4-day digital fair begins

May 31, 2012

A four-day Digital Innovation Fair began on Wednesday in Sylhet city to make popular the internet services in the society.
Prime minister’s private secretary Nazrul Islam Khan, also project director of Support to Digital Bangladesh, inaugurated the fair Read more

Strategy for Community Radio installation, broadcast and operation launched

May 31, 2012

A national policy strategy for the implementation of community radio installation, broadcast and operation was launched on Wednesday.
The Government of Bangladesh, with technical support from UNICEF, hope that their vision for the growth of community radio will be Read more

Bangladesh-made uniforms for British army

May 31, 2012

Satexco has been supplying uniforms to the army for the last 10 years
A Bangladeshi company supplies uniforms to the British army, which is another testimony to the excellence of the country’s garment sector.
Satexco, a garment company inside Dhaka Export Processing Zone (DEPZ), has been serving the British army for the last 10 years Read more

Stocks break six-day losing streak on regulators’ intervention

May 31, 2012

Dhaka stocks gained on Wednesday breaking a six-day losing streak following desperate efforts by market regulators and the Dhaka bourse to prop up the market with the help of institutional support.
DGEN, the benchmark general index of Dhaka Stock Exchange, gained 1.48 per cent, or 68.85 points, to close at 4,700.03 points. In the Read more

Jessica Simpson unveils daughter Maxwell

May 31, 2012

Singer Jessica Simpson has shown off her newborn baby daughter Maxwell to the world in a touching photoshoot.
The smiling new mum graces the cover of this week’s People magazine in the U.S., beaming with joy and cradling her sleeping baby.
And she’s told how her life with fiance Eric Johnson has turned on its head since the birth earlier this Read more

Paris Hilton Still Jealous of Kim Kardashian

May 31, 2012

Paris Hilton is hating on Kim Kardashian!
The fading star is jealous of former friend Kim’s her former friend Kim’s ever growing fame and success.
“Kim will always be a sore spot for Paris because she believes that without her Kim wouldn’t have the success she has in her life,” a source told RadarOnline.
“Paris thinks Kim wasn’t Read more

Pybus named new Tigers’ coach

May 31, 2012

Englishman Richard Pybus finally agreed to join as the head coach of the Bangladesh national cricket team after the Bangladesh Cricket Board revised his financial offer, said the officials on Wednesday.
Pybus’ consent came about an hour after mid-day on Wednesday, ending a long wait for the BCB, who were looking for it since his visit to Bangladesh earlier this Read more

Sahara set to sponsor Tigers

May 31, 2012

India’s business giant Sahara Group is set to become the new sponsor of the Bangladesh national cricket team after it appeared as the highest bidder in the tender which was opened on Wednesday, officials said.
‘We are delighted to announce that Sahara has appeared as the highest bidder to become the new sponsor of our national team,’ Bangladesh Cricket Board president AHM Mustafa Kamal Read more

Abahani win at unruly Tangail

May 31, 2012

League leaders Abahani tightended their grip on the title as they came from behind to beat hosts Team BJMC 3-2 in their crucial match of the Grameenphone Bangladesh Premier League at the Tangail Stadium yesterday.
Linkon, Da Silva and Twum Frank struck one goal each for Abahani while Ajagun Abdul Rasheed and Uche Felix netted one goal each for Read more

Bijan Choudhury’s rare paintings on display

May 30, 2012

Bengal Gallery of Fine Art has organised a solo painting exhibition of recently demised eminent artist Bijan Choudhury, which has become a treat for art connoisseurs who have adoration for the paintings of the Indian accomplished artist.
The exhibition titled ‘A tribute to Bijan Choudhury’ showcases a total of 33 exquisite paintings by the artist from the collection of Bengal Gallery, art collectors and from Kolkata, where he Read more

Dance drama, pala staged

May 30, 2012

ITI Theatre Festival at Shilpakala Academy
Dance drama, pala staged
On the second day of eight-day ITI theatre festival titled ‘Theatre in Asia: Asia in Theatre’ three productions were staged at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Monday. Shadhana staged dance drama Mayar Khela at the National Theatre Hall, Chittagong based troupe Ganayan staged Muktadhara at the Experimental Theatre Hall and a traditional troupe from Thakurgaon staged ‘dhamer gaan’ at the Studio Theatre Hall Read more

Pioneer of modern art

May 30, 2012

36th death anniversary of Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin
Marking the 36th death anniversary of Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin, the pioneer of modern art, a discussion was held at the premises of Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin Sangrahashala (art gallery) at Shaheeb Quarter Park area of the town this afternoon.
Dr. K Zaman, journalist Ziauddin Ahmed, Professor Md. Safin Omar at Fine Arts Faculty of Jatiyo Kobi Read more

Muktadhara presented

May 30, 2012

Nobel laureate poet Rabindranath Tagore’s timeless play Muktadhara was staged by Chittagong based troupe Ganayan Natyasampraday at the Experimental Theatre hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Monday.
Set against the backdrop of an imaginary village full of natural resources named Shivatari, Tagore’s symbolic play features sufferings of the poor people of the village after installing Read more

Kolkata erupts with joy as champion Knight Riders parade

May 30, 2012

Thousands of fans turn up for Knight Riders’ victory parade
The city of Kolkata went into celebratory mode Tuesday, felicitating the Indian Premier League (IPL) V champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) with bouquets, shawls, sandesh and golden chains.
Celebrations began right from the hotel where the team was staying.
The Kolkata Knight Riders team was given a rousing reception at the Writers Building — the Read more

Shah Rukh Khan Still Reveling In IPL Success

May 30, 2012

Shah Rukh Khan is living it up at the moment. Following his teams’ victory at the Indian Premier League, the celebrations just haven’t stopped for King Khan.
With a crowd of about 70,000 cheering for them, KKR took a victory parade from South Kolkata’s Hazra Crossing to Eden Gardens. The chief minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee, felicitated the actor, his entourage and the Kolkata Knight Riders’ Read more

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