Regional director for Syngenta Alexander Berkovskiy arrives in Bangladesh today

Business Desk : dhakamirror.com Syngenta’s regional director for Asia Pacific, Alexander Berkovskiy, is expected to arrive in Bangladesh on Monday (3 October). During the tour, he will be accompanied by Pamela Gonzalez, the head of the Asia Group, and Jenny Barks Taylor, the head of the regional supply operations for Asia Pacific, according to a … Read more

Alia Bhatt received the TIME100 award in Singapore

Very well-deserved if we may say so!

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Alia Bhatt, a well-known international actress was presented with TIME Magazine’s TIME100 Impact Award during an evening ceremony at the National Gallery Singapore today.

The TIME100 Impact Award recognizes visionaries who have gone above and beyond to make a difference and advance their respective industries. The awards debuted in Dubai earlier this year and reconvened today in Singapore, followed by a viewer party for the Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix.

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Road accidents claim 476 lives in September: report

News Desk : dhakamirror.com At least 476 people were killed in traffic accidents across the country in September, according to a report by the Road Safety Foundation. They died in 407 separate accidents, with 794 injured in the past month. Road Safety Foundation published the report on Monday (3 October) citing that of the total … Read more

Prime Bank opens Japan Desk

Business Desk : dhakamirror.com Prime Bank has officially launched “Japan Desk” with the objective of facilitating cross-border business initiatives and investments between Japan and Bangladesh. Naoki Ito, Japanese ambassador to Bangladesh, and Tanjil Chowdhury, chairman of Prime Bank, inaugurated the special desk at a local hotel in Dhaka, a press release said. “As many Japanese … Read more

GP, EdTech collaborates to promote digital learning

Business Desk : dhakamirror.com Grameenphone has recently collaborated with Shikho – an EdTech venture in Bangladesh, to promote digital learning. Through this partnership, the connectivity partner to Digital Bangladesh, will host an array of educational content prepared by Shikho on its flagship app MyGP.  MyGP users can now avail of the 70-learning video content directly … Read more

VLCC Health Care signs MoU with influencer Barisha Haque

Business Desk : dhakamirror.com VLCC Health Care Bangladesh on Saturday has inked an agreement with influencer Barisha Haque for promotion of its “Body after baby” programme. Under this agreement, Barisha Haque will be the delegate of Body after Baby program and shall be responsible to promote and give reviews over the services and products as … Read more

NRB Bank launches eKYC ‘NRB Quick Account’

Business Desk : dhakamirror.com NRB Bank has formally launched its eKYC named as NRB Quick Account on 29 September at the bank’s Corporate Head Office, Dhaka. Mohammed Mahtabur Rahman, chairman of the bank formally inaugurated the programme, reads a press release. eKYC is a combination of paperless customer onboarding, promptly identifying and verifying customer identity, … Read more

Shwapno opens new outlet in Bogura

Business Desk : dhakamirror.com Shwapno, the country’s biggest retail chain shop, launched its new outlet in Bogura Upashahar area on Friday. During the inauguration programme, franchisee Mohammad Rashdeul Islam, managing director of Bogura Nursing Home AHM Mushihur Rahman, businessman AKM Rajiullah, Hafej Abdul Gaffar Imam, Shawpno zonal manager Musa Tarek, and outlet manager Siddiqur Rahman … Read more

ULAB celebrates foundation day

News Desk : dhakamirror.com University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh celebrated its 18th foundation day with great enthusiasm on Saturday, said a press release. Information and broadcasting minister Hasan Mahmud was present as chief guest at the event. The celebration started with the university theme song followed by the welcome speech of Kazi Anis Ahmed, vice-president … Read more

Bkash distributes books for underprivileged students

News Desk : dhakamirror.com To cultivate the habit of reading various books alongside textbooks among the underprivileged children, this year Bkash has distributed 50,000 books to 74 organisations including schools, voluntary organisations working for underprivileged and disadvantaged children. Bkash collected a part of these books from visitors, writers and readers at Bangla Academy book fair, … Read more

