Monday, September 21, 2015



It was another scorcher at the Australian Open and for the second day in a row, a French player

Second phase Ijtema begins

The second phase of the Biswa Ijtema, the world's second largest Muslim congregation, began on the banks of the

Tigers tear Lankans

Sakib al Hasan came up with an all-round performance to help Bangladesh register record 163 runs win over Sri

City roads or markets?

Different important and busy roads in the capital have been occupied by makeshift markets creating immense sufferings to the

Rajshahi to get flyover for 1st time

Rajshahi City Corpo-ration (RCC) is going to construct a flyover for the first time in the city for improving

'Stop impunity to check violence'

Human rights activist advocate Sultana Kamal yesterday blamed the culture of impunity and procrastination in law implementation as the

Hi-tech parks to create three lakh jobs

Around three lakh jobs are expected to be created as the government has taken initiatives to set up hi-tech

Quader visits Ivy at hospital

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader has visited Narayanganj Mayor Selina Hayat Ivy, who has been hospitalized in Dhaka.

Rohingyas' demands before repatriation

Rohingya leaders in a Bangladesh refugee camp have drawn up a list of demands they want Myanmar to meet

BNP to restore democracy, says Fakhrul

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir yesterday said their party will 'restore' democracy in the country through a

Muhith's car injures 13 people in Sylhet

Some 13 people were injured as the car used by Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith rammed devotees in

Why State not challenging HC order: BNP

The BNP considers the State's 'silence' as a 'proof of government-Election Commission collusion' in getting the Dhaka North City

Pope comment angers Chile abuse victims

Pope Francis has triggered anger in Chile after accusing victims of a paedophile priest of slander. Francis said there

Jessore tree felling stalled

The High Court yesterday stayed the government's decision to cut down century-old trees on both sides of Benapole-Jessore

Ivy hospitalized

Narayanganj City Corpo-ration Mayor Selina Hayat Ivy, who sustained injuries during Tuesday's clash, was rushed to a Dhaka

'Bangladesh alert to development barriers'

Bangladesh is alert to its problems like corruption in its praiseworthy development efforts, donors and officials said. "The

Dhaka wants peaceful solution: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said Bangladesh wants a peaceful solution to Rohingya crisis with its next door

More Rohingyas flee Myanmar

More than 100 Rohin-gya Muslims have crossed into Bangladesh from Myanmar since Wednes-day, with the latest refu-gees saying

'Rights can be protected from populist challenges'

Principled Politicians and Popular Protest Weaken Authoritarian Populist Agenda. Paris - Political leaders willing to fight for human

'Bank anomalies since birth of the country'

Finance Minister Abul Maal Abul Muhith admitted that the banking sector of the country is not completely free

Unbridled rent puts tenants in straitjacket

'We urban people, with a fixed income, have of late been facing multilayered problems. They have ranged from

Pranab leaves for home

Former Indian Presi-dent Pranab Mukherjee left Bangladesh yesterday morning wrapping up his five-day private visit demo-nstrating his strong

Drone rescues swimmers in Australia in world first

A pair of Australian swimmers on Thursday became the first people to be rescued in the ocean by

'AL had 100pc chance of DNCC poll win'

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader said the ruling party had a 100 percent chance of winning the

Don't be murderers, let the trees live!

The news that has drawn widespread condemnation in recent weeks is the weird proposal to cut down the

Ijtema 2nd phase begins today

The second phase of 53rd Biswa Ijtema, one of the largest Muslim congregations in the world, will begin

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