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Month: October 2023

Bangladesh’s First ‘National Wash Accounts 2020’ Report Published

Bangladesh’s First ‘National Wash Accounts 2020’ Report Published

Breaking News, Business
Today 29 October 2023, the Honourable Minister, Ministry of Planning Mr. M. A. Mannan MP unveiled the 'National WASH Accounts 2020' report for the first time in Bangladesh to track overall spending trends in the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector. Dr. Shahnaz Arefin, NDC, Secretary, Statistics and Informatics Division, Ministry of Planning, and Mr. Mustakim Billah Faruqui, Additional Secretary, Local Government Division were present as Special Guests in the publication event. Honourable Director General of the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics Mr. Mohammed Mizanur Rahman presided over the event. Dr. Khairul Islam, Regional Director-South Asia, WaterAid and Hasin Jahan, Country Director, WaterAid Bangladesh joined as an honourable Guests. Focal Point and Deputy Director of the Nat...
‘Megher Kapat’ will open on November 3

‘Megher Kapat’ will open on November 3

Breaking News, Entertainment
A movie named ‘Megher Kapat’ has been made on the story of pure love. Its producer Walid Ahmed announced that it will be released on November 3. The film's poster was officially unveiled and the release date was announced at a convention hall at Banglamotor in the capital on Wednesday (October 25) evening. At that time director Walid Ahmed said, that “Megher Kapat” would create a special feeling for all those who love literature a little. Especially since it is a story of this period, the audience can easily connect their thoughts with the film. And one of the most prominent features of our film is its songs. I believe every song in the movie will touch the hearts of the audience.” Rakib Hussain Yvonne has played the role of the hero of ‘Megher Kapat’. He commented, ‘It is a pure lov...
ISD launches Young Sustainability Award to make green citizens

ISD launches Young Sustainability Award to make green citizens

Breaking News, Education
International School Dhaka (ISD) has launched a ‘Young Sustainability Award’ to create more awareness about environment among the young minds at the campus. Accordingly, student projects will be nominated for the award, which would recognise the most innovative and creative idea to help beat plastic pollution, a major environmental concern in Bangladesh at present. The award has been introduced in line with theme of the Sustainability Day observed globally on October 26 with the theme #BeatPlasticPollution. ISD offers International Baccalaureate curricula, also aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals. As per rules, the contestants need to identify a specific issue either locally, nationally or globally, comprise a written piece, a speech and a practical, and show evidenc...
First-ever reverse wireless charging in mid-range smartphone

First-ever reverse wireless charging in mid-range smartphone

Breaking News, Technology
We are living in a time where gadgets have become extensions of our very selves. Imagine you are going on a tour and just after you’ve put on your earbuds, you notice you forget to charge and it’s about to die. In that helpless time, reverse wireless charging can be your savior. No cables, no adapters, no cords, just a magnetic transfer of energy from your smartphone to your earbuds. That’s the magic of reverse wireless charging. Wireless charging mainly works by using electromagnetic fields to transfer energy from a charging pod to a compatible device. That means when you place your device on the charging pod, the energy transfers through magnets. And in reverse wireless charging, the smartphone itself acts as the charging pod. It's a power-sharing gesture that defies conventional expe...
AOSED received “Smart Bangladesh 2023” Award

AOSED received “Smart Bangladesh 2023” Award

Breaking News, National
An Organization for Socio-Economic Development (AOSED) received the prestigious "Smart Bangladesh Award-2023" in recognition of its exceptional role as a leading organization in fostering resilience and expertise among coastal districts through an ICT-based Early Warning Response Mechanism. The award was presented during the Sheikh Russel Day 2023 ceremony held at the Bangabandhu International Conference Center on October 18, 2023. The event's chief guest, the Honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was in attendance for the award presentation. The award, along with a certificate and a laptop, was handed to AOSED's Executive Director Mr. Shamim Arfeen. Mr. Arfeen stated, "We consider this award not only as an honor but also as an opportunity for further responsibilities. We aim to ext...
Haileybury Bhaluka acknowledged as Centre of Safeguarding Excellence by The Safeguarding Alliance

