When Runa met Lata

“Hearing ‘I’m a fan’ from a vital fable is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. you was upon tip of a world,” pronounced Runa Laila. The diva not long ago met ‘Bharat Ratna’ Lata Mangeshkar during a latter’s chateau in Mumbai. “I achieved during multiform Puja celebrations in Delhi, Mumbai as good as Kolkata. On Oct 2, you […]

Our own laptop

Telephone Shilpa Sangstha (TSS), Bangladesh, where analogue phone sets were manufactured long before the digital dominance, will now be the hub for assembling Doel netbooks and laptops. Named after the national bird, Doel is the first ever laptop brand to be assembled in Bangladesh, which is believed to revolutionise the high tech industry of the […]

Unicef awards 29 media professionals

Unicef yesterday awarded the 7th Meena Media Award 2011 to 29 professionals from both print and electronic media for their excellence in promoting child rights through the media. Carel de Rooy, Unicef representative in Bangladesh, spoke on the occasion marked by life- size animated characters of Meena cartoon and children’s performance. The first, second, and […]

Art camp on national anthem

British American Tobacco Bangladesh (BATB) and Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts jointly organised a three-day art camp titled “BATB-Bengal Art Camp ’11”. The camp was held recently at BATB’s Guest House Complex in Kushtia. About 12 painters took part in the camp. The participating artists are: Qayyum Chowdhury, Samarjit Roy Chowdhury, Hashem Khan, Rafiqun Nabi, […]

Hasina for e-library at DU

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday directed the education ministry to take immediate steps to set up an e-library at Dhaka University. The premier gave the directive while addressing the launching of the first-ever Bangladesh-made laptop, ‘Doel’, at the city’s Bangabandhu International Conference Centre. Drawing the attention of Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid and Dhaka University […]