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Front Pagearrow Fresh blowout at Tengratila, flames leap up to 150 ft
A huge fire broke out in a relief well drilled under the supervision of Canadian company Niko Resources (Bangladesh) Ltd at the ill-fated Tengratila gas field in Doarabazar upazila of Sunamganj againearly
 arrow Ahmadiyya area in B'baria bombed, mosque torched
Zealots yesterday exploded about two dozen bombs in Ahmadiyya-inhabited area in Brahmanbaria town and set fire to an Ahmadiyya mosque in the area.
 arrow Jubo Dal leader murdered, law enforcers kill assailant
Assassins yesterday gunned down Sagir Ahmed, Dhaka city (south) general secretary of ruling BNP's youth front Jatiyatabadi Jubo Dal, near his old Dhaka residence while patrolling law enforcement teams
 arrow DU teacher killed in US road crash
Dr Sitara Parvin, professor of mass communication and journalism department at Dhaka University and daughter of former president Justice Shahabuddin Ahmed, died in a tragic accident in the US yesterday.
 arrow Hartal June 30 if govt rejects 13 suggestions on budget: AL
The main opposition Awami League (AL) will enforce a countrywide dawn-to-dusk hartal on June 30 if the government does not accept the party's 13 suggestions on the proposed budget for FY 05- 06.
 arrow DU dean protests 'unfair move' to appoint 6
Dean of the Social Science faculty at Dhaka University (DU) yesterday at a press conference protested 'unfair move by the university authorities' to appoint six teachers at Political Science Department.
 arrow Rising Teesta floods 100 villages in 3 districts
Water level in River Teesta and its tributaries continues to rise, marooning over 12,000 families of some 100 villages in country's northern districts including Nilphamari, Rangpur, and Lalmonirhat.
 arrow Quest for 'common agenda' on caretaker, EC reform
Hectic politicking has started for forging a 'common agenda' of the 14 opposition political parties including the Awami League (AL) on reforms in the electoral and caretaker government systems ahead of
 arrow CMP to keep watch on corrupt cops
Chittagong Metropolitan Police (CMP) authority is contemplating to monitor the activities of the twelve police stations and its police officers.
 arrow 'Assets, income of ministers, MPs must be made public'
Top leaders of Jatiya Oikya Mancha and Bikalpa Dhara Bangladesh (BDB) at a mass contact programme yesterday said the ministers and lawmakers of the country must be corruption-free to build a crime and
 arrow Drug peddler killed in Rab 'crossfire'
An alleged drug peddler, arrested by Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) from Sutrapur in the capital Thursday afternoon, died in Rab action early yesterday.
 arrow Munna demands fresh election, resignation of 'partisan' CEC
The defeated independent candidate in the Narsingdi-1 by-polls yesterday rejected the result and demanded re-election and resignation of the chief election commissioner (CEC) for his 'partisan role'.
 arrow Qatar minister arrives
Minster of State for Foreign Affairs of Qatar Ahmad bin Abdullah Al-Mahmoud, arrived in Dhaka yesterday on an official visit.
 arrow Akhtaruzzaman's queer desire
Former BNP lawmaker Akhtaruzzaman said if the AL or ruling BNP initiates forming "a grand alliance" that meets his four conditions, he will join it.
 arrow Dhaka shelters rebels, exports terrorists, says W Bengal CM
West Bengal Chief Minister (CM) Buddhadev Bhattacharya severely criticised Bangladesh for what he said sheltering insurgents on its soil and exporting terrorists to India.
 arrow IDB loan for two projects
Bangladesh has signed two loan agreements of US$ 13.22 million with Islamic Development Bank (IDB) to finance two projects in the country.
 arrow Tigers meet Australia again today
Bangladesh face Australia today in a repeat clash of the NatWest Series exactly a week after their glorious five-wicket triumph over the world champions at Sophia Gardens in Cardiff.
 arrow 'US acknowledges torture in Guantanamo, Iraq and Afghanistan'
Washington has for the first time acknowledged to the United Nations that prisoners have been tortured at US detention centres in Guantanamo Bay, as well as Afghanistan and Iraq, a UN source said yesterday.
 arrow Karachi on high alert after killing of 2 Sunni clerics
Protests erupted in Pakistan's largest city yesterday after gunmen on motorcycles shot dead two Sunni Muslim clerics in the latest sectarian killings to shake the country, police said.
