Al Jazeera: Rohingya crisis explained in maps

A visual explainer of the unrest in Myanmar that has forced around one million Rohingya to flee their homes. Shakeeb Asrar | 20 Sep 2017 06:41 GMT They’ve been described as the “world’s most persecuted minority”. The Rohingya are a majority-Muslim ethnic group who have lived in the Buddhist nation of Myanmar for centuries. The…

PHOTOS: Humans Of South Asia — Global Voices online org

In 2010, photographer Brandon Stanton began photographing strangers on the streets of New York, asking them a few questions, and sharing their story online. After three years, he put together the Humans of New York (HONY) Facebook page, and as the project grew in popularity, professional and amateur photographers across the world began to replicate…

His Highness the Aga Khan signs AKDN protocol agreement with Bangladesh

Mawlana Hazar Imam signs AKDN protocol agreement with Bangladesh — The Ismaili Mawlana Hazar Imam signs a protocol agreement with Foreign Minister Dr Dipu Moni between AKDN and the Government of Bangladesh, as Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina looks on. Photo: TheIsmaili / Ayeleen Ajanee Saleh Dhaka, Bangladesh, 16 September 2013 — An agreement was signed…

His Highness the Aga Khan arrives in Bangladesh

Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Bangladesh Mawlana Hazar Imam is greeted by the Foreign Minister of Bangladesh, Dr Dipu Moni, and the Ambassador at Large from the Prime Minister’s Office, Mohammad Ziauddin, upon his arrival in Dhaka. Photo: TheIsmaili / Rafiq Hakim Dhaka, Bangladesh, 16 September 2013 — Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Dhaka this…

Aga Khan arrives in Dhaka — BD News 24 com

Photo: PID  – Prince Karim Aga Khan, the spiritual leader of the 15 million Shia Ismaili Muslims, arrived in Dhaka on Monday morning on a two-day visit. Foreign minister Dipu Moni received him at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on his arrival by private a jet to a red carpet reception. Read more on BD…

‘Global community urged to stay engaged with Bangladesh’ — One World South Asia net, Aga Khan discussed to engage its network in various fields

The Foreign Minister of Bangladesh, Dr Dipu Moni urged the international community for enhanced engagement during the first OECD Global Forum on Responsible Business in Paris. Dhaka: The Foreign Minister of Bangladesh, Dr Dipu Moni, urged the OECD countries to remain engaged with Bangladesh and its RMG industry saying the multinational brands and retailers need…

Women’s Leadership Breathes New Life into Bangladesh – IPS News Net

A women-led village council prepares a “social map” of the local community. Credit: Naimul Haq/IPS BARGUNA, Bangladesh , Feb 9 2013 (IPS) – Monashatoli, a small coastal village of 5,000 residents in Bangladesh’s southwestern Barguna district, located about 470 kilometres south of the capital Dhaka, is a living model of the success of bottom-up community…

German architect attacked in Bangladesh riots – Bangkok Post com

An award-winning German architect was attacked by opposition activists in Bangladesh during protests over the weekend that left two people dead and dozens injured, the German embassy in Dhaka said Monday. File photo of German architect Anna Heringer, an award-winning German architect, who was attacked by opposition activists in Bangladesh during protests December 9, 2012…

Bangladesh: Need for early childhood care stressed – The Daily Star News

A youngster makes strokes of her brush on a large canvas in a painting programme at Bangladesh Shishu Academy compound in the capital yesterday. Photo: Palash Khan Several child rights activists yesterday advised parents to improve early childhood care and education for proper physical and mental growth of children. The early childhood stage, considered the…

IDLC Finance unveils new logo – Daily Star Net Bangladesh News

IDLC Finance Ltd — the largest multi product non-bank financial institution (NBFI) in Bangladesh — unveiled a new logo yesterday to innovate and focus on quality growth. “snip” The IDLC brand was founded in 1985 sponsored by International Finance Corporation, German Investment and Development Company, Kookmin Bank, Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development, Korea Development…

Bangladesh enters the laptop market – DW World de News

Bangladesh has brought four laptops called ‘Doel’ out onto the market. The cheapest model costs only 100 euros. ‘Doel’ means robin in English.        Bangladesh is on its way to digitalization The ‘Doel’ is the result of a joint venture between the state-owned firm Telephone Shilpa Sangstha (TSS) and a Malaysian company and…