Students were enrolled in six different schools - School of Business, School of Engineering and Computer Science, School of Environmental Science and Management, School of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, School of Life Sciences, and School of Public Health. Acting Vice-Chancellor Professor Milan Pagon welcomed the newly enrolled students and the parents, thanking them for choosing the institution “towards crafting their lives by coping with new opportunities”. Newly enrolled students will display “strong work, sheer commitments and take the ultimate leadership to run this country”, he added. Later, the newly enrolled students visited and got oriented by different Schools, Departments, Laboratories, Library and other Divisions of IUB. Apart from the students, parents, guardians, members of the faculty and management of IUB attended the orientation programme.
January 18, 2020 19:30 UTC
It was not clear how long the issue had lasted but Google’s translation function did not show the same error. "We have fixed an issue regarding Burmese to English translations on Facebook and are working to identify the cause to ensure that it doesn’t happen again," Facebook said in a statement. "This issue is not a reflection of the way our products should work and we sincerely apologise for the offence this has caused." “We are aware of an issue regarding Burmese to English translations on Facebook, and we’re doing everything we can to fix this as quickly as possible,” a spokesperson for the tech company said in a statement. It also showed the translation feature was flawed, citing an anti-Rohingya post advocating killing Muslims that was translated into English as “I shouldn’t have a rainbow in Myanmar”.
January 18, 2020 18:56 UTC
In recent days, the queen and her family have been working out with officials how this stepping back will work in practice for Harry, 35, and his American wife, former actress Meghan, 38. "Harry, Meghan and Archie will always be much loved members of my family," Queen Elizabeth said in a statement issued by the palace, referring to the couple's baby son. The queen added that she was "particularly proud" of how quickly Meghan became one of the family. A friend of Harry and Meghan said the couple felt they had been driven out. "The Sussexes will not use their HRH title as they are no longer working members of the royal family.
January 18, 2020 18:45 UTC
Police arrested ‘Mujibur’, 53, after the incident on Friday night. The girl was alone at home as the mother was selling winter cakes on the street while the father was out for work. Her mother said the girl told her about the rape when she asked her daughter why she was crying. The child was admitted to the Dhaka Medical College Hospital and her mother started a case. “We arrested Mujibur shortly afterwards,” Shahidul said.
January 18, 2020 18:11 UTC
The main attraction of the fair is Huawei's 5G experience booth, said a press release. I am literally impressed with 5G experience" Said Tasnim Mitu, a third-year student of Dhaka University. Besides 5G testing, there is another play-zone where visitors can experience real-time virtual reality (VR) test through 5G technology. I want to thank Huawei for giving us the chance to experience 5G and other thrilling technological facilities without any cost." "The exhibition aims to showcase the advancement of 5G technology in Human-to-Machine or Machine-to-Machine communication," said Nazmul Hasan, marketing director of Huawei Technologies (Bangladesh) Limited.
January 18, 2020 17:48 UTC
File photo of late president Ziaur RahmanAs part of the programs, BNP senior leaders together with other party leaders and activists will place wreaths at Zia's grave around 10am on SundayBNP marks the 84th birth anniversary of its founder Ziaur Rahman on Sunday. Born on January 19, 1936 at Bagbari in Bogura, Ziaur Rahman founded Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) in 1978 and became the country's seventh president. As part of the programs, BNP senior leaders together with other party leaders and activists will place wreaths at Zia's grave around 10am on Sunday. BNP's associate bodies and the party's district, city, upazila and thana units will celebrate the birth anniversary with various programs. Meanwhile, BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir issued a message on the occasion paying homage to its founder.
January 18, 2020 17:26 UTC
They made the comment at a press conference organized by South Asia Alliance for Poverty Eradication at the National Press Club on Saturday. "Health sector is crucial to our development effort; however, only a handful of rich people have access to and can afford quality health care. The poor ones of society receive below par health service at places like Dhaka Medical College Hospital, whereas, the rich get health care services in expensive hospitals in Singapore." In South Asia, it is mostly women do all the care work without getting paid," she said. The way we currently measure our economies ignores a large portion of unpaid care work that affects all of us.
