Police to quiz Dipjol at jail gate

December 29, 2010

A Dhaka Court yesterday allowed Mirpur police to interrogate Dhaka City Corporation (DCC) Ward Councillor and film actor Monwar Hossain Dipjol at jail gate within two days in a case filed for snatching Tk 5 lakh from a businessman on August 1 this year.
Metropolitan Magistrate Mohammad Ismail Hossain passed the order after Sub-Inspector Read more

1,300 tickets unaccounted for in BCB breakdown

December 29, 2010

The local organising committee for the World Cup 2011 made public the breakdown for tickets on Tuesday, but still about 1, 300 tickets for each game to be held in Dhaka remained unaccounted for.
The breakdown was given after a controversy, triggered by a statement of GS Hasan Tamim, a local committee member responsible for the World Cup ticketing, who on Sunday said they would Read more

Hard fought win for MSC

December 29, 2010

Dhaka Mohammedan SC overcame a 10-man Chittagong Abahani by a single goal margin in their first match of the Grameenphone Bangladesh League 2010 at the Kamalapur Stadium on Tuesday.
The black-and-white’s Rwandan forward Habumugisha Ismail scored the all-important goal in their 1–0 triumph to earn full three points for his Read more

Victoria, Surjo Tarun, CCS wins

December 29, 2010

Rajin Saleh’s dashing unbeaten half century steered Surja Tarun to an effortless seven-wicket win against Prime Doleshwar in the Dhaka Premier League in Rajshahi on Tuesday.
CCS, riding on Mahmudaul Hasan’s half century won by 33 runs against Kalabagan KC in BKSP and in the other match of the day, Victoria won by four wickets against the newcomers Read more

ICC Cricket World Cup History

December 29, 2010

Nazir & Hall’s best shows
The 2007 cricket World Cup held for the first time in the West Indies was the biggest event in terms of teams participating. In addition to the ten Test nations and one-day status holders Kenya, five associate nations took part.
The sixteen teams were divided into four groups of four each, with the top two from each Read more

Nat’l kabaddi

December 29, 2010

Border Guards Bangladesh and Bangladesh Police will meet in the final of the National Kabaddi Championship as they won their respective semifinals at the Kabaddi Stadium in Paltan yesterday.
Border Guards beat Dhaka 42-22 while Police outplayed Tangail 32-14.
Earlier, Border Guards had defeated Khulna 36-24 while Police beat Rajshahi 46-26 to move Read more

Dhaka school soccer from today

December 29, 2010

Ashiyan City Dhaka Metropolis School Football tournament gets underway today at Birshreshtha Mostafa Kamal Stadium with Sena Palli High School taking on St Joseph High School.
Some forty-one Dhaka schools, split into four venues, will play the knockout matches and two teams from each venue will advance into the round robin Read more

Siddikur to begin 2011 with home pro-tournament

December 29, 2010

Golfing maestro Siddikur Rahman, after a successful professional year, will begin 2011 at home with a professional golf tournament, organised by the Bangladesh Professional Golfers’ Association at the Kurmitola Golf Club, beginning on January 2. Siddikur, who turned professional in 2007, participated in 16 pro-tournaments in Bangladesh. In 2009, he took part in all of the 13 pro-tournaments and Read more

V-Day Tennis

December 29, 2010

Double for Ishita
Ishita Afroze of BKSP claimed a double as she won both the women’s and the girls’ singles titles in the Runner Group Victory Day Tennis Cham-pionship at the Naogaon Tennis Club yesterday.
Ishita beat Sathi Sarker of National Tennis Complex 2-6, 7-5, 6-1 to take the women’s title and later triumphed in another three-setter over Ayesha Sultana of BKSP to claim the trophy in Read more

Circular waterway service verges on closure

December 28, 2010

The government initiative to revive the capital’s circular waterway communication in a bid to reduce pressure on the Dhaka city roads has fallen through for lack of adequate number of waterbuses and proper government initiatives.
According to official sources in the Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation, BIWTC Read more

Engineer Murder: DBBL gives family Tk 5 lakh

December 28, 2010

Dutch-Bangla Bank Limited donated Tk 5 lakh to the widow of diploma engineer Kazi Altaf Hossain who was abducted and killed by unknown men at Mazar-e-Sharif in Afghanistan on December 17, says a press release.
Meanwhile, Institute of Diploma Engineers Bangladesh (IDEB) yesterday expressed deep shock over the death of Altaf, who was working with a South Korean Read more

Digital innovation fair launched in Barisal

December 28, 2010

A two-day ‘digital innovation fair’ inaugurated on Barisal Zilla School premises on Monday with a view to creating accountability and transparency in the country.
A seminar styled ‘preferences in preparing strategy for digital Bangladesh’ was also organised on the occasion Read more

Housewife murdered

December 28, 2010

Husband and in-laws allegedly beat a housewife to death in city’s Kadamtoli area early hours yesterday.
Deceased 35-year-old Shilpi alias Shahinur Sarker, her husband Ripon Sarker and their children lived at a house in Muradpur High School Road.
Shilpi’s sister-in-law Lipi and others brought her to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) Read more

Kalim Sharafi remembered

December 28, 2010

Aliya Sharafi started the musical component of a programme organised by Bengal Foundation on Sunday commemorating her father, the late exponent of Tagore song Kalim Sharafi, by rendering the song ‘Tomari jharna tolar nirjoney’.
After her, Tagore singer Mita Haque rendered two songs – ‘Koto ajanare janaile tumi’ and Read more

Boishakhi TV celebrates birthday

December 28, 2010

Boishakhi Television, a private television channel, has stepped into the sixth year of its journey yesterday.
Information Minister Abul Kalam Azad and Managing Director of Boishakhi Rafiqul Amin inaugurated the anniversary by cutting a cake at 12:01am yesterday, says a press release.
Mohammad Hossain, chairman of Destiny Group; Farid Akter, executive director of Read more

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