Monthly Archives: December 2013

india

Tesco’s India expansion given go-ahead

Tesco’s plans for expansion into India have been approved by the country’s government. The British retail giant intends to invest $110m (£68m) in India’s closely-protected retail sector. It will set…

schu

Schumacher’s condition improves

Former motor racing champion Michael Schumacher’s condition has improved slightly after an operation to relieve pressure on his brain, his doctors have said. A new scan taken overnight showed signs…

russian

New deadly explosion hits Russian city

At least 10 people have been killed and more than 20 others hurt in a suspected suicide bombing on a trolleybus in the Russian city of Volgograd. The blast comes…

al

15 journos hurt at JPC in AL attack

Around 15 journalists were injured when pro-Awami League activists hurled brick chips at them during a demonstration at Jatiya Press Club premises in the capital demanding release of Amar Desh…

us

US jobless to lose unemployment aid

More than a million Americans will lose their unemployment benefits after an emergency federal programme expired on Saturday. Lawmakers failed to agree on an extension of the scheme before the…

russia

‘Suicide bomber’ hits Russia station

An explosion at a train station in the southern Russian city of Volgograd has killed at least 13 people, reports say. A female suicide bomber was thought to be responsible…

people

People suffer as buses go off city streets

Hundreds of city dwellers suffered moving around the city as most public transports kept off Dhaka streets ahead of tomorrow’s ‘March for Democracy’ called by the BNP-led opposition alliance. The…

iraq

Iraq troops arrest MP in deadly raid

Iraqi forces have arrested an MP, killing his brother and at least three of his guards during a raid on his home in the western city of Ramadi. Ahmed al-Awlani,…

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National Museum completes 100 years

Prokash Chandra Das, Director General of Bangladesh National Museum, speaks in an exclusive interview with The Guardian in December 2013. শতবর্ষ একজন ব্যক্তি বা একটি প্রতিষ্ঠানের জন্য অত্যন্ত গর্ব এবং…

hasena

Mad Parliament!

Ruling Awami League (AL) chief Sheikh Hasina looks all set to be elected the leader of the AL parliamentary party after an easy two-third majority in the January 5 parliamentary…