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Boycotting Islamabad Summit Dhaka’s own decision, says minister

Boycotting Islamabad Summit Dhaka’s own decision, says minister

The state minister for foreign affairs, M Shahriar Alam, on Wednesday said the decision to boycott Islamabad SAARC summit is purely Bangladesh’s own…

September 28, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Hannan Shah dies

Hannan Shah dies

Bangladesh Nationalist Party standing committee member ASM Hannan Shah died at a hospital in Singapore early Tuesday.
He was 75.
His body would be brought to Dhaka from Singapore today, said a BNP release…

September 28, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, Politics, TOP STORIES
Sheikh Hasina’s birthday today

Sheikh Hasina’s birthday today

Today is the 69th anniversary of birth of the ruling Awami League president Sheikh Hasina, also the prime minister.
Hasina, the eldest daughter of the country’s founding president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, was born at Tungipara…

September 28, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National, Politics

VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN: Kill the culprits in ‘crossfire’: Kazi Firoj

Jatiya Party lawmaker Kazi Firoz Rashid told parliament on Tuesday that the government should take steps to punish, if needed to kill, the perpetrators of violence against women…

September 28, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National, Politics

Firoz wants stalkers to be put on crossfire

Jatiya Party MP Kazi Firoz Rashid on Tuesday demanded that those stalk girls on the street be put on crossfire to immediately stop violence against women…

September 27, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
US not restoring GSP facilities on political ground, claims Tofail

US not restoring GSP facilities on political ground, claims Tofail

Commerce minister Tofail Ahmed on Tuesday claimed in parliament that the USA is not providing Generalised System of Preferences facilities to Bangladesh on ‘political ground’…

September 27, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Make sure media abide by journalism ethics: President

Make sure media abide by journalism ethics: President

Mentioning that the news media are playing a positive role in the country’s development process enjoying their full freedom, president Abdul Hamid on…

September 27, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Afroza Abbas made Jatiyatabadi Mahila Dal president

The new committee of Jatiyatabadi Mahila Dal, women wing of Bangladesh Nationalist Party, was announced on Tuesday with Afroza Abbas, wife of the party…

September 27, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
ASM Hannan Shah

BNP leader Hannan Shah no more

Bangladesh Nationalist Party standing committee member ASM Hannan Shah died in a Singapore hospital Tuesday morning. He was 77…

September 27, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Indo-Bangla border: Both govts ‘sincerely trying’ to bring down killing of civilians: HM

Home affairs minister Asaduzzaman Khan said on Monday that both Bangladesh and India were working together ‘sincerely’ to bring down killing of unarmed civilians along the Indo-Bangla borders…

September 27, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, Politics

Rampal power plant: UNESCO report influenced by activists’ demands: AL

The ruling Awami League on Monday said that the UNESCO report expressing concern over possible ecological impact of Rampal plant on the World Heritage Sunderbans was influenced by demands raised by the activists leading movements against the project…

September 27, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National, Politics

Call made to end discrimination against ethnic minorities

Leaders of ethnic minority peoples and some noted personalities on Monday demanded constitutional recognition of the national minorities as indigenous people to end discrimination against them…

September 27, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National, Politics
Writ challenges Sahara’s selection as college governing body chief

Writ challenges Sahara’s selection as college governing body chief

A writ petition was filed with the High Court on Monday challenging the legality of nominating former home minister Sahara Khatun as the president of Dhaka Women’s College governing body…

September 26, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
MP Rana’s bail plea rejected

MP Rana’s bail plea rejected

A Tangail court on Monday rejected a bail plea of ruling party lawmaker for Tangail -3 constituency Amanur Rahman Khan Rana in freedom fighter Faruk murder case…

September 26, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Rampal protesters influence UNESCO report : Hasan Mahmud

Rampal protesters influence UNESCO report : Hasan Mahmud

Awami League publicity and publication secretary Hasan Mahmud on Monday said the UNESCO report on Rampal power plant was prepared being influenced by those…

September 26, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Suspended Sylhet mayor Ariful admitted to hospital

Suspended Sylhet mayor Ariful admitted to hospital

Suspended mayor of Sylhet city corporation Ariful Haque Chawdhury was admitted to Osmani Medical College and Hospital in Sylhet on Monday as…

September 26, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Enough political space in Bangladesh: Hasina

Enough political space in Bangladesh: Hasina

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, said that there was enough space for politics in Bangladesh and the opposition political parties were using it holding rallies and processions…

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

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
Release of IS video footage from BD a conspiracy: Asaduzzaman

Release of IS video footage from BD a conspiracy: Asaduzzaman

Denying the existing of Islamic State in Bangladesh, home minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Sunday said the release of video footage by IS from…

September 25, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

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