Sunday July 27, 2014
The plant is likely to consume around 8 million tonnes of coal every year and the entire generation will be based on coal imported into Bangladesh, he said last evening.
World | Associated Press | Saturday July 26, 2014
Glitzy billboards in the Middle East and postage stamps in the US Advertisements for lingerie and sales on modest skirts. Lavish buffets and cellphone apps.
Saturday July 26, 2014
During the meeting of BIFCL's board today in Kolkata, the members emphasised the need to commission the unit of the project by December, 2018, according to a statement issued by NTPC.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Thursday July 24, 2014
Imrul Kayes replaced all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan, who is serving a six-month ban, imposed by the Bangladesh Cricket Board for what it said was his "severe attitude problem" after a string of run-ins with fans and officials.
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday July 22, 2014
India needs to take urgent action following a sharp fall in its child sex ratio, a United Nations report said on Tuesday.
NDTVSports | Tuesday July 22, 2014
Disgraced Bangladesh batsman Mohammad Ashraful appealed to have his eight-year ban reduced.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Monday July 21, 2014
Shakib Al Hasan, the country's most popular sportsman, made a passionate public plea to the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) which had imposed a six-month ban because of his "severe attitude problem".
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 20, 2014
A fishing trawler named 'Baba Loknath' with 16 fishermen on board has gone missing in the Bay of Bengal.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday July 18, 2014
Expelled from housing in a Doha district undergoing modernisation, scores of migrant workers have been left homeless, some of them left to sleep on the streets of energy-rich Qatar's capital.
Thursday July 17, 2014
The EU's Generalised Scheme of Preferences (GSP) allows exporters belonging to developing countries to pay less or no duties on their exports to the EU, thereby giving them vital access to EU markets and contributing to their economic growth.
Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday July 16, 2014
Bengali film legend Suchitra Sen's ancestral home in Bangladesh's Pabna district was on Wednesday finally freed from the clutches of the Imam Ghazali Institute after more than a three-decade tussle.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday July 14, 2014
Bangladesh's oldest brothel has been shut down following pressure from local clerics and politicians amid rising conservatism in the Muslim-majority country, police said on Monday.
World | Agence France Presse | Sunday July 13, 2014
Germany has honoured a Bangladesh farmer and diehard fan for making a 3.5-kilometre-long (2.2 mile) flag of the country in support of Philipp Lahm's World Cup team, officials said Sunday.
India | Anchal Vohra (With inputs from agencies) | Sunday July 13, 2014
Ending a 40-year-old dispute, a United Nations tribunal delivered its verdict on Tuesday on India and Bangladesh's maritime boundaries in the Bay of Bengal, awarding nearly four-fifth of the 25,000 sq km of the exclusive economic zone to Bangladesh.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Monday July 7, 2014
The suspension came as Shakib reportedly threatened to quit international cricket after he was called back to Dhaka before a planned appearance in the Caribbean Premier League Twenty20 tournament.
World | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 3, 2014
Bangladesh needs to take more concrete steps to improve safety of its workers before US President Barack Obama could consider revoking its suspension from the Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) trade benefits, a top US administration official ha...
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday June 29, 2014
India has no opinion on the Jan 5 general election in Bangladesh which the Awami League won amid criticism by the West, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has said.
NDTVSports | Saturday June 28, 2014
Netherlands and Nepal had both qualified for the ICC World Twenty20 Bangladesh 2014.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday June 27, 2014
There were gestures galore by Bangladesh leadership across political spectrum for External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in their first major bilateral engagement with India's new government.
Opinion | Nalin S Kohli | Friday June 27, 2014
Swift decisions, immediate implementation, writes BJP's Nalin S Kohli.