Nagad offers up to 30pc bonus in SWAP deals

August 19, 2021

Bangladesh Post Office mobile financial arm Nagad and re-commerce firm SWAP launched a campaign titled ‘Choice is Yours’ where Nagad users can avail 10 to 30 per cent bonus in any deal. Under the offer in SWAP, ‘Nagad Deal E Beshi Labh’, Nagad users can buy and sell used products like cell phone, laptop, motorbike, furniture, car and other items with the bonus Read more

FB pays Tk 2.27cr in VAT for July in Bangladesh

August 19, 2021

Facebook filed value-added tax worth Tk 2.27 crore against its business in the month of July in Bangladesh on Tuesday. For July, Facebook Ireland Limited paid Tk 2,64,91,643, Facebook Payments International Limited Tk 16,785 and Facebook Technologies Ireland Limited paid Tk 2,294 in VAT. Earlier in June, Facebook was the first non-resident organisation to file VAT returns Read more

Remembering Zahir Raihan, the legend

August 19, 2021

Today is the 86th anniversary of birth of renowned filmmaker, writer and freedom fighter Zahir Raihan.
Zahir Raihan was born at Majupur village in Feni on August 19, 1935.
Zahir Raihan, who made immense contribution towards shaping Bangla films, made his silver-screen debut as a director in the film Kokhono Asheni in 1961. He also made the then Pakistan’s first colour film Read more

Parimani remanded for one more day

August 19, 2021

A Dhaka metropolitan magistrate court on Thursday put Dhallywood star Pori Moni on a one-day remand for the third time. Dhaka metropolitan magistrate Atikul Islam passed the order. The actress was produced before the court by the Criminal Investigation Department in a case filed under the Narcotics Control Act. The CID requested the court to allow them a Read more

Pi calculated to new record of 62.8 trillion figures claims Swiss scientists

August 19, 2021

Scientists in Switzerland have set a new record for the value of the mathematical constant pi. With the help of powerful supercomputers, the scientists in Switzerland have obtained the mathematical constant pi (π) down to 62.8 trillion digits. This approximation beat the previous world record of 50 trillion decimal places, and was performed 3.5 times quicker Read more

Polish Olympian Maria Andrejczyk auctions silver medal to save sick infant’s life

August 18, 2021

Not even a fortnight since winning a silver medal at the Tokyo Olympics Polish javelin thrower Maria Andrejczyk auctioned off her Tokyo silver medal for $125,000 in order to save the life of an infant in her native Poland who is in need of heart surgery.
The silver medal was the first Olympic medal for Read more

Chinese-Canadian pop star Kris Wu arrested over alleged rape

August 17, 2021

The Chinese-Canadian popstar has been arrested on suspicion of rape in a high profile case following an accusation of raping a 17-year-old girl while she was drunk and lured young women into sexual relationships.
The prosecutor’s office of the Beijing district of Chaoyang said Monday that the arrest of Wu Yi Fan, the legal Chinese name for the singer, has been formally approved. The office gave no further Read more

Saif Ali Khan’s life ‘changed’ after Taimur’s birth

August 17, 2021

The actor wrote about it in Kareena Kapoor’s book, Pregnancy Bible
Bollywood star Saif Ali Khan was already a father of two when he welcomed Taimur in 2016 with now-wife Kareena Kapoor. In a recent interview, Saif Ali Khan revealed that his life “changed” after Taimur was born. According to Pinkvilla, Saif Ali Khan shared in Pregnancy Bible: “When Kareena got pregnant, we told ourselves we would live the same life. We’d continue to travel as we always had, to Paris, London, Gstaad. We’d take Read more

BCB to ensure same bio-bubble for Kiwis

August 17, 2021

Bangladesh Cricket Board will replicate the bio-bubble arrangements they provided for Australia in the recently concluded series in the forthcoming home series against New Zealand
The home of cricket in Mirpur once again returned to its usual business. The cricketers started the optional individual training session ahead of the upcoming home Read more

Tigers set to get back to grind

August 16, 2021

Following a short break after their historic 4-1 T20I series win over Australia last week, the Tigers are all set to return to a busy schedule within the next few days. The cricketers are scheduled to start optional individual training at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur from today, but Mushfiqur Rahim started training a few days back. Selectors are expected to announce the squad for Read more

