Thursday, April 18, 2024

Anne Hathaway hoping to have kids by 2016

Anne Hathaway has motherhood on the mind. The Devil Wears Prada star — who is currently dating actor Adam Schulman — says she’s hoping to have kids by 2016. “I have no plans to get married currently,” Anne revealed, “but it’s weird, I am getting to be of an age where I’m starting to think ... Read more

Tk 21cr goes down rivers

Buriganga-Turag Cleaning Project Tk 21cr goes down rivers Contamination remains as grave as ever due to failure in plugging pollution sources Pinaki Roy Though the government has already spent over Tk 21 crore on its much-hyped Buriganga-Turag River Cleaning Project, the rivers remain contaminated with toxic wastes, as the pollution sources could not be plugged. ... Read more

Dhaka stocks dip to 10-month low

Dhaka stocks continued to collapse on Sunday with the bourse’s general index hitting 10-month low as panic-stricken retail investors went for heavy sell-offs for the fourth day. The government on the day again asked four state-run banks and the Investment Corporation of Bangladesh to purchase shares to stablise the market but the directive had little ... Read more

Teacher killed in classroom

A school teacher was chopped to death inside her classroom at Vainapara of Santhia upazila in Pabna yesterday. Police said a man aged around 35 entered the Vainapara Govt Primary School at noon and killed Arifa Khatun, 28, of Songasa village in Sirajganj, with a

No massive evacuation now: minister

Expatriates’ welfare and overseas employment minister Khandker Mosharraf Hossain said on Sunday that the situation in Libya at the moment did not call for a massive evacuation of Bangladesh nationals trapped in the trouble-torn north African country. The government has, however, made all preparations for evacuation of Bangladeshis   from

India and England share thrilling tie

England shared a tie with India in a quite thrilling World Cup Group B encounter in Bangalore as Andrew Strauss inspired his side to level their opponent’s 338 in a pulsating clash. A dramatic finale saw England take 12 runs off the final over to tie the match after an imperious 158 from Strauss gave ... Read more

Bangladesh calm before next storm

Cricket-crazy Bangladesh is enduring a brief respite from World Cup frenzy due to a gap in matches as fans take a breather before the action resumes. Calm descended on the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium, a refurbished modern 25,000-seater facility in suburban Mirpur, which witnessed joyous celebrations of cricket’s greatest show over

Abahani go top

Defending champions Abahani moved to the top of the Grameenphone Bangladesh League with a 3-1 victory over Feni Soccer Club as the professional league resumed after a 13-day break. After an insipid first half, Abahani took the lead in the 57th minute through Ghanaian midfielder Yusuf Aminu as he escaped his marker before placing the ... Read more

Toshihisa Fudezuka in Town

Japanese Printmaking Workshop and Exhibition begins An eight day printmaking workshop and an art exhibition titled “Heart” was inaugurated on February 25 at Cosmos Centre in Malibagh. Internationally acclaimed Japanese artist Toshihisa Fudezuka is conducting the workshop where he mainly focuses on the water- based wood block printmaking technique. He will also demonstrate techniques of ... Read more

Shafiul gives a ray of hope

Paceman Shafiul Islam buried the nightmare he had against India in the opening match with a match-winning performance in Friday’s cracking game against Ireland. Shafiul was humiliated by Indian opener Virender Sehwag on his way to one-day career best 175 runs last Saturday in manner which could have shattered the confidence of any

Bowling offers Ashraful the last straw

Embatt-led former skipper Mohammad Ashraful has planned to pay more attention to his bowling in order to retain his place in the Bangladesh’s starting line-up. Ashraful, making a comeback in the playing XI after four one-day internationals, put in another miserable batting performance having been dismissed for just one run in Friday’s

Tamim cleared after X-ray

Opener Tamim Iqbal has suffered a minor injury while taking a catch during Friday’s crucial match against Ireland, said a team official on Saturday. Tamim took a stunning catch diving to his front to dismiss Ireland batsman Niall O’Brien for 38, a catch that turned the game to Bangladesh’s

Tigers given two days off

Members of the Bangladesh cricket team were given two days off from all sort of cricketing activities after Friday’s nerve-wracking win against Ireland. All players left the hotel to be with their family after a light gym work and swimming and are expected to report back to the team management this