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67th Int’l Film festival to start in Germany on February 9

By European Bureau Chief Nazmun Nesa Piari The 67th Berlinale, Berlin’s world-famous International Film festival will start in the capital of Germany on February 9,2017 . The movie shown on the first evening is the world-premiere “Django”. This French movie tells the story of Django Reinhardt,a famous composer and guitarist Who fled from the German occupied Paris in 1943. Django ... Read More »

IPL 10 to start on April 5

Sport Desk The 10th season of Indian Premier League (IPL) will commence as per schedule on April 5 while the existing processes for availing the services and appointment of vendors will continue. “The IPL 2017 season will commence as scheduled from 5th April 2017. The IPL operational timelines for 2017 season will be communicated shortly by the BCCI/IPL management team,” ... Read More »

The offices of ten Secretaries and Secretary level officers were reshuffled on Wednesday. The Ministry of Public Administration issued gazette notifications in this connection. Fayjur Rahman, secretary of post and telecommunication, was made secretary of the fisheries and livestock resources ministry, Maksudul Hasan, secretary of fisheries and fivestock resources ministry, was appointed as secretary of textile and jute ministry. Besides, Sham Sundar Sikdar, secretary of information and communication technology division was made secretary of post and telecommunication while, Farid Uddin Ahmed, secretary of Implementation Monitoring and Evaluation Division was made secretary of Security Services Division of Home Minister. Home Ministry secretary Dr Kamal Uddin Ahmed was made secretary of Public Security Department of Home Ministry while, Shuvashis Bose, acting secretary of textile and jute ministry appointed as acting secretary of commerce ministry.

International Desk While President Donald Trump has been tweeting about the necessity of banning immigrants and refugees to stop an influx of “bad dudes” to the US, he might be shocked to learn that the highest number of domestic terrorist attacks in recent years were carried out by US citizens. Information from Terrorism in America After 9/11 found that 190 ... Read More »

Initiative to establish alumni at JnU Journalism Dept

JnU Correspondent Authorities of Department of Mass Communication and Journalism (MCJ) of Jagannath University (JnU) have taken an initiative to establish alumni association with their former students. On this occasion, a reunion is scheduled to be organised in the department at 11:00am on Friday (February 3). The former students of the department have been asked to attend the reunion. Three ... Read More »

Major reshuffle in administration

businessnews24bd.com The offices of ten Secretaries and Secretary level officers were reshuffled on Wednesday. The Ministry of Public Administration issued gazette notifications in this connection. Fayjur Rahman, secretary of post and telecommunication, was made secretary of the fisheries and livestock resources ministry, Maksudul Hasan, secretary of fisheries and fivestock resources ministry, was appointed as secretary of textile and jute ministry. ... Read More »

Palestinian President arrives in Dhaka

businessnews24bd.com Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas arrived in Dhaka on Wednesday on a three-day official visit. A special flight carrying Abbas and his entourage landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport this afternoon. President Hamid received the Palestinian President near the VVIP Tarmac of Hazarat Shahjalal International Airport amid a 21-gun salute. Palestinian foreign minister Reyad Al Malki, chief justice of Palestine ... Read More »

Ekushey book fair begins

businessnews24bd.com The much-awaited book fair ‘Amar Ekushey Granthamela’ today has begun on the Bangla Academy premises and its adjacent area Suhrawardy Udyan in the capital like previous year. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the book fair, the biggest get-together of readers, writers and publishers, at around 4:30pm and visited many book stalls. The month-long fair will remain open for 30 ... Read More »

7 writers receive Bangla Academy awards

businessnews24bd.com Seven writers have received Bangla Academy Sahitya Purashkar-2016, one of the prestigious literary awards in the country. The award winners are – Poet Abu Hasan Shahriar, writer Shahaduzzaman, Morshed Shafiul Hasan for research, Niyaz Zaman for translation, MA Hasan for literatures on Liberation War, Noorjahan Bose for autobiography and Rashed Rouf for children’s literature. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina handed ... Read More »

Bonanza in fridge & TV sales at Walton Pavilion in extended DITF

Economic Correspondent Bangladesh Export Promotion Bureau extended the period of month-long Dhaka International Trade Fair-2017 by more four days to February 4 from January 31. Huge crowds are seen at the stalls and pavilions of different products on the extension of the fair. Among those, Walton Mega Pavilion witnessed a bonanza in the sales of fridge, television and other home ... Read More »

Iran confirms new missile test

International Desk Iran’s Defence Minister Hossein Dehghan said on Wednesday the Islamic Republic had tested a new missile, but added the test did not breach Tehran’s nuclear accord with world powers or a U.N. Security Council resolution endorsing the pact. Iran has test-fired several ballistic missiles since the nuclear deal in 2015, but this is the first during U.S. President ... Read More »

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