Slain girl Felani’s mother and five siblings were sent back to the country from India on Monday evening, over a month after the teenager met her tragic end in BSF shooting on the frontier.
Western Marine Shipyard Limited, country’s top shipbuilding institution, is going to export a passenger ferry to Denmark to open a new horizon in external trade.
To celebrate Rabindranath Tagore’s 150th birth anniversary with cultural carnivals round a year, Indo-Bangla joint preparations are going full steam ahead.
Even as Bangladesh security forces sent back two top United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) leaders through the Indo-Bangla border in Meghalaya, there were chances of talks between ULFA and Indian authorities for a negotiated end to the outfit’s separatist campaign.
The inflow of remittances into the country marked a significant downturn due mainly to fall in manpower export and retrenchment of foreign workers in different countries.
The cabinet Wednesday approved the draft of the submission of claim to the United Nations on the basis of equity on its territorial waters on the outer continental shelf in the Bay of Bengal, stretching over 460 nautical miles from the coast, within February.
Bangladesh is going to submit to the UN claim to its territorial waters on the outer continental shelf in the Bay of Bengal stretching over 460 nautical miles from the coast within February, well before the 26 July 2011 deadline for initiating the dispute–resolution move.
Nobel-laureate economist Dr Amartya Sen arrives here Monday for a three-day visit on a special invitation from Bangla Academy to join its commemorative function on the language martyrs.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday night was presented with the `Global Diversity` award in London in recognition of her contribution to world peace, democracy, development and Human rights.
Grameen Bank founder Dr Muhammad Yunus will appear before the Food Court of Dhaka City Corporation (DCC) Thursday in a case filed against adulteration of Grameen Danone Food’s dairy product ‘Shoktidoi’ or energy yogurt.
The confrontation between the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Jammu and Kashmir government is growing, reaching a crisis proportion during a campaign trail kicked off by the nationalist politicians.
Mamata Banerjee, India’s Railway Minister and founder-president of Trinamool Congress of West Bengal, would pay a special tribute to Nobel-laureate poet Rabindranath Tagore on the occasion of celebration of his 150th birth anniversary this year.
Sub-regional grouping BIMSTEC is being headquartered in Dhaka as a latest meeting decided that its permanent secretariat would be set up in the capital of Bangladesh.
Bangladesh Sunday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the State of Qatar to import Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) from the gulf country trying to meet a growing demand for gas.
A two-day home secretary-level meeting between Bangladesh and neighboring India begins here on January 19 with a number of major issues on the table, including shooting-on-sight incidents on the frontier.
A revised project on the Padma multipurpose bridge was approved by the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) Tuesday, with a huge amount of cost overrun.
A revised project on the Padma multipurpose bridge will be placed in the next meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC), with a huge amount of cost overrun.
Bhutanese Prime Minister Jigme Y Thinle arrives here on Monday noon on a five-day state visit for talks with Bangladesh leaders on some major bilateral issues—ranging from trade and transit to tourism.
Bangladesh is ready to avail the opportunity of getting access to the market of 20 billion jute-bags per year in Italy following a ban on plastic bags, effective from the first day of 2011, under the country’s environmental law.
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.