In continuation of the process of easing Indian visas for Bangladeshis, a special facilitation was extended today to Freedom Fighters on tourist visa. Certified Freedom Fighters will be eligible for five-year multiple entry on tourist visas, the Indian High Commission in Dhaka said in a press release today.
Hillary Clinton's Department of State aides threatened a South Asian prime minister's son with an IRS audit in an attempt to stop a Bangladesh government investigation of a close friend and donor of Clinton's, The Daily Caller News Foundation's Investigative Group learned. A Bangladesh government commission was investigating multiple charges of financial mismanagement at Grameen Bank, beginning in May 2012.
The decision came a day after Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission confirmed that the radiation levels in the samples of water, dead fish and ducks collected from the flashflood-hit haor region were within the permissible limits and not alarming. Talking to The Daily Star, Mosharaf Hossain, deputy director of fisheries department of Sylhet division, said the decision of withdrawing the ban was effective yesterday.
China offered on Tuesday to help tackle a diplomatic row between Bangladesh and Myanmar over the flight of minority Rohingyas, two Bangladesh foreign ministry officials said. Men walk at a Rohingya village outside Maugndaw in Rakhine state, Myanmar October 27, 2016.
Fisheries department officials dumping lime water and chemicals onto Chhyar Beel to lower acidity and increase oxygen in the waterbody in Netrokona's Khaliajuri upazila yesterday. The department says, over 500 tonnes of fish have died in different haors of the upazila following the recent flashfloods in Sylhet.
Dhaka, April 20 Saudi Arabia has agreed to donate $118 million to set up 560 model mosques across Bangladesh, a media report said on Thursday. The decision follows Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's last year vist to Saudi Arabia where she met King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, the Dhaka Tribune reported.
Dusit International, one of Thailand's foremost hotel and property development companies, is set to expand its global footprint once again with the opening of DusitPrincess Dhaka, the company's first property in Bangladesh, under a long-term arrangement with a subsidiary of Lakeshore Hotels Limited. As the capital and largest city of Bangladesh, now the second-fastest growing economy in the world, Dhaka is home to thousands of businesses and has one of the largest concentrations of multinational companies in South Asia.
Dhaka North City Corporation is briefing Russian Ambassador to Bangladesh Alexander I. Ignatov of a drive to freed up the pavement in front of the Russian Embassy on April 20, 2017. Photo: Prabir Das Dhaka North City Corporation authorities are conducting a drive to clear footpaths in front of Russian and Saudi embassies in Dhaka's Gulshan diplomatic zone.