Exhibition depicts relation between people, Padma

January 31, 2014

Exhibition depicts relation between people, Padma=The life of the people depending on the mighty river Padma are on display at a photography exhibition at the La Galerie, Alliance Française de Dhaka.
The two-week exhibition titled Life and Struggle of Padma displays 20 black and white photographs captured by noted photographer Sumon Yousuf.
Yousuf has beautifully captured the happiness, sorrow, struggles and simplicity of the people living near the river. However, Read more

Two films to hit cinemas today

January 31, 2014

Two films to hit cinemas today=Two romantic films will hit the cinemas across the country today.
Both the films, Mahmud Hossain Murad’s Maner Moddhe Lekha and Wajed Ali Sumon’s Ki Darun Dekhte, will be released in more than sixty cinemas across the country.
Murad’s romantic thriller Maner Moddhe Lekha is produced by Merina Movies. The film stars new duo Sagor and Shampa. Read more

‘Verdict purposefully demeans BNP': Rizvi

January 31, 2014

10-Truck Arms Haul Verdict
‘Verdict purposefully demeans BNP': Rizvi
BNP joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi termed the verdict in the 10-truck arms haul cases in Chittagong, a ‘farce’ and ‘politically motivated’ and said it has been done only to ‘demean’ BNP. ‘The government had a big plan…the verdict was pronounced only to undermine BNP,’ he said in response to a question at a press briefing. The press conference was held Read more

Bishwa Ijtema second phase begins

January 31, 2014

The second phase of Bishwa Ijtema, the largest Muslim congregation in Bangladesh, begins Friday on the bank of the river Turag at Tongi in Gazipur.
In this phase, the devotees from some 32 districts are expected to join.
The entire prayer ground has been divided Read more

Dhk-Ctg-Syl rail services resume

January 31, 2014

Train movement on the Dhaka-Chittagong and Dhaka-Sylhet routes, which remained suspended following derailment of a freight at Jatrapur in Ashuganj upazila on Friday morning, resumed after a three and a half hours, UNB reported. A compartment of a freight train veered off the track at Jatrapur in Ashuganj upazila around 10:30am disrupting train services on Read more

‘Death penalty for Barua won’t hit ULFA (I)’

January 31, 2014

Experts on the north-east say the death sentence awarded to United Liberation Front of Asom (Independent) chief Paresh Barua and 13 others will have little impact on the outfit as both Barua and most of his cadres have already shifted base out of Bangladesh. They were handed the death penalty by a special court in Chittagong on Thursday for smuggling 10 truck loads of Read more

3 ‘robbers’ killed in ‘gunfight’ with police in Rangpur

January 31, 2014

Three alleged robbers were killed in a gunfight with police at Sathibari in Mithapukur upazila early Friday, UNB reported. The deceased were identified as Anwar Hossain, 30, of Madaripur district, Ripon, 35, of Mymensingh district, and Ahmed, 32, whose other details could not be known immediately. Police said when a gang of robbers swooped on a petrol pump Read more

Rash batting dooms Tigers again

January 31, 2014

Bangladesh’s fragile batsmen caved in for the second time in the game to hand Sri Lanka a massive innings and 248-run victory inside four days in the first Test in Dhaka on Thursday.
Tired after spending nearly two days in the field, the Tigers appeared numb in their thinking, evident in their mindless batting performance in Read more

It cannot get any worse: Mushfiq

January 31, 2014

For Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim it was a Test match to forget. Not only did Bangladesh go down in defeat by a whopping innings and 248-run margin against Sri Lanka in the first Test in Dhaka, the Tigers also suffered the ignominy of conceding their highest-ever opposition score when the visitors racked up 730-6 declared in their only innings. To make Read more

IHF chief due today

January 31, 2014

International Hockey Federation president Leandro Negre will arrive in Dhaka today to inaugurate the First Security Islami Bank School Tournament, which will get underway on Saturday at the Maulana Bhasani Hockey Stadium. Negre will also visit the Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protishthan before meeting the State Minister of Youth and Sports, Biren Shikder, Read more

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