Tuesday, May 28, 2024

‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ star Virginia Patton Moss dies at 97

Entertainment Desk : dhakamirror.com Virginia Patton Moss, a starlet of the 1940s who played a small but memorable part in Frank Capra’s christmas classic “It’s a Wonderful Life,” has passed away. Moss, who was 97 years old, passed away on Thursday, August 18, from natural causes, according to an obituary posted on the Mathews Funeral ... Read more

RFL holds dealer conference in UAE

Business Desk : dhakamirror.com RFL Group recently organised a dealer conference in Dubai of the United Arab Emirates . The top 70 dealers of three subsidiaries of the group – Rangpur Metal Industries Limited, Regal Furniture and Bizli Cables – took part in the conference at a hotel on August 18, according to a press ... Read more

Hotels, restaurants to remain closed after 10:00pm: DSCC

News Desk : dhakamirror.com Shopping malls, shops, kitchen markets and business establishments under the Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) will be closed by 8:00 pm while restaurants and hotels by 10:00 pm to save power. This order will be enforced from 1 September and it will remain in force until further notice, said a public ... Read more

Govt offices from 8am-3pm, banks 9am-4pm from Aug 24

News Desk : dhakamirror.com The cabinet has rescheduled the office hour of government and autonomous institutions from 8am to 3pm to save electricity and reduce traffic jam. All the banks across the county will remain open from 9am to 4pm. The new timings will come into effect from Wednesday (24 August), said Cabinet Secretary Khandker ... Read more

Domingo left out of the T20 strategy

Sports Desk : dhakamirror.com Russell Domingo was released by the Bangladesh Cricket Board on Monday from his position as the Twenty20 international team’s head coach, but the South African will continue in that position for the Test and one-day international teams. However, Nazmul Hasan, president of the Bangladesh Cricket Board stated this following a meeting ... Read more

Tea workers to join work at the current daily wage of Tk 120

News Desk : dhakamirror.com Workers in the tea industry, who had been on a nationwide, indefinite work stoppage in favor of a pay raise, have decided to resume their jobs at the Tk 120 daily rate that they are currently earning. Following a meeting between district officials and representatives of the Bangladesh Tea Workers’ Union ... Read more

Kim Kardashian’s thief speaks out about the Paris robbery

Entertainment Desk : dhakamirror.com One of the thieves who stole Kim Kardashian’s belongings from a Paris hotel in 2016 has blamed his famous victim for the crime, saying she “should be a little less showy.” Kim Kardashian’s thief broke his silence on $1 10 million jewel heist in Paris, saying ‘she was throwing money away, ... Read more

British decathlete Ben Gregory ‘in coma’ after bike crash

British decathlete Ben Gregory, who was critically hurt in a bike accident, is reportedly struggling for his life while in a coma.His partner Naomi Heffernan said the Team GB star suffered fractures to his skull and neck and multiple haemorrhages to his brain in the accident, and is on life support.Gregory, 31, represented Britain and ... Read more

Princess Anne to be awarded by Durrell trust after 50 years of wildlife charity work

The Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust will celebrate Princess Anne for her 50 years of contributions and effort. The only daughter and second child of Queen Elizabeth II, Anne, 72, will be recognized for her “commitment to charity” over many years to save wildlife species. The philanthropic trust is creating a turtle sculpture for its Art ... Read more

Qatar to recruit skilled manpower from Bangladesh

News Desk : dhakamirror.com Dr. Ali bin Saeed bin Al Samikh Al Marri, Qatar’s minister of labor, said Wednesday that Qatar wants to hire skilled and semi-skilled people from Bangladesh in the industries of medicine, hospitality, driving, and information technology. He made this statement while speaking with Minister Imran Ahmad of Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas ... Read more

Warner desires CA to speak about his captaincy ban

Sports Desk : dhakamirror.com Following his confirmation of a return to the BBL with the Sydney Thunder, David Warner wants to speak with Cricket Australia’s board regarding his leadership suspension. Warner said on Sunday that his nine-year exile from the BBL was ended after agreeing to a two-year contract with the Thunder, which would allow ... Read more

‘Moshari’ wins an honor at Oscar-qualifying film festival

Entertainment Desk : dhakamirror.com The horror-themed short film “Moshari” by Nuhash Humayun won Best Horror at the Oscar-qualifying “Hollyshorts Film Festival.” The movie was also ranked in the top 8 in the whole competition. For its unique storyline and skillful execution, the highly acclaimed movie is being praised and widely recognized at the international film ... Read more

Pathshala opens the door for ‘Expanded’

Exhibition underway at DrikPath Bhobon Cultural Desk : dhakamirror.com In the capital’s DrikPath Bhobon at Panthapath, the Pathshala South Asian Media Institute on Friday officially opened an exhibition named Expanded. The show, which has been organized to celebrate World Photography Day, August 19, features the works of eight emerging photographers from Bangladesh, Nepal, India, Pakistan, ... Read more

SIBL inaugurates Asset Development Campaign

Business Desk : dhakamirror.com Social Islami Bank Limited (SIBL) has launched a three-month special campaign, styled “Asset Development Campaign”, with the aim to create awareness about quality investment and timely repayment for the socio-economic development of the country. Zafar Alam, managing director and chief executive officer of SIBL, inaugurated the campaign as chief guest at ... Read more

Job offered to Santosh following emotional Facebook post about tea labourer mother

News Desk : dhakamirror.com Sifat Uddin, upazila nirbahi officer (UNO) of Kamalganj, said Santosh Ravi Das of Kamalganj in Moulvibazar district who gave an emotional post about his tea-worker mother, would obtain a part-time job at a public high school. “Santosh has been assigned a part-time teaching position at Kamalganj Government Model High School. On ... Read more

Countrywide “DDoS” cyberattack warning issued

News Desk : dhakamirror.com A government agency has informed all significant organizations, including information infrastructures, to take the required precautions to prevent Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) cyberattacks. The attacks were discovered during routine monitoring by the Bangladesh e-Government Computer Incident Response Team (BGD e-Gov CIRT), which is in charge of safeguarding cybersecurity in the country, according ... Read more

Shohoz claim to issue 1cr Bangladesh Railway tickets in 4 months

News Desk : dhakamirror.com In the last four months, Shohoz-Synesis-Vincen-JV, Bangladesh Railway’s ticketing partner, issued about one crore train tickets.According to a news statement issued on Thursday, Shohoz on an average issued 80,000 to 1 lakh tickets each day, both online and at counters in the stations.Shohoz-Synesis-Vincen-JV, the ticketing service provider, began issuing train tickets ... Read more