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Better pitch holds the key: Ronaldo

Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo believes his side’s bold performance on a difficult pitch in Zenica last week will inspire them to overpower Bosnia at home on Tuesday and qualify for Euro 2012. Friday’s scoreless draw left the two-legged playoff wide open but the Portuguese are confident they will make the most of home advantage after the Bilino […]

Sky is the limit for Banglalink’

The view from Orascom Telecom Holding’s group CEO’s office is breathtaking. You can see the mighty river Nile flowing right through the Egyptian capital Cairo. You can tell why they call this longest river in the world the lifeline of the country and watch the city expand by its shores. Just like the view from […]

eAsia 2011 in December

The 5th edition eAsia 2011 conference and exhibition is scheduled to take place in Dhaka on December 1-3, 2011. eAsia 2011 is the annual international Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) for development event with the objective of reinforcing technology and knowledge-centric growth and needs of Asia vis-à-vis Bangladesh, through capitalisation of market economy and boosting […]

Humayun Ahmed Book Fest in full swing

A weeklong book fair, celebrating eminent litterateur Humayun Ahmed’s 63rd birthday, is now on at the Public Library premises. The fair features the entire collection of Humayun Ahmed’s books. The author’s mother, Ayesha Fayez, inaugurated the fair, and unveiled an autobiography of the author titled “Rong Pencil”. The book fair has been organised by the […]

Photo exhibition on ship building begins at Drik

A three-day photography exhibition on metal works of Bangladesh shipbuilding industry begins at Drik Gallery in the city’s Dhanmondhi yesterday. The exhibition titled “The Maze of Metal”, sponsored by Western Marine, is displaying more than 51 photographs, snapped by Din Muhammad Shibly, a photo editor of Bangladesh Business magazine and a lecturer of Pathshala. Deputy […]

11 die in road crashes

Eleven people were killed and 13 others injured in road accidents in Chittagong, Benapole, Rangpur, Pabna, Bogra, Jessore and Moulvibazar early Sunday and yesterday. Staff correspondent from Chittagong reports: An unidentified rickshaw-puller was killed when a speeding bus hit his rickshaw from behind around 9:00 am in No. 2 Mailer Matha area under Bandor Police […]

Bangladesh gets $172m from WB for solar power

Bangladesh yesterday struck a $172 million financing deal with the World Bank, which will enable the country to install 630,000 solar home systems in rural areas by 2012. Arastoo Khan, additional secretary of Economic Relations Division, and Ellen Goldstein, World Bank country director for Bangladesh, inked the agreement in Dhaka. The agreement is part of […]

Chhayanaut completes five decades

As Chhayanaut completes its five decades, The Daily Star tried (TDS) to understand the raison d’être behind the pioneering cultural organisation’s stand towards local culture and heritage. TDS spoke to Dr. Sarwar Ali, vice president and a trustee of Chhayanaut, in this regard. He has been with Chhayanaut since 1967. It’s widely acknowledged that the […]

Actor Khalil on life support

The condition of actor Khalil, who is undergoing treatment at Apollo Hospitals in the city’s Bashundhara Residential Area, has not improved yet. Being critically ill, the national award winning actor was admitted first to Lab Cardiac Hospital’s Coronary Care Unit (CCU) on 10 November. Later, he was transferred to Apollo Hospital on 13 November and has […]

Dhaka Ministerial Declaration of the Climate Vulnerable Forum

We, Ministers and representatives of Governments from Africa, Asia, the Caribbeans, Latin America and the Pacific, members of the Climate Vulnerable Forum, representing a significant number of countries most vulnerable to climate change and meeting in Dhaka on 14 November 2011. Recalling the 2009 Male’ declaration as the founding document of the Climate Vulnerable Forum, […]

Schoolboy dies in wall collapse

An eight-year-old student was killed and two were injured on Tuesday when the wall of an under-construction school building collapsed on them in the city’s Banasree residential area. The deceased was identified as Zubaer Rahman Fahim, a Class-I student of Foyzur Rahman Ideal School in Meradia. He was the son of Moniruzzaman, a sub-inspector of […]

Aishwarya Rai checks in for delivery

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has checked in to the Seven Hills Hospital for delivery in the early hours of Monday morning, sources say. There has been no official word from the Bachchan family as yet. Aishwarya`s father-in-law and legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan tweeted a few hours ago: “A day of expectation  … but another day! The […]

Saif and Kareena to get married in March 2012

Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor, has finally decided to take their relationship to the next level. Yes we are talking about Bollywood’s most anticipated wedding. it is finally set to happen in March 2012. The new Nawab of Pataudi Saif Ali Khan has admitted that he is getting hitched in early 2012 and even […]

Imdad Hossain no more

Language Movement veteran and artist Imdad Hossain passed away due to old age complications. He died at about 10:30am yesterday at Health and Hope Hospital on Green Road, Dhaka. He was 85. Hossain left behind his wife, four sons and two daughters, a host of relatives and admires to mourn his death. About Hossain, veteran […]

Hay Festival in Dhaka on Nov 21

The Hay Festival, an annual festival of literature and arts in Britain, will be held in Bangladesh for the first time on November 21, giving an opportunity for a dialogue between British and Bangladeshi authors. The festival in Dhaka, originating in Hay-on-Wye in Britain’s Wales and later expanding internationally, aims at bringing together writers and […]