Friday, December 8, 2023

Dance galore at Shadhona

Shadhona, a cultural organisation, has been working tirelessly for the last decade to promote and develop the dance scene in Bangladesh, both in the urban and the indigenous arenas. Last week’s busy schedule of Shadhona was just a continuation of their noble mission. The week started with Bharatanatyam and Kathak workshops, which were run by ... Read more

MSC clinch women’s cricket title

Mohammedan Sporting Club clinched the title of the Metropolitan Women’s Cricket League for the fourth time in a row when they edged arch-rivals Abahani Ltd by 77 runs at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Saturday. Rumana Ahmed scored a century to steer Mohammedan to 204-7 in their stipulated 40 overs before three wickets each by Salma ... Read more

Runners-up Jamal eye super league

An Overview Of Dpl Teams (2) Runners-up Jamal eye super league Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club are perhaps the worst-affected side in the just-concluded inter-club players’ transfer, yet the runners-up team in the last season formed a squad that is capable of giving a fight against any opponents. Jamal were unable to flex their financial muscle like ... Read more

Bangladesh 60-3 v St Kitts

Bangladesh made a stumbling start after winning the toss on the opening day of the three-day warm-up match against St Kitts & Nevis at the Warner Park in Basseterre on Saturday. The visitors were 60-3 when his report was filed with Mahmudullah and Imrul Kayes at the crease. Shamshur Rahman, Tamim Iqbal and Mominul Haque

BFF casts a blind eye on Sylhet friendly

The huge crowd gathering in Sylhet to watch Bangladesh Under-23 team’s friendly against Nepal may have provided football organisers an eye opener on Friday, but ironically the top officials of the Bangladesh Football Federation missed the scene. More than 40,000 fans scrambled at the Sylhet

BB asks Prime Bank to refund 2,500 jobseekers by Sept 30

Embezzlement Of Tk 30cr BB asks Prime Bank to refund 2,500 jobseekers by Sept 30 Bangladesh Bank has again asked Prime Bank to refund the undertaking money its mobile banking service solution provider SMG Infocom Ltd collected from 2,500 jobseekers by September 30 this year as ‘the bank cannot avoid the responsibility for the fraudulent ... Read more

BTRC allows utility bill payment thru int’l mobile recharge

The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has allowed paying utility bills from abroad through mobile balance recharge, said a BTRC directive. The telecom regulator last week issued a fresh no objection certificate in favour of the international payment and recharge service operators where it said

2 more RMG units partially closed

Alliance Insepction 2 more RMG units partially closed The government-set review committee on Saturday asked the authorities of two garment factories — Benhid Apparels and Love Craft Garments — to close parts of their factories as inspection teams of North American retailers’ group found the factory buildings unsafe. The factories are located in the Dhaka ... Read more

NBR officials asked to expedite move to impose fees on foreign TV channels

The National Board of Revenue has asked its officials to speed up the process of imposition of fees on foreign satellite channels as charge for entering Bangladesh. Expressing dissatisfaction over delay in taking steps in this regard, NBR chairman Ghulam Hussain has recently instructed income tax and value-added tax

BTRC to revise VSP rules

The telecom regulator is revising the rules and market condition of the VoIP Service Providers (VSPs) as around half of them are out of business, said officials. Officials of Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission said as the government issued huge number of licenses without considering the market

Dhaka stocks rebound with increased turnover

DSE Weekly Review Dhaka stocks rebound with increased turnover Dhaka stocks rebounded last week after a decline in the previous week with an increased turnover as investors were expecting that the share prices might increase further. The benchmark key index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange, DSEX, finished at 4,578 points, adding 0.68 per cent or ... Read more

MediaVest Group COO due in Dhaka today

Ranganathan Somanathan, COO of Starcom MediaVest Group, is due to arrive in Dhaka today on a two-day visit. He will meet colleagues from Bangladesh and a number of key clients and stakeholders during the visit, said a news release. Ranganathan was named the Starcom MediaVest

Children, parents want extension

Children’s Painting Workshop At Shilpakala Children, parents want extension Children and parents want extension and continuation of the year-long children’s painting workshop that commenced on January 3 this year and is scheduled to end in December. Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy organised the workshop as part of a year long celebration programme of the birth centenary of ... Read more

Muharat of Aich’s latest film held

The muharat of noted film director Animesh Aich’s next film Zed was held on Thursday at a hotel in the capital. Aich has also written the story and screenplay of the film, which is a production of Impress Telefilms. It was informed at the programme that Tarik Anam Khan, Faruk Ahmed, Bhabna, Alan Shuvro and ... Read more

A low-key wedding for Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie

In stark contrast to the Kimye wedding circus, Brangelina married in secret last week. In fact, despite being one of the world’s most famous couples, they managed to keep their nuptials private for almost a week, reports The Sydney Morning Herald. So private that, along with the rest of the world, Jolie’s father, Jon Voight, ... Read more

Sakib back at Gazi to defend DPL title

Strength And Weaknesses Of Dpl Teams —(1) Sakib back at Gazi to defend DPL title Champions Gazi Tank Cricketers have formed a formidable team that is well capable of defending their Dhaka Premier League title, said skipper Sakib al Hasan on Friday. The management of Gazi did everything they could to assemble a side, which ... Read more

Sunny, Sakib to replace Gazi

Bangladesh’s off-spinner Sohag Gazi is out of the forthcoming Test series in the ongoing tour of West Indies and will also not be available for the upcoming Asian Games, said the officials of the Bangladesh Cricket Board on Friday. It was learnt that left-arm spinner Elias Sunny is expected to replace him for the Test series ... Read more

When fans caused fear

The second friendly football match between Bangladesh Under-23 and Nepal Under-23 teams was delayed by an hour due to a pitch invasion, when a huge crowd entered the field by breaking the main gate of the Sylhet District Stadium on Friday. This was the first time that Sylhet hosted an

DT knocked out of Corporate Football

Defending champions Dhaka Tribune were knocked out of the Ascent 5-a-side Corporate Football when they lost 1-2 to Beximco Textile in the quarter-final at the STM Hall of the Scholastica School on Friday. The other team’s who moved into the semi-finals were — Magnito Digital, Rahimafrooze Storage and Chevron Bangladesh.

Investment in govt savings tools rises by 197pc in July

Govt worried over economic impact The net investment in the national savings certificates and bonds increased by 197.26 per cent in the first month of the financial year 2014-15 compared with that of July of the FY14 as clients invested heavily in the savings tools due to lower rate of interest of deposit products of ... Read more