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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today underscored the marine-based economic activities and management of sea and its resources through 'Blue Economy', saying such activities could create new horizon for the development of a coastal country like Bangladesh.
Day laborers struggle to navigate their boat due to water Hyacinth plants taking over the water's surface in the Buriganga River in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
IT is difficult to overemphasise the economic significance and opportunity for Bangladesh presented by the upcoming State Visit to Dhaka by Japanese PM Shinzo Abe on September 6 and 7. The Honourable PM Hasina concluded a successful trip to Japan in May and secured commitments from the Japanese Government for up to Y 600bn in economic assistance ... (more)
Islami Chhatra Shibir activists of Chittagong University unit allegedly blasted at least eight crude bombs at two railway stations this morning demanding reopening of the university's two dormitories.
This June 4, 2014 photo shows Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina chairing a regular meeting of the cabinet at Bangladesh Secretariat in the capital.
HONG KONG/SINGAPORE, August 31 Fitch Ratings has for the first time assigned international ratings to the Bangladesh sovereign and invites market participants to join a teleconference on Bangladesh's rating outlook at 4pm HK/Singapore on Wednesday, 3 September 2014.
What's the best way to dispose of an "old lady"? Should she be dumped on a beach and broken up by rough hands in terrible conditions or should she be taken in a more sedate fashion to a reputable place to be dismantled in an orderly fashion? The question is being debated in the shipping industry where an "old lady" is the usual term for a vessel ... (more)
As many as two lakh people enthusiastically watched a traditional boat race on the River Chitra under Narail municipality, on Saturday.
Through his spell with words, Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay, one of the most popular writers of Bangladesh and West Bengal , India, captivated his readers and fans who gathered at a bookshop in Chittagong city on Saturday evening, to listen to their favourite writer.
Two factions of Bangladesh Chhatra League threw chairs to each other following an altercation over seating arrangement just before its rally began at Suhrawardi Uddyan in Dhaka this afternoon.
Transport services in Bangladesh ground to a halt on Sunday as Islamists enforced a nationwide strike to protest at the murder of a television star who presented popular Islamic shows.
The mysterious murder of a liberal Islamic cleric and popular TV host in Bangladesh triggered an eight-hour nationwide strike today bringing the capital city to a standstill with most transport services off the road and schools shut.
The body of convicted war criminal Abdul Alim, who died of cancer yesterday, was handed over to his family members after his autopsy this afternoon.
Labor organizer Tuhin Chowdury got a call from a woman he knew only as "Lovely" in April 2013.
Dhaka: An elderly former Bangladesh minister who was sentenced to life in prison for war crimes during the 1971 independence struggle died on Saturday after a prolonged illness, an official said.
Dhaka will seek a specific time frame from Nay Pyi Taw for repatriation of over 30,000 Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh living in two refugee camps in Cox's Bazar during a foreign secretary level meeting in Dhaka today.
Updated: Tue Sep 02, 2014 12:59 am
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