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Bangladesh sets up university to commemorate Tagore's contribution
Each year Rabindra Jayanti is celebrated with fervour and festivity across Bangladesh. Rabindranath Tagore may not have been a Bangladeshi poet, but his song Amar Sonar Bangla is the national......
Pranab pays tribute to Bangladesh martyrs
President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday paid rich tribute to the 1971 Liberation War martyrs as he visited the national memorial at Savar near Bangladesh capital Dhaka. Soon after his arrival in......
Khaleda Zia cancels meeting with Pranab
In an apparent fall-out of the domestic political standoff over war crimes trial and consequent violence, opposition leader and Bangladesh National Party Chairperson Khaleda Zia cancelled her......
Bangladesh confers highest honour to Indira Gandhi
Former Indian prime minister Indira Gandhi was on Monday honoured posthumously with Bangladesh's highest state award for her outstanding contribution to the country's 1971 'Liberation War'.......
One general salutes another
Lieutenant General J F R Jacob served with Lieutenant General Jagjit Singh Aurora on the eastern front in the 1971 war. General Jacob made the arrangements for the surrender ceremony in Dhaka,......
Kolkata 2006: a space odyssey
At the ITC Sonar Bangla, it's almost doubled. Average room rents in 2005-06 were in the range of Rs 4,000-Rs 4,500. This year, Ranvir Bhandari, area head, projects, east, expects the figure to......
Waste to wealth: ITC's success story
Anyone who has stayed at the swanky, 16-acre spread of the ITC Sonar Bangla in Kolkata will tell you that the energy requirements of the luxury hotel must be staggeringly high.\nEven so, when it......
DLF to bring Hilton brand to Kolkata
DLF, which will enter the capital market on June 11 with its public issue,announced on Friday an investment of Rs 3,000 crore (Rs 30 billion) for developing two hotels and a service apartment in......
Army schooling for executives
The Army Institute of Management, Kolkata is gearing up to provide tailor-made courses to executives who have finished college a while ago but want to do additional courses to face the changing......
ITC set to merge hotel arm with self
ITC on Friday said it would consider merging ITC Hotels with itself. The company will take up the merger plans at its board meeting on August 25. The company will also consider the amalgamation of......
Soumitra Chatterjee: I don't have much faith in awards
'No other actor in India was as lucky as me,' Soumitra Chatterjee tells Indrani Roy/ Rediff.com The brilliant actor Soumitra Chatterjee turns 80 today, January 19. On this occasion, we......
Amid devilish times, a God lands in Kolkata
In the time of terror and gloom, a God -- undoubtedly on the football field -- has landed in India.When the rest of India was sleeeping, Diego Armando Maradona, the football icon, arrived to a......
'Sachin can easily play for another few years'
Aminul Islam will always be remembered as Bangladesh's first Test centurion. He attained the milestone in their first Test, against India in November 2000.Famously referred to as 'Bulbul', the......
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