 arrow Mugger shot dead by police in city
A mugger was shot dead by police on Rokeya Sarani near Bangladesh-China Friendship Conference Centre at Sher-e-Bangla Nagar in the capital last night.
 arrow Four-party names IOJ leader for Sunamganj polls
The BNP-led four-party alliance has nominated Islami Oikya Jote (IOJ) leader Moulana Shahinur Pasha to contest the Sunamganj-3 by-election.
 arrow Suicide bomb leaves 6 GIs dead or missing
A suicide car bomb attack in the Iraqi city of Fallujah, killed two marines, wounded 13 and left four US service members missing, a US military spokesman said yesterday.
Businessarrow Foreign aid disbursement up by 83pc in 9 months
Disbursement of total foreign aid rose by 83 percent in the first nine months of the current financial year.
 arrow Saifur calls for boosting trade among OIC states
Finance and Planning Minister M Saifur Rahman has called for increasing intra-trade among the OIC (Organisation of Islamic Conference) countries to boost economic growth and mitigate the adverse impact
 arrow India set to expand trade ties through FTA, RTA
After the landmark trade deal with Singapore, India on Thursday decided to expand trade ties with other countries through free trade agreements (FTAs), regional trade accords (RTAs) and bilateral comprehensive
 arrow Bush urges Congress to approve CAFTA
President George W Bush formally asked Congress Thursday to approve a controversial free trade agreement with Central America, setting the stage for a bruising fight with Democrats -- and some fellowRepublicans
 arrow British Airways increases fuel surcharge
British Airways announced Friday it would increase the surcharge on its flights to offset surging fuel costs after oil prices reached an historic high of 60 dollars per barrel in New York the previous
 arrow Bid for Unocal signals growing role for China
The bid by China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) for US-based Unocal highlights a more active role toward US investment and a new step for China on the global economic stage, analysts say.
 arrow Canada, US, Mexico to declare new security, trade measures
Trade and security ministers from Canada, the United States and Mexico will meet here Monday and announce new unspecified measures to bolster cooperation against terrorism and other threats while improving
 arrow Protectionism threatens Doha round trade talks
Protectionism and a lack of trust and openness among negotiators are preventing the completion of the Doha round of world trade talks, EU Trade Commissioner Peter Mandelson said Thursday.
 arrow Oil prices rise, eye fresh records after hitting $60
World oil prices rose towards fresh records on Friday after hitting an all-time high of 60 dollars per barrel in New York, propelled by supply fears in the face of massive Chinese and US demand.
 arrow US direct investment abroad hits record $252b in 2004
US direct investment abroad hit a record $252 billion in 2004, driven by rising corporate merger and acquisition activity, which picked up more generally last year and continues to do so in 2005, theOECD
 arrow Bangladesh elected ICD vice-chairman
Bangladesh has been elected vice-chairman of the Islamic Cooperation for the Development (ICD) of the private sector, a sister organisation of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB), for a three-year term.
 arrow Butterfly Communications distributor of CityCell products
Butterfly Communications Ltd, a sister concern of Butterfly Marketing Ltd, will distribute CityCell products throughout the country through its distribution channel.
 arrow Uttara Bank okays 50pc cash dividend
Uttara Bank Ltd has declared a 50 percent cash dividend for its shareholders for the year 2004.
 arrow ACI Ltd declares 42.5pc dividend
ACI (Advanced Chemical Industries) Limited has declared a 42.5 percent dividend for its shareholders.
The dividend was okayed at the 32nd annual general meeting (AGM) of the company in Dhaka on Wednesday.

 arrow HSBC holds seminar for local bankers
The Honkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC) Ltd, Bangladesh, in association with HSBC Bank USA, NA has recently held a daylong seminar in Dhaka for the local bankers.
 arrow IT worker had no access to 'sensitive' British bank data
Indian call centre Infinity eSearch said Friday that a man at the centre of a British banking data theft scandal was a junior employee who had no access to "sensitive" documents.
 arrow New MD of National Housing
Md Abdur Rob took over as the managing director of National Housing Finance And Investments Ltd with effect from June 20.
 arrow Britain's Tesco sales rise 15pc
Tesco, Britain's biggest supermarket chain, said on Friday that sales increased by 14.6 percent during the first quarter of its fiscal year despite a tougher trading environment amidst high oil prices.
