Azizul Hakim directs drama serial

October 31, 2013

Azizul Hakim directs drama serialAzizul Hakim is directing a drama serial named Nijgrihe Parobashi, which Banglavision started to broadcast from last Sunday.
In addition, the seasoned actor nowadays is busy with
acting in different drama serials.
Nijgrihe Parobashi, written by Hakim’s wife Zinat Hakim, features sweet and bitter experiences of a newly Read more

Udichi artistes present popular songs

October 31, 2013

Udichi artistes present popular songsForty-five artistes of different branches of Udichi Shilpigoshthi in chorus presented the signature tune of the organisation, Arshir samne eka eka, at the 45th founding anniversary programme at TSC of Dhaka University on Tuesday.
Udichi Shilpigoshthi singers also performed the popular songs, they rendered on different occasions, such as Amra manusher joyogaan gai, Hushiyar, Dhor dhor dhor rajakar dhor and Read more

Kamar Ahmad Simon shares his Sydney tour

October 31, 2013

Kamar Ahmad Simon shares his Sydney tourKamar Ahmad Simon attended the Antenna Documentary Film Festival 2013 in Sydney along with selected filmmakers from around the world who shared their hands-on experience in filmmaking.
He also took a ‘master class’ on October 06 in which he shared his experience of making film in Bangladesh.
The architect turned director Read more

Bollywood box office grim after six flops in a week

October 31, 2013

Bollywood box office grim after six flops in a weekAs many as six films released last Friday, but none of them could excite the viewers at the box office, reports Hindustan Times.
Mickey Virus, which marked the debut of actors Manish Paul and Elli Avram in Bollywood, was the most talked about movie among those that released Oct 25. But the buzz wasn’t sufficient to make the audiences catch the film.
Mickey Virus collected Rs.4.75 Read more

Polls after Jan 24 if parties want:?CEC

October 31, 2013

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmad on Wednesday announced the code of conduct, saying that the government would not be able to make any “policy-level decision”, and it would carry out only “routine work”, the way a caretaker government functions. The EC had finalised the draft code of conduct on Tuesday, imposing some Read more

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Safari Park to be opened today

October 31, 2013

The largest safari park of Asia ‘Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Safari Park’, Gazipur opens today.
Prime minister Sheikh Hasina is scheduled to inaugurate the park, said Tapan Kumar Dey, conservator of forest, wildlife and nature conservation unit of Department of Forest.
Department of Forest is implementing Read more

Poll code contradicts constitution, says Sakhawat

October 31, 2013

The Model election code of conduct is not supported by the Constitution, Representation of the People Order (RPO) and Rules of Business, which will be the main hurdle to implementation of the code, said former Election Commissioner Brigadier (Rtd) Sakhawat Hossain.
“Without amending the Constitution we cannot Read more

Rickshaws flout BCC rule

October 31, 2013

Only 130, out of 20,000 rickshaw-pullers of Barisal city, have driving license and only 12,000 rickshaws have license, with more than half of them yet to renew their documents.
The Barisal City Corporation transport section set a rule that rickshaw pullers and owners would have to collect their driving license and transport license Read more

United Airways launches Dhaka-Ishwardi flight

October 31, 2013

United Airways Ltd, a private airliner, on Wednesday launched its first flight on Dhaka-Ishwardi route. Civil aviation and tourism minister Faruk Khan inaugurated the flight at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport. State minister for home Shamsul Huq Tuku, United Airways director general Tasbirul Ahmed Chowdhury and high officials concerned were present at Read more

Aircraft meets accident as fox jumps on its wheel

October 31, 2013

A Dash 8 aircraft of Regent Airways met an accident on the runway at the Cox’s Bazar Airport on Wednesday evening after a fox jumped on its front wheels.
The 15 passengers and four crew on board, however, were unhurt when the accident took place at about 6:45pm, claimed the airway’s chief commercial officer, Read more

DU ‘Gha’ unit intake tests tomorrow

October 31, 2013

Dhaka University’s ‘Gha’ unit intake test to enrol into its bachelor courses under 2013-14 academic sessions would be held tomorrow.  The one-hour written examination between 10:00am and 11:00am would be held in 19 centres on the campus and 31 centres outside the campus.
The students can know their seat-plans Read more

Dhaka Univ, UNICEF signs MoU

October 31, 2013

Officials of Dhaka University and United Nations Children’s Fund, Bangladesh on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding with a view to promoting health and nutrition, child protection, water, sanitation and hygiene education and research in the country, said a DU press release.
Under the MoU, DU and UNICEF would organise Read more

Safe drinking water stressed for ensuring hygiene

October 31, 2013

Government officials and experts in a programme on Wednesday stressed extending safe drinking water and basic sanitation facilities to the rural and lower-income group-inhabited areas to ensure improvement health and hygienic status of the citizens. The programme titled ‘national sanitation month October-2013’ was held at the office of the deputy commissioner Read more

Shipbuilding: better days ahead as buyers return

October 31, 2013

The shipbuilding industry is anticipating a pick-up in fortunes as interests from international buyers have resumed after several years with the recovery of global economy.
“Interested parties are communicating with us, which is always a good sign. We are expecting orders in the first quarter of next year,” said Md Sakhawat Hossain, Read more

Govt finalises draft framework of FTA with Turkey

October 31, 2013

The government is going to start negotiations with Turkey soon for signing a free trade agreement with the country, commerce ministry officials said.
In this regard, the ministry on Wednesday finalised the draft framework of the agreement for carrying out negotiations with Turkey on the proposed FTA, Read more

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