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Traveling fans head to Japan for Rugby World Cup 2019

Langley, United Kingdom, Thursday 19 September 2019: Advanced flight bookings to Japan suggest rugby fans from the United Kingdom, New Zealand and Ireland will be on the ground in force to support their teams during this year’s Rugby World Cup according to research by Travelport, a leading technology company serving the global travel industry. Read More »

Prof Usha Goswami, Fazle Hasan Abed win Yidan Prize 2019

Hong Kong, China – Media OutReach – 19 September 2019 – The Yidan Prize, the world’s largest international prize in education, announces its 2019 laureates. Professor Usha GOSWAMI, Professor of Cognitive Developmental Neuroscience at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom, has been awarded the Yidan Prize for Education Research, while Sir Fazle Hasan ABED KCMG, Founder and Chair ... Read More »

Nuhash Humayun selected for Asian Film Academy 2019 fellowship

Entertainment Desk Bangladeshi film-maker Nuhash Humayun has been selected for The Asian Film Academy 2019 fellowship program. The program is part of the Busan International Film Festival, considered an important festival in Asia. The Asian Film Academy (AFA) is an educational program for nurturing talented young Asian film-makers and creates a platform for building a professional network throughout Asia. Talking ... Read More »

World experienced hottest June on record in 2019

The world experienced its hottest June on record last month, with an average temperature worldwide of 61.6F (16.4C), according to new data. The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said the average global temperature was 1.7F warmer than the 20th Century average. The heat was most notable in parts of Europe, Russia, Canada and South America, it said. The ... Read More »

SDGs: High-level Pol Forum 2019 underpins accelerated action

The global response to implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has not been ambitious enough, and a renewed commitment and accelerated action is needed to deliver the SDGs in time. This was the key message from the 2019 High-level Political Forum (HLPF), which completed the first four-year cycle of its mandate to review the 17 SDGs and assess progress towards ... Read More »

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 work in poverty alleviation and economic empowerment of women globally through his pioneering work of microfinance and social business, said ... Read More »

Celebrities spotted at ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 matches

Entertainment Desk Famous actors and musicians stepped out of their sets and studios to join the world cup festivities that started on May 30 and will continue till July 14. From Mick Jagger and Ed Sheeran to Jaya Ahsan and Ranveer Singh, everyone cheered their respective teams in England during the group stage. Actor Stephen Fry was seen enjoying the ... Read More »

Bangabandhu Cup Golf Open 2019 begins Wednesday

Dhaka – The US$ 350,000 “Bangabandhu Cup Golf Open 2019”, an Asian Tour Professional Golf Tournament will be kicked off Wednesday at Kurmitola Golf Club here. Bangladesh Golf Federation is organizing the highly-rated Asian Tour for the fifth time since 2015. Players from around the world have arrived here to take part in the tournament. A total of 156 golfers ... Read More »

World Social Work Day 2019 observed at RU

Rajshahi, March 19 – With the theme of ‘Promoting the importance of human relationships’ the Social Work department of Rajshahi University observed the World Social Work Day 2019 on Tuesday amid festivity and enthusiasm. On the day teachers, students and staffs brought out a procession on the university campus at 10.30 am from the Mamtazuddin Kala Bhaban and after parading ... Read More »

Dhaka Art Week 2019 concludes

Dhaka, Feb 9 (UNB) – The first edition of Dhaka Art Week 2019, showcasing artworks by prominent and amateur artists, concluded on Saturday. The four-day exhibition, organised by Art Hawk, took place at the National Art Gallery of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. It included installation and performance artworks with paintings of various artists.  Dhaka Art Week had engaging events such as ... Read More »