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All United Kingdom visa applications submitted in Bangladesh will be assessed by the visa section at the British High Commission in New Delhi from October 1, according to a press release issued by the British High Commission in Dhaka yesterday.
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Work on the expansion of the Dhaka-Mymensingh highway into a dual carriageway results in a day-long traffic jam on Boilor intersection on the outskirts of Mymensingh town.
The flood control embankment in Rohodaha area in Sariakandi upazila of Bogra is on the verge of collapse due to constant onslaught by the river Jamuna.
A mobile court backed up by Rab raids a factory in Hazaribagh in the capital yesterday where leather strips, allegedly tainted with chromium, was being used for making poultry feed.
A training programme on filmmaking, titled "Stop Not Film Banao" was recently launched, targeting cultural and film clubs of various universities of Bangladesh, sponsored by "Stop Not", the popular snack brand from the house of Perfetti van Melle.
Roksana Begum, a homemaker from Uttara in Dhaka, hired a microbus and came to Tangail's Pathrail along with some relatives last week.
Vivek Sood, chief executive officer of Grameenphone, and Abrar A Anwar, acting chief executive of Standard Chartered Bangladesh, attend the signing of an agreement at a programme in Dhaka yesterday.
What if we say there might be a day in future when you can just drive to Brazil or the United States and you don't have to cross a sea? What if we say a time might come when there will be no separate continents called Asia or the Americas and the world map will have a supercontinent named Amasia? A cock-and-bull story? A madman's fantasy? Call it ... (more)
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has returned to Dhaka after her three-day visit to London to attend the first ever Girl Summit 2014.
Hundreds of rickshaws are stuck in a jam on Dhanmondi Road-1 in the capital. Every year this very street sees high number of the non-motorised vehicle ahead of Eid when the number of illegal rickshaws on city streets increases.
Potato exports saw a quantum leap in the recently concluded fiscal year, buoyed by higher shipments to Russia amid a tight supply from Pakistan and India to the global market, exporters said yesterday.
OK Mobile, a US-registered handset manufacturer which previously expanded to China, has launched a Bangladesh-based mobile device assembly business in collaboration with state-owned Telephone Shilpa Sangstha, the Dhaka Tribune reports.
Tarek Elba, chief executive of Lafarge Surma Cement, and Md Shahidullah, managing director of Metrocem Cement, attend the signing of an agreement at a programme on Tuesday.
Bangladesh has expressed displeasure over the world leaders' "indifference" to the Israeli aggression in Palestine and human disaster there and sought necessary steps to find a peaceful solution to the crisis.
When Popy Rani Das, 21, from the Kishoreganj district of central Bangladesh, fell in love with a local boy, her family was delighted - even more so when he asked her to marry him.
For better or for worse, the Dhaka film audience cannot get enough of MA Jalil Ananta's films.
Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 09:33 am
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