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Month: December 2021

THE 13TH EDITION OF BEST BRAND AWARD

THE 13TH EDITION OF BEST BRAND AWARD

Breaking News, Business
The 13th edition of the Best Brand Award took place on 29th December and honored the most loved brands of Bangladesh through an auspicious gala ceremony at Le Méridien, Dhaka. Bangladesh Brand Forum in partnership with Nielsen IQ and in association with The Daily Star organized the event. To inspire the brands of the country, Bangladesh Brand Forum has been honoring the most loved brands through Best Brand Award for the last 13 years. The objective of the Best Brand Award is to demonstrate and celebrate the success of the brands, achieved through tough and effortful initiatives. This year, the best brands were selected in 35 distinct categories and the initiative also recognized 15 overall top brands of the country. Best Brand Award started its journey with Nielsen in 2008 based ...
ULAB Holds 7th Inter-University Student Conference and Cultural Competition

ULAB Holds 7th Inter-University Student Conference and Cultural Competition

Breaking News, Education
The Department of English and Humanities (DEH) at the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) organized it's 7thInter-University Student Conference and Cultural Competition on December 29-30, 2021. This year, to celebrate the 50 years of the nation’s independence, the department chose the theme "Fifty Years of Bangladesh's Independence: Language, Literature, and Culture." Ms. Ameenah Ahmed, Member, ULAB Board of Trustees, and Mr. Liaquat Ali Lucky, Director General, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, graced the occasion as the Guests of Honor. Every year, the Department of English and Humanities organizes this student conference and cultural competition to foster scholarship and creativity in a friendly, competitive environment for students of all universities in Bangladesh. The...
Samsung best handset brand for the 4th time in a row!

Samsung best handset brand for the 4th time in a row!

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Samsung has done it again! Bangladesh Brand Forum has declared the eminent smartphone manufacturer to be the ‘No. 1 Mobile Handset Brand’ in Bangladesh for the 4th time in a row. Recently a celebratory event took place at Le Méridien, through Brandfest 2021, where Samsung was declared the winner of this prestigious accolade for their excellence and unnerving commitment by the Bangladesh Brand Forum. 2021 has been a difficult year for almost all the largescale industries and manufacturers. The highly-contagious coronavirus and the global lockdowns caused even many industry giants to struggle to cope up. Many unprecedented challenges were thrown to the smartphone manufacturers since maintaining their workforce, production, and supply chains besides researching innovation and market ex...
Dr. Shamsuddoha Khondoker New Chairman of EU

Dr. Shamsuddoha Khondoker New Chairman of EU

Breaking News, Education
Brave freedom fighter Dr. Shamsuddoha Khandokar has been elected the Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Eastern University (EU). He has been elected at the annual general meeting of the board of trustees held at 11 am on 30th December 2021. Former Additional Inspector General of Bangladesh Police and the former Chairman of Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) Dr. Shamsuddoha Khondker has been a student of the fourth batch in the department of Geography at Jahangirnagar University. He scored the record-breaking highest marks of all times at this university. He obtained first-class and was placed in the first in both his honors and masters. He conducted his doctoral studies on river research at Manchester University and successfully earned his Ph.D. During his serv...
Inauguration of the ICBBDB 2021 Intl Conference held at UIU

Inauguration of the ICBBDB 2021 Intl Conference held at UIU

Breaking News, Education
The inauguration of the International Conference on Bangabandhu and Digital Bangladesh (ICBBDB 2021), took place virtually today at 10:00 A.M due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The conference is organized by the Department of CSE of United International University (UIU), Bangladesh. The conference is Technically Co-sponsored by Springer and all accepted papers will be published in the proceedings of ICBBDB 2021 in CCIS by Springer. Mr. N M Zeaul Alam, Honorable Senior Secretary, Information and Communication Technology Division, Government of the Peoples Republic of Bangladesh was the Chief Guest while Dr. Khandoker Azizul Islam, Honorable Additional Secretary (ICT Promotion & Research Wing), Information and Communication Technology Division, Government of the Peoples Republic of Ban...
Samsung regains top position in South-East Asia markets

