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Month: January 2022

GP STAR customers to enjoy privileges at Go Kart arena and Chef’s Table Courtside

GP STAR customers to enjoy privileges at Go Kart arena and Chef’s Table Courtside

Breaking News, Business
Grameenphone has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with United Group to offer more privileges to its STAR customers. Recently, Sheikh Md. Faruk Hossain, Director, Sales & Marketing, United Property Solutions Limited and Hasan Ahmed Towhid, Head of Loyalty Management, Grameenphone, signed the MoU on behalf of respective concerns during a signing ceremony held United House, Madani Avenue, United City. Under this partnership campaign, from now onwards, GP STAR customers will be able to avail of special discounts at the newly-launched Go Kart arena and Chef’s Table Courtside of United Group. GP STAR customers can enjoy a 10% discount on Go Kart’s ticket price and up to a 10% discount on menus of the restaurants at Chef’s Table Courtside. Meanwhile, STAR Platinum a...
Sisimpur launching new initiative to promote internet safety for children

Sisimpur launching new initiative to promote internet safety for children

Breaking News, Entertainment
Sesame Workshop Bangladesh, the producer of favorite children’s program Sisimpur, is launching Safe Internet and Early Childhood Development, an initiative to promote a safe internet environment for young children by increasing access to and awareness of safe online Internet spaces. Sesame Workshop Bangladesh will also develop and share engaging content on Sisimpur’s learning platforms as part of the initiative, which will reach children across Bangladesh. According to recent research by Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK) in 2021, around 30 percent of children face different types of abuse in virtual platforms and 8 percent of them encounter sexual harassment. The new initiative, which is funded by the Internet Society Foundation (ISF), will seek to create safe online spaces for children and...
US-Bangla has started 11th Intl Route Dhaka-Sharjah

US-Bangla has started 11th Intl Route Dhaka-Sharjah

Breaking News, Business
US-Bangla Airlines has launched Sharjah flights to the United Arab Emirates, one of the popular destinations in the Middle East. The flight from Dhaka to Sharjah officially started operating as the 11th international route from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, Dhaka at 9 pm on Sunday, January 30. Prayers are offered to the great Creator before the flight begins. Mr. AKM Junaid, Director-Customer Service, Capt. Nur Uddin Al Masood Director Flight Operations of US-Bangla Airlines, Mr. Zulfiqar Ali, General Manager-Operations, Mr. Emran Ahmed, General Manager-Customer Service, Mr. AK Azad, General Manager- Customers Service and other high officials were present at the inaugural ceremony of Dhaka-Sharjah Flight. Initially US-Bangla is going to operate flights on Dhaka-Sharjah rou...
Rome city as tourist Spot

Rome city as tourist Spot

Breaking News, Feature
Mohaimanul Islam Neon Rome, a city of historical and archeological monuments, attracts tourists worldwide. If you are a tour lover and are thinking of going to a unique traditional place then Rome is the best place for you. A perfect blend of historical tradition with ancient icons such as the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, and the Pantheon will remind you of the golden age of this city. To enjoy your free day with charm, you may go to visit the Via del Corso, the best shopping mall in Rome where you can buy for yourself and your loved ones numerous good luck charms. While on the go you will be hungry. That is the time to taste the best foods that Rome can offer. You must be aware of the popular Italian food already, no matter which part of the world you are from. It's time ...
Webinar on “Sustainability Practices in the Bank Sector of Bangladesh”

Webinar on “Sustainability Practices in the Bank Sector of Bangladesh”

Breaking News, Education
On the 19th January, ULAB Sustainable Development Club successfully conducted a webinar on “Sustainability practices in the banking sector of Bangladesh and the scope of future employment with the presence of more than 80 participants from ULAB and other renowned universities. Professor Imran Rahman, Vice-Chancellor ULAB graced the occasion with his insightful opening remarks. He shared his concern about the necessity of sustainable practices in our day-to-day life. Moreover, he shared his gratitude for the adaptation of sustainability that Bangladesh has made in the bank sector over the last few years. Lastly, he thanked ULAB sustainable development club for arranging a fruitful session. The webinar was astoundingly conducted by Ms. Tahmina Zaman Khan, Head of Sustainability &am...
Demand to ban smoking zones for making public places 100% smoke free

