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Opposition 20 party alliance is proceeding with a stunning strategy

যে চমক লাগানো নতুন কৌশলে এগুচ্ছে ২০ দল আন্দোলনকে চূড়ান্ত রূপ দিতে নতুন কৌশলে এগোনোর পরিকল্পনা নিয়েছে ২০ দলীয় জোট। মিছিল-সমাবেশের মাধ্যমে ঢাকাসহ সারাদেশে শো-ডাউনের উদ্যোগ নিতে যাচ্ছে বলে দায়িত্বশীল সূত্রে জানা গেছে।  এ লক্ষ্যে ২৪ ফেব্রুয়ারি ঢাকাসহ সারাদেশে শো-ডাউন শুরু করার সম্ভাব্য তারিখ হিসেবে প্রাথমিকভাবে নির্ধারণ করা হয়েছে বলেও জানা গেছে।গত ৫ জানুয়ারি নয়াপল্টনে […]

Paschimbanga chief minister Mamata Banerjee arrived Dhaka on Thursday night on a three-day visit, which both the neighbours view as a visit to strengthen ties between the two countries. The state minister for foreign affairs, M Shahriar Alam, and Indian high commissioner in Dhaka Pankaj Saran received Mamata at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport upon her […]

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The nation will pay homage to the martyrs of the language movement of 1952 a minute after midnight past today by placing wreaths at Shaheed Minars across the country in beefed up security amid a protracted transport blockade enforced by the opposition alliance. The Central Shaheed Minar has been well decorated for the observance of […]

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Entrepreneurs call for political stability, policy support as three-day fair begins in Dhaka A partial view of the ninth International Poultry Show and Seminar 2015 that began at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in Dhaka yesterday. Bangladesh’s poultry industry is expected to grow by an average of 16 percent a year for the next five years, […]

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Italy is eager to hire seasonal workers from Bangladesh, Expatriates’ Welfare Minister Khandker Mosharraf Hossain has said. He was speaking to reporters after a meeting with visiting Italian Deputy Foreign Minister Beneditto Della Vedova on Thursday. “Some seasonal workers go to Italy to work. They shift to other European countries later. This was the issue […]

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Released after 5 hours                       Six activists of Jatiyatabadi Mahila Dal, Bangladesh Nationalist Party-backed women’s organisation, including two former lawmakers, were detained for five hours as they tried to bring food to BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia and her office staff on Thursday. For the ninth […]

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Nadeem Qadir I was reading, with interest, the New York Times editorial of February 12 as I travelled through the heart of Dhaka, amid the traffic, to the Ekushey Boi Mela, when two homemade bombs exploded somewhere nearby. I tried to look around, but everything seemed to be as normal as it usually is despite […]

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Left leaders and academics at a discussion in the city on Thursday called on the people in general to build ‘national unity’ in the spirit of the liberation war to resolve the ongoing political crisis. They asked the government to hold a dialogue and to ensure people’s right to peaceful rally and take out processions. […]

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 BNP on Wednesday welcomed the proposals of the United Nations and all other quarters for a meaningful dialogue in a bid to hold a general election under a non-party administration. In a statement, BNP joint secretary general Salahuddin Ahmed said, “We welcome the initiatives of the United Nations and all other quarters for meaningful talks […]

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BNP Vice Chairman Sadeque Hossain Khoka has joined a function with Majibar Rahman Majumder, sacked for issuing a fake statement of US congressmen. Majibar was seen on the dais beside Khoka and party chief’s Adviser Osman Faruk at a party function held at Pennsylvania on Sunday. Majibar also delivered speech at the gathering. BNP leaders […]

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ICC CRICKET WORLD CUP, MATCH 8: ZIMBABWE VS UAE UAE 285/7 (50 Overs) Zimbabwe 286/6 (48 Overs)                Zimbabwe won the match by 4 wickets Sean Williams strikes a delivery for his match-winning knock of 76 not out that sealed Zimbabwe’s 4-wicket victory over UAE at the World Cup 2015 on Febraury 19, 2015. Photo: ICC […]

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has again warned of tough actions against ‘vicious attempts’ to push Bangladesh towards destruction through violent blockade and shutdowns. “It’s intolerable that attempts are being made to thrust the country towards devastation when we are moving forward,” she said on Thursday. She also asked for everyone’s support to protect the country […]

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