HTC MOBILE HANDSETS IN BANGLADESH

HTC, a handset maker, has introduced six PDA mobile phones in Bangladesh. The mobile phones, mainly meant for corporate users, will be available in local market by mid next month, Kevin Hou, South East Asian managing director of HTC (High Tech Computer Corporation), told a launching ceremony in Dhaka yesterday. “The growing corporate sector people […]

BTRC INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR CALL CENTRES

The country’s telecom watchdog has formally invited applications from eligible entrepreneurs for license to establish call centres. Any individual or enterprise, both local and foreign, can apply for establishing call centre, either individually or in joint venture, with a payment of Tk 5, 000 in favor of Bangladesh Telecommunicationand Regulatory Commission (BTRC). BTRC officials said […]

HONG KONG WOMEN TO TOUR BANGLADESH

The Hong Kong women’s team will tour Bangladesh for eight days starting next week. Between 20 and 29 March the side will play four one-day matches against the Bangladesh women’s team. The Bangladesh Cricket Board has selected 14 players for the training camp ahead of the tour, while there will also be four reserves. Bangladesh […]

THE BACKGROUND TO MOTH-EATEN AND TRUNCATED BANGLADESH TERRITORY

The geographical figure (map) of Bangladesh territory is exactly what a populist great leader once in late 1940s termed it exactly as the ‘Moth-Eaten and Truncated’ one. Neither the map of the one third of pre-1947 province of Bengal adjacently west of the Bangladesh territory anything pleasing to look at but somewhat still more odd […]

GREAT DANGER SIGNAL 10 HOISTED AS CYCLONE CLOSES IN

The Met Office on Wednesday evening flagged great danger signal 10 as cyclonic storm Sidr in the Bay of Bengal strengthened. It is likely to cross the Khulna-Barisal coast this noon. The minimum sustained wind speed within 74km of the storm centre is about 190kmph, rising to 210kmph in gusts and squalls, a special bulletin […]

AFSANA MIMI IS BACK TO THE STAGE AGAIN

Afsana Mimi has come back to the stage again. Recently, she has started her stage activities through acting in the drama ‘Raja’. Mimi said, ‘I always like stage performance. I hope I will be able to fill up my gap with the stage performance through acting in this drama.’ Mimi is also going to work […]

THE MANIPURI ETHNIC GROUP IN BANGLADESH

The Manipuri people are of Mongolian descent and speak a language called Meithei. Most Manipuri people lived in northeastern India. The Manipuri fled from their homeland in the northeastern Indian kingdom of Manipur to settle in East Bengal, which was then ruled by Britain. However, in 1947 East Bengal gained its independence and today most […]

REFORM NEEDS FOR INSURANCE COMPANIES IN BANGLADESH

Insurance companies have the legal and moral obligation to settle genuine claims as soon as possible, said the finance adviser, AB Mirza Azizul Islam, on Tuesday. ‘Why do you need external pressure [to settle claims],’ he asked a workshop on contribution of insurance to Bangladesh economy at a city hotel. He was referring to certain […]

EXERCISE REGULARLY: INDOOR OR OUTDOOR

We all know that health is wealth. It is not just health; we need good and sound health. A sound health helps also to have a sound mind. In order to maintain a sound health, we all know we should do regular exercise. Regular exercise will help us a lot. If you do a Google […]