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Front Pagearrow Tk 90 lakh Bogra forest trees sold at Tk 9.8 lakh
The forest department in Bogra sold over 7,000 trees at a throwaway price of about Tk 135 each through a secret tender and allowed local BNP men to have nearly the same number of timbers for free allegedly
 arrow RU moves to recruit 546 staff again thru' fresh test
Rajshahi University (RU) authorities have started issuing letters to the 546 employees for attending written tests and interviews scheduled to begin from August 11 while a legal suit against the controversial
 arrow Inmates not served with fish, meat for 2 months
In an unprecedented instance, the Dhaka Central Jail (DCJ) authorities failed to provide fish or meat to inmates almost throughout the entire months of June and July even though it is obligated to provide
 arrow 40 buried under rubble as Israeli jets pound Lebanon
Israeli air strikes killed at least 40 civilians in Lebanon and a Hezbollah rocket barrage into Israel killed three people yesterday as world powers tried to agree on a resolution to halt the fighting.
 arrow Country dates with acute power crisis
Technical faults are increasingly plaguing different power plants and regional grids, adding to the already acute power crisis across the country.
 arrow 5 Bhaluka militants sent to JIC
Five out of seven remanded militants, who had been arrested from Bhaluka madrasa on August 2, were sent to Joint Interrogation Cell (JIC) in Dhaka for questioning yesterday.
 arrow 90pc DOHS buildings deviate from plans
With over 567 residential buildings -- each six-storey high and crammed -- over an area of 82.
 arrow Agitating govt college teachers go on 6-day strike from today
Teachers of government colleges under the banner of Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) General Education Association will refrain from work for six days starting from today.
 arrow Govt to import, market 30pc fertiliser to check misuse of subsidy
Amid widespread allegations of misuse of subsidy by private importers, the government has decided to import and market a portion of fertiliser through its own wings from the current fiscal year.
 arrow Baby dies of 'wrong' treatment
Following a three-year old child's death due to alleged wrong treatment at a private hospital at Dhanmondi in the capital, the girl's relatives manhandled the hospital staff yesterday.
 arrow Poor salary keeps bright job-seekers at bay
Brilliant and talented people are avoiding the career of primary school teachers due to poor salaries, causing a downslide in the quality of education at the first stage of learning process.
 arrow Rally, counter rally to be held in Ctg today
Tension runs high in Chittagong as both the opposition-backed Nagorik Committee and the ruling BNP-backed Third Karnaphuli Bridge Execution Committee have announced separate programmes on the bridge issue
 arrow US has no info on Qaeda network in Bangladesh
The United States has said it does not have any specific information about the presence of al-Qaeda network in Bangladesh.
 arrow Surcharge costs country Tk 100cr in 2 months
Additional surcharge on export and import cargoes due to lengthy container handling at Chittagong port cost the country around Tk 100 crore in two months.
 arrow 10th regional dialogue in Rajshahi today
The tenth regional dialogue on "National Election 2007: Civil Society Initiative for Accountable Development" will be held in Rajshahi today.
 arrow Militants to be used against AL in caretaker rule
Opposition Leader Sheikh Hasina yesterday expressed her apprehension that the BNP-Jamaat alliance might use the militant forces against Awami League (AL) during the period of caretaker government.
 arrow Tigers outclassed
Bangladesh went down without fighting in the fourth one-day international as hosts Zimbabwe took an unassailable 3-1 lead in the five-match series with a seven-wicket win at the Harare Sports Club ground
 arrow 5 killed in Comilla road crash
Five people died and 20 others were injured when a bus rammed an auto-rickshaw on the Comilla-Chandpur highway at Keshanpar in Sadar upazila yesterday.
 arrow 5 cops hurt in shootout with gunrunners
Five policemen and a suspected gunrunner were wounded in a shootout when police interdicted an arms-smuggling bid at Sadar upazila yesterday.
 arrow Manmohan says sorry to Asma over hotel room search
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh apologised yesterday to leading Pakistani human rights activist Asma Jehangir after police searched her room at a hotel in South Delhi.
