Paris Hilton Still Jealous of Kim Kardashian

May 31, 2012

Paris Hilton is hating on Kim Kardashian!
The fading star is jealous of former friend Kim’s her former friend Kim’s ever growing fame and success.
“Kim will always be a sore spot for Paris because she believes that without her Kim wouldn’t have the success she has in her life,” a source told RadarOnline.
“Paris thinks Kim wasn’t Read more

Pybus named new Tigers’ coach

May 31, 2012

Englishman Richard Pybus finally agreed to join as the head coach of the Bangladesh national cricket team after the Bangladesh Cricket Board revised his financial offer, said the officials on Wednesday.
Pybus’ consent came about an hour after mid-day on Wednesday, ending a long wait for the BCB, who were looking for it since his visit to Bangladesh earlier this Read more

Sahara set to sponsor Tigers

May 31, 2012

India’s business giant Sahara Group is set to become the new sponsor of the Bangladesh national cricket team after it appeared as the highest bidder in the tender which was opened on Wednesday, officials said.
‘We are delighted to announce that Sahara has appeared as the highest bidder to become the new sponsor of our national team,’ Bangladesh Cricket Board president AHM Mustafa Kamal Read more

Abahani win at unruly Tangail

May 31, 2012

League leaders Abahani tightended their grip on the title as they came from behind to beat hosts Team BJMC 3-2 in their crucial match of the Grameenphone Bangladesh Premier League at the Tangail Stadium yesterday.
Linkon, Da Silva and Twum Frank struck one goal each for Abahani while Ajagun Abdul Rasheed and Uche Felix netted one goal each for Read more

Bijan Choudhury’s rare paintings on display

May 30, 2012

Bengal Gallery of Fine Art has organised a solo painting exhibition of recently demised eminent artist Bijan Choudhury, which has become a treat for art connoisseurs who have adoration for the paintings of the Indian accomplished artist.
The exhibition titled ‘A tribute to Bijan Choudhury’ showcases a total of 33 exquisite paintings by the artist from the collection of Bengal Gallery, art collectors and from Kolkata, where he Read more

Dance drama, pala staged

May 30, 2012

ITI Theatre Festival at Shilpakala Academy
Dance drama, pala staged
On the second day of eight-day ITI theatre festival titled ‘Theatre in Asia: Asia in Theatre’ three productions were staged at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Monday. Shadhana staged dance drama Mayar Khela at the National Theatre Hall, Chittagong based troupe Ganayan staged Muktadhara at the Experimental Theatre Hall and a traditional troupe from Thakurgaon staged ‘dhamer gaan’ at the Studio Theatre Hall Read more

Pioneer of modern art

May 30, 2012

36th death anniversary of Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin
Marking the 36th death anniversary of Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin, the pioneer of modern art, a discussion was held at the premises of Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin Sangrahashala (art gallery) at Shaheeb Quarter Park area of the town this afternoon.
Dr. K Zaman, journalist Ziauddin Ahmed, Professor Md. Safin Omar at Fine Arts Faculty of Jatiyo Kobi Read more

Muktadhara presented

May 30, 2012

Nobel laureate poet Rabindranath Tagore’s timeless play Muktadhara was staged by Chittagong based troupe Ganayan Natyasampraday at the Experimental Theatre hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Monday.
Set against the backdrop of an imaginary village full of natural resources named Shivatari, Tagore’s symbolic play features sufferings of the poor people of the village after installing Read more

Kolkata erupts with joy as champion Knight Riders parade

May 30, 2012

Thousands of fans turn up for Knight Riders’ victory parade
The city of Kolkata went into celebratory mode Tuesday, felicitating the Indian Premier League (IPL) V champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) with bouquets, shawls, sandesh and golden chains.
Celebrations began right from the hotel where the team was staying.
The Kolkata Knight Riders team was given a rousing reception at the Writers Building — the Read more

Shah Rukh Khan Still Reveling In IPL Success

May 30, 2012

Shah Rukh Khan is living it up at the moment. Following his teams’ victory at the Indian Premier League, the celebrations just haven’t stopped for King Khan.
With a crowd of about 70,000 cheering for them, KKR took a victory parade from South Kolkata’s Hazra Crossing to Eden Gardens. The chief minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee, felicitated the actor, his entourage and the Kolkata Knight Riders’ Read more

