Prabir Barua Chowdhury

From far and wide for love of Bangla

Many foreigners come to Bangladesh to see the lush green country, historic places and to learn about the rich folklore and traditions. Some come just for work.

Regent starts Dhaka-Kathmandu flights

Regent Airways now operates flights between Dhaka and Kathmandu.

Making people smile

A smiling face, irrespective of age, warms up his soul. He believes a sincere, warm smile has the power to bring peace between enemies.

Ocampo stood by Bangalees in '71

Rabindranath Tagore fondly gave her a name -- Vijaya. Jorge Luis Borges, a key figure in 20th century Spanish literature, described her as “the quintessential Argentine woman”.

War history e-archived

Mohammad Sajjadur Rahman, a doctoral student at the Centre for Holocaust and Genocide Studies of Clark University in the US, has research interests in the role of paramilitary groups during the 1971 Liberation War.

A message to rebuild relations with AL

The decision to cancel her birthday celebrations on August 15 was a message BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia wanted to send out that she is ready to rebuild good terms with political archrival the ruling Awami League and others, as per party leaders.

Regular garbage collection in Lalmatia resumes finally

After a long week, regular garbage collection in the capital's Lalmatia, which was stopped over a dispute of establishing a

Texts from a brother held hostage inside Holey Artisan Bakery

Soumir Baroi held hostage inside one of the bathrooms at Holey Artisan Bakery, which is witnessing a hostage situation, managed to establish contact with his brother Gopal via texts.

December 8, 2015
December 8, 2015

AL mayor candidate to be elected unopposed

One more Awami League-backed mayoral candidate, in Feni Sadar, is set to be elected unopposed after his lone opponent, a Jatiya Party-nominated candidate, withdrew his nomination yesterday.

November 6, 2015
November 6, 2015

Find out the real history

“I was a proud member of a team which had conducted a secrete operation that made the battle easier for the main

November 6, 2015
November 6, 2015

Phantoms In The Hills

You never can tell their position but they are already stalking you. They remain invisible and when the time comes,

April 30, 2015
April 30, 2015

AL bags most of councillor posts

The ruling Awami League-backed candidates won most of the councillor posts in Tuesday's city polls.

April 18, 2015
April 18, 2015

Khaleda to take part in campaign on Apr 25-26

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia will conduct two days' extensive campaign in the capital next week for her party-backed mayoral and councillor aspirants of two city corporations, insiders said.

March 28, 2015
March 28, 2015

Abbas joins race

Mirza Abbas yesterday joined the mayoral race in Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) as his lawyer collected the nomination paper on behalf of the heavyweight BNP leader, currently in hiding to avoid arrest.

March 24, 2015
March 24, 2015

BNP looks at possibilities

The BNP is searching for competent and loyal candidates for backing in the upcoming elections to the Dhaka and Chittagong city corporations.

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