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59 min ago | The Daily Star
Four NGO officials died in a fatal road mishap at Jokarchar point of Kalihati upazila in Tangail under Dhaka-Tangail highway.
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3 hrs ago | The Daily Star
BNP's new Dhaka city chief Mirza Abbas today said the Awami League government has no reason to get feared of opposition's movement as what he said the anti-government agitation would be "peaceful and democratic".
3 hrs ago | The Daily Star
Voicing his government's firm confidence in the present Awami League government, British Prime Minister David Cameron today said they would work together with Bangladesh for ensuring its socioeconomic development.
5 hrs ago | DNA India
Who knew a catchy political slogan could turn so quickly into a haunting nightmare for the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party.
8 hrs ago | The Peninsula
DHAKA: A court on Tuesday sentenced three Bangladeshis to jail for making and selling a toxic paracetamol syrup that doctors say killed hundreds of children in the 1990s, a prosecutor said.
9 hrs ago | The Daily Star
Bangladesh is full of unsung heroes -- but few remain as unrecognised as Dhaka Shishu Hospital's kidney specialist, Prof Mohammed Hanif.
Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation has decided to arrange a 13-day long special steamer services adding five new vessels besides the ones on the regular services ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr to ensure safe and comfortable journey of the home-bound passengers.
Customers take a look at handbags on display at the Infinity Mega Mall at Bashundhara City in Dhaka ahead of Eid festivities.
The target for farm loan disbursement goes up 6.54 percent year-on-year to Tk 15,550 crore in the current fiscal year.
GOLAM Mostaqim, a former secretary to the Government of Bangladesh passed away on July 11. He was 61. Mostaqim was extremely accessible, friendly, candid, honest, and unpretentious.
The Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission has asked the premier bourse to restart scrutinising the draft IPO prospectuses and send recommendations to the regulator.
A United Airways Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212, registration S2-AFN performing flight 4H-501 from Dhaka to Coxs Bazar with 43 passengers and 5 crew, touched down safely on Coxs Bazar's runway at 17:45L .
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The recent violent attack on Urdu-speaking Biharis in the Bangladeshi capital highlights this minority's ongoing protection needs: Community leaders allege political collusion in the attack.
Bangladesh Chhatra Federation, a student organisation, burns effigies of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and US President Barack Obama at Shahbagh in the capital yesterday, protesting Israel's ongoing attacks on Gaza and the seeming acquiescence of the US.
Monica Jehan Bose aims at capturing attention for a cause. Bangladeshis have seen Bose's skill and motivational art earlier at the Alliance Francaise-- where she presented her symbolic work.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 12:23 pm
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