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Postponed HSC exam rescheduled for June 8

Probe body formed
The HSC English second paper examination under Dhaka Board which was postponed on Wednesday night following alleged question paper leakage will be held on June 8.
Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid made the announcement at a press briefing at his ministry on Thursday, UNB reported. About the question Read more »

City News

CCC celebrates anniversary

The Chittagong City Corporation organised a get-together at the Engineers Institute Chittagong on Wednesday, marking the third anniversary of the incumbent executives.
People from all political parties and local elites attended the programme.
The BNP central committee vice-president, Read more »

Nation

Shocking shelters

Unfit cyclone homes in Patuakhali await disaster
The dearth of a required number of cyclone shelters coupled with the dilapidated conditions of the existing ones poses a threat to the people of Patuakhali people during the cyclone-prone season between May and October. People in the district still reel from the shock and pain that they had to endure as a result of cyclone “Mahasen”, which hit the Bangladesh coast on May 16. It, Read more »

Feature

Changing the world, byte by byte

Sabhanaz rashid diya and saadat qadri
In the 1970s and 80s, the most prestigious job that a recent university graduate could attain was one in public service. This was true of Dhaka, of Milan, or of New York City. The ‘baby-boomers’, as that generation is known, were generally looking for stable, well-paying jobs with a decent pension. And once a graduate attained such a job, they were likely to hold on to that job for the rest of their Read more »

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Entertainment

SRK conferred with top French civilian award

Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan has been conferred with top French civilian award – Knight of the Legion of Honor, reports Hindustan Times. Visiting French Foreign... Read more »

July 3, 2014 | Comments Off


Art & Culture

Govt boosts efforts to protect archaeological sites

Amid criticism of distorting a portion of the historic Lalbagh Fort by the department of archaeology, the government has taken an initiative to demarcate archaeological... Read more »

July 2, 2015 | Comments Off


Celebrity

Taylor Swift to donate for education

Taylor Swift takes education seriously. So seriously that she’s donated $50,000 to the New York school system. Swift had promised in October that she would donate... Read more »

February 26, 2015 | Comments Off


Gossip

Jennifer Lopez voted as trend setters of 2014

A survey conducted by a online clothing company LeTote.com revealed Jennifer Lopez and Kate Middleton are the top fashion trend setter for this year, reports India... Read more »

December 21, 2014 | Comments Off


Music

Runa Laila to celebrate 50 years in music through concert

Legendary singer Runa Laila will celebrate her 50 years in music through a concert tomorrow at the Bangabandhu International Conference Center. Two Bollywood celebrities,... Read more »

April 9, 2015 | Comments Off


Showbiz

Salman, Akshay Kumar and both Bachchans feature on Forbes rich-list

The Forbes annual Celebrity 100 rankings of the world’s highest-paid celebrities has been announced and Bollywood superstars Amitabh Bachchan, his son Abhishek,... Read more »

July 2, 2015 | Comments Off


Television

Narrating courage of TV artistes in 1971

In March 1971, as tension mounted following the postponement of a highly-anticipated meeting of the newly-elected national assembly, the creative heart of the then... Read more »

March 26, 2015 | Comments Off


Variety

Test Posting

Variety: This is Test Posting. This is Test Posting. This is Test Posting. This is Test Posting. This is Test Posting. This is Test Posting. This is Test Posting.... Read more »

September 11, 2013 | Comments Off


Film & Cinema

Mahi confident about Agnee 2

Mahiya Mahi is confident about the sequel of her hit film Agnee which is going to hit cinemas during this Eid-ul-Fitr. Titled Agnee 2, the woman-centric action thriller,... Read more »

July 1, 2015 | Comments Off


Life Style

Sari: The six-yard fabric goes the whole nine yards

This traditional Indian attire, which has also become a hit internationally with celebrities such as Oprah Winfrey and Naomi Campbell draping it, is giving the little... Read more »

November 3, 2013 | Comments Off


Fashion

Sari: The six-yard fabric goes the whole nine yards

This traditional Indian attire, which has also become a hit internationally with celebrities such as Oprah Winfrey and Naomi Campbell draping it, is giving the little... Read more »

November 3, 2013 | Comments Off


Health

Fish oil may ward off alcohol-related dementia

Scientists have found that omega-3 fish oil may help protect against alcohol-related dementia. Previous studies have shown that long-term alcohol abuse increases... Read more »

September 10, 2013 | Comments Off


Relationship

58% of online daters lie on their profile!

