Bangladesh to start Covid vaccine trial run for children aged 5-11 from August, 11

News Desk : dhakamirror.com On August 11, Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine doses will be administered to children aged 5-11 as part of a trial in Dhaka, Minister for Health and Family Planning Zahid Maleque said on Sunday. At the World Breastfeeding Week opening ceremony at the National Institute of Preventive and Social Medicine (Nipsom) auditorium in … Read more

BUP film fest closing ceremony held

News Desk : dhakamirror.com The two-day BUP Film Fest-2022 was concluded and awards were given out on Wednesday in the university’s Bijoy Auditorium by the department of mass communication and journalism of Bangladesh University of Professionals. In the event, 277 competitors from 40 prestigious public and private institutions competed in the short film, cosplay, script … Read more

DSCC approved Tk 6,741.28-crore budget for 2022-23 fiscal

News Desk : dhakamirror.com Yesterday, the Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) approved a Tk 6,741.28 crore budget for the fiscal year 2022–2023. DSCC’s 15th board meeting, which took place in Nagar Bhaban, approved the budget. The DSCC Mayor, Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh, remarked at the meeting, “With the hard efforts of our councillors and officers, … Read more

Nation celebrating Eid-ul-Azha

Eid-ul-Azha, one of the biggest religious festivals of the Muslims, is being celebrated across Bangladesh on Sunday with due solemnity, a sense of sacrifice and religious fervour amid the Covid outbreak for the second consecutive year.
The celebrations began with Eid congregations all over the country followed by the sacrifice of cattle head in the name of Allah.

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286 ISPs will be unplugged

Business Desk : dhakamirror.comFor failing to transfer their licenses in compliance with regulations, the telecom regulator has ordered International Internet Gateway (IIG) service providers to unplugged bandwidth connections of 286 internet service providers (ISP).The existing ISP licensees were required to convert their existing licenses to four new categories by December 2021 in accordance with the … Read more

Load shedding could continue until September

News Desk : dhakamirror.comThe government has no choice but to implement load shedding to handle the ongoing gas and electricity crises at least until the month of September (July 7, 2022), energy advisor to the Prime Minister Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury said on Thursday (July 7, 2022).Tawfiq said, they will advise the government to implement measures to … Read more

Animal waste must be disposed of by 10 pm on Eid day: LGRD minister

News Desk : dhakamirror.comThe trash from sacrificed animals shall be disposed of by 10 p.m. on Eid day (July 10, 2022), LGRD Minister Tajul Islam said on Thursday..The divisional commissioners, deputy commissioners, and local representatives have been instructed to take action to dispose of rubbish from all areas between 7pm and 10pm, the minister stated, … Read more

Freshers’ reception held at Banophool Adibashi Green Heart College

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A freshers’ reception, a prize-giving ceremony for meritorious students, and a cultural programme were held at Banophool Adibashi Green Heart College in Mirpur, Section-13 in Dhaka on Monday.
State minister for industries Kamal Ahmed Majumder was present as chief guest at the events while college governing body chairman prominent Buddhist monastic Ven Prajnananda Mahathera

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1,502 candidates selected for final test under DU “Cha” unit

The admission test result (General Knowledge) of Dhaka University’s “Cha” unit under the Faculty of Fine Arts for the 2021-22 academic session was published yesterday (June 22, 2022).
Total 1,502 candidates have been selected in the first step “General Knowledge” test, and now they have to sit for the final step —Figure Drawing test on July 2. There are

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1,000 tonnes of plastic will be collected from Dhaka by Unilever

In order to collect 1,000 tonnes of plastic from Dhaka in the upcoming year, Unilever Bangladesh Ltd (UBL) and CIRCULAR, a socially motivated organization engaged in managing plastic trash, have teamed up.
According to a statement released by Unilever on Saturday, the plastic wastes (flexible, single-use and rigid) will be collected from the two city corporations of Dhaka from June this year to

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Shops, markets to close by 8:00pm from Monday

The government decision to close shopping malls, stores and kitchen markets across Bangladesh by 8:00pm daily would come into effect from Monday, said a Press Information Department handout on Sunday.
Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday directed the authorities concerned to take necessary steps to shut down shops, shopping malls, kitchen markets, etc by 8:00 pm to save electricity and

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DU announces Tk 922.48cr budget keeping 1.63pc for research

The Dhaka University authorities on Thursday announced its proposed annual budget of Tk 922.48 crore for the financial year 2022-23, keeping Tk 15.5 crore or 1.63 per cent for research.
DU Treasurer professor Mamtaz Uddin Ahmed placed the proposed budget at the annual senate session of the university at Nabab Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban with

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Metro rail can save Tk 3,500cr every year

The country’s first metro rail, once launched, will save around Tk 3,500 crore annually in terms of travel time and vehicle operation costs, metro rail authorities said.
The electricity-run trains to be operated on the Uttara-Motijheel route – formally known as Mass Rapid Transit Line-6 or MRT Line-6 – will reduce the number of other vehicles

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