EU to restrict visas for states not taking back migrants

Countries, including Bangladesh reluctant to readmit June 25, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network PanARMENIAN.Net - The European Union states decided on Friday, June 23, to restrict visas for foreign countries that refuse to take back their nationals who have no right of asylum in Europe, according to Reuters. The EU is cracking down on immigration following a spike in arrivals across the Mediterranean since 2014. Italy is now the main gateway to the bloc and most of those reaching European shores after boarding smugglers' boats in Africa are considered illegal ...Full Story

POLITICS

Bangladesh ex-Prime Minister to face corruption trial

March 19, 2014 Reporter : BigNewsNet Begum Zia was ordered Wednesday to stand trial The immediate past opposition leader of Bangladesh Parliament Begum Khaleda Zia was ordered Wednesday to stand trial over charges that she and her associates embezzled more than EUR 600,000 in a case that could see her jailed for life. ...Full Story

BUSINESS

Bangladesh Ready-Made Garments Industry: Towards a thriving future

November 13, 2015 Reporter : Enamul Hafiz Latifee “Before you start some work, always ask yourself three questions- Why am I doing it, what the results might be and will I be successful? Only when you think deeply and find satisfactory answers to these questions, go ahead.” - - Chanakya, the ancient Indian teacher, philosopher, economist, jurist and royal advisor (350 BCE - 275 BCE) The country, Bangladesh got the most awaited independence on 1971 under the dynamic geopolitical leadership of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and through blood-spattered sacrifices of 3 million pure souls, with a view to breaking the ...Full Story

INDUSTRY

Bangladesh budget offers minor incentives for garment industry safety

June 5, 2014 Reporter : BNN/Reuters Minor sops to improve safety in the countrys $22 billion garment industry Dhaka: Bangladesh's finance minister on Thursday announced minor sops to improve safety in the country's $22 billion garment industry, after a factory collapse killed over 1,100 people last year, but did not allocate new funds ...Full Story

SOCIO-CULTURE

Several dead, scores feared trapped as Bangladeshi cement factory collapses

March 12, 2015 Reporter : BigNewsNet The roof of a five-storey cement factory collapsed DHAKA: The roof of a five-storey cement factory under construction in Bangladesh collapsed Thursday, killing at least four workers and trapping many others, an official said. About 150 workers were on duty when the collapse occurred ...Full Story

HISTORY

Some Historical and Famous Places of Early Dhaka

November 22, 2014 Reporter : profilebd.blogspot Photos have taken in the 19th and 20th Century The Dhaka city has changed a lot. In this photo gallery there are some pictures of some Historical and Famous Places in Early Dhaka has uploaded. All of these Photos have taken in the 19th and 20th Century. This photo gallery usually ...Full Story

LITERATURE

27 M children out of school in four South Asian countries

January 30, 2014 Reporter : BigNewsNet UNICEF Study Report A study has found that a staggering 27 million children between the ages five and 13 are out of school in four countries of South Asia. The new study released Wednesday by Unicef's regional office for South Asia and the Unesco ...Full Story

ENVIRONMENT

Green energy creates 1.14 lakh new jobs in Bangladesh

May 15, 2014 Reporter : The Daily Star Bangladesh has 6th largest workforce in world Bangladesh has been able to create the sixth largest renewable energy-related workforce in the world in 2013, which is as large as that of Spain, a study said, reports the Daily Star. In the last 10 years, the number of solar-powered ...Full Story

EDUCATION

Nigerian student found dead in Bangladeshi lake

April 21, 2014 Reporter : punchng.com Islamic University of Technology in Gazipur Dhaka 21 Apr. 2014: A Nigerian student has been found dead at the Islamic University of Technology in Gazipur, Bangladesh.  The body of the late Tahir Mannir Adam was recovered from the lake of the institution. The 26-year-old ...Full Story

TECHNOLOGY

Bangladesh wins WITSA global ICT award

October 3, 2014 Reporter : Daily Star ICT division State minister Mr. Zunaid Ahmed Palak received the award Today Bangladesh was awarded with the prestigious ‘Global ICT Excellence Award’ in the category of ‘Public Sector Excellence’ for outstanding contribution in social development of the nation using IT. ICT ...Full Story

TRAVEL

India-Bangladesh joint border survey in Tripura to settle disputes

February 28, 2014 Reporter : ANI To prevent smuggling, illegal migration and cross border terrorism India and Bangladesh have been making consistent efforts to strengthen security along the border to prevent smuggling, illegal migration and cross border terrorism. Recently, a team of officials from Bangladesh conducted a joint ...Full Story

SPORTS

Raina, Rohit took game away from us: Mashrafe Mortaza

March 19, 2015 Reporter : BigNewsNet Could have been more competitive had Rohit Sharma been given out when he was batting in the 90s Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Mortaza on Thursday said excellent batting display by India's Suresh Raina and Rohit Sharma took the game away from them. "Sadly, Suresh and Rohit took the game from us. I have to say that Rohit ...Full Story

ENTERTAINMENT

Sufi Music Fest in Dhaka - Blues Communications

January 28, 2015 Reporter : Daily Star Bangladeshi mystic styles at the festival Blues Communications will organise a three-day (January 27-29) International Sufi Music Festival 2015 at the Army Museum Ground, Bijoy Sharani, in the capital. Fifteen solo artistes and troupes from nine countries of the world will ...Full Story