Bangladesh-India Mitali Express to begin maiden journey tomorrow

May 31, 2022

By Dhaka Mirror : dhakamirror.com
Mitali Express, the third passenger train to be operated between India and Bangladesh, is set to start its maiden journey tomorrow morning.
Railways Minister Nurul Islam Sujan, who is now visiting India, and Indian Railways Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw will jointly flag off the new train virtually from the Rail Bhavan in New Delhi at Read more

Policeman killed in Dhaka road accident

May 31, 2022

A policeman was killed in a road accident at Kakrail crossing in Dhaka on Monday night.
The deceased was identified as Md Shahidul Islam, 46, a constable of Gazipur Highway Police. He was from Iswarganj upazila in Mymensingh.
Ramna police subinspector Subir Kumar Karmakar said that the accident took Read more

2 Pran concerns win productivity award

May 31, 2022

By Business Desk : dhakamirror.com
Habiganj Agro Ltd and Sylvan Technologies Ltd, sister concerns of Pran-RFL Group, won National Productivity and Quality Excellence Award-2020 for enhancing productivity and manufacturing quality products.
On behalf of Habiganj Agro, Eleash Mridha, managing director of Pran Group, and Mostafizur Rahman, chief operating officer of Sylvan Technologies, received the award from Industries Read more

Bankers Club holds Eid reunion

May 31, 2022

By Dhaka Mirror : dhakamirror.com
Bankers Club of Bangladesh Limited organised ‘BCBL Eid Reunion’ at the Bankers Club Bhaban in Dhaka recently.
Mohammed Monirul Moula, managing director and CEO of Islami Bank Ltd was present as the chief guest at the event presided over by Mohammad Imtiaz Uddin, president of the Read more

22 universities discuss proposed changes in admission test

May 31, 2022

The vice-chancellors of 22 general, science and technology public universities in a meeting on Monday discussed dates, fees, examination centres and migration facilities to bring required changes in cluster-based admission tests.
Proposals were made to bring forward the date of admission tests, increase the fees for Read more

Mobile data usage per month doubles since covid pandemic

May 31, 2022

By Dhaka Mirror : dhakamirror.com
The mobile data traffic per month has reached almost doubled ever since the coronavirus pandemic began as businesses, schools and the public are forced to move their services online.
For example, the average monthly data usage of a single mobile customer was 2 gigabytes (GB) in March 2020 while it now stands at around 4.5 GB, according to Bangladesh Read more

‘Rickshaw Girl’ being screened in US for 4 weeks in a row

May 31, 2022

‘Rickshaw Girl’, directed by Amitabh Reza, is being screened in various states of the United States for four weeks in a row after its successful premiere in Manhattan and New York, said a press release.
‘Rickshaw Girl’ has already been screened in 52 cities across 18 states of the United States. Viewers in Arizona and California are enjoying the film screening this week Read more

Graduates from world’s top universities get new UK visa option

May 31, 2022

By Dhaka Mirror : dhakamirror.com
Graduates from the world’s top universities now have a new route into the United Kingdom.
The government says the “high-potential individual” route will attract the “brightest and best” early in their careers.
Under the scheme announced on Monday, graduates with a bachelor’s or master’s degree from the top 50 universities abroad can Read more

Angel Di Maria to retire from international football after World Cup in Qatar

May 31, 2022

By Dhaka Mirror : dhakamirror.com
Angel Di Maria has indicated that he will retire from international football after the World Cup.
At 34, the Argentinian international, whose contract with PSG will end at the end of June, announced on Monday that he would retire from international football.
“After this World Cup, it will be time. There are a lot of guys who are at international Read more

FIFA WC trophy scheduled to tour Dhaka on June 8

May 31, 2022

By Dhaka Mirror : dhakamirror.com
The FIFA World Cup trophy is scheduled to tour Bangladesh for 36-hour in early June, Bangladesh Football Federation general secretary Abu Nayeem Shohagh told media on Monday. ‘The trophy will arrive in Dhaka on June 8 and leave the following day for a 36-hour tour of Bangladesh,’ said Shohagh.
The trophy tour will be accompanied by a seven-member FIFA delegation, including Read more

