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Bangladesh Brand Forum Awarded the Most Outstanding Creative Communications of Bangladesh

Bangladesh Brand Forum Awarded the Most Outstanding Creative Communications of Bangladesh

Breaking News, National
The 12th edition of the most prestigious advertising accolade in Bangladesh- COMMWARD: Excellence in Creative Communication honored 127 creative campaigns through an auspicious award gala at InterContinental Dhaka. A flagship initiative of Bangladesh Brand Forum, COMMWARD was presented in collaboration with Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. The award ceremony was attended by more than 700 communication and marketing enthusiasts. The awards were given across 25 categories, in four ranks –Bronze, Silver, Gold & Grand Prix. This year, a staggering number of 1379 nominations were submitted for the award. The campaigns launched and ran during the period of June 01, 2022, to May 31, 2023, were eligible for nomination in COMMWARD 2023. Among these, only 40% of nominatio...
MSJ Alumni Formation Summer 2023

MSJ Alumni Formation Summer 2023

Breaking News, Education
The Alumni Formation event for the summer’23 of the Media Studies and Journalism Department (MSJ) of University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) was organized at the ULAB’s Permanent Campus on 8th September, Friday. Professor Jude William R. Genilo, Pro-Vice Chancellor congratulated the graduates upon completion of their journey and handed over the certificates. In his speech, he talked about the challenges the graduates had to overcome in their journey. He said, “It isn’t always easy to commit in this program because of internships and other projects, but it is something that interconnects us with each other. Attitude is what counts the most. If you are egoistic, then you cannot build interpersonal relationships easily”. The event was transitioned with the alumni registration and “Lett...
Banglalink campaign winners meet Artcell Members

Banglalink campaign winners meet Artcell Members

Breaking News, Entertainment
Banglalink awarded the top 15 streamers from the 'MyBL Stream and Win' campaign. As a special reward, these lucky individuals were given the chance to meet Artcell members and enjoy an exclusive musical performance at the Banglalink office. The winners also had the opportunity to win signed guitars and other gifts from the talented Artcell band members. This exciting campaign was a collaborative effort between Banglalink, Artcell, and Shadhin Music Ltd. The 'MyBL Stream and Win' campaign saw enthusiastic participation from thousands of MyBL Super App users as they eagerly subscribed to the music service and enjoyed streaming their favorite music and podcasts. The top streamers were selected based on their accumulated streaming times on MyBL Super App. Upanga Dutta, Chief Commercial Offic...
Coke Studio Bangla brings down the curtain on Season 2 with Dilaram

Coke Studio Bangla brings down the curtain on Season 2 with Dilaram

Breaking News, Entertainment
The final song of Coke Studio Bangla season 2, Dilaram, features Hamida Banu and Shayan Chowhdury Arnob. The song is a fusion of two songs, Dhoro Dilaram, written by Hason Raza himself and Arnob’s “Amae Dhore Rakho”. The song has been produced by Arnob. In this song, we celebrate the free-spirits among us with a song by the mystic poet - Hason Raza. His unique style of music made him one of the most prominent figures in Bengali folk culture. The song talks about how everyone has gone through struggles in life, and felt like they could not get better. Dilaram personifies the person who has helped us at our lowest point and pushed us to overcome these obstacles and get back on track with life. Hamida Banu is a rooted artist from Sylhet, who has been a part of the Hason Raza family for a sig...
Regional Climate Summit 2023

Regional Climate Summit 2023

Breaking News, National
WaterAid Bangladesh, in collaboration with the Embassy of Switzerland in Bangladesh, took the stage at the esteemed ‘Regional Climate Summit 2023’ to address crucial concerns centring water and waste management in the country. Under the theme – ‘Water and Waste: Strengthening Local Governance for Urban Resilience and Sustainability,’ the session served as a pivotal platform for insightful discussions and meaningful dialogue among industry experts and key stakeholders. The session which is a part of the Regional Climate Summit 2023, hosted at the Sheraton Dhaka on 8 September 2023, witnessed the graceful presence of Mr. Md Tazul Islam, MP, Honourable Minister, Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives. The Minister shared profound insights into the prevailing state o...
Huawei Joins The Belt and Road Initiative in Bangladesh Exhibition 2023

