Post Tagged with: "Bangladesh"

Bangladesh signs Paris Climate Agreement

Bangladesh signed the historic Paris Climate Agreement at the UN headquarters in New York on Friday, aiming to take multiple measures to save the world from disastrous consequences of climate change…

April 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National
Bangladesh fails to maintain control over security forces: US

Bangladesh fails to maintain control over security forces: US

The United States has said the government of Bangladesh took ‘limited measures’ to investigate and prosecute cases of abuse and killing by security forces. The US, in its 2015 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices, claimed authorities failed at times to maintain effective control over security forces. The report listed extrajudicial killings, forced disappearances, the killing of secular bloggers and […]

April 14, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Indian Air chief calls on Bangladesh Navy chief

Indian Air chief Marshal Arup Raha, who is here on a five-day official visit, called on Bangladesh Navy chief Vice-Admiral Nizamuddin Ahmed at the Naval Headquarters at Banani in the capital on Tuesday…

February 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

Bangladesh tax revenue

OUR Income Tax Ordinance 1984 (the Fourth Schedule) requires corporate tax to be determined by the higher of the two: (i) external earnings and (ii) surplus or deficit by actuarial valuation. External earnings are noncore items such as interest…

February 23, 2016 · 0 comments · Post Editorial

India gives Nepal transit to Bangladesh

Landlocked Nepal, with the help of India, has secured transit to Bangladesh by road and rail and also for using Vishakhapatnam port, India to boost trade with Bangladesh…

February 21, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Bangladesh, India to jointly celebrate Ekushey at border

With a view to making the tie stronger between two South Asian neighboring countries, people of Bangladesh and India will jointly celebrate the International Mother Language Day…

February 17, 2016 · 0 comments · National
The rise of religious fundamentalism in Bangladesh

The rise of religious fundamentalism in Bangladesh

DURING the liberation war of Bangladesh in 1971, it was never ‘religion’ that inspired the peoples of this country to wage a nine-month bloody war and sacrifice in thousands their lives. But today, religious extremism and intolerance…

February 17, 2016 · 0 comments · Op-Ed
Love poems recited

Love poems recited

Poets and recitations artistes discussed and presented love poems at an interactive event at the Sufia Kamal Auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum on Sunday. The programme, titled Bhalobasar Kabita Utsab, was organised…

February 16, 2016 · 0 comments · Entertainment, Timeout
Russian twins display works on Bangladesh

Russian twins display works on Bangladesh

Russian twin sisters of Bangladeshi descent, Rubina and Sabina Khosseyn, are displaying their works on Bangladesh at an exhibition at the National Art Gallery of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy…

February 16, 2016 · 0 comments · Entertainment, Timeout

EO launches Bangladesh chapter

Entrepreneurs’ Organisation, the world’s largest peer-to-peer global network of entrepreneurs, officially launched EO Bangladesh chapter at a ceremony held at Westin Hotel in Dhaka on Saturday…

February 15, 2016 · 0 comments · Business

Violent extremism : Bangladesh continues to work with UN

Ambassador and permanent representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations Masud Bin Momen said Bangladesh will continue to work with the United Nations in implementing the UN secretary-general’s new action plan to prevent violent extremism and militancy…

February 14, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

US eyes better relations with Bangladesh

The United States under-secretary for political affairs Thomas Shannon has underscored the necessity of strengthening the bilateral relations to a new height with Bangladesh, saying his government considers Bangladesh as an important partner…

February 14, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

Ganges flows fall sharply in Bangladesh

Bangladesh-India joint committee members on Thursday monitored the Ganges flow at Hardinge Bridge, Pabna to see whether the lower riparian country was receiving waters in accordance with the 1996 treaty…

February 12, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Grenade attack on Anwar Choudhury: HC upholds death sentence of Mufti Hannan, 2 others

The High Court on Thursday upheld the death sentences of three condemned convicts and the life-terms of two others in a case for the 2004 grenade attack that killed three people and injured 50, including former UK High Commissioner to Bangladesh, Anwar Choudhury…

February 12, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, Politics
Prime minister Sheikh Hasiana visits stalls at Bangladesh Ansar and VDP Academy at Shafipur in Gazipur on Thursday. — New Age photo

Protect life, property

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday asked the members of Bangladesh Ansar and VDP to discharge their duties with utmost sincerity and courage to protect public life and property…

February 12, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

1.5m workers from Bangladesh won’t get entry into Malaysia at one go

Malaysian deputy prime minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has said that all of the 1.5 million Bangladeshi workers that Malaysia would employ in different sectors would not be permitted to enter the country in one go but in phases over three to five years…

February 12, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

West Indies set up U-19 WC final against India

West Indies recorded a hard-fought three- wicket win over hosts Bangladesh to set up a final against India in the ICC Under-19 World Cup in Dhaka on Thursday…

February 11, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports
A Bangladesh batsman plays a shot during the ICC Under-19 World Cup semi-final between Bangladesh and West Indies at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in the capital on Thursday. – Focusbangla photo

Windies restrict Bangladesh U-19s to 226-9

Skipper Mehedi Hasan scored a brilliant fifty under pressure to lift Bangladesh to 226-9 in ICC Under-19 World Cup semi-final against West Indies in Mirpur on Thursday…

February 11, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

Political violence cost $2.2b in 2 years: WB

Political violence and unrest centring on war crimes verdicts in the past two years cost the economy about $2.20 billion, equivalent to 1 per cent of gross domestic product, the World Bank said in a report submitted to the finance ministry in the past week…

February 11, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Khaleda sits with standing committee to discuss council

Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia on Wednesday night sat at a meeting with her party’s highest policymaking body to discuss the preparation of its national council and next course of action…

February 11, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National, Politics

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