vivo launches Y21 with Tk 10 lakh prize offer

September 18, 2021

Chinese technology company vivo has launched the vivo millionaire activity in Bangladesh that gives users a chance to win exciting cash prizes worth Tk 10 lakh, said a press release.
This activity will be applicable for pre-order and first-sales week customers who will purchase Y21 from any vivo authorised outlets at the official Read more

Day out, Bruzon in for next three events

September 18, 2021

Bangladesh Football Federation on Friday made a decision to appoint Spanish coach Oscar Bruzon as the national team’s interim coach after relieving Jamie Day of his duties for the next two months. handing the mastermind behind the Bashundhara Kings’ domestic dominance the task of guiding Bangladesh in the upcoming SAFF Championship Read more

Pele ready for extra time as he leaves intensive care

September 18, 2021

Brazilian legend Pele says he feels ready for “90 minutes plus extra time” after leaving intensive care unit (ICU) of a Sao Paulo hospital following surgery to remove a tumour from his colon.
The 80-year-old, three-time World Cup winner was admitted to Alberto Einstein hospital after the tumour was found during routine tests. The tumour was Read more

New Zealand abandons Pakistan cricket tour over ‘security alert’

September 18, 2021

The Black Caps have abandoned their tour of Pakistan on the day of their first match after being warned by the New Zealand government of an “escalated” security threat.
New Zealand’s decision to abandon their tour came after “an escalation in the New Zealand government threat levels for Pakistan”. New Zealand Cricket (NZC) has Read more

Scientists expect Kakila will roam into water again

September 17, 2021

Freshwater garfish, known as Kakila in Bangladesh, once found in open water bodies, especially in rivers, canals, haors etc., is a delicious fish that is rich in nutrients, but now it is almost extinct, due to the effects of climate, natural disasters and various man-made habitats, damage to breeding grounds and the number of the fish began decreasing drastically. Although its found in some areas in the region, the quantity is very low.
Hopefully, scientists from the Freshwater Sub-station of the Bangladesh Fisheries Research Institute (BFRI) in Jessore have succeeded in Read more

Nancy ties the knot through grand reception

September 17, 2021

Celebrated singer Nazmun Munira Nancy tied the knot with lyricist Mohsin Mehedi through a lavish wedding reception.
The “Ek Prithibi Prem” singer shared her bridal and holud ceremony pictures in her verified Facebook account.
The couple got married amidst the presence of their loved ones. Nancy’s elder daughter Rodela was Read more

Get Your First Look at Netflix’s ‘Persuasion’ Adaptation

September 17, 2021

Jane Austen’s novel ‘Persuasion’ is being adapted by the streaming giant Netflix for a feature-length project, which will reportedly star Fifty Shades alum Dakota Johnson taking on the role of Anne Elliot. Helmed by British theater director Carrie Cracknell, the film will take a “modern, witty approach” to Austen’s famous work, Variety reported.
A highly respected name in British Read more

Dr Md. Sabur Khan honored as a Board Member of Eurasian Universities Union (EURAS)

September 14, 2021

Founder & Chairman of Daffodil International University (DIU) Bangladesh, Dr Md. Sabur Khan has been honoured as a Board Member of Eurasian Universities Union (EURAS); announced in the recent Annual General Assembly held in Istanbul, Turkey. Being the Board Member of EURAS, Dr Khan will contribute to the advancement of the mission of EURAS by setting futuristic Read more

A Milestone in the Economic Empowerment of Human Trafficking Survivors

September 14, 2021

On 12 September 2021, ACI Limited and Winrock International’s Ashshash project formally signed a pivotal ‘Memorandum of Understanding’ (MoU) that will extend support for skill-based employment opportunities and self-employment prospects for human trafficking survivors. ACI Limited will be able to widen the coverage and geographical footprints of their products via adept Read more