 arrow Thai FM due tomorrow
Thai Foreign Minister Kantathi Suphamongkhon arrives in Dhaka tomorrow to hold bilateral talks with Foreign Minister M Morshed Khan

The bilateral talks will be followed by the signing of a five-year

 arrow Outlaw killed in 'crossfire' with cops
A top activist of Janajuddho faction of the outlawed Purba Banglar Communist Party (PBCP) was killed in 'crossfire' between the police and his cohorts at Sahebnagar in sadar upazila under Chuadanga district
 arrow India parliament in chaos as Iraq oil scandal probe links Natwar
The parliament was plunged into chaos yesterday after an inquiry report suggesting the previous foreign minister sought favours from Saddam Hussein in Iraq's oil-for-food scandal was leaked to the media.
 arrow Norway in talks to save Lanka from full-scale war
Norway launched high-level talks yesterday in a bid to pull Sri Lanka back from all-out war as thousands of Muslims fled the bloodiest fighting in four years that has claimed nearly 170 lives.
Businessarrow BSTI to launch ISO-style certification scheme
Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution (BSTI) is going to introduce an internally acceptable management systems certification scheme to certify the quality of manufacturing goods and food products.
 arrow India, Iran, Pakistan to hire consultant for gas pricing
India, Iran and Pakistan agreed Friday to appoint a consultant to try to resolve a row over the price of Iranian gas to be sold to the South Asian nations through a multi-billion dollar pipeline.
 arrow IMF ready to give emerging economies louder voice
The IMF is ready to give emerging economies a greater voice starting with immediate changes in September to members' voting powers, managing director Rodrigo Rato said Thursday.
 arrow Oil prices lower in Asia as hurricane concerns ease
Oil prices were lower in Asian trade Friday on easing concerns over the threat of hurricanes hitting the US Gulf Coast and hopes of an agreement to stop the conflict in Lebanon, dealers said.
 arrow EU may take part in Australia trade talks
EU Trade Commissioner Peter Mandelson could take part in a major trade meeting in Australia next month if the United States shows it is willing to budge in world trade talks, his spokesman said Friday.
 arrow GM to invest $300m for 2nd car plant in India
American car major General Motors Corp.
 arrow Trade accord signed with Cambodia
Bangladesh and Cambodia signed a trade agreement yesterday in a bid to help expand and strengthen trade relations between the two countries further and establish the principles of equality and mutualbenefit.
 arrow EU states reject dumping steps for Vietnamese, Chinese shoes
A majority of European Union countries have rejected for a second time new anti-dumping measures proposed by the European Commission on Chinese and Vietnamese shoe imports, a spokesman said Friday.
 arrow Peoples Ins declares 100pc stock dividend
Peoples Insurance Company Ltd has declared a 100 per cent stock dividend for the year 2005.
 arrow Phoenix Ins okays 25pc stock dividend
Phoenix Insurance Company Ltd has declared a 25 per cent stock dividend for its shareholders for the year 2005.
 arrow Japan to extend anti-dumping steps against US for another year
The Japanese government has decided to extend for another year anti-dumping tariffs for 15 American products, reports said Friday.
 arrow US Senate rejects minimum wage hike
Democrats in the Republican-controlled US Senate late Thursday blocked a final vote on a controversial measure that would have raised the federal minimum wage by a little over two dollars over three years.
 arrow Toyota's Q1 profit up 39pc
Toyota reported a 39 percent jump in profit in its fiscal first quarter, with strong vehicle sales around the world keeping the company on a pace to possibly overtake General Motors as the world's No.
 arrow BA Q1 profit up 72pc
British Airways PLC said Friday its first-quarter net profit rose 72 percent as the carrier saw passenger traffic driven by low fares on short-haul routes and strong demand for lucrative business class
 arrow OECD indicator forecasts slower growth by major economies
Leading economic indicators suggest that growth is slowing among the world's biggest economies, while major developing powers continue to expand, the OECD said Friday.
 arrow Macau to overtake Las Vegas by 2007
Booming Macau will leap-frog the world famous Las Vegas Strip as the world's strongest casino market this year, analysts said Thursday, predicting its gaming halls will generate 8 billion dollars by 2007.
 arrow Weekly Currency Roundup
July 30-August 3, 2006
Local FX Market

Demand for US dollar was stable in throughout the week and USD fell slightly against Bangladeshi taka.

