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BNP: Hartal, blockade to go on until govt steps down

BNP demanded immediate restoration of internet, telephone and cable lines in the office of Khaleda Zia Issuing a note of warning, the BNP yesterday said the ongoing hartal and blockade would continue until the present government steps down. BNP joint Secretary Salahuddin Ahmed in a press release said the ongoing movement would continue till the […]

Chinese President Xi Jinping visited India in September Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit China in May, Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj has announced during a three-day visit to Beijing. China is one of India’s top trading partners but they vie for regional influence and dispute their border. The announcement comes after US President Barack […]

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Want restoration of uninterrupted supply chain The Buyers Forum, the platform of the representatives of global brands, retailers and buyers, on Monday expressed its deep concern over the ongoing political unrest in Bangladesh and requested the government to resolve the impasse immediately. In a meeting with the garment manufacturers at Hotel Westin in the capital […]

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Dhaka Metropolitan Court on Monday placed Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson’s adviser Mosaddek Ali Falu on a 5-day remand in an arson case filed with Khilgaon Police Station, reports United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Mohammad Hasibul Haque passed the order when Mohammad Billal Hossain, a sub-inspector of Jatrabari Police Station and also the investigation […]

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State minister for home Asaduzzaman Khan said on Sunday that Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia would be arrested if the court orders so as the BNP leader was already named in several cases for arson attacks during the ongoing blockade. ‘We have not yet received any instructions from the court for arresting the BNP […]

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Midfielder Hemantha Vincent, the revelation of the tournament, scored the all important goal in the 40th minute while goalkeeper Shahidul Alam had a penalty saved to ensure Bangladesh win. Malaysia Under-23 team became champions in the group. Bangladesh’s opponents in the semi-final will be decided today through Thailand and Bahrain Under-23 match. Source: New Age

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ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan. File photo Bangladeshi ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has regained the top position of the ICC ranking in all three formats. The southpaw, who is currently the best all-rounder in both Test and T20 format, lost his top ODI position to Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews a few days back. […]

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Minar Rashid  প্রকৃতির অবিচার এবং মতিয়া আপার মনোবেদনা ‘রাজনীতি করবেন কি না’ সাংবাদিকদের এমন একটা প্রশ্নে শাহরুখ খাঁন জবাব দিয়েছিলেন, I am too beautiful to be a politician. অর্থাৎ পলিটিশিয়ান হওয়ার জন্যে আমার চেহারাটি আসলেই অতি মাত্রায় সুন্দর ! পলিটিশিয়ানদের ভেতর এবং বাইরের সৌন্দর্য নিয়ে যারা গবেষণা করেন তাদের জন্যে উক্তিটি খুবই প্রণিধানযোগ্য। এক সময় […]

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Bangladesh’s capital can be cleared of Awami League in just 30 minutes, BNP leader Sadeque Hossain Khoka has claimed, but law enforcers must play a ‘neutral’ role for it to happen. Khoka made this remark at a discussion in New York, where he has been staying for the past several months, while the BNP has […]

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Rail communication of Chittagong with Dhaka and Sylhet has been restored after 11 hours of suspension. Divisional Transport Officer Firoz Iftekhar told the Dhaka Tribune that rail communication resumed around 2:30pm on Monday. Two compartments and engine of Nasirabar Express veered off the track around 3:30am on Monday after miscreants removed fishplates from the railway tracks […]

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The Cabinet has taken a serious note of the leaked audio clips of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia, where she was heard instructing party leaders to unleash violence on the streets. Several ministers told bdnews24.com that the audio conversation was played before Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the regular Cabinet meeting on Monday. After listening to […]

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The manpower market of Saudi Arabia is open again for Bangladeshi workers starting Sunday Feb. 1, a statement issued by the Embassy of Bangladesh in Riyadh yesterday said. The news of the opening was conveyed to Md. Shahidul Islam, Ambassador of Bangladesh to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, by Dr. Ahmed F. Alfahaid, Deputy Minister […]

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