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Evolution of News Presentation in Bangladesh

Evolution of News Presentation in Bangladesh

Breaking News, Feature
Sharmin Akhi In 2002, girls aspiring to be news presenters in Bangladesh faced challenges rooted in conservative cultural norms. Cultural expectations limited their visibility in public roles, concerns about safety and security were prominent, and societal views often restricted women from pursuing careers that involved a public presence. Overcoming these barriers required breaking through deeply ingrained stereotypes and norms. Bangladeshi society held more conservative views, and there was a prevalent concern for the safety of women traveling or working during early mornings or late nights. Women news presenters faced additional scrutiny and apprehension due to traditional gender roles. The prevailing mindset often involved skepticism and, at times, disapproval of women working in...
Hazrat Khan Bahadur Ahsanullah (R.) a Beacon of Inspiration for the Youth: Speakers

Hazrat Khan Bahadur Ahsanullah (R.) a Beacon of Inspiration for the Youth: Speakers

Breaking News, National
To foster the ideals of Hazrat Khan Bahadur Ahsanullah (R.) and illuminate the path for the youth of Bangladesh in the light of our society and culture, it is imperative to present him as a guiding figure for the new generation. His generosity and humanitarian values should resonate among the youth, urging us all to work collectively to spread the light of education even among the underprivileged and marginalized. On Sunday, December 17, 2023, the Dhaka Ahsania Mission Youth Forum for Health and Well-being organized a seminar titled "Youth for Humanity" in observance of the 150th Birth Anniversary of Hazrat Khan Bahadur Ahsanullah (R.) at Dhaka University's R. C. Majumdar Hall. Speakers at the event emphasized the need to draw inspiration from Hazrat Khan Bahadur Ahsanullah's teachings ...
unwrapping the Power of Bangladeshi Herbs: A Guide to Menstrual Relief

unwrapping the Power of Bangladeshi Herbs: A Guide to Menstrual Relief

Breaking News, Feature
For Bangladeshi women, menstruation is often a time of discomfort, pain, and fatigue. But tucked away in the lush green landscapes and vibrant markets of this nation lie natural treasures waiting to be discovered – potent herbs with the power to soothe menstrual woes. In this blog, we'll embark on a journey into the world of Bangladeshi herbal teas, exploring their effects on menstruation and how they can empower women to navigate this monthly cycle with greater ease and grace. From Grandma's Wisdom to Scientific Backing: For generations, Bangladeshi women have relied on the wisdom passed down through mothers and grandmothers, using readily available herbs to manage menstrual symptoms. Ginger, turmeric, holy basil (tulsi), and black cumin are just a few examples of these natural reme...
CAL Bangladesh employees are now under MetLife insurance coverage

CAL Bangladesh employees are now under MetLife insurance coverage

Breaking News, Business
CAL Bangladesh inked a contract with MetLife to avail insurance facilities for its employees. As part of this contract, all employees of the CAL Bangladesh and their dependents will receive financial support for medical treatments and loss of life. The company selected MetLife as the employee insurance provider because of the insurer’s customized solutions, online claims settlement service, faster payment of insurance claims and financial strength. CAL Bangladesh is a financial services company offering Stock Brokering, Investment Banking & Wealth Management services to a diverse group of clients. CAL Bangladesh is a part of CAL Group. CAL is also present in Sri Lanka where it is the market leader in the Investment Banking, Stock Broking & Asset Management. In Bangladesh, ...
Grameenphone’s communication partners sweep Digital Marketing Awards 2023, garnering the highest number of awards

Grameenphone’s communication partners sweep Digital Marketing Awards 2023, garnering the highest number of awards

Breaking News, Business
It was an evening of celebration for Grameenphone and its communication partners, as the leading telecommunications brand won the highest number of awards at the 7th Edition of Digital Marketing Award 2023 by Bangladesh Brand Forum recently at a hotel in Dhaka. Grameenphone secured an astounding total of 25 awards, the highest number for any brand this year! There are six Gold, nine Silver, and ten Bronze among the awards. The campaigns embodied Grameenphone’s brand essence of fostering a culture of creativity and passionate communication, along with its communication partners – Grey Dhaka and Mindshare Bangladesh. Mohammad Sajjad Hasib, Chief Marketing Officer, Grameenphone, also graced the occasion as a panelist in the discussion titled “Creating Engaging and Impactful Marketing Narrati...
Samsung Galaxy M14 5G: An impressive all-rounder mid-range smartphone

