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He had to, as nothing in Bangladesh comes without associated risks. He knew that his attempt to educate impoverished children from the low castes was unacceptable to the deeply entrenched local power structure and those at the top of it, as schooling
Mr. Shahed Kayes, a human rights defender working in Narayanganj district in Bangladesh. A group of persons abducted Mr. Shahed Kayes, a well-respected human rights defender, working in Narayanganj district of Bangladesh, yesterday, 24 July. Kayes'
Pope Francis has denounced as "slave labour" the conditions of workers caught in a deadly building collapse in Bangladesh last week. More than 400 people are confirmed to have died in the collapse of the Rana Plaza building near the capital, Dhaka.
Mr Wahiduzzaman, the Central Commerce Minister, said yesterday (Dec 22) that the Government would not hesitate to nationalise the jute industry and trade if it was found that its present policy was made ineffective due to the misleading propaganda of
Narayanganj, Dec 17 (bdnews24.com) A Narayanganj police officer died Monday, four days after he was seriously injured in an explosion. Police are yet to ascertain what caused the explosion near the police housing at Nayaranganj on Thursday night,
A smuggler of animal parts was Friday arrested in Bangladesh and 40 live turtles and 200 dried turtle shells were seized from him. Farid Ahmed, 40, was held by forest department officials, and turtles of three species -- spotted flat-shell, Assamrup
Dhaka, Nov 30 (bdnews24.com)Awami League leader Mohammad Nasim on Friday said the opposition's plan to besiege the highway in the month of victory is all but 'delirium of the defeated force'. "What do they want to do by barricading highways in the
Dhaka, Nov 13 (bdnews24.com)The government on Tuesday approved a development project for Bangladesh Railway with an outlay of Tk 8.49 billion to improve rail communication in the north and south parts of the capital and ease traffic congestion in the
Dhaka, Nov 9 (bdnews24.com) The government has prepared a new 'blueprint' to suppress the opposition, says BNP's Acting General Secretary Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir. At a press briefing at the party headquarters on Friday, Alamgir said the Awami
He specifically pointed at battery-driven auto-rickshaws and other unauthorised vehicles locally known as Nasimon-Karimon...The Minister ordered Narayanganj administration to remove all unauthorised vehicles soon...The minister, however, expressed