Noted artist Shishir Bhattacharjee has achieved nationwide popularity as a cartoonist. His cartoons published in the Bangla daily the Prothom Alo satire the contemporary society, especially the political canvass. Shishir loves his dual identities as an artist and cartoonist, considering both of the mediums as his own creations. The idea of drawing caricatures came into […]Read more "Shishir Bhattcharjee: Caricaturing society"
BNP leader Salauddin Quader Chowdhury today said he would file three cases against 12 people including former president Iajuddin Ahmed, former chief adviser Fakhruddin Ahmed, former Army chief Moeen U Ahmed and Chief Election Commissioner ATM Shamsul Huda. In a press briefing at his Dhanmondi residence he told reporters that he would file the cases […]Read more "SQ Chy to sue Iajuddin, Fakhruddin, Moeen"
The Directorate General of Health Service today confirmed the first swine flu infection in Bangladesh. “The first human case of Pandemic Influenza H1N1, 2009 [Swine Flu] virus infection has been detected on June 18 in a patient of febrile illness in Dhaka, Bangladesh,” the DGHS said in a press release. The patient recently returned from […]Read more "Swine flu case reported in Dhaka"
(Star Online Report) Bangladesh pushes forward the clock an hour at 11:00pm tonight to better utilise daylight and save electricity. This means Bangladeshis will practically begin their work an hour earlier than usual. Consequently, many establishments that run till sundown would actually close before sundown and thus reduce pressure on power demands. With the clock […]Read more "Clock goes 1-hr ahead tonight"