Friday, September 22, 2023

Shooting of play ‘Bangali Bodhu’ ends

Recently shooting of single episode play ‘Banglai Bodhu’ was held in different locations in the city’s Uttara area. The play was scripted by Irani Biswas and directed by Sajjad Rahman. The cast includes Shahriar Nazim Joy, Mukti, Nupur, Shuvo and in a special role noted music composer Rajesh Ghosh. Basically story of the play is ... Read more

Anwesha wants to promote dance in country

Dance can be a language of life to express something. Daily lifestyle can be expressed by dance by its performance. All kinds of barriers and unusual things like eve teasing and drug addiction can be removed from the dance through dancing. Dance can open closed eyes of human minds,” said noted dance artiste Anwesha Ahmed ... Read more

Climate Change In Focus

Documentaries screened at the British Council At an event marking the ‘Climate Week’, youngsters had an opportunity to discuss with some renowned climate experts of the world at the British Council Auditorium, on Fuller Road, Dhaka. Ian Burton, Emeritus Professor at the University of Toronto and Pablo Suarez, Associate Director of Programmes at the Red ... Read more

Story of a Teenage Freedom Fighter

“Amar Bondhu Rashed” opens tomorrow Morshedul Islam’s latest film on the Liberation War, “Amar Bondhu Rashed”, will be released tomorrow. Initially the film will be released in Dhaka, Khulna, Rajshahi and Dinajpur. Based on a novel for adolescents by Dr. Mohammad Zafar Iqbal, the film narrates the courage and patriotism of a teenager in 1971. ... Read more

Bhalobashi Mago Tokey

Rumana Islam’s latest album featuring inspirational songs On the occasion of the Independence Day, Rumana Islam released her latest album “Bhalobashi Mago Tokey”, under the banner of Laser Vision. Among the ten songs featured in the album are — “Haire Amaar Mon Matano Desh”, “Bhalobashi Mago Tokey”, “Bot-er Chhaya Re”, “Jodi Aar Dekha Nai Hoye” ... Read more

12,000km in 357 days

Sea turtle routes tracked The first turtle that was tagged in Bangladesh with a satellite chip to track its journey last year has travelled over 12,000 kilometres in 357 days and is now coming back to Bangladesh coast from Sri Lanka. Urmee, the name of the turtle, has crossed the path until March 23, 2011. ... Read more

It’s India vs SL in the final

Hosts edge out arch-rivals Pakistan in tense battle An atypical Sachin Tendulkar, a menacing Munaf Patel and a wily spell of spin bowling from Harbhajan Singh propelled India into the final of the 2011 World Cup, with a hard fought 29 win over arch-rivals Pakistan at Mohali yesterday. India will now face Sri Lanka in ... Read more

Amici curiae want revision of caretaker govt system

Senior Supreme Court lawyers Rafique-ul Huq and M Zahir on Wednesday told the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court that the caretaker government system should be revised by dropping the provision for appointing former judges as chief adviser or adviser. The system of holding national elections under the caretaker government is still a necessity but

Jute bag manufacturers muff huge market

Blame lack of finance, policy & other supports The country’s small and medium manufacturing units of jute goods are muffing a huge demand for jute bags on the global market due to lack of finance and international-standard production efficiency, reluctance of jute mills to sell quality jute fabrics in small lots, and lack of policy-level ... Read more

Yunus wants to see Grameen Bank unharmed

Nobel laureate Dr Muhammad Yunus on Wednesday said he want to see Grameen Bank remains unscathed in future. The microcredit guru told this to the review committee on the issues relating to Grameen Bank while presenting his exit plan at a meeting at

CID gets 46 more days to probe Ctg arms haul case

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) on Wednesday got time till May 15 to complete the investigation into the sensational Chittagong arms haul case. Metropolitan Sessions Judge AKM Shamsul Islam extended the time upon a time prayer submitted by CID on Sunday, two days before the expiry of previously extended time, reports

9 JCD men hurt in BCL attack in RU

Nine students including three leaders of Jatiyatabadi Chhata Dal (JCD) of Rajshahi University (RU) unit were injured as Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) activists on Wednesday attacked a JCD procession. Of the injured, the condition of JCD convener Arafat Reza Ashiq is critical, reports our RU correspondent. Sources said over one hundred BCL leaders and activists ... Read more

SL bid bye to Murali

Sri Lankan bade an emotional farewell to Muttiah Muralitharan who played his last international match on home soil with the first World Cup semi-final against New Zealand at the Premadasa Stadium on Tuesday. A journey that began 18 years ago at this very ground against India, came to a fitting end with Muralitharan striking with ... Read more

Clarke named Australian captain

New Australian Test skipper Michael Clarke has promised a return to ”old-fashioned basics” and rubbished concerns Ricky Ponting could cramp his captaincy style. On the day of his coronation as Ponting’s successor, Clarke rejected the notion that the 152-Test former leader would be an ”elephant in the dressing room”, making it more difficult for him ... Read more

Shakira confirms romance with Gerard Piqué on Twitter

Shakira has publicly confirmed her romance with Spanish footballer Gerard Piqué on Twitter, calling him “my sunshine”. The 34-year-old Colombian songstress and the FC Barcelona star made their relationship official – as she posted a photograph on her Twitter page of them with their arms around each other. “Les presento a mi sol… Shak,” she ... Read more