Vegetable prices increase further

August 30, 2014

The prices of vegetables increased further on the retail markets in the city over the week ending Friday due to a supply shortage amid flood in different parts of the country.
Traders said that the prices of vegetables increased as flood submersed new areas in different districts across the country and a supply shortage took place. Read more

BDO Int’l launches Bangladesh operation

August 30, 2014

BDO International, a global public accounting firm, has recently launched its Bangladesh operation. BDO is an international network of public accounting firms, the fifth largest global network of audit, tax and advisory firms providing professional services in 144 countries, with over 56,000 people working out of 1,264 offices worldwide having annual turnover Read more

Nazrul is a source of inspiration

August 27, 2014

Poet Asad Chowdhury tells New Age
Nazrul is a source of inspirationToday is Bhadra 12 on Bangla calendar, the 38th death anniversary of national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam, who holds a permanent place in Bangla literature. Noted contemporary poet Asad Chowdhury talked to New Age about how Nazrul inspired him as a poet.
As a token of respect and love to Nazrul, Asad Chowdhury has written several poems on him (Nazrul) including Premik O Kobi, Read more

Bipasha loves being ‘crusader of horror’ in Bollywood

August 27, 2014

Bipasha loves being ‘crusader of horror’ in BollywoodBipasha Basu, who has acted in several films in the horror and supernatural genre, says she is happy being ‘crusader of horror films’ in Bollywood. Bipasha has acted in Aatma, Raaz, Darna Zaroori Hai, Rakht, and will next be seen in Vikram Bhatt’s Creature, reports Hindustan Times.
‘I am a greedy actor. I want to do good…meaty roles irrespective of the genre. I am happy filmmakers think of me when it comes Read more

BCB cuts Sakib’s ban short

August 27, 2014

The Bangladesh Cricket Board on Tuesday announced to lift the ban of all-rounder Sakib al Hasan from next month, making him available for domestic and international cricket from September 15. The BCB president Nazmul Hasan announced the decision at a crowed press conference in Dhaka after a board meeting reviewed his appeal against the ban imposed on Read more

New twist in transfer as Sakib at auction

August 27, 2014

The second phase of inter-club players’ transfer took a new twist on Tuesday after the Cricket Committee of Dhaka Metropolis decided to put Sakib al Hasan in auction instead of allowing him to the team of his choice. The decision came shortly after the Bangladesh Cricket Board decided to lift Sakib’s six-month ban from September 15, making him available Read more

Mashrafee to lead Tigers in Asiad

August 27, 2014

Former national captain Mashrafee bin Murtaza will lead the Bangladesh cricket team in the forthcoming Asian Games, said the Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hasan on Tuesday. Mashrafee returned to helm after regular skipper Mushfiqur Rahim opted to skip the competition for his wedding ceremony. The BCB president hinted that the decision Read more

Bangladesh U-23s draw first blood against Nepal

August 27, 2014

Bangladesh Under-23 national football team drew the first blood in their two-match international friendly series against their Nepalese counterpart with a 1-0 win at the Army Stadium at Banani on Tuesday. Sohel Rana scored the all important goal for the hosts on the hour mark to give them a huge boost for the second and final match at the Sylhet stadium Read more

Qubee continue winning run

August 27, 2014

Qubee continued their winning run in the Ascent 5-a-side Corporate Football with a 3-2 win over IFC World Bank Group at the STM Hall of the Scholastica School on Tuesday.
Noor-e-Alam, Yasir and Rased were all on scoresheet for the winners while Zulqar and Fahad scored a goal apiece for IFC. In the other matches of the day, Read more

FM wants end to bank swindling for investment rise

August 27, 2014

Foreign minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali on Tuesday said that if swindling of banks continued, it would affect the investment in the country. He said, ‘The businesspeople can apply for loans from banks. But swindling of banks must be stopped. Attack on banks must be stopped. All must follow rules.’ He made the remarks while speaking at a roundtable discussion Read more

