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India Hosts BIMSTEC Counter-Terror Military Drills

India Hosts BIMSTEC Counter-Terror Military Drills      September 11, 2018 BenarNews   By Jaishree Balasubramanian India, Bangladesh and three other Asian countries in the BIMSTEC regional group on Monday kicked off its first-ever joint military drills focusing on counter-terrorist operations in semi-urban areas, Indian defense officials said. Troops from Bhutan, Sri Lanka and Myanmar are […]

Living with and on water in Bangladesh A team from Brac University’s Centre for Climate Change and Environmental Research (C3ER), under a project funded by the Global Resilience Partnership (GRP), has made flood-resistant floating houses, using bamboo, wood and plastic barrels. An example of the design in Dular Char area of Shariatpur’s Bhedarganj. Photo: Star […]

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Bangladesh national football team players look dejected after their loss to Nepal in their final Group A match of the 12th SAFF Championship at the BNS on Saturday. — New Age photo Bangladesh national football team is set to face another lean period after their early exit from SAFF championship following a heartbreaking 0-2 defeat […]

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File photo of Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader Dhaka Tribune The minister warned local leaders not to get involved in unfair competition over the national election Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Qauder has said a poll-time government will be formed in the middle of October. While talking to the media at the secretariat on […]

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A file photo shows workers sewing clothes at a readymade garment factory on the outskirts of Dhaka. The government has cut source tax on export earnings for readymade garment and other export-oriented sectors to 0.60 per cent from 1 per cent amid apparel makers’ hectic lobbying for the reduction. — New Age photo The government […]

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