Archive for December, 2013

NCL begins on Dec 26

The National Cricket League is all set to start from December 26 putting to rest all doubts about the much-needed time for the national players to make their preparations, said a BCB official on Tuesday. Several options were mooted to make an ideal training schedule for the Tigers, who are set to be busy with their international commitments beginning with […]

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Discards inject fresh air in DPL

This season’s Dhaka Premier League will not only be remembered for the performances of the established stars but also perhaps for the vibrant displays of several national discarded cricketers. The country’s solitary limited-overs competition, won for the first time by Gazi Tank Cricketers on Friday, provided the ultimate stage for the cricketers to stake a strong claim for their places […]

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100-day World T20 countdown begins from Dec 6

The Bangladesh Cricket Board is planning to launch the 100-day countdown for next year’s ICC World Twenty20 at 12:00am on December 6, said officials on Saturday. The mega event, scheduled to be played across three venues from March 16 to April 6, will be hosted by Bangladesh where the teams from 16 countries in the men’s category will take part […]

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Two good days on the trot for Siddik

A good performance in the last two rounds enabled Bangladeshi golfer Siddikur Rahman to rise to joint-eighth position in the Indonesia Open in Jakarta. Siddik posted two-under-par 69 in the third round on Saturday to improve on his previous day’s position of joint-13th. The 29-year-old Bangladeshi golfer had also completed round two on Saturday as he still had two remaining […]

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the fading face

AKM Nowsheruzzaman is one among few sportsmen in the country who played the game of football and cricket equally well throughout his career. A proud member of the Swadhin Bangla football team, Nowsheruzzaman was involved with football and cricket at the top level for a long time. Yet to be nominated for the National Sports Award, he was rightly known […]

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BENGAL CLASSICAL MUSIC FEST: Diverse music, dance move Dhaka audience

With her rhythmic movements onstage, the Indian bharatnatyam maestro vidushi Alarmel Valli sometimes created image of the wave on the stagnant water and sometimes resembled the resonance of the flattering wings of a beautiful butterfly. Synchronised with the rendition of four poems on different ragas, the dancer from Chennai moved the Dhaka audience presenting the authentic form of the classical […]

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BGTF celebrates its founding anniv

Theatre activists in the city enthusiastically celebrated the 33rd founding anniversary of Bangladesh Group Theatre Federation, a common platform of theatre activists, on Friday. The celebration programme began with a colourful procession that travelled from the Natok Sarani (Baily Road) to Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. The present and former presidents and secretary generals of BGTF addressed the rally at the Experimental […]

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SI Tutul performs at IGCC

Popular singer SI Tutul entertained the audience presenting his popular songs on Friday at the Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre in Gulshan. The singer began his solo with a very popular romantic number Keu prem kore, a playback of the popular Bangla film Bachelor, which has been composed by Tutul himself. He also entertained the audience presenting another romantic playback from […]

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Prangonemor’s theatre fest ends

The eight-day theatre festival organised by Prangonemor ended on Friday through staging of the troupe’s latest production Irsha at the Music and Dance Centre of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. Syed Shamsul Haque’s theatre of absurd Irsha, directed by Ananta Hira, features the inherent jealousy of human beings through the ‘stream of words’ of the three characters- an aged famous artist, a […]

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Juhi Chawla to star in Steven Spielberg film

When an Oscar winning director like Lasse Hallstrom and producer Steven Spielberg join hands for a film, it’s surely an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and Juhi Chawla didn’t want to miss out on that one. The actress has been signed on for their upcoming venture The Hundred Foot Journey, reports Hindustan Times. The film which is currently being shot in Mumbai, is […]

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Kazi Madina bestowed with Naren Biswas Award

Recitation artiste Kazi Madina was bestowed with the Naren Biswas Award 2013 at a commemorative programme organised to observe the 15th death anniversary of the late linguist professor Naren Biswas on Friday at the Liberation War Museum in Segun Bagicha. Madina received the award for his contributions towards developing recitation as a performing art in Bangladesh. The programme was organised […]

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