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Better films, better audiences can lead to better society: Hasan Mahmud

Bangladesh, Jan. 20 -- Echoing the slogan of the organisers, Information Minister Dr. Hasan Mahmud brought the 18th Dhaka International Film Festival to a close on Sunday by saying that better films a... Read More


Couple together for nearly 65 years die on the same day

Bangladesh, Jan. 20 -- A couple who had been together for nearly 65 years have died on the same day at a St. Louis-area nursing home. Jack and Harriet Morrison's beds were placed next to each other i... Read More


Russian group reports 8 arrests at Moscow human rights march

Bangladesh, Jan. 20 -- A Russian group that monitors political repressions said eight people were detained by police Sunday at a march in Moscow commemorating a human rights lawyer and a journalist wh... Read More


JSS (Reformist) leader gunned down in Rangamati

Bangladesh, Jan. 19 -- A leader of the Jana Sanghati Samity (Reformist or MN Larma group), a breakaway faction of the Parbatya Chattagram Jana Sanghati Samity, was killed while his lieutenant was inju... Read More


Women in trade sector voice significant challenges at IFC program

Bangladesh, Jan. 19 -- Women entrepreneurs involved in the trading sector on Sunday sought a business-friendly environment in the country and highlighted the challenges they face while doing business ... Read More


Chattogram students to enjoy bus service for Tk 5

Bangladesh, Jan. 19 -- Students in Chattogram will soon be able to travel to any destination within the city for only Tk 5. The young students will have to pay the fare in the bus' 'honesty box', whi... Read More


No link between media freedom and warrant against Motiur Rahman: Hasan Mahmud

Bangladesh, Jan. 19 -- Information Minister Dr. Hasan Mahmud said on Sunday that the arrest warrant against Prothom Alo editor Motiur Rahman is not linked to media freedom. The minister came up with ... Read More


Work commences on masterplan to boost tourism

Bangladesh, Jan. 19 -- State Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism Md Mahbub Ali on Sunday said that the government is putting together a masterplan that would transform the overall scenario of the ... Read More


Fires set stage for irreversible forest losses in Australia

Bangladesh, Jan. 19 -- Australia's forests are burning at a rate unmatched in modern times and scientists say the landscape is being permanently altered as a warming climate brings profound changes to... Read More


Newborn rescued from Chattogram dustbin

Bangladesh, Jan. 19 -- Police rescued a newborn baby girl from a dustbin in Bayazid Bostami area of the city on Sunday morning. Priton Sarker, officer-in-charge of Bayazid Bostami Police Station, sai... Read More