Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

Dhaka, Bangladesh News

Local news for Dhaka, Bangladesh continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

1 hr ago | The Nation

Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus urges social business development in Thailand

Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus recently urged Thailand to push forward with social business and also invited the country's young people to become social entrepreneurs.

Comment?

Related Topix: Bangladesh, Asia, World News

5 hrs ago | Suria

Living with loss from the Bangladesh...

Minu Akhter has not slept properly for a year. Every time there's a noise, she wakes up fearing the roof will cave in.

Comment?

Related Topix: Bangladesh, Asia, World News

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Daily Star

A cheaper way

Most of us do not have the means to shop for Gucci, Christian Louboutin, Louis Vuitton or any other difficult to pronounce and ludicrously expensive brands.

Comment?

Related Topix: Fashion, Gucci, Designers, Bangladesh, World News, Asia

New York Daily News

Queens remembers Bangladesh factory collapse victims with vigil

Congresswoman Grace Meng with Bangladesh factory collapse survivor Reba Sikder and Bangladesh Center for Worker Solidarity executive director Kalpona Akter American retailers need to make Bangladeshi factories safer, Queens-based and national union leaders are demanding on the approaching anniversary of the deadliest disaster in the history of the ... (more)

Comment?

Related Topix: Bangladesh, World News, Asia, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Grace Meng, Democrat

The Daily Star

Recognition for Young Achievers

The Daily Star 15th Award Presentation Ceremony for O and A Level students was held on April 5 at the Shaheed Suhrawardy National Indoor Stadium in Mirpur, Dhaka to recognise students who achieved at least 6 A's in O Level and 3 A's in A Level.

Comment?

Related Topix: Bangladesh, Asia, World News

The Daily Star

Hot summer brings power cuts again

Trying to cope with the heat wave, a chital dips in a tank inside its enclosure at Dhaka Zoo yesterday.

1 comment

Related Topix: Bangladesh, World News, Asia, Weather, Natural Disasters, Heat Wave

The Daily Star

6 BGB men hurt in Kushtia road crash

Bangladesh Border Guard personnel look at their damaged pick-up van that hit a roadside tree in Jugia-Kanabeel area in Kushtia town early Sunday.

Comment?

Related Topix: Bangladesh, Asia, World News

Daily Times

Khaleda forced to wait for trial decision : April 20, 2014,

DHAKA Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia was given a short reprieve on Sunday, with a court postponing a decision on whether to halt her embezzlement trial that could see her jailed for life if convicted.

1 comment

Related Topix: Bangladesh, Asia, World News

The Daily Star

A Fearless Voice

Once there was a school boy who walked 10 km from his village Dharmapur to see Mahatma Gandhi in Noakhali.

Comment?

Related Topix: Bangladesh, World News, Journalism, Asia

The Daily Star

1 held with Rs 50 lakh at Dhaka Airport

Customs intelligence officials arrested one person and recovered Indian Rs 50 lakh from his possession at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the capital this morning.

3 comments

Related Topix: Bangladesh, Asia, World News

The Daily Star

Sheikh Russel release Maruful Haque

Sheikh Russel KC released their treble-winning coach Maruful Haque along with the entire coaching staff yesterday due to poor performance of the club during this season.

Comment?

Related Topix: Bangladesh, Asia, World News

The Daily Star

Cops acting on Siddique statement: DMP

Police consider all information provided by Abu Bakar Siddique very crucial to track down the abductors, DMP spokesperson Monirul Islam said at a press briefing in Dhaka Saturday.

Comment?

Related Topix: Bangladesh, World News

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Indian Express

BJP nominee to Modi critics: You will soon be in Pak, not India

Singh made these remarks at an election rally in Deoghar, Jharkhand on Friday in the presence of former BJP president Nitin Gadkari and Godda MP Nishikant Dubey.

Comment?

Related Topix: Bangladesh, World News, India,

Daily Mail

Primark soars after factory disaster fails to deter shoppers:...

Discount clothing chain Primark has pounced on one of the retail industry's top 'ethical' directors on the eve of the first anniversary of the Bangladeshi building collapse that killed 1,129 garment workers.

Comment?

Related Topix: Bangladesh, Asia, World News

The News Tribune

What hasn’t changed since the Bangladesh factory collapse

The hand of a garment worker is seen among the rubble of the collapsed Rana Plaza building in Savar, outside Dhaka, in this April 30, 2013 file picture.

Comment?

Related Topix: Bangladesh, World News, Asia

Nerve News

India-Bangladesh railway talks to commence Monday

The annual India-Bangladesh railway cooperation talks will commence Monday in Dhaka to discuss improvement in connectivity between the two neighbours, media reported Saturday.

Comment?

Related Topix: Bangladesh, Travel, Asia Travel, World News, Bangladesh Travel, Asia

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Asia News Network

DHAKA: Bangladeshi apparel makers seek policy support to relocate plants

Bangladeshi garment makers on Thursday sought policy support to immediately relocate their factories to purpose-made buildings to ensure workers' safety.

Comment?

Related Topix: Bangladesh, Asia, World News

Myrtle Beach Online

'Watermark' is an immersive experience in global water use

The clear liquid is as essential to human life as it is threatened, yet we don't seem to be able to do what it takes to make sure it stays available enough to keep us alive.

Comment?

Related Topix: Lone Pine, CA, Chinatown (Los Angeles, CA), Bangladesh, World News, Asia, Entertainment

Asia News Network

Bangladesh can eradicate extreme poverty by 2021, analysts say

Bangladesh has the capacity to eradicate extreme poverty by 2021, well before other countries in the subcontinent, analysts said Thursday.

Comment?

Related Topix: Bangladesh, Asia, World News

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Nation

BD files contempt case against British reporter

Bangladesh's war crime tribunal launched a contempt case Thursday against a Dhaka-based British journalist for allegedly criticising the court in his writings and questioning the death toll from the nation's 1971 independence war.

Comment?

Related Topix: Bangladesh, Asia, World News, Journalism

•••
•••
•••
•••
 
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••