Nrityanchal artistes entertain hundreds

April 30, 2014

Nrityanchal artistes entertain hundreds=Graceful, refined movement and postures, synchronisation with music and coordination of the dancers left the audience fascinated at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, on Monday evening. The International Dance Day was vividly celebrated with chorus recitals featuring folk, classical, modern, fusion and other styles of dances.
The show was organised by popular dance organisation Nrityanchal, headed by Shamim Ara Nipa and Shibley Muhammed Read more

No clues to abduction mysteries

April 30, 2014

Top police, RAB officials in N’ganj withdrawn in the face of protests
With the people bewildered by the recent surge in the incidents of abduction, investigators, in most of the cases, are yet to find any clues to the mysteries as most of the victims and the kidnappers remain untraced. The phenomenon of abduction has taken an alarming turn in recent times as at least 16 people were reportedly kidnapped in just three days since Sunday – seven of them Read more

Govt asked to ensure use of Bangla

April 30, 2014

The High Court on Tuesday directed six secretaries to implement by May 15 a High Court directive to stop the use of the English language in all advertisements and vehicle registration plates.
The bench of Justice Quazi Reza-Ul Hoque and Justice ABM Atlaf Hossain also expressed dissatisfaction about the reports the cabinet division and the information Read more

Leg, tendons of 2 BCL men severed at RU

April 30, 2014

A leg of a Bangladesh Chhatra League activist was severed and tendons of the legs and hands of a leader of the ruling Awami League-backed student organisation were cut at Rajshahi University on Tuesday morning. Chhatra League blamed Islami Chhatra Shibir activists for the incident and the police arrested fifteen activists of the Jamaat-e-Islami-backed student organisation. The Read more

SURGE IN EX-MINISTER, MPS’ WEALTH : ACC officers start scrutiny of statements

April 30, 2014

The Anti-Corruption Commission has handed the wealth statements of six ministers and lawmakers of the immediate-past Awami League-led government over to its inquiry officers for scrutiny of the legal and illegal wealth. The commission on Monday handed over the statements asking the officers to see if there was any difference between what they said in their statements Read more

Delhi’s response on Teesta flow lacks data

April 30, 2014

Dhaka wants immediate JRC meeting
New Delhi has informed Dhaka that ‘the flow of water in the Teesta river as a whole has fallen, not just in Bangladesh,’ but it has provided no data, responding to Dhaka’s concern over the record fall in the trans-boundary river flow, said officials. Indian High Commission in Dhaka sent a ‘note verbal’ to the foreign ministry on April 10 saying, ‘The information provided by the government Read more

Khaleda asks for early dialogue for inclusive elections

April 30, 2014

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson, Khaleda Zia, on Tuesday stressed the need for early dialogue to pave way for an inclusive general election under a non-party government which was ‘very essential’ not only for democracy but for social security and economic stability. Khaleda made the remarks when a parliamentary delegation of Germany led by Dagmar Woehrl met her Read more

Germany waits for positive signal from Bangladesh

April 30, 2014

German parliamentary delegation leader Ms Dagmar G. Woehrl on Tuesday expressed concern of the German parliament over the election of the parliament by a small number of the electorates on January 5 and stressed on early dialogue between the current government and former opposition BNP. Although Ms Dagmar appreciated the return of stability to the country but expressed some Read more

Priyanka seeks to revive dynasty’s fortunes

April 30, 2014

As India’s ruling Congress heads for what could be its worst ever election defeat, Priyanka Gandhi, sister of lacklustre campaign leader Rahul Gandhi, has stepped up to lead a fightback by the political dynasty. Priyanka, 42, has traditionally ceded the limelight to her older brother Rahul, 43, the diffident scion of the country’s most famous political family and frontman for the Congress’s campaign. Read more

Goldmark names Mushfiq as Brand Ambassador

April 30, 2014

National cricket captain Mushfiqur Rahim on Tuesday signed a one-year deal with cookies and biscuit manufacturer Goldmark Foods Ltd as its Brand Ambassador.
A grand signing ceremony was held on the occasion at the Westin Hotel where managing director of the company, Mohammed Bashir was present among others. Read more

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