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Bangladesh could lose more than 9 per cent of its gross domestic product by the end of this century due to the impact of climate change, says the Asian Development Bank.
In just three days beginning Friday, Teknaf in the southern part of Bangladsh has experienced 482 millimetres of rain, exceeding what is usual for the whole of August.
Birshreshtho Mostafa Kamal Launch Terminal in Daulatkhan upazila under the district is in dire need of repair as around 1500 passengers daily use it for going to and from different areas including Dkaka and Noakhali.
ARCHIVE PHOTO: Members of Magic Movement, a group of young Bangladeshis, stage a mock execution scene in protest of Saudi Arabia beheading of eight Bangladeshi workers in front of National Museum in Dhaka October 15, 2011.
Dhaka has been ranked as the second least liveable city among the world's 140 cities in this year's Global Liveability Index released by the Economist Intelligence Unit.
Manish Pandey, director of Swisscontact's South Asia regional office, speaks at a conference organised by the SkillFUL project team at The Daily Star Centre in Dhaka yesterday.
In 1808, Charles D'Oyly, Collector of Dhaka, wrote to Warren Hastings, "I shall offer you as companions, a few of the ruins of the city of Dacca which are exquisite for their magnificent elegance " About a hundred years of British rule by the East India Company saw many European painters finding their way to India.
Buildings damaged during battles between Syrian troops and rebels stand along an empty street in Mliha, some 10 kilometers southeast of downtown Damascus, Syria August 15, 2014.
The Chittagong Stock Exchange yesterday urged the regulator to introduce merit-based initial public offering , as weak companies can enter the market through the existing disclosure-based method.
Melbourne has retained its status as the world's most liveable city for a fourth consecutive year, outscoring three other Australian cities in the top 10. The Economist Intelligence Unit's Global Liveability Index found Melbourne to be ahead of 139 other cities, with the city scoring well across a range of criteria, including health care, culture ... (more)
Homes go under water at Belka of Sundarganj upazila in Gaibandha as floods grip the north.
The recent Tripura Conclave calls for a greater role of the states in Indian foreign policy, but as responsible stakeholders, writes Subir Bhaumik Personnel of the Border Security Force and Border Guard Bangladesh greet each other on the occasion of Id-ul-Fitr in Agartala In the last few years, India has been witness to many tussles between the ... (more)
EVEN though forty two years have passed since Biman Bangladesh Airlines started operations, it is still performing very poorly.
Marking the 65th birth anniversary of Natyacharya Selim Al Deen, different theatre troupes and organisations arranged a large array of programmes at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy .
With an aim to increasing manpower export to Malaysia under the government to government arrangements, Bangladeshi and Malaysian officials will hold a meeting today in Dhaka, in which they will assess the achievements and failures of the G-to-G system, said officials.
The government has started a journey towards a one-party rule by giving approval to the sixteenth amendment to the constitution which would restore the parliament's authority to impeach Supreme Court judges, a top BNP leader said today.
There is no reason for the Supreme Court judges to be panicked if the parliament gets the authority to impeach the judges for their misconduct or incapacity, Bangladesh Law Commission Chairman Justice ABM Khairul Haque said today.
Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 01:32 am
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