Tamim dominates again

November 3, 2012

It was once again a ‘Tamim Iqbal show’ that dominated the beginning of the second round of the National Cricket League. The dashing left-hander raced to his third consecutive century and became the only batsman in the history of Bangladesh’s domestic cricket to score hundreds in three consecutive innings. Playing at the BKSP, Tamim’s 183 came of just 187 balls, as the Read more

Talent hunt for Special Olympics held

November 3, 2012

Bibi Fatema was running at her utmost pace to clinch the title in the 200-metre race at BKSP, Chittagong Regional Centre premises yesterday. From the outside, it was hard to tell that this 18-year-old girl was mentally challenged, for the sheer desire and the effort she put in. And she was not alone, she was one of many intellectually-challenged children and Read more

Muslim Mia wins gold in Korea Taekwondo

November 3, 2012

Bangladesh’s Muslim Mia won gold medal in ­–87kg category in the 7th Gyeongju Korea Open International Taekwondo Championships on Friday, informed Bangladesh Taekwondo Federation general secretary Mahmudul Islam Rana from Korea.
Another Bangladeshi participant Imtiaz Hossain won silver in the same weight Read more

Aly Zaker compares present with past

November 3, 2012

Eid TV Plays
Aly Zaker compares present with past
Seasoned television actor Aly Zaker, on the occasion of Eid-Ul-Azha, has acted in a drama where he has played a role of a father who faces some archetypical psychological problem in his old age and finds that he has gradually turned unimportant in his son’s life.
The selective actor seldom appears in the TV plays currently. However, there was a time when Aly Zaker Read more

Runa, Bannya to perform in Australia

November 3, 2012

Eminent singers Runa Laila and Rezwana Chowdhury Bannya will perform at a Probash Parboni Bangoutsab which began on Friday at New South Wales University campus at Sydney in Australia.
Internationally acclaimed singer Runa Laila will perform at the concluding ceremony of the festival tomorrow while eminent Tagore singer Rezwana Chowdhury Bannya will Read more

BCB chasing its own tail

November 2, 2012

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has finally fallen back to their well-worn method of forming a committee to resolve the problem regarding the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL).
When all and sundry were looking forward to a bold decision from newly appointed BCB president Nazmul Hassan Papon regarding the long-pending issue, all they got Read more

NSC meeting by next Monday

November 2, 2012

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan Papon will discuss issues regarding the BCB constitution and board elections with the high-ups of the National Sports Council (NSC) by next Monday.
“Our president (Nazmul Hassan Papon) will first talk with the legal adviser because there are some issues and confusion about some clauses in the recommendation and then he will Read more

Last chance to impress

November 2, 2012

NCL 2nd round begins today
The all-impor-tant second round of the National Cricket League (NCL) begins today after a short break for eid. The round will be the last chance for certain players to make an impression on the national selectors. Chief selector Akram Khan has already said that Bangladesh’s long hiatus from Test cricket has put him and his team in a spot of bothe Read more

FIFA director likely for final selection

November 2, 2012

BFF Academy’s Talent Hunt
FIFA director likely for final selection
FIFA technical director Jean Michel Benezet is likely to conduct the final selection of the booters for the Bangladesh Football Federation Academy in December as the divisional phase of the talent hunt has almost been completed last month.
Some 120 booters — Under-14 and U-18 — from six divisions have already been picked for Read more

Yash Chopra: The King of Romance bows out

November 2, 2012

Indian filmmaker Yash Chopra, also known as the “King of Romance” passed away on October 21, leaving a void in Bollywood which will be difficult to fill. Be it bold films on themes like illegitimacy “(Dhool ka Phool”), polygamous relationships (“Daag”), adultery (“Silisila”), or out and out romantic films ( “Dil to Pagal Hai”, “Veer-Zaara”, for example), he had a unique touch typified in what has come to be known Read more

Subir Nandi passes busy Eid schedule

November 2, 2012

The music lovers of the country got the opportunity to enjoy celebrated singer Subir Nandi’s evergreen songs on Eid’s special musical programmes aired on different channels on Eid days.
The acclaimed singer presented hi popular numbers including Amr e duti chokh pathor to noy, Hajar moner kachhey proshno rekhey, Ami brister kachh theke kandtey shikhechhi Read more

Bishwajit prefers recorded TV programmes

November 2, 2012

Popular singer Kumar Bishwajit did not appear in any phono-live concert aired on different private TV channels during the Eid special programmes. He, however, presented songs in the recorded Eid magazine programmes.
The singer said that for his oversees concerts he could not perform in the live concerts. ‘I wanted to participate at the Eid festival but unfortunately I couldn’t as I was abroad for Read more