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Suranjit urges govt to take action against bloggers’ assailants

Observing that continuous attacks on and killings of bloggers and free thinkers are planned incidents, Awami League senior leader Suranjit Sengupta on Friday urged the government to immediately take necessary steps to curb militant activities. “Killings of free thinkers and bloggers, including Ananta, Avijit and Rajib, are not isolated incidents. It is an attack on freedom Read more »

Bangladesh

Development activists denounce attacks on minorities

Denouncing the barbarous attacks on the Hindu community across the country after the January 5 general election, development activists on Thursday demanded immediate steps to bring to book the people involved in the attacks. The call came from a human chain organised by the Development Activists’ Platform at the Jatiya Press Club in the capital in the morning. Read more »

Sports

Hodgson hails USA-bound Gerrard and Lampard

England manager Roy Hodgson has lauded departing Premier League stars Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard and predicted that both players will enjoy successful coaching careers once they stop playing. Gerrard, 34, plays his last game for Liverpool at Stoke City on Sunday before joining the Los Angeles Galaxy, while former Chelsea stalwart Frank Lampard, 36, Read more »

Entertainment

Sharon Osbourne To Take A Month Off From ‘The Talk’ Following Collapse

The 62 year old collapsed at her home in Los Angeles last week. Sharon Osbourne is taking a month long break from CBS’s ‘The Talk’ after she suffered a health scare last week. The 62 year old collapsed at her home in Los Angeles on May 15th and is said to be suffering from ‘mental and physical fatigue’. Osbourne collapsed after she had just returned home from a Read more »

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Art & Culture

Artists extend hands to Nepal victims

A group of 90 artists have donated their paintings to support the victims of Nepal earthquake which killed more than 8,000 people, pushing the country into its worst... Read more »

May 19, 2015 | Leave a Comment


Cinema

The Magnificent Seven: From The Vault

The Western was the biggest film genre during the forties and fifties with a whole host of movies hitting the big screen and enjoying success. Over the years, we... Read more »

May 23, 2015 | Leave a Comment


Television

Fatboy Slim Won’t Do Strictly Come Dancing

Fatboy Slim will never go on ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ because he can’t dance. The ‘Right Here, Right Now’ hitmaker – whose real... Read more »

May 22, 2015 | Leave a Comment


Music

Creamfields Ibiza line-up announced

Making its name as the first British club night to take residence in Ibiza over two decades ago, Cream are now joining forces with Ushaia to bring the globally recognised... Read more »

May 22, 2015 | Leave a Comment


Showbiz

Priyanka Chopra Is Happy About Recent Spate Of Woman-Centric Films

Since the past year or so, woman-centric films have been doing wonders at the box office in Bollywood. Be it Kangana Ranaut’s Queen or Priyanka Chopra’s... Read more »

May 23, 2015 | Leave a Comment


Gossip

Sharon Osbourne To Take A Month Off From ‘The Talk’ Following Collapse

The 62 year old collapsed at her home in Los Angeles last week. Sharon Osbourne is taking a month long break from CBS’s ‘The Talk’ after she suffered a health... Read more »

May 24, 2015 | Leave a Comment


Entertainment

Sharon Osbourne To Take A Month Off From ‘The Talk’ Following Collapse

The 62 year old collapsed at her home in Los Angeles last week. Sharon Osbourne is taking a month long break from CBS’s ‘The Talk’ after she suffered a health... Read more »

May 24, 2015 | Leave a Comment


World

Islamic State group radio claims Saudi mosque suicide attack

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing at a Shiite mosque in Saudi Arabia, warning that more “black days” loom ahead in... Read more »

May 24, 2015 | Leave a Comment


Business

Matlub’s panel leads FBCCI polls

Nitol Niloy Group chairman Abdul Matlub Ahmad’s panel is leading in the elections to Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry winning 12 out... Read more »

May 24, 2015 | Leave a Comment


Cricket

BCL final round starts today, sans stars

Prime Bank take on Islami Bank in title decider Title aspirants Prime Bank South Zone will take on confident-looking Islami Bank East Zone as the championship deciding... Read more »

May 24, 2015 | Leave a Comment


Football

Hodgson hails USA-bound Gerrard and Lampard

England manager Roy Hodgson has lauded departing Premier League stars Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard and predicted that both players will enjoy successful coaching... Read more »

May 24, 2015 | Leave a Comment


Tennis

Thiem holds nerve to reach Nice final

Dominic Thiem will play fourth seed Leonardo Mayer on Saturday in the Open de Nice Côte d’Azurfinal. Thiem, who is currently No 42 in the Emirates ATP Rankings,... Read more »

May 23, 2015 | Leave a Comment


Hockey

Indian hockey team seeks fresh start

The 18-member team is gearing up to play not only the first tournament of the year but also it will be the first assignment for Dutchman van Ass The Indian men’s... Read more »

May 5, 2015 | Leave a Comment


Other Sports

Hurricanes extend their lead

The Hurricanes extended their lead at the top of the Vodacom Super Rugby log with a clinical one-sided 29-5 demolition of the Auckland Blues at a rain-drenched Eden... Read more »

May 23, 2015 | Leave a Comment


Health

Bird flu could cost nearly $1 billion in central US states

Bird flu could cost nearly $1 billion in the economies of the two central states hardest hit, Minnesota and Iowa, agricultural economists said Monday, and the virus... Read more »

May 19, 2015 | Leave a Comment


Tech & Web

Google reportedly developing ‘Brillo,’ an OS for the Internet of Things

The lightweight version of mobile operating system Android would help smart devices communicate better with each other, according to a report in The Information.To... Read more »

May 22, 2015 | Leave a Comment