Madonna’s Sex Book Is Most Wanted Out-Of-Print

August 28, 2011

Madonna’s infamous Sex book has topped a list of out-of-circulation publications literary fans most want to add to their shelves.
According to a new poll by Bookfinder.com, the Material Girl’s shockingly explicit coffee table picture book is still proving popular.
The limited-edition release caused outrage in 1992 and featured the singer in a series of pornographic Read more

Brad Pitt saves womans life

August 28, 2011

Brad Pitt saved a woman on the set of World War Z from being trampled.
The 47-year-old actor was shooting battle scenes for the horror apocalypse movie in Glasgow, Scotland, with 700 extras when the actress fell to the ground in the melee.
Quick-thinking Brad scooped her up in his arms and put her back on her feet before she faced the risk Read more

Anne Hathaway struggled to be veggie in london

August 28, 2011

Anne Hathaway had “problems” being a vegetarian in London. The 28-year-old actress — who is renowned for her slim physique — admits it hasn’t always been easy working in the UK because of her meat-free dietary requirements, but has found the country has changed progressively since she first came to Britain 10 years ago.
“What do I think of British Read more

Selena Gomez likes Justin Biebers personality

August 28, 2011

 Selena Gomezloves Justin Bieber for his sense of humor. The 19-year-old starlet has been dating the ‘Baby’ singer since last year and admits she’s smitten with him because he makes her laugh so much.
“You know when you’re in love when you love an imperfect person, perfectly. Everybody is different. Everyone has their quirks, but that’s what makes them beautiful. Confidence Read more

Muhin steps forward with his 3rd solo

August 28, 2011

Close Up 1 star Muhin is in the news because his 3rd solo album Ghum Ashey Na was released on 23 August. He expects the new album will touch the hearts of music lovers.
“Released under the banner of Agnibina (G Series), the album is the outcome of my hard work of two years. Through the tracks in this album, the music lovers will find something different,” said Read more

Launches, trains too overcrowded

August 28, 2011

Home Rush
Launches, trains too overcrowded
The three ran towards the train station as if their lives depended on reaching there. The father led the race with several bags in each hand, followed by his 17-year-old daughter who kept glancing back towards her mother. The mother was having a hard time keeping up with the pace.
By the time Abdul Kalam and his family reached the Kamalapur Railway Station at 10:00am yesterday, their train — the Dinajpur- bound Ekata express — was supposed to be gone.
But the three, sweating Read more

Most pvt univs fail to move to permanent campuses

August 28, 2011

Most private universities have failed to move to their permanent campuses with only a few days left before the ministry deadline for the universities to do so.
Only nine of the 54 private universities could move to their permanent campus as of Saturday, according to University Grants Commission Read more

BNP threatens to avenge MU Ahmed’s death

August 28, 2011

The opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Saturday threatened to dislodge the government to ‘avenge’ the ‘killing’ of Supreme Court lawyer MU Ahmed.
‘We do not know how lawyers would take the death of MU Ahmed or whether they would take revenge, but we must avenge the killing by ousting the fascist government,’ BNP acting secretary general Read more

People cry for food in inundated south-west region

August 28, 2011

Thirty-five-year-old Monwara Begum had to steal vegetables from others farmland near his shelter house to feed her husband and the only son as her family has no other way to collect food.
Leaving his house that collapsed about three weeks ago in worst-affected Kanaidia Tala in Satkhira that became inundated because of flash flood, the family took shelter at Read more

Repair work won’t complete before Eid

August 28, 2011

Dhaka-Ctg Highway
Repair work won’t complete before Eid
Abul claims 90pc repair work of highways done
Passengers bound for home will have to suffer for the battered condition of the Dhaka-Chittagong highway as the repair work at some damaged parts will remain incomplete before the Eid-ul-Fitr.
However, visiting the highway yesterday Communications Minister Syed Abul Hossain claimed 90 percent repair works of the country’s worn out highways has already been Read more

AG defends police

August 28, 2011

Attorney general Mahbubey Alam on Saturday defended the police, saying that they had tried to save the life of the late former deputy attorney general, Momtaj Uddin Ahmed, on August 11 by taking him to the hospital immediately after he began complaining of pain in his chest some time after his arrest.
He also said that the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party was trying to do politics with Read more

Anniversary of Nazrul’s death observed

August 28, 2011

The 35th anniversary of national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam’s death was observed with due respect across the country on Saturday. The revolutionary Bengali poet and lyricist died at the age of 77 on August 27, 1976 (Bhadra 12, 1383). Various socio-cultural and political organisations chalked out elaborate programmes to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the rebel poet’s death recalling his outstanding Read more

Thousands in flood-hit Satkhira flock to roads for refuge

August 28, 2011

The queues of makeshift shelters on roadsides and high grounds in the severely flood-hit areas of Satkhira district are getting longer every day with fresh flocks of homeless people joining in, finding no refuge in already overcrowded shelter homes set up in schools, colleges, and other establishments.
As they reach the roads in relentless rain people do get out of the reach of the hungry Read more

Consumers go for junk ornaments

August 28, 2011

Trading in the Dhaka city witnesses a sharp rise in junk ornament sales ahead of Eid, while the gold and silver jewellers claim that recent hikes in gold and other precious metals cause dramatic fall in the sales of their products.
Traders have said that the jewellery outlets and shops that sell gold plated ornaments, junk Read more

Second successful liver transplantation at Birdem

August 28, 2011

Surgeons at Birdem Hospital performed successful liver transplantation for the second time on August 6, sixteen months after the first one.
The success creates scopes for the country’s patients to undergo the surgery at lower cost, the hospital authorities said at a press conference Read more

Few still look for Eid cards

August 28, 2011

Only a few people are now seen to look for Eid greeting cards in the gift shops as modern means like facebook, twitter and cell phone have elbowed out the cards used for sharing joy with friends, family members and others.
Yet those, who still want to swim against the tide and tend to stick to the tradition, believe that Read more

Only 9pc of BB green energy fund disbursed in 2 years

August 28, 2011

Only nine per cent of the Bangladesh Bank’s loan refinance scheme for renewable energy and clean water projects has been disbursed in the two years since the facility was launched on August 3, 2009.
Till July 2011, banks and financial institutions have borrowed only Tk 17.46 crore from the Tk 200 crore revolving funds Read more

Dhaka stocks finish positive a tumultuous week

August 28, 2011

Dhaka stocks finished positive last week, registering slim gains but ending a four-week bear run, thanks to the regulator’s move for a uniform face value of all scrip that cheered up investors in the last two trading sessions of the week.
DGEN, the benchmark general index of Dhaka Stocks Exchange, advanced by 1.52 per cent, Read more

Team leader Munna takes a swipe at Tigers

August 28, 2011

Shafiqur Rahman Munna, Bangladesh’s head of delegation in Zimbabwe tour, took a swipe at the players for not showing enough commitment during the just-concluded tour.
‘I think some of them lacked commitment. They did not have the urge to play for the national side which is very disappointing,’ Munna told reporters on Read more

Inquest 2003 is perfect model

August 28, 2011

Tigers’ Zim Debacle
Inquest 2003 is perfect model
The direction that cricket in Bangladesh will take hinges on the board meeting immediately after the Eid vacation. After the ill-fated Zimbabwe tour, will the Bangladesh Cricket Board thoroughly examine the failure and thus take some measures to lift Bangladesh’s cricketing fortunes? Or will the same old cosmetic changes be taken to satisfy the call for change in the Read more

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