Samsung regains top position in South-East Asia markets

Breaking News, Business
Samsung has regained its top position in the South-East Asia (SEA) markets with a 23 percent share in the key SEA countries. SEA saw an 11 percent year-over-year (YoY) dip in its smartphone shipments in Q3 2021, according to Counterpoint’s Global Smartphone Channel Share Tracker. With markets beginning to reopen towards the end of the third quarter, Samsung was able to increase its shipments by shifting products quickly from its manufacturing facilities in Vietnam to stakeholders further down the channel. This helped Samsung recapture the leading position in the smartphone market of vital SEA countries. Samsung A series performed exceptionally well along with the Galaxy S21 range and Flip 3 models. OPPO (19% share) and Vivo (16% share) tried to sustain shipments despite the crunc...
Rizvi-Rakib duo stood at 20!

Rizvi-Rakib duo stood at 20!

Breaking News, Entertainment
Recently, under the banner of Tune Factory, modern music 'Purno Ful' with lyrics by Rezaur Rahman Rizvi has been published on their official YouTube channel. Popular artist Rakib Mosabbir has given the melody, music and voice of the song. And through this song, the number of songs composed by the Rizvi-Rakib duo stood at 20. In April 2013, Rakib Mosabbir sang the title song of the album for the first time in the words of Rezaur Rahman Rizvi on the album 'Sukh Pakhi'. Although not very regular since then, the songs of this pair are getting listeners. The song of the Rizvi-Rakib duo means something different to the listeners. In that series, this time on the occasion of the new year, the couple has released their new song 'Purno Ful'. In this context, musician Rakib Mosabbir said, ...
JUDO gets new executive body 

JUDO gets new executive body 

Breaking News, Education
JU correspondent Jahangirnagar University Debate Organisation formed a new executive committee for the next one year. Farhan Anjum Karim of the government and politics department and Zillal Hossain Sourav of the history department of the university were made president and general secretary of the organisation respectively, Former JUDO president Saimum Mousumi Bristy announced the new executive committee at the concluding session of the 16th founding anniversary celebration programme at university's Selim Al Deen Muktamancha on Saturday night. The other office bearers are vice-president Nur Ahmed Hossain Bindu, Jafar Imam, Taposhi Dey Prapti, joint secretary Monika Yesmin, Ratul Hasan, Sabuj Ahmed organising secretary Nirbachita Chakrabarty, co-organising secretary Mazhar Tahm...
Likee’s Partners Meetup 2021 ends on a high note

Likee’s Partners Meetup 2021 ends on a high note

Breaking News, Business
Popular short-video creation and sharing app Likee organized Partners Meetup 2021 to bring together prospective partners from different industries including media & communication, music label, OTT platforms and others, and explore future collaboration possibilities at Hotel Bengal Canary on 21 December 2021. All the high officials of Likee Bangladesh including Masud Rana, Head of Business Development of Likee Bangladesh and the representatives from different business partners such as Dhaka Post, CMV Music, CMV Drama, Eagle Music, Eagle Premier, VisualSceneBD, Fahim Music, Bongo BD, CINEMAWALA, CD Choice, Soundtek BD, Jagonews24.com, Le Point Original, Ten Minute School, NTV, RTV, Channel I and Bangla TV Channel were present at the event. Masud Rana, Head of Business Developme...
Starting a life together – Cost vs. comfort?

Starting a life together – Cost vs. comfort?

Breaking News, Feature
With the fall of the year and the weather outside getting chillier and chillier, the wedding season is back again in our contemporary societies. We can already feel the festive vibe everywhere, as we keep receiving invitations and getting tagged into selfies where all are wearing matching clothes every now and then. In the middle of all the ‘kacchi’ and ‘borhani’ shenanigans, weddings may seem to be all fun and games – until the program takes place in our own houses, among our own keens – and only then do we realize the harder part of it: the prepping! From breaking the ice between two families to ultimately tying the knot – there can be a stupendous number of responsibilities to take care of, as the bride and groom prepare for their new life together. Although the responsibilities ...