 arrow DBBL, GP sign SMS banking agreement
Dutch-Bangla Bank Ltd (DBBL) has recently signed an SMS (short message service) banking agreement with mobile phone operator GrameenPhone (GP) Ltd, says a press release.
 arrow US economy adds 113,000 new jobs
US employers created a weaker-than-expected 113,000 new jobs in July, the government said Friday in its closely watched "non-farm payrolls" report.
Sportsarrow Cricket: Dreams die fast
What was supposed to be a dream simply turned into a nightmare for Bangladesh.
 arrow Cricket: Pietersen plunders unlucky Pakistan
Kevin Pietersen rode his luck on the way to 101 not out as England rebuilt their innings on the first day of the third Test against Pakistan at Headingley here Friday.
 arrow Cricket: Murali brings SL back
Muttiah Muralidaran grabbed another five-wicket haul as Sri Lanka halted South Africa's batting revival on an enthralling opening day of the second Test here on Friday.
 arrow Cricket: Bashar coming back
Injured Bangladesh captain Habibul Bashar left Harare yesterday morning on his way to Dhaka.
 arrow Football: Noakhali, Gaibandha in finals
Noakhali and Gaibandha became the last two teams to qualify for the final round of the Jubok Phone 23rd National Football Championship after winning their respective zonal finals yesterday.
 arrow Cricket: Dalmiya resumes BCCI battle
Former Indian Cricket Board president Jagmohan Dalmiya on Friday moved a city court challenging the Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) summons to him for appearing before its DisciplinaryCommittee
 arrow Football: Ferguson explains Ruud decision
Sir Alex Ferguson has admitted that Ruud van Nistelrooy's reaction to losing his first-team place at Manchester United was the major factor behind his decision to sell the Dutch striker to Real Madrid.
 arrow Football: Van der Sar sweating on new contract
Edwin van der Sar has been told that he still has to earn a new contract at Manchester United, despite his impressive debut season at Old Trafford.
 arrow Football: Jakarta to host Asian Cup final
Jakarta Friday won the right to host the final of next year's Asian Cup, beating off competition from Bangkok, Hanoi and Kuala Lumpur.
 arrow Tennis: Kim sets up Martina clash
Top-seed Kim Clijsters tested the limits of her endurance with a 6-4 3-6 6-3 win over Jelena Jankovic to move into the quarterfinals of the Acura Classic in San Diego on Thursday.
 arrow Swimming: Phelps floats to US title
Michael Phelps edged world record-holder Ian Crocker by 22-hundredths of a second Thursday lift the 100m butterfly title at the US Swimming Championships.
 arrow Swimming: Manaudou upstages Germans
French swimming star Laure Manaudou took centre stage at the European swimming championships here Thursday with two more golds as Germany's women set a new world record in the 4x200m freestyle relay.
 arrow Football: When politics disrupts play
EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso's visit to the Portuguese national team on the eve of its first World Cup match against Angola disrupted the squad's preparations for the game, the spokesman
 arrow Football: Reyes still Real-istic
Spain forward Jose Antonio Reyes has said he hopes to clear a move to Real Madrid before Arsenal play their Champions League third qualifying round match against Dinamo Zagreb on Tuesday.
 arrow Football: Ronaldinho happy at Barca
Barcelona star Ronaldinho brushed aside media reports of interest from AC Milan on Thursday by saying he was very happy at the Nou Camp.
 arrow Football: Man United admit Senna interest
Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has confirmed speculation that he is interested in signing up Spanish international Marcos Senna from Villarreal.
 arrow Football: Juve appeal hearing on August 18
The Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) will hear Juventus' appeal against their punishment for match-fixing on August 18.
 arrow Football: Justice prevails
Macedonia's most celebrated player Darko Pancev received French sports daily L'Equipe's "Golden boot" prize as best European striker here Friday 15 years after originally being awarded the honour.
 arrow Cricket: Asif set to rejoin team
Pace bowler Mohammad Asif will rejoin the Pakistan team in England before the fourth Test after passing a fitness test conducted by the Pakistan Cricket Board.
 arrow Football: Exodus hits Mexican championship
The Mexican championship, previously immune to the talent drain which has hit domestic football in the rest of Latin America, kicks off at the weekend amid a harsh new reality.
 arrow Football: Laporta launches re-election bid
Joan Laporta has challenged other candidates to step up and present their ideas as he launched his bid for re-election to the Barcelona presidency on Thursday.
