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Modi ‘eagerly waiting’ to visit Dhaka

Says in a letter to Hasina; 2 foreign secys discuss Teesta, land boundary; Dhaka sees ‘major change’ in India’s foreign policy Indian Foreign Secretary Subramanyam Jaishankar hands Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina a letter from Indian PM Narendra Modi at the Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban yesterday. Photo: PMO Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has written to his […]

Usually, it takes Tk 3-4 lakh for migration to Qatar, but now the workers will be sent at zero cost. The recruiting companies will bear the expenses of the workers and the fees of the recruiting agencies Qatar is expected to recruit 1.5 lakh more workers from Bangladesh this year without migration fees. “The Qatar […]

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Manna:I have good relations with some BNP leaders, especially Khoka. Through him, I just wanted to get near BNP chief Khaleda Zia and was planning to visit her office Nagorik Oikya Jote Convener Mahmudur Rahman Manna was striving to get close to BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia through Sadeque Hossain Khoka, detectives say quoting Manna who […]

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Andre Malraux January 1, 1972 , The Indian Council of World Affairs published a collection of stories about the serious abuses that Pakistani forces committed during the Liberation War of Bangladesh (March 26 to December 16, 1971). Andre Malraux wrote a foreword to this book, “How Pakistan Violated Human Rights in Bangladesh.” Here we publish […]

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                      In a fresh surge in violence, pickets in the capital torched and damaging buses and cars on the second day of the 72-hour hartal on Monday causing panic among the people. Traffic was thinner than usual on the city streets on the 56th day […]

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SANDY WHITE AND IQBAL HUSSAIN When Canadians think of Bangladesh they think of garment manufacturing and tragedy. In that vein, many will have seen headlines this week of the recent disaster where nearly 75 people perished in a ferry accident in the Muslim-majority nation of more than 150 million – the most densely populated large […]

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BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia has asked leaders and supporters of the BNP-led 20-party alliance to form action committee at each and every locality to resist state-sponsored terrorism. BNP joint secretary general Salahuddin Ahmed conveyed Khaleda Zia’s order through a public statement on Monday. The BNP leader urged all concerned to constitute the action committee at […]

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Who is Farabi?

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The Facebook profile of Shafiur Rahman Farabi has become a centre of motivation for the supporters of radical Islamist parties and groups because of his harsh stance against secular forces, especially the progressive bloggers. Until February 25, a day before blogger Avijit Roy was killed on Dhaka University campus, he had been posting statuses and […]

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Rapid Action Battalion members produce the prime suspect Farabi Shafiur Rahman in writer Avijit Roy’s murder case before reporters at its Uttara headquarters in the capital on Monday afternoon. Photos: TV grab Farabi Shafiur Rahman, the prime suspect in the sensational murder case of writer-blogger Avijit Roy, has admitted making online postings threatening to kill […]

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Khaleda ZiaFour days after an arrest warrant was issued against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia, the court has now issued a warrant for police to search her office in Gulshan. The police now, at any time, can carry out a search of the office.When asked when the search could be carried out, Inspector General of Police […]

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Bangladesh team manager Khaled Mahmud. Bangladesh team manager Khaled Mahmud defended himself from the wave of criticism that went against him today after an online website uploaded a photo of him in a casino where he went at 11:30pm on February 26 in Melbourne. The incident received attention as it has taken place at a […]

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Bangladesh and India on Monday agreed to expand cooperation in regional, sub-regional and international areas taking the bilateral ties to a ‘newer heights’ addressing problems in a broader way, reports United News of Bangladesh. ‘The key message is to have a deeper friendship with India. We want cooperation, they also want cooperation on overall issues,’ […]

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