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- October 19, 2017
The Bengal Foundation is going to launch a 10-day cultural festival in Sylhet from February 22 to March 3.
A five-day long event, the ‘Iranian Film Show’ has been inaugurated at the Bangladesh National Museum. The festival is a joint venture of Iran Cultural Centre, Dhaka and Bangladesh National Museum.
Black Sabbath, the pioneer of heavy metal music, have played their last concert as a band on February 4 in its home city Birmingham’s NEC Arena.
The government plans to form a commission to check irregularities in the country’s banking sector which already faced a number of massive loan scams, said Finance Minister AMA Muhith.
Existing ICT infrastructure is unable to protect the National Board of Revenue (NBR) from the looming threat of cyber attack, said state minister for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Zunaid Ahmed Palak.
A high-level delegation from Telenor Group on Sunday paid a courtesy call to the State Minister for Telecommunications, Tarana Halim, to discuss the state of telecom industry in Bangladesh.
Robi has launched Maya Apa plus service for its subscribers to have them access to credible advices on their personal, health or psychological issues.
Bangladesh touring India for the first time ever since achieving Test status back in the year 2000 is creating a lot of noise among the cricket-mad fans back home
Bangladesh Premier Football League champions Abahani Limited are all set to appoint Croatian coach Drago Mamic as the head coach of the club
A 15-year old boy was killed when his friends and fellow cricket players hit him with a cricket stump at the Collegiate School grounds in Sadarghat of Chittagong city on Sunday afternoon.
Russia is rushing to re-open a chain of military bases throughout the Arctic, and building new ones, in the biggest military expansion since the fall of the Soviet Union as it vies for dominance in the region. The Arctic is estimated to hold oil and gas reserves equivalent to 412bn barrels of oil, about 22% of the world’s undiscovered oil and gas
The EC search committee will meet the president on Monday evening to hand over their recommendations for the 11th Election commission (EC).
The Rapid Pass project to enable commuters to pay fares while travelling though a smart card was scheduled for 2016, but has been delayed to 2018.
While it makes sense for the government to subject candidates to a thorough assessment before granting citizenship, there should not be any difference in the rights and responsibilities from one individual to another
Eighteen people were detained in Istanbul and the neighbouring province of Kocaeli on suspicion of planning attacks. Another 14 foreigners were due to be deported, including 10 children
On February 5, 2013, the nation was eagerly waiting for the much-desired verdict in the war crimes case against Jamaat-e-Islami leader Abdul Quader Molla, who was known as Koshai (Butcher) Quader during the 1971 Liberation War, amid a dawn-to-dusk shutdown enforced by Jamaat.
Politicians, civil society members, journalists and many commoners can instantly refer to a number of speeches of the great politician who was also well conversant with English, Sanskrit, Hindi and Urdu.
What lies in the island country might not be too far from home
Authorities are seeking to put the muzzle back on the radicals, with police stepping up an investigation into Shihab in a move seen as supported by President Joko Widodo