Thursday, 21 March 2019

January 2011

Chittagong, Bangladesh: The Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectorial Technical and Economic Co-operation (BIMSTEC)’s Permanent Secretariat Headquarters will be established in Dhaka, according to the United News of Bangladesh.
Read more: BIMSTEC Secretariat establishes headquarters in Dhaka

Chittagong, Bangladesh: Bishwa Ijtema, the largest congregation of Muslims after Hajj, started yesterday with tight security measures. Muslims from home and abroad gathered the banks of the Turag River in Tongi, some 20 kilometers north of the capital, turning the venue into a human sea, said a devotee from the gathering.

Read more: Bishwa Ijtema starts in Bangladesh

Teknaf, Bangladesh: Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB), formerly known as Bangladesh Rifles (BDR), arrested 25 Burmese citizens for illegally entering the country through Shah Puri Dip on January 19 at 1:00 pm, according to an official from the Teknaf Police Station.
Read more: 25 Burmese citizens held at Bangladesh-Burma border

Maungdaw, Arakan State: Security and municipal authorities are looting from Rohingya businessmen in Maungdaw, according to a businessman from Maungdaw.
Read more: Authorities looting from Rohingya shopkeepers in Maungdaw

Dhaka, Bangladesh: A seven-member Bangladeshi tennis team left Bangladesh for Burma on Friday to participate in the ITF (International Tennis Federation) Under-14 and 14, Asian Tennis Championship 2011 of Group 2, according to sport reporter from Dhaka.  
Read more: 7-member U-14 tennis team off to Burma