Archive for December, 2015

Smog chokes Chinese, Indian capitals as climate talks begin

The capitals of the world’s two most populous nations, China and India, were blanketed in hazardous, choking smog on Monday as climate change talks began in Paris, where leaders of both countries are leading participants…

December 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

Raja Pratapaditya staged at Jessore

Historical play Raja Pratapaditya was staged at Jessore Shilpakala Academy on Sunday, as part of the ongoing Second International Theatre Festival…

December 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Entertainment, Timeout

Euro weak before ECB meeting

The euro weakened on Monday as traders bet that the European Central Bank will turn on the monetary stimulus taps this week, while key US jobs data were also in focus…

December 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Business
Feroza Mahbub dies

Feroza Mahbub dies

Begum Feroza Mahbub, wife of former minister Mahbubur Rahman, passed away at Apollo hospital in Dhaka at 3:20pm on Sunday…

December 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National
THE WONDERLAND : Creative thinking, and lack of it, in madrasahs

THE WONDERLAND : Creative thinking, and lack of it, in madrasahs

There was much left to be explored but this much was certain. If these children were able to create despite all of their constraints imagine what their creativity would be if they were placed in environments surrounded…

December 1, 2015 · 1 comment · Op-Ed

SNIPPETS

A number of popular and up-and-coming bands will perform at a daylong festival scheduled to begin this morning at the Channel-i premises. LRB, Bappa and Friends, Joler Gaan, Ark, Black, Obscure, Prometheus and several other bands will perform…

December 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Entertainment, Timeout

Energy secretary Abu Bakar Siddique dies

The secretary to energy and mineral resources division, Md Abu Bakar Siddique, died of lung cancer in the city’s Square Hospital around 4:55am on Monday…

December 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

Water sharing agreement needs to be secured

IT IS alarming that increasing salinity is affecting crop production and shrinking availability of fresh water in the country’s south-western region, posing threat to lives and livelihoods in around one-thirds of the whole country…

December 1, 2015 · 1 comment · Editorial

Suu Kyi to meet president, military chief tomorrow

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi will meet president Thein Sein and military chief Min Aung Hlaing on Wednesday, their first meeting since she won an historic election earlier this month, a senior government official told Reuters…

December 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

Valencia boss Santo resigns

Valencia coach Nuno Espirito Santo has ended his 17-month spell in charge of the club by resigning, he confirmed on Sunday…

December 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Football, Sports
Asian forums and the situation in Southeast Asia

Asian forums and the situation in Southeast Asia

Ambitious behaviour of Japan and China in the Pacific Rim in general and in Southeast Asia in particular, remains so far one of the main obstacles on the path to the positive development of the situation in the region and impedes the efficiency of regional forums…

December 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Post Editorial

Market Disclosures

Normal trading of the shares of the company will resume today after record date…

December 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Business

Another pointer to apparel owners’ apathy to workers

THE revelation that around 53 per cent labour unrest in the readymade garment sector took place over non-payment of wages and overtime allowances yet again provides a pointer to apparel owners’ apathy to workers’ rights…

December 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Editorial

Former minister Ata Uddin dies

Former minister Ata Uddin Khan died of old age complications at his capital’s Mohammadpur residence on Monday. He was 88. He left behind his three sons, three daughters and a host of relatives and well-wishers to mourn his death…

December 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

NEWSLINE

Three Saudi soldiers have been killed in a clash with armed ‘hostile elements’ who attempted to infiltrate the border from Yemen, the interior ministry said on Monday. The clash erupted on Sunday evening hours after a Saudi border guard…

December 1, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Other World News

AROUND THE TOWN

Exhibition
Collected Drawings
Time: 12pm to 8pm
Date: Nov 27 to Dec…

December 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Entertainment, Timeout
CONFESSION OF A CIA AGENT : They gave us millions to dismember Yugoslavia

CONFESSION OF A CIA AGENT : They gave us millions to dismember Yugoslavia

The interview was conducted live in Canada, during my trip a few days ago. Robert Baer is currently promoting his book ‘The Secrets of the White House’ in Quebec, where we talked. In an interview we spoke of the background of the war in Yugoslavia…

December 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Op-Ed

A new politics?

THE people’s deep distrust of politics is comprehensive and dangerous. It extends to representative government as we have known it: the party system, the political process and, not least, its principal performer, the politician…

December 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Post Editorial

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