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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.
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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.
At least 11 people were killed and 20 injured Friday when an iout-of-control bus ran over pedestrians and then fell into a roadside ditch in Bangladesh.
Nearly one-third of Bangladeshi youths are either unemployed or underemployed, leaving a large chunk of potential labour of the developing country unutilised or underutilised.
The government has prohibited marriages between Rohingya refugees and Bangladeshis, considering that such marriages create social and cultural problems and force it to give citizenship to refugees.
New Delhi, July 10: The budget outlay for the Union home ministry is up by almost a fourth, with the sharpest hike relating to border projects such as the fencing of the Bangladesh border.
The National Board of Revenue will collect an additional Tk 4,000 crore from the rich this fiscal year by applying some special measures.
Mother, baby and children's goods retailer Mothercare has appointed interim chief executive Mark Newton-Jones as its group CEO.
Prominent jatra artiste Jyosna Chakraborty has a stage career that spans 52 years.
A court here has again deferred the recording of testimony in the Zia Orphanage Trust and Zia Charitable Trust graft cases against BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia.
Updated: Sat Jul 12, 2014 04:52 am
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