Govt, people face hard time: Aziz
Both the government and the masses are passing through difficult times
with prices of essential items spiralling, conceded finance and
planning adviser AB Mirza Azizul Islam, but failed to find a quick...
Tk 700 crore from UK to teach Bangladeshis to speak better English
The British government will provide 50 million pounds sterling,
equivalent to around Tk 700 crore, for developing English language
skills in Bangladesh. A
Call for telling the tales of 1971
Writers and freedom-fighters at a function in Dhaka on Thursday said
the stories of Bangladesh’s War of Independence in 1971 should be told
and broadcast widely to remind the older generation and apprise the
Dhaka seeks sectoral exemption in immigration to UK
Dhaka on Thursday hoped that Britain would respond positively to its
request for ‘sectoral exemption’ in the point-based immigration policy
to allow Bangladeshi chefs to work in curry restaurants in the...
Eid-e-Miladunnabi, marking the birth and death of Prophet Hazrat
Muhammad, will be observed today across the country as elsewhere in the
Muslim world with due religious fervour. On
this day, the 12th of Rabiul Awal of...
Khaleda declines to be voter being in jail
The BNP chairperson, Khaleda Zia, declined to register as a voter in
protest against her ‘illegal detention’, her attorneys quoted her as
saying on Thursday. She expressed deep concern at the...
Truth Commission to be formed in a month
The military-backed government is seriously considering the formation
of a National Security Council and is determined to set up the
much-talked-about Truth and Accountability Commission within a month to
avoid the lengthy...
Dhaka, Delhi set to sign train service deal next week
Bangladesh and India are set to sign a supplementary deal next week on
the commissioning of the Maitree Express, cross-border passenger train
service between the two next-door neighbours, by Pahela...
37 animals from SA to join Dhaka Zoo
Dhaka Zoological Garden, popularly known as Dhaka Zoo, will bring 37
new animals from South Africa and will put them on display for visitors
from May, officials said. The
new arrivals include giraffe, zebra,...
West Bengal clinch Women’s abaddi title West Bengal clinched the title of the
Fresh Independence and National Day Women’s Kabaddi Championship
beating Japan by 17-12 points with one credible ‘lona’ in the final at
the Outer Stadium Kabaddi Court on...
Japanese textile entrepreneursye JV in Bangladesh
The textile entrepreneurs of Japan are eying on joint-ventures in
Bangladesh for producing cloths and garment items considering the huge
potentials amid global competition, industry and diplomatic...
Teletalk to get new MD
The posts and telecommunications ministry has selected Mujibur Rahman,
general manager of the Bangladesh Telegraph and Telephone Board, as
managing director of the Teletalk Bangladesh Limited, a state-owned
The food prices have seen dramatic increase in the last 15 months. The wheat prices have nearly doubled while the overall food price have gone up by 75% since year 2000 according to the World Bank. As reported by...
Group will continue volunteer relief project for one more month in BangladeshCARLISLE, MA 03/20/08 – Hands On Disaster Response (HODR), a volunteer-driven 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization, recently announced the extension of Project Rayenda their volunteer project in...