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BNP for justice against Alamgir

BNP on Thursday demanded that Home Minister MK Alamgir should be brought to book for permitting use of ‘harmful’ pepper spray by police during recent agitations.. BNP Standing Committee member Tariqul Islam cited a Los Angeles Times’ report which said two persons had died and 21 were critically injured when pepper-spray was used on them […]

A Supreme Court lawyer on Thursday served a legal notice on the government to stop using pepper spray on people within 24 hours. Advocate Ekhlas Uddin Bhuyian sent the notice by registered post to the Home Minister, Home Secretary, Inspector General of Police (IGP) and Director General of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB). Bhuiyan told bdnews24.com […]

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Finance Minister AMA Muhith on Thursday said the government has urged the World Bank to inform it by this month about the global lender’s decision on financing the Padma bridge project. “We will not sit idle. We told the WB that we want a decision by this month. If not, we will have to look […]

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The Russian government wants to start the groundbreaking work on the proposed nuclear power plant at Rooppur in Pabna within this year, a Russian official told Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. “But, for this both sides should have to complete some preparatory works quickly,” Director General of Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation ‘Rosatom’ Sergey Kirienko said […]

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BPL T20 kicks off

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Fireworks light up the sky at the grand opening ceremony of Bangladesh Premier League T20 tournament at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in capital’s Mirpur on Thursday. The grand opening ceremony of the Bangladesh Premier League T20 tournament was held in Dhaka on Thursday. President Zillur Rahman inaugurated the second edition of the competition at 6:30pm […]

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Members of the Japan Transport Safety Board (JTSB) inspect All Nippon Airways’ (ANA) Boeing Co’s 787 Dreamliner plane, which made an emergency landing on Wednesday, at Takamatsu airport in Takamatsu, western Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo January 17,BBC Online Airlines have grounded nearly all of Boeing’s flagship 787 Dreamliner planes amid continuing safety […]

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This January 16 photo shows a Mirage car, Mitsubishi Motors’ latest compact, fuel-efficient vehicle, at its launching event by Rangs Ltd in Dhaka. Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC), a world-famous Japanese automaker, is planning to set up a manufacturing unit in Bangladesh with an initial investment of Tk 400 crore to produce ‘Mirage Sedan Car’ to […]

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