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5 hrs ago | The Indian Express
An international tribunal's award last week on the maritime territorial dispute between India and Bangladesh and its acceptance by Delhi and Dhaka should set the stage for substantive regional maritime cooperation in the Bay of Bengal.
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9 hrs ago | The Nation
Onyx Hospitality Group, one of the biggest Thai hotel-management firms, plans to raise its presence among global players by operating 15 more hotels domestically and overseas over the next three years.
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Expressing her dissatisfaction over the slow pace of work regarding the country's first satellite, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday asked the officials concerned to take more prompt actions to launch Bangabandhu Satellite to orbit by March 2017.
17 hrs ago | The Daily Beast
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All the roads and highways of the country will be made fit for the smooth movement of vehicles by July 20 to ease the journey of homebound passengers ahead of Eid, Communications Minister Obaidul Quader said yesterday.
"Watermark," a documentary by Jennifer Baichwal and Edward Burtynsky, brings together stories from around the world about humankind's relationship with water.
Geographical Indicative Products Act 2013 was passed in the National Parliament in November 2013.
The government should develop rail and water ways sectors instead of only focusing on road communications in a bid to ensure overall development of the communications system, said environmentalists and right activists at a discussion yesterday.
As part of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy's annual drive to produce new plays countrywide, the Theatre and Drama Department of the Dhaka unit of BSA premiered their production "Badh" at the National Theatre Hall on Friday.
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The indigenous fish species, particularly the small ones, are facing extinction on the basin of the Old Brahmaputra River for a host of reasons, especially habitat loss, according to experts.
Grabbers have fenced off a section of the Turag river near Kamarpara on the outskirts of the capital and are filling it up with sand using dredgers.
Only last week a man in Dhaka found himself in the midst of some Brazilian fanatic fans, and he said out of jest, "Brazil Bhua ", an expression not taken seriously in our society.
For more than 14 years, Didar Islam lived the American dream working as an electrical engineer for top companies.
Israeli soldiers work on their Merkava tanks in an army deployment area near Israel's border with the Gaza Strip on July 11. Photo: Getty Images Bangladesh has strongly condemned the Israeli aggression and called for an immediate cessation of its atrocities on civilians in Gaza.
On a winter night in 1981, Momen left for Beirut. When I met him the day before, his 17-year-old eyes twinkled with the excitement of joining the Palestine Liberation Organisation .
Over a hundred Bangladeshi workers, who were reportedly deported by the Omani authorities, arrived at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the capital this morning.
Updated: Sun Jul 13, 2014 05:13 pm
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