One killed, 26 hurt in church collapse

December 30, 2010

Bandarban, Dec 29: An under-construction church in Bandarban town has collapsed, killing at least one worker and injuring 26 others. The deceased was identified as Selim Khan, 40, of Wapda Bridge area in the district town.
Deputy commissioner Mizanur Rahman said the third floor roof of the three-storey Read more

Licence must for foodstuff stock

December 30, 2010

The government will soon make licence mandatory for foodstuff business and impose restriction on hoarding against the backdrop of its failure to control price hike of essentials.
The Ministry of Food and Disaster Management yesterday decided to revive the East Bengal (Foodstuff) Price Control and Anti-Hoarding Ordinance, 1953 that was not in force for Read more

Mashrafe vows to overcome

December 30, 2010

Mashrafe Bin Mortaza is all about heart, courage and his never-say-die attitude. When he talked to this reporter at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium yesterday, the man dubbed the Narail Express spoke of his desire and determination to play a part in the Bangladesh team for the ICC 2011 World Cup.
It was unmistakably evident that a brave and jovial Mashrafe had recovered from the initial Read more

ICC Cricket World Cup History

December 30, 2010

‘Pakistan win very special’
Aminul Islam led Bangladesh in their first World Cup campaign in 1999. The right-handed batsman was one of the vital cogs in the 1997 ICC Trophy triumph, so much so that it was a smooth transition for him to reach the World Cup. Now working as the Asian Cricket Council’s cricket development officer, Aminul is regarded as one of the driving forces behind China’s cricket growth over the Read more

Chittagong MSC edge past Feni Soccer

December 30, 2010

Liberian striker Jerry Odesco scored a brace as Chittagong Mohammedan earned full points from their opening match of Bangladesh League with a 2-1 win over Feni Soccer Club at the Feni Stadium on Wednesday.
Feni Soccer Club, who finished fourth last season, took the lead in the very first minute through forward Maksudul Alam Bulbul, but failed to hold Read more

School football gets underway

December 30, 2010

Dhaka Metropoli-tan School Football tournament began on Wednesday at the Kamalapur stadium with the participation of 41 schools from the capital.
Saint Joseph’s High School defeated Senapalli High School in the inaugural match 4-3 in tie-breaker after the stipulated time ended at 1-1. Sadman and Read more

Arman thumps Wanderers

December 30, 2010

A brutal unbeaten century by Arman Haider gave Brothers Union an eight-wicket win over Dhaka Wanderers Club in the First Division Cricket League at the Dhanmondi Cricket Stadium yesterday.
The right-hander smashed 104 off only 55 balls with the help of thirteen boundaries and four sixes as Brothers, who have already earned the right to play in the Premier League next season, reached Read more

Border Guard retains kabaddi title

December 30, 2010

Border Guard of Bangladesh defended their National Kabaddi Championship title when they handed a 19-16 defeat to Bangladesh Police at the Kabaddi Stadium yesterday. The winners led the first half by 11-9 points. This was Border Guard’s eighth national title in a row and 20th overall in the history of the championship, since it began in Read more

V-Day hockey

December 30, 2010

Bangladesh Army edged out Bangladesh Air Force 2-1 in their match of the Dhaka Bank Victory Day Hockey Compe-tition at the Maulana Bhasani Hockey Stadium yesterday. Hamid and Enamul scored for the winners while Dinse Ali scored the consolation goal for the losing side.
In the other match of the day, Baikali Sangha of Rajshahi blanked Barnak Samaj Read more

Rihanna And Matt Kemp Call It Quits

December 29, 2010

Matt Kemp has struck out with Rihanna.
Sources confirm to Us Weekly that the outfielder and the singer are no longer an item, as the sexy crooner “was basically just over it,” an insider says. Adding that the relationship was “never as serious as it looked,” the friend concluded:
“He just can’t keep up with her crazy travel schedule.”
In early December, rumors of Kemp cheating circulated. There’s Read more

5 years jail for hacking into wife’s email account?

December 29, 2010

AN American man could spend five years in jail for snooping on his wife’s emails.
IT technician Leon Walker, 33, ­suspected wife Clara, now his ex, was having an affair after finding she had made phone calls to her allegedly ­violent former husband.
He said concern for the ­welfare of their one-year-old daughter made Read more

Tees Maar Khan grosses over Dh11.4 million on release day

December 29, 2010

The film is well on track to emerge as one of the top grossers of all time in Indian cinema.
Bollywood comedy Tees Maar Khan, starring Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif, has grossed over 140 million rupees (Dh11.4 million) on its release day, making it one of the biggest openings in India, according to its producers.
The Farah Khan directed film, which released in the UAE on Read more

Canada is the most web-addicted nation on earth

December 29, 2010

Canadians spend more time on the web and its offshoots – Facebook, YouTube and Twitter – than people anywhere else in the world. They are neck and neck with Indians for the number of Facebook accounts, says a report.
According to comScore, the leading online measurement service, Canadian online users Read more

Manpower export shrinks by 21pc

December 29, 2010

The Refugee and Migratory Movements Research Unit on Tuesday said that Bangladesh’s manpower export had been reduced by 21 per cent in 2010, and the growth in remittance, only 1.4 per cent, was the lowest in the last 30 years. The RMMRU came up with the findings in its report — Labour Migration 2010: Achievement and Constraints — at a press conference in the Read more

New internet security solutions launched

December 29, 2010

Ahn Lab Inc, a provider of integrated security solutions, has launched an internet security solutions package in a bid to tap banks and other financial institutions.
The package known as V3 Internet Security (IS) protects computers in real time against most security threats, including viruses, hacking, spamming and Read more

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