Bipasha goes solo in Abul Hayat production

February 27, 2011

Theatre plays featuring a single actor are fast becoming popular. This upward graph in the popularity chart is making the TV play directors interested in such productions. Veteran actor turned director Abul Hayat is going to make a single episode TV play which is going to feature a single actor in the entire production. The TV play Hat Bariye Dao will feature Bipasha Hayat as the solo cast. The shooting for the play will begin Read more

Shafiul gives a ray of hope

February 27, 2011

Paceman Shafiul Islam buried the nightmare he had against India in the opening match with a match-winning performance in Friday’s cracking game against Ireland.
Shafiul was humiliated by Indian opener Virender Sehwag on his way to one-day career best 175 runs last Saturday in manner which could have shattered the confidence of any Read more

Bowling offers Ashraful the last straw

February 27, 2011

Embatt-led former skipper Mohammad Ashraful has planned to pay more attention to his bowling in order to retain his place in the Bangladesh’s starting line-up.
Ashraful, making a comeback in the playing XI after four one-day internationals, put in another miserable batting performance having been dismissed for just one run in Friday’s Read more

Tamim cleared after X-ray

February 27, 2011

Opener Tamim Iqbal has suffered a minor injury while taking a catch during Friday’s crucial match against Ireland, said a team official on Saturday.
Tamim took a stunning catch diving to his front to dismiss Ireland batsman Niall O’Brien for 38, a catch that turned the game to Bangladesh’s Read more

Tigers given two days off

February 27, 2011

Members of the Bangladesh cricket team were given two days off from all sort of cricketing activities after Friday’s nerve-wracking win against Ireland.
All players left the hotel to be with their family after a light gym work and swimming and are expected to report back to the team management this Read more

2,000 Bangladeshis move out of Libya

February 27, 2011

Evacuation begins
About 2,000 Bangladesh nationals have reached Egypt, Tunisia and Greece from trouble-torn Libya by road and ship, the government said Saturday.
An additional 6,000 Bangladeshis are expected to leave Libya in a day or two, it said.
Bangladesh has requested the international communities, including Egypt, Tunisia and Read more

Non-motorised vehicles keep running on highways

February 27, 2011

Non-motorised vehicles such as battery-run three wheelers keep running on national highways across the country flouting a government instruction for law enforcement agencies not to allow such vehicles on the highways so that fatal accidents could be checked.
Sources said that people were running such vehicles on highways by managing the Read more

Families back home worried

February 27, 2011

Families of the Bangladeshi nationals trapped in Libya are becoming increasingly worried about the conditions of their near and dear ones in the trouble-torn north African country as they do not have any contracts with them.
Talking to New Age, a number of families of the Bangladeshi workers in Libya said that Read more

His home return plan shattered

February 27, 2011

Cement plant engineer Golam Rabbani wanted to return home this February to finally settle down in the country and look after his three children. But his life now seems to be in grave danger as he has been taken hostage by “Libyan armed forces” in troubled Libya.
His family members said yesterday a group of people in Libyan army uniform took the Read more

Cruel twist of fate

February 27, 2011

Woman pulls rickshaw on to own 11 three-wheelers, gets married but husband’s greed leaves her broke, acid-burnt
A woman rickshaw-puller of the city suffered burns in an acid attack by her husband early yesterday for not withdrawing a torture case against him.
The victim, Delwara Begum, said at around 11:30pm Friday two unidentified men hired her rickshaw at Dhalpur to take them to Maniknagar and Read more

Truck kills cricket fan during celebrations

February 27, 2011

A man was killed and 25 were injured in a road accident at Banani in the capital early Friday. The deceased was Azad Babu, 17, a resident of Sector 8 of Uttara.
Gulshan police subinspector SM Tuhin said that a group of cricket fans, after Bangladesh’s win against Ireland in the Cricket World Cup match, were out on the road in a Read more

7 hurt as police chase gang’s car

February 27, 2011

Seven people including two policemen were injured while law enforcers were pursuing a crime gang’s car from Jurain to Demra in the capital yesterday.
Two injured police constables Mohammad Tara Miah and Sirajul of Shyampur Police Station, bullet-hit car driver Faruk, 30, and four rickshaw pullers were rushed to Read more

Pakistan win crucial match against Sri Lanka

February 27, 2011

Colombo: Pakistan after a tough fight defeated Sri Lanka by 11 runs in their crucial Group A match in the ICC World Cup here at the Premadasa Stadium on Saturday.
Shahid Afridi came up with another superb bowling performance after taking his first World Cup five-wicket haul in the previous match against Read more

Key Windies star Dwayne Bravo out of World Cup

February 27, 2011

New Delhi: West Indies’ World Cup hopes suffered a major body blow on Saturday when key all-rounder Dwayne Bravo was ruled out of the rest of the tournament with a knee injury.
Bravo, a veteran of 110 internationals, suffered the injury while bowling in his team’s opening defeat against South Africa at the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium in New Delhi on Read more

Tri-Nation Big Show draws huge crowd

February 26, 2011

Bollywood stars Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, Akshay Kumar, Anushka Sharma were the main pullers to turn the Bangabandhu National Stadium into a sea of people at the Tri Nation Big Show Thursday evening.
Artistes from the host countries of the ongoing ICC World Cup Cricket — India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka — performed at the show. It was organised by ATN Event, a sister concern of Read more

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