Haileybury Bhaluka acknowledged as Centre of Safeguarding Excellence by The Safeguarding Alliance

Breaking News, National
Haileybury Bhaluka proudly announces its prestigious recognition as a ‘Centre of Safeguarding Excellence’ by The Safeguarding Alliance, a leading authority in the field of child protection and safeguarding based in the UK. It signifies a momentous achievement for Haileybury Bhaluka and the educational landscape in Bangladesh, marking it as the first school in the region to receive the honour. The Safeguarding Alliance is globally renowned for its unwavering commitment to maintaining the highest child protection and safeguarding standards. Haileybury Bhaluka has already set up B-SAFE (Bangladesh Safeguarding Alliance for Educators), an innovative platform established locally for collaborative efforts for schools in Bangladesh to benefit from comprehensive training, certification opportunit...
‘Jiban Chakra’ is releasing on Durga Puja

‘Jiban Chakra’ is releasing on Durga Puja

Breaking News, Entertainment
The musical film 'Jibanchakra' directed by journalist and actor Ahmed Sabbir Romeo is going to be released during this Durg Puja. Journalist Biplab Biswas has given his voice in this musical film. Romeo, Shanto, Priyanka, Nazneen, Maqbul Hossain & Masud played various roles in the musical film. Editing & Color grading done by Akterul Alam Tinu, DOP Masud and Faisal Hossain Sony. Make-up artist was Abdur Rahim. This musical film will be released on October 20 on Priyanka Vision's official YouTube channel. Recently, the shooting of this musical film has been completed at different locations in Bogura.
Introducing British Columbia curriculum in Bangladesh

Introducing British Columbia curriculum in Bangladesh

Breaking News, Education
Bringing forth a new dawn within the education landscape of Bangladesh, New Horizon Canadian International School introduces the British Columbia (BC) curriculum in the country. The future world filled with immense opportunities necessitates varied, challenging and exciting learning opportunities, enabling children to find their inspiration; and that is exactly what the BC curriculum at New Horizon Canadian International School offers. Focusing on a student-centered approach to learning, the BC curriculum stands upon a known-do-understand model. These three elements represent activities to teach and encourage deep learning through content, curricular competencies and big ideas. Consequently, all levels of the BC education system comprise a personalized, flexible and innovative approach ...
4th JICA Chair Lecture on ‘Educational Development in Modernization of Japan’ held at Dhaka University

4th JICA Chair Lecture on ‘Educational Development in Modernization of Japan’ held at Dhaka University

Breaking News, Education
Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) collaborated with the Department of Japanese Studies from the University of Dhaka to organize the 4th JICA Chair Lecture titled ‘Educational Development in Modernization of Japan.’ The event was recently held at the Nabab Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban, University of Dhaka. Dr. KAYASHIMA Nobuko, Senior Research Advisor of JICA Ogata Sadako Research Institute for Peace and Development, delivered the keynote speech. At the outset, she highlighted the historical development of the Japanese education system and explained the competitiveness of education worldwide. From the Edo period to the Meiji restoration to the present times, she explained how Japan’s government emphasized the increase of primary to tertiary education. The speaker also outl...
‘Huawei ICT Competition 2023-2024’ launched in Bangladesh

‘Huawei ICT Competition 2023-2024’ launched in Bangladesh

Breaking News, Business
Huawei has launched an ICT Competition in Bangladesh for undergraduate students. Undergraduate students from any discipline can enroll in this competition till 17th November 2023. Six Winners from the Bangladesh round will get Huawei laptops, and the winners of the regional round will attend a global camp in China. Huawei ICT Competition is a global event that is going to be arranged in Bangladesh for the second time under the theme of Connection, Glory, and Future. In this competition, the participants will be given some specific courses from Huawei's online learning platform. The courses will be divided into three tracks, namely network track, cloud track, and computing track. While registering for the competition, students need to select any one topic. Participants will be allowed...