Dhaka Stock Exchange Protests (News)

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 Jan. 18, 2012 – Dhaka, Bangladesh – A security guard sprays a protestor with a fire extinguisher, as angry investors put barricades on the road in front of the Dhaka Stock Exchange. Bangladesh’s stock exchange operator suspended trading yesterday after reports said the government would enforce a ban on civil servants and the armed forces from investing in shares. The cabinet of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina had announced the move to crack down on civil servants and soldiers owning local stocks, upholding a long-standing rule. © Monirul Alam http://monirul.photoshelter.com/

Khaleda appears in court to submit bail bond

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17 Jan 2012 Dhaka. Bangladesh-  BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia on Tuesday appeared on the Dhaka court to submit her bail bond in connection with Zia Charitable Trust graft case. The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) filed the case on August 8 with Tejgaon Police Station against Khaleda and three others accusing them of abusing power in collusion with each other for setting up a charitable trust named after late president Ziaur Rahman.  © Monirul Alam

Biswa Ijtema 2012 Bangladesh

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 15 Jan 2012 Tongi. Bangladesh- Thousands of Muslims attend the Akheri Munajat (concluding prayers) boarding on the rooftop of trains, on the third day of the second largest congregation of Muslims at Tongi Railway station outskirts of Dhaka. More than two million Muslims from home and abroad observed the three-day long congregation with prayers on the river bank of Tongi.© Monirul Alam http://monirul.photoshelter.com/

Posh Sankranti Celebrate in Old Dhaka Bangladesh

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 14 Jan 2012 Dhaka. Bangladesh -Hindu community enjoys posh Sankranti with different activities as a man blows fire in the evening at old Dhaka Patla Khan Lane . Paush Shankranti’ is the last day of Bengali month Paush. This traditional festival is locally known as ‘Shakhrine’. People of the old Dhaka celebrate Shakhrine with colorful kite flying during the day and fire eating or blowing performances after dark. © Monirul Alam

Biswa Ijtema 2012

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 13 Jan 2012 Dhaka. Bangladesh-  Bangladeshi Muslim pilgrims stand on boats and offer Friday prayer on the banks of the River Turag in Tongi, on the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Tablig Jamaat has been organizing the Biswa Ijtema, also called the World Muslims’ Congregation, every year since 1946.The three-day long annual Islamic congregation began here on Friday. © Monirul Alam

BNP Grand Rally at Polo Ground in Chittagong

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 08 Jan. 2012 .Bangladesh- BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia  waves a gathering of thousands of opposition leaders and activists at the Polo Ground in Chittagong on Monday. She is leading the party’s road march to Chittagong from the capital on Sunday, aiming to drum up public support for reinstating the caretaker government system © Monirul Alam 

Road March BNP

08 Jan. 2012 .Bangladesh- BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia on Sunday warned the government that no political party will participate in the election if Awami League-led government try to hold it under its supervision. During her road two days road march in Bangladesh. She is leading the party’s road march to Chittagong from the capital on Sunday, aiming to drum up public support for reinstating the caretaker government system © Monirul Alam 

The Family of Man

The family is both the fundamental unit of society as well as the root of culture. It is a perpetual source of encouragement, advocacy, assurance, and emotional refueling that empowers a child to venture with confidence into the greater world and to become all that he can be. . . MARIANNE E. NEIFERT

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07.Jan.2012.Pubile Kaliganj.Bangladesh- A Bangladeshi middle class family takes a pleasure time with their family picnic tour outskirt of Dhaka Punail Kaligonj .Number of Bangladeshi family take a short tour in their weekend   holyday especially in winter season. © Monirul Alam

Student’s Protest at Jagannath University

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 04. Jan 2012.Dhaka.Bangladesh- Different left learning student’s under the banner of Progotisheel Chhatra Jote joined the demonstration one stage students and office ad mine are scuffle at Jagannath University Campus. Left learning students continue their demonstration against hiked admission fee in this year. © Monirul Alam http://monirul.photoshelter.com/