Sunday, April 21, 2024

Premiere show of ‘Indumotir Boitha’

The premiere show of the documentary titled ‘Indumotir Boitha’ directed by Biplob Kumar Paul was held at Bangladesh Film Centre auditorium in Dhanmondi in the city on Tuesday. The documentary has depicted how Indumoti, an underprivileged woman, struggles to feed her handicapped son and daughters and dreams to see better days ahead. The documentary focuses ... Read more

Thirty First Countdown on ETV

The private television channel ETV will telecast a magazine programme titled ‘Thirty First Countdown’ in celebration of the New Year 2010. The programme featuring songs and dance performances will begin at 10:45pm and continue till 1:00am. Popular singers and actors Habib, Mousumi, Akhi Alamgir, Rupon, Khea, Rinku, Mimi,

Mohammedan winning

Title contenders Dhaka Moha-mmedan continued their winning spree in the Citycell Bangladesh League edging past Rahmatganj 1-0 amid poor refereeing at the Kamalapur Stadium on Wednesday. It was the sixth successive win for Mohammedan, who lead the points table with maximum 18 points. Dhaka Abahani also have equal 18 points, but Mohammedan remained at the ... Read more

Players ignore BCB ultimatum

The crisis over the National Cricket League has deepened further as no players responded to the ultimatum of the Bangladesh Cricket Board on Wednesday. The BCB on Tuesday had issued the ultimatum asking the players to join practice for their respective divisional sides by July 30 and warned that failing to do will be deemed ... Read more

BCB announces details of programme of Tri-Nation and Test series

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announced the details of Bangladesh-India-Sri Lanka Tri-Nation ODI competition and India’s Tour of Bangladesh 2010. Itinerary: Bangladesh-India-Sri Lanka Tri-Nation ODI competition Date Details Venue 01 Jan – Fri Sri Lanka Team Arrives/Rest & Practice SBNCS

SA Games live on TV

Viewers will be able to watch live telecast of all 23 disciplines of the 11th South Asian Games that will be held in Bangladesh from January 29 to February 9 next year. After a meeting with the high-ups of different TV channels yesterday, Bangladesh Olympic Association’s media committee for the Games distributed disciplines among the ... Read more

Women’s cricket

Rajshahi continued their excellent run in the Women’s National Cricket League with a resounding eight-wicket victory over Barisal at the Khulna University Ground yesterday. The losing team had decided to bat first, but like a pack of cards they were skittled out for 59 runs in 35.2 overs. More than half of those runs came ... Read more

School cricket

Parerhat RL High School of Pirojpur, Rahmatullah Model High School of Dhaka and GK Pilot High School won their respective matches in the Standard Chartered Young Tigers U-16 National Cricket Tournament yesterday. At Pirojpur Stadium, Parerhat RL High beat Hularhat High School by 116 runs. Batting first, Parerhat scored 214 before being all out in ... Read more

Govt allots 3,116 Purbachal-Uttara plots

Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (Rajuk) on Wednesday announced the names of 3,116 plot winners of the fourth phase lotteries for Purbachal New Town Project and Uttara Model Town Project. The plots were allotted among the winners in six categories — minister-deputy minister-state minister-MP and people enjoying same status, government job holders, people serving at different autonomous ... Read more

Parthenium weed poses danger to crops

Parthenium, a newly discovered invasive and dangerous weed, has been posing a serious health problems to human beings and livestock and also causing loss of crops and vegetation in the country, reports The New Nation The dangerous weed is affecting many countries in Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands causing serious environmental problems. It is ... Read more

Major grabbing began in 1983

Surveys on 4 rivers point at big names From The Daily Star The Narayanganj district administration in its survey report on the four major rivers has revealed how industrialists, influential individuals and government organisations have grabbed the Buriganga, Shitalakkhya, Balu and Dhaleswari since 1983. All the four district administrations, which also include Dhaka, Munshiganj and ... Read more

Permanent trade fair centre in city soon

From The New Nation All is set to construct a permanent complex for holding international trade and other fairs in capital Dhaka as an agreement has already been signed with China to build the much awaited infrastructure at a cost of Taka 265 crore. Commerce Minister Col (retd) Faruq Khan on Monday said the permanent ... Read more

BCB tough on boycott threat

The Cricketers’ Welfare Association of Bangladesh is adamant about boycotting the ensuing National Cricket League unless its demands for increased match fees are met but the Bangladesh Cricket Board has refused to bow down. The BCB has taken a hard line and asked the players to join their respective divisional teams by today or face ... Read more

Bangladesh placed in Group A in SAG football

Bangladesh football team will find Maldives and Nepal in its Group A rivals in the impending 11th South Asian Games (SAG). The draw of the football competitions of the SAG took place at Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel in the city on Tuesday. Senior Vice President of Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) Abdus Salam Murshedi, Vice Presidents ... Read more

Dhaka Abahani maintains winning spree

Citycell Bangladesh League football Dhaka Abahani maintains winning spree Defending champion Dhaka Abahani recorded its sixth victory in the Citycell 3rd Bangladesh League football scraping a sole-goal victory against Chittagong Abahani at MA Aziz Stadium in Chittagong on Tuesday. The two-time Bangladesh League champion Dhaka Abahani failed to make any impression against its city rival ... Read more

Khulna, Rajshahi win in women’s cricket

Khulna and Rajshahi Divisions won their respective matches in the 3rd Women’s National Cricket League at separate venues across country on Tuesday. Hosts Khulna Division earned a comfortable 10-wicket victory over Chittagong Division at the Khulna University ground while Rajshahi Division outplayed Dhaka Division by 100 runs at the Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium (SANS) in

Bangladesh finish at 6th position in Asian Chess

Bangladesh Men bagged the sixth position in the Men section of the Asian Team Chess Championship held in Town Hall, Kolkata, India on Monday. Bangladesh Men earned 8 match points. Men’s team won 4 matches and lost 3 matches out of 7 matches. 7th or last round games were held yesterday and Bangladesh team beat ... Read more

Bank Asia lift title

Bank Asia emerged champions in the Rupayan Bankers T-20 Cricket Tournament defeating Eastern Bank Limited by 84 runs in the final at the Gulshan Youth Club ground. Faisal Hossain with an unbeaten 85 runs knock, claimed the man of the final award. Anisur Rahman Sinha, chairman of the bank, in a message highly appreciated the ... Read more

GP solar panels can be a boon

At least one lakh people across the country can have the opportunity of getting electricity generated by solar panels to be installed by the Grameenphone under its extended networking programme. An official of the Grameenphone, the largest mobile operator of the country, said this adding that the Grameenphone would install 200 solar panels in remote ... Read more

Nationwide fibre optics network on approach

Bangladeshi is coming under a telecommunication transmission network soon with a view to strengthening communications to cope with the challenges of the 21st century. Fiber@Home Ltd, the first firm to have license of Nationwide Telecommunication Transmission Network from Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission, has been working on the network. The firm already brought Dhaka, Khulna, Rajshahi, ... Read more