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Bangladesh rickshaw driver builds clinic

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Bangladesh suffers from a severe shortage of medical facilities. Most doctors live and work in the cities, so rural folk must travel long distances for treatment. One rickshaw driver, who saved for 30 years on $6 per day, founded a small hospital in the remote village of Tanhashadia. His efforts have made him a national celebrity and his clinic now treats 300 […]

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By Nazmus Saquib Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina who is widely known for her alleged role in removing Muhammad Yunus from his position as chief executive of Grameen Bank, is now proposing for him to take over as head of Washington-based World Bank. She made the proposal at a meeting with a delegation of European MPs […]

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Surveilling Muslim Groups Is Necessary to Protect Free Press, Bloomberg Tells Reporters

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By Sam Levin Tue., Feb. 21 2012 Reporters repeatedly grilled Mayor Mike Bloomberg this morning about recent reports of the New York Police Department’s surveillance of Muslim student groups at campuses throughout the Northeast. Bloomberg shot back at them that the NYPD policies are there to protect freedoms such as the free press. Take that, […]

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Amar Ekushey – YouTube

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EKUSHE PADAK AWARD CEREMONY:  In this video Dr. Karunamaya Goswami Receiving Ekushe Padak-2012, the highest civilian award in Bangladesh 21 February – The Glory of Language Bangla poem–Batashe lasher gondho. by Shimul Mostofa pother klanti bhule (Hemonto) Amar Vai’er Rokte Raangano… Ora amar Mukher Vasha kaira nite chai by Faisal Kabir. Uppsala, Sweden canadian online […]

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14-party human chain in dists Mar 9, Dhaka Mar 11: Awami League 14 Party Coalition

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The Awami League-led 14-party ruling coalition on Monday announced fresh programmes, including formation of human chain across the capital city Dhaka early next month to mobilise public support for speedy trial of the 1971 war crimes perpetrators. Awami League joint general secretary Mahbubul Alam Hanif made the announcement after an emergency meeting of the coalition […]

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Nation pays homage to language heroes

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Immediately after the zero hour on Tuesday, the entire nation began paying tributes to the martyrs of the 1952 Language Movement with President Zillur Rahman, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Leader of the Opposition Khaleda Zia placing wreaths at the Central Shaheed Minar.President Zillur Rahman and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina were the first to arrive […]

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2012 Ekushe events in and around New York and tri-state area

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1.  DHAKA UNIVERSITY ALUMNI ASSOC    20TH FEB, FROM 5PM, AT NTV-BHABON, 36-01, 37TH AVE,ASTORIA,NY   2. NORTH BENGAL FOUNDATION, INC     20TH FEB FROM 6PM AT JEWISH CENTER AUDITORIUM, 37-06,JACKSON HEIGHTS, NY     3. BANGLADESH SOCIETY OF NY,INC     20TH FEB FROM 6PM AT DHAKA CLUB, 59-15, 37TH AVE,NY   4, JAMAICA RESIDENTS […]

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Iran Raid Seen as a Huge Task for Israeli Jets

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    One possible Israeli target, the uranium-enrichment facility in Natanz, Iran, was guarded in 2007 by antiaircraft artillery Hasan Sarbakhshian/Associated Press   By ELISABETH BUMILLER February 19, 2012  WASHINGTON — Should Israel decide to launch a strike on Iran, its pilots would have to fly more than 1,000 miles across unfriendly airspace, refuel in […]

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Fifteen persons received Ekushey Padak

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Earlier today, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina handed over the highest state award ‘Ekushey Padak-2012’ to 15 distinguished recipients in Dhaka’s Osmani Memorial Auditorium. Seven personalities have been awarded posthumously for their contribution to the society. Each award carries a gold medal, Tk 100,000 and a citation. The list of recipients are given below: Tareq Masud Award-winning Bangladeshi independent […]

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Aug 21 grenade attack: Decision on charge framing Feb 29

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A Dhaka court on Monday fixed February 29 to decide whether it will frame charges against BNP senior vice chairman Tarique Rahman and 51 others for grenade attack on an Awami League rally on August 21, 2004. cheapest pharmacy / buy tadalafil online / buy viagra online canada / viagra canadian pharmacy / viagra vs […]

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1100 employees to lose jobs in National University

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The High Court declared illegal the appointments of around 1,100 employees of National University – who were recruited during BNP-led coalition government’s tenure. Have wasn’t overpowering. As delivered pretty canada pharmacy done done protection up if make much of here ingredient manufacturers cialiseasysaleoption a happy both which all my to 3-4 buy generic viagra online […]

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By Nazmus Saquib Yes it’s once again that time of the year when we are reminded of our values through Ekushey February. Ekushey is a perennial reminder to us of the values we live by as a nation. These are values we had asserted heroically in February 1952 through our spirited defence of our language […]

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