Daily Archives: December 19, 2017


Metro is just the ticket for Paris fashion show

Metro is just the ticket for Paris fashion show

Paris Fashion Week went underground in more ways than one when a rising young avant-garde designer held her show on the city’s metro. Berlin-based Andra Dumitrascu had to think quickly when the venue for her show late Friday fell through at last minute. So she directed fashionistas to the nearest metro station, Rambuteau, where her


Dhaka seeks enhanced cooperation for safe migration

(UNB) – Bangladesh has sought an enhanced international cooperation and global governance of migration through adopting a global compact for safe, orderly and regular migration. “We constantly advocate in favour of ethical recruitment, opening up of new legal pathways, responsible migration, decent work, protection of migrants’ rights, including that of their family members,”said Permanent Representative


Turkish PM pays respect to Bangabandhu, martyrs

(UNB) – Visiting Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on Tuesday visited the National Mausoleum and paid respect to the martyrs placing wreaths. The Turkish Prime Minister also signed visitors’ book and planted a sapling there. Housing and Public Works Minister Engineer Mosharraf Hossain and Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Huq were present. The Turkish


RU students submit memorandum to VC for Rucsu polls

(UNB) – Rajshahi University (RU) students on Tuesday submitted a memorandum to university Vice-chancellor Prof M Abdus Sobhan demanding immediate election to the RU Central Students’ Union (Rucsu). RU Pro-VC Prof Ananda Kumar Saha received the memorandum on behalf of the VC. “It’s not an easy process to hold the Rucus election. The government intervention


Robotic arms maker eyes Bangladesh

(UNB) – Universal Robots, the leading manufacturers of advanced, light weight collaborative robotic arms, will expand their operations in Bangladesh, after successfully having set up their operations in India and Sri Lanka. The Universal Robots General Manager for South Asia operation, Pradeep David expressed the company’s interest to Bangladesh market at launching programme of Universal


Turkey to continue support to Rohingyas, improve economic ties with BD

(UNB) – Visiting Turkish Prime Minister BinaliYildirim on Tuesday expressed his country’s intention to further improve the existing strong trade and economic relations with Bangladesh, and assured of continuing its support to Rohingyas living in Bangladesh. “We’ve discussed what we can do to improve our economic and trade relations,” he said terming Bangladesh a dynamic


Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli get trolled for their honeymoon picture

Entertainment Desk Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli‘s honeymoon picture went viral when the actress uploaded it from their honeymoon destination. After having a fairytale wedding at Tuscany, Italy Virushka flew to Finland for their honeymoon. Without revealing the destination, Anushka uploaded a picture and wrote, “In heaven, literally.” While people speculated about their honeymoon destination


Mosharraf Karim and Tareen in Shamim Zaman’s ‘Career’

Culture Desk After a hiatus of more than four years, Mosharraf Karim and Tareen—two very popular actors of the country’s showbiz—have acted together once again under the direction of actor-director Shamim Zaman. The duo will appear in the tele-drama titled ‘Career’ scripted by Fazlul Selim. Though Mosharraf and Tareen acted together in different projects of


Bangladesh thru to SAFF U15 Women’s Championship final

Sports Desk Akhi Khatun’s two goals helped Bangladesh cruise into the final of the four-nation South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Under-15 Women’s Championship with one match to spare after a 3-0 win against Bhutan in their second group stage match at Birshrestha Shaheed Sepoy Mohammad Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Kamalapur on Tuesday. On the day’s