Govt. to cut trees form national highway

A country should have at least twenty percent of its area for forest. But Bangladesh has only eight percent forest. In the year 2010 the government decided that it will not cut trees from national forest before 2015. But as population have increased and traffic on the highways have increased. Many experts have been urging […]

Number plates with RFID lunched

New type of number plate for vehicles is launched today. This is retro-reflective number plate; it will also have radio frequency identification (RFID) tag. The authority is hoping that it will bring discipline in this sector. Digital registration certificates are also to be given in this scheme. Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) is responsible for […]

Correct Bangla spelling is must

Currently the use of Bangla spelling is in a chaotic situation. Bangla Academy has standardized the Bangla spelling and also published Bangla dictionary which were praised by the intellectuals. NCTB (National Curriculum and Textbook Board) have been very cautious on using the correct Bangla spelling on textbooks. But unfortunately other organizations including government organizations and […]

India may export gas to Bangladesh

Some years ago international oil companies lectured Bangladesh to export gas. They said gas reserve of Bangladesh is more than required. But the scenario has changed. The country is facing severe energy crisis. The state owned gas exploration company BAPEX has explored some gas field in recent years, but that seems not enough to meet […]

Mobile phone tower radiation to be examined

Not only mobile phones but also mobile phone BTS (Base Transceiver Station) also has electromagnetic radiation effect. The challenge is to keep the radiation level below the danger limit. Some experts argue that Mobile phone towers should be installed in a safe area. Few days ago a report aired on Ekushey Television said electromagnetic radiation […]

Myanmar vs Bangladesh cyber war

Web site of Dhaka Reporters Unity and some other government web sites are hacked by some foreign hackers. It is reported that some Burmese and Indian hacker groups are behind this. The hackers posted Burmese flag and some messages on the hacked sites. The message on the hacked sites says, Muslims of Myanmar are not […]

Offices reopened after Eid vacation

Eid-ul-Azha is the second biggest Muslim festival. Employees of government, semi government, autonomous and private offices enjoyed three day long Eid holiday. Offices reopened today but attendance is lower than usual. Everyone is in festive mode. They are exchanging Eid greetings and hugging each other. Usual scene of traffic congestion is vanished. But some places […]

Eid-ul- Adha will be observed tomorrow (Saturday)

The holy Eid-ul- Adha will be observed across the country tomorrow (Saturday,27 October), preparation for it is all around Bangladesh. Cattle markets set up earlier will operate at some places for another few days. This holy Eid is also known as the “Festival of Sacrifice” or “Greater Eid”. The tradition started from ancient time. People […]

Bindu’s busy days

Actress Bindu spent some busy days recently with her Eid performances. She was also a busy performer in last Eid. She worked for about fifty four dramas and telefilms in last Eid. Number of her work will also be high in this Eid. She feels number of TV channels has increased, more performers are needed. […]

Bangladesh cricket team coach Richard Pybus resigned

Bangladesh cricket team coach Richard Pybus has resigned. In a long interview with cricinfo he said it has become difficult for him to continue with Bangladesh cricket. He said Bangladesh Cricket Bard wanted him to stay 320 days in Bangladesh which was not possible for him for family reason. He wanted to stay with cricket […]

Sunil Gangopadhyay is no more

Seventy eight years old Indian novelist Sunil Gangopadhyay died of heart attack at his residence today at around 2 am. He was one of the most popular Bengali writers in India. He also gained huge popularity in Bangladesh. He was born in 1934 in Faridpur of present Bangladesh. His first poem was published on ‘Desh’ […]

Sufferings for the homebound people

The second largest Muslim festival Eid ul Azha and largest Hindu festival Durga Puja are to be observed nearly same time this year. This has created immense pressure on the highways of the country. There are usual rush of homebound people of Hindu and Muslim both community and cattle loaded trucks form different parts of […]

Sunil Gangopadhyay died

Sunil Gangopadhyay, the famous Bengali poet and writer died today (Tuesday) at his residence in south kolkata(India). He was very popular in west-Bengal and in Bangladesh . infact, he was a prolific writer. He is the author of over 200 books. He was born on September 7,1934 in Faridpur of Bangladesh (the then British India). […]

Bangla SMS application for android released

MCC (Multimedia Content and Communications) Ltd has released an application for smart phone operating system android. This new application will enable the users to send and receive Bangla SMS on their phone. Users have to use phonetic keyboard to type Bangla text. Multimedia Content and Communications said they will introduce a Bangla keyboard layout in […]

Young woman dropped from roof top after failing to rape

That young woman was a garments worker at Chittagong, the second largest city of Bangladesh. She was coming back to home after her duty at factory. It was night and some youths including Aziz and Khakan forcibly took her to a roof top of four storied building at Ser Shah Colony.  Those youths got panicked […]