Home » 2013 » March » 29

Islami Andolon to lay siege to PMO April 25

Islami Andolan Bangladesh on Friday announced to lay siege to the Prime Minister’s Office on April 25 demanding arrest of ‘atheist bloggers who insulted Islam ‘ and to pass law for punishing those who ‘insulted Islam in the parliament’. It also announced its’ support to the “Long March Towards Dhaka” from all districts on April […]

স্বরাষ্ট্রমন্ত্রী মহীউদ্দীন খান আলমগীরের পাঁচবার ফাঁসি হওয়া উচিত বলে মন্তব্য করেছেন বঙ্গবীর কাদের সিদ্দিকী বীরউত্তম। গতকাল বিকালে গাজীপুরের সখীপুর উপজেলার কালমেঘা ছলঙ্গা বাজারের এক জনসভায় তিনি এ মন্তব্য করেন। সভায় বঙ্গবীর কাদের সিদ্দিকী বলেন, রাজাকার-আল-বদরদের যদি একবার ফাঁসি হয়, তাহলে যিনি রাজাকার তৈরি করেছেন আমাদের বর্তমান স্বরাষ্ট্রমন্ত্রীর পাঁচবার ফাঁসি হওয়া উচিত। তিনি স্বরাষ্ট্রমন্ত্রী মহীউদ্দীন খান […]

Continue reading …

Bangladesh is likely to overcome the crisis in  continuing GSP facilities in the US market  as  the country’s submission to the USTR (US Trade Represen-tative) hearing was quite impressive replying most of the queries adequately. The Bangladesh team, led by Commerce Secretary Mahbub Ahmed, submitted the country’s position paper giving in details of the steps […]

Continue reading …

নারায়ণগঞ্জের মেধাবী ছাত্র তানভীর মুহাম্মদ ত্বকী হত্যার বিচার এবং শামীম ওসমানকে দ্রুত গ্রেপ্তারের দাবি জানানো হয়েছে। ত্বকী হত্যার বিচার এবং শামীম ওসমান পরিবারের ‘ত্রাসের রাজত্ব’ নির্মূলে সংক্ষুব্দ নাগরিক সমাজের সমাবেশ থেকে এ দাবি জানানো হয়েছে। আজ শুক্রবার বিকেলে ঢাকা বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়ের রাজু ভাস্কর্যের সামনে ওই সমাবেশ অনুষ্ঠিত হয়। সমাবেশে রাজনৈতিক, সামাজিক ও সাংস্কৃতিক অঙ্গনের সর্বস্তরের মানুষ […]

Continue reading …

Information minister Hasanul Haque Inu on Friday said that the main Opposition BNP is trying to save the war criminals who committed crimes against humanity during the 1971 Liberation War. “The BNP is now striving to protect the war criminals. They are calling hartals and killing people and vandalising public property to serve this purpose. […]

Continue reading …

Ahammad Foyez Some 282 bank accounts of Destiny Group have a total balance of only Tk 18.51 crore while the top bosses of the group laundered at least Tk 5,113.95 crore, according to a report of Bangladesh Bank. The group has deposited Tk 5,132.46 crore by its three sister concerns — Destiny 2000 Limited, Destiny […]

Continue reading …

British nationals in Gaza-bound convoy sexually assaulted by armed group in eastern city of Benghazi, their father says. Two British nationals of Pakistani origin have been subjected to a brutal gang rape in Libya’s eastern city of Benghazi, their father has said. Awadh al-Barassi said on his Facebook page that the women – part of […]

Continue reading …

A group of United Nations independent human rights experts today called for an immediate stop to violence in Bangladesh and a return to peaceful demonstrations following reported large-scale protests since early February. The demonstrations are largely linked to the decisions of the Bangladeshi International Crimes Tribunal, which was established in 2010 to try people accused […]

Continue reading …

Women and minorities continue to be used as political pawns in a nation that is struggling with its bloody past. Earlier this week, Bangladesh marked its national day. It ought to have been a day for joy, marking the maturing of a nation which is now just over four decades old. But 40 years on […]

Continue reading …

Pak rights activist Asma Jahangir tells The Daily Star Asma Jahangir Internationally renowned human rights lawyer and former special envoy of UN secretary general Asma Jahangir said because of its military, Pakistan could not apologise to the people of Bangladesh for the atrocities and genocide committed by its army during the Liberation War of Bangladesh […]

Continue reading …

Saudi Arabia may fully resume recruiting workers from Bangladesh, lifting a partial restriction imposed in 2008, Bangladesh officials say. A Saudi delegation is due to arrive in Dhaka today to look into the government’s manpower export mechanism, which Bangladesh officials in Dhaka and the KSA view as a green signal for hiring more Bangladeshi workers […]

Continue reading …

Cox’s Bazar hotels incur losses in March as tourists arrival declines amid political unrest, violence Around this time of the year, the beach of Cox’s Bazar is usually crowded with tourists. But there is no crowd now, as people stay away from the longest beach in the world fearing political unrest could have them stranded […]

Continue reading …
Page 1 of 212