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Khaleda calls for unity to oust “neo-Baksal”

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia called upon everyone to become united against the government which has pushed the country’s democracy towards death. In a statement on Friday, the BNP chairperson said, “We have to take an oath of serious movement to oust the government which has established Bakshali rule (one party rule) in the country.” In […]

The Jamaat-e-Islami is and will be an ally of the BNP in future, Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir has made clear. “Jamaat is a key member party of the 18-Party alliance. That’s why Jamaat was with BNP and will be,” the acting Secretary General said on Friday. His declaration came at a meeting with the local […]

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Setting an example

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 A suggestion: Please give at least one capital punishment to one criminal guilty of these attacks How can the violence be stopped? Every modern society and state has the duty to protect minorities, and ensure equal rights for them. If anywhere, minorities feel insecure, and are tortured or persecuted by the majority community or any […]

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RMG buyers are back

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Apparel exporters are now breathing easy as foreign buyers are beginning to return, with Bangladesh getting down to business after a spell of political upheaval. Upset over deadly factory fires, collapsing buildings, raging worker unrest over wages, and relentless political violence, many buyers had turned their backs on the country’s readymade garment industry, factory owners […]

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‘It may become a milk-exporting country one day’ In another historic feat, renowned animal scientists from Bangladesh and China on Friday formally announced the water buffalo genome sequencing success.   Lal Teer Livestock Limited, a Bangladeshi company and Beijing Genomics Institute (BGI), one of the world’s premier genome sequencing centers, jointly did the job making […]

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Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed has urged an end to conflicts to ensure unhindered economic development. He made the appeal at a function held on Friday to announce the successful decoding of the buffalo genome. The minister said economy and politics should not be mixed for the sake of national development. He visualised rapid progress within […]

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Pope Francis has described the internet as a “gift from God,” hailing its ability to foster foster communication across religious, economic, and political divides. But he acknowledged that the speed of social media can make it difficult for users to engage in self-reflection. In a statement released on Thursday, for the Catholic Church’s World Communications […]

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  Disaster Management and Relief Minister Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya on Friday said no dialogue can be held with BNP on polls for now as there will be no general election in the country before 2019.   “Discussions might be held with BNP or any other party on democracy, law and order, speedy trial of […]

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  Terming the Prime Minister’s remarks about its chairperson devoid of political norms, BNP on Friday said if Khaleda Zia is the Ameer (chief) of Jamaat-e Islami than Sheikh Hasina is the chairman of Jatiya Party.   “The Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina mentioned BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia as the Ameer of Jamaat-e Islami. If so, […]

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  The overall development of the much-talked about billion dollar Padma Multipurpose Bridge has so far reached only 10 percent, according to an official document.   In the completed 10 percent, most the works of land acquisition, land development and rehabilitation have been done.   However, there was very little progress of the construction of […]

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 The stakes have never been higher. The goal is to get Bangladesh back on the best-case track. The political parties now have to do their share The Awami League developed its Vision 2021 five years ago for Bangladesh as a middle-income country. This helped win the election. In 2012, the government then published a road […]

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  BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia exchanged views with pro-BNP doctors on Thursday night and discussed the country’s latest political situation, recent election and her party’s next course of action.   A delegation of Doctor’s Association of Bangladesh (DAB), led by its president Prof Dr AKM Azizul Haque, held the nearly three-hour meeting with the BNP […]

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