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Monthly Archives: April 2014

British revenge thriller receives hugely positive public response in cinemas

April 30th, 2014 (0)
New site added due to huge demand: Cineworld Wandsworth, Friday 2nd May, On Demand streaming deal secured, launching the film online soon. ‘Arjun & Alison’ director Sidharth Sharma expresses his delight at a positive opening this week: “We have ...

Companies inflate their financial performance to raise capital

April 29th, 2014 (0)
Some companies inflate their financial performance to raise capital through public issues — but they soon admit losses and leave investors high and dry. Padma Cements, listed in the capital market in 2002, claimed profits, but then started to ...

Farewell to Hotel Ruposhi Bangla as Intercontinental takeover

April 29th, 2014 (0)
Hotel Ruposhi Bangla will be closed from September for more than a year for renovations. After it is ready, InterContinental, the luxury hotel brand, will return to manage it after a break of three decades, said Civil Aviation and ...

1 arrested after child dies having kidneys removed

April 29th, 2014 (0)
An alleged member of a gang involved in kidney trade has been arrested after he removed both of the kidneys of a six-year-old boy who subsequently died at Ullahparah Upazila in Sirajganj district. The arrestee was identified as Mohammad ...

Fakhrul’s indictment hearing on June 8

April 29th, 2014 (0)
A Dhaka Court on Tuesday deferred to June 8 the hearing on charge framing against BNP Acting Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir and 26 other leaders and activists of the party in three separate arson cases filed with ...

Amar Desh editor to be tried

April 29th, 2014 (0)
Amar Desh Acting Editor Mahmudur Rahman has been indicted in a case filed over non-submission of his wealth statement to the Anti-Corruption Commission. Dhaka’s Third Special Judges Court on Monday fixed May 28 for the hearing after the indictment. ...

Sleep labs in Bangladesh coming soon

April 29th, 2014 (0)
Dutch major Philips India says it wants to help Bangladesh set up 30 ‘sleep labs’ in the next five years to help spread awareness about better sleep. The lab would detect and treat sleep disorders like snoring that have ...

Bangladesh skipper Mushfiqur Rahim backs Jurgensen as the coach

April 29th, 2014 (0)
Bangladesh skipper Mushfiqur Rahim wants Shane Jurgensen to stay on as the chief coach of the national squad. Mushfiqur said that he will try to convince Jurgensen, who handed in his resignation on Monday, to remain at that position ...

“No more a one-man show” Ershad

April 29th, 2014 (0)
Jatiya Party chief HM Ershad, who had unilaterally taken important party decisions in the past, has stressed running the organisation with everyone’s help. The party currently sits on the opposition in Parliament. Ershad said the Jatiya Party was now ...

Syria blasts kill dozens in Homs

April 29th, 2014 (0)
At least 37 people have been killed in explosions in the Syrian city of Homs, officials say. The attacks, which involved at least one car bomb, also injured dozens. Earlier, at least 14 people were killed and more than ...