Poetry recitation marks Independence Day

March 29, 2015

Poetry recitation marks Independence DayhRecitation troupe Bak Shilpangan observed the Independence Day with a poetry reading programme at the Rabindra Sarobar in Dhanmondi on Friday.
Titled Shekol Bhangar Poddo, the programme featured solo and group recitations by the members of the host organisation as well as invited organisations such as Tulika, Ankan and Khelaghor.
The event began with a chorus presentation of the motivational song Nongor Tolo Tolo Read more

Australia thrash New Zealand to clinch 5th Cricket World Cup title

March 29, 2015

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Final
Australia thrash New Zealand to clinch 5th Cricket World Cup title
Australia claimed their fifth world best title today beating co-hosts New Zealand before a record attendance at home-ground Melbourne in the World Cup 2015.
Aussies proved their worth cutting the final short in a low-scoring match bowling out the Kiwis at 183 with left-arm pace and clean-sweeping Read more

Australia claim their fifth World Cup title

March 29, 2015

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Final
Australia claim their fifth World Cup title
Australia claimed their fifth world best title today beating co-hosts New Zealand before a record attendance at home-ground Melbourne in the World Cup 2015.
Aussies proved their worth cutting the final short in a low-scoring match bowling out the Kiwis at 183 with left-arm pace and clean-sweeping a victory with Read more

Bangladesh Betar: unsung heroes of 1971

March 26, 2015

Bangladesh Betar- unsung heroes of 1971=The war of independence was fought on many fronts, not just on the battlefield with rifles, bayonets, grenades and incendiaries. Bangladesh earned its independence in just nine months because of the untrammelled passion of its people who strived in whatever way they could to make it happen.
The officials of the then Radio Pakistan, now Bangladesh Betar, are some of those unsung heroes who fought in their own way Read more

Narrating courage of TV artistes in 1971

March 26, 2015

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 East Pakistan was already throbbing in the spirit of revolution. Artists of all platforms, including those working for the then Dhaka Television, started to defy orders and produce works that reflected the popular sentiment.
They were aware of the growing Read more

Favourites fray for spot in final frontier

March 26, 2015

The thrilling first semi-final in Auckland has left all sunken for hours after it ended but India and Australia will be aware that they cannot afford a similar cliffhanger in Sydney today. The top two teams of ICC one-day international ranking will battle it out in the second semi-final at the Sydney Cricket Ground, hoping to join New Zealand in Melbourne for the ultimate Read more

NBR prefers no addl tax benefits for PPP projects

March 26, 2015

The National Board of Revenue has recommended for maintaining the existing tax and duty benefits for the projects to be implemented under the public private partnership scheme, officials said. They said that ample tax benefit was given to the newly established physical infrastructure projects in line with the government’s priority lists in the income tax and customs acts. Read more

Govt extends reduced rates for IGWs by 3 months

March 26, 2015

INT’L Call Termination
Govt extends reduced rates for IGWs by 3 months
The post and telecommunication ministry on Wednesday approved a three-month extension of the reduced international call termination and revenue sharing rates for IGW operators until June 30. Ministry officials said prime minister Sheikh Hasina, who is also in charge of the telecom ministry, has approved the extension of the reduced rates which Read more

BB approval must to sack NBFI MDs

March 26, 2015

Bangladesh Bank on Wednesday asked chairmen of non-bank financial institutions not to suspend their managing directors and chief executive officers without taking prior approval from the central bank. The BB has taken the initiative to give job protection for the CEOs and MDs as Bangladesh Leasing and Finance Companies Association, an organisation of the Read more

DSE turnover hits 2-and-half month high on political hope

March 26, 2015

Dhaka stocks returned to positive zone on Wednesday, after a two-day fall, as investors went active on the trading floor amid media reports that the BNP-led opposition parties could take part in the upcoming city corporation polls. Turnover at the Dhaka Stock Exchange increased to a two-and-half month high to Tk 350.79 crore on Wednesday after hitting Tk 390.64 crore Read more

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