9 hrs ago
The Daily Star
Nababarsha Special 1420
Nababarsha, the first day of the Bangla Shaal, is a momentous occasion in the life of each and every Bangladeshi.
11 hrs ago
'Over 200 Bangladesh garment units need relocation'
More than 200 garment manufacturing units in Bangladesh are in poor condition and they need to be relocated to outskirts of Dhaka and Chittagong, an all-party legislative committee has said.
20 hrs ago
New art from Bangladesh
Bangladesh is on the boil but that is not preventing experimental art forms like installation and performance art from growing from strength to strength, feels Palash Bhattacharjee, the graphic-turned-performance artist from Chittagong, who introduced the new art practices of his own and some 10 others at Studio21 on Saturday.
Wed May 22, 2013
As rain from cyclone falls, Myanmar minority stay
This image provided by the Naval Research Lab shows tropical cyclone Mahasen taken Wednesday May 15, 2013 at 0600 GMT.
Sun May 19, 2013
The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine
Bangladesh Says 31 Bodies from Burma Found along Coast
A ship is seen from the shore of the Bay of Bengal before Cyclone Mahasen approaches in Chittagong, Bangladesh, on May 16, 2013.
Bangladesh, Myanmar relieved as cyclone fizzles A once-fearsome...
A once-fearsome cyclone that was threatening Bangladesh and Myanmar dissipated quickly, causing some deaths but largely relieving authorities who had told more than 1 million people to leave vulnerable coastal areas in preparation for a far worse storm.
As rain from cyclone falls, Myanmar minority stay A cyclone only a...
A cyclone only a day away carries wind and rain that could become deadly. But in dozens of refugee camps that spatter Myanmar's western coast, the order to evacuate ahead of the storm was met with widespread refusal.
Sat May 18, 2013
BGMEA-CDA begin joint inspection of Chittagong RMG units
The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association and Chittagong Development Authority have started joint inspection of readymade garment manufacturing units in Chittagong region.
Fri May 17, 2013
Bangladeshi Red Crescent Society members announce evacuation orders
Calm before storm: People gather at a beach to watch the sea while cyclone Mahasen heads towards landfall in Chittagong.
Millions escape brunt of Cyclone Mahasan
Millions of people across south and south-east Asia have been spared the horrors of a devastating cyclone after a storm working its away up the Bay of Bengal first weakened and then broke up when it struck land.
UN helping Bangladesh, Myanmar prepare for Mahasen
New York, May 16 : United Nations aid agencies are working with the Governments of Bangladesh and Myanmar to prepare for Tropical Cyclone Mahasen, which is expected to make landfall within the next 24 to 36 hours, possibly threatening millions of people across the region.
Thu May 16, 2013
Meghalaya puts on weather alert due to Cyclone Mahasen
Shillong, May 16 : Meghalaya has been put on alert following the Mahasen Cyclone warning, even as IMD bulletin has indicated that Meghalaya may not be directly affected by the cyclone, an official said today.
Cyclonic storm 'Mahasen' intensifies, Odisha govt alerts coastal distts
Bhubaneswar, May 15 : Cyclonic storm 'Mahasen' over West central Bay of Bengal has moved North-Northeastwards and lay centred at about 430 km South-Southeast of Paradeep today.
NASA sees heavy rainfall as Cyclone Mahasen made landfall
When NASA's TRMM satellite passed over Cyclone Mahasen on May 16 at 04:06 UTC , the TRMM Microwave imager showed the heaviest rainfall was occurring in a band... NASA's TRMM satellite identified areas of heavy rainfall as Cyclone Mahasen made landfall today, May 16, in southern Bangladesh.
Cyclone lashes Bangladesh coast, displaces thousands
Tropical Cyclone Mahasen lashed the coast of Bangladesh with heavy rain Thursday, bringing the risk of flooding and landslides to densely populated, low-lying communities.
International Business Times
4 Killed as Cyclone Mahasen Strikes Bangladesh, High Alert Issued in Assam, Myanmar
The powerful cyclonic storm Mahasen finally hit Bangaldesh's Patuakhali district on Thursday morning, creating havoc with heavy showers and strong winds lashing at a speed of 100 kmph.
Wed May 15, 2013
Bangladesh evacuates one million ahead of storm
Dhaka, May 15 : Bangladesh Wednesday ordered the evacuation of about one million people from its coastline as the cyclonic storm "Mahasen" in the Bay of Bengal was poised to cross the country's southern coast early Thursday.
Bangladesh Prepares for Mahasen
SPECIALIST response teams have been deployed to at-risk areas of Bangladesh, ahead of the arrival of Tropical Storm Mahasen reports children's charity Plan International.
The London Free Press
Walmart checks Bangladesh factories; retailer accord elusive
A woman with a full shopping cart heads to the checkout at a Wal-Mart Store in Chicago in this file photo taken November 23, 2012.