Pori Moni granted bail, no bar on release

August 31, 2021

Considering her health, age and reputation in film industry, a Dhaka court today granted ad-interim bail to film actress Pori Moni, in a case filed against her with Banani Police Station under the Narcotics Control Act.
Judge KM Emrul Kayesh of Metropolitan Sessions Judge’s Court of Dhaka issued the bail order upon a bond of Tk 50,000 with two guarantors after a long Read more

Lionel Messi makes PSG debut as Kyian Mbappe steals the show

August 30, 2021

Lionel Messi made his highly-anticipated debut for Paris Saint-Germain on Sunday as Kylian Mbappe stole the show by scoring both goals in a 2-0 win against Reims in Ligue 1
Sunday’s away match against Reims crossed the 66th minute with PSG leading 2-0, when the team’s coach Mauricio Pochettino decided to replace Neymar with Read more

No advance payments in e-commerce: BB

August 30, 2021

Bangladesh Bank yesterday said e-commerce platforms would not be able to receive payments in advance for any products or services rendered.
Some e-shops instruct shoppers to deposit money directly into their respective bank accounts before delivering a product or service, breaching Bangladesh Bank regulations Read more

Brac Bank to raise Tk 600cr thru bonds

August 30, 2021

Brac Bank has decided to raise Tk 600 crore by issuing a non-convertible bond with a view to providing home loans to the country’s lower and middle income groups.
The board of the private lender took this decision at a meeting on August 26, after which it sent the proposal to the Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC) for Read more

Bata returns to profit

August 30, 2021

Bata Shoes (Bangladesh), one of the most popular footwear brands in the country, returned to profit after a year riding on higher sales.
The company’s declaration of profit comes as good news for the local economy, which is rebounding strongly despite the ongoing coronavirus Read more

Arambagh relegated to first division for fixing

August 29, 2021

Bangladesh Football Federation has relegated Arambagh Krira Sangha to the first-division for two years on Sunday for their involvement in match-fixing in the ongoing Bangladesh Premier League.
Earlier, Arambagh were set to be relegated from the BPL after finishing 12th out of 13 teams in the running edition and were supposed to play in the Read more

Dhaka metro rail formal test run started

August 29, 2021

Bangladesh’s first ever metro train service has started its test run on the viaduct in the capital.
The formal test run started from Uttara at 11:54am. on sunday after Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader inaugurated the event by waving a green flag at the depot in Dhaka’s Diabari..
The minister told reporters that after a total of 14 months of performance test – which includes five months of trial run – the commercial operation of metro rail in Dhaka will begin by the end of 2022.
“We will inaugurate three Read more

Woman sets Guinness World Record for most hair donated to a charity

August 29, 2021

Zahab Kamal Khan, a 30-year-old Pakistani origin professional squash player residing in the USA, recently set a Guinness World Record for the ‘most hair donated by an individual.
The athlete earned the record Thursday, when her first haircut in 17 years resulted in 6 feet, 3 inches of hair donated to a charity that creates wigs for children with hair loss Read more

Shah Rukh Khan is the most in-demand actor in new survey

August 28, 2021

Topping the list of 10 most in-demand stars worldwide is Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, followed by Allu Arjun, Priyanka Chopra bags the third position
Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, and South Indian hero Allu Arjun have srcured the top three spots in a survey that analysed the topten in-demand actors on the earth, in accordance with a content material demand analytics firm. Parrot Analytics has used a brand new analytics technique, Expertise Demand, to supply a brand new approach to consider particular person actors, athletes, musicians and extra Read more

Man City footballer Benjamin Mendy accused of rape and suspended by club

August 27, 2021

Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy has been suspended by his club on Thursday, after it came out that the French international has been charged with four counts of rape and one count of sexual assault by three complainants, as announced by the Cheshire Police.
The police statements adds that the charges relate to Read more

Metro rail: Rolling out in the open on August 29

August 27, 2021

The authorities are all set to start operating of a metro train on the viaduct on Sunday, touching a new milestone in the country’s first ever metro rail project.
On that day, a train will run from Uttara to Mirpur Pallabi station at 10 am. As a precautionary measure, the metro rail run from Diabari to Pallabi station in the city on Friday. Metrorail runs from 8 am to 10 am in the heart of the city. There was no problem in running the metro rail.
Metrorail Project Manager ABM Arifur Rahman said that Metrorail has been run as Read more

