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A four-day Mobile-Filmmaking Workshop started at ULAB

A four-day Mobile-Filmmaking Workshop started at ULAB

Breaking News, Education
A four-day mobile filmmaking workshop jointly organized by Dhaka International Film Festival (DIMFF) and Science Film Festival has started today from December 23, 2022. The second day of the workshop took place on 24th December. The other parts will be on December 30, and 31 at the Permanent Campus of the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB). The Goethe Institute Bangladesh is a subsidiary institution of the workshop. Apart from film production materials, the free workshop includes transportation and food for trainees and teacher representatives. The workshop was attended by a total of 20 students from JAAGO Foundation, Rayer Bazar High School, and KK Foundation School studying in classes VI to XII. On the first day of the workshop, students were taken on a campus visit, and ...
TC Law Must Be Strengthened: Speakers at a Virtual Discussion

TC Law Must Be Strengthened: Speakers at a Virtual Discussion

Breaking News, National
Tobacco has emerged as a major impediment to attaining Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). To meet the SDG targets by 2030, there is no alternative to amending and strengthening the tobacco control law. This has been suggested today (27 December 2022, Tuesday) in a virtual discussion, attended by experts and tobacco control advocates, jointly organized by PROGGA (Knowledge for Progress) and Anti-Tobacco Media Alliance (ATMA), with support from Campaign for Tobacco-free Kids (CTFK). It was informed during the event; tobacco claims about 161,000 lives and causes hundreds of thousands of disabilities every year in Bangladesh. This puts tobacco in grave conflict with achieving SDG-3 (Good Health and Well-Being). According to the World Health Organization (WHO), in families with tobacco us...
Samsung named ‘No. 1 Mobile Handset Brand’ in Bangladesh for the 5th time in a row!

Samsung named ‘No. 1 Mobile Handset Brand’ in Bangladesh for the 5th time in a row!

Breaking News, Business
Samsung has again won the fans’ hearts and become the ‘No. 1 Mobile Handset Brand’ in Bangladesh for the 5th time in a row. Bangladesh Brand Forum awarded Samsung recently at Le Méridien for their ground-breaking innovation and unwavering commitment. The South Korean tech giant is the most popular brand among Bangladeshi consumers and has constantly topped the charts for the past five years. Nielson Bangladesh Limited’s nationwide survey determined the country’s top brands. Regarding the celebrity occasion, Md. Muyeedur Rahman, Head of Mobile, Samsung Bangladesh, commented, “Samsung was able to win the No. 1 Mobile Handset Brand for five consecutive years, and we could not be more thankful for the amazing support of our customers and teams. We always strive to bring innovative products t...
9Grameenphone and a2i collaborate to catalyze the ‘Smart Bangladesh’ vision through digital solutions

9Grameenphone and a2i collaborate to catalyze the ‘Smart Bangladesh’ vision through digital solutions

Breaking News, Business
Multiple agreements have been signed between Grameenphone and the Aspire to Innovate (a2i) Programme regarding the introduction of the efficient payment method, ‘Direct Operator Billing’ (DOB); and the placement of seamless and contactless delivery facility ‘Digibox’ at GP House. Grameenphone Limited has recently signed an agreement with Aspire to Innovate (a2i) on December 18th regarding the inclusion of Direct Operator Billing (DOB) as a payment method initially for 33 public services. This will enable convenient, fast & secured payment through mobile balance by people currently underserved by formal banking & financial institutes. Dr. Dewan Muhammad Humayun Kabir, Project Director, a2i chaired the agreement ceremony where, Yasir Azman, CEO, Grameenphone Ltd and Rezwanul Haque J...
Rubina Alamgir in Mostafa Motihar’s Song

Rubina Alamgir in Mostafa Motihar’s Song

Breaking News, Entertainment
Rupganj is a village surrounded by the natural beauty of the shaded environment in the distance of Dhaka. The beautiful daughter of that village is Rubina. Rubina Alamgir, who traveled the village roads in far away and scream has left her mark of talent in the glittering world of showbiz. These are old stories. However, this promising model-cum-actress is the model of the song titled "Rubina of Rupganj" on her own name.Along with composing this song about Rubina Alamgir, young journalist Mostafa Motihar has given voice to it. The model-cum-actress said that the song will be released on her YouTube channel "Rubina Alomgir" on the occasion of English New Year 2023. Regarding the song titled Rubina of Rupganj, Rubina Alamgir said, it is undoubtedly a great achievement for me that a song has b...
OPPO A17k hits the market