 arrow Dragonair shuts office in Thailand's Phuket
Blaming a steep decline in passenger numbers, Hong Kong airline Dragonair will shut its Phuket office in southern Thailand from July 1, having already suspended flights there, the carrier said Friday.
 arrow Citigroup, Legg Mason ink $3.7b deal
Citigroup has agreed to sell most of its asset management business to Legg Mason Inc. in exchange for Legg Mason's broker-dealer business in a $3.7 billion deal, the two companies said on Friday.
 arrow Weekly Currency Roundup
June 18-June 23, 2005
Local FX Market
US dollar was mostly steady against Bangladeshi taka. Demand for US dollar remained high.

Sportsarrow Cricket: Singing for Saturday
Saturday is not a day any Bangla-deshi would like to consider a good omen. Rather it has always been related with something sad.
 arrow Football: Farashganj miss chance
Promotees Farashganj Sporting Club failed to snatch the top position in the the Premier Football League when they were held to a goalless draw by Arambagh Krira Sangha at the Bangabandhu National Stadium
 arrow Cricket: Aussie service resumes
World champions Australia won their first match of the triangular series after beating England by 57 runs in Thursday's day/night one-day international here at the Riverside.
 arrow Football: Hosts fancy revenge
Germany and Brazil have won the World Cup eight times between them and the two great footballing nations lock horns again here on Saturday in the semi-final of the Confederations Cup.
 arrow Cricket: Subs coming soon
When the International Cricket Council meets this weekend at Lord's, it will discuss the introduction of substitutes in one-day cricket, and the use of more technology to assist umpires in decision-making.
 arrow Cricket: Ashraful's formula
Mohammad Ashraful, who starred in Bangladesh's stunning victory over world champions Australia in a recent one-day cricket international in England, says playing in the Duleep Trophy competition in India
 arrow Football: Hasan Al Mamun banned for four games
The Disciplinary Committee of Metropolis Premier Football League imposed a four-match ban on Muktijoddha Sangsad's Bangladesh international Hasan Al Mamun for his unruly behavior during Thursday's match
 arrow Football: Rahmatganj taste defeat
League leaders Rahmatganj Muslim Friends Society suffered their first defeat in the First Division Football League when BRTC Sporting Club beat them by 2-1 at the Birshreshtha Shaheed Mostafa Kamal Stadium
 arrow Volleyball: BDR, BJMC Pepsi v'ball champs
Bangladesh Rifles regained the men's title and BJMC retained the women's crown in the Pepsi National Volleyball Championship at the Mirpur Shaheed Suhrawardi Indoor Stadium yesterday.
 arrow Football: Four men, one sweetheart
This weekend's Confederations Cup semi-finals are being contested by teams managed by vastly different personalities with, it would seem, only one point in common - football.
 arrow Cricket: CA relieves Symonds
Cricket Australia said there would be no further action taken against Andrew Symonds but they would examine further the management of internal team disciplinary issues.
 arrow Tennis: Safin crashes out, Roddick rolls on
Marat Safin's latest attempt to conquer Wimbledon ended in bitter disappointment and frustration on Friday when he was knocked out in the third round by Spanish serve-and-volleyer Felciano Lopez.
 arrow Football: Ballack gets his chance
Germany captain Michael Ballack insists the hosts will have respect for the talent in the Brazil team ahead of the Confederations Cup semi-final here on Saturday, but not too much.
 arrow Football: Robinho is destined for Europe
Brazil coach Carlos Alberto Parreira said on Thursday it was inevitable that the new star of Brazilian football, Robinho, would move to a European club soon.
 arrow Football: Welsh team first up for Liverpool
European champions Liverpool will open their title defence against Total Network Solutions (TNT) of Wales in the Champions League's first qualifying round next month.
 arrow Football: Real players does not interest United
Manchester United assistant manager Carlos Queiroz on Friday ruled out a move by the English Premiership side for Real Madrid pair Michael Owen and Iker Casillas.
 arrow Football: Juve told to pay injured fan
A court here on Thursday ordered Juventus to pay 100,000 euros, including 10,000 euros in legal costs, to a young AS Roma supporter whose hand was seriously injured when it was hit by a flare during a
 arrow Football: Nedved, Thuram extend contracts
Czech midfielder Pavel Nedved and French defender Lilian Thuram have each extended their contracts with last season's Serie A champions Juventus for another two years.
 arrow Football: Argentina's work cut out
Argentina say they are ready to live up to their favourite's tag and advertise their World Cup claims against Mexico in the second Confederations Cup semi-final here on Sunday.
 arrow Football: Mauresmo moves on
While storms gathered around Wimbledon on Friday there was nothing clouding the horizon of Amelie Mauresmo who moved into the fourth round with 6-0, 6-2 rout of American Shenay Perry.