 arrow Football: O'Neill set for Villa hot seat
Martin O'Neill is almost certain to be named the new manager of crisis-hit Aston Villa, according to a series of reports.
 arrow Football: 'Ronaldo sticking with United'
Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo, vilified in England for his part in Wayne Rooney's sending off at the 2006 World Cup, is staying put at Manchester United, assistant manager Carlos Queiroz said Friday.
 arrow Football: The story of Obi Mikel
Hunter S Thompson wrote about "a very ominous assignment -- with overtones of extreme personal danger" in a book that drew its inspiration from a meeting he attended in the Beverly Hills Hotel.
 arrow Football: Toni pleads for Viola exit
Unsettled striker Luca Toni is pleading with Fiorentina to let him go following the Serie A club's exclusion from the Champions League for match-fixing.
 arrow Albion reject United offer
West Bromwich Albion have rejected a 2.5-million-pound (4.7 million dollar, 3.
 arrow Football: Pope retires from int'l football
USA Defender Eddie Pope called time on his international career on Thursday.
 arrow Cricket: Look down on Aus: Wright
John Wright has given England some Ashes series advice by telling them not to let the Australians know if they are overawed.
 arrow Football: Sana Sangha win opener
Sana Smriti Sangha edged Provat Sangha by a solitary goal in the opening match of the Namira 2nd Division Football League here yesterday.
 arrow Cricket: The master hails Monty
World cricket's highest wicket-taker Shane Warne says England spinner Monty Panesar has a real chance of being very successful on the international stage.
 arrow Tennis: Clement in quarters
France's Arnaud Clement eliminated fifth seed Domink Hrbaty from the 600,000-dollar ATP Washington Classic, taking his first victory in four career meetings with the Slovakian.
Metropolitanarrow CEC's resignation a must for fair election
Speakers at a seminar yesterday said the chief election commissioner (CEC) and two other election commissioners must resign immediately for holding a free and fair general election.
 arrow Dhaka to write to UNSC to stop Israeli offensive
Bangladesh as well as other member countries of the Organisation of Islamic Conference (OIC) will send letters to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) soon, urging it to convene an emergency meeting
 arrow Take pvt initiatives for development
Professor Muhammad Yunus, the pioneer of microcredit, has called for private initiatives to get the jobs done instead of wasting time by criticising the government for its failure to meet public demands.
 arrow Police foil garment workers' meeting in Ashulia
A meeting called by the combined platform of 16 Garments Sramik Federation (GSF) in Ashulia could not be held yesterday as law enforcers did not allow anyone to enter the venue to attend the meeting.
 arrow 'Chintito' donates Tk 3 lakh for poor cancer patients
Professor Nizamuddin Ahmed, editor of the book 'A stir is born' based on the series 'Chintito' published in the Star Weekend Magazine, donated yesterday Tk 3 lakh for poor cancer patients, collected from
 arrow Forge united movement to get rid of misrule
Gono Forum President Dr Kamal Hossain yesterday urged the students to forge a united movement once again to make the country free from misrule, corruption and terrorism.
 arrow Fake Rab informer gets 4 years for extortion
A Dhaka court on Thursday sentenced a man to four years' rigorous imprisonment (RI) for extorting Tk one lakh identifying himself as a Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) informer.
 arrow BCU places 13-pt demand
Bangladesh Chhatra Union (BCU) placed a 13-point demand on Thursday with a view to making Dhaka University an effective centre for higher education and keeping the higher education within the reach of
 arrow BNP to distribute nomination forms from tomorrow
The ruling BNP will distribute nomination forms for Dinajpur-3 and Comilla-8 by-polls on August 6,7 and 8.
 arrow PM goes to Lalmonirhat today
Prime Minister Khaleda Zia will visit Lalmonirhat today to lay the foundation stone of Teesta Bridge.
 arrow Nishorgo announces names of winners
Nishorgo, a Protected Forest Area Management Programme of Forest Department, arranged a National Architectural Design Competition for Visitor's Interpretation Centre at Lawachara National Park in Moulvibazar
 arrow BJP (Matin) conference on August 8
Bangladesh Jatiya Party (BJP-Matin) will hold its conference at Engineers' Institution at 10:00 am on August 8.
 arrow Relatives identify him as Mohsin, not Liton
Relatives of a man who was found dead with his hands handcuffed identified him as Mohammad Mohsin, 25, an electrician, yesterday.
 arrow Tk 60 lakh Indian sarees recovered
Customs authorities recovered smuggled Indian sarees and clothes worth about Tk 60 lakh from a pick-up van at Rayerbagh bus stand in the city on Thursday, says a press release.
 arrow Prisoner dies of AIDS
An undertrial prisoner of Dhaka Central Jail, who had been suffering from AIDS, died at Infectious Disease Hospital at Mohakhali yesterday.