Vivo launches the Y53s in Bangladesh

August 16, 2021

Vivo launched of its latest smartphone, Y53s, in Bangladesh. The phone is equipped with a massive 5,000 mAh battery and 33W FlashCharge technology, triangular camera setup of 64 MP Rear Camera, 2MP Bokeh camera and a 2MP macro camera. The smartphone also has an advanced Multi-Style Portrait feature, which uses Bokeh effects, AI Face Beauty, and tone adjustments, and Read more

Sprinter Sumaiya leaves for Kenya

August 16, 2021

World Athletics U-20 C’ship
Sprinter Sumaiya leaves for Kenya
Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protisthan athlete Sumaiya Dewan on Sunday left for Nairobi, Kenya, to take part in the women’s 100 metre sprint event of the 2021 World Athletics U-20 Championships, scheduled to be held from August 17 to 22.
Sumaiya is scheduled to compete in the heats on Read more

Shilpi Samity’s stance on Pori Moni issue is mysterious: Shakib Khan

August 15, 2021

Renowned Dhallywood actor Shakib Khan shared his viewpoints on social media about the much talked about arrest of Pori Moni. Shakib Khan wrote on his official Facebook page,
“Being her colleague, as far as I know, Pori Moni grew up without having her parents around her,” said Shakib. “There is a huge difference in the way she grew up, compared to others of her age with Read more

Poisonous snake died from human bite

August 15, 2021

Snake bites man, he bites back and kills it in an odd case of ‘revenge
A 45-year-old man was bitten by a poisonous snake on his way back from work in a paddy field. He was able to catch the snake even after biting. After getting angry he bit the snake repeatedly till it died. The incident took place recently in Odisha, India.
Kishore Badra, from Gambharipatia village in Jajpur district in eastern India’s Odisha state, was bitten by a Read more

News that made Messi and wife cry

August 13, 2021

Lionel Messi is one of the best stars in world football. The Argentine superstar recently left Spanish giants Barcelona to join Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) in France. Messi has ended all other formalities, including a contract with the club. The PSG has already practiced with other PSG players.
Messi also held his first press conference by joining PSG. Messi has Read more

Bail denied, Pori Moni and Mou sent to jail

August 13, 2021

Film actress Pori Moni, model Mariam Akhter Mou and three others were sent to jail today on completion of remands in three separate cases filed with Banani and Mohammadpur police stations under the Narcotics Control Act. The three others are: Raz Multimedia owner Nazrul Islam Raz, his associate Md Sabuj Ali and Pori Moni’s associate Ashraful Islam Read more

Ramos invites Messi to stay at his house, again

August 12, 2021

According to El País journalist Juan Irigoyen, Ramos has already contacted Messi, who just landed in Paris this week after signing for PSG, to offer up his home to the former Barca player and his family while they look for a new residence in the French capital.
“If you and your family prefer to be in a house rather Read more

Mr. Champion

August 12, 2021

Shakib voted ICC player of the month for July 2021
Shakib Al Hasan delivers a great performance in Zimbabwe tour in July. The world’s best all-rounder has shined in Tests, ODIs and T20s in the full series. Due to his great performance, he took place in the top three of the best cricketers of July. In the end, Shakib won the title of the best cricketer of July. The International Cricket Council (ICC) has selected the Bangladeshi Read more

Shakib reclaimed top position

August 12, 2021

He has been voted the ICC Men’s Player of the Month for July 2021
Bangladesh ace all-rounder Shakib al Hasan has reclaimed the top spot in the ICC T20I all-rounder rankings and was also voted the ICC player of the month for July following Bangladesh’s first-ever bilateral series win against Australia.
Meanwhile, ace left-arm paceman Mustafizur Rahman, who Read more

Niloy Alamgir ties the knot

August 11, 2021

Actor and model Niloy Alamgir got married. The bride’s name is Tasnuva Tabassum Hridi. He is a first year student of Dhaka Home Economics College. However, Niloy updated the issue of marriage on Facebook on Wednesday, but the marriage was completed on July 7. Besides study Hridi is involved with journalism. Although she is not engaged in any institutional activities, she is in charge of public relations of Read more

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