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2011-07-26 12:30:00

GRAMMY-Winning Concert for Bangladesh Album Makes its Digital Debut on iTunes for the 40th Anniversary of Legendary Show; Sales Benefit the George Harrison Fund for UNICEF NEW YORK, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the 40th anniversary of the groundbreaking Concert for Bangladesh, the first major music benefit for a humanitarian cause, the music community is coming together yet again for UNICEF, this time to help provide emergency relief for children in famine and drought-affected...

2011-07-26 11:52:00

LOS ANGELES, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- George Harrison's GRAMMY-winning Concert for Bangladesh album makes its exclusive digital debut on the iTunes Store (www.itunes.com) today, 40 years after the historic concert event on August 1, 1971.

2011-07-23 00:00:40

Bangladesh’s first complete mobile financial service provider, bKash Limited, a BRAC Bank subsidiary, launched its mobile banking operation yesterday. Dhaka, Bangladesh (PRWEB) July 22, 2011 Bangladesh’s first complete mobile financial service provider, bKash Limited, a BRAC Bank subsidiary, launched its mobile banking operation yesterday.

2011-07-22 10:57:00

CHENGDU, China, July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Tianyin Pharmaceutical Co., Inc.

2011-07-18 07:33:00

DHAKA, Bangladesh and CHENNAI, India, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Polaris Software (POLS.BO), a leading global Financial Technology Company, Sonali Bank Ltd., the largest Nationalized Commercial Bank in Bangladesh and Bangladesh Commerce Bank Ltd.

2011-07-11 15:32:00

WASHINGTON, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Richard Greene was sworn in last week as the new Mission Director for Bangladesh for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

2011-06-15 14:26:00

CHENGDU, China, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Tianyin Pharmaceutical Co., Inc.

2011-06-13 03:00:00

JAKARTA, Indonesia, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- By teaching sustainable farming skills, creating microenterprises and providing nutrition education, Kraft Foods is empowering women and thereby helping to eradicate child malnutrition in some of the neediest areas of Indonesia and Bangladesh. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090420/KRAFTLOGO) Announced today at a World Economic Forum meeting in Jakarta, Kraft Foods' $3.8 million program in cooperation with Helen Keller...

2011-05-06 13:54:23

Exposure to even moderate levels of arsenic in drinking water is associated with an increased risk of heart disease, especially among smokers, finds a study published on bmj.com today.


Latest Bangladesh Reference Libraries

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2009-04-07 16:08:20

The Greater Yellownape (Picus flavinucha) is a species of bird found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical and tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist mountain regions. The adult is large and has a prominent yellow-crested nape and throat. It is mainly a dark olive-green bird with gray underparts. The crown is brownish and the flight feathers are...

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2008-09-11 15:56:47

The Short-billed Minivet (Pericrocotus brevirostris), is a species of bird in the Campephagidae family. It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist mountain habitats.

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2007-12-18 15:03:44

The Northern Plains Gray Langur (Semnopithecus entellus), is a species of primate in the family Cercopithecidae. It is found in Bangladesh, China, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and possibly Bhutan. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical dry shrubland. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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2007-06-25 08:41:41

The Chital Deer, Axis axis, is a species of deer that is commonly found in the wooded regions of Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, and most of India. It is the most common species of deer in Indian forests. Other common names given to this species are the Spotted Deer, and the Axis Deer. Its coat is reddish fawn, marked with white spots, and it's under parts are white. Its antlers, which it sheds annually, are usually three-pronged and curve in a lyre shape and may extend to 30 inches. Chital...

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2007-01-23 15:37:33

The Mugger Crocodile, Crocodylus palustris, also called the Iranian, Marsh, or Persian Crocodile, is found throughout the Indian subcontinent and the surrounding countries. These countries include India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, and Iran. Mainly a freshwater species, the Mugger crocodile is found in lakes, rivers and marshes. Muggers prefer slow-moving, shallower bodies of water rather than, fast-flowing, deep areas. The Mugger Crocodile is also known to thrive in man-made reservoirs and...

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Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.