Six years have gone by since double blowouts shook Tengratila gas-field, but the flora and fauna of the area still bear the burns while the affected community cry for compensation and rehabilitation.
The Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel, a premier five-star hotel in the country, is going to launch special offers under its ‘Explore Dhaka’ recipe on the occasion of the ICC World Cup Cricket-2011.
University-educated 100 young Bangladeshis would get jobs in Australia under ‘Works and Holiday’ visa per annum under a latest deal between the two countries.
The government is set to increase electricity price later this month, as packaging the hike through public hearings is at its height.
State Minister for Housing and Public Works Advocate Abdul Mannan Khan emphatically said that Bangabandhu International Airport would be built at Arial Beel during the tenure of the ruling government.
State minister for science and information communication technology Yeafesh Osman underscored the need for a change of the mentality of government officials before introducing e-governance in the public administration.
Teasing Eve was Satan’s mischief, which eventually led to man’s eternal fall. The ouster of Adam and Eve from heaven for eating the forbidden fruit brought forth all the woes upon mankind. Bangladesh now bears the brunt of the satanic act.
Indian Home Minister P Chidambaram Thursday invited Chief Minister of West Bengal Buddhadev Bhattacharjee to Delhi, at his earliest convenience, to discuss the subject of Naxalite violence and agree upon the way forward.
The government has decided not to give any new electricity connection during the current irrigation season, as power will flow into the fields across the country as a national priority for helping the farming of food crops.
Bangladesh is considering purchasing 200,000 tonnes of rice from Cambodia and has requested long-term land lease in the country for farming.
Foreign Minister Dr. Dipu Moni on Sunday midnight left for Cambodia on a two-day official visit aiming to strengthen diplomatic ties and boost trade and investment with the Southeast Asian country.
Foreign Minister Dr. Dipu Moni is scheduled to go on an official visit to Cambodia next week aiming to strengthen diplomatic ties and boost trade and investment with the Southeast Asian country.
Hyped as India`s ever-first live action 3D animation combination feature film Toonpur Ka Super hero is set to be released on December 24 in the UK and December 22 in Europe, sparking controversies in Bollywood.
Innovator of micro-credit Nobel laureate Dr Muhammad Yunus showed a documentary on a woman’s fortune at the awarding ceremony in Oslo of Norway on October 13 in 2006 narrating the success story of Grameen Bank that also shared the Nobel Peace Prize.
A nine-member Indian delegation arrives in Dhaka Sunday to discuss Indo-Bangla joint commemoration of the 150th birth anniversary of Nobel-laureate poet Rabindranath Tagore.
After exhibiting in 152 major cities across the globe, the next “Earth from Above” exposition is now set to be staged in Dhaka from 19th December 2010 to 19th February 2011 as part of a massive green campaign.
With the latest arrest of BNP leader Salahuddin Quader Chowdhury MP, the total arrest of BNP and Jamaat leaders rose to seven on the same charge of killing Faruq in arson attack on a car during the hartal on June 26.
Former State Minister for Home Affairs Lutfozzaman Babar admitted having conducted a lax investigation into two cases filed in connection with the sensational ten-truck arms haul and also having concealed the fact of instructions coming from the then government high-ups.
Politics has taken the front seat in the case of Afzal Guru who was found guilty of an attack on the Indian Parliament on December 13, 2001.
The government is going to raise the price of furnace oil to Tk 35 per litre from Tk 26, according to reliable sources. “Energy department has already approved the proposal for the price rise. The price-hike proposal would be sent to the Prime Minister within few days for approval,” said a competent source in of the department.
PalliPhone women in Chilmari who were once much spoken for their so-called poverty reduction efforts by selling units for Grameenphone are completely vanished as the hard fact is that today there is no longer any such woman in the entire area.
Grameen Bank, the leading organization for micro-credit programme in Bangladesh and global perspectives, was allegedly found at fault for never refunding insurance money to its clients.
The national flag carrier Bangladesh Shipping Corporation is learnt to have taken a surprise move to cover up recurrent losses, even in the fiscal year 2009-10, by adding up the interest on the corporation’s fixed deposit receipts (FDR) to its annual operational incomes.
The Norwegian government has the evidence that Dr. Muhammad Yunus’ Grameen Bank transferred a huge amount of donation to a fund that did not work in poverty alleviation, sources available here said.