Dhaka, Apr 4: Beauty pageant Miss Universe Bangladesh 2020 crowned Tangia Zaman Methila as the winner on Saturday.
AL-backed panel wins DU Teachers Aassoc polls uncontested
Dhaka, Dec 21 – Awami League-backed teachers under “Blue Panel” have won the Dhaka University Teachers’ Association (DUTA) polls without contest as no other panel submitted nomination forms by the stipulated time.
American poet Louise Glück wins Nobel literature prize
Stockholm, AP/UNB, Oct 08 – American poet Louise Glück won the Nobel Prize in Literature on Thursday for her “candid and uncompromising” work, which looks unflinchingly and with biting humour at loss and trauma, especially in family life.
a2i wins WSIS awards for 7th consecutive year
Dhaka, Sept 10 – The a2i Programme has succeeded at the World Summit on Information Society (WSIS) awards for the 7th consecutive time.
Bangladeshi youth wins international ICC award
Ashikur Rahman Young Bangladeshi graphic artist Muktadirul Islam Jafir is one of ten top designers to win a prestigious award from the International Cricket Council (ICC).
Nike’s ‘You can’t stop us’ wins the internet
Nike has released a new 90-second commercial on the enduring power of sports with messages of inclusiveness and perseverance at a time when the coronavirus pandemic has forced cancellation or postponement of sporting events.
‘Nonajoler Kabbo’ wins Torino Film Lab Audience Design Fund
Culture Desk Young director Rezwan Shahriar Sumit’s first feature film Nonajoler Kabbo (The Salt in our Waters) won the prestigious Torino Film Lab Audience Design Fund of €45,000.
Bangladesh wins 2 Int’l Blockchain Olympiad awards
Dhaka, July 6: Two Bangladeshi teams which participated for the first time in the ‘International Blockchain Olympiad Award (IBCOL) 2020’ competition have won two out of six main awards.
South Korea election: Ruling party wins amid virus outbreak
The party of South Korean President Moon Jae-in has won a decisive victory in parliamentary elections, with voters backing the government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Hrithik Roshan wins Best Actor for Super 30
Hrithik Roshan, who shed his ‘death by chocolate’ image to play a Bihar-based mathematician in Super 30, won Best Actor at Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival (DPIFF) Awards held in Mumbai on Thursday.
Cape Town restaurant wins Guinness world milkshake record
Guinness World Records has named a South African restaurant as the official titleholder for ‘Most Varieties of Milkshakes Commercially Available’.
Tauquir Ahmed wins award in Rajasthan Int’l Film Festival
Culture Desk Bangladeshi actor-director Tauquir Ahmed has recently won the best director award for his latest film ‘Fagun Haway’ (In spring Breeze) at Rajasthan International Film Festival 2020 (RIFF) in Jaipur city of Rajesthan, India. The festival took place from…
Michelle Obama wins Grammy for best spoken word album
Lil Nas X, Lady Gaga, Beyonce and… Michelle Obama? The former first lady can now add Grammy winner to her resume, after snagging the award on music’s biggest night for Best Spoken Word Album, for the audiobook of her memoir…
India learn to convert toss losses to match wins
India’s one-day side have learned to be tougher when they lose the toss following the heartbreak of a World Cup semi-final defeat, said captain Virat Kohli said after winning the one-day series against Australia.
Fagun Audio Vision wins YouTube’s Gold Creator Award
Culture Desk Fagun Audio Vision’s YouTube channel has won the coveted Gold Creator Award for crossing one million subscribers.
Amitabha Bagchi wins DSC Prize for South Asian Literature
Dhaka, Dec 16 – Amitabha Bagchi’s novel ‘Half The Night Is Gone’ has won the prestigious DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2019.
Miss South Africa wins 2019 Miss Universe crown
Miss South Africa was crowned Miss Universe on Sunday in Atlanta after a lavish ceremony filled with glitter and heartfelt speeches about female empowerment.
Australia wins by innings and 48 runs, sweeps Pakistan 2-0
Nathan Lyon had never taken a five-wicket haul against Pakistan. The veteran off-spinner hadn’t taken a wicket in the day-night test until the fourth day.
China’s ‘The Fourth Wall’ wins prize in Cairo film festival
CAIRO, NOV 30, XINHUA/UNB – The 41st edition of Egypt’s Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF) concluded Friday night at Cairo Opera House with China’s movie “The Fourth Wall” winning an award at the official film section competition.
Gibbs wins 5th NASCAR title in season
Joe Gibbs won the first race, the last race and more than a dozen in between. His most dominating season in 28 years as a NASCAR team owner culminated with his fifth Cup Series championship. This one had to be…
Imperious Djokovic wins 5th Paris Masters and 77th title
Novak Djokovic looked imperious in beating an overawed Denis Shapovalov 6-3, 6-4 Sunday to win his fifth Paris Masters final, clinching a 34th overall Masters title in fine style to move one behind record holder Rafael Nadal.
German Co. Ib vogt tie-up wins 50-MW solar project in BD
October 3 – A tie-up of German solar developer Ib vogt GmbH and AG Agro Industries Ltd has won a competitive tender process for the construction of a 50-MW grid-connected solar park in Bangladesh, it was announced on Wednesday.
Annie Silverstein’s ‘Bull’ wins top prize at Deauville
The American Film Festival in Deauville, France, awarded its top prize to Annie Silverstein’s “Bull”, jury president Catherine Deneuve announced on Saturday.
Rafael Nadal wins US Open for 19th Grand Slam title
Rafael Nadal won his 19th Grand Slam title after holding off Russian Daniil Medvedev’s exhilarating fightback in one of the greatest US Open finals.
Pedro Costa’s ‘Vitalina Varela’ wins top prizes at Locarno film fest
“Vitalina Varela’, Portuguese director Pedro Costa’s dark portrayal of a Cape Verde woman who flies to Lisbon to bury her husband, scooped the top prize at the Locarno film festival in Switzerland Saturday. The film tells the story of the…
Decade on, Chinese yuan wins worldwide recognition
Beijing, July 12 (Xinhua/UNB) — From a currency that barely registered in the international market to one with worldwide recognition, Chinese yuan’s rise on the global stage over the past decade is a testament to China’s growing economic clout and…
Kamruzzaman Sagar wins award in National Art Exhibition
Culture DeskThis year feted print maker Kamruzzaman Sagar has bagged the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy Award 2019 (valued at BDT 2 lakhs) at the 23rd National Art Exhibition for his work Global Warming (Lithograph). He is now an Assistant Professor of…
Prof Yunus wins 2019 Global Women’s Leadership award
Dhaka, July 9 (UNB) – Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus has been honored with the ‘2019 Global Women’s Leadership Award’ at the Global Summit of Women in Basel, Switzerland. Prof Yunus received the award on July 5 for his internationally-recognised…
Huawei wins ‘Best 5G Core Network Technology’ award
Dhaka, Jun 14(UNB)- Huawei’s 5G intelligent and simplified core network solution won “Best 5G Core Network Technology” Award at the 5G World Summit-2019 held in London recently. 5G will bring many changes to industries and promote new industry applications and…
Musical inspired by Greek mythology wins at Tony Awards
A musical inspired by Greek mythology and a play about the conflict in Northern Ireland were the big winners Sunday at the Tony Awards, the highest honors in American theater. “Hadestown” was the big favorite of the 73rd annual awards…