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Andrew Kishore’s health condition deteriorates

Culture Desk Andrew Kishore, under treatment for blood cancer in Singapore, is not doing well. His health condition is steadily deteriorating. He has been in the Singapore General Hospital for a month and was due to return back home in Bangladesh this February, but this is now uncertain. Meanwhile, his medical costs are escalating, a closr relatives of him informed ... Read More »

Dr Yunus gets bail

A court here on Sunday granted bail to Nobel Laureate and Chairman of Grameen Communications Dr Muhammad Yunus and three others in a case filed for violating the labour law. Read More »

BD peacekeepers earn reputation by protecting Congo

Torching of houses and killing of people in broad daylight are the everyday affairs there. Even 20 years into the launch of the UN Peacekeeping Mission, the area is still known as a battlefield. Bangladesh peacekeepers have to patrol this most dangerous area in Blukua of the Djugu territory to save people’s lives. Read More »

First TEDx Gulshan held in city

Country’s first TEDx Gulshan was held on Saturday at convention center in the city amid inspiring talks and reflective interactions of 14 esteemed speakers that featured the intriguing theme ‘Innovation Enabling Social Change’. Read More »

A Tribute to Sir Fazle Hasan Abed (1936 – 2019)

By Nayema Nusrat New York (IPS) – “When I think about Bangladesh, I think about everybody. Not everybody is enjoying Rabindranath and the great literature and culture that Bangladesh has. But I think everybody has got the right to have this experience”, deeply felt by late Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, founder of BRAC (Building Resources Across Communities), a unique, integrated ... Read More »

Begum Rokeya Day Monday

Dhaka, Dec 9 – The Begum Rokeya Day will be observed on Monday marking the 139th birth as well as 87th death anniversary of Begum Rokeya Shakhawat Hossain, a pioneer in the fight for securing women’s rights in the subcontinent. Read More »

Mujib Borsho: Modi, Pranab, Sonia to join celebrations: FM

Dhaka, Delhi want to take ties to newer heights Dhaka, Dec 6 – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee and former Indian National Congress President Sonia Gandhi are expected to visit Dhaka next year to attend the birth centenary celebrations of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Read More »