Stories Tagged 'Bangladesh'
The Nepal Art Fair Bangladesh 2018, which exhibits works by a total of 57 Nepali artists, commenced on Sunday in Bangladesh. The week-long exhibition was held as per the agreement signed between Nepal Academy of Fine Arts and Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy two years ago.
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Dhaka—For four decades, the garment industry has powered Bangladesh’s economy and put more people to work than any other sector. Women in particular have benefited from this hiring boom, and today, a majority of the industry’s four million employees are female.
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A trial bus service on the Bangladesh-India-Nepal route has been flagged off, in a major development in transport across the three countries.Two buses carrying 80 delegates from the three nations led by Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation Chairman Fariduddin Ahmed left the BRTC international depot in Motijheel, Dhaka, on Monday morning, according to Bangladeshi media.
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Three years after the agreement, a direct service will come into operation among Bangladesh, India and Nepal.
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The bodies of 23 Bangladeshis who died in the US-Bangla aircraft crash were flown back home in a special flight on Monday.
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Former Bangladesh Prime Minister and opposition leader Khaleda Zia was jailed for five years for corruption on Thursday as thousands of supporters took to the streets of the capital to protest her innocence, Reuters reported.
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