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Yunus receives Olympic Laurel at Tokyo Olympics 2020

Yunus receives Olympic Laurel at Tokyo Olympics 2020

Breaking News, National
Economist, civil society leader and Nobel Peace Prize awardee Professor Muhammad Yunus became the second recipient of the Olympic Laurel. He officially received the trophy during the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 on 23 July 2021. The distinction was created by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to honour outstanding individuals for their achievements in education, culture, development and peace through sport. In his acceptance speech Professor Yunus said, “I am honoured and overwhelmed to receive this Olympic Laurel. And so sad I can’t be there with you. The IOC is taking the social dimension of sports very seriously. You, athletes of the world, can provide the leadership in transforming this world and create a world of three zeros: zero net carbon emission, ze...
Musician Fakir Alamgir passed away

Musician Fakir Alamgir passed away

Breaking News, Entertainment
Fakir Alamgir, a freedom fighter and artist of Swadhin Bangla Betar Kendra, died of coronavirus while undergoing treatment. He died at the United Hospital in Dhaka on the night of July 23. He was 71 years old at the time of his death. Mashuk Alamgir Rajib, son of musician Fakir Alamgir, said that Fakir Alamgir had a heart attack while he was on ventilation in the Covid unit around 10pm on Friday. At 10:57 pm, Dr. Amina Sultana, in-charge of the Covid ICU unit of United Hospital, declared him dead. Earlier on July 19, a medical board was formed comprising specialist doctors of Fakir Alamgir's United Hospital. When his condition deteriorated around 10 pm on July 18, the doctors decided to keep him on ventilation. Meanwhile, people of all walks of life paid homage to the body of ...
Paperfly to doorstep deliver rural women driven laalsobuj.com products across Bangladesh

Paperfly to doorstep deliver rural women driven laalsobuj.com products across Bangladesh

Technology
Laalsobuj.com an online marketplace driven by rural women under patron of Ministry of Women and Children Affairs has signed homegrown tech based logistic company Paperfly as their delivery partner. Laalsobuj.com Chairman- Sadruddin Imran and Paperfly Chief Marketing Officer and cofounder Rahath Ahmed signed an agreement recently regarding the service partnership.  According to the agreement, Paperfly will deliver the product of laalsobuj.com at buyers’ doorsteps leveraging its strongest doorstep delivery network across Bangladesh. From Laalsobuj.com, Director- Rubaiyat Bin Arif, Chief Operating Officer (COO) - Mohammad Nazmul Ahsan, Sr. Software Executive- Md Mahmudul Hasan Khan and from Paperfly, General Manager, Sales and Key Accounts- Sazzadul Islam Fahmy and Executive, Sales and...
Foodpanda to deliver food & groceries countrywide during the shutdown

Foodpanda to deliver food & groceries countrywide during the shutdown

Breaking News, Business
Online food and grocery delivery service foodpanda will continue to deliver food and groceries to households across the country during the weeklong lockdown starting from July 1, 2021. As online food and grocery delivery services have proven to be an essential service during the pandemic, foodpanda has taken all necessary preparations to deliver goods to customers maintaining health and safety protocols in line the guidelines announced by the government. As the cases of COVID-19 has reached a new peak over the past several days, the Government has announced strict measures to curb the spread of the pandemic. Among the several government directives to keep the people of the country safe, a weeklong countrywide shutdown is starting from Thursday (July 1) morning. To help consumers ...
‘O Nadi Re’ on Bangladesh Betar

‘O Nadi Re’ on Bangladesh Betar

Breaking News, Entertainment
The song ‘O Nadi Re’ sung by artist Mariom Maria has been prepared for broadcast on Bangladesh Betar. Md. Sadek Ali composed the song with the words of Rezaur Rahman Rizvi. Recently, the recording of the song ‘O Nadi Re’ was completed at the studio of Bangladesh Betar Transcription Service in Agargaon. Ehsanul Lajuk, Tapsi Hadi and Mujib have given voices as chorus artists in the song. Pulak Barua has mixed and mastered the song. The song was overseen by Anwar H Mridha, Director, Transcription Service, Bangladesh Betar. Regarding the song ‘O Nadi Re’, artist Mariom Maria said, ‘O Nadi Re’ is different from the melody of the traditional song. The lyrics are also captivating. In particular, I would like to thank Anwar H Mridha Bhai, Director of Bangladesh Betar Transcription Servic...
Australian-Bangladeshi singer Adila Noor’s ‘Shurjo Bheja Din’

Australian-Bangladeshi singer Adila Noor’s ‘Shurjo Bheja Din’

Breaking News, Entertainment
Adila Noor, an Australian- Bangladeshi singer, began taking music lessons after being motivated by her mother. She later developed her ability to master contemporary, Nazrul, and other classical music styles. Adila continues to practice Bangla music even though she is now living in a foreign country. As a result, she is regarded as a prominent vocalist among the Bengali community. This time, Adila Noor has appeared with a new song for her listeners, under the banner of the renowned audio production company, G Series. The song is called ‘Surjo Veja Din,’ and it was written by Kakoli Chowdhury , tune by Adila herself, with musical arrangements by Binod Roy. It’s worth noting that Adila’s song ‘Suryo Veja Din’ has been launched as a music video on YouTube and other social media platfor...