Samsung opens R&D centre Samsung Electronics Company Ltd, the world's largest technology company by sales, yesterday launched its research and development centre in Dhaka, the first of its kind by any multinational company in Bangladesh.Yeafesh Osman, state minister for science and information and communication technology,inaugurated the Samsung Bangladesh R&D Centre Ltdat a ceremony at Uday Tower in Gulshan.The centre,the Seoul-based company's 18th R&D centre in the world and second in South Asia,will reinforce the journey Read the Full Story
Metro rail in 4 years possible A commute by metro from Uttara to Jatrabari will take about 45 minutes and cost Tk 50, according to studies conducted as part of the government plans for improved public transport in the capital.The planned electric railway will carry some 60,000 people an hour at peak times. Commuters will have to pay Tk 2.50 for each kilometre. Prof Jamilur Reza Chowdhury,consultant for the government's metro rail project,briefed journalists about the study findings after a meetingwith Finance Minister AMA Muhith yesterday Read the Full Story
Is Khaleda Zia really crying or acting?? Khaleda Zia’s lawyers made an appeal to the appellate division of the highest court and it went for hearing.It was Khaleda Zia’s lawyers who requested for a postponement of the hearing and the appellate division postponed the hearing to 29th of November.Interestingly,Khaleda Zia’s lawyers did not file petition for the ‘stay’ on High court’s verdict.Therefore,even though the issue was to be resolved Read the Full Story
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Nizami confesses to forming Al Badr

Nizami confesses to forming Al Badr

Dhaka, May 5 (bdnews24.com) — War crimes suspect Jamaat-e-Islami chief Matiur Rahman Nizami has claimed that he had to form 'Al Badr' under pressure from the Pakistani army. ...

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Make Yunus chairman: GB staff

Make Yunus chairman: GB staff

Dhaka, May 5 (bdnews24.com)—Grameen Bank's employees have threatened the government with a tough agitation if its sacked managing director Muhammad Yunus is not made chairman in two weeks. ...

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Tarique money-laundering case admitted

Tarique money-laundering case admitted

Dhaka, May 5 (bdnews24.com)—The money laundering case against Tarique Rahman, elder son of former prime minister Khaleda Zia, has been admitted for trial. Judge Zahurul Haque of Dhaka's...

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PM Opens Construction of Dhaka Elevated Expressway

PM Opens Construction of Dhaka Elevated Expressway

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina formally opened construction on April 30, 2011 of the much desired 26-kilometre Dhaka Elevated Expressway to reduce the city's long standing traffic congestion. ...

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Bangladesh Gets Moody's Positive Rating Again

Bangladesh Gets Moody's Positive Rating Again

Bangladesh received a positive rating from Moody's Investors Service again, which effectively set aside all scaremongering propaganda against the stable economy and sent an encouraging message to the...

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Gartner Identifies Top 30 Countries for Offshore Services in 2010-2011

Gartner Identifies Top 30 Countries for Offshore Services in 2010-2011

Egham, UK, December 20, 2010— Gartner, Inc. has identified the Top 30 countries for globally sourced activities in 2010-2011, each one rated according to 10 criteria*, and found that eight new...

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Bangladesh 15th best investment destination

Bangladesh 15th best investment destination

Bangladesh has ranked 15th in an international rating among the investment-potential countries for the foreign investors and businessmen in 2010. The country has made tremendous progress within a short...

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Govt plans to acquire foreign coal, gas fields.

Govt plans to acquire foreign coal, gas fields.

Alongside tapping the coal and gas resources in the country, the government is planning to acquire some coal and gas fields abroad to ensure long-term energy security, said Energy Adviser...

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Investing in Bangladesh

Investing in Bangladesh

As efforts are afoot to revive the controversial Jatrabari flyover project, experts say two major issues the design and an unprecedented blanket guarantee --...

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Unions digitised PM cuts digital ribbon to open info service centres across country

Unions digitised PM cuts digital ribbon to open info service centres across country

Bangladesh launched Union Information and Services Centres in 4,501 unions across the country to disseminate information and deliver government services to all citizens. The union parishad based information...

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Laptop festival held at Ctg

Laptop festival held at Ctg

The port city of Chittagong recently enjoyed a cool breeze of digital wave in this hot summer as a laptop fair recently concluded in the metropolis. ...

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CEPZ's 44.5 mw private power plant remains idle

CEPZ's 44.5 mw private power plant remains idle

A 44.5 megawatt private power plant installed inside the Chittagong Export Processing Zone (CEPZ) for reducing its dependence on the Power Development Board (PDB) for power supply...

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Swimming eases pain of mystery ailment Swimming can significantly ease the debilitating pain of fibromyalgia, an ailment with no known cure, European researchers revealed.

Stay heal and hearty throughout the year

Happy New Year. Millions of people around the world are thinking about New Year resolutions at this first day of the year 2011 to make a clean slate at the start. Health resolution among others is one of the most important issues that should be taken into count seriously. Health experts suggest some resolutions listed below to ensure that you become a little more health-wise.

CCS clip Biman's wings TALENT CLUSTER: Mohammedan stalwarts Mohammad Yousuf (L), Khaled Masud (C sitting) and Shakib Al Hasan (R) are joined by injured star Mashrafe Mortaza (C standing) during their Premier League match against Old DOHS at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium yesterday.

Sachin ton lifts India

Sachin Tendulkar and Dale Steyn fought out a titanic battle before India took a two-run first innings lead on the third day of the third and final Test against South Africa at Newlands on Tuesday.

The temple at last Ada Chai forest station looked forlorn in this deep forest -- an outstation with a pale existence. We walked down a long wooden pier that had developed gaping holes through its rotten wood planks. At the end of it was the wooden station its planks blacked by continuous rain, damp, musty smell hanging in the air. The lanterns could hardly beat the gloom of the gathering dusk as we entered the ramshackle station.

Naturally Narail

WE were supposed to visit Narail months ago. But then many moons moaned by and all our plans collapsed one after another for one reason or another. Finally when we found time, it began with a disaster..

A night of fashion The mercury dipped low over Dhaka on December 10, but things were heating up at Dhaka Club as some of the industry's most prominent names brought their work to the ramp at a fashion show there, organized by Marico Bangladesh, and sponsored by Kaya Skin Clinic and Aromatic Gold.

Sale @ Kay Kraft

To pay homage to the month that signifies the beginning of our march to independence, boutique Kay Kraft will be offering a twenty percent discount on all items from 15 March 2010.

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