3 Toyota models to be available from June 4

May 30, 2022

For the first time, Navana Ltd-Toyota will launch three new models of two different categories on the same platform on June 4.
The range of vehicles that will be on display are the all new Veloz, Raize and 3rd generation Avanza, a press release said Read more

‘Reckless driving’ claims 10 lives

May 30, 2022

25 hurt as bus crashes into tree
Ten people, including a nine-year-old, died and 25 others were seriously injured as a bus of Jamuna Line Transport crashed into a tree in Sanuhar area of Ujirpur, Barishal, in the early morning yesterday.
Survivors of the crash said they repeatedly asked the driver to slow down the vehicle, but he did not listen and kept on driving recklessly Read more

How many poor students at pvt universities studying for free? HC asks

May 30, 2022

The High Court today (May 30, 2022) wanted a report on how many underprivileged students and children of freedom fighters have received the opportunity to study at private universities without paying tuition fees since 2010 under the relevant law.
The University Grants Commission (UGC) has been ordered to submit the report to the Read more

RU halts teacher’s promotion over sexual harassment of 2 students

May 30, 2022

Rajshahi University authorities have suspended the four-year increment of a teacher, and also his promotion, for harassing sexually and mentally two students of the university’s Institute of Education and Research (IER).
The decision was taken against Assistant Professor Bishnu Kumar Adhikari at the university’s 514th Syndicate meeting chaired by Vice-Chancellor Prof Golam Sabbir Sattar yesterday Read more

7UP TVC features Shakib, Fido Dido

May 28, 2022

A new television commercial of lemon and lime flavoured non-caffeinated soft drink 7UP was released on Monday as a part of a “Think Fresh” summer campaign featuring brand ambassador Shakib Al Hasan.
It portrays Shakib making his way through a situation in life taking inspiration from 7UP’s mascot Fido Dido and motivates youngsters to be calm and tackle every tough situation with Read more

Amber Heard: It’s easy to forget I’m a human being

May 28, 2022

Amber Heard says she felt humiliated and had faced hundreds of daily death threats after testifying at Johnny Depp’s trial against her.
Speaking on the final day of the trial before closing statements, the actress said: “Perhaps it’s easy to forget, but I am a human being.”
Mr Depp, 58, is suing Ms Heard, 36, over an article she wrote in which she said she was the victim of abuse Read more

Poacher held with 40 kg venison in Sundarbans

May 28, 2022

Forest officials have detained a poacher and recovered 40 kg venison and hides of four deer from his possession in the Sundarbans of Bagerhat.
The detainee is Mizan Hawlader (45) of Panirghat area of Sharankhola upazila of Bagerhat, reports our local correspondent, quoting Muhammad Sadiq Mahmud, officer-in-charge Read more

Fun trip turns tragic

May 28, 2022

Three Buet staffers killed in Bandarban road crash; five labourers die in separate accident in Sirajganj
Three tourists were killed and six others injured as a microbus carrying them crashed into a roadside ditch in Bandarban’s Thanchi upazila Thusdayday morning.
Among the victims are eight employees of Buet’s security unit, said police.
Another road crash in Sirajganj left five labourers dead and four others injured Read more

Sri Lanka thrash Bangladesh to keep series-winning record intact

May 28, 2022

It all came crumbling down for Bangladesh just after Lunch on the fifth and final day of their series-deciding Test against Sri Lanka at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur today.
After Asitha Fernando bagged a 10-wicket haul to bundle out Bangladesh for 169 in their second innings, Sri Lanka got over the line in just 3 overs into their second innings as the Read more

Tigresses finally part of ICC Women’s Championship

May 28, 2022

The International Cricket Council on Wednesday included Bangladesh and Ireland in the next Women’s Championship for the first time and created a 10-team league for the qualification of the 2025 ICC Women’s World Cup.
All the 10 teams will play eight three-match series each during the 2022-25 cycle Read more

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