Camara breaks Abahani hearts

February 28, 2015

Senegal forward Camara Sarba broke the hearts of Abahani Limited by scoring a 95th minute winner to propel Muktijoddha Sangsad Krira Chakra to the semi-finals of the Federation Cup at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Friday. Last edition’s runners-up Muktijoddha will now take on Mohammedan Sporting Club in the second semi-final on March 2. Though Abahani Read more

Bad loans surge by 22.19pc to Tk 39,004cr

February 28, 2015

Bad loan, the worst category of defaulted loans in the banking sector, increased by 22.19 per cent to Tk 39,004.18 crore in last year due to scheduled banks’ failure in recovering classified loans amid rising financial corruptions. According to the latest Bangladesh Bank data, the bad loans increased to Tk 39,004.18 crore as of December 31, 2014 from Tk 31,920.24 crore as of Read more

Prices of onion, broiler go up

February 28, 2015

The prices of onion and broiler went up in the capital’s kitchen markets over the week due to supply shortage and high transportation cost, traders said. They said that the price of local onion increased in the market as the supply of the item imported decreased in the last couple of days due to the ongoing blockade being enforced by the BNP-led alliance. According to the traders, high Read more

DSE to introduce smartphone-based share trading system by June

February 28, 2015

The Dhaka Stock Exchange has planned to launch a smartphone-based share transaction system by June this year with a view to making share trading more convenient for investors, DSE officials said. The DSE management earlier had said that the bourse would launch a mobile-based trading system within April this year. The DSE on December 11 last year launched a new trading Read more

Experimenting with printmaking

February 27, 2015

Experimenting with printmakinghFifteen artists are showcasing 50 experimental works in a group printmaking exhibition at the Monobhumi Art Space on Elephant Road in the capital.
One of the most interesting aspects of the exhibition is experimentation with different mediums like wood cut, collagraphy, intaglio, etching, digital prints and others. Some of the artists have also experimented with multiple mediums and techniques for a single artwork. The works on display Read more

Child artistes recall BDR munity

February 27, 2015

Child artistes recall BDR munityhChild artistes of Nikkon Nritya Shilpi Gosthi, a Rajshahi based troupe, presented five artistically rich dance productions to pay homage to the officials, soldiers and civilians who died during the BDR mutiny in 2009.
All the dance presentations were choreographed with melancholic songs to keep with the solemnity of the programme titled Hey Bir, Khoma Koro Moder.
Nikkon Nritya Shilpi Gosthi organised the programme at the Nikkon Auditorium in Rajshahi marking the sixth anniversary Read more

Bhalobasa Simaheen to hit cinemas today

February 27, 2015

Bhalobasa Simaheen to hit cinemas todayhRomantic thriller Bhalobasa Simaheen- starring Porimoni, Anisur Rahman Milon and Zayed Khan- is going to hit cinemas across the country today.
Directed by Shah Alam Mondol, the film features a love triangle and family feud.
The story of an unconsummated love between two lovers (acted by Porimoni and Zayed), who hail from two feuding families, is the core of the film.
The film is going to introduce much-hyped Dhallywood heroine Porimoni Read more

SA thrash WI by 257 runs

February 27, 2015

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015
SA thrash WI by 257 runs
South Africa overwhelmed West Indies by a whopping 257 runs in the 19th match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 at Sydney Cricket Ground.
Imran Tahir ran circles around hapless West Indian batters with his leg-spin, and picked up five wickets for 45 runs in his quota of 10 overs. He polished the lower-middle Read more

Play on Altaf Mahmud’s life on ATN Bangla

February 27, 2015

Play on Altaf Mahmuds life on ATN BanglahSingle episode TV play “Ghumer Deshey Ghum Bhangatey” will air tonight at 11pm on ATN Bangla. Written by Anisul Hoque and directed by Ashrafi Mithu, the play is based on the life of Martyr Altaf Mahmud, who composed the legendary song “Amar Bhai-er Rokte Rangano Ekushey February”.
The play casts Shimul Yousuff, Hillol, Read more

Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by 92 runs

February 26, 2015

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015
Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by 92 runs
Bangladesh went on a slide losing out the top order early in the chase of 332 against Sri Lanka in the ICC cricket World Cup 2015 match at Melbourne.
The wickets of Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarker and Mominul Haque were within 10 overs. The run flow stemmed further after the amateur run out of Anamaul Haque and the Read more

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