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India extends Taslima Nasrin’s visa for another year

Exiled Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasrin’s visa was on Friday extended for a year by the Indian Home Ministry. The decision has been taken following an intervention of Home Minister Rajnath Singh as Taslima has been requesting the Indian government to further extend her visa. The 52-year-old writer’s visa was granted for a year with effect from July 23, a Home Ministry official said. Reacting to the decision, Taslima told PTI that she was very happy even though she was expecting her visa to be extended by more than a year. taslima-nasrin...

BUFT Graduate awarded UoM Scholarship

A fashion designer graduated from BGMEA University Of Fashion And Technology (BUFT), Md. Iftekhar Rahman has recently been selected for the prestigious Equity & Merit Scholarship awarded by The University of Manchester (UoM). 360-360_72 pxIftekhar is going to start his MSc at International Fashion Retailing from September 2015 under the scholarship scheme. After completing his graduation at 2009, he has been working as a Fashion Designer both in local and international industries. He is also involved as a lecturer at BUFT since 2014. ...

edotco Group CEO arrives in city

Group CEO (Chief Executive Officer) of edotco, Suresh Sidhu will arrive in the Dhaka from Kualalumpur, Malaysia on Tuesday 28th July 2015 for a two-day official visit. Suresh, who has been performing as the CEO of edotco Group since August 2014, is scheduled to have a number of key industry meetings as well as to give maximum support to local teams managing tower operations in this challenging period of severe flooding. suresh_mainPreviously, Suresh served as the Chief Corporate & Operations Officer of Celcom Axiata Berhad sinc...

Viner named Guardian’s first female editor

Katharine Viner is to become the first female editor-in-chief of The Guardian newspaper. Viner, currently editor-in-chief of the broadsheet’s New York-based US website, will take over from the departing Alan Rusbridger in the summer. [caption id="attachment_14118" align="alignleft" width="300"]viner-wbn Katharine Viner will become the first female editor-in-chief of The Guardian newspaper. This AFP photo taken on October 15, 2006 shows editor Viner poses at the Off-Broadway opening night performance of My Name Is Rachel Corrie at the Minetta Lane ...