Ctg hawkers, traders go berserk

January 29, 2010

A fresh clash between hawkers and traders left several business establishments and makeshift shops damaged at Reazuddin Bazar and adjoining areas in the port city yesterday.
The violent clash that left some 22 people including seven policemen injured forced the Chittagong Metropolitan Police to impose section 144 in and around Reazuddin Bazar, Station Road, New Market and Amtala since Read more

City IT Fair begins: ‘Computerisation needed to curb corruption’

January 29, 2010

Finance Minister AMA Muhith on Thursday said that computerization of the government activities is very much needed to establish good governance and also to curb corruption in the country.
He noted that to fulfill the dream of Digital Bangladesh, digitization process should be ensured in every sphere of life, which would lead to the establishment of e-commerce and e-governance.
“The ultimate outcome will be good policy and good governance,” Muhith said while Read more

Post offices to reach money in an hour

January 29, 2010

The Postal Department is taking preparations for introducing “Mobile Money Order” service in order to facilitate people receiving money at remote areas within an hour.
In the first phase, the service would start at 150 post offices under a pilot project, reports BSS.
Director-General of Postal Department Mobasher-ur Rahman told the news agency that an agreement with Banglalink would be signed during the Read more

Funds galore in bourses

January 29, 2010

Market watchers worried
Dhaka stocks continued their rally on Thursday, sparked by relentless flow of fresh funds, taking the benchmark index closer to 5400-mark.
Market analysts said the market is witnessing a frenzy in trading by new investors, which is reminiscent of 1996 bubble and bust.
They said a lingering bullish market has attracted an army of investors with large funds. “The share prices are rising in almost every session and the Read more

Gala opening of SA Games today

January 29, 2010

‘The preparation of the ensuing 11th South Asian Games has been completed’, said Kutubuddin Ahmed, Secretary General of Bangladesh Olympic Association on Thursday.
The inaugural ceremony of the upcoming 11th South Asian (SA) Games starts today at 4.00 PM at the Bangabandhu National Stadium (BNS). Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will be the chief guest on the Read more

Bangladesh claim Plate Championship

January 28, 2010

Bangladesh thrashed Ireland by 195 runs to win the ICC U-19 World Cup Plate Championship and secure the ninth place in the tournament.
Bangladesh batsmen came up with a brilliant collective display to post a massive total of 307 for six, while a hat-trick by seam bowler Kamrul Islam Rabbi never gave Ireland any chance.
After put in to bat by Ireland, Bangladesh batters played fine knocks besides building good Read more

India win test series

January 28, 2010

India won the two-Test series 2-0 wshen the visitors defeated Bangladesh by 10 wickets in the second Test of the Idea Cup on the fourth day at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur on Wednesday.
Earlier, India beat Bangladesh by 113 runs in the first Test at the Zohur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong, the port city of the country on January 21.
Winning the toss Bangladesh chose to bat first and scored a modest 233 in the first innings on Read more

Portrait of a survivor

January 27, 2010

Premiere of “Doriya Parer Dauloti”
“Doriya Parer Dauloti”, the last film directed by Abdullah Al Mamun, is the story of a dirt-poor woman who struggles against all odds. Douloti, played by Popy, has no one in this world except Ukil Dada. Other than him she only has a few people whom she feels attached to. However Douloti is not a girl who gives up easily. She keeps a da (a machete) to defend herself against the beasts in human form around her.
“Doriya Parer Dauloti” is written by Kamaluddin Ahmed and is a production of ATN Bangla. The late Abdullah Al Mamun apparently considered it to Read more

Intra-university photo show begins in city

January 27, 2010

A five-day intra university photography contest of the Dhaka University began at the National Art Gallery of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Tuesday.
Organised by Dhaka University Photographic Society, the exhibition will remain open everyday from 11:00am to 7:00pm.
Minister for social welfare Enamul Huq Mostafa Shaheed inaugurated the show at a function Read more

How Water Improves Your Body and Beauty

January 27, 2010

ayushveda.com
Not drinking enough water can increase the probability of health problems and make you look dull.  If you feel weak and your body feels dehydrated, consider drinking more water than you usually drink.  A lack of water in the body causes health disorders.
The effect of water on the body
Water makes up about 71 percent of the body.  It is found in all the tissues and cells that make up the body; it is important for the functioning of organs.
Most of the body’s systems, such as the circulatory system, work with the aid of water.  Our brains and the hormone system is dependent on proper water balance.  It is impossible for Read more

Govt asked to appoint 652 dropped BCS candidates

January 27, 2010

The High Court on Tuesday asked the government to give jobs within three months to the 652 civil service candidates who passed the 27th BCS examinations in 2005 but were later disqualified.
The High Court bench of Justice Miftahuddin Chowdhury and Justice Abu Bakar Siddiqui gave the order after pronouncing judgment on four petitions filed by the Read more

Stocks end lower on GP

January 27, 2010

Dhaka stocks tumbled yesterday, led by a deep fall in Grameenphone shares, as some investors became unnerved by the regulator’s move to open a probe into the cellphone operator’s trade.
Panic sell-offs and profit-taking led GP to lose 8.40 percent to Tk 255.
The benchmark DGEN or General Index declined 68.99 points or 1.29 percent to 5243.44. The DSI or All Shares Price Index lost 51.97 points Read more

Teletalk to offload 25pc shares thru IPO

January 27, 2010

The posts and telecommunications minister, Razi Uddin Razu, told the parliament on Tuesday that the government had in principle decided to offload 25 per cent of shares of the state-run mobile company Teletalk through initial public offer.
‘The deadline for the initial public offer is yet to be decided,’ the minister said in reply to a Read more

TK Group opts for GP Business Solutions

January 27, 2010

Grameenphone Ltd. has signed an agreement with T.K. Group of Industries recently to provide complete communication facilities under its Business Solutions package, says a press release.
The agreement was signed by Rafiq Ahmad, executive director of T.K. Group of Industries and Khandaker Omar Farhan, deputy general manager, Direct Sales, Grameenphone, on behalf of their respective Read more

DITF duration extended by week

January 27, 2010

The duration of the month-long Dhaka International Trade Fair has been extended by a week, said an Export Promotion Bureau notification on Tuesday.
The bureau, which has organized the trade event, said it had been requested by local and foreign companies that have participated in the fair and visitors to extend the fair duration.
‘Business in the fair has been good. But the fair duration has been extended as many participants Read more

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