Huawei Joins The Belt and Road Initiative in Bangladesh Exhibition 2023

Breaking News, Business
The Belt and Road Initiative in Bangladesh Exhibition 2023 has been inaugurated from Friday at the Bangabandhu Bangladesh-China Friendship Exhibition Center, Purbachal, Dhaka. This three days event serves as a platform to highlight the collaborative spirit between the two nations and showcase innovative technologies for maximizing digitalization. The Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Bangladesh, in collaboration with the Bangladesh China Chamber of Commerce & Industry (BCCCI) and the Chinese Enterprises Association in Bangladesh (CEAB) is going to arrange this premium exhibition featuring infrastructure, ICT, textiles, trade, and investment-based top companies from China and Bangladesh. Huawei, on exhibitor of this arrangement, is set to unveil a diverse portfolio of advan...
Nourishing Women: The Imperative of Menstrual Nutrition

Nourishing Women: The Imperative of Menstrual Nutrition

Breaking News, Opinion
Raisa Mehzabeen Menstruation is a natural and vital aspect of a woman's reproductive health, yet it remains a topic shrouded in silence and stigma in many parts of the world. One critical dimension of menstrual health that often goes overlooked is menstrual nutrition. The food we consume plays a pivotal role in not only maintaining overall well-being but also in ensuring a smooth and healthy menstrual cycle. In this editorial, we shed light on the significance of menstrual nutrition and call for a more open, informed, and supportive approach to this crucial aspect of women's health. The Menstrual Cycle and Nutritional Needs: The menstrual cycle is a complex interplay of hormonal changes that prepares the body for potential pregnancy. During this cycle, the body undergoes various p...
Zero Digital Divide campaign launched to Eradicate Digital Inequality

Zero Digital Divide campaign launched to Eradicate Digital Inequality

Breaking News, National
Aspire to Innovate-a2i of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the ICT Division of the Bangladesh Government jointly launched a global campaign called ‘Zero Digital Divide’ on 09 September 2023, at the BCC Auditorium of the ICT Tower, with an aim to eradicate digital inequality globally. Mr. Zunaid Ahmed Palak, MP, the Hon'ble Minister of State for Information and Communication Technology (ICT), and Ms. Kanni Wignaraja, UN Assistant Secretary-General and Assistant Administrator and Director of the Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific, UNDP inaugurated the campaign. The Centerpiece of this ambitious endeavor is the establishment of the e-Quality Centre, designed to ensure equitable access and participation in digital platforms worldwide. The ‘Zero Digital Divide’ ca...
Space Exploration Olympiad is going to be held in the country

Space Exploration Olympiad is going to be held in the country

Breaking News, Technology
Bangladesh Innovation Forum and Space Innovation Camp will be organizing for the first time in the country to make students pioneers in Space Science, Space Robotics, Space Technology and Innovation, Solar System, Astronomy, Stars and Stellar Phenomena, Galaxy, Space Programming and Cosmology On the occasion of the upcoming "Space Exploration Olympiad", an opening ceremony was organized in Dhaka today. Children aged 6 to 14 years can participate in this Olympiad in 3 groups. Before the inauguration, a round table discussion was held among the students on why different types of science based activities are important. Bangladesh Robot Olympiad Committee Founder President and International Robot Olympiad Central Committee Member and Dhaka University Robotics and Mechatronics Engineering...
12th Communication Summit to Address Creativity in the Age of Disruption

12th Communication Summit to Address Creativity in the Age of Disruption

Breaking News, National
Bangladesh Brand Forum hosted its flagship event, the 12th edition of Communication Summit, in collaboration with Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity and in association with The Daily Star at InterContinental Dhaka. The day-long summit brought together local and global industry professionals and thought leaders to exchange insights on communication trends, strategies, challenges, and solutions. Themed under "Creativity in the Age of Disruption,” the summit aimed to address the multifaceted aspects linked with modern communication strategies and sought to provide a panoramic framework to adopt the disruptive approaches in creative communications through a diverse agenda comprising an expert set of speakers. The summit hosted an engaging agenda comprising 03 Keynote Sessi...