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Cristiano Ronaldo has donated his Golden Boot €1.5 million to a cause supporting Palestine children

The Portuguese forward and one of the worlds best players has raised the money from the sale of his Golden Boot trough his club’s charity foundation. which will dedicate the funds to schools in Gaza following an auction. The Arabic site of the club’s network has revealed this information. The money of selling the Golden […]

Anger spread as two women criticise the large funeral of politician Bal Thackeray in Mumbai which caused shutdown Mmore than 1.5 million people attended Thackeray’s funeral in Mumbai [AFP]   Two women have been arrested in India over a comment posted on Facebook, sparking criticism from media and analysts who are accusing the government for […]

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Vietnam and Philippines urge the US President to bring up South China Sea dispute with China during regional summit. Obama met Chinese Premier Jiabao for bilateral talks on the side of the summit [AFP]   US President Barack Obama is set to address the the contentious issue of the South China Sea at a summit […]

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New York, Nov 20 (bdnews24.com) — Bangladesh on Monday officially tabled a proposal at the United Nations to rally nations from around the world to support autism. The UN held a special meeting at its headquarters on Monday evening where this proposal for providing socio-economic assistance to families of autistic children was raised. The meeting […]

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F R Chowdhury Experience has shown state-owned business suffer from inefficiency, corruption and bureaucratic red-tape. Many public sector organizations are kept alive by injection of state funding. The losses keep on adding up until the cumulative losses reach a stage that it cannot be disinvested. They eventually become a perpetual liability for the State and […]

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, Nov 21 (bdnews24.com)—Bangladesh’s development pessimism in global circles after its birth in 1971 has been proven ‘wrong’, the World Bank says. In its World Development Report 2013 on jobs, it says Bangladesh now belongs to a small group of countries that ‘have done well’ in both human development indicators and economic growth in recent […]

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Dhaka, Nov 20 (bdnews24.com) – Foreign Minister Dipu Moni is not attending the council of ministers’ meeting of Developing 8 (D-8) due to be held in Islamabad on Nov 21. “The minister is not going to Pakistan to attend the D-8 Foreign Ministers’ meeting. She will leave for Russia on Nov 22 and will come […]

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BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia on Tuesday visits a painting exhibition on the occasion of Tarique Rahman’s birth day in the capital. BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia on Tuesday said her elder son Tarique Rahman leads a very honest life and is not involved in any sort of corruption. “All allegations of corruption against him were nothing […]

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The government will write to Transparency International (TI) headquarters against the Berlin-based graft watchdog’s Bangladesh chapter for its recent “ill-motivated” survey on MPs activities, Information Minister Hasanul Haque Inu told the House on Tuesday. “TIB’s report is ill-motivated and undermined MPs before people intentionally. We will send the report [TIB survey] to TIB’s headquarters saying […]

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Iftekharuzzaman, executive director of Transparency International Bangladesh, speaks at a seminar at Cirdap auditorium in the capital on Tuesday. A day after a blistering attack by the Speaker and some lawmakers over a TIB survey on MPs, Iftekharuzzaman, executive director of the graft watchdog, on Tuesday said if the parliament summons, TIB would respond positively. […]

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Two out of six Ring Necked Yellow Parakeet birds are seen in the bird cages at the National Zoo in Mirpur on Tuesday. Thieves broke into an enclosure of the National Zoo in Mirpur early Monday and got away with eleven birds of three species. Six Ring Necked Yellow Parakeet, two Lorikeet Red Parrot and […]

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Three assistant proctors of Islamic University (IU) have resigned from their posts following prolonged stalemate on the campus. The assistant proctors — Anwarul Wahab, Anisur Rahman and Abu Hena Mostafa Jamal Happy — submitted their resignation letters on Saturday. “I have resigned as no congenial atmosphere is prevailing at the university to work,” Anisur Rahman […]

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