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Former Narayanganj councillor and former Bangladesh Army Lt Col are among the 26 persons.
Ali had been a resident of East Pakistan, Bangladesh and, finally, India.
Previously it was Rs 15,000
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A new wave of violent extremists in Bangladesh is fielding an unprecedented number of female jihadists
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DHAKA, Bangladesh — Thousands of Bangladeshi children who live in the capital's slums are working illegally for an average of 64 hours a week, with many employed by the garment industry making c...
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"We need to make the people realise that Awami League in power would ensure socio-economic development."
A summit of South Asian A ociation for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) leaders set for Islamabad in November may be called off, as several countries have decided not to attend amid rising tension between...
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India can't even get Nepal, Maldives and Sri Lanka to support its Pakistan isolation project.
The summit can go ahead only if all members agree to participate.
Eid al-Adha (Qurbani/Bakr Eid) is one of the two major religio-social festivals the people of Bangladesh celebrate with a fair amount of grandeur. This festival is specifically characterized by its tr...
"Termites, humidity, and the heat turned the slides into an object of beauty."
Bangladesh is particularly vulnerable to climate change hazards due to its low-level landscape, its cyclone- and tidal surge-prone topographical position, its high population density and rural poverty, and an economy based on agriculture and fisheries. By some estimates, Bangladesh figures first on the list of countries at risk, and is already reeling under effects such as inundated lands and forced migration due to climate change.
The West Bengal assembly passed the resolution to the change name of the state on 29 August.
For long, art, including photography, in South Asian countries revolved around defining the identity of the nation. With a history of colonization, and the struggle to resist assigned stereotypes, national identity remains a significant subject of interest. However, nationalism is not the only inspiration, and neither is the collective sense of belonging. There is also a very important space for individualism in art, and today South Asian educational institutions are playing an important role in nurturing an artist’s unique perspective.