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PM wants Khaleda to surrender to court

Reiterating her call to the Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson to stop the politics of destruction, the prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Thursday hoped that Khaleda would surrender to the court showing respect to the law of the land as a warrant has been issued for her arrest. ‘I hope she (Khaleda) would abide by the […]

Shakib (standing) will lead the Tigers against New Zealand today after Mashrafe was rested. By the time this newspaper reaches the readers Shakib Al Hasan has most probably tossed the coin for Bangladesh in their last Pool A match against New Zealand at Seddon Park as the team management finally decided to give regular skipper […]

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 Voicing grave concern over ‘the ’traceless’ of her party joint secretary general Salahuddin Ahmed, BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia on Thursday said the government cannot avoid its responsibility to this end. In a statement she said, “An extremely unusual situation has been created in the country due to the wilfulness of this unrepresentative regime. It’s arresting, […]

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Sporadic violence, sudden processions mark 66th day of blockade-hartal On the 66th day of Bangladesh Nationalist Party-led alliance-called blockade, coupled with hartals on weekdays, the government lifted the restriction on operation of buses on long-routes in the night. Incidents of violence took place in the capital and Barisal, while BNP and its allies took out […]

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The Election Commission is actively considering holding the polls in the two city corporations of Dhaka before June, chief election commissioner Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmad said on Thursday. In view of the current situation, he pointed out there is no reason not to hold the city corporation elections. So, the Election Commission is planning to hold […]

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The British Foreign Office has released its report on Bangladesh chronicling the pre-and post-parliamentary elections events. It says the build-up to the elections on Jan 5 last year was tarnished by serious levels of violence, intimidation, enforced general strikes, and transport blockades. The 20-Party alliance led by the BNP objected to the “constitutionally valid” electoral arrangements, and […]

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Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson,Khaleda Zia, would appear before the press in a press conference on Friday disclosing the position of BNP-led alliance about the unstable political conditions across the country. The press conference would take place at chairperson’s office in Gulshan in the city at 4:00pm. Maruf Kamal Khan, the BNP chief’s press secretary confirmed […]

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30 rushed to hospital At least 50 workers are feared trapped at the building site collapse in Mongla cement factory of Bagerhat on Thursday. At least six workers were killed, 30 injured and many trapped when the roof of a cement warehouse collapsed at Mongla in Bagerhat this afternoon. Six bodies have so far been […]

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A criminal petition was filed with the High Court on Thursday seeking a court direction on the government to produce BNP joint secretary general Salahuddin Ahmed before it within twenty-four hours. The petition under section 498 of the CrPC, filed by Hasina Ahmed, wife of Salahuddin, will come up for hearing before an HC division […]

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The High Court on Thursday deferred till early April the hearing on two petitions filed by BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia expressing “no-confidence” in the judge of a trial court. The hearing of Khaleda’s petitions relating to Zia Orphanage and Zia Charitable Trust corruption cases could not be held on Thursday as one of the judges […]

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A Dhaka court has rejected the bail petition of Nagorik Oikya Convener Mahmudur Rahman Manna in a sedition case. At the same time, the court rejected the remand cancellation plea. Metropolitan Magistrate Mizanur Rahman passed the order to continue Manna’s remand on Thursday afternoon. Manna’s counsel Abdul Mannan Khan on Wednesday filed separate petitions seeking […]

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Mamun Rashid It seems the country has been doubling its exports every six years. Not bad, rather, quite encouraging I was looking at Bangladesh’s export numbers. While the country exported $15.57bn in fiscal 2009, it reached $30.18bn in fiscal 2014. RMG exports during the same period went from $12.35bn to $24.49bn. Interestingly, our RMG exports […]

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