B. M. Jain's new book examines China's use of soft power tools to improve relations with countries like Bangladesh and India.
The Bangladesh Embassy in Copenhagen, Denmark organized a three-day painting exhibition of two Bangladeshi artists at the embassy, from June 28-30. About 50 paintings by Kazi Salauddin Ahmed and Zobaida Arzoo were on display at the exhibition. [...] Painting is a powerful medium of Bangladeshi artists which has not received much international exposure, and the exhibition was organized with providing that exposure to Bangladeshi art and artists.
Madhurjya Kotoky discusses the importance of India's new endeavor into space diplomacy.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today urged the Bangladeshi expatriates living in the UK not to do anything that could damage the country's image. "Once Bangladesh was known as land of beggars and natural disasters...we have overcome the situation introducing us as a role model in development," she told the UK-based Bangladeshi community leaders at Stroke Park here as they arrived to meet with her on her arrival in London on her way to Sweden. Sheikh Hasina added: "So you should not do anything detrimental to nation's image."
Deb Mukharji is a writer and a former Diplomat. He served as the Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh, and is a long time friend to our country. Being an ardent art lover and culture enthusiast, he writes about Bangladesh's involvement in the Khajuraho Dance Festival.
Bangladesh needs to take steps to grab a slice of the fast-growing halal tourism pie, travel experts said. Halal tourism is a subcategory of tourism that is geared towards Muslim families who abide by rules of Islam. [...] In recent times, this sub-sector of tourism is on the rise on the back of the growing worldwide Muslim population, the increasing purchasing power of population of Muslim countries and rising tendency to consume foods and use services that adhere to Islamic principles.
In the digital era branding is a form of story telling, where the customers and stakeholders interact and engage with the process actively, experts said yesterday. As recently as three years ago, people used few tools for digital branding and marketing at a daylong seminar styled Branding in Digital Age. Bangladesh Brand Forum organised the seminar [...] The event aimed at inspiring management, brand managers and digital marketing departments to be a part of the digital transition.