Bengal Gallery showcases Ghose’s works

September 30, 2014

Birth Centenary Of Gopal Ghose
Bengal Gallery showcases Ghose’s works
Bengal Gallery showcases Ghose’s worksLate master artist Gopal Ghose (1913-1980) of Kolkata is one of the principal figures to have shaped the fine arts oeuvre of Kolkata. One of the founding members of ‘Calcutta Group’, an artists’ group formed in 1943, Ghose played an instrumental role in bringing art from West Bengal to the public. Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts at Dhanmondi, in association with Kolkata-based Akar Prakar Gallery, has displayed more than one Read more

Hema Malini to comeback with Shimla Mirchi

September 30, 2014

Hema Malini to comeback with Shimla MirchiActress-politician Hema Malini started filming for Ramesh Sippy’s light-hearted comedy Shimla Mirchi on Sunday, repots India Today.
‘The first day of shooting for Shimla Mirchi- with my Director Ramesh Sippy who is also doing a cameo in the movie (sic),’ she tweeted Sunday.
The duo together gave hits like Andaz, Seeta Aur Geeta and Sholay.
Shimla Mirchi also stars Rajkummar Rao, Read more

Ashraful ban reduced to five years

September 30, 2014

Former Bangladesh captain Mohammad Ashraful was given a lifeline to revive his career after a special appeal panel reduced his lengthy ban by three years on Monday, allowing him to return to competitive cricket as early as August 2016. The 30-year-old cricketer was slapped with an eight-year ban from all forms of cricket in June this year after he was found guilty of Read more

Bad weather, coin-toss scare Tigers

September 30, 2014

Reigning champions Bangladesh cricket team are afraid that the bad weather could play a big role in their defense of the men’s 17th Asian Games cricket gold medal.
Bangladesh will open their campaign on Wednesday against Kuwait, who were through to the quarter-finals on Monday by the toss of a coin over the Maldives Read more

BCB to decide on split captaincy today

September 30, 2014

The Bangladesh Cricket Board is all set to name Mashrafee bin Murtaza as the new one-day international captain for the national cricket team when it will hold a crucial meeting today. The BCB, had in principal, agreed to split the captaincy in its previous meeting but decided to wait until the end of West Indies tour. ‘I personally think that we should have three different Read more

Bangladesh invited for Edens 150th anniv tournament

September 30, 2014

A Bangladeshi cricket team was invited to take part in a tournament organised by the cricket association of Bengal for celebrating the 150th year’s anniversary of Eden Gardens, said Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hasan on Monday. Former Indian national cricket team captain Sourav Ganguly sent the invitation letter on behalf of the CAB to the Bangladesh Read more

Businesses’ loan appetite wanes further amid political uncertainty

September 30, 2014

Pvt sector credit growth plunges to 11.25pc in July
The private sector credit growth in the country plunged in the first month of this financial year compared with that in the previous month as the businesspeople are yet to get confidence back to expand their business amid political uncertainty, said an economist and Bangladesh Bank officials. According to the latest BB data, the year-on-year credit growth rate in the private Read more

Tax certificate must for brick field licence, DoE clearance

September 30, 2014

Brick manufacturers will have to submit income tax payment certificates for renewing licences and taking environmental clearance certificates, officials of the National Board of Revenue said. The revenue board made the provision of submitting the certificates containing 12-digit online taxpayer identification number for getting the services from the current fiscal year, they said. Read more

Tax return submission deadline extended to Nov 2

September 30, 2014

The National Board of Revenue on Monday extended the deadline for submission of income tax returns for individual taxpayers by one month, officials said.
Taxpayers will be able to file their returns till November 2, they said.
The original deadline is set to expire today. Read more

Shahjalal Islami Bank Securities re-elects chairman

September 30, 2014

Mohiuddin Ahmed has recently been re-elected chairman of Shahjalal Islami Bank Securities Ltd. He was re-elected unanimously at the 26th meeting of the board of directors of the company held in Dhaka on Sunday, said a news release. Md Sanaullah Shahid and Mohammad Younus were also elected vice-chairmen at the same meeting. Re-elected chairman Mohiuddin is the Read more

Stocks drop on profit taking sales ahead of Eid

September 30, 2014

Dhaka stocks declined on Monday after the straight nine-day bull run due to investors’ profit taking share sell-offs ahead of the Eid-ul-Azha. The key index of Dhaka Stock Exchange, DSEX, declined to 5,050.34 points, shedding, 0.43 per cent or 21.85 points. DSEX had advanced 362.29 points in previous nine trading sessions. Turnover of the bourse declined to Read more

Games village excites Tigers

September 29, 2014

Bangladesh cricket team started their preparation for the Asian Games with nearly a three-hour long practice session at the Songdo LNG Baseball Stadium on Sunday.
Arriving the day before, Tigers did not waste the chance of getting themselves acclimatised with the condition prior to their opener on October 1 in the Read more

Chakabva ton sets up Zimbabwe A win

September 29, 2014

Regis Chakabva struck a century to set up a 17-run win for Zimbabwe A team as the visitors drew the first blood in the three-match one-day series against the Bangladesh A team at Fatullah on Sunday. Opting to bat first, Zimbabwe A, who lost the preceding unofficial Test series 2-0, assembled 253-6 before Bangladesh A were dismissed for 236 runs with three balls to play. Test Read more

ADP implementation rate hits 5yr low in July-Aug

September 29, 2014

Progress in implementation of annual development programme remained as usual slow and fell to five-year low at 5 per cent in the first two months of the current fiscal year, mainly because of low execution rate of big projects, officials and experts said. In July-August, 55 government ministries and divisions could spend only Tk 3,816 crore of Tk 80,315 crore ADP for Read more

10 banks asked to cut defaulted loan ratio below 10pc

September 29, 2014

Industrial Credit
10 banks asked to cut defaulted loan ratio below 10pc
Bangladesh Bank on Sunday asked 10 scheduled banks to decrease their industrial defaulted loan ratio below 10 per cent as their industrial classified loans are hovering over 15 per cent.
The 10 banks are: Sonali Bank, Agrani Bank, Bangladesh Krishi Bank, Rajshahi Krishi Unnayan Bank, BASIC Bank, Bangladesh Development Bank, Read more

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