Hyundai cars will be assembled locally: South Korean envoy

Business Desk : dhakamirror.com Hyundai cars of Korea will be assembled in Bangladesh by the year end, South Korean Ambassador to Bangladesh, Lee Jang-keun said on Sunday. He said that in recent years, there have been some obvious and significant developments. The majority of Samsung Electronics’ gadgets are produced at Narsingdi in partnership with a … Read more

Chhayanaut celebrates Sharat

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Cultural organisation Chhayanaut celebrated Sharat organising a programme at the Bakultala of fine arts faculty of Dhaka University on Friday. Artistes of the organisation entertained the audience singing songs and reciting poems on Sharat. Besides, the programme featured solo and group dance recitals.

‘Chhayanaut regularly tries to organise different programmes to celebrate different Bengali seasons. We have organised today’s progamme to celebrate Sharat,’ Chhayanaut general secretary Laisa Ahmed Lisa said. ‘Nowadays, very few cultural programmes are organised marking Sharat season. Such programmes can play an important role in making the younger generation aware of their roots,’ added Laisa Ahmed Lisa.

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Durga Puja begins today

News Desk : dhakamirror.com Durga Puja, the biggest religious festival of the Hindu community, begins today with Maha Shashthi puja at temples across the country with due religious fervour. Preparations at all puja mandaps have almost been completed as artisans are busy giving the final touches to idols and pandals to celebrate the festival. It … Read more

USA win FIBA ​​Women’s Basketball World Cup 2022

Sports Desk : dhakamirror.com The USA have been crowned the 2022 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup champions after they beat China 83-61 in the final on Saturday. Ariel Atkins hit a three-point jump shot as the USA extended the gap to double digits in the second quarter, 29-18. At the Sydney Superdome, the USA led … Read more

Japan defeated Brazil 3-1 at Volleyball Women’s World Championship

Japanese team in 3rd spot at 3-1 in Pool D Sports Desk : dhakamirror.com Japan defeated Brazil 3-1 on Friday at the FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship 2022. The Japanese team won the Pool D match 25-22, 25-19, 17-25 and 25-20 at the Arnhem’s GelreDome in the Netherlands.. Japan’s outside hitter Arisa Inoue delivered a … Read more

Tigers depart for New Zealand

Sports Desk : dhakamirror.com At 11:55 pm yesterday, Bangladesh boarded a flight to Christchurch to compete in a tri-nation series, also attended by hosts New Zealand and Pakistan. The Tigers are expected to reach Christchurch on October 2 ahead of the opening game of the series against Pakistan at the Hagley Oval in Christchurch, the … Read more

University clubs can play crucial role in raising climate awareness: seminar

News Desk : dhakamirror.com In the buildup to the upcoming COP27, the Department of Environmental Science and Management and the International Centre for Climate Change and Development of Independent University, Bangladesh organised a roundtable recently on the role of universities in addressing environmental concerns. The roundtable, held at the IUB Trustee Lounge, was attended among … Read more

Veteran journalist Toab Khan dies

News Desk : dhakamirror.com Dainik Bangla editor and Ekushey Padak-winning journalist Toab Khan passed away. He was 87. He breathed his last around 12:40pm today at United Hospital, Sharifuzzaman Pintu, executive editor of the daily said. Toab Khan was admitted to the hospital with old-age complications, his colleagues said. Born on April 24 of 1934 … Read more

Bangladesh begin title defence with nine-wicket win

Sports Desk : dhakamirror.com Bangladesh began their title defence of the Women’s Asia Cup in style with a crushing nine-wicket win over Thailand in the opening match of the eighth edition of the tournament at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium on Saturday. Opener Shamima Sultana’s 49 off 30 balls propelled the hosts to the winning … Read more