Dhaka International Film Festival begins

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The 21st Dhaka International Film festival (DIFF) starts today.

The Rainbow Film Society is hosting an eight-day event at the National Museum in Shahbagh.

The festival will screen 252 films from 71 countries under 10 categories including “Asian Cinema Competition Section”, “Retrospective”, “Wide Angle”, “Tribute”, “Bangladesh Panorama”, “Cinema of the World “, “Children Films”, “Women Filmmakers”, “Short and Independent Films Section” and “Spiritual Films Section”.

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Bangladesh enters metro rail era

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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 commemorative stamp and a banknote.

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6 Organizations and 5 Individuals get Best CSR Awards 2022

Business Desk : dhakamirror.com Six organizations and five individuals were recognized with “A Better Tomorrow CSR Awards 2022” for making positive contributions to society through various projects. The awards were presented by Planning Minister Abdul Mannan at a ceremony held at Le Meridian Dhaka in the capital, according to a press release. The Daily Star … Read more

The two-day Tagore music festival kicks up this Friday

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According to a news release, the 33rd annual National Tagore Music Festival will begin on Friday at the International Mother Language Institute at Segunbagicha in the nation’s capital.

KM Khalid, minister of cultural affairs, will be the festival’s chief guest on the first day of what will be a two-day celebration.

Independence award-winning freedom fighter reciter Asraful Alam and freedom fighter singer Rafiqul Alam will be honored at the occasion.

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Bangladeshi universities want to attract students from the Middle East

News Desk : dhakamirror.com Bangladeshi universities and medical colleges will attend an education conference in Dubai next week to attract students from the UAE and other Middle Eastern countries, organisers said yesterday. Education minister Dr. Dipu Moni and deputy education minister Mohibul Hassan Chowdhoury will deliver keynote speeches at the three-day Bangladesh Education Forum conference … Read more

Digital World 2022 to kick off this December

News Desk : dhakamirror.com ‘Digital World 2022,’ one of Bangladesh’s most important ICT events, will begin in December. Following in the footsteps of previous years, this event will be held on December 8-11, 2022, at the Bangabandhu International Conference Center (BICC) in Agargaon Shere-Bangla Nagar, Dhaka. In light of this, the ICT Division organised an … Read more

Among 20 most unsustainable cities, Dhaka comes in at number four

News Desk : dhakamirror.com According to a global research released on Wednesday, Dhaka is ranked fourth among the 20 unsustainable megacities in the world. Lagos, Nairobi, Kinshasa, Dhaka, Baghdad, Lahore, Kolkata, and New Delhi are all expected to have rapid population increase of over 50% by 2050, according to the Ecological Threat Report (ETR) 2022. … Read more

Duronto TV celebrates 5th anniversary

Entertainment Desk : dhakamirror.com The first satellite channel for kids in Bangladesh, Duronto TV, has completed five years of broadcasting its innovative children’s shows. On this day, October 5 of 2017, the channel began its journey to becoming the nation’s favourite channel for kids. The channel celebrated this milestone by arranging a programme at their … 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

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

Milestone KG School holds debate contest

News Desk : dhakamirror.com An inter-class English debate competition was held at Milestone Preparatory KG School at Diabari on the outskirts of the capital. The topic of the debate was ‘Facebook or Social Media Playa a Vital Role in The Education’. The English version students from Class VI to VIII participated in the competition on … Read more

BTRC to disable additional SIMs under one NID by November 30

News Desk : dhakamirror.com BTRC (Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission) will disable more than 15 SIMs registered to a single national identity (NID.) There are a total of 3.13 million such SIM cards under 7.24 million NIDs, according to the telecom regulator, and they will all be terminated by November 30. A user may register a … Read more

Ananda Shipyard built container ship, delivered to UK buyer

Business Desk : dhakamirror.com Local shipbuilder Ananda Shipyard & Slipways Ltd yesterday handed over a multi-purpose container ship to its UK buyer. Ananda, the pioneer in the export of ships from Bangladesh, built the ship with over 6,100 deadweight tons tonnage at its Meghna Ghat Shipyard in Sonargaon Upazila of Narayanganj. The ship was manufactured … Read more

Nagad opens 11 new service points

Business Desk : dhakamirror.com Nagad, a mobile financial service provider of the Bangladesh Postal Department, launched a new 11 Nagad-Sheba points at different districts across the country. The districts are Dinajpur, Jhenaidah, Brahmanbaria, Feni, Bhola, Patuakhali, Netrakona, Sirajganj, Narsingdi, Rangamati, and Chandpur. Its total service points stand to 45, a press release said. With the … Read more

Notre Dame Univ welcomes freshers

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Notre Dame University Bangladesh welcomed its freshers of the fall semester in an orientation programme on the campus in the capital on Monday.

Addressing the event as chief guest, professor Mesbahuddin Ahmed, former chairman of the Bangladesh Accreditation Council, said, ‘Notre Dame is a place which established based on discipline. From my experience, freshers will learn discipline from the university.’

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Uber made BDT 45 billion in economic contributions to Bangladesh Last year: report

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Public First, a UK-based policy research firm, conducted the research and produced the Ubers 2021 Bangladesh Economic Impact Report, which was released today at a ceremony in the capital. The study shows how Uber is helping to transform the on-demand economy for users, driver partners and the general public by producing 45 billion BDT for Bangladesh’s economy in 2021.

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519 people killed in road accidents in August

News Desk : dhakamirror.com At least 519 people died in 458 road accidents across Bangladesh in August, according to a report compiled by the Road Safety Foundation (RSF).Among the deceased were 64 women and 69 children.Another 961 people were injured in the accidents last month.Meanwhile, 172 people have been killed in 183 motorcycle accidents – … Read more

Uttara University Launches Special Admissions Campaign

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Uttara University has launched a special campaign keeping track of the ongoing admissions period with affordable tution offer.

The 15-day campaign will run from September 1-15, 2022, according to a press release.

There is a special 50% waiver on the entry fee during the 2022 Fall Sale campaign.

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