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3 hrs ago | The Daily Star
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.
7 hrs ago | The Cricketer International
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.
11 hrs ago | The Daily Star
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.
15 hrs ago | The Daily Star
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.
17 hrs ago | The Daily Star
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.
A backstage workshop was held on September 13 on internationally-famed choreographer-performer Akram Khan's production "DESH". Sander Loonen, technical director of "DESH" conducted the workshop at the Seminar Room of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, which saw participation by 20 participants from theatre arena.
A Dhaka court yesterday issued an arrest warrant for BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on charges of assaulting police and torching vehicles during an opposition blockade in 2012. Metropolitan Magistrate Md Yunus Khan passed the order after accepting the chargesheet in the case.
A bulldozer is seen demolishing illegal structures set up along rail tracks at Moghbazar in Dhaka Sunday. Photo: TV grab The operation officer of Dhaka Railway, Rafiqul Islam, with the help of police and railway staff started demolishing the illegal structures around 9:00am.
It could not be possible for miscreants to attack Prof Mahbubullah, a pro-BNP former teacher of Dhaka University, without signals from the government, Supreme Court Bar Association President Khandaker Mahbub Hossain today alleged. "We think Mahbubullah came under attack as he made comments against the government in television talk shows," he said while speaking at a protest programme at the SCBA auditorium this afternoon.
Bangladesh's highest court on Sunday rejected appeals by opposition leader Khaleda Zia, clearing the way for her to stand trial on embezzlement charges that could see her jailed for life. File photo: Bangladesh's opposition leader and Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia in Dhaka.
A three-day international conference begins in Dhaka today aiming primarily to assess the progress in doubling the tiger population by 2022 as per the Global Tiger Recovery Program which was initiated in 2010. Around 140 representatives from 20 countries, including the 13 inhabited by tigers, are attending the 2nd Global Tiger Stocktaking Conference-2014, being organised by Bangladesh Forest Department and the Ministry of Environment and Forests at Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel.
Equipped with unfit gear for detecting formalin in food items, law enforcers embarked upon a massive drive in June and destroyed mainly truckloads of fruits, achieving next to nothing. Photo: File Confusion reigns over the way formalin is detected and permissible level of the chemical in food, as adulteration goes on unabated with no food safety standards in place.
One of the most celebrated dance troupes in the world, the Akram Khan Company, is currently in Dhaka, news that will excite connoisseurs of performing arts greatly. The British Council, with help of the Bengal Foundation, is facilitating the 'homecoming' of world-renowned dancer-choreographer Akram Khan -- whose roots lie in Bangladesh.
In a bid to take bilateral relations to a new height through solving pending issues, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi will hold a crucial meeting in New York on September 27. Foreign Secretary Shahidul Haque today confirmed about the first-ever Hasina-Modi meeting since the BJP assumed power in May through overwhelming victory. He said the two prime ministers are expected to meet on September 27 on the sidelines of the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly .
Miscreants assault Prof Mahbub Ullah, a pro-BNP teacher of Dhaka University, on the Supreme Court premises in Dhaka on Saturday. Photo taken from Facebook/ Saleh Akon Unknown miscreants physically assaulted Prof Mahbub Ullah, a pro-BNP former teacher of Dhaka University, on the Supreme Court premises in Dhaka this afternoon.
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Saturday inaugurated the permanent secretariat of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation in Dhaka. The BIMSTEC, initiated to connect South Asian and Southeast Asian countries, comprises Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Thailand, Xinhua reported.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 07:29 pm
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