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Aug 31 2009 Melting Himalayas concern for millions

The glaciers of the Himalayas are melting faster than anywhere else changing its ecosystem and causing grave concerns for the region, said the speakers at the South Asian Climate Change Conference in Kathmandu, Nepal. [Read more]


Aug 31 2009 Clarification

Biman Bangladesh Airlines Ltd has given a clarification on The Daily Star news headlined “UN staff asked to skip Biman” published on August 30. [Read more]


Aug 31 2009 Hasina leaves for Geneva tomorrow to join climate confce

BSS, Dhaka
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina leaves Dhaka for Geneva on Tuesday on a five-day official visit to attend the World Climate Conference-3 beginning today in Switzerland focusing on climate predictions and information for decision-making at the seasonal to multi-decadal timescales.The theme of the upcoming World Climate Conference (WCC-3) being organised by the World Meteorological Organisation [...]


Aug 31 2009 বাংলাদেশ নির্বাচন ২০০৮

বাংলাদেশ নির্বাচন ২০০৮ নিয়ে বিবিসি বাংলার বিশেষ আয়োজন [Read more]


Aug 31 2009 Bangladesh Law Minister Says International Community Did Not Pressure Not to Hold 1971 War Crimes Trials

Bangladesh Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Barrister Shafique Ahmed said that the international community did not pressure the government whether to hold trial for crimes committed during the 1971 independence. [Read more]


Aug 30 2009 Karzai widens lead in tainted Afghan poll

Hamid Karzai was moving towards victory in Afghanistan’s fraud-tainted elections as the United States hit out at what it said were reports Washington wants to influence the outcome of the vote. [Read more]


Aug 30 2009 Ahmadinejad introduces cabinet nominees

Iran’s embattled President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad began on Sunday introducing his cabinet nominees in a speech in parliament ahead of a debate by lawmakers on his ministerial line-up, state radio said. [Read more]


Aug 30 2009 Non-traditional sources of energy answer to power crisis

Staff Reporter
A total of 3.34 lakh Solar Home System (SHS) installed in the rural and urban areas in the country, are producing 18MW of electricity everyday. The SHS covers at least 1.7 million people mainly in remote rural areas across the country, Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (IDCOL) Director Farmanul Islam recently said at a [...]


Aug 30 2009 উপদেষ্টাদের বিদায়: অপসারন না পদত্যাগ?

এসপ্তাহে আলোচনার প্রসঙ্গ: সরকারে রদবদল, সেনাবাহিনীর ভূমিকা ও রাজনৈতিক দলের সঙ্গে আলোচনাসহ অন্যান্য বিষয়৻ [Read more]


Aug 30 2009 Bangladesh HC Extends Stay on Khaleda Zia’s House Notice

Bangladesh High Court has extended for four months its earlier order staying the government’s third notice that asked BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia to vacate her cantonment house by June 30. [Read more]