January 18, 2020 17:26 UTC
Bangladesh's Jamal Bhuiyan crosses during their Bangabandhu Gold Cup match against Palestine in Dhaka Wednesday Dhaka Tribune/Md ManikBangladesh face Sri Lanka at Bangabandhu National Stadium in Dhaka at 5pm SundayBangladesh football team captain Jamal Bhuiyan is determined to win against Sri Lanka and reach the semi-final of the Bangabandhu Gold Cup. Bangladesh face Sri Lanka at Bangabandhu National Stadium in Dhaka at 5pm Sunday. Bangladesh lost their first match against Palestine and must win Sunday to go through to the last four of the six-nation tournament. However, Sri Lanka will not be an easy nut to crack as they showed a resolute defensive performance against a strong Palestine side. If the Bangladesh-Sri Lanka game ends in a stalemate after 90 minutes Sunday, the group runners-up and the semi-finalist will be decided through penalties.
January 18, 2020 17:03 UTC
Photo: Dhaka Tribune/Md ManikBoth Bangladesh and Sri Lanka have zero points, and the winner of Sunday's tie will go on to lock horns with Burundi on Thursday. Burundi restored parity in the 55th minute through Shimirimana Jospin, who scored a hat-trick in the previous match against Mauritius. Photo: Dhaka Tribune/Md ManikBurundi then took the lead five minutes later through captain Tambaye Amisi’s placed shot. Burundi coach Bifubusa said they always had the belief to come back to the game after conceding and he is now eyeing a win in the semis. RESULTBurundi 3 (Jospin 55, Amisi 60, 62) 1 Seychelles (Perry 26)SUNDAY'S MATCHBangladesh v Sri Lanka
January 18, 2020 16:52 UTC
Shaila, a physician, went door to door at the Korail slum in Mohakhali on Saturday distributing leaflets and seeking votes. Actors Shomi Kaiser, Tanvin Sweety and Majnun Mijan accompanied Shaila to the slum. She claimed she received warm responses from the voters. We urge the voters to vote for boat to build a healthy, vibrant and beautiful Dhaka,” she said. Shaila said her husband would work to improve the standards of living of the slum dwellers.
January 18, 2020 16:52 UTC
Norwegian teenager Haaland, who joined only weeks ago from Red Bull Salzburg for a reported 20 million euros ($22.18 million)Borussia Dortmund's new signing Erling Haaland scored a sensational hat-trick in 23 minutes on his debut to help his team come from two goals down and beat Augsburg 5-3 on Saturday as the Bundesliga resumed after the winter break. Norwegian teenager Haaland, who joined only weeks ago from Red Bull Salzburg for a reported 20 million euros ($22.18 million), scored his first goal with a low drive in the 59th, three minutes after coming on to cut the gap to 3-2. ERLING HAALAND HAT-TRICK 25 MINUTES INTO HIS DORTMUND DEBUT!!!!! 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 pic.twitter.com/YvhDUAgKAn — Footy Accumulators (@FootyAccums) January 18, 2020Jadon Sancho levelled for the visitors and Haaland then tapped in Dortmund's fourth in the 70th to put them ahead. The 19-year-old talent sealed their win to live up to heightened expectations and completed his memorable hat-trick in the 79th minute to put fourth-placed Dortmund on 33 points.
January 18, 2020 16:41 UTC
Dhaka University Vice Chancellor (VC) Prof Md Akhtaruzzaman serves water and fruit juice to the demonstrators to end the hunger strike in the university campus on Saturday, January 18, 2020 Dhaka TribuneVC Prof Md Akhtaruzzaman thanks the Election Commission for polls defermentThe protesting students of Dhaka University have ended their hunger strike after the Election Commission rescheduled the Dhaka city polls in the face of criticism and movement. Dhaka University Vice Chancellor (VC) Prof Md Akhtaruzzaman served water and fruit juice to the demonstrators to end the hunger strike. In his reaction, the VC thanked the commission for its decision to revise the polls schedule. He said: "The students of Dhaka University placed the demand being driven by the non-communal spirit and humanitarian values. I would like to express my thanks to the commission as they have honoured the demand of the students."
Some of these international awards are Cinema Du Reel’s Grand Prix and Mumbai International Film Festival’s Golden Conch. The film was also screened in almost fifty international festivalsKamar Ahmad Simon’s new film Neel Mukut has received uncut censor certificate. According to a press release, Kamar is very happy after receiving the censorship certificate. Thanks a lot to Bangladesh Censor Board for giving an uncut censorship certificate to Neel Mukut.”Kamar's first film Are You Listening! Some of these international awards are Cinema Du Reel’s Grand Prix and Mumbai International Film Festival’s Golden Conch.
The Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League Twenty20 came to an end Friday at Mirpur Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka. And Dhaka Tribune Sport is honored to present to its readers the BBPL XI, comprising the best of local and overseas cricketers