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44 min ago | Marine News
Yesterday, 16th September 2014, Chirag Bahri, MPHRP's Regional Director for South Asia, attended a ceremonial event organised by the Ministry of Shipping, Bangladesh to facilitate financial help to the 7 Bangladeshi crew members of MV Albedo. The event was held at the Ministry of Shipping's office in Secretariat, Dhaka.
4 hrs ago | The Cricketer International
Bangladesh A 211 and 105 for 4 beat Zimbabwe A 206 and 108 by six wickets Scorecard Bangladesh A won the first unofficial Test against Zimbabwe A by six wickets at the Cox's Bazar Stadium on Wednesday. The home side rode on Saqlain Sajib 's record-breaking 15 wickets to win with two sessions to spare on the final day.
THIS week in The Netherlands, Bangladesh's little-known Urdu-speaking minority often referred to inaccurately as 'Biharis' will be centre stage at the world's first ever Global Forum on Statelessness. The conference, hosted by Tilburg University and the United Nations High Commissioner on Refugees , will hear how an innovative new program in Bangladesh is helping to turn the tide on years of discrimination and impoverishment.
Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus meets Jusuf Kalla, vice president-elect of Indonesia, at his residence in Jakarta on Sunday. Photo: Yunus Centre The newly elected Indonesian government was full of praise for Prof Muhammad Yunus's microcredit and social business concepts when the Nobel laureate toured the country earlier this week.
Tabibul Islam Babu is among those theatre activists who closely witnessed the evolution of Bangladeshi theatre and played active role in the movement. He has been involved with theatre since the 1960s when Bangladeshi theatre scene lacked an organised shape.
Hamtramck Police Chief Max Garbarino said he's "extremely" excited about a new venture his department is embarking upon to send officers to Bangladesh to train police there, while also learning about the culture though immersion. The only thing he's not excited about is the 20-hour overseas flight in coach, which he expects to be "brutal."
Workers dig graves during a mass burial of unidentified garment workers, who died in the collapse of the Rana Plaza building in Savar, in Dhaka, May 1, 2013. Workers dig graves during a mass burial of unidentified garment workers, who died in the collapse of the Rana Plaza building in Savar, in Dhaka, May 1, 2013.
Bangladesh's apex court will on Wednesday deliver final judgment on an appeal against the verdict of the International Crimes Tribunal -1 sentencing an Islamist party leader to death for war crimes including mass killings during the country's Liberation War 42 years ago. The ICT-1 pronounced the verdict in February last year on a crime against humanity case, awarding death sentence to the Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islmai party's Nayeb-e-Ameer Delwar Hossain Sayeedi, also a former member of parliament.
The High Court today directed the government to immediately stop cutting and destroying hills at Jhilonja Mouza in Cox's Bazar. In response to a writ petition, the court ordered the administration to take legal actions against the people who are responsible for damaging the hills.
Members of Bangladesh Navy seized 2,20,000 yaba tablets at the outer anchorage of Chittagong Port early yesterday. During a raid, an anti-smuggling team of the navy seized a fishing trawler, FV Saleha, and recovered the contraband pills from it, said team commander Md Jasimuzzaman.
When Brazil, the Philippines and the Caribbean countries have been supplying banana, a highly perishable fruit, to the other corners of the world, Bangladesh cannot do so even within its small boundaries without using toxic preservatives. Also, countries like the US, Canada, Brazil, China and Australia, which are much bigger than Bangladesh, ensure safe food for their people.
Bangladesh A 162 for 3 trail Zimbabwe A 206 by 44 runs Scorecard Bangladesh A took their time against Zimbabwe A on the second day of the first unofficial Test in Cox's Bazar. At stumps, they were 162 for 3 on a day when nearly two hours of play was lost to rain.
Just three days in the countdown to his grand show, internationally acclaimed dancer/choreographer Akram Khan, at a press conference, said, "DESH belongs to Bangladesh." A press conference focusing on DESH was held yesterday at Bengal Shilpalaya in Dhanmondi, Dhaka.
BNP leader Rizvi Ahmed today came down heavily upon Moudud Ahmed for his new book in which he said party chief Khaleda Zia was mainly busy to save her two sons during the army-backed caretaker government. Terming Moudud as a leader who "somersaults and breaks away from the party," Rizvi said a book of a man without ideology would not carry any value to them.
The High Court today directed the government to stop the plying of illegal three-wheelers on the highways of five southern districts within 72 hours. Deputy commissioners and superintendents of police of Barisal, Khulna, Madaripur, Faridpur and Rajbari have been asked to comply with the order and submit a report before it by two weeks.
Tonight at 9pm on NTV, the final audition round of the Rupchanda-Star Lifestyle Super Chef will be televised. The audition rounds have already spanned across the country, visiting the cities of Rajshahi, Khulna, Sylhet, Barisal and Chittagong, before arriving in the capital.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 08:59 am
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