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Sabina Yasmin honoured with Firoza Begum Gold Medal

Live correspondent: Renowned Bangladeshi singer Sabina Yasmin has been honored with the prestigious Firoza Begum Memorial Gold Medal this year. She has been awarded in recognition of her contributions to music in the country. Dhaka University Vice Chancellor Prof Dr AAMS Arefin Siddique handed over the award to Sabina at an award giving ceremony at DU’s  Nabab Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate... details

World Environment Day observed at UAP

UAP Live: The Environment and Disaster Management Club (EDMC), University of Asia Pacific (UAP) celebrated the World Environment Day with great enthusiasm on June 05, 2016. With the theme “Fight against the illegal trade of wildlife. In this regard, a seminar on “World Environment Day 2016’’ was held where Dr. Abdullah A-Muyeed, Technical Advisor, WASH, WaterAid Bangladesh was... details

‘Make a happy world for mothers’

Live Correspondent: Speaker of the Jatiya Sangsad Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury today urged all to work together to ensure safety and happiness for every mother and asked all to say no to all types of repression towards them. "Let's make a happy world for them stopping all kinds of repression ... Let's work together to make their lives more beautiful, more protected and safer," she... details

Shab-e-Meraj today

Live Correspondent: The holy Shab-e-Meraj will be observed in the country on Wednesday night with due religious fervour, says news agency UNB. On 27th of Arabic month of Rajab every year, the Muslims observe the Shab-e-Meraj, the night when Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) embarked on a special journey to meet Allah. In the journey, the Prophet travelled on the “Buraq” to Heaven where Allah... details

DU VC condoles death of Afia Dil

DU Live: Dhaka University (DU) Vice-Chancellor  Professor Dr AAMS Arefin Siddique today expressed profound shock at the death of country's noted Philologist Dr Afia Dil. In a message of condolence, Arefin Siddique recalled her contributions in the field of language and literature, said a press release. He prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed deep sympathy to the... details

‘Members of Young generation must know true national history’

Live Correspondent: The members of young generation must know the true national history to become patriotic citizens for building the 'Sonar Bangla' as was dreamt by Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, speakers said here today. The District Information Office in association with district administration arranged the discussion on 'Historic Mujibnagar Day and Independence... details

Rushanara Ali appointed Trade Envoy for Bangladesh

International Live: On the occasion of Bengali New Year, British Prime Minister David Cameron has appointed Labour Party MP Rushanara Ali to join the cross-party "Trade Envoy" network as the Trade Envoy for Bangladesh. "The appointment underlines the importance the UK attaches to its trade and investment partnership with Bangladesh," a British High Commission statement said here today. It... details

JU celebrates Pahela Baishakh

JU Live: The teachers and students of Jahangirnagar University (JU) today observed the Pahela Baishakh, the first day of Bangla New Year-1423 here with traditional festivities and much enthusiasm. Marking the day, the teachers, students along with officers and stuffs of the university brought out a colorful procession from the premises of Teacher-Student Center (TSC) this morning with colorful... details

Nation celebrates Pahela Boishakh

Live Correspondent: Thousands of people thronged the streets and different popular places in the capital and elsewhere across the country as the nation today celebrated its most colourful and traditional festival Pahela Boishakh to welcome the Bangla New Year 1423. Cultural and musical groups started off the first day of the Bangla year with songs and other performances at city parks while... details

Nation set to celebrate Pahela Baishakh

Live Correspondent: The nation is set to celebrate "Pahela Baishakh", Bengali New Year, 1423 amid much enthusiasm and traditional gaiety as tens of thousands of people are expected to join the "Nabo Barsho" festivities across the country. Different socio-cultural organizations and government institutions have drawn up elaborate programmes like musical functions, colourful marches and... details

KU and KUET ready to celebrate Pahela Baishakh

Live Correspondent: Preparations for celebrations of 'Chaitra Sangkranti and 'Pahela Baishakh' with various colourful programmes are going on full swing in Khulna University (KU) and Khulna University and Engineering Technology (KUET).... details

Two-day book festival begins at Chittagong

Live Correspondent: A two-day book festival began at Chittagong Press Club (CPC) today with a view to habituating the new generation to reading books for improving their mental faculty. Eminent writer and poet Selina Hossain formally inaugurated the book fair at Abdul Khaleque Auditorium of CPC this noon. CPC has organized the book festival in order to showcase several hundred books... details

Senior journalist Altaf Mahmud dies

Live Correspondent: The president of Bangladesh Federal Union of Journalist (BFUJ) Altaf Mahmud has died two days after he underwent a major surgery. He was 65. He breathed his last around 8:45 am on Sunday at the capital`s Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) Hospital where he was admitted after being affected of neurological disorder on January 14. He is survived by wife,... details