“Maggi Taste n Balance” on ntv

June 28, 2010

“Maggi Taste n Balance,” a new cooking show is currently aired on ntv every Monday at 9 pm. The programme emphasises on healthy living through balanced diet.
“ ‘Healthy food for healthy life’ is the theme of the show,” said Rahima Sultana Reeta, host of the programme. She is a consultant of Nestle. Nestle is the sponsor of Read more

Two salinity-tolerant paddy developed

June 28, 2010

Two high salinity-tolerant paddy developed by Bangladesh Institute of Nuclear Agriculture (BINA) are waiting release for cultivation at farmers level in next Boro season.
Trials of the two salinity-tolerant rice under Seed Certification Agency (SCA) have been completed and now the verities will be placed before the technical committee meeting Read more

Coastal salinity increasing

June 28, 2010

Salinity due to the adverse impacts of climate change has already affected around 10.56 lakh out of 16.89 lakh hectares of land in the coastal region of the country.
Soil scientists disclosed this at the inaugural session of an annual technical workshop, organized by Soil Resource Development Institute (SRDI), in the auditorium of Bangladesh Read more

KFC unwraps new delights

June 28, 2010

KFC, an international chain restaurant franchised by Transcom Foods in Bangladesh, has added two new items to its menu to delight food lovers.
The first item — Tower Zinger Burger — is a “colossal version” of its regular Zinger Burger, while the second — Spicy Thai Rice — is a steamy plate of spicy savour, said the company in a Read more

Nurul Alam new DMD of SIBL

June 27, 2010

Nurul Alam Chowdhury has joined Social Islami Bank Limited as Deputy Managing Director. Prior to this he was the Additional managing director of Primeir BankLtd, says a press release.
Chowdhury started his banking career in the then State Bank of Pakistan. Thereafter, he served in various Read more

Bank Asia’s new vice-chairmen

June 27, 2010

Bank Asia has elected Safwan Choudhury and Mohammed Lakiotullah as its vice-chairmen, the bank said in a statement yesterday.
The election was held at the bank’s board meeting on Wednesday.
Choudhury, a former president of Sylhet Chamber of Commerce and Industry, is also the senior Read more

Best seller award to Walton

June 27, 2010

Walton has been crowned ‘Best Seller Award’ for its overwhelming sales performance in recently-held ‘Digital TV Expo-2010’ in the city organized by Event management firm EventPro. Leading brands and companies from home and abroad having digital display technology participated in this Read more

Ashraful, Naeem axed, Roqibul, Faisal return

June 27, 2010

Bangladesh squad for England ODI tour
Ashraful, Naeem axed, Roqibul, Faisal return
Former skipper Mohammad Ashraful has been axed from the Bangladesh one-day squad for the series against England, Scotland and Ireland. The selectors on Saturday named 15-member squad for the back-to-back series that also saw all-rounder Naeem Islam and left-arm spinner Read more

Four coffees a day ‘will keep mouth cancer at bay’

June 23, 2010

Drinking four cups of coffee a day protects against oral cancer, a study shows.
People with a heavy coffee habit are 39 per cent less likely to suffer from cancers of the mouth and pharynx, it suggests,  dailymail.co.uk quoted.
Doctors say people should drink coffee in moderation because caffeine can increase heart rate and blood pressure.
However, the researchers insist evidence is Read more

Demichelis, Palermo lead Argentina to last 16

June 23, 2010

FIFA World Cup
Martin Demichelis and Martin Palermo scored second-half goals today to help Argentina beat Greece 2-0 at the World Cup and earn the two-time world champions first place in Group B.
Argentina will play Mexico in the round of 16, while Greece has been Read more

‘If I’ve improved my performace is because of Diego’

June 23, 2010

FIFA World Cup
Lionel Messi assured that his outstanding performance in Argentina’s national team is due to his coach Diego Maradona, who gave him for the first time the chance to be the Captain during the game against Greece in which his team won 2-0 and made its way to the second round of the Read more

Sth Africa out of the World Cup

June 23, 2010

FIFA World Cup
Despite a 2-1 win over France, Sth Africa is the first host nation to be eliminated in the group stages of football?s World Cup
South Africa has become the first ever host nation to be eliminated in the group stages of football?s World Cup Read more

Jatrabari-Gulistan flyover project inaugurated

June 23, 2010

PM says design to be revised further
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina formally inaugurated the Jatrabari-Gulistan flyover, the biggest project taken up so far under Public Private Partnership, yesterday.
The PM said she had directed to revise the design of the project to integrate with the projected traffic Read more

Two-day free hajj training begins on Friday

June 23, 2010

Like every year, Ahsania-Malaysia Hajj Mission is going to organise a two-day free Hajj training programme in the city beginning from June 25 (Friday).
All hajj pilgrims, both male and female, at the government and private level can participate in the programme which will begin at the Baitul Muqarram branch of Hajj Finance Company Limited Read more

NSU SSC holds Blood Donation campaign

June 23, 2010

A three-day Blood Donation Drive organized by the North South University Social Services Club (NSU SSC) ended at the campus yesterday.
During the last drive which began June 20, a total of 368 bags of blood were collected. It was the highest number of blood bags ever collected in Bangladesh in such a two-day campaign, a Read more

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