Pvt varsity class at DU!

March 31, 2012

A Dhaka University teacher yesterday took a class of some students of a private university at DU’s business studies faculty violating rules.
Professor Ali Ahsan of Department of Management Studies was found taking the class of around 30 students of American International University of Bangladesh (AIUB) around Read more

Banglavision turns seven

March 31, 2012

TV channel Banglavision turns seven today. On the occasion, the channel will air special programmes throughout today and tomorrow. The celebration started last night at zero hour through cutting an anniversary cake. The channel then aired a live programme, titled “Shaptam Borshey Amra”. Noted personalities from different fields appeared on the programme Read more

Newly built bridge undergoes repair well before handover

March 30, 2012

Most of the upper surface of a nearly completed bridge over the Buri Teesta River at Soillaghat in Dimla upazila under the district had to undergo repair as the contractor used low quality materials for the construction work, said officials.
The Local Government and Engineering Department (LGED) in the district decided to construct the 171-metre-long and 5.12-metre-wide bridge over the Buri Teesta River at a cost of Tk 4.14 crore to facilitate easier road communication between Dimla and Domar upazilas in the Read more

New system, old result

March 30, 2012

Train Ticket Crisis in Ctg
New system, old result
Scalping of train tickets at Chittagong Railway Station is not being curbed despite the railway authorities’ preventive measures.
The authorities reduced the lead time for buying advance tickets from 10 days to 3 days since February 17 in an attempt to make saleable tickets available at the counters Read more

Satellite by 2015

March 30, 2012

Deal signed with US firm
Bangladesh will launch its first satellite into space by 2015 in a landmark move towards opening a new era in communication and broadcasting and creating new businesses.
Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission yesterday signed a Tk 82.5 crore consultancy deal with a US firm, Space Partnership International (SPI). The Read more

Electricity price hiked

March 30, 2012

Effective from March 1
The government yesterday hiked electricity prices by Tk 0.28 per unit for bulk consumers and Tk 0.30 per unit for retail users with retrospective effect from March 1 this year.
As a result, power tariff for bulk clients increased by 7.49 per cent from Tk 3.74/kilowatt-hour to Tk 4.02 a unit and for retail users by 6.25 per cent from Tk 5.02 to Read more

9.26 lakh appear at HSC exams from April 1

March 30, 2012

The Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and its equivalent examinations under the ten education boards will begin on April 1 across the country with 9.26 lakh sitting for the test. This is for the first time the examinees facing creative type questions in Bangla First paper. Earlier, these students needed to face creative type questions in their SSC exams. Education minister Read more

Rab men assault DU teacher

March 30, 2012

Members of Rapid Action Battalion beat up a Dhaka University teacher as he requested them to move their car that was obstructing a narrow lane, the victim has claimed.
Muhammad Saif Uddin Khan, lecturer of finance, was admitted to Pongu Hospital with severe injuries in his abdomen, forehead and left Read more

Minar Mahmud found dead

March 30, 2012

Noted journalist Minar Mahmud, editor of weekly Bichinta, was found dead at a residential hotel in the capital yesterday.
The cause of his death could not be known immediately but police recovered empty strips of 150 sedative tablets, Rivotril, and a letter along with Read more

Tamim a Pune Warrior

March 30, 2012

Says recent struggles changed him
Tamim Iqbal will be the second Bangladeshi after all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan to take part in the fifth season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) which begins on April 4 as the dashing Tigers opener has signed for the Pune Warriors franchise.
With the signing of Tamim, who replaces injured Australian all-rounder Read more

BTRC recommends five licences for 3G service

March 29, 2012

The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission on Wednesday sent to the telecommunication ministry the draft guideline for awarding five licences for 3G mobile service.
Of the five licences, the state-run Teletalk would get one while four other licences would be awarded to four private mobile phone operators, including any new operator, through Read more

Prova returns …

March 28, 2012

To end all kinds of postulations and imaginations popular TV actress and model Sadia Jahan Prova has returned to media yesterday. She has started to take part in shooting for a play titled ‘Pronoyini’ after a two-year break. Kaisar Ahmed is giving direction of the play, which shooting was held at Promi shooting house in the city’s Uttarkhan area yesterday. Script of the play was written by Rizwan Khan where another popular TV actor Read more

Bangladesh honours 83 ‘foreign friends’

March 28, 2012

Bangladesh has honoured 83 foreign nationals and organisations for their outstanding contributions in the Bangladesh’s war of independence.
President Zillur Rahman and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday conferred two categories of honours on distinguished personalities from different countries and Read more

THE AWARDEES

March 28, 2012

Recipients of “Bangladesh Liberation War Honour”
1. Dr Ram Baran Yadav, President of Nepal
2. Late Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, the Third King of Bhutan
3. Late president Leonid IIyich Brezhnev of Read more

BCB looks to cash in on Asia Cup success

March 28, 2012

The success of the national cricket team in the just concluded Asia Cup has provided Bangladesh Cricket Board a renewed hope of wooing new sponsorship deals after it
had lost most of the regular commercial partners in the recent months.
The BCB had lost most of their sponsors apart from IT partner Aamra Networks by the end Read more

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