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Monthly Archives: March 2015

Indian Property Show hits London

March 30th, 2015 (0)
Taking place on 25th and 26th April 2015 at Olympia London, Hammersmith Road, London W14 8UX from 11am till 8pm with free entry, the Indian Property Show is bringing a unique showcase of Indian properties to London. The two-day ...

EU unlikely to overlook Bangladesh

March 17th, 2015 (0)
A European Union trade adviser in Dhaka says they are heavily dependent on Bangladesh’s readymade products and a shift from this market is “not very easy”. Zillur Hye Razi, who is set to retire soon, made the observation at ...

Tribute day of the Father of the Nation

March 17th, 2015 (0)
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has paid tribute by placing wreaths at the portrait of the Father of the Nation Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in front of the Bangabandhu Memorial Museum at Dhanmondi in Dhaka on Tuesday. Amir Hossain Amu, Tofael Ahmed, ...

Khaleda to brief press Friday

March 17th, 2015 (0)
BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia, who has lodged herself in her Gulshan office for over two months now, will brief journalists on the stance of her party and the alliance it leads. The media briefing, her second since calling the ...

Bangladesh’s coach wants players to ‘enjoy the occasion’

March 17th, 2015 (0)
Bangladesh coach Chandika Hathurusingha has advised his players to ‘enjoy the occasion’ in their first-ever World Cup knockout stage encounter. The Tigers will take on defending champions India at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Thursday. “We have to exploit ...

How to reinstate women – not birds – back into history

March 17th, 2015 (0)
Last week, the writer and journalist Anita Anand revealed a quietly appalling fact while talking about her book on an Indian noblewoman, Sophia: Princess, Suffragette, Revolutionary. In early conversations with editors about this fascinating biography-cum-history of a singular life ...

Making Byomkesh: Re-Imagining China Town

March 17th, 2015 (0)
Watch the making of Detective Byomkesh Bakshy re-imagining China Town as director Dibakar Banerjee takes us on the sets with commentary from production designer Vandana Kataria and actor Meiyang Chang. Click here to watch the Making Byomkesh: Re-Imagining China ...

How to stop skyscrapers from blocking out sunlight

March 17th, 2015 (0)
To some, they are shimmering visions of the future which hold the answer to the question of the UK’s expanding population. But others view modern skyscrapers and high-rise towers as eyesores that literally darken British cities by blocking out ...

Pakistan carries out mass hangings

March 17th, 2015 (0)
Pakistan has hanged 12 convicts, the largest number of people executed on the same day since the country overturned a ban on executions. The men were terrorists, murderers or guilty of “heinous crimes”, an interior ministry spokesman said. At ...

Sri Lanka bank on home support and Sangakkara

March 17th, 2015 (0)
Sri Lanka skipper Angelo Mathews is looking to overwhelming support from the crowd and a fifth successive century from Kumar Sangakkara to keep his side on track for a third consecutive World Cup final. Sri Lanka supporters remarkably made ...