Sohana Saba in her new film

July 31, 2010

The innocent face with the probing eyes! Beware; Sohana Saba is going to steal something. No need to take it other ways, popular actor Sohana Saba is talking about her new films.
Speaking about her recent activities, Saba said that she is going to work in two more feature films, shooting for both the films will be start by the end of this year. Both the film will feature Saba in leading roles. One among these two is ‘Dour,’ directed by Read more

Mili in Al Deen’s play

July 31, 2010

Monpura famed actor Farhana Mili will be seen in Selim Al Deen’s play Bashon. The play has already been celebrated by the audience on stage, while Mili is working on the small screen version of the play by the illustrious playwright. She is playing the role of a young, bold village-girl who chooses to take her own life to relieve her family from a crisis evolved out of her marriage.
Jointly directed by Murad and Sajib, ‘Bashon’ will be telecast on the occasion of the 61st Read more

“Sitar Agni-Parikkha” gets a new look

July 31, 2010

Saymon Zakaria’s monodrama, with some changes, premieres today
Shadhona, a centre for advancement of South Asian music and dance, presented the monodrama “Sitar Agni-Parikkha” on stage in July, last year. Eminent Indian actor Averee Chaurey played the protagonist. This year, Shadhona is staging the play with some changes. The main change is re-casting of the lead.
Instead of Chaurey, Bangladeshi actress Naznin Hasan Chumki will don the multiple roles in the production. Chumki is Read more

New serial “Uposhonghar” goes on air on ATN Bangla tonight

July 31, 2010

TV serial “Uposhonghar” goes on air on ATN Bangla tonight. Written and directed by Badrul Anam Soud, the serial will be aired every Saturday and Sunday at 8:40 pm.
The serial follows close friends Asadullah and Neyamul Khan. The relationship between them was so deep that they married each other’s sister. They even started a business together. Asadullah’s younger brother Amanullah, his wife Laili and Read more

RMG wage sparks violent protests

July 31, 2010

Rampaging workers vandalise over 200 business establishments, several factories in city a day after announcement of new pay structure
Several thousand garment workers yesterday rampaged through different parts of the capital and Gazipur rejecting new wage structure and demanding Tk 5,000 minimum wage Read more

Rajuk betrays affected people

July 31, 2010

UTTARA MODEL TOWN
Rajuk betrays affected people
Landowners, whose land was acquired for the third phase of Uttara Model Town, accused Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha of going back on its promise of providing compensatory plots all without discriminating between the holding Read more

Ex-army officers rarely receive services from SKS

July 31, 2010

BBC documentary told
Although Sena Kalyan Sangstha (SKS) is a philanthropic organisation whose only duty is to ensure welfare, former army officers and their family members rarely receive any advantages from SKS, reported the BBC radio documentary “Probaho” Read more

Lenders for Jamuna bridge toll hike to fund Padma Bridge

July 31, 2010

Lending agencies are pressing for raising the toll rates for the users of the Bangabandhu Bridge as a condition for lending $2.2 billion for the construction of a multipurpose bridge across the river Padma, communication ministry officials Read more

Mistakes in question paper confuse examinees

July 31, 2010

BCS PRELIM TEST
Mistakes in question paper confuse examinees
The question paper of the 30th Bangladesh Civil Service preliminary examination, held throughout the country on Friday, contained eight mistakes in one of the sets which created a lot of confusion among the examinees.
After the preliminary test, examinees who obtained the B set of English Read more

Nigerian held at airport with ‘drugs’

July 31, 2010

Immigration personnel at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the capital yesterday detained a Nigerian national with six kilograms of white powder which, they think, is heroin.
He was caught around 7:00pm at gate-3 of the airport with five luggage and identified Read more

Most of city roads in bad shape

July 31, 2010

The roads of the city’s Zigatola area were dug by Dhaka Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) in December last for development of sewerage system to free the area from perennial waterlogging.
Since then, people of the area have been facing serious problem in their movement Read more

65pc haor people have no agricultural land

July 31, 2010

About 65% households in haor areas in the north-eastern region have no agricultural land, according a recent study.
Aggregating all kinds of land, about 71% households were found effectively landless of which about 55% were absolutely landless, about 17% households were of marginal category (between 51 and Read more

BFF aims to build strong U-19 eves football team

July 31, 2010

Bangladesh Football Federation looks forward to forming a strong U-19 women’s football team for the 2011 AFC Under-19 Women’s Championship qualifiers.
The residential camp for the meet, scheduled to be held in Dhaka from September Read more

A TT party for kids

July 31, 2010

The jerseys would have alluded to a football tournament but the kids who turned up on Friday morning with ‘Messi’, ‘Torres’ and ‘Lampard’ on their back were geared up for a different sport altogether.
They were students of Siddiqui’s International School and yesterday they entered the Read more

Karpov puts BCF in a quandary

July 31, 2010

The Bangladesh Chess Federation is seemingly in indecision over whether to accept former world chess champion Anatoly Karpov’s visiting schedule to Bangladesh ahead of the FIDE election to be held in October this year.
Russian Grandmaster Karpov is a president candidate of the FIDE election and will Read more

Local ad firm goes global

July 31, 2010

Benchmark attracts leading brands in Nepal, fights Indian majors
Local advertising and brand solution provider Benchmark has started a full-fledged subsidiary company in Nepal marking Bangladeshi advertising industry’s step into the age of going global.
‘TBWA\Benchmark Communication Nepal has started its full-fledged operation from early Read more

World Cup venue to be named after Muralitharan

July 30, 2010

The new International Cricket Stadium in Pallekele, Kandy which will be one of the venues to host matches of next year’s cricket world cup will be renamed as the Muttiah Muralitharan International Cricket Stadium.
The Central Provincial Council in Kandy has taken this decision unanimously to Read more

Mobiles have more germs than toilet handle

July 30, 2010

London: The average mobile phone carries 18 times more potentially harmful germs than a flush handle in a men’s toilet, according to research for consumer group Which?.
A hygiene expert who swabbed and analysed 30 handsets for the study found seven had warning or high levels of environmental bacteria.
One harboured levels of bacteria, including faecal coliforms, high enough to give its user a serious stomach Read more

CCC proposes Tk 741cr budget for FY 2010-11

July 30, 2010

The Chittagong City Corporation drew up a budget of Tk 741.51 crore for 2010-11 fiscal year with a surplus of Tk 1.78 crore and without imposing new tax on city dwellers on Thursday The CCC Mayor M Manjur Alam announced the budget at a general meeting at the corporation auditorium Thursday noon when Read more

Imtiaz made envoy to Bhutan

July 30, 2010

The government has appointed Imtiaz Ahmed, current Bangladesh ambassador to Sweden as the next ambassador of Bangladesh to the Kingdom of Bhutan, according to an official announcement yesterday.
The relation between Bhutan and Bangladesh has always been positive since the former Read more

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