Dubai bans tobacco for 24 hours

May 30, 2012

All tobacco products are banned from being sold in Dubai for 24 hours on Thursday, May 31
Image-unavailableAll tobacco products are banned from being sold in Dubai for 24 hours on Thursday, May 31, to observe World No Tobacco Day, a senior official at the Dubai Municipality said.
“The move is aimed at spreading awareness about the dangers of cigarette smoking and to make people think about the dangers of tobacco consumption, as it kills millions of people and Read more

Marketers of greed reign supreme

May 30, 2012

Star finds many multilevel companies not making headlines, silently swindling fortune-seekers before vanishing abruptly
Shady multilevel marketing (MLM) companies are cheating people across the country by offering them double return on deposits in less than a year, high monthly returns and huge profits from product sales.
These companies rent top-class office rooms and create eye-catching websites to lure people into their traps, and then vanish after Read more

Container Train Derails

May 30, 2012

Rail link with Ctg snapped for 17 hrs
Rail communication between Chittagong and other parts of the country resumed yesterday evening after about a 17-hour-long disruption caused by derailment of four bogies of a container train.
A Dhaka-bound train from Chittagong veered off the course at Jangalia near Moynamati Railway Station in Comilla and ploughed into Read more

Rab too going at snail’s pace

May 30, 2012

Journo Couple Murder
Rab too going at snail’s pace 
Viscera report done 10 days ago, collected only yesterday
The viscera report of slain journalist couple Sagar Sarowar and Meherun Runi was prepared at least 10 days ago, but the Rapid Action Battalion collected it only yesterday.
According to sources in the forensic medicine department of Dhaka Medical College, the report found that no sedative, poison or any Read more

Girl abused in police club

May 30, 2012

Cops assault prying journos, lawyers
Two sub-inspectors assaulted and harassed a teenaged girl, her father and mother on the very premises of Dhaka magistrate court yesterday.
The two cops in the nearby Police Club assaulted the 15-year-old allegedly for protesting against the police claim of her father’s motorbike Read more

Bid to save sister costs him his life

May 30, 2012

A family feud led to the murder of a man by his brother-in-law in the city’s Shahjahanpur area yesterday.
The incident happened when Mozammel Hossain Milon, the victim, tried to save his sister when she was attacked by her husband Hafizur Rahman Khan at the latter’s Shantibagh residence, relatives said.
Milon went to his Read more

4 Destiny top shots quizzed

May 30, 2012

The Anti-Corruption Commission yesterday quizzed four top officials of Destiny Group, including its chairman Rafiqul Amin, over various irregularities in the multilevel company.
The outcome of the grilling, however, could not immediately be known.
The seven-hour interrogation that Read more

Wasfia reaches Namche Bazar

May 30, 2012

Nishat, Mohit stranded for bad weather
Bangladeshi adventurer Wasfia Nazreen reached Namche Bazar safely yesterday while Nishat Majumder and MA Mohit remained stranded in Lukla for the second day yesterday due to bad weather.
“Now I am very close to Namche Bazar and hope to reach there within half an hour. I will stay here for a couple of days until flight Read more

Muktis held by MSC

May 30, 2012

Muktijoddha Sangsad Krira Chakra’s title dream suffered a blow when they were held to a 2-2 draw by Mohammedan Sporting Club in a high-voltage match of the Bangladesh Premier League on Tuesday.
The title aspirants, Muktijoddha, took the lead twice with Nasiruddin Chowdhury and Wellington De Souza Lima respectively only to see Mohammedan Read more

Shakib in the form of his life

May 30, 2012

DLF Indian Premier League
Shakib in the form of his life 
At the moment, it seems as though nothing can stop Shakib Al Hasan. With two ‘man-of-the-tournament’ awards in the Bangladesh Premier League and the Asia Cup, a vital contribution in the Indian Premier League and a possible signing with former English county champions Essex, Shakib, unlike the Magura Express, is on a rol l this Read more

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