Demand to ban smoking zones for making public places 100% smoke free

Breaking News, National
  Journalists and dignitaries have demanded that the law must be amended to make all public places, including restaurants and tourist areas, 100% smoke-free. The demand was made at a virtual meeting on January 25. The meeting was attended by members of the Executive Committee of Aviation and Tourism Journalists Forum of Bangladesh (ATJFB), officials of Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids Bangladesh and the tobacco control project of Dhaka Ahsania Mission. Md. Mukhlesur Rahman, Assistant Director, Health Sector, Dhaka Ahsania Mission delivered the welcome address at the meeting presided over by ATJFB President and ATN Bangla News Editor Nadira Kiron. Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids Bangladesh's Lead Policy Advisor Md. Mostafizur Rahman and Tanzim Anwar, General Secretary of ATJFB a...
Planning to buy a Washing Machine? Keep these four things in check!

Planning to buy a Washing Machine? Keep these four things in check!

Lifestyle
As winter has now embraced us, hand-washing clothes have become more difficult, elevating the need to use a washing machine for many. However, deciding on which machine to buy can often become quite overwhelming. To make things easier, here are a few things to keep in mind before you pick the perfect washing machine for your interior! Capacity Washing machines come in different capacities (measured in kilograms), ranging from 5-16KG per cycle. It represents the weight of clothes it can hold. If you have a big family, it is advisable to go for a machine with a higher capacity because a smaller machine shall require more time with the clothes divided into multiple wash-cycles. If it is just a small family of two or three, a low-capacity machine shall also do just fine! Type Washing m...
ULAB holds grand finale of DifferenceMaker

ULAB holds grand finale of DifferenceMaker

Breaking News, Education
The University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) organized the grand finale of DifferenceMaker 2021, a youth entrepreneurship competition designed for university students, virtually on Saturday (22 January). ULAB DifferenceMaker program is organized under the licensing agreement with the renowned DifferenceMaker Programme of the University of Massachusetts Lowell. EMK Center provided technical support to organize the event. DifferenceMaker is a campus-wide program that helps students solve problems and pursue their ideas, with a focus on having a positive impact on the world. The initiative provides students with resources to solve their problems and make their ideas into realities. The objective of the program is to help students develop a creative mindset and make a difference in...
UCB students pioneering journey commence with MUFY program

UCB students pioneering journey commence with MUFY program

Breaking News, Education
The much-anticipated Monash University Foundation Year (MUFY) Orientation program has taken place on January 19, 2022. The historic program marked the pioneering step of the official batch under Universal College Bangladesh (UCB), the only Ministry of Education-approved international education provider in Bangladesh. The event was held successfully, with the presence of eminent academicians, distinguished UCB officials, and respected guests, along with the batch of aspiring students. Among the attendees were – Dr. Sandeep Ananthanarayanan, Group Chief Executive Officer, STS Group; Prof. Sarwar Ahmed, Ph.D., Dean of Academic Affairs, UCB; Alphonsa Pakiam, Head, South Asia and Africa, Monash University, Admission and Communication, Australia; Daniel Lum, Senior Executive, International ...
Inspired by innumerable milestones achieved in 2021, Likee steps into new year

Inspired by innumerable milestones achieved in 2021, Likee steps into new year

Breaking News, Technology
Popular short video creation and sharing app Likee has begun the new year with a significant number of milestones achieved in 2021 in terms of creator ecosystem, content categories, platform’s new features, user activity, and brand collaboration. Likee has played a significant role in the optimization of the creators’ ecosystem in 2021. In the last year, Likee launched abundant creators’ recruitment and talent show programs around the world and attracted more than 10Knew creators to join the platform successfully. Likee Bangladesh sent two top creators, Nusan and Marjia Mimi, to participate in the competition ‘2020 Bangladeshi Digital Award’ held in 2021, where both of them won the ‘Best Content Creator’ award. In the first half-year of 2021, Likee held the Likee Star Idol Series...