Metropolitanarrow Lawyers vow to continue agitation
Sammilita Ainjibi Samannay Parishad, a forum of pro-opposition lawyers, yesterday vowed to go ahead with the movement for protesting the High Court (HC) rule banning rally and procession on the courtpremises.
 arrow Corruption, extra-judicial killing have tarnished image of nation
Awami League President Sheikh Hasina yesterday said "Extra-judicial killing, planned political murder and widespread corruption brought the nation's image to a zero.
 arrow Nine killed in road accidents
At least nine people were killed and nine others injured yesterday in separate road accidentss in Magura, Tangail and Munshiganj in the country.
 arrow 'JCD does not harbour mugger, extortionist'
Leaders of the Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal, student wing of the ruling BNP, yesterday protested some newspaper reports linking the JCD men to mugging incidents.
 arrow 'Resist anti-liberation forces'
Prof Anisuzzaman at a programme yesterday called for resisting the anti-liberation forces who made no apologies for their roles during the Liberation War.
 arrow BCL threatens strike at DU from July 1
Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) and six other student organisations yesterday threatened to go for strike at Dhaka University (DU) from July 1 if their five-point demand are not met within 48 hours.
 arrow Huda protests remarks of TIB treasurer
Communications Minister Nazmul Huda, in a statement yesterday, protested the remark of eminent economist and Treasurer of the Trustee Board of Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) Prof.
 arrow Marriage with Bidisha was a blunder: Ershad
"I committed a blunder by marrying a woman like Bidisha, but the party is now free from her evil influence," said Jatiya Party (JP) Chairman HM Ershad.
 arrow Local Govt Festival begins tomorrow
A two-day Local Government Festival will begin in the city tomorrow with a view to raising awareness about the local government, democracy, good governance and democratic culture.
 arrow Porno films seized
Police yesterday seized several porno films from the Utsab Cinema Hall at Alupotty and arrested three staff of the hall.
Nationalarrow Hill cutting threatens environment, forests
Indiscriminate hill cutting in different areas of Moulvibazar district, particularly in tea garden areas and reserve forests is destroying forest resources and the ecology.
 arrow Landless evicted to rehabilitate landless!
About 300 people of 65 families, most of them belonging to Hindu and indigenous communities, have been evicted from a 10- acre government land in Mostafapur union in Parbatipur upazila for a rehabilitation
 arrow Another BNP leader dies in Chuadanga
Another Chuadanga BNP leader, Zillur Rahman, 32, injured in Wednesday's attack died at Chuadanga Sadar Hospital on Thursday.
 arrow Century old railway ferry closes today
Railway ferryboats will no more ply between Teestamuk Ghat and Bahadurabad Ghat.
 arrow Backyard orchards planned in CHT
The Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) Affairs Ministry has taken up a project to help people raise 'backyard orchards and forestry' in the three hill districts.
 arrow More 26,000 digital phones in Sylhet division by December
More 26,000 digital telephone connections will be given in Sylhet city and in 31 upazilas in Sylhet division by December.
 arrow Eviction drive on DND dam stops
An eviction drive to remove illegal structures from Dhaka- Narayanganj- Demra (DND) embankment and surrounding areas has been stopped after three days of its launching following alleged resistance byabout
 arrow Search for Bidisha's account in Khulna
A search is going on to find out any bank account of Bidisha, former wife of Jatiya Party chief H M Ershad started in Khulna on Wednesday.
 arrow AL rally attacked: 5 hurt in Manikganj
Five Awami League (AL) activists were injured by the ruling party activists in an attack on a party rally held here on Thursday.
 arrow Because of mistake by a police officer
A young man was illegally confined in Jessore Kotwali Police Station for over 60 hours for a mistake of a town sub-inspector (TSI).
 arrow Rakub manager ignores Artho Rin Adalot order
The Dimla branch manager of Rajshahi Krishi Unnayan Bank (Rakub) is still in service ignoring an order of 'Artho Rin Adalot' judge issued two months ago.
 arrow Tk I cr touchstone statue recovered
A touchstone statue weighing 20 kilogram worth about Tk one crore was recovered by Dinajpur DB police Wednesday night.
 arrow 42 acid attacks in Dinajpur in 2 years
Forty-two cases of acid attacks have been recorded in the district in last two years.
 arrow V-SAT to be set up at RUET
A sophisticated V-SAT will be set up at Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology (RUET).
