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Monthly Archives: November 2013

Enthralling fashion show from London’s leading Asian retailer O’nitaa

November 29th, 2013 (0)
Leading Asian couture retailer O’nitaa hosted a fashion show at a private charity event, unveiling some of its striking collections. The seasoned retailer showcased creations from six of its designers at the Grange St Paul’s Hotel in November. Guests enjoyed an ...

Explosions near BNP headquarters

November 28th, 2013 (0)
A policeman was injured in serial explosions in front of the BNP’s Naya Paltan headquarters on the third day of the Opposition’s nationwide blockade. Four explosions took place on the street in front of the BNP central office around ...

Bangladesh signs Ticfa

November 28th, 2013 (0)
Bangladesh entered into the much-talked about Trade and Investment Co-operation Forum Agreement (Ticfa) with the US on Monday after more than a decade of wrangling, floating a forum for bilateral talks on labour and trade issues. The signing in ...

‘President looking for solution’

November 28th, 2013 (0)
The President is trying to show the bickering BNP and Awami League a way out of the political crisis, former caretaker government advisor Akbar Ali Khan says. “He is trying to resolve the pre-polls political standoff,” he said, speaking ...

Explosions mark Day 2 of blockade

November 28th, 2013 (0)
The Opposition is enforcing blockade in the capital for the second day with bomb explosions and arson. BNP and Jamaat-e-Islami activists exploded handmade bombs at Tejgaon, Ashkona Hajj Camp and the Lower Court area in the old Dhaka on ...

Banks to operate on next Saturday

November 28th, 2013 (0)
All bank branches will remain open next Saturday to facilitate the filing of nominations for the upcoming national election on Jan 5. The Bangladesh Bank issued a circular to this effect on Thursday. Banks in Bangladesh usually closed on ...

Amir Khosru, Mir Nasir booked in five cases

November 28th, 2013 (0)
Over 900 BNP activists, including Amir Khosru Mahmud Chowdhury and Mir Mohammad Nasir Uddin, have been accused in five cases related to clashes with police and vandalism in Chittagong during the Opposition blockade. Of these cases, four have been ...

Mushfiq to lead Tigers in WC

November 28th, 2013 (0)
Mushfiqur Rahim will lead Bangladesh national cricket team until 2015 World Cup, Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) President Nazmul Hassan confirmed this after a board meeting on Wednesday. Mushfiq, whose present tenure as skipper ends on Dec 31, led Bangladesh ...

Five Billion Years of Solitude: The Search for Life Among the Stars

November 28th, 2013 (0)
Astronomy is enjoying a golden age, but why does the search for intelligent life outside our galaxy matter – and will we ever move off-planet? In “The Light Years”, one of the Cosmicomics by Italo Calvino, the narrator sees with his telescope ...

Egypt jails girls over pro-Morsi demonstration

November 28th, 2013 (0)
A court in Egypt has sentenced 21 female supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi to 11 years in prison. They were found guilty of multiple charges, including belonging to a terrorist group, obstructing traffic, sabotage and using force at ...
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