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Borsha Utsab by Udichi Shilpi Gosthi

Udichi Shilpi Gosthi held a Borsha Utsab at Bakultola of Charukola Institute, Dhaka Univesity, on Sunday, the first day of the Bengali month of Ashar. To welcome the rainy seasion, the Dhaka metro branch of Udichi Shilpi Gosthi organised the festival like previous years. With the instrumental presentation of Bijan Chandra Mistri, the traditional programme

Taxes on Raw Jute and Jute Products at Source Should be Lifted: SCB

Shippers’ Council of Bangladesh (SCB) has observed that there is no indication in the budget proposal to save jute industry and jute sector, though priority to agriculture, electricity, energy and communications sector in the national budget of fiscal 2014-15 likely to play a positive role for overall development. Besides, reduced duty on raw material import

Govt Considering Metro Rail and Dhaka-Chittagong Elevated Expressway

The government is considering construction of an underground rail network in Dhaka city and an elevated expressway on Dhaka-Chittagong highway to ease nagging traffic congestion in two major cities – Planning Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal said on Sunday. Feasibility studies of the two potential projects will be conducted as the issues were discussed in the

Sorrow and Anger as Ukraine Mourns Military Crash Victims

As Ukraine observed a national day of mourning Sunday after the deaths of 49 servicemen, two strong emotions washed over its capital: sorrow  and anger.   At midday Sunday, the nation observed a minute of silence in mourning for 49 soldiers who were killed Saturday when pro-Russian fighters shot down a Ukrainian military transport plane.