Mithila wins Veet Channel i top model title

Sumaiya Anzum Mithila has won the title of “Veet Channel i Top Model” at the grand finale of the competition…

Child laborers in Bangladesh: Victims of poverty and neglect

In Bangladesh, around 4.5 million children are working under hazardous conditions. DW has captured their lives in photos.    …

Children are cleaning up a devastating oil spill in Bangladesh—with their bare hands

At 5 am, a thick dark fog hung about, as we heading south into the Sundarbans from the Chandpai forest…

“Made in Bangladesh” to be staged at BSA on Jan 26

German-Bangladeshi dance production “Made in Bangladesh” by German director Helena Waldmann is finally scheduled to be presented in Dhaka at the invitation of The  Goethe-Institut Bangladesh in cooperation with Shadhona – A Center for the Advancement of Southasian Culture. On 26 January, 2015, two shows…

Painting Bangladesh’s colourful rickshaws

Three-wheeled rickshaws are one of the well-known trade marks of the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka. It…

Pakistan Shia mosque blast in Shikarpur kills dozens

Dozens of people were wounded in the attack At least 40 people have been killed in a bomb blast at a Shia mosque in southern Pakistan, officials say. Dozens were wounded in the attack after Friday prayers in Shikarpur district of Sindh province, and the…

Tamil Sripavan appointed Sri Lanka’s top judge

Kanagasabapathy Sripavan (right) is the first Tamil to hold the post since 1991 Sri Lanka’s…

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Bangladesh eye quarters

Bangladesh have set their sights on the quarter-finals of next month’s cricket World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, the team’s Sri Lankan coach said. Chandika Hathurusinghe told journalists in Dhaka he was happy with the team’s preparations and hoped they would go “all the way”. But he said…

Salma tops T20 rankings

Whenever one hears the news of a Bangladeshi being No. 1 in ICC rankings, the…

President of Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) Atiqul Islam (second from left), speaking at a press briefing at its headquarters on Monday flanked by two vice presidents around him.

The government plans to provide electricity to all citizens by 2021, claiming that at present 68 percent of them has access to it, a minister has said. Planning Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal informed Parliament of the plans on Tuesday on behalf of State Minister for…

Bangladesh proposes setting up coal-based power plant in India

NEW DELHI: To bolster bilateral energy ties, Bangladesh has suggested setting up of a thermal…