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JS adopts obituary reference on MN Larma

The 10th Jatiya Sangsad on the first day of its 12th session on Sunday unanimously adopted an obituary reference on Manabendra Narayan Larma, widely known as MN Larma, after 32 years of his death…

September 26, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, Politics

Leftist guerrilla freedom fighters: Govt petitions for staying HC order

The government petitioned the Appellate Division on Sunday for staying a High Court order that asked the government to recognise 2,367 leftist guerrillas in the Liberation War as freedom fighters and providing them with all honour and benefits…

September 26, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, Politics

Tampaco workers’ fate darkens

Uncertainty casts shadow over the fate of the workers of fire-ravaged Tampaco factory as investigation by police and other authorities could make no major headway…

September 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

AL internal clash kills two

Two people were killed and 20 were injured in an internal clash of the ruling Awami League at Machhpara village of sadar upazila in Kushtia Saturday morning…

September 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Intel agency for NID verification for remittance payments

An intelligence agency has made a number of recommendations including verification of national identification numbers by all banks while paying remittance, officials said…

September 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Faded prints make pry textbooks illegible

Printed mostly on newsprints primary school textbooks became illegible making the students worried how they would pursue their studies over the three remaining months of the academic year…

September 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Advance income tax on pvt vehicles: govt ignores HC rule

The government provided no explanation to the High Court Division in nearly a year why advance income tax on private cars, jeeps and microbuses collected from their users in addition to annual tax on their earnings would not be declared illegal…

September 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Bangladesh resume int’l duty today

Bangladesh will end their long international hibernation today when they play the first match of three-match one-day international series against Afghanistan at the Sher-e-Bangla Stadium at Mirpur…

September 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Front Page, National, Sports, TOP STORIES

Hasina-Modi crucial meeting in Goa Oct 16

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina will have a crucial bilateral meeting with her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi in Goa on October 16, where they are likely to decide their attendance in the upcoming SAARC summit…

September 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, Politics

Five dead in US mall shooting, gunman on the run

Police were searching Saturday for a gunman who killed five people during a shooting at a mall in the US state of Washington, amid a raging national debate over gun control…

Obama vetoes Sept 11 Saudi bill

President Barack Obama on Friday vetoed legislation allowing families of victims of the September 11 attacks to sue Saudi Arabia, which could prompt Congress to overturn his decision with a rare veto override, the first of his presidency…

Huge domestic borrowing weighs on economy

Government borrowing from domestic sources including banking sector hit a record growth of nearly 45 per cent in the immediate-past financial year, as shrunk investment opportunities weighed on the economy, a finance ministry report revealed…

September 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Basic literacy project makes no headway

A five-year government project on providing basic literacy and life skills to 45 lakh adults and adolescents involving NGOs by 2018 failed to make any headway…

September 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

DRAFT DISCIPLINE RULES FOR LOWER COURT JUDGES: SC for speedy action for misconduct

The Supreme Court wants drastic changes in the procedures of penalizing lower court judges for misconduct and corruption prescribed by draft Judicial Service (Discipline) Rules prepared by the government…

September 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

BSF kills 2 more Bangladeshis in borders

Two more Bangladeshis were shot dead by the Border Security Force of India in Kurigram and Jhenidah early Friday…

September 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Russian PM Medvedev to visit Dhaka early next year

The Russian prime minister, Dmitry Medvedev, is likely to visit Dhaka sometime early in 2017, according to foreign ministry. ..

September 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES
Taskin Ahmed, Arafat Sunny

ICC ban on Taskin goes

Bangladesh pace bowler Taskin Ahmed expressed his relief on Friday after the International Cricket Council lifted its ban on his bowling in international cricket, paving his way back into national team…

September 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Front Page, National, Sports, TOP STORIES
Rescue workers carry the body of a victim on a stretcher after a boat carrying migrants capsized off Egypt’s coast, in Al-Beheira, Egypt on Thursday. — Reuters photo

EGYPT MIGRANT SHIPWRECK: 133 bodies recovered so far

The death toll from a migrant boat disaster off Egypt’s coast climbed to 133 on Friday as rescuers recovered more bodies from the Mediterranean…

September 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, International, Middle East

Tigers to be imported from S Africa for Ctg zoo

The authorities have decided to import a pair of tigers from South Africa for Chittagong zoo in the port city, officials have said…

September 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National

India trying diplomacy in dealing with Pakistan

India’s prime minister Narendra Modi has long been known for his hard-line stance on Pakistan. It was a major part of the campaign that swept him to power, reports Associated Press…

September 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, International, South Asia

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