Monday, September 21, 2015



 Thousands of people queued for cooking gas and petrol in Sri Lanka's commercial capital on Friday and Prime Minister

'Hiking gas, power prices now will be suicidal'

 Hiking power and gas tariffs at the moment will be suicidal, said Md Jashim Uddin, president of the Federation

Albanese set to become next Australian PM

 Australia's Labor opposition leader Anthony Albanese will be the next prime minister after the ruling Liberal-National coalition suffered a

Free, fair election uncertain

 Jatiya Party Chairman Golam Mohammad Quader has expressed doubt that a free, fair and credible election is uncertain under

'Global situation liable for inflation in country'

  Former Adviser to the caretaker government Dr AB Mirza Azizul Islam on Saturday said that the prices of

EU raises concerns regarding rights situation, issues of civic space

 The European Union has welcomed the "openness" of the Bangladesh government regarding an international election observation mission for the

China, Pakistan are names of two brothers: Shehbaz

 Pakistan and China are "two brothers" who have nurtured the evergreen tree of mutual friendship over the years, Prime

PM emphasizes addressing global supply chain issues

 Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has shared four ideas with world leaders to tackle the global crisis created by the

Sri Lanka defaults on debt for first time in its history

 Sri Lanka has defaulted on its debt for the first time in its history as the country struggles with

AL plans to cling to power with reign of terror: Fakhrul

 BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Friday alleged that the Awami League (AL) is planning to stay

'EC to hold dialogue with all parties, including BNP on polls'

 The Election Commission will hold a dialogue with all political parties in the country, including the BNP, on the

BRICS bank to set up office in India

 New Development Bank (NDB), established by the BRICS group of emerging economies, said on Friday it would set up

Quad summit eyes unity on China

 The leaders of Japan, India, Australia and the United States meet in Tokyo next week seeking common ground on

Russia cuts gas supplies to Finland today

 Russia will cut flows of natural gas to Finland on Saturday, Finnish state-owned energy wholesaler Gasum has said. Gasum

Passing of a legend

 With the sad demise of eminent journalist and columnist Abdul Gaffar Chowdhury, Bangladesh has lost her another golden son

'PM against changing Padma Bridge's name'

 Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina does not want to change the name of Padma Bridge, Cabinet Secretary Khandker Anwarul Islam

India seeks to win public trust in crisis-hit Sri Lanka

 For the past 15 years, India and China have vied for favorable diplomatic and trade relations with Sri Lanka

Cabinet asks for realistic assessment

 Amid the soaring prices of essential commodities, the Cabinet has asked the authorities concerned to make within three days

PM's remark on Khaleda amounts to a 'death threat'

 BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Thursday alleged that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's remark on pushing Khaleda

'No nuclear arms or Nato bases on Finland soil'

 Finland does not want Nato to deploy nuclear weapons or set up military bases on its territory, even if

Indonesia to lift palm oil export ban

 Indonesia will lift its palm oil export ban from Monday, following improvements in the domestic cooking oil supply situation,

China's dry relief package distribution

 Many have wondered whether former Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa is on the run for collaborating with the Chinese, which

Unexposed money should be allowed for investments thru' taxation

 A number of financial scholars have stated that the owners of unexposed money should be allowed to invest their

Finland, Sweden submit application to join Nato

 Finland and Sweden formally applied to join the Nato alliance on Wednesday (May 18) at allied headquarters, a decision

Promote tourism without destroying natural beauty: PM

 Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called for maintaining the natural beauty of Bangladesh while still ensuring ample amenities for

World is in no better place to fight pandemics

 The world is no better prepared for a new pandemic than it was when coronavirus emerged in 2019 and

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