Timeless wait for Tigers’ new coach

May 30, 2012

Few deadlines passed by one after another, but the Bangladesh Cricket Board could not resolve the Richard Pybus riddle as the South African is yet to confirm his approval for the post of the national cricket team head coach.
The never ending wait continued Read more

MSC lift women’s cricket title

May 30, 2012

Mohammedan Sporting Club rode on Suktara’s all-round performance to retain their championship in the 4th Women’s Club Cricket League after beating Gulshan Youth Club by 52 runs in the final at BKSP on Tuesday.
This was Mohammedan’s third title in four seasons of the competition.
Opting to bat first, Mohammedan Read more

Siddikur misses out

May 30, 2012

Siddikur Rahman missed out on the US Open qualification after he finished joint 34th in the qualifier at the Walton Heath Golf Club in Surrey, England yesterday. The 27-year olf golfer posted a one-over-par on the second and final day of the qualification for an aggregate of one-under-par 143 which saw him trail the last qualifier by 5 strokes Read more

Bieber beats up paparazzi

May 30, 2012

Teen superstar Justin Bieber is being investigated for battery after allegedly hitting a paparazzi who tried to take pictures of him, California authorities said.
The incident happened Sunday afternoon outside the Calabasas mall The Commons, TMZ.com reported.
Police said Bieber and his girlfriend Selena Gomez were leaving the mall when a photographer, whose name Read more

Raj Kapoor’s ‘Awaara’ added to Time’s 100 greatest films

May 30, 2012

Time magazine has included Raj Kapoor’s 1951 classic Awaara among 20 new entries added to its All-Time 100 list of the greatest films made since 1923, the beginning of the prestigious US periodical. Rethinking the movie masterpieces, Time critic Richard Corliss describes Raj Kapoor as “the great star-auteur of India’s postcolonial golden age of movies – Cary Grant and Cecil B DeMille in one handsome package Read more

Zia’s 30 mins movie ‘Converted’

May 30, 2012

First Bangladeshi campus-based, 30-minute length movie “Converted” is going to be made with the direction and script written by Ziaul Zia. This movie will be screened at 20 universities in the country.
The story of the movie is about an old town boy named John, who converted him self to Junnurain for his love and how he fails to get his love.
The actors who will be Read more

Nancy, Kishore together for first time

May 30, 2012

For the first time, Close-up 1 artiste Kishore and popular singer Nancy sang together for a movie. The song is tuned and directed by Kishore. The song is recorded for the movie ‘Nirshartho Bhalobasha’, which is directed by actor and director Ananta.
Kishore recorded the song at his own studio in the city’s Mogbazar area recently. The title of the Read more

Monalisa at present

May 30, 2012

Monalisa is popularly known as a model. For this reason, her appearance in television commercials rather than TV plays.
Recently she has agreed to work in a TVC of product of Botanic Aroma. Promising film actor and model Emon will perform against her in the TVC. Shooting of the TVC will take place on June 6 and 7 in Rangamati. Asaduzzaman Liton will give direction of the TVC. Basically Read more

Women Peak At 28 Men At 33

May 29, 2012

Women enjoy the best sex of their lives when they are 28. And they have the most sex when they are 25 – eight years after losing their virginity.
Men, meanwhile, wait until they are 33 before having their best sex – and have their most sex when they are 29.
The findings – in an exclusive poll of 1,281 people for Britain’s biggest online sex toy retailer
lovehoney.co.uk – go against research which says that men reach their sexual peak at 18 and women Read more

Tough times ahead for private banks

May 29, 2012

Banking sector in Bangladesh is undergoing a challenging phase due to a liquidity shortage, following a massive capital outflow that resulted in a stock market crash early last year and restricted the banking sector’s ability to finance large projects, according to a report of gulfnews.com, a web portal. Some 77 banks and financial institutions serve the country’s financial Read more

Stocks on free fall amid street protest

May 29, 2012

Dhaka stocks continued to slide for the fifth straight day on Monday amid street protest by aggrieved investors against the latest spell of free fall of share prices in the market.
DGEN, the benchmark general index of Dhaka Stock Exchange, lost 1.48 per cent, or 70 points, to close at 4,645.61 points. In the last five sessions, the DGEN had Read more

BRAC comes up with low-cost solar lights

May 29, 2012

Low cost solar lights can be a good source to lighten up the homes of the marginalised people without access to the national power grid.
BRAC yesterday launched such solar products that are safe for health and can play an important role in education and agricultural activities at Read more

4000 teacher posts vacant in 251 govt colleges

May 29, 2012

Special BCS sought to save the situation
Education in the 251 government colleges of the country suffers a setback for severe teacher shortages with some 4000 posts lying vacant, prompting demands for holding a special BCS examination to overcome the crisis.
According to sources, the situation is so desperate that many departments of 88 colleges are left without any teacher presently Read more

Uninterrupted power for industries at Tk 15 a unit

May 29, 2012

The Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) has fixed up the rate of electricity for “Q” categories (for industry) at Taka 13.88 to TK 14.99 per unit on Monday. The ‘Q’ category consumers will get uninterrupted electricity for 24 hours and initially the distributing agencies will provide connection only to the industries. “We create the new category ‘Q” in tariff structure as PDB said that Read more

Doctor tricked into abduction

May 29, 2012

Police rescue him with serious injuries
Criminals abducted a Mitford Hospital doctor after taking him out of his chamber in Old Dhaka on the pretence that they needed him to see a critical patient on Sunday.
They had demanded Tk 20 lakh in ransom for release of the doctor, Sunirmal Roy, an assistant professor of neonatology department at Sir Salimullah Medical College Read more

bdnews24.com journalists attacked in office

May 29, 2012

A gang of criminals attacked the journalists of bdnews24.com in front of its Amtoli office in the city’s Mohakhali, leaving several, two of them critically, injured.
The incident took place on the fifth floor of the Building-99 near the Government Ban Bhaban (Forest Building) around 9pm on Monday. bdnews24.com Sub-Editor Read more

Wasfia comes down safely to base camp

May 29, 2012

Other Everest conqueror Nishat reaches Kathmandu
It was early in the morning, and the air was calm on the top of the world. Her clock struck 6:26am when Wasfia Nazreen topped the Everest braving hostile weather.
The sun was rising from the left and the sunlight was reflecting on the snow-covered tops of all the mountains around the Everest when she reached the peak Read more

Malaysia submits concept proposal

May 29, 2012

Padma Bridge Project
Malaysia submits concept proposal
The government intends to sign the final agreement with Malaysia within a couple of months on the proposed Padma bridge project, said the communications minister yesterday after his meeting with a visiting delegation.
A 26-member delegation, led by Malaysian Prime Minister’s Special Envoy Dato Seri S Samy Vellu, placed a concept proposal on the project to Communications Minister Obaidul Quader at the Read more

Unipay2u director held for swindling

May 29, 2012

Police yesterday arrested a director of Unipay2u Bangladesh, a controversial multi-level marketing (MLM) company, from Uttara in the capital on charges of swindling people.
Maj (retd) Khondoker Mukit Al Mahmud, a director of the MLM company, was arrested at about 1:00 am after some aggrieved investors of Unipay2u Read more

Libya sends back 200 workers

May 29, 2012

Says visas fake; manpower office rejects it
 The Libyan authorities have deported around 200 Bangladeshi job seekers in the last few days, saying their work visas were fake, but the manpower bureau in Dhaka has rejected the allegation.
The deportation starting from May 22 to 26 prompted the authorities in Dhaka not to allow the job seekers to go to Libya for Read more

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