Monday, September 21, 2015



Reaffirming her government's tough stance against corruption, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday directed the Public Administration Ministry to

May pushes for cross-party Brexit consensus

Theresa May is meeting MPs to try to find a way forward for Brexit, after her slim victory

No conflict in AL-led Grand Alliance: Quader

Awami League general secretary and road transport and bridges minister Obaidul Quader has said there is neither any

How 10% GDP growth likely in 5 years

Although the government expressed the hope before the December-30 election to achieve10 percent GDP growth by 2021, noted

Oikya Front united, says Dr Kamal

The Leaders of Jatiya Oikya Front yesterday said that the unity of the front will remain intact in

Foreign diplomats promise govt support

The Dhaka-based foreign diplomats have promised to cooperate and collaborate with the new government to help fulfill its

6.0 magnitude quake hits Bay of Bengal

A strong earthquake measuring 6.0 magnitude on the Richter scale hit the Bay of Bengal region on Thursday

Prince Philip unhurt in crash while driving

The Duke of Edinburgh has been involved in a car crash while driving near the Queen's Sandringham estate,

Hajj pilgrimage fare cut by Tk 10,000

The government yesterday reduced the air fare for Hajj pilgrims by Tk 10,191. This time pilgrims flying to

BB takes fresh aim at default loan

Bangladesh Bank has introduced a new guideline to put a lid on rising default loans. It will be

HC scraps plea against MPs' oath

The High Court yesterday turned down a writ petition seeking its directives to revoke the oath of the elected

Vitamin A Plus campaign postponed

The authorities have postponed the vitamin A Plus campaign slated for Saturday. The Institute of Public Health Nutrition

Grand Alliance partners don't want to be in opposition

Awami League's partners in Grand Alliance are not showing interest to become opposition parties in parliament. Grand Alliance

PM for unity of Muslim Ummah

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday put emphasis on unity among the Muslim Ummah, saying that it should

White House considering Nooyi to head World Bank

The White House is considering Indra K Nooyi, the former chief executive officer of PepsiCo, for the position

China is expanding its access to foreign ports, warns Pentagon

China is expanding its access to foreign ports, like Gwadar in Pakistan, to pre-position the logistic framework necessary

DNCC mayoral by-poll likely in March

Chief Election Commi-ssioner KM Nurul Huda yesterday hinted the by-polls to the mayoral post of Dhaka North City

Main suspect caught

Police yesterday night arrested the main accused from Tongi in Gazipur district in a case filed over the

'Arrest business' now a regular practice: BNP

BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir has alleged that the 'arrest business' by law enforcers has now

Fakhrul should resign for failure: Quader

Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader has suggested that BNP Secretary General

Brexit deadline could be pushed back on UK request: French minister

However, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas says delaying Brexit beyond March 29 would make no "sense".The European Union

Cold wave sweeps over parts of country

Mild to moderate cold wave is sweeping over Rangpur division and the regions of Madaripur, Moulvibazar, Rajshahi, Pabna, Naogaon,

Khaleda away from GATCO hearing for 'foot rash'

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has not appeared in the indictment hearing of a graft case because of a foot

Schism in Jatiya Oikya Front

The steering committee of the Jatiya Oikya Front will meet this afternoon at the Motijheel Law Chamber of

Good governance and Vision 2041

Bangladesh became independent through a bloodbath during the glorious Liberation War of 1971. Three million people laid down

Polls questionable, controversial: TIB

Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) has stated that the eleventh parliamentary election was questionable and controversial. According to TIB,

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