Similarities between political trajectories of Nepal and Pakistan after 1960s have been striking.
A ship is seen from the shore of the Bay of Bengal before Cyclone Mahasen approaches in Chittagong, Bangladesh, on May 16, 2013.
Around 1.12 billion Bangladeshi taka is being transacted through mobile banking services in Bangladesh every day on an average, helping the economy grow further by transferring money from urban to rural areas, Bangladesh Bank Governor Atiur Rahman said yesterday.
Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy R. Sherman will travel to Indonesia, India, and Bangladesh from May 21 to May 28.
Sandy Valdiviseo and her husband Triet Vo were intending to fly from Los Angeles to Dakar in Senegal with Turkish Airlines.
Agartala, May 18 : Due to lack of funds, several national railway projects in southern Assam, Tripura and other northeastern states would be delayed by a year, an official said here Saturday.
A Bangladesh court on Sunday banned the owner of a garment factory that was destroyed in a fire in November from leaving the country as anger builds up over a string of deadly incidents in which thousands have died.
Until the fire in Dacca that killed more than 1,000 workers, I didn't give much thought to the origins of the apparel I put on my body.
The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association and Chittagong Development Authority have started joint inspection of readymade garment manufacturing units in Chittagong region.
More than 940 readymade garment factories in Bangladesh, which have been declared as defective and risky, have been asked to quickly get the faults repaired, Commerce Minister of Bangladesh, Ghulam Mohammed Quader, has said.
Thousands of people in several coastal districts have no roof over their heads as their Mahasen nightmare continues.
Hundreds people lost their lives when an eight-story building outside Dhaka, Bangladesh, collapsed on 24 April, 2013, trapping thousands of mostly garment workers inside.
Ranjana Akhter, 35, holds a picture of her missing daughter Sheuli, 20, while standing opposite the ruins of Rana Plaza where Sheuli worked.
SECRETARY KERRY: Good afternoon. I'm very happy to welcome Foreign Minister Dipu Moni from Bangladesh.
When NASA's TRMM satellite passed over Cyclone Mahasen on May 15 at 2133 UTC , the TRMM Microwave imager showed the heaviest rainfall was occurring in a band... NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission satellite known as TRMM measured Cyclone Mahasen's rainfall rates from space as it made landfall on May 16.
Agartala, May 16 : A high-level India-Bangladesh meeting on setting up of 'Border Haats' along the frontier in Tripura has been postponed due to cyclonic storm 'Mahasen', a state minister said here Thursday.