The decision was taken in a special Syndicate meeting held at its conference room on Monday.

 arrow Tk 21 cr RHDC budget
The Rangamati Hill District Council (RHDC) has announced a Tk 21 crore budget for fiscal 2005-2006.
The RHDC will arrange Tk one crore from its own sources.

Point-Counterpointarrow City government need of the day
Corporations or municipalities consist of a group of people living in a defined urban area.
 arrow Sorting out the bad apples
The High Court in a milestone judgement passed on May 24, has directed the government, the Election Commission (EC), and the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) to make it mandatory for the candidates seeking
 arrow ABC of arsenic: Facts and figures
All health information to keep you up to date
Believe it or not, Bangladesh may be experiencing the largest mass poisoning of a population in history! The scale of this environmental disaster

Culturearrow A medley of musical talents
The four-day long 16th National Rabindra Sangeet Festival began with enthusiasm at the Shishu Academy auditorium Thursday last.
 arrow Moon: A teenager's triumph in watercolours
Moon is a teenager who has just done her Metric. Yet her ongoing solo exhibition at Drik is proof enough of her talent. Her colours, lines and compositions speak of maturity beyond her years.
 arrow Defining the music by and of the people
Music that has endured and been passed down by oral tradition and finally generates a sense of community is what we term as today's folk music or people's song.
 arrow Divorce Day: A serial on an unsuccessful marriage
Lenin Haidar is directing a new 13-episode drama serial Divorce Day. Under the banner of Interactive Media Ltd, the serial features KS Firoz, Nasima Khan, Lucy and Pallab.
Generalarrow Prices of essentials increase further
Prices of essentials have increased again in the kitchen markets of the city.
 arrow We have wiped out crime from country
State Minister for Home Lutfozzaman Babar said the overall improvement of law and order situation is one of the prerequisites to the development of a country.
 arrow 'Urology units to be set up in all medical college hospitals'
Fully fledged urology units will be set up in all medical college hospitals in phases, said Health Minister Dr Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain yesterday.
 arrow China to train 30 Bangladeshi textile officials
Bangladesh will send 30 managers and technicians of textile and fabrics sectors for a 30-day training in China.
 arrow Privatise Biman management for profit
Ruling party lawmaker MA Hashem on Thursday blasted the Biman Bangladesh Airlines for its consecutive losses.
 arrow CJFD executives
Md Mostafa Kamal, Senior Reporter of UNB and Enamul Huq, shift editor of BDNEWS, have been elected president and general secretary of the Chittagong Journalists Forum-Dhaka (CJFD) for the session 2005-06.
 arrow Lightning kills boy in Rajshahi
A teenage boy was killed and two others were injured in lightning at Kumarpara under Boalia police in the city yesterday.
The dead was identified as Moinul Haque, 17, son of Ashraful Islam of Kumarpara.

 arrow Lions PDG Forum executives
Lion M Sirajul Islam has been reelected chairman of Lions PDG (Past District Governors) Forum for the third consecutive year, says a press release.
Internationalarrow Lanka signs tsunami aid deal with Tigers
Sri Lanka's government and Tiger rebels yesterday entered a landmark tsunami aid-sharing deal, raising hopes of salvaging a Norwegian-led peace process while hardline Marxists stepped up nationwide protests.
 arrow Iraqi PM opposes setting troop withdrawal date
Iraq would like to see US forces withdraw as soon as feasible, but setting a date for their departure would be a mistake, Iraqi Prime Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari said in an interview published yesterday.
 arrow ‘Irregularities in Iran presidential run-off'
Iran's interior ministry said it had received reports of irregularities in yesterday's presidential election run-off and warned it may suspend voting in certain polling stations.
 arrow India says no to Pak minister boarding Kashmir bus
India yesterday said it had rejected a request by Pakistani Information Minister Sheikh Rashid for permission to travel to Indian-administered Kashmir on the new trans-Kashmir bus service next week.
