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Deadly clashes break out after Egypt court sentences 21 to death in football riot trial

Port Said, Egypt: Deadly clashes between protesters and security forces left at least 30 people dead in the Egyptian city of Port Said on Saturday, after a court sentenced 21 local football fans to death for their role in a post-match riot in which 74 people were killed last year. Chaos broke out as soon as […]

Around two months after the country’s worst industrial fire in Ashulia, a blaze yesterday killed at least seven female workers at a garment factory in the capital’s Mohammadpur. The cause of the fire at Smart Export Garment Ltd near Beribandh could not be known. Witnesses said it began around 2:40pm in the storage space with […]

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Beef is a delicacy in Bangladesh, but Hindu-majority India refuses to sell their sacred cows. The demand is so high, however, that a dangerous $920 million cow smuggling trade has popped up. In Muslim majority Bangladesh beef is in high demand. More than 90 percent of the 160 million people who live there are Muslims and for them […]

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“Abdul Bari had run out of luck. Like thousands of other people in East Bengal, he had made the mistake – the fatal mistake – of running within sight of a Pakistani patrol. He was 24 years old, a slight man surrounded by soldiers. He was trembling because he was about to be shot.” So began […]

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The potential of routing trade from Kolkata to the North-East through Bangladesh can be exploited. In a bid to cash in on the shortage of coal faced by industrial consumers for quite some time, a Kolkata-based trader sometime ago wondered about transporting coal from Meghalaya by the river route (a large part of which is […]

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Bangladeshi expats can now send money to their dear ones’ bank accounts in Bangladesh in real time using FLASHremit, from UAE Exchange. Both sender and receiver get an SMS each, the moment account is credited.   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, January 26, 2013 –(PR.com)– Citizens of Bangladesh, settled outside the country, can now send […]

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“Sacrifice” does not mean the rejection of the worthless, but of the precious. “Sacrifice” does not mean the rejection of the evil for the sake of the good, but of the good for the sake of the evil. “Sacrifice” is the surrender of that which you value in favor of that which you don’t. The […]

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