Monday, September 21, 2015



People mustn't face torture

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday asked the members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) to make sure that common people

Rice prices up, syndicate blamed

Price of rice has gone volatile due to heavy rainfall and syndicate business. Recently rice price has hit an

Madrasah books under scrutiny

Madrasah  Education  Board is going ahead with the strategic policy to prevent extremist activities and setting  strong  vigilance team

Speak less publicly

Law Minister Anisul Huq has requested the chief justice to refrain from complaining in public."With due respect, I ask

SWAT raids 'militant den' in C'nawabganj

SWAT members have launched the final assault on a suspected militant hideout at Shibganj in Chapainawabganj.Reporters gathered around 500

David Cameron in Dhaka

Former British Prime Minister David Cameron arrived in Dhaka yesterday on a very brief visit.During his less than 24-hour

PM to visit Sunamganj Sunday

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will visit the flood-hit haor areas of Sunam-ganj on April 30 (Sunday).Deputy Commissioner of the

Flood hits C'nawabganj, damages paddy crop

Boro paddy on some 50 hectares of croplands in Gomostapur upazila has been damaged due to flashflood triggered by

China launches its aircraft carrier

China has launched its first aircraft carrier built entirely on its own, in a demonstration of the growing technical

BNP not anti-Indian, says Fakhrul

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir yesterday claimed their party is not anti-Indian one, but it is always

Haors in peril: Top officials are abroad

As people in haor areas suffer from persistent floods and their harvests have been ruined, four of the Haor

US installs missile defense in S Korea

The US military has started installing a controversial missile defense system at a site in South Korea, amid high

Ban on fishing in haors goes

Sunamganj district administration has withdrawn its ban on fishing in the haors. The decision was taken at a meeting

US, North Korea show off force

North Korea put on a massive live-fire drill on Tuesday to mark the foundation of its military, a media

Pact with Hefazat beyond question

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said "We have not entered any pact with Hefazat. Signing pacts with Hefazat is

Dhaka for quick execution of India-aided projects

Bangladesh expects speedier implementation of the India supported development projects in the country, after New Delhi announced fresh US

Govts behave 'stepmotherly' with judiciary: Chief Justice

Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha on Tuesday lamented that the judiciary faces a 'step-motherly' behavior during the tenures of

BD life expectancy nearly 72 years

The life expectancy at birth in the country rose to 71.6 years in 2016 from 70.9 years in 2015,

Anisul urges all not to defile SC over sculpture issue

Law Minister Anisul Huq has said the Supreme Court (SC) is a sacred place and all should refrain from

Hefazat likely to seek EC registration

In light of the existing circumstances Hefazat-E-Islam has become a big factor in the ongoing political phenomenon. Hefazat has

Hearings delayed again

A Dhaka court has once again delayed hearings of 11 cases against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia on charges of

12,000 illegal Bangladeshis to leave Saudi Arabia

A total of 12,000 Bangla-deshis have received clearance from the Saudi government to leave the kingdom before June 30.The

Bandwidth export to Bhutan from May

Bangladesh will start bandwidth export to Bhutan from May, as the landlocked Eastern Himalayan country is looking for a

Expedite relief to Haor areas: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday directed the Disaster Management and Relief Ministry and authorities concerned to accelerate the relief

Rizal Bank, Philrem officials indicted over BB fund heist

Philippines' Department of Justice (DOJ) has filed money laundering charges against officials of the Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC)

Heavy rainfall worsens city dwellers' woes

Commuters suffered again on Monday as rain continued to sweep the city as in the past few days, creating