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Bangladesh has ‘nothing to lose’

shakibBangladesh will have to play fearless cricket to reproduce their shock 2007 World Cup win over India and knock the defending champions out in their quarter-final, Shakib Al Hasan said Tuesday. The star all-rounder hit a pivotal 53 as the Bangladeshis ran down India’s 191 to win by five wickets in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, at the […]

The worried wife of Bangladesh Nationalist Party joint secretary general Salah Uddin Ahmed on Tuesday alleged that the law enforcement agencies were not cooperating with her to find out her husband who disappeared on March 10. ‘I am spending every moment hoping that he will be returned,’ said Hasina Ahmed. After meeting BNP chairperson Khaleda […]

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Mustafizur Rahman A sense of insecurity, triggered by arson attack on transports on the one hand and police excesses on the other, has seized the people in general across the country, affecting their mobility as the anti-government blockade continues for almost two and a half months. Although there are streams of traffic in the city […]

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The Bangladesh Bank has requested finance ministry to take action against nine officials and the managing director of Agrani Bank for their alleged involvement in Moon Group financial scam. The BB issued a letter to the MoF on March 15, 2015 requesting it to take measure against the alleged officials as Agrani Bank did not […]

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Pakistani Christians held funerals amidst tight security Tuesday for the victims of twin Taliban suicide attacks that targeted churches two days earlier in the worst attack on the minority group in over a year. Seventeen people died as a result of the suicide bombings in the Youhanabad district of Lahore, with more than 70 wounded. […]

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Shops and schools in a town in eastern India where an elderly nun was gang-raped closed Tuesday in protest over perceived police inaction, as anger mounts over the ‘inhuman’ crime, business owners said. The police have detained around 10 people for questioning but no arrests have been made over the Friday attack on the nun, […]

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Minar Rashid প্রকৃতির সাংবাদিক বাতাসীর মা ও এক জন সিজারের গল্প বাতাসী নামে তার কোন মেয়ে ছিল না। তারপরেও তাকে ডাকা হতো বাতাসীর মা। গ্রামে কার বাচ্চা হবে, কাকে দেখার জন্যে বরপক্ষ এসেছে ইত্যাদি সহ আরো আরো শরমের খবর বাতাসের আগে ছড়িয়ে দিত বলে তার নাম হয়েছিল বাতাসীর মা। সেই বাতাসীর মা একদিন গ্রামের যাকে […]

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Mahfuzur Rahman If human resource management is a tough job, managing a political party is even a tougher task. The current dismal state of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) of Khaleda Zia is a glaring example. It is struggling to keep the ship afloat in a storm that keeps growing stronger. Despite being a major […]

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 A high official of the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) arrived in Dhaka on Tuesday to help investigate the killing of blogger-writer Avijit Roy. While talking to UNB, a high officer of Detective Branch of Dhaka Metropolitan Police confirmed the arrival of the FBI official. However, the DB officer, who preferred not to be […]

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Bangladesh will have to play fearless cricket to reproduce their shock 2007 World Cup win over India and knock the defending champions out in their quarter-final, Shakib Al Hasan said Tuesday. The star all-rounder hit a pivotal 53 as the Bangladeshis ran down India’s 191 to win by five wickets in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, at the […]

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                    Jatiyatabadi Ainjibi Oikya Parishad, a lawyers’ platform backed by the Bangladesh Nationalist Party-led alliance, won election to the Supreme Court Bar Association bagging nine of the 14 executive posts including president and secretary. BNP chairperson’s adviser Khandker Mahbub Hossain and the party joint secretary general […]

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President M Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina pay homage to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, placing wreaths at his Mazar in Tungipara upazila of Gopalganj on his 95th birth anniversary Tuesday. President M Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today paid homage to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh […]

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