Local administration along with different governmental and non-governmental organizations and persons has taken initiatives to renovate the damaged houses and temples of the Buddhist community at Ramu upazila of the district with financial aids.
A military dictatorship ruled Argentina from 1976 to 1983. During this time, 30,000 people were abducted, put into torture camps and killed--left-wing activists, trade unionists, human rights lawyers and opponents of the regime.
Foreign Minister Dr Dipu Moni Thursday said Ramu violence has marked a breach in our seamless tradition of preserving equal space for all religious communities to practice their faiths peacefully and free from any interference or fear.
After months of negotiations and investing in consultancy fees and feasibility studies over Bangladesh’s controversial Padma Multipurpose Bridge, Malaysia may potentially face a raw deal or be at a losing end over the project.
The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) is set to hold a meeting with a World Bank (WB) delegation over the alleged corruption in appointing consultant for Padma Bridge Project this week.
The Department of Environment (DoE) has raised allegation against Bangladesh Steel Re-rolling Mills (BSRM) for cutting hills in Mastannagar area under Mirsarai upazila in the district.
US ambassador to Dhaka Dan W Mozena, while visiting the East-West media house at Bashundhara residential area on Monday, termed Bangladesh ‘the next Asian tiger’.
Notable economist Professor Dr. Abul Barakat said that, ‘Emeritus chair will be befitting and dignified for Nobel Laureate and founder of Grameen Bank Dr. Md. Yunus.
The country representative of Water Aid, Bangladesh is Dr Khairul Islam. He is known as one of the public health experts in Bangladesh. He started his carrier as a member of health division of the planning commission. Next he worked in the NGOs of country and abroad.
India sought assistance of Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad and leaders like him to ‘calm down’ the BNP-Jamaat alliance diplomatically.
Many think that a complex situation is going to be created in constituting a Trustee Board over the properties of late Humayun Ahmed. So far the stand of the writer’s wife Meher Afroz and the legal position is quite contradictory.
Managing Director of Probashi Kalyan Bank CM Koyes Sami claimed that he was not involved in any irregularity or corruption of Oriental Bank.
Doubts galore on Shanta Group of Dhaka EPZ garments industry for the killing of much-talked-about labour leader Aminul Islam.
Defying the order of the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina land acquisition is going on at Anwara in Chittagong to set up coal fired power station.
Out of 365 days in a year, International School Dhaka (ISD) remains closed for 182 days, while a grade-12 student has to spend more than Taka 2 million annually.
The demand of LP gas in the country climbed up by 66 percent amounting around 500,000 metric tonnes during fiscal year 2011-12.
Asian-Americans for the first time have surpassed Hispanics as the fastest-growing immigrant group in the United States.
The Economist received the following letter from the government of Bangladesh in response to two recent articles:
The voting to select the best photographs of Banglanews-Walton Photography Competition began Wednesday.
The Senior lawyers of the Supreme Court have sought harmony between the High Court and Jatiya Sangsad as both are essential for the country.
Allegations of crimes against humanity during the war of liberation are historical and it would be proved on the basis of historic evidences, not on lawyers` rhetoric, said attorney general (AG) Mahbube Alam.
Environment and Forests Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud inaugurated the Butterfly Research Park in the National Park of the district on Friday afternoon.
With confidence in author Humayun Ahmed, Attorney General Mahbue Alam expressed his hope that Humayun will portray the real picture of the most tragic event of Bangladesh history, the killing of father of the nation along with his family members, in a proper way.