SMCSL given more time to pay out investors’ claim

March 26, 2015

Embezzled Money
SMCSL given more time to pay out investors’ claim
The Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday extended time till November for Sylhet Metro City Securities Limited to pay out investors’ money embezzled by the entity’s former executive director Shamim Ahmed. The commission has decided to issue the directive after a Chittagong Stock Exchange’s report on SMCSL showed that the entity Read more

Liberation War Museum celebrates 19th anniv

March 25, 2015

Liberation War Museum celebrates 19th annivhThe Liberation War Museum is hosting a weeklong cultural festival to celebrate its 19th founding anniversary as well as the Independence Day at its Segun Bagicha office in Dhaka.
The event, which began on Sunday, is featuring dance, music, recitation and theatre – presented by different cultural organisations and culturally-based student organisations every evening.On the opening day on Sunday, painter Biren Shome Read more

Actor Sirajul Islam dies

March 25, 2015

Actor Sirajul Islam dieshVeteran actor Sirajul Islam died of old age complications at his Niketan residence on Tuesday morning. He was 78.
Sirajul was survived by his wife, one son, two daughters and numerous well-wishers. He was buried at the Banani Graveyard, according to family sources.
Born on May 15, 1938 at the Hugli district in West Bengal, Sirajul moved to Dhaka with Read more

In celebration of womanhood

March 25, 2015

In celebration of womanhoodhA group of 30 painters are displaying their works celebrating womanhood at a group exhibition in Gallery Cosmos-2 in Mohakhali.
The exhibition, titled Life, features 35 pieces done in different mediums. The nuances and intricacies of femininity, rather than that of life and its different facets, emerge as the dominate theme of the artworks.
Womanhood has been explored in Read more

Shilpakala hosts first-ever Nazrul theatre fest

March 24, 2015

Shilpakala hosts first-ever Nazrul theatre festhBangladesh Shilpakala Academy is hosting the first-ever theatre festival based on plays by Kazi Nazrul Islam with an aim of kindling greater interest in his theatre works among theatre practitioners.
The festival features four plays, either written by Nazrul or inspired by his works, by five troupes with two staging the same play. Theatre students of three public universities Jahangirnagar University, Rajshahi University and Jatiya Kobi Kazi Read more

Communal conflict depicted in photos

March 24, 2015

Communal conflict depicted in photoshA group photo exhibition featuring images of communal conflict is under way at the La Galerie of Alliance Française de Dhaka in Dhanmondi.
Social awareness organisation AMRA has organised the show to mark the March 21 International Day for the Elimination of Racism and also to celebrate its second founding anniversary.
The 37 images put on display were captured by the members of the organisation, Read more

New Zealand beat South Africa by 4 wickets, in finals for 1st time

March 24, 2015

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015
New Zealand beat South Africa by 4 wickets, in finals for 1st time
South Africa has tilted the game a little in their favour chipping away wickets after the fiery blaze of Brendon McCullum to start New Zealand’s chase of 298 at Eden Park.
The comeback has been splendid and Imran Tahir has been at the centre of it clamping down on the runs which compelled McCullum’s wicket in the Read more

Aussies brace for battle against ICC

March 24, 2015

Throughout his life Andy Atkinson could barely attract so much media attention like he did in Sydney on Monday. The Englishman had arrived at the Sydney Cricket Ground at a time when both Australia and India team were present. Yet, the lance of media followed him more than any cricketer from either side. Atkinson is neither a superstar in Australia nor Read more

‘Best squad could generate better result’

March 24, 2015

Bangladesh coach Chandika Hathurusinghe on Monday took a swipe at the selectors for not providing him the best possible squad that he believed could have taken the Tigers further in the competition. Hathurusinghe, who is currently enjoying his vacation at Australia, looked quite pepped up with the outcome of the World Cup but without denying it could have Read more

Mahmudullah plays down milestone, stardom

March 24, 2015

Mahmudullah Riyad, unlike most of his team-mates in the dressing room, does not walk around with the sort of air that has become a symbol of the juvenile exuberance of Bangladesh National cricket team, known as the Tigers. Instead, the down-to-earth batsman maintains his composure all the time. The introvert lad from Mymensingh never creates a clamour in Read more

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