OPPO A17k hits the market

Breaking News, Business
Global smart device brand OPPO, known worldwide for offering impeccable features at the best prices, is back again with their newest offering – OPPO A17k. This newest addition to the family of A series smartphones is all set to steal hearts as the best smartphone in segment, with the incredible 7GB RAM expansion technology, mega storage of 64GB, IPX4 water resistance, and an eye-catching Flat-Edge Design; all accompanied by an overall all-round performance. This exceptional device can be purchased from any OPPO store across Bangladesh from December 08, 2022, at only BDT 12,990. OPPO A17k comes with an awesome design and effective RAM, elevating the smartphone experience by few notches. Thanks to the memory expansion technology, users will never have to worry about its performance, as the ...
realme brings ‘Safeguard Service’ to provide after-sales service

realme brings ‘Safeguard Service’ to provide after-sales service

Breaking News, Technology
Youth-favorite brand realme has recently brought in 'Safeguard Service' to ensure a seamless after-sales service for realme users. realme has come up with this service to provide a hassle-free and comfortable smartphone experience for users after purchasing realme smartphones. From now onwards, with the help of 'The Safeguard Service' realme users can change the display of their smartphones at a very low cost. At the same time, there is an opportunity to extend the official warranty of the device under this service. realme has brought this exclusive service to take the realme smartphone user experience to the next level. Under this service, realme offers two types of Safeguard services to the realme smartphone users - Screen Protection Safeguard service and Extended Warranty Safeguard se...
iDEA Project and Microsoft sign LOI to boost the startup ecosystem in Bangladesh

iDEA Project and Microsoft sign LOI to boost the startup ecosystem in Bangladesh

Breaking News, Business
The Innovation Design and Entrepreneurship Academy (iDEA) Project of Bangladesh Computer Council under the ICT Division and Microsoft have entered into a Letter of Intent (LOI) with the purpose of supporting deep technology startups and homegrown innovations in Bangladesh. Accordingly, Microsoft has pledged to offer support to local startups by providing access to the Microsoft for Startups Founders Hub program. This borderless platform is tailored to empower the ambitions of startup founders by offering them resources including free access to Microsoft tools and platforms such as Visual Studio, GitHub, M365, Power Platform and Dynamics 365, and more, to help them turn their ideas into reality. Eligible startups in Bangladesh will be able to benefit from access to expert guidance inc...
Awal Raza’s teenage film ‘Megh Roddur Khela’

Awal Raza’s teenage film ‘Megh Roddur Khela’

Breaking News, Entertainment
Ryan is 15. With exams over, this thrill-hunting adventure-loving young man now spends most of his time on the Internet, scavenging through myriads of websites that feature the mysteries of science and technology. And there one day he comes across a little discovery made by some scientists of some astonishing species of snail that carries Uranium in its shell, on a barren island in the largest mangrove forest in the world located in the south of Bangladesh. Ryan instantly decides to visit this island and find out those snails and extract the Uranium to produce electricity and resolve the power crisis in the country once and for all. Hearing about the expedition, six of his loving friends including Sanjana also join in. All seven crusaders then start off to experience the adventure of their...
British Council holds LEAD Bangladesh Leadership Symposium

British Council holds LEAD Bangladesh Leadership Symposium

Breaking News, Education
The British Council, in partnership with Civil Society organisations, has recently organised a Leadership Symposium under its 'Leadership for Advancing Development in Bangladesh (LEAD Bangladesh)' project on December 15, 2022, from 10:00 am-5.30 pm at British Council, Dhaka University campus office, 5 Fuller Road, Dhaka. LEAD Bangladesh aims to empower young people in Bangladesh as leaders in their communities to identify innovative, sustainable solutions to local and global challenges. The project is being implemented in Bangladesh in Dhaka, Chattogram, Chuadanga, Khulna, Rajshahi, and Sylhet in partnership with the Centre for Communication and Development, Institute of Development Affairs (IDEA), Shushilan, The Hunger Project, WAVE Foundation, and Young Power in Social Action. Common ...