Saturday, April 20, 2024

Messi propels Argentina to the World Cup final, Alvarez scores twice

Sports Desk : dhakamirror.com It fit the occasion. Argentina and Croatia, two modern football powerhouses, faced off in the FIFA World Cup’s first semifinal in Qatar’s Lusail Stadium in front of a packed audience. However, one man and one phenomenon, Lionel Messi stole the show. Messi scored one goal and assisted on two more as ... Read more

2022: Will Smith Oscar slap, Kanye West rants, Depp-Heard trial and other headline-grabbing incidents

Entertainment Desk : dhakamirror.com At the 94th Academy Awards in March, Will Smith startled the world by punching Chris Rock in the face. Smith’s wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, was mocked by Rock. 15.36 million people watched the Oscars this year, up 50% from 10.4 million in 2021. Many initially thought the incident was scripted by ... Read more

Jasmin Selberg of Germany crowned Miss International 2022

Entertainment Desk : dhakamirror.com German contestant Jasmin Selberg won the title of Miss International 2022 on Tuesday, December 13 at the Tokyo, Japan finals. Jasmin is the fourth German to win the crown, and she beat out 65 other contestants to do so. Jasmin took over the title from Bint Sireethorn Leearamwat, Miss International 2019, ... Read more

Farmers find hope in solar-powered irrigation

EAM Asaduzzaman Life is easier now for Abu Taleb, 45, a potato farmer of Saddyo Puskuruni village in Rangpur. A year ago, high irrigation costs for diesel-run pumps, which he bore out-of-pocket, made it difficult for him to provide for his three children. Now, after switching to solar-powered irrigation, his livelihood has changed for the ... Read more

The 100th video on Shelu Barua’s YouTube channel

Entertainment Desk : dhakamirror.com Shelu Barua, a singer of Nazrul Sangeet, made a YouTube channel called “Nazrul Sangeet Adi Sure” to teach Nazrul Sangeet to music students. He had only put 20 videos on this channel when he started.Now, the artist has a total of 100 videos under his belt. The 100th video uploaded to ... Read more

Nora Fatehi-Jacqueline Fernandez dispute: Nora sued Jacqueline for defamation—why?

Entertainment Desk : dhakamirror.com Bollywood actress Nora Fatehi has sued Jacqueline Fernandez for defamation, saying that Fernandez made maliciously defamatory statements about her. Fatehi says that Fernandez tried to criminally defame her in order to ruin her career and further her own goals. This is because they both work in the same industry and have ... Read more

It’s Rajinikanth’s 72nd birthday today

Entertainment Desk : dhakamirror.com Today, the legendary Indian actor Rajinikanth turns 72. Family, friends, celebrities, and fans of the veteran actor all took to social media to wish him a happy birthday. Renowned actors and directors including Kamal Haasan, Dulquer Salmaan, Anirudh Ravichander, KS Ravi Kumar, Raghava Lawrence, and Nelson Dilipkumar, among many others wished ... Read more

Nusraat Faria stars in Anam Biswas’ “Football 71.”

Entertainment Desk : dhakamirror.com “Football 71,” directed by Anam Biswas and paid for by the government, will star Nusraat Faria. In this movie, the actress from “Bibaho Obhijaan” will be seen with Arifin Shuvoo. Before, they had already been in four movies together. “Nusraat Faria is the perfect choice for the film. We will begin ... Read more

“Better team went out…”: Jude Bellingham following England’s WC quarterfinal loss to France.

Sports Desk : dhakamirror.com England’s teenage sensation Jude Bellingham had a breakout World Cup campaign in Qatar. Despite his stellar performance in the quarterfinal against France, England could not progress to the semifinals. Taking to Twitter after the defeat, the 19-year-old said the better team lost on the night.  “This one will be painful for ... Read more

StanChart wins The Banker’s ‘Best Bank award

Business Desk : dhakamirror.com Standard Chartered Bangladesh was recently named as the “Best Bank in Bangladesh” by The Banker magazine’s Bank of the Year Awards 2022. The Banker provides economic and financial intelligence for the world’s financial sector, combining in-depth regional and country coverage with reports on markets, banking, regulation, risk, transactions and technology and ... Read more

10 new products require BSTI certification

Business Desk : dhakamirror.com Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution (BSTI) has added 10 new products to the list of items that need to be certified by the national standards body. The new products are: disposable diapers, facewash, petroleum jelly, flatbread/tortilla, shaving foam or gel, eye care, hair dye liquid, aerosol, shoe polishing and geyser. The ... Read more

Govt secondary school admission lottery today

News Desk : dhakamirror.com Secondary school students across the country will be selected today via a centralized lottery system for admission to government-run schools. According to the website of Directorate of Secondary and Higher Education (DSHE), the digital lottery for the government-run secondary schools will take place at the International Mother Language Institute at 2:00pm. ... Read more

BBC’s 100 Women list includes Bangladeshi student

News Desk : dhakamirror.com The BBC placed Bangladeshi student Sanjida Islam Choya on its list of the world’s 100 most influential women for 2022 because of her work to stop child marriage. The BBC says that Sanjida has stopped at least 50 child marriages in Bangladesh. When she was in school, she saw a presentation ... Read more