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  1. From April 1 experience some new railways rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Merinews

    From April 1st onwards the new IRCTC rules will be coming into effect. Now a train ticket can be booked in 120 days in advance, but with the condition of booking of one ticket per login.


  2. Busy days ahead for TigersRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    The World Cup may now be over, but the excitement will continue for Bangladesh's cricket fans. Despite having spent a vigorous two months down under, the cricketers will barely get a break since they have a host of assignments coming up.


  3. Second Blogger Hacked To Death In BangladeshRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | LBC 97.3

    Washiqur Rahman, 26, was attacked with meat cleavers just metres from his home in the capital Dhaka, according to police official Biplob Kumar Sarker. Rahman was declared dead at a hospital shortly after being attacked in the city's Tejgaon area, the officer said.


  4. Injury hit India get ready for test against UzbekistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday |

    It's Mar 26 and it's Bangladesh's Independence Day. The sense of history, the two Countries being 'One' quite many years some back and yet so much inseparable even today despite the International boundary, strike you at every step.


  5. Man injured as dacoits loot tourists in BengalRead the original story

    Sunday |

    One person was injured while resisting a gang of dacoits, purportedly from Bangladesh, who attacked a tourist party in the remote Piyali island of the Sundarbans in West Bengal, police said on Sunday. The dacoits decamped with Rs.75,000 in cash, gold ornaments, mobile phones and other valuables on Saturday night from the spot, about 70 km from Kolkata in South 24 Parganas district.


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    Thursday Mar 26 | Al Bawaba

    Biman Bangladesh Airlines , the National flag carrier of Bangladesh, has announced that it will now be offering daily flights from Jeddah to Dhaka, Chittagong and Sylhet starting March 30, 2015. The additional flights will be on Sundays and Mondays, which will complement Biman's existing five weekly flights from Jeddah.


  7. A note from Simon DringRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Daily Star

    It was at this hour 44 years ago today that the first Pakistani army units began moving into Dhaka - and a night of unimaginable horror began to unfold. It was my chance and my privilege to have been able to document genocide against the Bengali people that would follow.


  8. RailYatri app adds Kolkata local trainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 |

    RailYatri on Tuesday launched the 1st pan-India app for local train commuters, covering local trains at the top 11 locations, including Kolkata, all across India. The app shows at any time the next local train to the traveler's home/office.


  9. Melbourne calling: Three reasons why you should visit itRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Indian Express

    There has been already so much written and pictured about this second most populous Australian metropolis that even if someone hasn't touched its shores yet, the cityscape and its attractions aren't unfamiliar to them. Though I am a Sydneysider, Melbourne is closer to my heart.


  10. Consultant set to become builderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Daily Star

    In complete violation of procurement rules, the government is going to award the construction of the Karnaphuli tunnel to the consulting firm of the project. Bangladesh Bridge Authority signed a Memorandum of Understanding with China Communications Construction Company in December, identifying it as the builder of the tunnel, which is likely to revolutionise communications in the Chittagong region.


  11. Alone behind enemy linesRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | The Telegraph

    Two Indians in Dhaka, one visiting relatives and the other working there, share with Metro their experience of watching Thursday's World Cup quarter-final in "enemy territory". Our family dinner at a Dhaka restaurant got cancelled because Bangladesh lost today.


  12. LFW Sr 2015: Gaurang Shah, Shruti Sancheti, Soumitra showcase collectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 |

    This season it was the divine tree in Hindu mythology that inspired Gaurang Shah's collection called "Kalpavriksha" at Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2015. Gaurang winner of many awards for his work with Indian textiles and khadi, once again revisited the humble 'fabric of freedom' with a representation of the 'Tree of Life' woven by the Jamdani weavers of Andhra Pradesh and Bangladesh.


  13. Solar Impulse flies over BangladeshRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | The Daily Star

    The world's only solar-powered aircraft Solar Impulse-2 was flying over Chittagong Hill tracts in Bangladesh on its way to Myanmar this afternoon, sources at the Swiss Embassy said. The Si2 entered Bangladesh air space around 1:30pm and crossed over Bangladesh around 3:00pm on its way to Mandalay in Myanmar after taking off from Varanasi in the morning.


  14. Pact ready for seamless transit of vehicles in 4 SAARC countriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | The Peninsula

    India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan are expected to implement a pact soon that will provide seamless transit of passenger and cargo vehicles among these four SAARC nations, the government said on Monday. The agreement, which is awaiting approvals from the respective local authorities before it is implemented later this year, has a provision for other four SAARC nations to join the framework.


  15. DHAKA: Bangladesh garment makers dreading order drought from JuneRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 15 | Asia News Network

    Garment makers are dreading a significant drop in work orders from June as retailers refuse to travel to Bangladesh for the political turmoil since January 6. The retailers or their representatives were due in January and February to have a look at the factories and put in work orders for the summer but they did not come, said Shahidullah Azim, vice-president of Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association. Although the internal situation like transportation of goods from factories to Chittagong port and from the port to the factories has improved, the retailers are still shying away from the country.


  16. Footwear of fabricRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | The Daily Star

    Having learnt the ropes at a very young age, M Fayaz Taher has been involved in his family business since he was 13. Fayaz, who had just stepped into his teens, helped his brothers in setting up a garment store -- Ferrland -- in Uttara and Fortuna Fried Chicken , which now has 10 outlets in the capital. While studying at American International School in Dhaka, he used to work at his family-run garment factory during his vacations.


  17. Japan keen to help Bangladesh moreRead the original story

    Friday Mar 13 | The Daily Star

    Japan is keen on providing Bangladesh with more financial assistance to help it step up the overall development and achieve the goal of becoming a middle-income country, officials of Japan International Cooperation Agency said in Tokyo recently. "But for this, Bangladesh has to ensure a peaceful climate for investment and economic growth," said Okuda Hisakatsu, deputy director of Jica's South Asia Department.


  18. Expatriates should get - life in Oman' lessonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Times of Oman

    In the statement, the official said that embassies should play a major role in educating their citizens and that the ministry is ready to co-operate with them. - Photo: Times file Muscat: Embassies should be educating expatriates about life and laws in Oman before they arrive here to start working, said the Ministry of Manpower .


  19. North Korean envoy apologizes after diplomat caught with undeclared goldRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 11 |

    The North Korean ambassador in Bangladesh issued an apology after one of the embassy's diplomats was caught carrying 27 kilograms of undeclared gold into the country's main airport in Dhaka, according to officials in Bangladesh. North Korean officials could not be reached for comment.


  20. English mince and MuithaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | The Telegraph

    Lawyer Mohammed Imran and wife Anika Shahid let out a scream of disbelief and broke into an impromptu jig in the lobby of their hotel as soon as a Rubel Hossain yorker dislodged James Anderson's stumps. Moments later, the Bangladeshi couple were distributing sweets among employees of the Free School Street hotel to celebrate the famous 15-run victory over England that took the Bangla Tigers to the World Cup quarter-finals for the first time.