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Pm Accuses USA, Canada of ‘Double Standards’

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said USA and Canada pass judgement on Bangladesh’s elections and at the same time they shelter Bangladeshi murderers, which demonstrate their double standards. Sheikh Hasina was briefing the press on Saturday on her recent UK tour. Asked about the government’s efforts to bring back the murderers of Bangabandhu, she said,

Uninterrupted Eid Journey Due To Early Steps

Eid journey has become uninterrupted and smooth due to early steps by the concerned ministries, 12 deputy commissioners’ planned actions, restriction on movement of heavy vehicles and closure of garments factories on different dates. As Communications Minister Obaidul Kader inspected the roads round-the-clock, the highways have become worthy of early and smooth journey. On the

Gaza Death Toll Passes 1000

The death toll in Gaza soared to more than 1,000 Saturday as bodies were pulled from the rubble during a 12-hour truce top diplomats urged Israel and Hamas to extend. After the fragile ceasefire went into effect at 0500 GMT, medics began digging through the remains of hundreds of homes, and uncovered more than 100

Germany on Top of Fifa Ranking

Germany’s World Cup triumph has seen them rise to the top of the world rankings for the first time in 20 years, Fifa announced. The 1-0 victory in the final has taken them up one place to top spot, ahead of their opponents in the Brazil final, Argentina, who rise three to second. The Netherlands

Hajj Flights Start From August 27

Hajj flights will begin on August 27 to ferry a total of 98,762 pilgrims to Saudi Arabia this year. Biman Bangladesh Airlines will carry the pilgrims from August 27 to September 28 while Saudi Airlines will do the job from September 1 to September 30, sources in civil aviation and tourism ministry said. Of the

Bangladesh Eyes Hydropower Import From Bhutan

Bangladesh government will strengthen its bilateral tie with Bhutan to import hydroelectricity from the neighbouring country through joint-venture initiatives or direct purchase, an official concerned said. As part of the efforts, State Minister for Power and Energy Nasrul Hamid is expected to visit Bhutan soon. The Power Division has already requested Foreign Secretary M Shahidul

China Taken Initiative To Setup Asian Bank Involving Bangladesh

China has taken an initiative to set up an “Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)” involving Bangladesh, India and other Asian countries to finance the big infrastructure projects aimed at establishing infrastructural connectivity among the Asian countries. A decision in this regard is expected to be finalized at the meeting of the heads of the working

International Exhibition of Branded Fashion Carnival From June 25

A five-day international exhibition of branded clothing and fashion products will start on June 25 at Emmanuelle’s Banquet Hall at Gulshan-1 in the city. Over 50 companies from home and abroad will participate in this exhibition titled ‘Bangladesh Fashion Carnival-2014′. The products include children’s wear, clothing (men/women), Readymade Garment (RMG)/woven garments, Salwar kameez, 3 pieces,

Coca-Cola Continues Their World Cup Campaign in Bangladesh

Taking football fever to another level, Coca-Cola Bangladesh has launched a special Campaign for the upcoming FIFA World Cup in Brazil. Coca-Cola that brought the spectacular, authentic, solid gold FIFA World Cup Trophy to Bangladesh in December 2013, is all set to bring football fans across the country with another fabulous footballing experience. Through this

Bangladesh Going To Start Exporting Drugs To Sril Lanka

Bangladesh is going to start exporting drugs to Sril Lanka. A MoU is likely to be signed between the two countries next month during the upcoming visit of the Sri Lankan health minister. Foreign Minister Abul Hasan Mahmood Ali disclosed this during a meeting with the outgoing Sri Lankan High Commissioner WA Sarath K Weragoda