The 160th birth anniversary of Noble Prize-winning Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore has been observed online on Saturday.
DU to take exams online if Covid situation remains unchanged
Dhaka University’s Academic Council on Thursday decided to hold the final examinations online from July 1 if coronavirus situation does not improve in the meantime .
Online Violence: Weapon of Deeply Rooted Misogyny, Sexism
Every time a woman journalist receives threats of physical and sexual violence, cyber attacks and surveillance, public humiliation, damage to her professional & personal credibility, the driving forces behind these intents are deeply rooted misogyny, sexism and abuse of power.
Walton offers big discounts on online purchases
Dhaka, Apr 19 : Walton is offering big discounts on the online purchase of its electronic products, home and kitchen appliances, and IT devices.
KOICA provides online training on eye disease prevention in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Mar 25 : Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and Inje University Busan Paik Hospital concluded a month-long online capacity building training programme on Thursday.
Rising above Hate Online – Indian Muslim Women Speak Out
By Mariya Salim NEW DELHI, India, Oct 23 2020 (IPS) – When a minority woman with an opinion doesn’t comply with stereotypes, she is targeted with online hate, says award-winning journalist and senior editor at The Wire, Arfa Khanum Sherwani…
Govt approval mandatory for running online news portals
Newspapers, television channels and radio stations will need to be registered for running their online news portals as per the draft amendment of online media policy that was approved at the Cabinet meeting on Monday.
Online Certificate Program on Global Compact for Migration
Online Certificate Programme on Global Compact for Migration (GCM) Learn, Act and Change. Migrant Forum in Asia (MFA), Manila, Philippines, Cross Regional Center for Refugees and Migrants (CCRM), Beirut, Lebanon, Global Research Forum on Diaspora and Transnationalism (GRFDT), New Delhi,…
Online Course Assessment during Corona Leave
M Zahidul Haque IT is much difficult to assess student’s performance on completion of an online course. A question naturally arises-“Would the Universities award a degree without taking at least a final examination?” This author remembers a popular saying—“Student life…
First online beauty pageant in Bangladesh begins
Culture Desk Bangladesh is participating in this competition for the first in Miss Earth, an international beauty pageant that has been held in 94 countries for over 20 years. This competition gives priority to the beauty of intellect and conscience…
Online Cattle Markets opened to sell sacrificial animals
Dhaka, July 21 – A handful of public and private business entities have opened digital cattle markets (Qurbanir haat) to help the people in carrying out their religious duties overcoming the COVID-19 threat.
DIMFF introducing Online Mobile Filmmaking Course
Culture Desk Introduction to Mobile Filmmaking, Filmmaking for Everyone is an online course organized by Dhaka International Mobile Film Festival (DIMFF) for the first time in its seven years of journey.
Online cattle trading may reach new height amid pandemic
Dhaka, July 11 – The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about many changes to people’s normal life with a growing dependence on virtual platforms as physical distancing is advised by health experts to limit transmission of the coronavirus.
Int’l Inter-Varsity Short Film Festival opening to be online
Culture Desk The official opening of International Inter-University Short Film Festival (IIUSFF) will be held online from June 6-7.
Facebook launches ‘Shops’ to showcase online stores
Facebook on Tuesday reached out to businesses struggling to survive the pandemic with free tools for creating online “Shops” at the social network and Instagram.
DU not to go for online classes now
DHAKA, May 12: Dhaka University (DU) has decided not to go for online classes now considering the incapability of a large number of students to attend the classes as many of them may not have proper internet access during their…
IGCC announces online workshop on music, dance
Dhaka, April 22 – The Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre (IGCC) of High Commission of India here has announced commencement of online workshops on Music and Dance.
TV drama of Takuya Kimura hits Chinese online platforms
“Kyojo,” a two-episode Japanese TV drama starring renowned actor Takuya Kimura, hit Chinese online streaming platforms Tuesday.
Dating in time of coronavirus: chat online, meet much later
With governments clamping down on social interactions to contain the coronavirus spread, dating sites are discouraging dates and asking users to get to know each other virtually instead.
Film Angrezi Medium leaked online on release day
Actor Irrfan’s first film in two years, Angrezi Medium is running into one road block after another. According to media reports, the film has been leaked online on the day of its theatrical release itself.
Modi to join Bangabandhu’s birth centenary celebrations online
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will join the birth centenary celebrations of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on March 17 next through videoconferencing.
Bangladesh Bank eases credit card online use restrictions
Dhaka, Nov 24 – Bangladesh Bank on Sunday withdrew its restriction on buying products online from the international market place using credit cards.
The most dangerous celebrity online is revealed
Actress Alexis Bledel has been bookish and sweet on “Gilmore Girls” and “Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants.” But the actress herself is now officially dangerous.
‘Govts, Internet cos fail to meet challenges of online hate’
The UN’s monitor for freedom of expression has called on governments and companies to move away from “standardless policies and inconsistent enforcement” and to align their laws and practices against ‘hate speech’ with international human rights law.
Increased number of STDs in Hawaii linked to online dating
An increase in sexually transmitted diseases(STDs) in Hawaii to the highest numbers reported in decades can be linked to the prevalence of online dating, officials said.
655220 e-mutation cases out of 1mn dropped online in 45 days
Dhaka, Sept 16 – The government has so far dissolved a total of 655,220 e-mutation cases through online against 10 lakh application for it within only one and half a month of introduction of the system.
Australia plans to censor extremist online content
Australia plans to block websites to stop the spread of extreme content during “crisis events”, the country’s prime minister has said. Speaking from the G7 in Biarritz Sunday, Scott Morrison said the measures were needed in response to the deadly…
KU admission process goes online from Sept 1
KU Correspondent The online admission process for the first year honours courses in Khulna University (KU) under 2019-20 academic year will begin on September 1 and continue till September 30, said a KU press release on Tuesday. The decision was…
Dhaka e-commerce fair for online shopping promotion
Dhaka, May 18 – A two-day e-commerce fair organised to promote online shopping in the country ended in the city on Saturday. Bangladesh Post Office and e-Commerce Association of Bangladesh (e-CAB) jointly arranged the exposition on the GPO premises as…
Combined online college admission for 1mln students in BD opens
Dhaka, May 12 – A combined online admission process for Class XI (session 2019 – 2020) began on Sunday. The admission under nine general and madrasa boards will continue till May 13. Students who passed Secondary School Certificate and equivalent…