India’s election descends into the mire Keith Jones WITH each week, the election campaign in the world’s “largest democracy” becomes fouler and more toxic, as India’s rival capitalist politicians make communalist taunts and bellicose threats, and seek to hoodwink voters with phony promises. The campaign’s tone is being set by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and […]


Accord to stay on until May 19

Business Report IN the wake of European retailers’ inspection agency ACCORD’s legal battle, the Supreme Court on Tuesday extended its tenure in Bangladesh up to May 19. The development comes after the court adjourned hearing of an appeal until that day filed by the Accord challenging a High Court judgment that asked the agency to […]


SIBL arranged Quarterly Business Conference with its 44 Branches of Chattogram and Sylhet Region

Business Report Social Islami Bank Limited (SIBL) arranged a Quarterly Business Conference (1st Quarter-2019) with the branches of Chattogram & Sylhet Region at Hotel Agrabad, Chattogram on 12.04.2019. Managing Director & CEO of the Bank Mr. Quazi Osman Ali inaugurated the program as the Chief Guest. Additional Managing Director, Mr. Kazi Towhidul Alam, Deputy Managing […]

Art & Culture

Shwapno unveils ‘Melay Jaire’ T-shirts to raise funds for children with autism

Cultural Correspondent A portion of the proceeds from the sale of these T-shirts will support the PFDA-Vocational Training Center, an institution for children with autism. Shwapno, one of the largest grocery store chains in Bangladesh, unveiled “Melay Jaire” T-shirts on Thursday at one of their outlets in Gulshan 1. The T-shirts are named after Feedback’s […]

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Iran cultural centre celebrates Pahela Baishakh, Nowruz

Cultural Correspondent Iran Cultural Centre, Dhaka, in association with Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, celebrated Pahela Baishakh and Nowruz, the Iranian New Year, through a programme held at Music and Dance Centre of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Friday. The programme featured discussion and a cultural show. Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury, state minister for shipping, was present as the […]

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Goethe-Institut organises “Through Her Eyes”

Cultural Correspondent Goethe-Institut Bangladesh, in cooperation with the International Film Initiative of Bangladesh (IFIB) organized a film screening and discussion series “Through Her Eyes “ – A space to watch and discuss films with women filmmakers of Bangladesh” at its Dhanmondi auditorium on Thursday. Baganiya (Garden of Memories) a 66 minute film directed by Humaira […]