Monday, September 21, 2015



The White House press office and reporters tasked with covering the Presi-dent have once again broken out in heated

Global cyber attack wave hits India's largest port

A wave of cyber attacks wreaking havoc across computer systems worldwide disrupted operations at India's largest container port, the

15% flat VAT decision on hold for 2yrs

The government will follow the existing multiple rates of value-added tax (VAT) for the next two fiscal years, Prime

Musician Sudhin Das no more

Musician and Nazrul researcher Sudhin Das, who wrote down original notations of Nazrul Sangeet, has passed away. The Ekushey

Trump breaks 2-decade tradition of a dinner in Ramadan

Breaking with tradition, the White House under President Donald Trump did not host an iftar dinner, the meal Muslims

Eid festivities boon for rural economy

Millions of people from Dhaka city rush to villages for celebrating Eid festivals every year. They spend a great

Ershad says FM's best budget worst to people

Jatiya Party Chairman Hussain Muhammad Ershad said in Parliament on Wednesday that Finance Minister AMA Muhith's budget for fiscal

Worst budget in history!

At his post budget press conference at Osmani Memorial Hall in the city, on June-1, Finance Minister AMA Muthith

Helicopter attacks Venezuela apex court

A Venezuelan police helicopter strafed the Supreme Court and a government ministry on Tuesday, escalating the OPEC nation's political

Two British Bangladeshis in London fire victims

Two of those were killed in the Grenfell Tower inferno in London are believed to be dual British-Bangladeshi nationals,

'Polls must be under supportive govt'

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia on Monday said the next national election must be held under a supportive-government with the

50yrs of ATM: Banking revolutionized

Cash will remain a part of our day-to-day lives for decades, the Bank of England's chief cashier has said

'Bangladeshis' among Philippines terrorists

Three Bangladeshi nationals are believed to have joined the Islamic State-allied group that has engaged in month-long clashes against

Makkah attack thwarted

Saudi security forces on Friday foiled a suicide attack on the Grand Mosque in the Muslim holy city of

Photo Story

Eid holidaymakers are on the way to their roots. The photo was taken yesterday from city's Postogola area.   

'No democracy due to govt repression'

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia said when the undemocratic and intolerant behavior of the government is protested, it lets loose

Why Saudi Arabia hates Al Jazeera so much

If you want to understand why many Arab world leaders hate Al Jazeera, consider "Sharia and Life." For years,

Expat Bangladeshi boy donates 108 iPads to Dhaka orphan girls

Chowdhury Muhtasim Ahsan Orney, a 17-year-old Bangladeshi origin and a high school student from Las Vegas, Nevada in the

Mad rush of Eid travelers

Thousands of homebound people faced immense sufferings yesterday as the buses could not return to the terminals in scheduled

Eid likely tomorrow

Eid-ul-Fitr, the largest religious festival of the Muslims, will be celebrated tomorrow if the Shawal moon is sighted this

17 killed in Rangpur road crash

Seventeen people travelling by a cement-loaded truck to go home for celebrating Eid festival have been killed and 11

New budget likely to see vital changes

The government is likely to amend some provisions in the proposed budget for fiscal 2017-18, particularly the issues relating

Tillerson greets Muslims

US Secretary of State Rex W Tillerson, on behalf of the US Department  of State, has conveyed  best wishes

Eid, medium to establish fraternity

Adieu, the month of Ramadan. Welcome, Eid ul Fitr. Our Prophet (Peace be upon him) thought of a holy

Govt to appoint 10,000 doctors

The government has decided to appoint 10,000 doctors through special exams of Bangladesh Civil Service.  Health Minister Mohammed Nasim

Keep us in power: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said Bangabandhu's dream was to build a Bengal of Gold. I have been doing

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