Thursday, 25 Apr, 2024

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Malaysia follows IBS for building construction

FROM KUALA LUMPUR: The whole Malaysia has been developed through Industrialized Building System (IBS). This system is being practiced since long ago in this South East Asian country. The buildings in several areas of the country including Petronius Twin Towers have grown up following

This City is for birds!

SINGAPORE: The sky is getting closer day by day. It is not possible to fly in the sky as they want. With the bend, the hinges are flying to the sky. They make their nest in the tiny roads with lot of passion.    Their game is limited in the city, they look for sky. The Little

Banglanews reporter gets Asia Journalism fellowship 2017

DHAKA: Mazedul Nayan, special correspondent of country’s leading online news-portal Banglanews, has received Asia Journalism Fellowship 2017 for his outstanding works in professional journalism. A total of 16 journalists including Nayan from 13 Asian countries will join the

Delhi to receive Hasina with great honor

DHAKA: Prime Minister Shiekh Hasina is expected to go on a four-day state visit to the neighboring India on April 7. The Premier has not visited India on a state tour since her last visit in 2010. In the meantimes, few attempts were taken to arrange a visit, however, the process ended in

Bandarban tourism handbook needed

BANDARBAN: Sadar upazila nirbahi officer (UNO) Sujan Chowdhury said a handbook on Bandarban tourism is essential to attract more visitors. He also opined that many tourists come here but there is no handbook or brochure to help them. “Such a handbook is needed for the convenience

80pc tourist spots in Bandarban undiscovered

BANDARBAN: Chittagong University (CU) geography and environment science department Professor Mohammad Mohibullah commented that about 80 percent tourist spots in Bandarban district have not been discovered. “We should find out them,” he added. Mohibullah opined that tourism

Bandarban administration cordial to develop tourism

BANDARBAN: Bandarban deputy commissioner Dilip Kumar Banik said his administration is cordial for the development of tourism in the area. Most of the tourism related establishments in Bandarban were set up by the district administration, he added. Dilip Kumar Banik was addressing a

Banglanews discussion on CHT Tourism begins in Bandarban

BANDARBAN: Country’s leading online news portal has begun the much awaited discussion over the prospect of tourism in Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) at Bandarban deputy commissioner’s conference room on Friday morning (October 21). Editor-in-Chief

Bandarban DC, a trader of love

FROM MEGHLA TOURISM COMPLEX (BANDARBAN): I got surprised to see the writings on the main gate of ‘Meghla, service oriented tourism center’. How tourism center can be service oriented! I asked this question to Bandarban deputy commissioner (DC) Dilip Kumar Banik. He said that the

Tourists are ‘gods’ to us

FROM BANDARBAN: Tourists are respected as ‘gods’ to us. So, we try to entertain them with due hospitality when they come to Chittagong Hill Tracks (CHT) districts. “We are working to increase awareness among all of our stakeholders,” said Bandarban District Council chairman Kya

Prantik Lake unifies Tagore-Nazrul-Sukanta-Lalon

BANDARBAN: At a glimpse travelers will see palm, tomal bush and saal-pial forest, then the mahua forest. From then, start the rows of red shimul, fire colored palash trees. Next sheuli, kamini, hasna hena and garden of rangon flowers will welcome them. This mind soothing beauty can

Chimbuk ready to attract more tourists

BACK FROM CHIMBUK HILL (BANDARBAN): It is called mountain which is a heap of rocks but there may be controversy about how much it should be above the sea level. However, in a plain land in Bangladesh we are to admit that if it is 2,000 feet above the sea-level it is called hill.

Longadu charms can beat Europe-America

RANGAMATI: I never conceived that the morning will be so pleasant. In the early autumn morning I went to Reserve Bazar launch-ghat from cantonment area. Steamer MV Shamim with the capacity of carrying 200 passengers was waiting for leaving the terminal. At the strong siren banged by

God’s Pond on hills

BACK FROM GOD’S POND (MAHALCHHARI): As soon as we crossed the river Noonchhari, we had to start climbing stairs. Thick bush on both sides was visible. In the center wide stairs were keeping similarity with the hill. We took the chance of taking rest on the wide landing after

Tourism sinks along with Hanging Bridge

BACK FROM THE HANGING BRIDGE (RANGAMATI): The ‘hanging bridge’ on Kaptai Lake is now under three feet water. No tourist could touch their feet on the deck of the hanging bridge. Actually due to ‘wrong design’ the ‘symbol of Rangamati’ is giving a ‘price’. The design was

Countrywide green Malta revolution from CHT

FROM KHAGRACHARI: The green Malta (BARI-1) of the hill region has created revolution both in the plain land and hill region. Now, people do not like the formalin-mixed imported Malta rather the local green Malta enriched with vitamin ‘C’ is very much tasty. This great job was

Pvt investment vital for tourism: DC Rangamati

RANGAMATI: Rangamati deputy commissioner (DC) M Shamsul Arefin underscored the need for more private investment to develop tourism here in Rangamti district, one of the most treasured tourist spots of the country. He further said tourism has developed a lot here in Rangamati but there

'Coordinated efforts essential for CHT tourism'

KHAGRACHHARI: Deputy Commissioner (DC) of Khagrachhari district opined that coordinated efforts are essential in flourishing tourism in Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) areas. DC Muhammad Wahiduzzuman also put emphasis on formation of a committee involving people of all professional groups

Alamgir Hossain for placing complete proposal on Tourism

TEA HEAVEN RESORT (SREEMANGAL): Banglanews Editor-in-Chief Alamgir Hossain, at a discussion, expressed his willingness to submit a full set of recommendation on tourism sector to help the ministry concerned make its tasks easier. He was delivering welcome speech at a special discussion

Matin Uddin museum resourceful but ignored

FROM SYLHET: It is all about the Bhasha Sainik Matin Uddin Ahmed Museum of Sylhet which exhibits an antique collection including of clocks, gold coins, relics and inscriptions. Despite the invaluable collection, the museum lacks attention of visitors. There is a clock in the museum

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