• Tuesday, January 27, 2015

  • edailystar banglalink
  • 2015/01/17/ad_1421494947.jpg
  • ROBI

Singapore

Koko's body arrives today

Since the two last met in Singapore about one and a half years ago, a heartbroken mother will see her younger son's body for one last time today. The body of Arafat Rahman Koko, younger son of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia, will arrive at Shahjalal International Airport at 11:30am. “All the necessary formalities including collecting the death certificate and visas have been completed. A flight of Malaysia Airlines is scheduled to leave Kuala Lumpur for Dhaka at 9:00am [BST] today, carrying...

Bangladesh wins big against Mexico in World Hockey League

Bangladesh wins big against Mexico in World Hockey League

Bangladesh made a superb come back in their second match in the second phase of World Hockey League in Singapore by defeating Mexico 6-1, reports Bangla daily Prothom Alo. After a goalless first quarter, Mexico took the lead with Alexis Campillo’s 19th minute goal in the second quarter, but Bangladesh soon took control of the match in the third quarter of the game with Sarwar’s equalizer in the 32nd minute from a penalty corner. Bangladesh scored 5 more goals in the match. Sarwar scored two more goals in the 50th and the 60th minute of the game, while Jimmi scored 2 goals in the 37th and 44th minute and Pushkar Khisha...

Hockey World League

BD take on Japan today

The Bangladesh national hockey team will take on Japan in the opening match of the Hockey World League (Round-2) in Singapore today, with an aim to give their superior opponents a run for the money. The 30th-ranked Bangladesh, who had lost against 14th-ranked Japan by 0-8 goals in the Asian Games in September, had a relatively good preparation despite losing against Malaysia U-21 and Ukraine while winning convincingly against Malaysia U-23 team in practice matches ahead of the tournament. “Japan is...

AirAsia plane tail lifted from seabed

AirAsia plane tail lifted from seabed

The Indonesian navy has retrieved from the seabed the tail of the AirAsia plane that crashed two weeks ago. Divers used an inflatable device to pull the tail to the sea's surface. They are also searching for the plane's "black box" flight recorders, which officials believe have been separated from the tail section. Divers tackle waves...

'Pings' detected in missing AirAsia search

'Pings' detected in missing AirAsia search

"Pings" have been detected in the Java Sea which could have come from the "black box" flight recorders of AirAsia flight QZ8501, officials say. The commander of the Indonesian armed forces, Gen Moeldoko, told the BBC divers had been sent to investigate. The pings were heard near where the plane's tail was found. Officials say...

PM inaugurates Dhaka Int’l Trade Fair

PM inaugurates Dhaka Int’l Trade Fair

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina told businessmen to increase productivity to survive in the competitive world of today while opening the Dhaka International Trade Fair. She urged them to make more quality, standard and attractive products. She formally inaugurated the month-long annual mega-event Dhaka International Trade Fair-2015 this morning, which is aimed to showcase Bangladeshi products...

Sea bed sonar image believed to be that of missing AirAsia plane

Sea bed sonar image believed to be that of missing AirAsia plane

A sonar image showing a large, dark object on the sea bed is believed to be a missing AirAsia plane, an official with Indonesia's search and rescue agency said on Wednesday after bodies and debris were found in the area. Ships and planes have been scouring the Java Sea for Flight QZ8501 since Sunday,...

Unease in Singapore over Filipino workers

Unease in Singapore over Filipino workers

One of Singapore's most popular comic characters happens to be a Filipino maid called Leticia Bongnino. A fictional character from a television sketch show, she embodies a stereotype familiar to Singaporeans who have long relied on Filipinos to tend to their homes. But it is also a stereotype that has become outdated, as more Filipinos...

AirAsia says debris is missing plane

AirAsia says debris is missing plane

Indonesian officials have confirmed that bodies and debris found in the Java Sea off Borneo are from AirAsia flight QZ8501 that went missing on Sunday, a statement by AirAsia says. AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes said he was "devastated" by the news. President Joko Widodo told media he had instructed all search teams to focus on...

‘Missing AirAsia plane likely at sea bottom’

‘Missing AirAsia plane likely at sea bottom’

The AirAsia Indonesia plane which went missing with 162 people on board en route to Singapore is likely at the bottom of the sea, Indonesia’s National Search and Rescue Agency chief said on Monday, as a multi-nation search operation resumed for a second day on two search areas in the Java Sea. “Based on...

Super Chef

Video Stories »

2014/12/22/ad_1419234172.gif
concord

Ads by Google

  • edailystar

Ads by Google

wide angle
Promoting Knowledge