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Month: August 2022

Bangamata sacrificed her whole life for Bangabandhu & Bengali Nation

Bangamata sacrificed her whole life for Bangabandhu & Bengali Nation

Breaking News, Opinion
Aleem Haider “There is no objection that you [Sheikh Mujib] are staying in jail, but please take care of your health. I am feeling upset to see your condition.” That was such message from Bangamata Fazilatunnesa for the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman who spent around 13 years of his life in jail for the liberation of the Bengali nation. Bangabandhu was struggling to liberate his people on one side, and there was a lady with great heart and boldness to not only support him from behind but also endured all disasters alone to survive her family members. Yes, she was none but Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib. She lost her father at the age of three and was married off to Sheikh Mujib, who was just 13 then. Later, Fazilatunnesa, also known as Renu, became the best fri...
Daraz hyping up customers with exciting deals under Shopamania Campaign

Daraz hyping up customers with exciting deals under Shopamania Campaign

Breaking News, Business
The country’s largest online marketplace Daraz Bangladesh https://www.daraz.com.bd/ is back again with the ‘Shopamania Campaign,’ presenting an array of exciting offers and discounts for customers. The campaign started on August 07, 2022, and is scheduled to run till August 16, 2022. During the campaign, customers can avail of lucrative deals, vouchers, and payment facilities on a huge range of purchases made on Daraz. Throughout the campaign period, customers can meet all their wants and needs at steal prices and deals available in a wide range of categories. Offers include Free Delivery on Selected Top Deals, Flash Sale, Shake Shake, and Mystery Box, in addition to around 1500 Mega Deals with a discount of up to BDT 12,000 along with approximately 5,000 Hot Deals. The campaign is sp...
Roundtable on ‘Mitigating ICT Skill Gap’ held

Roundtable on ‘Mitigating ICT Skill Gap’ held

Breaking News, National
A roundtable dialogue on mitigating the ICT skill gap was held on 30 July 2022 in BASIS moderated by Mr. AKM Ahmedul Islam BABU, Director of BASIS in collaboration with TechnTalents. Discussants expressed to have a different pay scale with a unique hierarchy for tech professionals and a separate law for knowledge-exercising human resources engaged in the ICT sector while addressing a meeting at Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS) in the capital on Saturday. The meeting was attended by Chairman of the Advisory Standing Committee Mr. M Rashidul Hasan, Learning and Earning Development Project Director and Deputy Secretary of ICT Division Mr. Md Humayun Kobir as a guest speaker, Founder of TechnTalents Mr. Mohammed Asif as the keynote speaker, Managing Direct...
Journal Publication Ceremony held at Bangladesh University

Journal Publication Ceremony held at Bangladesh University

Breaking News, Education
The publication ceremony of the Bangladesh University Journal (BUJ) was held today August 07, 2022, at Bangladesh University (BU) permanent campus, Mohammadpur, Dhaka. Distinguished fellow of Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) Prof. Dr. Mustafizur Rahman graced the program as chief guest while acting Vice-chancellor of BU Prof. Dr. Mesbah Kamal was in the chair. The program started with the welcome address by the Chief Editor, BUJ Editorial Board, and Head, Department of Economics Prof. Dr. Md. Tajul Islam. He elaborately discussed the background of the journal publication and the standard and importance of the articles published in this peer-reviewed journal. Among others Acting Treasurer of BU Mr. Kaaamrul Hasan: Registrar of BU and member, BUJ Editorial Board Brig. Gen. Md. Mahbubul Ha...
UNDP, Grameenphone and BIDA to create economic opportunities for all

UNDP, Grameenphone and BIDA to create economic opportunities for all

Breaking News, National
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA) and Grameenphone, jointly launched Graduate Employment in Private Sector Programme under an alliance called "FutureNation" today (07 August) at a hotel in Dhaka, to create economic opportunities for all and accelerate the journey towards a smart Bangladesh by 2041. Future Nation, an alliance of the private, public and development sectors, is created to accelerate the Nation's future economic growth by enhancing the skills and potential of youth by identifying opportunities for development, employment, entrepreneurship, and investment in the post-pandemic situation. Salman F Rahman, Private Industry and Investment Adviser to the Honorable Prime Minister; Zunaid Ahmed Palak, State Minist...
The Rise of Sheikh Mujib as the Nation’s Torchbearer (Episode-04)

