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Messi, Ronaldo, Van Dijk nominated for UEFA award

Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Virgil van Dijk have been named as the finalists for the UEFA Men’s Player of the Year award, reports ESPN soccer. While Ronaldo, a three-time winner, has been ever-present in the final three since the award was created in 2011, Van Dijk makes his first appearance after helping Liverpool win the Champions League title last ... Read More »

US judge slashes jury award in Roundup cancer case

A US judge on Wednesday slashed punitive damages a jury ordered Monsanto to pay in a Roundup cancer trial, saying the sum was too high despite the company’s “reprehensible” conduct. US District Court Judge Vince Chhabria denied a request by Monsanto for a new trial, but ruled that the $75 million in punitive damages was “constitutionally impermissible.” Chhabria reduced to ... Read More »

Shahidul Alam shortlisted for Prix Pictet Award

Culture Desk Shahidul Alam, internationally renowned Bangladeshi photographer, activist and founder of Drik and Pathshala South Asian Media Institute has been selected as one of the 12 photographers shortlisted for the eighth cycle of the Prix Pictet, the global award in photography and sustainability. The award will be presented to the winner on 13 November 2019, with the opening of ... Read More »

ATM Shamsuzzaman receives Bulbul Ahmed Memorial Award

Culture Desk To commemorate the legacy of Mahanayak Bulbul Ahmed his family members and Bulbul Ahmed Foundation every year awards a film figure of the country on the day of his death anniversary, which was yesterday. This year the award went to ATM Shamsuzzaman. ATM Shamsuzzaman is at present under medical care at Bangabandhu Medical College and Hospital, Shahbagh in ... Read More »

Kamruzzaman Sagar wins award in National Art Exhibition

Culture DeskThis year feted print maker Kamruzzaman Sagar has bagged the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy Award 2019 (valued at BDT 2 lakhs) at the 23rd National Art Exhibition for his work Global Warming (Lithograph). He is now an Assistant Professor of Printmaking Department at the Faculty of Fine Arts (FFA), University of Dhaka (DU). It might be added here that global ... Read More »

Vatican to honour Prof Yunus with ‘Lamp of Peace’ award

Bangkok, June 29 (UNB) – Vatican will honour Prof Muhammed Yunus with the ‘Lamp of Peace’, an award exclusively given to honour those who work towards promoting peace and harmony. Pope Francis has invited Nobel Laureate Prof Yunus to the Economic Summit in Spring 2020. Father Enzo Fortunato, Spokesperson and Communication Director of The Holy Convent of Papal Basilica of ... Read More »

Huawei wins ‘Best 5G Core Network Technology’ award

Dhaka, Jun 14(UNB)- Huawei’s 5G intelligent and simplified core network solution won “Best 5G Core Network Technology” Award at the 5G World Summit-2019 held in London recently. 5G will bring many changes to industries and promote new industry applications and business models. Huawei’s 5G intelligent and simplified core network supports all-cloud-based key technologies, such as three-layer decoupling, stateless design, cross-DC ... Read More »

Prof Anisuzzaman to get SAARC Literature Award

Culture Desk National Professor Anisuzzaman has been named as the recipient of SAARC Literature Award 2019. The award will be officially handed over on May 21 in Bhutan. The president of Bangla Academy has now become the fourth Bangladeshi to receive the award. Foundation of SAARC Writers and Literature, based in New Delhi will confer the award. On hearing the ... Read More »

4 chosen for Bangla Academy Award

Dhaka, Jan 28 – Four personalities have been chosen for the Bangla Academy Sahitya Puroshkar 2018. Director General of Bangla Academy Poet Habibullah Siraji announced the names at a press briefing at the academy on Monday afternoon. The award recipients are Poet Kazi Rosy (Poetry), Mohit Kamal (Literature), Syed Mohammad Shahed (Essay and Research) and Afsan Chowdhury (Literature on Liberation ... Read More »

IBBL gets ICMAB best corporate award

Dhaka, Dec 9 – The Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited has achieved ICMAB Best Corporate Award. JQM Habibullah, FCS, Deputy Managing Director of the Bank received the crest from Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith, MP at the ICMAB Best Corporate Award 2017 at Hotel Intercontinental, Dhaka on Saturday, 8 December 2018. Read More »