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  • Commerce Minister: EPZ workers satisfied with facilities and labour rights

    Commerce Minister: EPZ workers satisfied with facilities and labour rights

    Honourable commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed said the working environment of EPZs is very good and suggested that workers at the EPZs are getting higher salaries and other facilities than non EPZ workers. They are getting opportunities to bargain with owners through Workers Welfare Association (WWA). He asserted this at the opening ceremony of Remi Holdings

  • Analysis: Clouds linger following Turkish Twitter storm over Mir Quasem

    Analysis: Clouds linger following Turkish Twitter storm over Mir Quasem

    By the evening of September 3, thousands of tweets, retweets and screenshots of memorandums, almost all in Turkish and published by various pressure groups, had started to flood the social media sphere

  • Sysnova ICT Computer: providing students with low-cost computing

    Sysnova ICT Computer: providing students with low-cost computing

    Remember the controversial TV news report on a few SSC and HSC students who failed to answer some of the most basic general questions like the differences between hardware and software? Not anymore, now that Sysnova Information Systems Ltd have taken matters into their own hands. The tech-company recently announced the nationwide availability of the

  • Magnito Digital bag eight awards at Commward 2016

    Magnito Digital bag eight awards at Commward 2016

    Magnito Digital, one of the leading digital agencies of Bangladesh, has bagged an astounding eight awards at the recently concluded Commward 2016, held on September 3, at Le Meridien Hotel, Dhaka. Commward is an initiative of Bangladesh Brand Forum, in association with Cannes Lions and The Daily Star. It is the country’s most prestigious award

  • Tauqir Ahmed bags two at Kosovo film festival

    Tauqir Ahmed bags two at Kosovo film festival

    Bangladeshi actor-filmmaker Tauqir Ahmed bagged two awards at an international film festival held in Kosovo titled The Goddess on the Throne. Ahmed’s recent feature film Unnamed, which is now in theaters, clinched the best director award along with the best screenplay award. Taquir Ahmed was present at the award ceremony held on September 4, spotted

  • BSA holds Mullobodher Natya Utsob 2016

    BSA holds Mullobodher Natya Utsob 2016

    Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy(BSA) has arranged a seven day long play fest at the Experimental Theater Hall titled Mullobodher Natya Utsob 2016. On September 4, the fourth day of the festival, the District Shilpakala Academy of Barisal staged Shaman Moisan’s Soorak under the direction and planning of Hasanur Rahid Makud. The play reflects on gender discrimination

  • Documentary on Professor Anisuzzaman wrapped up

    Documentary on Professor Anisuzzaman wrapped up

    Writer-filmmaker Masud Karim, who is famed for his documentary Krishnakoli, recently wrapped up  a documentary on the life and works of Dhaka University Professor Emeritus Anisuzzaman. The documentary is titled Batighar. Shooting was partially done in Dhaka, Khulna, Kolkata and London covering the vivid life journey of this man, beginning from his childhood. Many unknown

  • Mawra star-struck

    Mawra star-struck

    Pakistani actress Mawra Hocane, who made her Bollywood debut with Sanam Teri Kasam earlier this year, was rumoured to be with Ranbir Kapoor already. Many are claiming she is Ranbir’s partner especially since his very loud break up with Katrina Kaif. However, she denied the dating rumours. The 23-year-old has indeed learnt from her mistakes.

  • Keanu’s JW2

    Keanu’s JW2

    Keanu Reeves, one of America’s favourite living actors, turns 52 on September 1, 2016. Reeves, the first actor to depict DC Comics antihero John Constantine in live action, is best known for his roles in films like The Matrix and Speed. Currently, he’s working on a sequel to his 2014 indie hit John Wick. Reeves,

  • The dawn of the SUVs

    The dawn of the SUVs

    What further proof do we need to assert that SUVs are here to stay, with chances higher than the Maserati Levante? The Porsche Cayenne set the trend and now all the giants of the automotive industry are falling in line to get their version of a “Sports Utility Vehicle” out on the streets. Although Maserati

  • University Review: The Empire Strikes Back

    University Review: The Empire Strikes Back

    This is the third in a five-part review series of top US and UK-based universities

  • Prices of native cattle up in Rajshahi

    Prices of native cattle up in Rajshahi

    As the Eid-ul-Azha is only a few days ahead, buyers have started crowding at cattle markets in Rajshahi city.

  • IFA findings

    IFA findings

    Berlin was the host of the biggest tech convention in Europe

  • Apex opens new outlet in Robindro Sarani, Uttara

    Apex opens new outlet in Robindro Sarani, Uttara

    In its pursuit to provide high quality footwear to its valued customers, Apex has opened a new store located in Robindro Sarani, Uttara. The outlet has been designed to enhance the customer experience and assuring they have a memorable one, when visiting the store. The stores ensures a diverse collection of all the shoes, sandals,

  • Anti-terrorism and militancy discussion held at UIU

    Anti-terrorism and militancy discussion held at UIU

    An Anti-terrorism and militancy discussion was held at United International University (UIU) auditorium yesterday. Prof Dr M Rezwan Khan, Vice Chancellor, United International University; presided over the ceremony while Prof Dr Chowdhury Mofizur Rahman, Pro-Vice Chancellor, UIU; Abdul Latif Sarder, Officer In Charge, Dhanmondi Thana; and Prof Dr Md Abu Saklayen, Proctor, UIU; attended the

  • Road to championship

    Road to championship

    The finale of the Inter-university debate competition and prize giving ceremony was jointly organised by the Literature and Debating clubs of Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP). It was held yesterday, at the universty’s premises. Among 36 teams from 13 universities across the country, Dhaka University’s ‘Group of Debaters -1’ and ‘IBA-1’ secured their positions as

  • Seminar on anti-terrorism held at BUFT

    Seminar on anti-terrorism held at BUFT

    BGMEA University of Fashion and Technology (BUFT) organised a seminar on anti-terrorism on September 3rd, 2016, in the BUFT auditorium as per instruction of the Government of the Peoples Republic of Bangladesh and UGC. Muzaffar U Siddique, Founder Chairman, Board of Trustees, BUFT, was present as the chief guest of the program. Reaz-Bin-Mahmood, member of

  • Minar: Busy as a Bee

    Minar: Busy as a Bee

    Minar Rahman is a young and busy musician who is currently working on numerous projects with multiple producers like Emon Chowdhury, Shajid Sarker and Joy Shahriar. On top of that, he has multiple tracks coming out very soon. How often do you see a good artist working with different labels, simultaneously? Well, he is one

  • SteelBorn’s debut single out now

    SteelBorn’s debut single out now

    Last week, SteelBorn – a pure hard rock band from Bangladesh has launched their debut single “Crodh” from Mushroom Entertainment’s banner, ME Label worldwide. ME Label is the distribution partner for their single to be release on all international, Bangladeshi and Indian platforms digitally. Also, an outstanding lyrical music video was released on YouTube. The

  • Jalal’s Story to feature in four more international film festivals

    Jalal’s Story to feature in four more international film festivals

    Abu Shahed Emon’s Jalal’s Story was released in local theatres, in September last year, and consecutively ran for 11 weeks in some of them. The film, which represented Bangladesh for the best Foreign Language Film category in Oscar 2015, garnered attention of both critiques and audiences alike. Premièred at the Busan Film Festival in 2014,

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