Monday, September 21, 2015



Hasina Akter lives in the capital's Mirpur area. All her three children are pupils of qawmi madrassas. Placing

Rail link gets costlier

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Tuesday approved the revised budget for the Padma

Unstable politics threatens democracy

The two biggest political parties in the country are not willing to work toward a new political compact

Dhaka-bound plane’s emergency landing

A Dhaka-bound Saudi Arabian Airlines flight made an emergency landing at King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah following

Important deeds of Ramadan

As worship, the importance of the Ramadan is immeasurable and incomparable. In self-restraint, self-control, mind-refreshment, spiritual improvement, Fasting is

Pakistan heatwave kills 65

A heatwave has killed 65 people in Pakistan's southern city of Karachi over the past three days, a

Khaleda Zia seeks HC bail in two more cases

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia on Tuesday filed two more petitions with the High Court seeking bail in two

'Rohingya children’s future looks bleak'

Bollywood actress and Unicef Goodwill Ambassador Priyanka Chopra says Rohingya children can have a chance at a future

24-hr CNG for vehicles during Eid

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said CNG filling stations across the country will remain open for

'Malaysia's debt 1 trn ringgit'

Malaysia is saddled with over 1 trillion ringgit ($251.70 billion) in debt, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on

KCC polls not fully free, fair

Shushashoner Jonno Nagorik (Shujan) yesterday said that the recently held Khulna City Corporation (KCC) elections were not completely

Canada court brands BNP a terrorist organization again

The Canadian Federal Court has once again labeled Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) as a terrorist organization while dismissing

Archbishop guilty of child abuse cover-up

An Australian court has found a Catholic archbishop guilty of concealing child sexual abuse in the 1970s. Philip

Are female workers treated as sex slaves in Saudia Arabia?

Bangladeshi female migrant workers who travel Saudi Arabia for jobs face different kinds of problems, such as fraudulence,

World needs to care about Rohingyas: Priyanka

Popular Bollywood actress and Unicef Goodwill Ambassador Priyanka Chopra arrived in Bangladesh on a four-day visit to see

Landslides hit Bandarban

Three people were killed and another two injured in a landslide at Boroitoli Manjurpara in Naikhongchhari upazila in Bandarban

Hasina, Modi, Mamata to meet Friday

The official confirmation yesterday that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi would be joined

WHO DG lauds Bangladesh

Director General (DG) of World Health Organization (WHO) Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyeyesus has highly praised successes of community

Benefits of Iftar

Iftar is one of the best gifts of the most gracious Almighty Allah on the occasion of the

Bangabandhu-I reaches orbital position

Bangladesh's first geostationary communication satellite Bangabandhu-I (BS-I) has reached the desired location (orbital slot) 10 days after of its

Chaos feared in Hajj flights

Chaos in Hajj flight schedule this year is feared despite a number of arrangements has been taken by

BNP slams PM for praising Khulna polls

BNP yesterday said it will be suicidal for the opposition to join any national election under Sheikh Hasina

Nicolas Maduro re-elected amid outcry over vote

Venezuela's leftist leader Nicolas Maduro won a new six-year term on Sunday, but his main rivals disavowed the

Alleged 1MDB mastermind targeted

The alleged mastermind behind one of this decade's greatest global financial scandals was seen earlier this month relaxing

AL picks Habibun Nahar

Ruling Awami League yesterday picked Habibun Nahar as its candidate for contesting the Bagerhat-3 by-polls slated for June 26

Stock market hits 1-yr low

Fall in the country's stock market continues. Investors are disappointed by the fall of index for 13 days.

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