on the routes between Dhaka and 21 south and south-western districts in the first 10 hours after its opening for traffic on Sunday. Among the vehicles that crossed the bridge, 60.53 per cent were motorcycles, said Bangladesh Bridge Authority executive engineer ... Read more

Padma Bridge opens for vehicles in a festive mood

At last after years of waiting the Padma Bridge was open for vehicular movement from Sunday morning. On the first day, people on buses, cars and motorcycles get on the bridge in a festive mood. Defying order, many people were seen walking and taking photos on the bridge parking their vehicles aside. The opening of ... Read more

CCC proposes Tk 2,161 crore budget for FY23

The Chattogram City Corporation on Sunday announced a Tk 2,161.27 crore budget for 2022-23 fiscal. Chattogram mayor Rezaul Karim Chowdhury announced the budget at Theatre Institute Chattogram. The mayor also announced Tk 1,202.57 crore revised budget for 2021-22 fiscal while it was Tk 2,464.96 crore. The budget implementation rate in the outgoing fiscal was