Nationalarrow One faction to 'probe' corruption by rivals
The intra-party feud in Khulna city BNP has taken a new turn as one faction led by lawmaker Nurul Islam has formed a committee to 'probe' alleged corruption and nepotism by Khulna city Mayor Shaikh Tayebur
 arrow Give Harijan children schooling facility
Over 800 members of the Harijan community brought out a procession, formed a human chain and held a rally in Tala upazila in the district yesterday demanding their rights.
 arrow 8 lakh affected by manmade flood
The Bhabadha sluice gate has misery for about 8 lakh people in five upazils of Jessore and Khulna districts.
 arrow 'Bring home remains of Birsreshtha Hamidur'
Family members of Birsreshtha Hamidur Rahman and different organisations in Moulvibazar have demanded of the government to bring back home the remains of the national hero from the Indian state of Tripura.
 arrow They come only to woo voters with promises
It will not be easy for political leaders to woo voters in the coming election simply by making promises. They are facing questions about failure to fulfill promises made during past election.
 arrow Protect indigenous people's rights
Indigenous leaders yesterday reiterated their call to the government to take steps for constitutional recognition of their rights and protection of their traditional culture.
 arrow BNP aspirant says party MP's men looted his house
MA Majid, an aspirant for BNP ticket from Isharanj upazila in the next election has alleged that cadres of party lawmaker Shah Nurul Kabir Shaheen looted valuables worth over Tk three lakh and ransacked
 arrow Children protest Israeli invasion of Lebanon
Children formed a human chain in front of Picture Palace cinema inter-section in the city yesterday to protest against killing of people including children in Lebanon by Israeli forces.
 arrow Transport strike in Sylhet from Aug 13
Transport owners and workers associations in Sylhet district has announced a fresh agitation programme including indefinite strike from August 13 to press their 11-point demand.
 arrow Mob snatches criminal from police, gouge out eyes
Angry people on Thursday night snatched a gang leader of a self-styled private force from police and gouged out his eyes at Harbhanga village of Gangni upazila in Meherpur.
 arrow Expatriate abducted
Criminals on Thursday abducted two people including an expatriate from Ballavpur in Mirpur upazila.

The abducted are Masum, 27, son of Abdul Hye and Suzon, 22, son Tanzer Ali of Bhedmari village.

Point-Counterpointarrow Strategic vision for police
Pragmatic and timely planning for future activities, whether in the domestic life or in the national arena has not been one of our strong points.
 arrow Politics of aggrandisement
I have nothing against the MPs who have prevailed upon the government to curtail parliament's session by three days. My worry is over the cause for which they have done so.
 arrow Fighting poverty with khas land
Some called it bottomless; to some it was possibilities. Not only for antagonism but they had their own logics. However, the pessimists could not diminish the optimism of the resilient people.
 arrow Remove barriers to FD flow
For Bangladesh to catch up with rest of the world, and to achieve its millennium development objectives by 2015, inflow of foreign direct investment (FDI) in larger volumes is extremely critical in view
 arrow Agonies of stranded Pakistanis
Biharis or the stranded Pakistanis in Bangladesh have been living a miserable life in various campus for the last 34 years. Their number is estimated to be around 3 lakh.
Culturearrow Towfiq's breathtaking images
TOWFIQUR Rahman's exhibition of breathtaking sculpture and paintings opened at Gallery Kaya yesterday.
 arrow The hidden worlds of urban children
A three-day digital photography exhibition was held at National Institute of Mass-Communication recently. A total of 40 photographs by 20 photographers were displayed at the exhibition.
 arrow Folk and Baul Song Festival '06 at National Museum
Palli Baul Samaj Unnayan Sangstha (PBSU) organised a cultural event and a discussion at the National Museum recently. The programme titled 'Folk and Baul Song Festival 2006' was divided in to two sessions.
 arrow 'Closeup 1' auditions in Rangpur
A total of 1027 aspiring singers out of 2250 enrolled, participated in the Closeup 1 talent hunt auditions last Wednesday and Thursday at Rangpur Parjaton Motel.
 arrow Special TV programmes on Tagore death anniversary
August 6 marks the 65th death anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore. To observe the occasion different TV channels will air plays, tele-films, feature films, musical programmes and more.
