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UN Assistant Secretary-General Oscar Fernandez-Taranco yesterday expressed hope for a solution to the crisis over polls-time government but with four vital "ifs".
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Bangladeshi residents hold candles during a vigil for late South African leader Nelson Mandela in front of a poster bearing his image in Dhaka on December 9, 2013.
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A firefighter walks past burned vans after a fire at a 10-storey garment building at Konabari, Gazipur.
Malindo Air, which made its maiden flight just nine months ago in Malaysia, has managed to get its hands on some lucrative routes in the highly competitive airline industry of India.
Today South Asians will be celebrating the 29th Charter Day of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation .
Bangladesh's Jamaat-e-Islami leader Abdul Quader Molla in February after a war crimes tribunal sentenced him to life imprisonment.
Oscar Fernandez Taranco, UN assistant secretary general for political affairs, yesterday sought to know from Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina if there was any scope for deferring the polls date, to which Hasina said the Election Commission could decide that.
New Delhi, Dec. 7: The Indian Air Force will phase out its first supersonic fighter jet, the MiG-21FL, which will fly its last sortie over the Kalaikunda airforce station in Bengal next week.
Traffic in the capital and elsewhere went haywire yesterday as people, who had been restricted from their usual lifestyle due to the six-day blockade last week, poured out from their homes to attend to their commitments and necessities and reach their destinations before the fresh spell of 72-hour blockade beginning this morning.
The latest faultline to surface in Bangladesh's fractious politics is on the modalities of conducting the next general elections, scheduled to be held on January 5, 2014.
While the world remains fixated on anti-government demonstrations in Kiev and Bangkok, perhaps the most intractable political standoff of the past weeks is also the one getting the least attention.
Dhaka, Dec 6 : Bangladesh has declared a three-day state mourning from Saturday to pay tribute to former South African president Nelson Mandela, who passed away Thursday night.
A year ago, Kalpona Akter stood inside a still-smouldering garment factory on the outskirts of Dhaka, looking for clues amid a scene of horror.
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SAD STATE: A survivor of Rana Plaza garment factory building collapse in April, marches during a demonstration near Dhaka on November 24, demanding compensation and punishment for factory owners To an Indian who grew up in the 1970s and '80s, the sights of Dhaka, seem to belong to a past that Indian metropolises have mostly outgrown: exuberantly ... (more)