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Taapsee Pannu doesn’t want to repeat the mistakes she made in cinema down South

Taapsee Pannu doesn’t want to repeat the mistakes she made in cinema down South

Actor Taapsee Pannu says that having worked in Telugu and Tamil film industries among others, she knew how equations change once an actor delivers a flop film, reports Hindustan Times. A slow yet steady approach – that’s actor Taapsee Pannu’s mantra for signing films in Bollywood. She has done six films – including Chashme Baddoor, […]

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Employees to get salaries on August 29

DHAKA – Non- gazetted employees of government, semi-government and autonomous organizations and non-commissioned officers and employees of the armed forces will get their salaries and allowances for the month of August while all the retired government employees will get their pensions for the current month on August 29, reports BSS. Eid ul-Azha will be celebrated […]

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Prospect of progress must not be ruined: PM

DHAKA – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today called upon all to remain careful against the conspiracy to ruin the aspiration of the people and prospect of building a happy and prosperous Bangladesh, repoprts AP/UNB. “We want to take forward the country, but there are still some people who are out to push the country back. […]

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China urges US, North Korea to ‘hit the brakes’ on threats

Beijing – China has urged the United States and North Korea to “hit the brakes” on threatening words and work toward a peaceful resolution of their tense standoff created by Pyongyang’s recent missile tests and threats to fire them toward Guam, reports AP/UNB. The dispute has also raised fears in South Korea, where a conservative […]

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Shakib regain top spot in all three formats

DHAKA – Once again the world’s leading Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has given reasons to his fans to rejoice as he reclaimed his place atop the ladder of all-rounders in all three formats in the most recent International Cricket Council rankings, updated on August 14, reports BSS. Shakib, who had made up the habit […]

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China appeals to Trump to avoid ‘trade war’

Beijing – China’s government appealed to U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday to avoid a “trade war” ahead of what the White House says is a possible announcement of an investigation into whether China is stealing U.S. technology, reports AP/UNB. An official told reporters the president would order his trade office on Monday to look […]

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Avengers 4 has officially begun filming

The superheroes have finally assembled on the sets of Avengers 4. The Russo Brothers on Thursday posted a teaser image marking the begin of filming for Avengers 4, reports Hindustan Times. The superheroes have finally assembled on the sets of Avengers 4. The Russo Brothers on Thursday posted a teaser image marking the begin of […]

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Govt imports food to meet possible crisis: PM

DHAKA – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said the government deiced to procure food grains from abroad as a precautionary measure to face possible shortage amid speculations of severe flooding in the coming weeks, reports BSS. “Flood waters by now devastated vast tracks land with standing crops which may take serious turn in the coming […]

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Kim and Trump: A tale of two leaders

SEOUL – In many ways the two leaders on either side of North Korea-United States missile stand-off could not be more different. In others they are startlingly similar, reports AFP/BSS. North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un has just overseen his second test of an intercontinental ballistic missile, bringing much of the US mainland within reach and presenting […]

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White nationalist rally linked to 3 deaths

Charlottesville – A car plowed into a crowd of people peacefully protesting a white nationalist rally Saturday in a Virginia college town, killing one person, hurting more than a dozen others and ratcheting up tension in a day full of violent confrontations, reports AP/UNB. Shortly after, a Virginia State Police helicopter that officials said was […]


Siddiqur returns home

DHAKA – Siddiqur Rahman, the college student whose eyes were damaged during a demonstration in the capital last month, today returned home this afternoon from India after his eye treatment there, reports BSS. The flight carrying Siddiqur landed at Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka at 3:20pm. Talking to reporters, Siddiqur said, “My health condition is […]

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Coutinho is not for sale : Liverpool

Liverpool – Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho has submitted a transfer request, hours after the Premier League club released a statement saying he is not for sale, reports BBC. On Wednesday, the Reds rejected a 100 million euros bid (£90m) from Barcelona for the 25-year-old, who is out of Saturday’s trip to Watford with injury. In […]

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Venezuela government fights growing isolation

CARACAS – Venezuela’s government battled growing international isolation on Tuesday, after the UN slammed it for using “excessive force” against protesters and Latin American nations condemned it for breaking “democratic rule”, reports BSS/AFP. President Nicolas Maduro invited allied nations including Cuba and Bolivia to Caracas, where their representatives echoed his assertion that Venezuela is the […]


Real Madrid beats Manchester United 2-1 to win Super Cup

Skopje – Real Madrid eased to a 2-1 victory over Manchester United to win the Super Cup on Tuesday, with goals in each half from Casemiro and Isco, reports AP/UNB. Cristiano Ronaldo watched most of the end-to-end action from the bench, while his teammates outclassed United Cup on a hot night. Casemiro hit the bar […]

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No bar to screen Farooki’s ‘Doob

Dhaka- Mostofa Sarwar Farooki’s much-talked-about film ‘Doob’ (No Bed of Roses), an India-Bangladesh co-production, has received No Objection Certificate (NOC) from the Bangladesh Film Censor Board (BFCB), reports UNB. IftekharUddin Nowshad, one of the members of the board, said, “Now there is no restriction in the screening of the film.” Nowshad came up with the […]