Guardiola announces his departure from Manchester City

August 26, 2021

Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola has announced the date of his departure from the English team, as it will be his last season in England,indicating that he will head to coach the national teams in the future.
Last November, the 50-year-old Spanish coach extended his contract until the end of the 2022-2023 season, and with this deadline Guardiola will have spent seven Read more

Serena Williams withdraw from US Open with injuries

August 26, 2021

The 23-time Grand Slam champion has withdrawn from the US Open, which begins on Monday next, as she continues recovery from a torn hamstring she suffered in her Wimbledon opener. The American, who turns 40 next month, announced her decision to sit out the U.S. Open via a social media post.
“After careful consideration and following the advice of my Read more

Charlie Watts, the Rolling Stones’ drummer dies at 80

August 25, 2021

Charlie Watts, the unshakeable drummer for The Rolling Stones and the band’s irreplaceable heartbeat, died in London on Tuesday morning, according to his spokesperson. No cause of death was cited; he was 80.
“Charlie was a cherished husband, father and grandfather and also as a member of The Rolling Stones one of the greatest drummers of his generation,” the statement said Read more

It’s possible to walk across the Padma now

August 24, 2021

All 2,917 road slabs in place on Padma bridge
The Padma bridge project yesterday moved one step closer to completion after the authority finished the installation of all road slabs linking both sides of the Padma river through the roadway.
Now it is possible to cross the Padma river by walking across the 6.15 kilometre-long bridge.
The last road slab was installed on the span that linked the pillars 12 and 13 of Read more

Rain at the summit of Greenland for the first time on record

August 23, 2021

Something extraordinary happened recently. On August 14, 2021, it rained at the highest point on the Greenland Ice Sheet for several hours — the first rainfall event in recorded history, and air temperatures remained above freezing for about nine hours.
The record-breaking rain is the latest in a string of warning signs about how climate change is affecting Greenland’s ice sheet.
Scientists confirmed these sightings on August 18th that rain were observed Saturday at Summit Station, a research facility that Read more

Messi returns to bercelona for weekened

August 21, 2021

Lionel Messi, who was left out of Paris Saint-Germain’s squad for their Ligue 1 encounter against Brest on Friday, has returned to Barcelona with his family, reported Spanish outlet Mundo Deportivo.
According to the report, Messi, who has spent most of his life in Barcelona since joining the Spanish club in 2000, went back to Catalonia to spend time in his home at Read more

The fastest Sailfish caught in the Bay of Bengal

August 21, 2021

Curious people rushed to see and touch the Sailfish caught in the fisherman’s nets on Wednesday
Two marine fish have been caught in fishermen’s nets in the Bay of Bengal. Fishermen locally call it ‘golpata’ fish because of the shape of its back fins. Experts say, actually these are sailfish, members of the billfish family and are found throughout the warmer waters of the world’s oceans. It is widely considered the fastest fish in the ocean.
Due to the ban on fishing in the sea (Bay of Bengal) for 65 days, the biodiversity of marine fish species or marine aquatic animals has improved. Marine fish are growing in it. For this reason, experts think that large marine fish are being Read more

Pori Moni sent to jail

August 21, 2021

Film actress Pori Moni was sent to jail today on completion of her one-day remand, in the third phase, in a case filed with Banani Police Station under the Narcotics Control Act.
She was earlier placed on six-day remand in two phases in the same case.
Criminal Investigation Department did not submit Read more

Martial Arts Legend and ‘Kill Bill’ Actor Sonny Chiba Dies at 82

August 20, 2021

Shinichi “Sonny” Chiba, the Japanese actor and martial arts legend best known internationally for starring in ‘Kill Bill: Volume1 and Volume 2’ as well as ‘The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift’ died Thursday from complications caused by COVID-19, his manager said. He was 82.
Born Sadaho Maeda in Fukuoka, Japan on Jan. 22, 1939, Chiba took up martial arts when he began attending Read more

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