Saturday, June 15, 2024

Djokovic hoping for a send-off like Federer’s

Sports Desk : dhakamirror.com Novak Djokovic said he wants his fiercest rivals by his side when he ends his career, similar to Roger Federer’s heartfelt farewell to the sport last week. Pictures of Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal sitting together and crying after Friday’s Laver Cup doubles loss at London’s O2 Arena went viral on ... Read more

Shaon student at DU, youngest traveler from Bangladesh

News Desk : dhakamirror.com Rifat Jahan Shaon, a student at Dhaka University’s Department of Theater and Performance Studies, has been named the youngest traveler from Bangladesh. He was honored in a ceremonial event on Tuesday at the university’s Student-Teacher Center in honor of ‘World Tourism Day,’ which was arranged by the Dhaka University Tourist Society. ... Read more

Study shows 61% of processed foods contain too much salt

About 34% of processed foods contain double the recommended amount News Desk : dhakamirror.com About 61% of processed and packaged foods found in Bangladesh contain more salt than is considered safe, posing a higher health risk to consumers. A guideline is needed to set a maximum salt content for processed foods, health experts say. Popular ... Read more

EBL raises Tk 122.4cr for TMSS

Business Desk : dhakamirror.com Eastern Bank Limited (EBL) has raised Tk 1,224 million (Tk 122.4 crore) through the issuance of zero-coupon bonds for Thengamara Mohila Sabuj Sangha (TMSS), a microfinance institution in Bangladesh. The EBL acted as the lead arranger while MTB Capital Ltd played a role as the trustee of the deal, said a ... Read more

Nagad offers up to 20pc cashback for Puja

Business Desk : dhakamirror.com Mobile financial service Nagad on Monday rolled out a campaign titled “Utshab er Khushi Nagad-a Beshi” on the eve of Durga Puja. Under the campaign, they offered up to 20 per cent cashback and discount for its customers in lifestyle, e-commerce, and restaurant categories at over 50 brand outlets across the ... Read more

GP, Hatil team up to enhance lifestyle

Business Desk : dhakamirror.com Leading mobile phone operator Grameenphone paired up with premium furniture brand Hatil to enhance the lifestyle of its GPStar customers. Selim H Rahman, chairman of Hatil Bangladesh, and Asif Naimur Rashid, chief business officer of Grameenphone, signed the deal at the GPHouse in Dhaka on Monday, a press release said. Under ... Read more

Brac Bank opens 800th agent banking outlet

Business Desk : dhakamirror.com Brac Bank has achieved a milestone of opening the 800th agent banking outlet recently. Nazmur Rahim, head of alternate banking channels of the bank, inaugurated the outlet at Kaziganj Bazar in Habiganj on Monday. The bank serves around 2.10 lakh unbanked people in rural and semi-urban areas through its agent banking ... Read more

Two-day international psychiatrists’ conference begins Thursday

More than 350 psychiatrists from both home and abroad take part in the conference News Desk : dhakamirror.com Bangladesh Association of Psychiatrists (BAP) is organising the 11th International Conference on Psychiatry (ICP) and 13 SAARC International Conference on Psychiatry 2022, Bangladesh, which will be held on 29-30 September 2022 at Radisson Blu Chattogram Bay View, ... Read more

Caesarean births increase significantly in Bangladesh: BIDS

News Desk : dhakamirror.com A study conducted by the Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS) found that the overall prevalence of CS among women in Bangladesh was 3.99% in 2004 but increased to 33.22% in 2017 – 18, nearly eightfold. Caesarean section (CS) delivery is massively booming in Bangladesh, said a study by the Bangladesh ... Read more

Issuance of driving licenses to become ‘easier’ from December

News Desk : dhakamirror.com The Bangladesh Road Transport Authority plans to simplify the process for obtaining a driving license from December, , an official announced on Tuesday. To make the process simpler, the authorities will collect biometric data from applicants prior to driving tests, allow them to make payments online, and send out licenses in ... Read more

Create jobs, boost rural economy

Speakers tell event News Desk : dhakamirror.com Safeguarding children from curses of child labour and early marriage has become a challenge in the aftermath of pandemic, said speakers at a seminar in Rajshahi yesterday. They suggested job creation and boosting up rural economy for resisting the families of low-income group from forcing their children into ... Read more

Banana thrown at Richarlison during Brazil’s 5-1 friendly win over Tunisia

Sports Desk : dhakamirror.com The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) reported that Richarlison was hit with a banana during a friendly match between Brazil and Tunisia in Paris. Tuesday’s 5-1 victory for the Selecao at Parc des Princes was the result of Richarlison’s second goal. However, news of a racist gesture made against the Tottenham forward ... Read more

Brazil beats 10-man Tunisia 5-1 in Paris

Sports Desk : dhakamirror.com Brazil’s exhilarating 5-1 victory over Tunisia at the Parc des Princes in Paris continues its international football tour Five goals, a penalty, and a red card were all part of the action-packed first 45 minutes that the French fans witnessed. Brazil went ahead, Tunisia pegged them back very briefly, and then ... Read more

Newsweek report praises Walton

Business Desk : dhakamirror.com US weekly magazine Newsweek appreciates Bangladesh’s electric and electronics conglomerate Walton for its growing role in the economic growth and development of the country. The magazine highlighted the country’s development in their recent report, where it mentioned Walton is the corporate pride of Bangladesh whose spectacular growth runs parallel to that ... Read more

Karatoa boat capsizes, death toll rises to 65

News Desk : dhakamirror.com The death toll from the boat capsize in Karatoa river in Panchagarh rose to 65 after 16 more bodies were recovered from the river today (September 27, 2022). At least 15 people are still missing from the incident. Dipankar Roy, additional deputy commissioner of Panchagarh and head of the rescue operation ... Read more

Excavated 1.4M-year-old bones in northern Spain have the potential to alter human prehistory

News Desk : dhakamirror.com The oldest human fossils ever discovered on the European continent are 1.4-million-year-old facial bones, which could change the course of human prehistory, according to the researchers involved in the historic discovery. Speaking to Anadolu Agency, Aurora Martin, the archaeologist and general coordinator of the Museum of Human Evolution in Burgos, said: ... Read more

Bangladesh lifts ban on visiting tourists

World Tourism Day today News Desk : dhakamirror.com The government is set to withdraw embargo on the visit of foreign tourists to Bangladesh as the National Technical Advisory Committee on Covid-19 on Monday recommended doing so if the tourists can show their ‘full vaccine certificates’ on arrival. Civil aviation and tourism state minister Md Mahbub ... Read more

Holy Eid-e-Miladunnabi on 9 October

News Desk : dhakamirror.com Marking the day of birth and passing away of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH), holy Eid-e-Miladunnabi will be observed in the country on October 9 with religious solemnity. The decision was made at the National Moon Sighting Committee’s meeting held yesterday at the Islamic Foundation’s office in Baitul Mukarram. The meeting was ... Read more