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Illegal filling of a water body, popularly known as 'Jorapukur', of Bangladesh Railway at Neamatpur in Saidpur upazila of Nilphamari goes on, ignoring a legal notice served by the authorities concerned, inset, foundation of a boundary wall of a proposed Eidgah laid by the lawmaker on the filled up water body on Monday.
It is now the time of the year when the Bangladesh Bank announces the next six monthly monetary policy stance.
Tarek Elba, chief executive of Lafarge Surma Cement, and Md Shahidullah, managing director of Metrocem Cement, attend the signing of an agreement at a programme on Tuesday.
A seven-hour-long strike by staffers of Bangladesh national carrier Biman Bangladesh left around 3,000 passengers stuck at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Wednesday morning.
Four NGO officials died in a fatal road mishap at Jokarchar point of Kalihati upazila in Tangail under Dhaka-Tangail highway.
Fatema,15, sits on the bed at her home in Khulna, Bangladesh, weeks after local child protection committee members and law enforcement agencies saved her from marriage.
Tangelo, Ugli, Rangpur Fruit, Pluot, and Yuzu. All are hybrid fruits and most are fruits that American consumers have rarely seen.
The High Court yesterday granted anticipatory bail for four weeks to Prof Naiyyum Choudhury, former chairman of Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission, in a case, which the professor said was lodged to defame him.
Voicing his government's firm confidence in the present Awami League government, British Prime Minister David Cameron yesterday said they would work together with Bangladesh for ensuring its socioeconomic development.
BNP's new Dhaka city chief Mirza Abbas today said the Awami League government has no reason to get feared of opposition's movement as what he said the anti-government agitation would be "peaceful and democratic".
DHAKA: A court on Tuesday sentenced three Bangladeshis to jail for making and selling a toxic paracetamol syrup that doctors say killed hundreds of children in the 1990s, a prosecutor said.
The target for farm loan disbursement goes up 6.54 percent year-on-year to Tk 15,550 crore in the current fiscal year.
Monica Jehan Bose aims at capturing attention for a cause. Bangladeshis have seen Bose's skill and motivational art earlier at the Alliance Francaise-- where she presented her symbolic work.
GOLAM Mostaqim, a former secretary to the Government of Bangladesh passed away on July 11. He was 61. Mostaqim was extremely accessible, friendly, candid, honest, and unpretentious.
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The recent violent attack on Urdu-speaking Biharis in the Bangladeshi capital highlights this minority's ongoing protection needs: Community leaders allege political collusion in the attack.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 06:26 am
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