Sunday, April 14, 2024

Entrepreneurship Week begins on November 14

News Desk : dhakamirror.com Global Entrepreneurship Week will be celebrated by the Global Entrepreneurship Network in November 14-20 worldwide, said a press release. Under the initiative of GEN, Global Entrepreneurship Week will be held with the support of 20,000 partners from 200 countries around the world with the support of 40,000 activists to inspire and ... Read more

UGC prepares guidelines for new public universities

News Desk : dhakamirror.com The University Grants Commission of Bangladesh took an initiative to prepare a guideline on the introduction of academic activities in new public universities to ensure quality education. The guideline formation committee held its first meeting on Monday, where the participants observed that many public universities had been starting academic activities without ... Read more

RU music dept celebrates founding anniversary

News Desk : dhakamirror.com The music department of Rajshahi University on Sunday celebrated its 22nd founding anniversary amid enthusiasm and festivity on the campus. RU vice-chancellor professor Golam Sabbir Sattar inaugurated the day-long programme by lighting a lamp and rendering the national anthem in front of the Syed Ismail Hossain Siraji Academic Building at about ... Read more

Rubana Huq honoured with Human Right Award by CNMI Sustainable Fashion Awards 2022

Business Desk : dhakamirror.com On the occasion of Milan Fashion Week, former president of Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association Rubana Huq has been awarded the Human Right Award by CNMI Sustainable Fashion Awards 2022. The National Chamber of Italian Fashion, in collaboration with the United Nations Ethical Fashion Initiative, a programme of the International ... Read more

Registration for Banglalink’s ‘ennovators’ begins

Business Desk : dhakamirror.com Banglalink has kicked off the registration process for the sixth season of ennovators, a digital idea-based competition in the country. Ennovators is a platform for creative young people of the country looking to showcase their ideas in the field of digital innovation against the challenges of today’s world. Over the course ... Read more

Ejaj Ahmad from Bangladesh finishes the BMW Berlin Marathon in 2022

Sports Desk : dhakamirror.com The founder of Bangladesh Youth Leadership Centre (BYLC), Ejaj Ahmad, finished the 2022 BMW Berlin-Marathon in four hours, 55 minutes, and 18 seconds. Following a full marathon in San Francisco the previous year, he raced this marathon as his second race. The 42.195 km long BMW Berlin-Marathon 2022 is a race ... Read more

BPL names seven franchisees for the next three editions

Sports Desk : dhakamirror.com The Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) T20 Governing Council has asked seven companies to complete the process of acquiring franchise ownership for the next three (9th, 10th and 11th) editions of the league on Sunday, according to a press release from the Bangladesh Cricket Board. Although there were rumours, two of the ... Read more

Bangladesh wins the first T20I after a valiant effort, UAE just falls short

Sports Desk : dhakamirror.com Shoriful Islam picked up two wickets in consecutive deliveries in the final over as Bangladesh secured a hard-fought seven run win over the UAE in their first of the two-match Twenty20 international series in Dubai on Sunday. Trying to overhaul Bangladesh’s 158-5, the hosts started the final over needing 11 runs ... Read more

Waterways disappear as rivers die

World River Day today Rashad Ahamad Inland waterways, once the prime mode of transportation in Bangladesh, have declined fast as many rivers, canals, and other water bodies have disappeared in riverine Bangladesh over the past decades. Due to geographical location, inland waterways were the main mode of transportation in Bangladesh, a country part of the ... Read more

13th Henry Dunant Memorial Moot Court Competition concludes

News Desk : dhakamirror.com The National rounds of the 13th Henry Dunant Memorial Moot Court Competition concluded on Saturday with a vow to raise awareness and interest in the international humanitarian law. The Dhaka University team was declared the winner of the competition after a final round against the Jahangirnagar University team held on the ... Read more

Angelina Jolie visits flood-hit Pakistan, offers support

Hollywood star promises to use her influence to push the international community to do more about climate change Entertainment Desk : dhakamirror.com Angelina Jolie, actress, humanitarian and special envoy to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, urged the international community to do more as millions of people are in trouble in the flood-hit areas of ... Read more

Seminar on geoeconomics, trade held at BUP

News Desk : dhakamirror.com A seminar was held titled ‘Geoeconomics in the Aftermath of Covid-19 and recent Geopolitical Tensions: Trade Implications for Bangladesh’ organised by the Department of Economics under the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences of Bangladesh University of Professionals at Bijoy Auditorium of the university in Dhaka on Tuesday, said a press ... Read more

8 businesses including Unilever and City Group and individuals sued for overcharging

The Bangladesh Competition Commission has served notices on the company and the individual to attend hearings on 26-27 News Desk : dhakamirror.com The Bangladesh Competition Commission has filed lawsuits against eight people and businesses, including Unilever, City Group, Kazi Farms, Paragon Poultry, and Rashid Agro, alleging that they have illegally increased the cost of numerous ... Read more

UNICEF Bangladesh Ambassador Mim visits children affected by the floods

News Desk : dhakamirror.com UNICEF National Ambassador for Bangladesh Bidya Sinha Mim is visiting Sylhet this week to meet children whose lives have been upended by floods that ravaged northeastern Bangladesh in May and June this year, according to a press release Thursday. The widespread flooding affected the lives of 7.2 million people, including 3.5 ... Read more

DHL adjusts Bangladesh price for 2023

Business Desk : dhakamirror.com DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider, announced price adjustments today that will take effect on January 1, 2023. The average increase in Bangladesh will be 7.9 %, compared to 2022. “So far, 2022 has been another turbulent year with a volatile market environment challenging global trade. However, we ... Read more

Host Australia lost to France in Women’s Basketball World Cup

Sports Desk : dhakamirror.com France toppled 2022 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup host nation Australia 70-57 in a Thursday opener in Sydney. French forward Gabby Williams scored 23 points against Australia to be the key player for Les Bleues. Marine Fauthoux, another French player, scored 10 points. Australia’s Bec Allen racked up 16 points for ... Read more

Japanese driver Tsunoda’s contract with the AlphaTauri F1 team extended until 2023

Yuki Tsunoda debuted in Formula 1 with his team in 2021. Sports Desk : dhakamirror.com Yuki Tsunoda will remain with the Scuderia AlphaTauri team for the 2023 season, the team announced on Thursday. “I want to say a huge thank you to Red Bull, Honda and Scuderia AlphaTauri for continuing to give me the opportunity ... Read more

Squid Game star Lee Jung-jae tests positive for COVID-19

Squid Game star Lee Jung postpones all his scheduled activities for the time being Entertainment Desk : dhakamirror.com Actor Lee Jung Jae from the Squid Game tested positive for Covid-19 after coming back to South Korea following his Emmy victory, according to South Korean publication Soompi. The actor’s management company, Artist Company, disclosed on September ... Read more