Thursday, February 22, 2024

PM opens country’s first metro rail

News Desk : dhakamirror.com Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has formally inaugurated the country’s first metro rail this morning. She opened a section of the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) Line-6 by unveiling a plaque at the playground of Uttara sector- The PM’s younger sister Sheikh Rehana waved to the audience after the plaque was unveiled.

Bangladesh enters metro rail era

News Desk : dhakamirror.com Bangladesh’s commuting system entered a new era on Wednesday as prime minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the first ever metro rail service in the capital. She inaugurated the operation of the first phase of the project, Uttara to Agargaon, from Uttara sector-15 playground. Marking the occasion, the prime minister also unveiled a ... Read more

What does a ride on the metro cost?

News Desk : dhakamirror.com The Uttara-Agargaon section of the country’s first metro rail will be inaugurated tomorrow. Dhaka Transport Coordination Authority (DTCA), the government agency responsible for fixing metro rail fare, has published the full list of metro rail fares. The minimum fare was fixed at Tk 20 and the maximum fare for travelling from ... Read more

Which cities will host the 2026 World Cup in the US, Canada, and Mexico?

Sports Desk : dhakamirror.com FIFA announced 16 host cities for the 2026 FIFA World Cup recently at a live event in New York City, selecting 11 cities in the United States, three cities in Mexico and two cities in Canada. The 2026 FIFA World Cup will mark the first time that three countries have hosted ... Read more

Former Spain manager Del Bosque calls Messi the “best ever”

Sports Desk : dhakamirror.com Vicente del Bosque says he prefers Lionel Messi over Cristiano Ronaldo and calls him the best player ever. The 72-year-old former Spain manager, who led his country to a World Cup victory, lauded the PSG star for his consistency and quality over the years and admitted that, in his opinion, Messi ... Read more

DGHS advises taking booster and using mask amid rising COVID-19 cases

News Desk : dhakamirror.com Health officials told people today to be careful, such as by getting booster shots and wearing masks in crowded places. This comes after a warning from the National Advisory Committee about a possible new variant that has already spread through China and been found in India. Because of a highly contagious ... Read more

Angelina Jolie steps down from UN envoy role

News Desk : dhakamirror.com Oscar-winning US actress Angelina Jolie announced that she is stepping down as an ambassador for the UN refugee agency UNHCR after more than 20 years in that role. Angelina Jolie and the United Nations High Commissioner (UNHCR) for Refugees released a joint statement announcing the end of their 20-year partnership. Global ... Read more

Naomi Osaka tops Forbes’ Highest-Paid Female Athletes list again

Sports Desk : dhakamirror.com Forbes lists Naomi Osaka as the highest-paid female athlete in 2022 for the third consecutive year, earning $51.1 million. Serena Williams made $41.3 million after her. Eileen Gu, who became famous during the 2022 Beijing Olympics, earned $20.1 million, including $20 million in endorsements. In total, the 25 highest-paid female athletes ... Read more

Amber Heard and Johnny Depp settle for $1 million

Entertainment Desk : dhakamirror.com Amber Heard will pay Johnny Depp $1m (£820,000) to resolve their defamation lawsuit, reports BBC quoting Mr. Depp’s lawyers. In a high-profile case this spring, the former couple fought. In June, a Virginia jury found that Ms Heard’s essay defamed Mr Depp, 59. Announcing the settlement earlier on Monday, Ms Heard, ... Read more

Argentina wins FIFA World Cup 2022 after defeating France on penalties

Messi wins Golden Ball after indelible World Cup triumph Sports Desk : dhakamirror.com Lionel Messi’s last World Cup match was a fantastic one. The Argentine star’s final World Cup was a magnificent conclusion. The start versus Saudi Arabia was disappointing, but the finale was romantic, exhilarating, and visceral. After the game ended 3-3 after two ... Read more

Polish referee Marciniak will be the man in the middle in Lusail

Szymon Marciniak chosen for Argentina France showpiece on Sunday Sports Desk : dhakamirror.com Referee Szymon Marciniak of Poland will officiate Sunday’s 2022 World Cup final in Qatar between Argentina and France. On Thursday, the International Federation of Football Associations (FIFA) released a list of match officials, including the referees for Sunday’s grand finals and Saturday’s ... Read more

Bangladesh’s Saleemul Huq among Nature’s top 10 scientists

News Desk : dhakamirror.com The scholarly publication Nature has presented a selection of ten individuals who were instrumental in shaping the most significant scientific stories in 2022. Saleemul Huq, a Bangladeshi scientist, has made it onto the list for his work to get wealthier nations to pay for the losses and damages caused by climate ... Read more

Mim to feature opposite Jeet in forthcoming film

Entertainment Desk : dhakamirror.com Bidya Sinha Mim and Jeet will be working together once more on the film “Manush,” which is being directed by Sanjoy Somadder and set in Kolkata.The Indian film “Sultan the Saviour” was the first time the on-screen couple collaborated on a project together. The “Poran” actress confirmed it. “I have been ... Read more

Messi vs. Mbappé: World Cup final between France and Argentina

Sports Desk : dhakamirror.com The 2022 FIFA World Cup final will be between Argentina and France. The young French superstar Kylian Mbappé will play against the living legend Lionel Messi of Argentina. France can repeat as World Cup champions after winning in 2018. (the last team to repeat was Brazil in 1962). Messi’s final World ... Read more

Martyred Intellectuals Day: People paying homage to martyred intellectuals

News Desk : dhakamirror.com People from all walks of life have been paying tributes to the martyred intellectuals by placing wreaths at the Martyred Intellectuals Memorial in Rayerbazar this morning, marking the Martyred Intellectuals Day. Most of the people, including teachers and students from different educational institutions, were wearing black clothes, a symbol of mourning. ... Read more

Industry syndicates are tiresome: Dighi

Entertainment Desk : dhakamirror.com After almost three years under an industry syndicate, Prarthana Fardin Dighi is quite frustrated.On Facebook, the actress described how industry politics have hurt her. Dighi said that producers often cast her but then replaced her with another actress. The “Shesh Chithi” actress talked about how awful these things made her feel. ... Read more