Mobile operators add 3 lakh subscribers in July

August 27, 2014

The country’s six mobile phone operators added 3 lakh new subscribers in July which took the total active mobile phone subscribers of the country to 11.68 crore.
The latest data of Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission showed that of the six mobile companies, four witnessed gain in the subscriber Read more

NBR gives 42-point instruction to field offices for revenue collection

August 27, 2014

The National Board of Revenue has given 42-point instructions to its field offices emphasising on finding new potential sectors and individuals eligible to pay income tax and value-added tax as an important tool for achieving revenue collection target for the fiscal year 2014-15. In addition, it also asked its field offices for preparing lists of large company Read more

BSEC fines two stockbrokers Tk 10 lakh for violating rules

August 27, 2014

The Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday fined two member-brokers of the Dhaka Stock Exchange Tk 5 lakh each as they violated different securities rules. The member-brokers are AB Securities Limited and Unique Share Management Limited.
A commission meeting presided over by its Read more

BSEC okays National Feed Mill IPO

August 27, 2014

Approves Tk 300cr SIBL Mudaraba bond
The Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday approved a Tk 18-crore initial public offering of National Feed Mill Limited. The capital market regulator took the decision at a commission meeting presided over by its chairman M Khairual Hossain, a BSEC news release said. As per the BSEC approval, National Feed Mill will float 1.80 crore shares at an Read more

Dhaka stocks rally for 2nd day as investors expect bull run

August 27, 2014

Dhaka stocks advanced for the second trading session on Tuesday with the turnover hitting its fresh seven-month high as investors bought shares on an expectation that share prices would rise further. The key index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange, DSEX, increased by 0.57 per cent, or 26.30 points, to close at 4,590.65 points on the day. The index posted its highest after Read more

Citibank NA launches road show to popularise e-fund transfer

August 27, 2014

Citibank NA Bangladesh on Tuesday launched a ‘Nationwide Road show on Electronic Payment’ to encourage clients and scheduled banks to increase the usage of the electronic fund transfer network. Bangladesh Bank deputy governor Nazneen Sultana inaugurated the road show at a hotel in the capital where the central bank and Citibank NA senior officials attended. Read more

15th Textech int’l expo in Dhaka in Sept

August 27, 2014

The 15th Textech Bangladesh 2014 International Expo, an international exposition, will be held at the Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in Dhaka in September 3-6.
The exposition will showcase garments, textile apparel, technology and machinery of Bangladesh, said a news release on Tuesday. CEMS-Global, Read more

Tanvir Mokammel to make docu film on Dhaleshwari River

August 26, 2014

Tanvir Mokammel to make docu film on Dhaleshwari RiverNoted filmmaker Tanvir Mokammel is set to make a documentary film on
the Dhaleshwari River.
The film titled Dhaleshwari-er Kotha will not only focus on the river but also on the lives of people living on the banks of Dhaleshwari. The film aims to show that Dhaleshwari River is still in good condition comparing to other rivers like Buriganga, Turag, Sitalakkha, and others. Read more

Foreign artistes present Tagore songs in Moulvibazar

August 26, 2014

Foreign artistes present Tagore songs in MoulvibazarShreya Guhathakurta, who is well known to Indian audiences for her expertise with Tagore songs, collaborated with another singer who is noted for the same genre – UK based singer Nurul Islam to enchant the local audiences in Moulvibazar on Friday night.
Arunadaya, a Moulvibazar based cultural organisation consisting of young activists organised the show titled ‘Tomar Sathe Read more

Test trio leave for West Indies

August 26, 2014

Four cricketers – all-rounder Shubhagata Hom, left-arm spinner Taijul Islam and pace bowlers Robiul Islam and Shafiul Islam – have been added to the Bangladesh squad for the two-Test series against West Indies, the Bangladesh Cricket Board announced on Monday.
Of the four players, Taijul, who is also part of Read more

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