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Arafat agrees with journalists’ demand to make social media accountable

Arafat agrees with journalists’ demand to make social media accountable

Breaking News, National
State Minister for Information and Broadcasting Mohammad Ali Arafat has agreed with a demand placed by journalists to bring social media under a policy and accountability and said he will take steps in this regard after talking with journalists and other stakeholders. “As journalists underscored the need to bring all social media, including YouTube and Facebook, under a policy and accountability, I, as the state minister for Information and Broadcasting, just agreed with the demand and will try to fulfill it after consulting with journalists and other stakeholders,” he said. The state minister said this at a meeting with Broadcast Journalist Centre (BJC) leaders at his ministry’s conference room in Bangladesh Secretariat. Along with the demand above, in the meeting, the BJC leader...
British Council organises divisional workshop on the National Youth Policy and the Action Plan

British Council organises divisional workshop on the National Youth Policy and the Action Plan

Breaking News, Education
The British Council in partnership with Bangladesh Youth Policy Forum (YPF) and in collaboration with the Department of Youth Development (DYD) of the Government of Bangladesh organised the first divisional workshop at the Hotel Metro International in East Bandar Bazar on February 13, 2024 in Sylhet. Sixty participants from various young communities, the government, development professionals, youth-led groups, academicians, research institutes, and think tanks shared their opinions, views, and suggestions about the current youth policy framework. The British Council has signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) with the Department of Youth Development (DYD) of the Government of Bangladesh, forging a powerful partnership to empower young people with essential skills and unlock their potential. As...
Badshah is coming to Bangladesh for TECNO Music Festival

Badshah is coming to Bangladesh for TECNO Music Festival

Breaking News, Entertainment
TECNO is going to bring the famous Indian rapper and musician Badshah to headline TECNO SPARK 20 Series Music Fest to launch TECNO SPARK 20Pro Plus. Taking place at the International Convention City Bashundhara (ICCB, Expo Zone) on 1st March, the event is going to arrange activities and performances for an unforgettable night of entertainment. Badshah, recognized for his chart-topping hits and dynamic performances, has captivated audiences worldwide. Having featured in Forbes India's Celebrity 100 list for three consecutive years as one of the highest-paid celebrities in India, Badshah's appearance at the TECNO SPARK 20 Series Music Fest is anticipated to be nothing short of sensational. TECNO, a youth-centric brand, acknowledges the importance of bringing young people together an...
Laser services made more accessible through PMC: Rukaiya Chamak

Laser services made more accessible through PMC: Rukaiya Chamak

Breaking News, Health
Nowadays, laser and aesthetic treatment is a scientific and modern treatment through which, various types of physical anomalies can be easily removed. For that reason, people are now attracted towards this service. But, everyone is facing a problem.Because, Laser and Aesthetic treatments are costly as they use the latest technology. That's why it is still not possible for everyone to take this kind of treatment. In such a situation, CosMedica Laser Clinic has opened the doors of laser and aesthetic treatment for everyone in an exceptional initiative. CosMedica has launched the Priority Membership Card (PMC) to enhance customer service at a reasonable cost. Customers will get a special discount on all services if they take membership with this card for just 600 taka. Popular actress R...
Playwright Mukid Choudhury’s six books in book fair

Playwright Mukid Choudhury’s six books in book fair

Breaking News, Feature
Playwright Dr. Mukid Choudhury has made his mark at the Amar Ekushey Book Fair 2024 with a collection of six captivating books. These literary works cover a diverse range of topics, showcasing Dr. Choudhury's versatility and depth as a writer. The first among the titles is 'Germany: Past and Present,' published by Agamee Publications. Delving into the intricacies of Germany's history, tradition, culture, literature, philosophy, politics, diplomacy, and socio-economic aspects, this book stands out as a remarkable and fascinating exploration of the country's rich tapestry. Continuing the exploration of German culture, 'German Literature: Beginning to Present,' published by Aditya Prakash, offers a comprehensive history of German literature. Spanning from Hildebrand's Hymns in the seven...
TESOL BD organises 2nd International Conference

TESOL BD organises 2nd International Conference

Breaking News, National
The TESOL Society of Bangladesh organised its 2nd International Conference with support from the British Council, U.S. Embassy, Dhaka, and the International Mother Language Institute (IMLI). The two-day conference, titled ‘TESOL in Transition: 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR) and Beyond’ was held at the International Mother Language Institute, Segun Bagicha, Dhaka-1000 from 09-10 February. Attending the program as honoured guests were Professor Hakim Arif, Director General, International Mother Language Institute (IMLI); Tom Miscioscia, Director Bangladesh, British Council, Stephen Ibelli, Public Affairs Counselor, U.S. Embassy Dhaka. Three world-renowned experts; Dr. Richard Smith, Professor of Applied Linguistics and ELT, University of Warwick, UK, Dr. Stephen Krashen, Emeritus Prof...
Juniors App and Game Carnival begins for school students

Juniors App and Game Carnival begins for school students

Breaking News, Education
Nowadays children and teenagers are addicted to mobile phones and computers. The Creative IT Institute, the country's top information technology training institute, has taken a different initiative to turn technology addiction into a career. For the first time in the country, the organization has organized 'Juniors App and Game Carnival' to give school students an idea about technology awareness and coding. According to a press release on Sunday, the Juniors App and Game Carnival will serve as a significant milestone for school students to enter the world of technology and creativity. In this heterogeneous competition, school students will learn to develop apps and games in an interactive setting. Students of class IV to VIII can participate in this competition. Students will be given four...
International collaboration is required  to conserve big cats for a sustainable future: Saber Hossain Chowdhury

International collaboration is required  to conserve big cats for a sustainable future: Saber Hossain Chowdhury

Breaking News, National
Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Saber Hossain Chowdhury said International collaboration is required  to conserve big cats for a sustainable future. Our collaboration with Saudi Arabia and other nations in the conservation of big cats symbolizes our shared commitment to a sustainable future. It is a testament to our belief that together, through concerted effort and international cooperation, we can overcome the challenges that threaten our natural world. Our commitment to the environment extends beyond our national borders, recognizing that the health of our planet is interconnected. Environment Minister said this in his  inaugural speech in a programme organised by Catmosphere Foundation of Saudi Government  to celebrate International Day of the Arabian Leopard, in Mad...