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Int’l Mother Language Day observed in Singapore

Two Bangla schools- Zhangdi Primary School and Jhuying Primary School- in cooperation with Bangladesh Language and Cultural Foundation (BLCF) observed the International Mother Language Day in Singapore today.To observe the day, two separate events were held one at Zhangdi Primary School at 8.30 am and the other at Jhuying Primary School at 11 am in the morning, a press release ... Read More »

Dhaka, Delhi shelve Teesta issue for now

Bangladesh has accepted the ‘reality’ that there will be no progress in striking the much-talked-about Teesta water sharing deal with India before the West Bengal Legislative Assembly Election scheduled for May this year.Against this backdrop, both Bangladesh and India are now willing to take other issues forward, shelving the Teesta issue “for the time being.”Dhaka, however, is now trying to ... Read More »

Saudi Arabia, Turkey ‘prepare’ Syria ground operation

Turkey and Saudi Arabia could launch a ground operation against Islamic State (Daesh) terrorists in Syria, the Turkish foreign minister said Saturday, adding the Kingdom was already sending jets to a Turkish base to attack the extremists The coordinated plans by Riyadh and Ankara, who are pursuing an increasingly tight alliance, add a new element to the situation in Syria ... Read More »

Banglalink CTO freed.. assurance of ‘solution to problem’

Employees of Banglalink have freed an official after nine hours’ of confinement with the management and police promising to look into the dismissal of a senior engineer.Ujjal Paul, the president of the proposed employees’ union of mobile-phone operator Banglalink, said they had called off their ‘sit-in’ following the assurance to let Chief Technical Officer Perihane Elhamy leave her office around ... Read More »

Two injured in Somalian explosion

At least two people were reported injured in an explosion aboard Daallo Airlines Airbus A321 flight in the Somali capital of Mogadishu.There were conflicting reports about whether flight D3159 made an emergency landing or failed to take off from the Mogadishu International Airport en route to Djibouti. Reports from VOA Somali and AirLive.net indicated a possible fire on board and ... Read More »

ICT sentences Taher, Noni of Netrakona to death

The International Crimes Tribunal-1 on Tuesday awarded death penalty to Obaidul Haque Taher and Ataur Rahman Noni for crimes against humanity in 1971 in Netrakona.The three-member ICT, headed by its chairman Justice Anwarul Haque, passed the order in presence of the accused.The ICT ended the hearing on the charges on January 10.Prosecutors were Mokhlesur Rahman Badal and Sabina Yeasmin while ... Read More »