Rahimafrooz opens sales and service centre at Eskaton

May 26, 2010

Rahimafrooz Distribution Limited opened its sales and service centre at Eskaton in Dhaka recently.
Chairman of Rahimafrooz Group Afroz Rahim inaugurated the centre, said a news release.
Group director Mudassir M Moin, and Rahimafrooz Distributions chief operating officer Read more

NCC Bank opens 68th branch at Kamal Bazar

May 26, 2010

NCC Bank Limited opened its 68th branch with online facility at Kamal Bazar, Kalurghat, Chittagong on Sunday.
Chairman of the bank Yakub Ali Montu formally inaugurated the branch as chief guest. Managing director and CEO Mohammed Nurul Amin presided over the Read more

UCB opens 100th branch at Kanchan Bazar

May 26, 2010

United Commercial Bank Limited opened its 100th  branch at Kanchan Bazar, Rupganj, Narayanganj on  May 24. UCB sponsor director  M. A. Sabur inaugurated the new branch, says a press release.
Managing director, M Shahjahan Bhuiyan along with DMD,  Shafiqul Alam, M. Shahidul Islam, Read more

Abahani’s hattrick triumph

May 26, 2010

Dhaka Abahani Limited set another milestone in the domestic soccer history when they celebrated the Citycell Bangladesh League hatt-rick title after thrashing the Farashganj Sporting Club by 4-0 on Tuesday at the Bangabandhu National Stadium.
The achievement will be significant for Abahani for winning the first three editions of the country’s Read more

Arambagh leap three places

May 24, 2010

Sylhet’s Beanibazar recorded their third victory in the Bangladesh League, but could not avert the relegation zone while Arambagh leapfrogged from ninth to sixth position through their sixth triumph yesterday.
Hosts Beanibazar handed a lone-goal defeat to Chittagong Abahani at Sylhet Stadium with Read more

Rainwater to recharge underground reservoirs

May 24, 2010

Wasa finally initiates pilot project to up falling water level in Dhaka
After over two decades of groundwater level decline, Dhaka Wasa will at last start recharging the aquifers of the capital this monsoon, to save the city from a looming scarcity of supply water, and subsidence of the ground surface, reports The Daily Star.
Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (Wasa) started a pilot project titled Read more

HC forbids vehicle requisition except in public interest

May 24, 2010

The High Court on Sunday ordered law enforcers not to requisition private vehicles except in the public interest.
Issuing a 5-point interim directive to the government, the bench of Justice AHM Shamsuddin Chowdhury and Justice Md Delwar Hossain asked the former to explain in two weeks why Section 103A of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police Ordinance 1976 on requisition of vehicles would not be Read more

Move to tame rebels in BNP, AL

May 24, 2010

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Move to tame rebels in BNP, AL
The high commands of both the ruling Awami League and major opposition BNP have taken moves to tame the rebels of the splinter factions in Chittagong to patch up the long standing intra-party feuds ahead of the June 17 election of Chittagong City Corporation, political insiders Read more

Musa conquers Everest

May 24, 2010

Anxious wait for official confirmation on first-ever feat of a Bangladeshi
Musa Ibrahim has scaled Mount Everest as the first Bangladeshi, said friends and family of the mountaineer.
He reached the summit at 6:00am Bangladesh time yesterday, Musa’s wife Sorabon Tahura Rimi told The Daily Star.
She was citing an e-mail sent by the manager of Himalayan Guide, the firm that arranged the Read more

Tongi flyover opens to traffic

May 24, 2010

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday formally inaugurated Shaheed Ahsanullah Master Flyover on the southern side of Tongi Rail Station.
The three-lane flyover, constructed at a cost of Tk 23.75 crore, was named after former lawmaker Ahsanullah Master who was killed by terrorists in Read more

Cell phone subscription grows by 146pc in 4 months

May 24, 2010

Bangladesh witnessed a sizzling growth of its tele-density by 146 percent in the past four months with addition of nearly four million mobile phone subscribers since January this year, officials and operators said here today.
Bangladesh Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (BTRC) officials said 3.93 million new Read more

Dr Yunus opens new branch of Grameen America in Manhattan

May 24, 2010

Grand opening of Manhattan branch of Grameen America, a not-for-profit micro finance organization founded by Professor Muhammad Yunus was held at Manhattan recently.
The ceremony took place at The Great Hall at City College of New York and was hosted by the Colin Powell Center for Policy Studies. Prior to this 2 branches in Queens and Brooklyn, NY and Read more

Digital TV expo in city in June 3-5

May 24, 2010

Digital TV Expo-2010, an exposition of mainly latest television technology and allied products for home users and business clients, is going to be held for the first time in the country ahead of next month’s FIFA World Cup Football 2010.
Event management firm EventPro Limited will organise the exposition at Dhaka Sheraton Hotel in Read more

Robi installs VoIP detection system

May 24, 2010

Mobile phone operator Robi organised a ceremony to mark the installation of SIMBOX detection system to help track illegal VoIP connections at its head office on Thursday.
BTRC spectrum division director general Md Ahsan Habib Khan, commission secretary Mahboob Ahmed and Read more

More subscribers log on to BTCL broadband

May 24, 2010

The broadband internet subscription of Bangladesh Telecommunications Company Ltd (BTCL) soared 83 percent in April from a month ago because of reduced charges.
Subscribers used the asymmetric digital subscriber line or ADSL, a data communications technology Read more

Bank Asia opens SME service centre at Chaktai

May 24, 2010

Bank Asia inaugurated its eighth SME service centre at Chaktai in Chittagong on Thursday.
Mostafa Group of Industries managing director and chief executive officer Jahir Uddin inaugurated the centre as chief guest, said Read more

Banglalink, Dutch-Bangla Bank sign mobile banking deal

May 24, 2010

Mobile phone operator Banglalink has signed a memorandum of understanding with Dutch-Bangla Bank at Banglalink head office in Dhaka recently.
With the signing, both the parties have agreed to collaborate with each other to launch mobile Read more

Premier Leasing opens Sylhet branch

May 24, 2010

Premier Leasing and Finance Limited, a non-banking financial institution, opened a branch at Dargah Gate in Sylhet recently.
Sylhet city mayor Bador Uddin Ahmed Kamran inaugurated the branch as chief guest at a ceremony at the ballroom of Hotel Star Pacific at the East Dargah Gate in Sylhet, said a Read more

Kites- Movie Review

May 23, 2010

Hrithik Roshan’s Kites may make his fans very happy by the way he has been presented (and he enacted) in the film but those looking out for a never seen been before experience that was promised through its mega marketing blitzkrieg will be in for a major disappointment.
J. (Hrithik Roshan) is a dance teacher in Las Vegas, who is also in the business of marrying illegal immigrants in Read more

Sushmita Sen Wants To Give Birth To A Baby

May 23, 2010

Former Miss Universe Sushmita Sen says she wants a baby because the clock is ticking for her
After adopting two children, former Miss Universe and actress Sushmita Sen now wants to give birth to a child.
“I will go for a biological baby, because the clock is ticking for me,” Sushmita, 34, said on Thursday on the sidelines of a preparatory workshop for the 2010 Miss Universe Read more

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