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Bangladesh people hit hard with commodity price hike in Ramadan

Bangladesh people hit hard with commodity price hike in Ramadan

Dhaka–With the advent of Ramadan, the religious month of fasting for the Muslim community, the common people of Bangladesh, a Muslim majority country have been hit hard by the price spiral of the essential commodities. Apart from daily essentials, demand of certain commodities like, edible oil, onion, meat, fish, pulses, sugar, fruits and some vegetables […]

Bangladesh braces early monsoon disaster

Bangladesh braces early monsoon disaster

Bangladesh flood situation has improved in the northern districts and the north-eastern Sylhet region but the tidal surge in the coastal belt and erosion along the major river system have rendered thousand of people homeless and road communication disrupted in the affected areas. Meanwhile, waterborne diseases coupled with poor relief efforts, lack of jobs , […]

Coalmine villagers clash with police over compensation in Bangladesh

Coalmine villagers clash with police over compensation in Bangladesh

Barapukuria Coal Mine, Agitation postponed after clash between villagers and police. The villagers around  Barapukuria coalmine in northern Bangladesh have  postponed their agitation programme  till 22 July after  the local lawmaker  and   state minister for land Mostafizur Rahman made  an assurance  to meet  their  demands. Meanwhile, at least 20 villagers and 4 members of law […]

Rains wreak havoc on Bangladesh

Rains wreak havoc on Bangladesh

Torrential rains over the week have triggered flooding, landslide and river erosion leaving at least 110 persons killed in Bangladesh. A huge population in  the eastern and  northern  part  of the country  have  been marooned as flood situation continued  to worsen  due  to  the  rains  and  the  onrush  of  waters  from  the  hills  beyond  the  borders. […]

Villagers affected by coalmine demand full compensation

Villagers affected by coalmine demand full compensation

DHAKA — Several thousand villagers affected  by coalmine  in northern  Bangladesh district  of  Dinajpur  continued  their  sit-in   demonstrations  at Barapukuria coal field  over  the week  demanding  full payment  of  their  compensation  as  committed  by  the government  for  their  rehabilitation. The  inhabitants   from 15  affected  villages  carrying  sticks  and  chanting  slogans joined  the  demonstration  since June 18  […]

Tens of thousands suffer inhuman life in Bangladesh-India border

  About 50,000 people are living inhuman life, almost stateless, in the enclaves along the Bangladesh-India border since the great partition of India by the British colonial ruler in 1947. The residents of the enclaves live in abysmal conditions, with a lack of water, roads, electricity, schools and medicines. Crime also is rampant, as complaining […]

Children of sex workers bring honor for Bangladesh

Children of sex workers bring  honor for Bangladesh

The young  Karate  team  from  Bangladesh, achieved   marvelous success  in  the  just  concluded  18th International High School Karate and Kick Boxing Champion-ship in Katmandu, Nepal. The  competition  was  held   from 24th May, 2012 to 1st June, 2012 with  a total  of  375 participants  from eleven countries. Among the eleven participating countries, the five-member   Bangladesh  team  […]

Morshed awarded as best director in SAARC festival

Morshed awarded as best director in SAARC festival

Bangladeshi film mker Morshedul Islam received the best director award for his film ‘Khelaghar’ at the SAARC Film Festival-2012  held  in Sri-Lanka last month. Sri-Lankan Minister of Public Administration and Home Affairs WDJ Seneviratne conferred the award to Morshedul Islam at the concluding ceremony of the 5-day festival held at National Film Corporation Cinema Hall […]

Chidren of sex workers dream of bright future

Chidren of sex workers dream of bright future

*Editor’s note: This is a follow-up of the earlier story by the writer about the children of prostitutes working at the Kandapara brothel in Bangladesh, who are being sheltered and educated at a nearby children’s home.  Tales of deprived children of Quisbari Payel , a ten-year-old  girl, is crying inside while playing  the violin  putting  under the jaw,  […]

Summer flowers in full bloom in Bangladesh

Summer flowers in full bloom in Bangladesh

 Shonalu  Krishnochura Lalshonalu Kathgolap Naglingam Amid the scorching heat, power outage and political violence during this summer, the nature blossoms in colours surpassing the brick, stone and all the junks in urban environment of the capital Dhaka in Bangladesh. The busy urban people might have no time to look at but the nature does not […]

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