Samsung Galaxy M14 5G: An impressive all-rounder mid-range smartphone

Breaking News, Technology
With a sensational rise in the usage of smartphones in the era of Digital Bangladesh, most of us tend to consider certain factors when purchasing a device. One of the primary factors most consider is the price point, thus spotlighting mid-range devices. Even recently, Market Research Guru, found that the mid-range phone market is expected to grow by 2029. Apart from price, people also want the devices to have great cameras, look beautiful, have robust battery and performance, and feature excellent displays to enhance the viewing and gaming experience. Multiple companies globally are continuously bringing mid-range devices with an array of outstanding features; Samsung has brought a stylish and beautiful phone with robust features, making it the new ‘Monster’ in town. It’s Galaxy M14 5G! ...
iFarmer, Padma Bank partner in financing cooperation for farmers and entrepreneurs

iFarmer, Padma Bank partner in financing cooperation for farmers and entrepreneurs

Breaking News, Business
Recently, an agreement was signed between iFarmer and Padma Bank to accelerate financing cooperations for farmers and entrepreneurs in the agriculture sector in remote areas of the country.   This marks a remarkable partnership between Padma Bank and iFarmer to facilitate the farmers in many ways and allow their easy access to financial needs directly from financial institutions. iFarmer has been providing agricultural advice and equipment-related services while purchasing farmers-produced goods to improve the agriculture ecosystem. This agro-tech company is relentlessly working with more than 1 lakh registered farmer families in Bangladesh. Jamil M Akbar, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of iFarmer; Tarek Riaz Khan, Managing Director & CEO of Padma Bank Ltd., and Dr. Moham...
Northern University Celebrates Victory Day

Northern University Celebrates Victory Day

Breaking News, Education
Northern University Bangladesh (NUB) organized a discussion meeting on Saturday, December 16, on the occasion of Great Victory Day celebrations. NUB Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Nazrul Islam, Lolon researcher, educationalist professor Dr. Anwarul Karim were present in the event.  The speakers told the students that victory day should not be limited to celebration, but the colors of victory should be kept in the heart and the sacrifices of the brave freedom fighters should be remembered. Only then will patriotism work properly in you.  University Registrar Commodore M Munirul Islam (retd), Deans, heads of departments, faculty members, administrative officers and students were present on the occasion.
Seven Bangladeshis get the British Council’s IELTS Prize 2023

Seven Bangladeshis get the British Council’s IELTS Prize 2023

Breaking News, Education
The names of the winners of the British Council’s IELTS Prize for 2023 have recently been announced. The annual competition supports IELTS test-takers with up to £5,000 towards university tuition fees in English-speaking universities around the world, helping young ambitious people turn their academic dreams into reality. This year’s competition was open to IELTS test-takers living in China, Japan, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, and Sri Lanka. A total of seven winners from Bangladesh have been selected following a competitive application process. The winners are – Mysha Maliha (First); Ashik Bhuiyan (Second); Anamika Puja (Second); Ahsan Sakib (Third); M.A. Shadab Siddiqui (Third); Probaha Biswas (Th...
Professor  Yunus Receives World Football Summit Award

Professor Yunus Receives World Football Summit Award

Breaking News, National
World Football Summit (WFS) is the global football industry's platform bringing together influential professionals to create  opportunities in the sport and define new frontiers. They connect a community of leaders who share knowledge and ideas to drive the evolution of the industry in both business and values. At WFS, they envision the football we all want and actively shape the football the world genuinely needs. United in purpose, their global community of industry professionals is relentless in the drive toward a more sustainable and top-tier football landscape. The World Football Summit Award recognizes key figures influencing the trajectory of football. The Award Giving Ceremony this year took place on December 11th, 2023 on the eve of the latest edition of the World Football Summit...