 arrow Anti-Taliban drive ends, top militants remain elusive
Afghan and US forces wound up a big anti-Taliban operation in southwest Afghanistan yesterday after killing at least 109 guerrillas but failing to find top commanders thought to have been hiding there,
 arrow Iraq-style regime change not appropriate for Syria: Rice
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice signalled in remarks published yesterday that Iraq-style regime change was not appropriate for Syria, but said Damascus must change its policies.
 arrow China flood toll rises to 567
China yesterday braced for the start of the rainy season along the flood-prone Yangtze river as the death toll from torrential downpours this year jumped to 567 with at least 165 more missing.
 arrow 6 soldiers killed in Kashmir car bomb attack
Six Indian soldiers were killed and 18 injured when a powerful car bomb exploded yesterday as a bus carrying troops drove past a popular tourist attraction in revolt-hit Indian Kashmir, police said.
 arrow Pak cops 'sewed prisoner's lips shut'
Pakistani authorities ordered a probe yesterday into claims that police sewed up a suspect's lips to stop him screaming obscenities, officials said.
 arrow Annan warns against 'big stick' approach to UN reforms
UN Secretary General, Kofi Annan, in a letter published yesterday by The Wall Street Journal, warned US lawmakers that the threat to withhold UN dues could undermine UN reform efforts and US diplomacy.
 arrow 'Aziz will not testify against Saddam'
Iraq's jailed former foreign minister Tareq Aziz will not testify against his former boss Saddam Hussein and is requesting a trial outside Iraq, his attorney told CNN.
Editorialarrow Editorial: Jute sector in deep trouble
As many as eight of the 22 industrial units that operate under the Bangladesh Jute Mills Corporation (BJMC) stand decommissioned, so to speak. Four more are teetering at the edge of closure.
 arrow Editorial: Tough law alone won't do
The Cabinet's approval of a draft bill titled Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2005 reflects a certain urgency on the part of the government to respond to an oft-repeated donor concern over the so-called
 arrow EU-Russia relations
It has been a long and difficult road, but it has been a movement forward. Today, EU-Russian relations appear to be characterised by maturity and cognisance of reality.
 arrow Of crime and punishment
Increase in crime, particularly of heinous type, is causing untold sufferings to the society although there has been a search for some fundamental means to control crime either by reforming criminalsor
 arrow Erratum
In the opinion piece 'Black money' published yesterday, the identity of the writer Dr. M S Haq should be -- a freelance writer instead of a teacher of economics.
Letters to Editorarrow A draft code for the political 'netas'
As a frustrated citizen of a country hijacked by the greedy politicians (looking at the majority of the tribe), here is a summary of the proposed Reforms Code drafted by an elderly citizen, who has been
 arrow Brilliant performance
Now it is very clear that the Bangladesh cricket team can easily defeat any team in the world. After having defeated the world champion Australia, one can easily say this.
 arrow Political greenhouse effect
As an undeveloped citizen of an underdeveloped country (although I am an old citizen now, but am still interested in writing letters to the editors, feigning to be in public interest), I am not at all
 arrow Who is to bell the cat?
I have written on so many occasions all about the insincere attitude of our bureaucrats and the vested quarters in exploiting the huge mineral resources of Habigonj, Sunamgonj and greater Sylhet.
StarTecharrow Laser acupuncture takes on locals
SOFTALK Online Ltd.
 arrow Microsoft focuses on improving IT literacy in Bangladesh
It's been about eight months since Microsoft officially started their operations in Bangladesh.
 arrow Installment facility for O2 XDA II, Xphone
Daffodil Computers Limited is now marketing the world-renowned O2 XDA II and Xphone in Bangladesh with an affordable price and installment basis, says a press release.
Literaturearrow Godless
I am not godless, not really. Anyone who knows me will accept the statement. Even Abhiram babu has told me that, all said and done, I possess a clean heart and I can love God. But I know He does not exist.
 arrow Jamini: An International Arts Quarterly
Those days are over when for serious art criticism we had to look at the West.
 arrow Circuit Breaker
She's a fast-acting fuse
she knows what to do
in this century of high loss and gadgets

A low-loss antenna is the first construct
of the project enclosure
She spins the dial on the potentiometer

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