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Stop genocide, Suu Kyi told at Int’l Court of Justice

The Hague, December 10, 2019 – Twenty-eight years to the day after Aung San Suu Kyi’s husband and sons accepted her Nobel Peace Prize while she remained under house arrest in Myanmar, the former pro-democracy icon appeared in a United Nations court ready to defend her country’s army from allegations of committing genocide against the Rohingya minority. Read More »

‘Tales of the Old Dhaka’ group painting show at AFD Tuesday

The European Union National Institutes for Culture (Alliance Française de Dhaka, British Council Bangladesh, Goethe-Institut Bangladesh), EU Delegation, Embassy of Spain, Dhaka South City Corporation, Bulbul Academy of Fine Arts, and Institute of Architects Bangladesh cordially invite you to celebrate Open Heritage Week 2019 at the opening of a group painting exhibition entitled ‘Tales of the Old Dhaka’ by Joloj ... Read More »

Crab farming recoups loss at virus infested BD shrimp farms

$26.81 lakh earned in five months from crab export KHULNA, DECEMBER 03- The shrimp farmers here who counted suffered repeated losses due to virus attacks in farms and natural disasters are now showing greater interest in crab cultivation as it has proved to be more profitable than shrimp and its demand in the international market is on the rise. Read More »

Thai food festival at Amari Dhaka

Dhaka, November 2019 – Amari Dhaka is bringing the festive tastes of Thailand for Dhaka city dwellers and food enthusiasts. Prepared by Thai culinary maestro and Amari’s newly appointed new Thai Chef Nong from 21st till 30th November 2019 at Amari Dhaka. Read More »

Thousands breathe new life at ICPD 25 Summit in Nairobi

By Joyce Chimbi Nairobi, Kenya, Nov 11 2019 (IPS) – Every day 830 women die while giving life. At least 33,000 girls are forced into child marriage with 11,000 girls undergoing female genital mutilation. These are some of the cruel realities young women face every day. However, there is renewed hope that delegates expected to attend the International Conference on ... Read More »

Training for campus journalists inaugurated at BAU

Mymensingh, Nov 7 – An-eight day-long annual training programme titled ‘Training on Agriculture in the Changing Climate’ of Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU) campus reporters of various national dailies and online newspapers was inaugurated at Interdisciplinary Institute for Food Security (IIFS) conference room on Friday morning. Read More »

Khoka laid to rest beside his parents at Jurain Graveyard

Dhaka, Nov 07 – The body of former mayor of undivided Dhaka City Corporation and BNP vice-chairman Sadeque Hossain Khoka has been laid to rest at Jurain graveyard in the city beside the graves of his parents as per his last wishes. The body of the valiant freedom fighter was buried at about 7:00 pm on Thursday after the offering ... Read More »

Blast at Afghan mosque kills 62 during prayers

Kabul, Oct 18 (AP/UNB) — An explosion rocked a mosque in eastern Afghanistan as dozens of people gathered for Friday prayers, causing the roof to collapse and killing 62 worshippers, provincial officials said. The attack underscored the record-high number of civilians dying in the country’s 18-year war. Read More »

Human chain on Abrar by BNP-backed teachers at BAU

Mymensingh, Oct 14 – A BNP-backed teachers’ organisation ‘Sonali Dol’ has staged a human chain in front of ‘Muktomoncho’ of Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU) demanding punishment of Abrar killers and stoppage of student torture in the name of ragging and guest room culture in the university. Read More »

Five gardens win AIPH grand awards At EXPO 2019 Beijing

The award ceremony of the International Competition at Expo 2019 Beijing took place on 8th October, after the closing of the six-month-long AIPH approved A1 World Horticultural Exhibition. At the ceremony, the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) awarded five gardens an AIPH Grand Award. Read More »