Monthly Archives: January 2011

Filmfare awards 2011 winners list.


The 56th Filmfare awards ceremony with new and aspiring actors, actresses, and film directors will be held on Saturday, January 29, 2011 followed at the Yash Raj Films Studios, in Mumbai, India. Watch Sony TV channel will telecast the ceremony live. According to a source, “Madhuri mam is so happy and excited about her Filmfare act with Shah Rukh. Continue reading

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Must for a fit lower body


Most six-pack hunks love to flex their biceps and flaunt their abs, but don’t work their lower body as much. Here’s why you shouldn’t ignore it any further.

It does most work
Throughout the day, we run after local trains, climb steps, stand long hours and carry laptops around. Each action strains the lower body. Legs consist of large muscle groups and require a lot of energy, oxygen, and blood supply for any movement. Continue reading

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Sania Mirza joins her husband Malik in Dhaka


Indian tennis sensation Sania Mirza arrived in Dhaka on Tuesday to join her husband former Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik, who is now playing for Dhaka Mohammedan in the Premier Division Cricket League. She drove straight to Sonargaon Hotel from Hazrat Shah Jalal International Airport. She came to Dhaka  after completing her Australian Open stint where she was eliminated in the first round by Belgian Justine Henin. Continue reading

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Court scraps ‘eve teasing’ term


The High Court has ordered the use of the term ‘sexual harassment’ instead of ‘eve teasing’ in all government documents, legislation and reports.

In a ruling on Wednesday the bench of judges Imman Ali and Sheikh Hasan Arif also ordered that harassment through SMS, MMS, email and phone be considered as sexual harassment.
The ruling followed a writ petition filed by women’s rights group Bangladesh Mohila Ainjibi Samity on Nov 2 last year.

The court also ordered the formation of cells in every police station to supervise activities in preventing sexual harassment. The cells will have to submit reports to the District Development Committees every month. Continue reading

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Stop scrapping ships


The High Court orders govt, asks port authorities to probe if any court guideline for safety violated

The campaign to ensure safety for workers at ship-breaking yards apparently had little impact. This photo taken in Chittagong yesterday shows workers doing the heavy lifting without even shoes

The High Court yesterday issued a suo moto rule directing the government to stop all kinds of scrapping of ships in the country until further order. The HC order came against the backdrop of another explosion on a ship at a ship-breaking yard in Sitakunda that killed four workers on Tuesday. Continue reading

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WikiLeaks sheds light on Bangladesh


KEY ISSUES
* Return of Hasina Khaleda to politics during CG rule
* Assessment of Fakhruddin’s power as cheif adviser
* DGFI’s role in promoting HUJI thru forming new party IDP
* Credible elections, keeping army out of politics

The first batch of US embassy cables related to Bangladesh released on WikiLeaks reveals the role of Directorate General of Forces Intelligence (DGFI) in an effort to absorb the banned militant outfit Harkat-ul-Jihad-al-Islami (Huji) into mainstream politics through forming the Islamic Democratic Party (IDP), just before the 2008 general elections.

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Regulators Put Brake on Share Swings


Market shut, vehicles vandalised

Regulators yesterday introduced a share index breaker, halting trade on twin bourses one and a half hours after opening — a quick and desperate measure that sent thousands of angry investors out on the streets in Motijheel.

The index circuit breaker, which put brakes on a big rise or fall, was introduced following an emergency meeting among finance minister, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) officials and central bank high ups.

The meeting deferred trading on Dhaka and Chittagong stock exchanges by two hours to start at 1:00pm. Continue reading

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