Rokeya and Sakhawat Memorial School — One Hundred Years After

December 9, 2012

Iqbal Bahar Choudhury
Begum Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain was a social reformer, educationist, prolific writer and campaigner for human rights and gender equality in British India. She was a writer without boundaries. Her words spoke to the world as a whole and often talked passionately on issues that are only now being recognised as vitally important. Her writings, ideas and message are still hugely influential on the life of the people in Read more

Net gets submarine backup

December 9, 2012

Internet cost to go competitive; outsourcing business to rise
The cost of Internet service in the country is set to become competitive as NovoCom commercially launched data and voice connectivity with International Terrestrial Cable (ITC), which will serve as a backup to the submarine cable.
NovoCom, a private company, launched its operations taking a connection from an Read more

Pita: a saga on war of independence

December 9, 2012

Digital movie ‘Pita’, directed by Masud Akhondo, features genocides done by the Pakistani army and its local collaborators during the war of independence in 1971. A press show of Pita was
screened on Saturday at Balaka Cineworld. The movie, however, will be premiered on December 14.
Masud Akhondo’s movie Read more

Mushfiq hails ‘biggest ever series win’

December 9, 2012

Bangladesh skipper Mushfiqur Rahim hailed the 3-2 win over West Indies as their biggest ever series success as it came against a full-strength side and in difficult circumstances.
This is Bangladesh’s second series win against West Indies after they recorded a 3-0 clean sweep in the Caribbean in 2009. But few gave the Tigers any credit as Read more

Pollard proves a point

December 9, 2012

In Khulna when he pulled a short ball from Abdur Razzak straight to the midwicket fielder, Kieron Pollard was furious with himself. He vented his
anger to reporters who later had asked if it was the right time to play the shot.
An enraged Pollard said he chose the right ball to hit but only could not beat the Read more

‘We lost as a team’

December 9, 2012

West Indian skipper Darren Sammy pointed that failure in putting up collective efforts cost them the series against Bangladesh as they went
down in the final one-dayer by two wickets to surrender the series 3-2 on Saturday.
Chris Gayle, who was expected to lead the batting department, recorded another Read more

Shakib slips on Shishir!

December 9, 2012

All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has decided to begin a new innings in his life as he is all set to tie the knot this week. Sources close to Shakib have revealed that the cricketer would be marrying Umme Ahmed Shishir, a computers student based in Minnesota, America.
The wedding date has been scheduled on Wednesday, the 12th of December. Umme’s Read more

Tigers wrap up series in rousing style

December 9, 2012

Bangladesh kept their cool under pressure as they beat West Indies by two wickets in the fifth one-day international to clinch the five-match series 3-2 in Dhaka on Saturday.
Nasir Hossain played a crucial unbeaten innings of 39 as the home side became third time lucky to pull off a win in having wasted a 2-0 lead in the previous two matches.
The victory came in the most dramatic manner as Nasir drove Andre Russell through the extra cover to start celebrating without Read more

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