Monday, September 21, 2015



Myanmar's President Htin Kyaw resigned suddenly on Wednesday leaving the country's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi without

One in three jail inmates drug linked

Imagine there is none behind the bar in Bangladesh for committing crimes related to drugs.Then there would have been

Country set for celebration

All is set to celebrate today the historic achievement of the current government in making Bangladesh eligible for graduating

Quota in govt jobs to remain for FFs, offspring: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina announced yesterday amid a row over the issue that the quota system in government jobs

Trump congratulates Putin on re-election

US president Donald Trump congratulated Vladimir Putin Tuesday on his re-election, as the leaders raised the prospect of a

BD to remain LDC until 2024: Muhith

Finance Minister AMA Muhith on Wednesday said Bangladesh will officially remain as a least developed country (LDC) until 2024

Bir Pratik Kakon Bibi passes away

Bir Pratik Noorjahan Kakon Bibi, who fought the Pakis tani forces during Bangladesh's Liberation War of 1971, has died.The

Zia's name to be removed from Shishu Park

Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque said on Wednesday that former military dictator Ziaur Rahman's name would be

Tripartite talks at President's House

On this day, 22 March in 1971, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman arrived at President's House in the morning to

Milestone towards economic freedom

This year's Independence and National Day is going to be celebrated in a significantly different context. The Committee on

Eight killed in Kashmir fighting

A fierce gunbattle has killed four Indian government forces and four suspected militants in disputed Kashmir, officials said Wednesday.The

ACC summons AK Azad

The Anti-Corruption Commission has summoned Ha-Meem Group owner AK Azad accusing him of amassing wealth illegally.The ACC issued a

Gayoom charged with terrorism

Maldivian authorities have charged former strongman Maumoon Abdul Gayoom and several senior judges with "terrorism" for attempting to topple

BNP comes under scrutiny

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party matched itself with Jamaat-e-Islami on their position on war crime trials, as they appointed Lord

BNP slams ACC

BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir RizviĀ  on Wednesday alleged that the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) is behaving like

Nosedive in stock market

Stock markets closed yesterday with downward trend due to mainly price fall in large-cap securities. The falling major sectors

'Help prisoners to normal life'

President M Abdul Hamid yesterday asked the jail officials to take necessary steps for helping prisoners return to normal

TIB hails defence policy

The Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) on Tuesday has urged upon the government to seek public opinion on the National

Ex-French president Sarkozy detained

The former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has been taken into police custody to be questioned over allegations that he

People's Party team in Dhaka

Dr. Kamal Hossain happens to be the only surviving member of the Awami League team which conducted the eventually

'Make BIMSTEC a result oriented organization'

Speakers at a conference of BIMSTEC on the Bay of Bengal for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation have stressed

Detective shot dead, woman among 3 held

A police detective was killed and another seriously injured in a gun battle with miscreants who also exploded home-made

China ready to fight 'bloody battle', warns Xi

President Xi Jinping delivered a blistering nationalist speech on Tuesday, warning against any attempts to split China and touting

'BNP to change course of peaceful movement'

BNP senior leader Moudud Ahmed on Tuesday said people will force BNP to change the course of its peaceful

Biman flight 'makes' emergency landing

Barely one week into the US-Bangla Airlines plane crash in Nepal, a domestic flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines made

How world leaders reacted to Putin's reelection

Vladimir Putin cruised to victory in Russia's presidential election Sunday, gaining 76.7% of the vote in a contest widely

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