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3 hrs ago | The Daily Star
Kankan Das is one of the most prominent names in Chittagong's theatre arena. In a career spanning 25 years, she has given innumerable memorable performances in some of the biggest plays to be produced from the port city.
7 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes
Col. Mohammad Tawhid-Ul-Islam of the Bangladesh Armed Forces Division delivers a presentation on the Dhaka City Earthquake Contingency Response Plan on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, the opening day of the Pacific Resilience Disaster Relief Exercise and Exchange in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
11 hrs ago | CPJ Press Freedom Online
Bangladeshi authorities should immediately release the editor of a daily newspaper who has been held for two days without charge, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.
13 hrs ago | The Daily Star
India's popular Bajaj motorcycles will be manufactured in Bangladesh from June next year, a move touted to make the brand's vehicles 30 percent cheaper.
17 hrs ago | Iol.co.za
A Bangladesh court on Thursday charged 13 Islamists with murder over a 2001 bomb blast at a political rally in Dhaka that left five people dead.
19 hrs ago | Newkerala.com
If Indians want to make their country a clean and healthy place, then they should learn from the Khasi tribesmen of Meghalaya's Mawlynnong village, says tourist Michael Dough.
PETALING JAYA: The remains of the three Bangladesh nationals, who died when an MRT concrete span fell on them on Monday, will be flown back to their home country today.
The Jehovah's Witnesses' move is part of a month-long global campaign to publicise their new tract and website Householders in Belfast have been surprised to answer a knock on the door and be offered religious tracts in Gaeilge and English.
The greatest playwright must be a poet. William Shakespeare and Rabindranath Tagore are scintillating examples of this adage.
John Anyon 19/8/14 3414678601 Co-owners of the new Delhi Spice Balti House on the Tything, Shiraj Miah and Khalad Khan are donating 1 from each bill paid in the restaurant to the charity Fresh Water Appeal that helps people in Bangladesh OWNERS of a new restaurant in Worcester are hoping their customers will support them to raise money for their ... (more)
In 1808, Charles D'Oyly, Collector of Dhaka, wrote to Warren Hastings, "I shall offer you as companions, a few of the ruins of the city of Dacca which are exquisite for their magnificent elegance " About a hundred years of British rule by the East India Company saw many European painters finding their way to India.
Bangladesh could lose more than 9 per cent of its gross domestic product by the end of this century due to the impact of climate change, says the Asian Development Bank.
In just three days beginning Friday, Teknaf in the southern part of Bangladsh has experienced 482 millimetres of rain, exceeding what is usual for the whole of August.
Manish Pandey, director of Swisscontact's South Asia regional office, speaks at a conference organised by the SkillFUL project team at The Daily Star Centre in Dhaka yesterday.
ARCHIVE PHOTO: Members of Magic Movement, a group of young Bangladeshis, stage a mock execution scene in protest of Saudi Arabia beheading of eight Bangladeshi workers in front of National Museum in Dhaka October 15, 2011.
They had known each other since childhood. They went to school together, grew up together as friends.
Bangladesh is willing to join the newly-formed BRICS Bank though the multilateral development bank is yet decide on whether it would include any country outside the five founder nations.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 09:56 pm
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