Internationalarrow 'Israel heading toward Lebanon occupation'
Following Israel's bloodiest day in its war against Hezbollah, the Jewish state once again appears headed toward the snare of a ground occupation in south Lebanon, analysts said yesterday.
 arrow Civilians flee on foot as SL fighting rages
Thousands of civilians fled Sri Lanka's eastern battle zone on foot yesterday as shells fell nearby during an artillery battle between Tamil Tiger rebels and the army, the Red Cross said.
 arrow UN alarmed about Gaza humanitarian 'tragedy'
The United Nations said yesterday it was "deeply alarmed" that the deteriorating humanitarian situation in the Gaza Strip was being forgotten due to Israel's ongoing offensive in Lebanon.
 arrow Rumsfeld locks horns with US lawmakers
Combative US Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld has received what may have been his most scathing questioning yet on Capitol Hill, as lawmakers decried what they see as the Pentagon's botched handlingof
 arrow Insurgents kill 23 Iraqis in wave of bombings
Insurgent fighters killed at least 23 Iraqis, most of them police officers, in a wave of bombings across the country yesterday, after US generals warned the country could slip into civil war.
 arrow Cuba on alert as Bush calls for democracy
Cuba was on heightened alert Thursday, wary of what many fear is a possible invasion by US-based Cuban exiles, as US President George W.
 arrow Nato patrols escape 2 bombings
Two bombs exploded yesterday near Nato patrols in an area of southern Afghanistan that saw a series of bloody attacks a day earlier, while security forces said they had killed 25 rebels.
 arrow Pak landslides creating 2nd wave of quake refugees: UN
Landslides and floods triggered by monsoon rains are creating thousands of new refugees in parts of Pakistan that were devastated by last October's earthquake, the UN refugee agency warned.
 arrow Floods kill 31 more people in India
Floods caused by heavy monsoon rains swept away people and destroyed homes in southern India, killing at least 31 people, officials said yesterday.
 arrow Indian govt proposes only women judges for rape trials
India has proposed that only women judges try rape cases to help sexual assault victims get justice faster and make trials sensitive to their trauma, a law ministry spokesman said yesterday.
Editorialarrow Editorial: Dhaka SAARC meet
THE Indo-Pak trade dispute that cast a shadow over implementation of SAFTA, the two-year old agenda before the regional body, has been defused, if not resolved.
 arrow Editorial: Price of imported commodities
TODAY the lives of the people belonging to the fixed and limited income groups are extremely burdened by an unprecedented rise in the prices of essentials.
 arrow Lebanese crisis and the fiasco of Rice diplomacy
WHILE Prime Minister Ehud Olmert insists there will be no ceasefire in Lebanon until international peacekeepers are deployed in the south of the country, Hezbollah has remained defiant against all odds,
 arrow Complications Continue in Cyprus
PROBLEMS affecting the bi-communal eastern Mediterranean island of Cyprus continue to remain unresolved.
 arrow Ailing democracy and a few good men
CIVIL society' is probably the most debated term nowadays in Bangladesh, after the CEC issue.
StarTecharrow Bridging the gap between academia and businesses
With the aims to introduce the local students' talents to the professionals and corporate sector and to familiarise the students with the today's corporate demands, The North South University Computer
 arrow EWUIPC ends with gratifying finale
Meeting its view towards attaining an amass patronisation on academia co-curricular activities, the East West University (EWU) Inter-University Programming Contest 2006 (EWUIPC 2006) came to an end on
 arrow Tech Snippets
Super Shoes
High-tech delight, Powerizers are special shoes that let you jump six feet in the air, take nine-foot strides, and run at over 20 miles per hour all with complete ease.

 arrow Motorola introduces new Motomobile handsets
During the recently concluded Commu-nicAsia 2006, Motorola, Inc.
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