Showing her respect to all Bangladeshi mothers, beauty queen Maksuda Akhter Prioty has again spoken up for the mothers of children with disabilities. In a recent Facebook post, the Bangladeshi-origin Irish model highlighted the indomitable
The departure of Cuba's President Raul Castro brings to an end his family's six-decade grip on power, which began with his late brother and revolutionary hero Fidel. Here are some highlights: - Revolution - On New Year's
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad has survived seven years of a devastating war and intense international pressure to step aside. While Saturday's US-led air strikes on Syrian government facilities will be a blow to his attempts to unify
The brutal gang rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Indian-administered Kashmir has put the restive state on edge. Sameer Yasir, an independent journalist based in Srinagar, reports on how the investigation has split the region along
For four days Rubina Begum lay buried in debris, waiting for death. But the seamstress survived the Rana Plaza building collapse that killed more than 1,000 workers near Dhaka in 2013. Today, she often wishes she had died that April morning.
"We are proud to be able to provide technical support to create the 4G network. Now the benefits of new technologies will be brought to the root level," says Leon Xia, the chief operating officer (COO) of Huawei Technologies (Bangladesh)
Hailed for giving a new dimension to the Bengali crime-thriller movies, Arindam Sil is a versatile actor-turned-director from Kolkata. Of late, he has decided to try his mettle in the joint-venture initiative by producing a film named
An event security need particular sets of skills & planning. Events may vary widely. Different events are different in nature where different types of audience groups are handled by event security team. Event security of a Rock star’s
In an era of fake news, we should probably all be reading things with a more sceptical eye. That is especially true on April 1, when newspapers, companies and social media comics try to trick us all with jokes and pranks. Here are some of
The job seekers in the capital and across the country have been demonstrating against the existing quota system in the government recruitment processes for more than a decade. They have demanded reformation of the existing quota system in BCS
Nearly five million people in India‘s eastern state of Assam face the threat of deportation after a top government official said they have failed to provide documentation proving that their families lived there prior to 1971. The risk comes
Girls in their early teens are being trafficked into prostitution in Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh, a BBC News investigation has found. Foreigners seeking sex can easily gain access to children who have fled conflict in Myanmar and now face a
At least 51 people including 26 Bangladeshi nationals died in tragic US-Bangladesh Airlines plane crash on last Monday. Bangladesh Embassy in Kathmandu has been very much active with necessary actions and initiatives since the incident occurred.
Glaring deficiencies in manpower planning at the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal, especially, training and equipage, have come to the fore in light of the recent US-Bangla Bombardier Dash-8 crash at Tribhuvan International Airport. More lives
The last four minutes of conversations between the US-Bangla Flight 211 pilot and the TIA Air Traffic Control indicates a possible confusion has occurred when the aircraft was landing at Tribhuvan International Airport. US-Bangla Airlines chief
South Korean leader Moon Jae-in is either a diplomatic genius or a communist set on destroying his country and US President Donald Trump is either a master of brinkmanship or a pawn in a more devious game - depending on who you speak to. But it is
In a packed room in Nayapara refugee camp there is fierce concentration amid the whirring of sewing machines. Forty young women are hard at work, producing items that make up some of the contents of female hygiene kits, distributed by UNHCR twice a
"The main reason I am resigning is that this advisory board is a whitewash," Richardson told Reuters. He refused to be part of "a cheerleading squad for the government." Richardson was clearly stunned by Suu Kyi's hostility.