The Rise of Sheikh Mujib as the Nation’s Torchbearer (Episode-04)

Special Feature
Aleem Haider Election in 1970 and victory of the Awami League  Bangabandhu was re-elected as the president of the Awami League on January 6 in 1970. The party at a working committee meeting decided that it would take part in the first-ever general elections in Pakistan, scheduled later that year. At a public rally at the Race Course ground (Suhrawardy Udyan) on June 7, Bangabandhu called upon people to elect his party to materialize the Six-Point demand. He chose the boat as his party’s election symbol and launched his campaign from Dhaka’s Dholai Khal. On October 28, he addressed the nation over radio and television and asked people to elect his party’s candidates to the National Assembly. However, a devastating cyclone devasted major parts of the coastal belt in Bangl...
NDF BD Core 2.0 Debate Competition held

NDF BD Core 2.0 Debate Competition held

Breaking News, National
On August 5 the second National Debate Federation Bangladesh (NDF BD) Core 2.0 debate competition was held at Raihan School and College, Azimpur, Dhaka. A total of 30 selected debaters from all over Bangladesh were divided into 10 teams and participated in the competition. Dr. Rafat Alam, Associate Professor of McEwan University, Canada, was the chief guest at the opening ceremony. Salma Begum, Moderator and Associate Professor of Govt. Titumir College Debate Club was the special guest. NDF BD Secretary General Ashiqur Rahman Akash, NDF BD Core to Zero convener and co-chairman Engineer Osama Rashed and others were also present as guests. National Television Debate champion debater, Blue Award recipient from Dhaka University, NDF BD Chairman AKM Shoaib presided over the event. Champio...
Quick tips to reduce energy consumption while doing laundry

Quick tips to reduce energy consumption while doing laundry

Breaking News, Feature
The entire world is going through an energy crisis, putting a significant impact on our daily lives. As responsible global citizens, it is upon us to conserve as much energy as possible by making small changes in our lifestyles. Here are a few tips and tricks to save electricity and water while doing laundry on washing machines, as it is a task that requires to be performed on a daily basis. Use Cold Water Washing clothes with warm water can be quite heavy on electricity. Hence, washing clothes at a temperature of 20°C or below can significantly minimize energy consumption. Fewer Washing Cycles Lesser the washing cycle, the lower the energy consumption! In order to save power, it is best to wait until there is enough laundry to fill up the washing machine so that the need for m...
BASIS Tribute at Bangabandhu’s Mausoleum

BASIS Tribute at Bangabandhu’s Mausoleum

Breaking News, National
BASIS leaders visited Tungipara and paid tribute on behalf of the members of BASIS at the mausoleum of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Organized by The Advisory Standing Committee, the visit took place on the 5th of August and was attended by members of EC, the Advisory Standing Committee and the Secretariat. The delegation placed a floral wreath led by BASIS President Russell T Ahmed and offered special prayer at the mausoleum seeking divine blessings for Bangabandhu and members of his family. BASIS President signed the Mourning Book. The team also took a tour around the entire complex that included visiting Bangabandhu's ancestral home and the museum. The curator of the museum accompanied the team and took them to places explaining the history and significance of...
Grameenphone recognized as one of the highest taxpayers for FY21-22

Grameenphone recognized as one of the highest taxpayers for FY21-22

Breaking News, Business
Grameenphone, the connectivity partner of Digital Bangladesh and a responsible corporate citizen, has recently been honored as one of the top taxpayers of the country for FY21-22 by the National Board of Revenue (NBR), for the seventh consecutive time. The Large Taxpayers Unit (LTU) – Income Tax of the National Board of Revenue (NBR) awarded the tech service leader Grameenphone for being the highest taxpayer in the telecommunication category. A ceremony presided over by Iqbal Hossain, Commissioner, Large Taxpayers Unit - Income Tax was held on August 02, 2022. Shaheen Akhter, Member - Tax Admin and Human Resource Management of the National Board of Revenue (NBR), handed over a crest and certificate of appreciation to Jens Becker, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Grameenphone. Md. Mohsin, ...