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In pictures: Preparation for monsoon...

In pictures: Preparation for monsoon...

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Sat, Apr 28 2018

With the monsoon season nearing in Bangladesh, the Rohingyas living in makeshift camps in Cox’s Bazar,...

In pictures: Five years of Rana Plaza...

In pictures: Five years of Rana Plaza...

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Tue, Apr 24 2018

Five years ago on April 24, 2013, at least 1,138 were killed and over 2,000 workers injured after eight-story...

In pictures: A journey through the world’s...

In pictures: A journey through the world’s...

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Thu, Apr 19 2018

An 80-kilometre road from Cox’s Bazar to Teknaf along the Bay of Bengal, famous for being the world’s...

In pictures: Symbolic protest over government...

In pictures: Symbolic protest over government...

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Mon, Apr 16 2018

A group of students and job seekers on Monday staged a symbolic protest at Shahbagh intersection in the...

In pictures: Chaitra Sangkranti at...

In pictures: Chaitra Sangkranti at...

South Asia

Sat, Apr 14 2018

As various spring new year festivals are celebrated across South and Southeast Asia, the Indian state...

In pictures: Pohela Boishakh 1425 around...

In pictures: Pohela Boishakh 1425 around...

Bangladesh

Sat, Apr 14 2018

Pohela Boishakh, the first day of the Bangla calendar, is being celebrated across the country amid much...

In pictures: Pohela Boishakh 1425

In pictures: Pohela Boishakh 1425

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Sat, Apr 14 2018

Pohela Boishakh is one of the most defining and elaborate aspects of Bangali culture. Its celebration...

In pictures: Mongol Shobhajatra procession...

In pictures: Mongol Shobhajatra procession...

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Fri, Apr 13 2018

Known as one of the core events of Pohela Boishakh, Mongol Shobhajatra procession comes out every year...

The dying rivers of Bangladesh

The dying rivers of Bangladesh

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Sat, Apr 7 2018

Bangladesh, a riverine country, boasts one of the world’s largest river systems. But climate change and...

In pictures: Sudden hailstorm wrecks...

In pictures: Sudden hailstorm wrecks...

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Fri, Mar 30 2018

Due to an unexpected and unseasonal hailstorm occurring on the northern part of Bangladesh, including...

In pictures: Nation observes 48th Independence...

In pictures: Nation observes 48th Independence...

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Mon, Mar 26 2018

The nation celebrated the 48th Independence Day on Monday; March 26, 2018

In pictures: An unexpected goodbye

In pictures: An unexpected goodbye

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Mon, Mar 19 2018

Forty-nine people were killed as the US-Bangla aircraft crashed and burst into flames at Tribhuvan International...

In pictures: Maha Baruni celebrated...

In pictures: Maha Baruni celebrated...

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Fri, Mar 16 2018

At least one million devotees from different corners of Bangladesh took part in the celebration of Maha...

In pictures: DU Institute of Fine Arts...

In pictures: DU Institute of Fine Arts...

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Thu, Mar 1 2018

Holi, also known as the "festival of colours," was celebrated in typically boisterous fashion by students...

In pictures: Ekushey February 2018

In pictures: Ekushey February 2018

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Wed, Feb 21 2018

On February 21, 1952, students and the common people in Dhaka took to the streets in protest against...

In pictures: The historic Sheba...

In pictures: The historic Sheba...

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Wed, Feb 14 2018

Sheba Prokashoni and their books published on newsprint paper is still drawing huge crowds at the Ekushey...

In pictures: Valentine's Day 2018

In pictures: Valentine's Day 2018

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Wed, Feb 14 2018

Valentine's day is celebrated annually around the world to convey one's love for other, which is acknowledged...

In pictures: Spring into Love with Avenue...

In pictures: Spring into Love with Avenue...

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Sat, Feb 10 2018

'Spring into Love,' the soft launch event for the special Valentines Day issue of Avenue T, was held...

In pictures: The opening day of Dhaka...

In pictures: The opening day of Dhaka...

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Fri, Feb 2 2018

The Dhaka Art Summit 2018 kicked off at the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Friday, February 2. The...

In pictures: Second phase of Biswa...

In pictures: Second phase of Biswa...

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Sat, Jan 20 2018

The 2nd phase of Biswa Ijtema will end with 'Akheri Munajat' on the banks of Turag River, Tongi on January...

In pictures: RAB raids militant den...

In pictures: RAB raids militant den...

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Fri, Jan 12 2018

Three militants were killed in a raid by Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) at a militant hideout in Dhaka’s...