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Bangladesh Association of New Jersey (BANJ) celebrated Bengali New Year 1420 on Pohela Boisakh, 14 April 2013.

  It was a bright sunny day breeze was cool, sky beautifully day. A perfect Day to welcome New Year in traditional Bengali way. Everyone was dressed for the occasion women in white saree with red border in red, men wore red tinged Punjabi and white pajama. The place Our House Restaurant and Banquet was […]

BNP blasts PM for rejecting all polls-time govt formulas A Dhaka court accepted on Tuesday charges against 41 opposition leaders, including BNP leader Moudud Ahmed, in a case filed for torching vehicles and creating panic among people in front of BNP’s Nayapaltan central office on March 6, reports UNB. After scrutinising the relevant documents, Metropolitan […]

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New players are making a foray into the growing market for ice cream, industry operators said. Poultry sector giant Kazi Farms already launched its ice cream early this year and Golden Harvest now plans to enter the business, encouraged by the growing buying power of people. Cold Stone Creamery, a concern of US-based Kahala, is […]

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Miscreants exploded four crude bombs in front of BNP’s Nayapaltan central office on Tuesday evening. Police said the crude bombs went off around 7:45 pm when several leaders of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal, the student wing of BNP, gathered in front of the main opposition’s headquarters. However, no casualty was reported in the incident. Police said […]

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Human Rights Watch has slammed the Bangladesh government for the arrest of four bloggers and Amar Desh acting editor Mahmudur Rahman. The global rights body in a release on Monday said the government should stop targeting individuals and media publishing stories the government deems objectionable and reaffirm its commitment to freedom of expression, a principle […]

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Iranian state TV says at least 40 people have been killed by a major earthquake near the Iran-Pakistan border. Press TV gave no further details on the extent of damage in the sparsely populated areas. But the quake shook buildings as far away as New Delhi and Gulf cities of Dubai and Bahrain. Iran’s seismological […]

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Severe thunderstorm with W/Nw’ly Kalbaishakhi squalls is likely to affect the North Bay, adjoining coastal area and the maritime ports. Maritime ports of Chittagong, Cox’s Bazar and Mongla have been advised to hoist local cautionary signal number three, said a special bulletin of the Met Office on Tuesday. All fishing boats and trawlers over the […]

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At least 15 people, including three children, were injured as three crude bombs were exploded in a Baishakhi Fair in Atrai upazila on Tuesday night. Locals said the crude bombs went off near the stage of the fair at Chairmatha around 8:45 pm when Close-up 1 star Muhin was performing at the stage. The injured […]

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Labour leaders of the RMG sector at a meeting on Tuesday urged all pro-liberation people to come forward to resist anarchy of the anti-women communal forces who make derogatory comments about women. They said several peddlers of the religion, anti-liberation communal and militant forces are out to take the women to the Dark Ages, denying […]

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Times Square Rally Against the impending civil war in Bangladesh a huge success. Thousands of participants who covered 5 blocks demanded end to government crackdown.Thousands of Muslims gathered in the Times Square on Saturday, April 13, to bring attention to the wide scale abuse of human rights in Bangladesh and to avert an impending civil […]

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As the radical – and growing – rightwing party Hefazat-e-Islam demands stricter religious adherence, the millions of women who work in Bangladesh’s garment industry are worried for their jobs Muslim men pray in the street in Dhaka during a grand rally in March to call on the prime minister to arrest atheist bloggers who insulted […]

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This April 11 photo shows a man, who was injured in a clash between Hefajat-e Islam and Awami League activists at Kalirhat of Fatikchhari, is being brought to Chittagong Medical College Hospital. A person was killed and 50 others were injured in the clash during hartal hours. The High Court on Tuesday directed the law […]

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