Monday, September 21, 2015



Reelect AL: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged the county men to reelect her party in the next general election to

Controversial CEC to make AL win: Khaleda

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) Chairperson Khaleda Zia yesterday termed the new chief election commissioner, KM Nurul Huda, a controversial

The great ‘Made in Bangladesh’ heist

Latest figures from Bangladesh Bank say that in the last quarter of 2016, the defaulted loans in the books

BB calls for duty waiver on dollar imports

At present the country's foreign currency reserve is over 32 billion dollars but still shortage of dollars has been

PM opens country’s first solar food silo

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday inaugurated a multistoried modern food warehouse having storage capacity of 25,000 metric tons of

Bangladeshi-American resigns from Muslim hating White House

A young White House official of Bangladeshi origin recently quit the Trump administration in disappointment and disgust. A Hijab-wearing

Jihad death: Four get 10-yr term

A Dhaka tribunal yesterday sentenced four people including three engineers of Bangladesh Railway, to 10 years imprisonment each in

Donald Trump to skip correspondents' dinner as media row heats up

President Donald Trump ratcheted up his feud with the US media Saturday, announcing he will skip the annual correspondents'

‘LPG to replace 70% of gas connections’

Seventy percent of the existing household gas connections will be replaced with LPG over the next two years, saidState

High dose of VX nerve agent killed Nam within 20 minutes

Kim Jong-Nam was dead within 20 minutes of being attacked and would have suffered a "very painful death" as

No dialogue with BNP over poll-time govt, say AL MPs

Terming BNP a 'terrorist and militant organization', Awami League lawmaker Sheikh Fazlul Karim Selim on Sunday said there is

Parliamentary body blasts propaganda

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs Ministry yesterday denounced the 'negative propaganda' against the government's plan to relocate

AL nominates Anjum Sultana for Comilla polls

The ruling Awami League has nominated Anjum Sultana for Comilla City Corporation polls. The decision was taken at the

‘What was my dad’s fault?’

"What was the fault of my father? Why was he killed brutally? None is martyred without any reason. I

Old Dhaka fire kills 3

Three members of a family including two women were burned to death in a fire at a plastic factory

Chevron had better offer, but wanted to close deal

The share-holders have raised a question whether the American energy giant Chevron exploration of gas fields and assets in

The Tk 30,000cr vanishing trick

Bank loan defaults have reached alarming proportions in the country, and the situation is particularly acute in public banks.

CNN, NYT barred from White House

The White House excluded several major US news organizations, including some it has criticized, from an off-camera briefing held

China firm to buy Bangla gas

China's state-run Zhenhua Oil has signed a preliminary deal with Chevron to buy the US oil major's natural gas

Labour Party 'heading for worst defeat since 1930s'

Jeremy Corbyn's "disastrous" performance is pushing British Labour Party towards its worst general election since the 1930s, a leading

BNP nominates Sakku for Comilla City polls

BNP has nominated Monirul Haque Sakku as its candidate for the upcoming mayoral race in the city. The decision

Kader Khan 'confesses' killing AL MP Liton

Former Jatiya Party (JP) lawmaker Dr Abdul Kader Khan, who was arrested for his suspected involvement in the killing

Road crashes kill 12 in 7 dists, capital

Twelve people, including a student and two teachers, were killed and 17 other people injured in accidents in Cox's

Thengar Char 'fit for habitation'

Conflicting reports have surfaced about whether the island Bangladesh has chosen to relocate the Rohingya refugees from Myanmar is

Ali's son detained in Florida

A son of boxing legend Muhammad Ali was held for questioning for two hours at a Florida airport upon

Gas hike effect: Power hike soon

The government is going to increase price of power price after gas.  Nasrul Hamid Bipu, state minister for power,