World  /  Published 24.10.19

16 get death for teen’s murder in Dhaka

 The principal of a religious school in Bangladesh was among 16 people sentenced to death on Thursday for the murder of a teenage girl who refused to withdraw a complaint of sexual harassment aga...
By Reuters in Dhaka

World  /  Published 28.03.19

19 killed in Dhaka highrise fire, many still trapped

A fire broke out in a 22-storey commercial building in Dhaka on Thursday, killing at least 19 people, injuring 70 and trapping many more, officials said. Search operations went on late into the day as...
By Reuters, PTI in Dhaka

Business  /  Published 04.10.19

Dhaka pitch for trade

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday pitched for higher trade and investments from India, pointing to the huge potential the neighbouring country has and its liberal norms and ease of doi...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.01.19

How to take art to mart

There’s art and there’s commerce, or are the two interlinked? Artists from Dhaka (Bangladesh) and Kathmandu (Nepal), along with their Indian counterparts from Jamshedpur, Ranchi and Calcutta, who...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

World  /  Published 20.04.20

Bangladesh seals seven villages

Bangladesh has tightened a clampdown on seven villages after tens of thousands attended the funeral of a popular local cleric in spite of a nationwide lockdown to control the spread of the coronavirus...
By Reuters in Dhaka

World  /  Published 26.04.20

Bangladesh textile wage protest

Hundreds of textile workers in Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka took to the streets on Sunday demanding wages, flouting social distancing norms amid a nationwide lockdown to control the coronavirus pandem...
By Reuters in Dhaka

Style  /  Published 12.12.19

Being bold on the Dhaka ramp

Prints, colours, layering, stripes… all signatures of Mr. Ajay Kumar were a part of The Lustrous Runway, powered by BMW, and held at Radisson Blu Dhaka Water Garden on November 22. Back in Calcutta,...
By Saionee Chakraborty in

West Bengal  /  Published 20.11.19

Air fare takes wings on Test eve

The craze surrounding the pink ball India-Bangladesh Test at the Eden Gardens has sent airfares on the Dhaka-Calcutta route soaring.At 6pm on Wednesday, IndiGo was charging more than Rs 18,000 for fly...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

World  /  Published 29.03.19

Criminal charges to be filed for Dhaka fire that killed 25

A Bangladeshi housing official said Friday criminal charges would be filed against the owner of a building where a fire killed 25 people and which had four upper floors constructed illegally.Minister ...
By AP in Dhaka

North East  /  Published 20.02.19

3-nation motor rally for Bapu & road safety

A motor rally observing the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi arrived here on Tuesday through Dhaka in Bangladesh as part of a three-nation tour.The rally will travel through places historical...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala


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