MTV’s Catfish has encouraged a lot of studies into the online dating scene, especially into the lies we tell to get people to talk to us! Voucher Codes Pro investigated... Read more »

September 10, 2013 | Comments Off


Sports

Sohag back for SA T20

Uncapped Jubair in for injured Taskin Selectors on Wednesday recalled off-spinner Sohag Gazi and added leg-spinner Jubair Hossain in Bangladesh’s 14-man squad... Read more »

July 2, 2015 | Comments Off


World

Rare Blue Diamond found in South Africa’s Cullinan mine

A rare blue diamond has been discovered in a mine in South Africa. The 29.6-carat stone was recovered by Petra Diamonds at its Cullinan mine, about 40km (25 miles)... Read more »

January 22, 2014 | Comments Off


Business

Surcharge-free asset limit to be hiked to Tk 2.25cr

The government is likely to increase the limit of net assets for imposing wealth surcharge to Tk 2.25 crore from existing Tk 2 crore in the proposed national budget... Read more »

June 2, 2015 | Comments Off


Headlines

Service at NID Wing agonisingly slow

Hundreds of people who visit the National Identity Registration Wing at Agargaon everyday for services, including correction of information in their national ID... Read more »

August 25, 2014 | Comments Off


Metropolitan

Rights activists demand marking domestic work as hazardous

Child rights activists in a seminar in Dhaka on Monday demanded inclusion of domestic works on the list of hazardous works for children. Bangladesh Shishu Adhikar... Read more »

December 31, 2013 | Comments Off


Local

One held with gold bars at Shahjalal Airport

Customs intelligence officials detained a young girl along with five gold bars weighting 988 grams at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, Dhaka Wednesday morning. Sources... Read more »

April 24, 2014 | Comments Off


Cricket

Sohag back for SA T20

Uncapped Jubair in for injured Taskin Selectors on Wednesday recalled off-spinner Sohag Gazi and added leg-spinner Jubair Hossain in Bangladesh’s 14-man squad... Read more »

July 2, 2015 | Comments Off


Football

AFC asks Bangladesh to host U-19 matches

The Asian Football Confederation on Wednesday requested Bangladesh Football Federation to host the Group A AFC Under-19 Championship qualifying round matches after... Read more »

July 2, 2015 | Comments Off


Hockey

Bangladesh top group

Asian Hockey Games Qualifiers Bangladesh top group Bangladesh remained unbeaten in the Asian Hockey Games Qualifiers as they registered their third consecutive victory... Read more »

March 21, 2014 | Comments Off


Golf

Siddikur starts title defence today

Hero Indian Open Siddikur starts title defence today Bangladesh’s premier golfer Siddikur Rahman plans to bounce back from a run of poor results at his favourite... Read more »

February 19, 2015 | Comments Off


Tennis

Hosts’ struggles continue in Open badminton

Rias Uddin failed to advance to the fourth round of the Yonex-Sunrise Bangladesh Open International Badminton Challenge on Wednesday, falling to number two seed... Read more »

December 5, 2013 | Comments Off


Chess

Rani wins gold in C’wealth Chess

Bangladesh claimed their second medal in the Commonwealth Chess Championship when Women’s International Master Rani Hamid won gold medal in the senior age (over... Read more »

July 2, 2015 | Comments Off


Athletics

Bangladesh win 8 more golds

The Bangladeshi athletes continued their good run in the Special Olympics: Asia Pacific Games in Newcastle, Australia for the fourth successive day after winning... Read more »

December 6, 2013 | Comments Off


Other Sports

Artists display post-academic dilemma

Artistic endeavors are purely a creative process that can flourish more if it is liberated from rules and regulations.  Still, artists need to go through academic... Read more »

April 8, 2014 | Comments Off


Motor Sports

Shah Cements to help realise Tushar’s dream

One of the best cement producing companies in Bangladesh, Shah Cement Industries Ltd have come forward to sponsor the first formula racer from Bangladesh, Mahfuzur... Read more »

October 7, 2013 | Comments Off