A month-long international Sufi festival, organised by Begum Restaurant and Gallery, will begin on Friday.
2020: Corona in an Age of Transition
By Junaid S. Ahmad It is obvious that the coronavirus pandemic will be front-page news for a good part of 2020. And for good reason, since its human toll and social dislocation has been devastating. Though not theorized in this…
What now for cricket in 2020?
Cricket has seen international series postponed, the Indian Premier League put on hold and the T20 World Cup in Australia thrown into doubt by the coronavirus pandemic.
2020: Bangladesh celebrates three New Years
Sir Frank Peters 2020 will be a year full of fun, celebrations, and joyful activities. It will be written in the annals of history, as the year Bengalis celebrated not one, not two, but three New Years! Yes, three! It…
Dhaka Art Summit 2020 opens at Shilpakala Academy
Dhaka, Feb 7 – The 5th edition of Dhaka Art Summit (DAS), known as South Asia’s biggest art and painting biennale exhibition, was inaugurated at the National Art Gallery of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) on Friday.
UN faces cash crisis in 2020—if member states don’t pay up
By Thalif Deen UN, Jan 22 2020 (IPS) – UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres declared last week that the United Nations just “managed to survive its deepest financial crisis in a decade.”
2020: a year full of danger
By Farhana Haque Rahman Rome, Jan 6 2020 (IPS) – Let’s face what lies ahead with open eyes: 2020 is going to be a very tough year for the world, and developing countries in particular. The infant decade has already…
2020 to be year of ‘restoration of democracy’: Fakhrul
BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Tuesday hoped that the New Year, 2020, will be the year of ‘restoration of democracy’.
ইসলামী শা ছাত্র আন্দোলন ২০২০ পূর্ণাঙ্গ কেন্দ্রীয় কমিটি ঘোষণা
আজ ০৮ ডিসেম্বর’১৯ইং রবিবার সন্ধ্যা ৬ ঘটিকায় রাজধানীর পুরানা পল্টনস্থ আই.এ.বি. মিলনায়তনে ইসলামী শাসনতন্ত্র ছাত্র আন্দোলন-এর কেন্দ্রীয় পূর্ণাঙ্গ কমিটি ঘোষণা ও শপথ অনুষ্ঠান অনুষ্ঠিত হয়।
Italy to move ahead with 2020 web tax despite int’l pressures
Italy won’t back down from its plans to introduce a web tax, Deputy Minister of Economy Antonio Misiani said on Friday, despite complaints from the United States that the levy would unfairly target U.S. companies.
UN to develop global vision for 2045 in 75th year 2020
Dhaka, Oct 28 (UNB) – The United Nations will launch the biggest-ever global conversation on the world’s future to mark its 75th Anniversary in 2020.
Facebook ramps up election security efforts ahead of 2020
With just over a year left until the 2020 U.S. presidential election, Facebook is stepping up its efforts to ensure it is not used as a tool to interfere in politics and democracies around the world.