LPG costlier in Bangladesh than in India

September 14, 2021

Says CAB at public hearing
The price of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) in Bangladesh is higher than the price in India, so the operators’ demand for a higher price does not hold water, said the Consumers’ Association of Bangladesh (CAB) yesterday.
Earlier in April, the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) had for the first time fixed the retail price of LPG, progressively becoming the fuel of choice for Read more

Medical colleges in Bangladesh resume in-person classes

September 14, 2021

First, second and final year students of all medical colleges and other health institutions across the country resumed their in-person classes yesterday with much enthusiasm after about one and a half years.
All educational institutions, including all 43 public and 70 private medical colleges and about 40 health education institutes, were closed on March 17 last year to Read more

Actress Mahiya Mahi ties the knot

September 13, 2021

Dhallywood actress Mahiya Mahi has tied the knot with Gazipur businessman and politician Rakib Sarker.
Rakib Sarker announced the news of their marriage through a Facebook post today.
The caption read, “Alhamdulillah. Mahiya Mahi and I have got married today at 12:05 midnight. Earlier on, news about Read more

Rameez Raja formally elected chairman of Pakistan Cricket Board

September 13, 2021

Former Pakistan captain and renowned cricket commentator Ramiz Raja on Monday became the new chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) after being elected “unanimously and unopposed”, according to a press release issued by the board.
A special meeting of the Board of Governors elected the 36th Read more

Pori Moni resumes incomplete works

September 13, 2021

Following an eventful one month, popular film actress Pori Moni has recently returned to work. She will complete her remaining film projects and will also start shooting for her newly-signed movies. Last Tuesday and Wednesday, Pori Moni, real name Shamsunnahar Smrity, attended a dubbing session in the capital for director Iftekhar Shuvo’s upcoming movie Mukhosh, which received government funding. Starring as Sohana Sabrin, a Read more

Kids’ joy brings schools to life

September 13, 2021

School and college compounds across the country sprang into life once again as students stepped inside classrooms after 543 days of closure caused by the pandemic.
Relief, excitement and joy were writ large on the faces of students who once more resumed an activity that had seemed so natural until Covid-19 turned their worlds upside down on Read more

Cristiano Ronaldo back at ManUnited with dream double

September 12, 2021

What a dream comeback! On Saturday afternoon, Cristiano Ronaldo put on the Manchester United dress for the first time in twelve years – and scored straight away. And because one goal does not meet the demands of Mr. Ronaldo, he netted twice in the 4-1 home win against Newcastle of the “Red Devils”.
Ronaldo was thrown right into the starting lineup in a game that had the feel Read more

Snakes help monitor Fukushima Fallout

September 11, 2021

Researchers have equipped snakes with tracking devices and dosimeters to measure the radiation levels in the vicinity of the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in Japan, in which there were three core meltdowns in March 2011 – one of the largest anthropogenic releases of radioactive contamination in history.
Radiation leaks forced tens of thousands of people to flee the area. Many have returned in the 10 years since but Read more

Pele continues in the intensive care unit after surgery

September 11, 2021

Brazil’s football legend Pele is still receiving intensive medical treatment after a tumor has been removed from the intestine. “The patient Edson Arantes do Nascimento is recovering satisfactorily,” said a medical bulletin from the Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo, published by the Brazilian media on Friday (local time).
According to this, the 80-year-old is conscious and Read more

New Zealand series ends on sour note

September 10, 2021

Bangladesh end the successful series against New Zealand on a sour note as they lost the fifth and final Twenty20 of the series by 27 runs at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Friday.
Afif Hossain played a lone hand for the Tigers with a valiant unbeaten 49 off 33 balls but could only take them to 134-8 at the end of the 20 overs Read more

I’ve dreamed about it so often: Lionel Messi

September 10, 2021

He has “dreamed of it so often,” he cheers on Instagram: The Argentine superstar Lionel Messi has overtaken the Brazilian soccer legend Pele as the record goal scorer in South America. In the World Cup qualifier against Bolivia in Buenos Aires on Thursday, Messi scored all three goals and now has 79 goals for the Albiceleste. League leaders Brazil beat Peru 2-0 (2-0) in Recife Read more

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