Monday, September 21, 2015



Lebanon's Prime Mini-ster Saad Hariri said Wednesday he was suspending his surprise resignation, pending talks, providing a potential way

Burma must find way out

The Rohingya crisis started in Myanmar. So, Myanmar has to find a solution. To this end, we're committed

62pc camp water contaminated

According to the latest figures from the World Health Organization (WHO), 62 per cent of water available to households

USD 65bn laundered abroad: Farashuddin

Bangladesh Bank's former governor Dr Mohammed Farashuddin has said that US$ 65 billion were laundered to foreign countries

'New banking law to promote plundering'

BNP's Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi on Wednesday complained that a number of influential businessmen belonging

Ex-Jamaat MP, 5 others to die for war crimes

The International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) on Wednesday sentenced six war criminals of Gaibandha, including former Jamaat lawmaker Abdul

Govt moves to recover 11 city canals

Directive to retrieve 11 more canals in the city from grabbers has been given to the concerned authorities to

'US looking at targeted sanctions on Myanmar'

US Secretary of State Rex W Tillerson has said the United States will pursue accountability through US law, including

'EC to take all steps for polls'

Election Commission will take all necessary steps to keep the law and order situation under control during the next

Repatriation deal with Myanmar likely today

Bangladesh and Myanmar are expected to sign an 'Arrangement on Return of Displaced Persons from Rakhine State' in Nay

Energy planning after Bonn climate alignments

The climate change conference that concluded late last week in Bonn, Germany, upheld the global alliance of nations,

Female AL leader stabbed to death in Brahmanbaria

The women affairs secretary of Brahmanbaria's Nabinagar upazila Awami League, Swapna Akhter, was killed in an attack by

Mugabe resigns!

Robert Mugabe resigned as Zimbabwe's president on Tuesday a week after the army and his former political allies

Repatriation deal this week

Amid mounting international pressure, Myan-mar's State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi yesterday planned to sign an MoU with

'I have familial bonds with armed forces'

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said yesterday that she has familial bonds with the armed forces of Bangladesh. Her

Development and corruption are twins

Anti Corruption Commi-ssion's (ACC) Chairman Iqbal Mahmud said that development and corruption are perhaps twin brothers. It is

Rouhani declares end of IS

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani declared the end of Islamic State on Tuesday while a senior military commander thanked the

'200% with Padmavati' says Ranveer, new threat issued

'Padmavati', the 190-crore film that has run into widespread opposition from politicians, is unlikely to be released till next

Sharapova named in luxury housing fraud probe

Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova is under investigation by Indian police for cheating and criminal conspiracy after the

Default loans skyrocket

Default loans in the banking sector have reportedly increased by 18, 307 crore taka during nine months (January to

Khaleda Zia skips AFD reception

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia did not turn up at the Armed Forces Day reception at Senakunja for the

Draft of conduct rules sent to SC

Law Minister Anisul Huq yesterday said that the ministry has handed over a draft of the rules determining

Myanmar accused of apartheid

Amnesty International said Tuesday that Myan-mar's persecution of Rohingya Muslims fits the legal definition of apartheid, a crime against

Movement over fair polls, warns BNP

BNP senior leader Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain yesterday warned that their party will wage a street movement if the

China's 3-stage plan to resolve

China called for a ceasefire in Myanmar's Rakhine State so that Rohingya Muslim refugees can return from Bangladesh, proposing

Declare March 7 nat'l holiday

The High Court has issued a rule asking why Mar 7, the day Banga-bandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman delivered

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