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  • And Then One Day: Naseeruddin Shah on his memoirs and life

    September 30, 2014 4:46 AM 32

    But Shah wasn’t exactly a child prodigy. His grades were the poorest in class and his teachers thought he would “find it difficult to amount even to a small bag of beans,” he writes in his memoir “And Then One Day.” He says, it took him a long time to grow out of the conviction that he was a “complete idiot”. Shah, born in 1949 or 1950 (he isn’t sure)

  • Manikganj CNG station blast death toll rises to 4

    September 30, 2014 4:34 AM 82

    One died immediately on Monday when a cylinder exploded at a filling station on the Dhaka-Aricha highway at Shibalaya Upazila. At least ten others were injured in the blast. Of them, five were admitted to the Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH). DMCH burn unit's resident surgeon Partha Shankar Pal said that three of them died Tuesday morning

  • Bangladesh ‘ineligible’ for DV-2016

    September 30, 2014 4:10 AM 62

    The State Department says it is because these countries have sent more than 50,000 immigrants to the US in the last five years. The annual DV programme is very popular among the Bangladeshis as it is the easiest route to migrate to US. India, China and Pakistan are also in the list of ineligible countries. A computer-generated, random drawing chooses

  • The ‘unofficial’ cow trade

    September 30, 2014 3:54 AM 70

    This peaks before Eid-ul-Azha. Traders say they get the animals to wade or swim across water bodies on the India-Bangladesh borders during monsoons. It is risky if traders dont pay up the border guards and revenue officials on either side -- but the trade becomes 'legal' when the right palms are greased. Five kilometres south-west of Benapole Port Police

  • Expat Bangladeshis remit over $1bn in 26 days

    September 29, 2014 7:50 PM 42

    Bangladesh Bank officials say the expatriates are sending more money home for their families ahead of the Eid-ul-Azha due on Oct 6. Forex Reserve and Treasury Management Division's General Manager Kazi Saidur Rahman hopes the remittance in September will exceed $1.3 billion. Expatriates remitted over $1.49 billion in July before the Eid-ul-Fitr this year, highest

  • Inu, Menon’s Hajj pilgrimage sparks talk

    September 29, 2014 7:22 PM 93

    Workers Party President and Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister Rashed Khan Menon, and Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (JaSaD) President and Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu left Dhaka for Jeddah on Sunday. The picture posted on the popular social networking site shows the two leaders sitting in stitchless white robes at the airport. One Facebook user, Tanim

  • Govt is destroying education sector: Khaleda

    September 29, 2014 6:26 PM 36

    At a programme on Sunday night, the former prime minister said, "There's no more cheating in examinations. They have increased the pass rate to get lauded. Referring to a recently concluded Dhaka University (DU) admission test in which only nine percent students passed, Khaleda wondered, "Why would a student, who got GPA-5, fail in university entry tests

  • Ashraful says he is happy with ban reduction

    September 29, 2014 6:18 PM 29

    The former Bangladesh captain’s eight-year ban has been curtailed to five years which also includes last two years of leniency subject to his “participation in the anti-corruption education and training programme to be organized by the BCB and/or the ICC”. “I am satisfied with this verdict. Now I want to return to domestic cricket quickly,” Ashraful

  • RAB chief questioned over Narayanganj murders

    September 29, 2014 5:42 PM 31

    The administrative committee investigating the murder interviewed the RAB director general for over two hours at committee chief Shahjahan Ali Molla’s Secretariat office on Monday afternoon. "It's only appropriate that I will be questioned as the force's chief," Rahman told reporters after he came out. "I told them everything they asked. I've told them the truth

  • Bangladesh start Asiad cricket title defence against Kuwait

    September 29, 2014 5:38 PM 41

    The match is set to start 11am, Bangladesh time, at the Yeonhui Cricket Ground in Incheon. Bangladesh, with no gold to their name in this edition of the games yet, aim to retain the cricket title. The last match in Group B, between Kuwait and the Maldives, was abandoned due to rain. Nepal, the other team of the group, had already sealed their spot in the quarters