Home / Mr. Admin

Author Archives: Mr. Admin

Quader greets countrymen on Pahela Baishakh

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Sunday greeted the people on the occasion of Pahela  Baishakh, the first day of Bengali New Year 1431. “The people have to stand against sectarianism, conspiracy and the politics of terrorism,” said Quader, also Road Transport and Bridges Minister, in a video message on the new year. Pahela Baishakh, a real festival of ...

Read More »

Chhayanaut’s Baishakh celebration: A cultural extravaganza marks Bangla New Year

Amid the Eid festivity, Sunday morning marked the annual Pahela Baishakh cultural celebration held at Ramna Park in the capital by Chhayanaut, the country’s distinguished cultural institution, widely revered for celebrating the beginning of the Bengali New Year with its flagship festivity on April 14. Began at 6:15 am beneath the banyan tree at Ramna (Ramna Batamul) with a mesmerising ...

Read More »

Somali pirates say MV Abdullah released after $5mn ransom paid

Somali pirates released a hijacked ship, MV Abdullah, and its crew of 23 early on Sunday after a $5 million ransom was paid, according to two pirates. “The money was brought to us two nights ago as usual… we checked whether the money was fake or not. Then we divided the money into groups and left, avoiding the government forces,” ...

Read More »

Banks, stock, offices, courts to open on Monday after Eid holiday

After 6 days of Eid and Pahela Baisakh vacation, offices, courts, banks-stock markets are set to open on Monday.m The holidaymakers are arriving in the capital after celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr on Thursday, the biggest religious festival of the Muslim community. On the occasion of Eid, April 10, 11, and 12 (Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday) were public holidays. After Eid, there was ...

Read More »

Bangladesh reports 9 more COVID cases in a day

Bangladesh reported nine more COVID-19 cases in 24 hours till Sunday morning. With the new numbers, the country’s total COVID-19 caseload rose to 2,049,728, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). The official death toll from the disease remained unchanged at 29,493 as no new fatalities were reported during this period. The daily case test positivity rate was ...

Read More »

Iran attack on Israel disrupts flight schedules for major Arab airlines

Major airlines across the Middle East announced the cancellation of some of their flights, while having to reroute others, after Iran launched dozens of drones and missiles at Israel through Saturday night into Sunday. Emirates Airlines cancelled some of its fights, while Etihad Airways cancelled services to Tel Aviv and Amman on Sunday, reports Reuters. “Some of our flights have ...

Read More »

Nine Myanmar BGP members flee to Bangladesh again

Nine members of the Myanmar Border Guard Police (BGP) fled to Kharangkhali border in Teknaf on Sunday morning for seeking shelter in Bangladesh due to the ongoing fighting with rebel groups near the border. Lt Col Md Mohiuddin Ahmed, commander of the Border Guard Bangladesh Battalion-2 in Teknaf, said the BGP members entered Bangladesh through the Kharangkhali and Jhimongkhali borders ...

Read More »

Harry-Meghan team up with Netflix for lifestyle, polo shows

Britain’s Prince Harry and his actress wife Meghan Markle are working on two nonfiction series with Netflix — a lifestyle program and a show on professional polo, their production company announced Thursday. The couple, who split with the British monarchy in 2020 and now reside in California, signed a deal with the streaming giant that same year for multiple projects. ...

Read More »

Hijacked ship MV Abdullah released with 23 sailors

Bangladeshi cargo ship MV Abdullah and its 23 crew members, who were held hostage by Somali pirates, have been released. KSRM media advisor Mizanul Islam confirmed this at 3:45 am on Sunday. He told UNB that, “We received the good news a while ago. Our ship with 23 sailors has been released. All 23 sailors are unharmed and in good ...

Read More »

Pahela Baishakh celebrated

Pahela Baishakh, the first day of Bengali New Year-1431, was celebrated across the country today with festivity, upholding the rich cultural values and rituals of the Bangalees A huge number of people are expected to join the “Nabo Barsho” festivities across the country, particularly in the capital city. Pahela Baishakh is one of the most colourful festivals through which the ...

Read More »