Premiere show of ‘Indumotir Boitha’

December 31, 2009

The premiere show of the documentary titled ‘Indumotir Boitha’ directed by Biplob Kumar Paul was held at Bangladesh Film Centre auditorium in Dhanmondi in the city on Tuesday.
The documentary has depicted how Indumoti, an underprivileged woman, struggles to feed her handicapped son and daughters and dreams to see better days ahead.
The documentary focuses on the story of struggle of an illiterate Read more

Thirty First Countdown on ETV

December 31, 2009

The private television channel ETV will telecast a magazine programme titled ‘Thirty First Countdown’ in celebration of the New Year 2010.
The programme featuring songs and dance performances will begin at 10:45pm and continue till 1:00am. Popular singers and actors Habib, Mousumi, Akhi Alamgir, Rupon, Khea, Rinku, Mimi, Read more

Mohammedan winning

December 31, 2009

Title contenders Dhaka Moha-mmedan continued their winning spree in the Citycell Bangladesh League edging past Rahmatganj 1-0 amid poor refereeing at the Kamalapur Stadium on Wednesday.
It was the sixth successive win for Mohammedan, who lead the points table with maximum 18 points. Dhaka Abahani also have equal 18 points, but Mohammedan remained at the top on goal difference. While Rahmatganj have collected just one point from the same number of Read more

Players ignore BCB ultimatum

December 31, 2009

The crisis over the National Cricket League has deepened further as no players responded to the ultimatum of the Bangladesh Cricket Board on Wednesday.
The BCB on Tuesday had issued the ultimatum asking the players to join practice for their respective divisional sides by July 30 and warned that failing to do will be deemed as a breach of discipline.
The ultimatum came after the Cricketers Welfare Association of Bangladesh threatened to boycott Read more

BCB announces details of programme of Tri-Nation and Test series

December 31, 2009

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announced the details of Bangladesh-India-Sri Lanka Tri-Nation ODI competition and India’s Tour of Bangladesh 2010.
Itinerary: Bangladesh-India-Sri Lanka Tri-Nation ODI competition
Date Details Venue
01 Jan – Fri Sri Lanka Team Arrives/Rest & Practice SBNCS Read more

SA Games live on TV

December 31, 2009

Viewers will be able to watch live telecast of all 23 disciplines of the 11th South Asian Games that will be held in Bangladesh from January 29 to February 9 next year.
After a meeting with the high-ups of different TV channels yesterday, Bangladesh Olympic Association’s media committee for the Games distributed disciplines among the state-run television and the private channels.
State-run BTV will broadcast the opening and closing ceremonies, football and athletics events Read more

Women’s cricket

December 31, 2009

Rajshahi continued their excellent run in the Women’s National Cricket League with a resounding eight-wicket victory over Barisal at the Khulna University Ground yesterday.
The losing team had decided to bat first, but like a pack of cards they were skittled out for 59 runs in 35.2 overs. More than half of those runs came as extras as no one could register a double-digit score for Barisal. Shathira Jakir and Farhana Haque took three wickets Read more

School cricket

December 31, 2009

Parerhat RL High School of Pirojpur, Rahmatullah Model High School of Dhaka and GK Pilot High School won their respective matches in the Standard Chartered Young Tigers U-16 National Cricket Tournament yesterday.
At Pirojpur Stadium, Parerhat RL High beat Hularhat High School by 116 runs. Batting first, Parerhat scored 214 before being all out in 42 overs. Hularhat High got bowled out for 48 in 19.5 overs. Belayet Hossain took Read more

Govt allots 3,116 Purbachal-Uttara plots

December 30, 2009

Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (Rajuk) on Wednesday announced the names of 3,116 plot winners of the fourth phase lotteries for Purbachal New Town Project and Uttara Model Town Project.
The plots were allotted among the winners in six categories — minister-deputy minister-state minister-MP and people enjoying same status, government job holders, people serving at different autonomous organisations, armed forces, other retired and remaining officers of the government and Read more

Parthenium weed poses danger to crops

December 30, 2009

Parthenium, a newly discovered invasive and dangerous weed, has been posing a serious health problems to human beings and livestock and also causing loss of crops and vegetation in the country, reports The New Nation
The dangerous weed is affecting many countries in Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands causing serious environmental problems.
It is regarded as one of the worst weeds in Australia because of its invasiveness and economic and Read more

Major grabbing began in 1983

December 30, 2009

Surveys on 4 rivers point at big names
From The Daily Star
The Narayanganj district administration in its survey report on the four major rivers has revealed how industrialists, influential individuals and government organisations have grabbed the Buriganga, Shitalakkhya, Balu and Dhaleswari since 1983.
All the four district administrations, which also include Dhaka, Munshiganj and Gazipur that submitted their reports to the High Court, are now waiting for the court’s directives regarding the next course of action.
The last revised survey (RS) on the four rivers was Read more

Permanent trade fair centre in city soon

December 30, 2009

From The New Nation
All is set to construct a permanent complex for holding international trade and other fairs in capital Dhaka as an agreement has already been signed with China to build the much awaited infrastructure at a cost of Taka 265 crore.
Commerce Minister Col (retd) Faruq Khan on Monday said the permanent venue for international trade fair would be built near the National Parade Square, opposite to Bangabandhu International Conference Center, Read more

BCB tough on boycott threat

December 30, 2009

The Cricketers’ Welfare Association of Bangladesh is adamant about boycotting the ensuing National Cricket League unless its demands for increased match fees are met but the Bangladesh Cricket Board has refused to bow down.
The BCB has taken a hard line and asked the players to join their respective divisional teams by today or face a severe punishment. The BCB also called an emergency meeting to discuss the issue on Read more

Bangladesh placed in Group A in SAG football

December 30, 2009

Bangladesh football team will find Maldives and Nepal in its Group A rivals in the impending 11th South Asian Games (SAG).
The draw of the football competitions of the SAG took place at Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel in the city on Tuesday.
Senior Vice President of Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) Abdus Salam Murshedi, Vice Presidents Monjoor Hossain Malu, Shawkat Ali Khan Jahangir, Kazi Nabil Ahmed, Chef-de-Mission of Bangladesh Read more

Dhaka Abahani maintains winning spree

December 30, 2009

Citycell Bangladesh League football
Dhaka Abahani maintains winning spree
Defending champion Dhaka Abahani recorded its sixth victory in the Citycell 3rd Bangladesh League football scraping a sole-goal victory against Chittagong Abahani at MA Aziz Stadium in Chittagong on Tuesday.
The two-time Bangladesh League champion Dhaka Abahani failed to make any impression against its city rival as the first half saw both sides content without conceding a goal before the Read more

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