Monthly Archives: November 2017


North Korea says new missile puts all of US in striking range

North Korea says new missile puts all of US in striking range

International Desk State television claimed that Pyongyang had now achieved its mission of becoming a nuclear state. The Hwasong-15 missile, which it said was its “most powerful”, was launched in darkness early on Wednesday. It landed in Japanese waters but flew higher than any other missile the North has previously tested. State news agency KCNA


Tausif-Tisha under shadow of Razzak-Kobori

Culture Desk Pairing up together in a tele-drama, Tausif and Tanjin Tisha, two young artistes of the current generation, are set to appear with the unique avatars under the shadow of a very successful pair of the country’s silver screen, Razzak and Kobori. The duo will be seen in the tele-drama titled ‘Monjure’ directed by


Atiur for market linkage to women entrepreneurs

Business Desk Emphasizing on the efforts for providing market linkage support to women, former governor of Bangladesh Bank Dr Atiur Rahman said, “Bangladesh has remarkable achievements regarding ensuring financial inclusion of women as well as promotion of women entrepreneurs, especially women small and medium enterprises.” He made the remarks while speaking at the closing session


Monet’s glasses sold for over $50,000

Tribunal Desk The dainty glasses, made from gold-coloured metal, went to an unnamed Asian buyer on Sunday for $51,457, far exceeding the auction house’s estimate of $1,000 to $1,500. The sale included other rare items like Monet’s pencil sketches, paintings and Japanese woodblock prints from the French master’s personal collection. A sculpture of a cat


Mithun Jabbar a new generation of hope

Culture Desk The legendary national voice artist of Bangla song and freedom fighter Mohammad Abdul Jabbar passed away a few months ago but his immortal creation, the famous song, is still alive. His songs which were enchanted the people of our country and to participate in the liberation war. His death is irreparable damage for


Another 3,000 new arrivals put total Rohingyas at 624,000

(UNB) – Some 3,000 more Rohingyas entered Bangladesh since November 22 putting the total number of new arrivals at 624,000 since August 25, said the UN Migration Agency on Monday. As of November 25, Bangladesh Immigration and Passports Department registered 663, 694 people through biometric registration, according to the IOM Needs and Population Monitoring. Meanwhile,


Dec 12 to be observed as National ICT Day

(UNB) – The Cabinet on Monday approved a proposal to observe December 12 as the National ICT Day to recognise the country’s advancement in Information and Communication Technology and achieve Digital Bangladesh goal. Cabinet secretary Mohammad Shafiul Alam disclosed this at a press briefing at the secretariat in the afternoon. Shafiul said, “The Cabinet approved


Asian archers ready to dazzle today

Sports Desk The 20th edition of Asian Archery and the Continental qualification for the summer young Olympics 2018, comprising almost 300 archers from 33 Asian countries begins in Bangladesh on November 25. The official practice has held yesterday while the qualification of main tournament will take kick off today at the Bangabandhu national stadium in


Nia Sharma is back with her web series

Entertainment Desk Nia Sharma just made an announcement that fans have been waiting for desperately. After her stint in Khantron Ke Khiladi 8, the actress returns to the digital world. Nia will be back with the sequel of her popular web series, Twisted where she played a mistress. This hot actress had quite a few