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PM Hasina’s party wins Bangladesh election: TV report

PM Hasina’s party wins Bangladesh election: TV report

DHAKA: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s Awami League party won Sunday’s controversial general  election, local TV said. Hasina’s Awami League-led ruling coalition had won 241 seats in the 300-member parliament, results on local TV channels showed. The main opposition National Unity Front Alliance, led by the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), had secured just seven seats.   Click […]

Female Nobel laureates in Bangladesh to meet Rohingya women

Female Nobel laureates in Bangladesh to meet Rohingya women

By Julhas Alam Associated Press DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) – Three female Nobel Peace laureates began a weeklong trip to Bangladesh on Saturday to meet Rohingya Muslim women who were tortured and raped by soldiers in Myanmar before fleeing the country. During their visit, Iran’s Shirin Ebadi, Yemen’s Tawakkol Karman and Northern Ireland’s Mairead Maguire will […]

World Cup 2015: Bangladesh lose to New Zealand, likely to meet India in quarterfinals

World Cup 2015: Bangladesh lose to New Zealand, likely to meet India in quarterfinals

HAMILTON: Opener Martin Guptill smashed a brisk century before New Zealand huffed and puffed to a thrilling three-wicket win over Bangladesh to sign off their league engagements unbeaten in pool A of the ICC cricket World Cup here on Friday. Chasing a competitive 289 to win, New Zealand rode on a 131-run third-wicket partnership between […]

Bangladesh- American Society of Greater Houston Celebrated Victory Day 2014

Bangladesh- American Society of Greater Houston Celebrated Victory Day 2014

By Anik Sarkar HOUSTON: Bangladesh American Society of Greater Houston (BASGH) celebrated the 44th Victory day on Saturday, December 13, with elaborate programs to pay deep homage to the 30 lakh martyrs who laid down their lives for the country. On this day in 1971, Pakistani occupation forces surrendered after a nine-month war resulting in […]

Surangan School of Music Pays Tribute to Bangladesh’s National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam

Surangan School of Music Pays Tribute to Bangladesh’s National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam

HOUSTON: Thanks to the efforts of founder director Rupa Ghosh, the Surangan School of Music held its annual student appreciation day at the Maharaja Banquet Hall on November 21. Hailing from Bangladesh, it was only befitting that she and her students picked their national poet to pay tribute to and honor. They paid respect to […]