- August 27, 2016
Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry urged the government to focus on exploration than import as a cost-effective solution to local energy crisis.
The ninth edition of Chobi Mela, one of the most prestigious photography festivals in Asia will kick off today. The festival will run till February 16, 2017. The international festival of photography is put together biannually by Drik Picture Library Ltd. and Pathshala South Asian Media Institute.
To mark the 68th Republic Day celebrations, Malayalam superstar Mohanlal unveiled the first look of the poster of his upcoming patriotic film, 1971: Beyond Borders.
Three exciting stories have been carefully nominated among thousands of remarkable entries, for the production of Closeup Kache Ashar Offline Golpo. Moreover, fabulous dramas are set to be aired on Valentine’s Day. And the credit must be given to the winning writers – Toriqul Islam Topu, Atia Anuli, and Mansoor Ahmed.
Workers’ deaths at the ship-breaking yards of Chittagong are a common incident, as is environmental poisoning. But researchers have now detected one deadly illness that has been silently affecting the workers for decades.
The root of the violence is in the differing positions natives and the government have on representation of women in government.
The final part of Resident Evil has hit theatres in the capital. Milla Jovovich starring Resident Evil: The Final Chapter opens today at the Star Cineplex and Blockbuster Cinemas.
One cannot miss the little children skittering around Brac University – some with candy containers and others just playing, some begging and others helping out food vendors whose carts usually stay stationed in front of the university buildings in Mohakhali. Most of these children come here during class hours from nearby slums.
The Dhaka University (DU) campus was once again transformed into a creative centre for the second day of the 1st Dhaka Live Art Biennale (DLAB), organised by Back ART. Day two of the first international performance based exhibition in Bangladesh featured artists from Brazil, Spain, Australia, Nepal, the Slovak Republic and of course, Bangladesh.
A public contractor has been cutting down a large hill in Bandarban just outside the Sadar town without any permission, in order to complete a road renovation project.
Two foreign investors including IDB hold 52% shares of the IBBL.
A fire has broken out at the Zaker Supermarket, on the south side of Nagar Bhaban.
The 77-page paper reiterated the 12 priorities already set out by Prime Minister Theresa May including that UK would seek a comprehensive free trade agreement with the EU but not an unlimited transitional status
One has been killed and 16 injured after two rival factions clashed over a coal-based power plant in Banshkhali on Wednesday.
Slightly further north, preparations were under way in Malta for a European summit on Friday which will be largely devoted to the worst migrant crisis since World War II and the fight against people traffickers in Libya
Fed up by the inadequate facilities in his school, a Class V student from Barguna took matters into his own hands and asked Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for a solution – and got what he wanted.
According to the South Asia Terrorism Portal, 433 people were killed in incidents of left-wing extremism in India in 2016, including 72 deaths in Orissa
Eight policemen have been closed to Gaibandha police line on Wednesday for losing a prisoner from their custody.
At least four people were killed and 20 others injured as two buses collided head-on at Ashulia, on the outskirts of capital Dhaka on Thursday morning. The deceased were identified as Mariam Begum, 40, schoolboy Abbass Ali, 14, Eagle Paribhan bus driver Swadesh, 39, and Mujibur Rahman, 30. The accident took place when a Dhaka-bound
A mobile court sentenced six-month jail to two poachers at Tanguar Haor in Sunamganj on Thursday.