Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Katy Perry bares all for saucy Rolling Stone spread

Katy Perry is treating fans to a taste of what only husband Russell Brand normally gets to see in a revealing new photospread for Rolling Stone magazine. The provocative pop star appears on the cover of the latest issue of the publication wearing just a blush two-piece lingerie set and a sultry look, while she dons only ... Read more

Tiger numbers could triple if large-scale landscapes protected: study

Asia’s tiger reserves could support more than 10,000 wild tigers – three times the current number – if they are managed as large-scale landscapes that allow for connectivity between core breeding sites, a new paper from some of the world’s leading conservation scientists finds. The study, co-authored by WWF scientists, is the first assessment of ... Read more

Two photographers’ show at Charukala

Faculty of fine arts’ Lichutola is now decorated with 26 photographs of two internationally acclaimed photographers — Tamas Dezso and Karen Knorr. The ongoing exhibition is a part of the two-week international photography exhibition Chhobi Mela VI with this year’s theme ‘dreams’. The two-week festival is running simultaneously at seven venues in the Dhaka city ... Read more

Schools in rural areas face English

Shortage of good English language teachers in rural schools is a significant factor that results in an increase in gap between education of urban and of rural students, educationalists say. ‘Most schools in rural area are suffering from an English teacher shortage,’ Amir Farukh Talukder, the headmaster of Nurpur Adarsha High School in Habiganj, told

Share market investor shot dead in city

A 50-year-old share market investor was shot dead by unnamed assailants in front of his house at Kunjaban of Purba Rampura in Dhaka on Saturday night, the police said. The deceased was Mohammad Shahidullah, a resident of the area. Local people said that they heard two gunshots about 10:00pm and rushed to place only to

Three make a crowd

In a country where left-arm spinners are as available as Miss Worlds are in India, it was not an easy task for Sohrawardi Shuvo to break into the Bangladesh national cricket team. Despite his immense talent, the former BKSP boy had to wait until March, 2010 to make his debut and bowl only three overs ... Read more

FIFA windfall for BFF

Bangladesh Football federation will receive 3 lakh US dollars as profits for the football’s regional governing body. FIFA will distribute the additional net profit for the 2007-2010 period between all of its member nations. Earlier, FIFA gave away 2.5 lakh dollars to each federation last year. The confederations will each receive 25 lakh. The decision ... Read more

U-14 tennis

Bangladesh’s Delowar Hossain finished third while Wy Mong Marma ended sixth in Group 2 of the ITF Under-14 Asian Championship at the Tainbo Tennis centre in Yangon, Myanmar yesterday. Delowar Hossain Shajal, the other participant in the boys’ group ended 23rd, said a press release from Bangladesh Tennis Federation

Unawareness, not poverty, principal cause of child malnutrition: experts

Experts at a programme in Sylhet on Saturday said unawareness among the guardians about proper feeding of infants and young children was the main cause of child malnutrition in the country. Poverty is not the main cause of malnutrition among a large number of children in the country, because a high level of under-nutrition prevails ... Read more

Move to turn Boro Kuthi into heritage site

RCC sends letters to RU, archaeology dept Rajshahi City Corporation (RCC) took an initiative to turn the historic Dutch building Boro Kuthi near Padma riverbank at Dargahpara into a heritage site. RCC sent letters in this regard to Rajshahi University authority that owns and uses it as clubs for Rajshahi University teachers, officers and employees ... Read more

Edn fair held in Ctg

The annual Education UK Exhibition 2011, organised by the British Council, was held at Hotel Agrabad in Chittagong on Saturday. The minister for industries, Dilip Barua, inaugurated the exhibition as chief guest at 10:30am while British Council head of performance, marketing and communications Raiqah Wali Khan

Fishermen to get digital warning

Bangladesh’s coastal fishermen communities will be able evade dangers in the sea and save their lives and livelihoods by using digital telecom technologies from now on. Airtel Bangladesh recently signed a memorandum of understanding with CARE Bangladesh, Oxfam, Campaign for Sustainable Rural Livelihoods (CSRL) and Centre for Global Change (CGC) to

Grameenphone launches GPIT

Mobile operator Grameenphone launched its first offshoot company, GPIT, with a two-day grand inauguration ceremony at GPHouse in Dhaka on Friday. GPIT is an international B2B company with a profit balance and stable corporate clienteles’ right from day one, said a Grameenphone statement

New DMD for National Bank

Abdul Hamid Mia has recently been promoted as deputy managing director of National Bank, says a statement yesterday. He was the senior executive vice president of the bank prior to the promotion. In his banking career of 31 years, he also worked with Sonali Bank, IFIC Bank,