Women’s handball

September 30, 2010

Azad Sporting Club beat Arambagh Krira Chakra 26-14 in the United Oil Women’s Handball League at the Handball Stadium yesterday. The winners were leading the first half 13-5.
Abahani Limited kept their winning streak with a 23-14 win over Dhaka Mariners Club.
Meanwhile, Azad Sporting had another win earlier in the day when they beat Mariners 17-14 Read more

DRU football

September 30, 2010

The Daily Star will take on Destiny while Janakantha takes on Jugantor in the semifinals of the DRU-Rapid Securities Media Football Tournament at the Bangabandhu National Stadium today.
In the second round matches yesterday, Janakantha defeated Channel I with 1-0 win while Boishakhi TV beat Bhorer Kagoj 3-0 yet failed to make it to the semis as Jugantor edged Read more

Open tennis

September 30, 2010

Sarda Alam and Sathi Sarkar moved to the women’s singles final of the Shahjalal Islami Bank Open Tennis Tournament beating respective opponents in straight sets.Sarda defeated Medha 6-2, 6-1 while Sathi beat Moumita Jannat 6-0, 6-2 to set a date for today’s final.
The top seeded men moved to the semifinals with straight sets wins. Amol Roy, the number one Read more

Government decides to ban import of hydraulic horns

September 30, 2010

The government has decided to ban import of hydraulic horns, following a previous embargo on its use.
The finance ministry and the National Board of Revenue have already been requested through the Road Security Council to take required measures in this regard, council chief and communications minister Syed Abul Hossain said on Read more

‘Land grabbers’ still issuing threats

September 30, 2010

Attack on Indigenous People in Naogaon
‘Land grabbers’ still issuing threats
Two cases filed, none yet to be arrested
Almost 47 families, mostly indigenous, could hardly forget the indiscriminate attack by a group of people on them to grab the victim’s land at Nakhoil Boarambari village in Niamatpur upazila of Naogaon on September 23.
Though two cases were filed with Niamatpur Police Station in this connection, none was arrested as Read more

Specific policy stressed for visually impaired children’s education

September 30, 2010

The Bangladesh Visually Impaired People’s Society on Wednesday demanded specific government policy to take all the visually impaired children to schools.
The demand was made at a press conference at the Dhaka Reporters’ Unity.
Speakers at the briefing said it would not be possible to ensure primary education for all Read more

Nasaka abducts four Bangladeshi fishermen

September 30, 2010

Myanmar border security force Nasaka abducted four Bangladeshi fishermen and their fishing boat from the Naf River at Teknaf of Cox’s Bazar yesterday.
The fishermen are Noor Hossain, 26, of Boroitoli, and Anwar Hossain, 25, Ali Johor, 35, and Nur Mia, 24, of Naitangpara Read more

Mental patients on rise for extra marital affairs, say experts

September 30, 2010

The number of mental patients having extra marital affairs is increasing significantly in the country, experts say.
The experts at National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) say extra marital affairs have a bad impact on the families and the society Read more

RU female students protest at harassment

September 30, 2010

Female students of Khaleda Zia Hall of Rajshahi University on Wednesday placed a memorandum to the hall provost for taking action against stalkers as they face harassment regularly.
In the memorandum, the female students stated that they were facing teasing regularly when they stay in their respective room as the hall is situated by the side of Read more

Dhaka the riskiest city for employers: Aon

September 30, 2010

A study measuring the risks organisations face with recruitment, employment and relocation in 90 cities worldwide gave Dhaka the highest score of 90 countries — but it’s nothing to brag about.
It means Dhaka is the worst city for multinational employers who need to relocate workers, according to a new global study from Aon Consulting, a leading provider of risk-management services, Read more

South Korea keen to recruit more workers from Bangladesh

September 30, 2010

South Korea has shown renewed interest in employing Bangladeshi workers following a new measure by the Bangladesh authorities that will restrict illegal labour movement once they are employed in that country.
Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment minister Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain on Wednesday told reporters of the new development at his Secretariat office following a meeting with Read more

GMG likely to float shares by Nov

September 30, 2010

GMG Airlines will float shares in the capital market by November this year.
Chairman of the private carrier Shayan F Rahman made the disclosure at the 13th annual general meeting of the company in Dhaka on Wednesday, said a news release.
The airline, majority of which is owned by Beximco Group, made a profit of Tk 2.34 crore Read more

Financial software developers awarded

September 30, 2010

A five-member team from United International University, UIU-4Dimension, won the second Citi Financial IT Case Competition held in Dhaka yesterday.
The team that finished first among 11 that qualified for the final round was awarded for its business software project, PRO-BIZ Read more

Barista’s third shop opens in city

September 30, 2010

The third Barista Lavazza Coffee Shop began its operation at Gulshan in the city on Wednesday.
Deputy head of the Italian embassy in Dhaka, Edmondo Falconi, inaugurated the latest outlet of the Italian coffee chain, which has several thousands of shops in 80 countries.
Besides coffee with diversified tastes, Barista has been designed to serve snacks and Read more

Mutual Trust Bank opens SME/agri branch in Lakshmipur

September 30, 2010

Mutual Trust Bank on Wednesday opened a new SME/agri branch at Haiderganj Bazar in Lakshmipur.
Bank’ deputy managing director Md Hashem Chowdhury inaugurated the branch, said a news release.
MTB Chittagong region head Mohammad Ali Chowdhury, SME banking division head Mohammad Iqbal, Haiderganj SME/agri branch manager Muhammed Abdus Shahid were Read more

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