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Veteran Bollywood actor Om Puri dies

Veteran Bollywood actor Om Puri dies

Posted by on January 7, 2017
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Veteran Bollywood actor Om Puri dies

Veteran Indian actor Om Puri, star of British hit East is East, has died aged 66. Puri suffered a heart attack at his residence in Mumbai early on Friday, reports say. Om Puri, who acted in both mainstream and art films, was known for his gritty performances in a number of landmark Indian films in […]

Opshora to represent Bangladesh in Miss Asia 2016

Posted by on August 13, 2016
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Opshora to represent Bangladesh in Miss Asia 2016

Opshora to represent Bangladesh in Miss Asia 2016

Opshora Ali was first noticed in a model hunt competition by Channel i. She was one of the top five competitors, who won the title “Miss Beauty Smile”.  Later her appearance was very appreciated in various TVCs and TV plays. Cast opposite actor Emon, her first film “Porobashini” will soon be released. Last year Opshora, […]

Verizon buys Yahoo for $4.83B, marking end of an era

Posted by on July 30, 2016
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Verizon buys Yahoo for $4.83B, marking end of an era

Verizon buys Yahoo for $4.83B, marking end of an era

Verizon is buying Yahoo for $4.83 billion, marking the end of an era for a company that once defined the internet. It is the second time in as many years that Verizon has snapped up the remnants of a fallen internet star as it broadens its digital reach. The nation’s largest wireless carrier paid $4.4 […]

Operators wait for govt nod to stop Peace TV

Posted by on July 8, 2016
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Operators wait for govt nod to stop Peace TV

Operators wait for govt nod to stop Peace TV

Cable TV operators in Bangladesh have said they are keen to stop airing controversial Indian televangelist Dr Zakir Naik’s Peace TV but are waiting for a government notification. Cable TV Owners’ Association President Mir Hossain Akhtar on Friday told bdnews24.com, “In the past I myself used to watch the channel but after the Gulshan incident, […]

Talha Ahmed on ‪‎BBC‬ News on ‪‎GulshanAttack‬ in ‪Bangladesh

Posted by on July 6, 2016
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1,700 online newspapers apply for registration

Posted by on June 26, 2016
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1,700 online newspapers apply for registration

1,700 online newspapers apply for registration

As many as 1,717 online newspapers have applied for registration with the government, says Information Minister Hasanul Huq Inu. Replying a query in Parliament on Sunday, he said that the number of private TV channels approved by the government now stands at 41 while FM radio stations 28. Inu said the number of newspapers published […]

‘Posting photo with wife not a crime’

Posted by on May 31, 2016
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‘Posting photo with wife not a crime’

‘Posting photo with wife not a crime’

Shahriar Islam Shaon, who has been arrested in a case filed by just-married actress Mahiya Mahi, has once again claimed that Mahi is his wife. Writing to a Dhaka court, Shaon said Sharmin Akhtar Neepa, who is known to the media as Mahiya Mahi, had previously got married to him. The published photos of their […]

National Film Award, 2014 awarded to 29

Posted by on May 11, 2016
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National Film Award, 2014 awarded to 29

National Film Award, 2014 awarded to 29

Twenty-nine artistes and film professionals have received the National Film Award, 2014 in 26 categories for their outstanding contributions to the film industry. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina formally handed over the awards on Wednesday to the recipients at a ceremony held at the Bangabandhu International Conference Center (BICC) in the afternoon. Chaired by Information Minister […]

Meril-Prothom Alo Award-2015 conferred

Posted by on April 29, 2016
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Meril-Prothom Alo Award-2015 conferred

Meril-Prothom Alo Award-2015 conferred

The Hall of Fame auditorium of Bangabandhu International Conference Centre buzzed with glitzy showbiz celebrities as the 18th edition of Meril Prothom Alo Award saw its grand finale on Friday night. This year’s lifetime achievement award went to veteran actress Sarah Begum Kabori. Anchored by singer-turned-actor Tahsan, the award giving ceremony was full of fun, […]

Guidelines for public servants using social media

Guidelines for public servants using social media

Posted by on March 20, 2016
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Guidelines for public servants using social media

The government on Sunday issued a set of guidelines for public servants using social media networking sites, including facebook, twitter, skype and viber to ensure the ‘proper use’ of the internet-based communications in its offices. Through the instructions for use of social media in the government offices, the public servants have been asked to refrain […]

Be prepared to face challenges before becoming a journalist, bdnews24.com chief editor tells ULAB students

Posted by on March 3, 2016
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Be prepared to face challenges before becoming a journalist, bdnews24.com chief editor tells ULAB students

Be prepared to face challenges before becoming a journalist, bdnews24.com chief editor tells ULAB students

bdnews24.com Editor-in-Chief Toufique Imrose Khalidi speaks at the ‘Meet the Editor’ event organised by ULAB’s Media Studies and Journalism Department on its campus. One must be ready to face everyday challenges of the profession before opting to become a journalist, says bdnews24.com Editor-in-Chief Toufique Imrose Khalidi. “Journalism is not a business for the fainthearted,” he said at […]

29 artistes get Nat’l Film Award 2014

Posted by on February 25, 2016
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29 artistes get Nat’l Film Award 2014

29 artistes get Nat’l Film Award 2014

(From Left to Right) The awardees for the National Film Award 2014 include Runa Laila for best singer female, Ferdous Ahmed (Ek Cup Cha), for best actor and Mousumi (Tarkata) as one of the best actresses. A total of 29 artistes and film professionals have been chosen for the National Film Award 2014 in 26 […]

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