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Muhammad Yunus summoned by the NBR

The National Board of Revenue (NBR) sent Muhammad Yunus a letter to meet the tax commissioner of Tax Zone-6. The letter was delivered at the Yunus Centre on March 29. The NBR says that Yunus has filed court cases regarding this but they want it to be resolved by discussing with him. The commissioner of […]

VoIP licence holders have recently written to the prime minister requesting that the telecom regulatory body be shut down for its corrupt activities. Khudra Telecom Babshaye Samity (KTBS), an association of VoIP Service Providers (VSP), wrote to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina last week claiming that the telecom sector was fraught with indiscipline. KTBS Secretary General […]

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Minar Rashid বোকা হ্যাকার, কনফিডেন্ট শশী থারুর ও অভিমানী লোটাস কামাল (দৈনিক নয়াদিগন্তে প্রকাশিত উপসম্পাদকীয় কলাম) বাংলাদেশ-ভারত ক্রিকেট ম্যাচে বিতর্কিত আম্পায়ারিং দেখে অস্ট্রেলিয়ার রিকি পন্টিংসহ ক্রিকেট জগতের আরো অনেকেই ক্ষুব্ধ ও হতাশ হয়েছেন। বিষয়টি নিয়ে ক্রিকেট বিশ্বে তুমুল বিতর্ক ও সমালোচনার প্রবল ঝড় শুরু হয়ে গেছে। বাংলাদেশের ক্রিকেট-ভক্তরা সামাজিক যোগাযোগমাধ্যমে তীব্রভাবে তাদের ক্ষোভ প্রকাশ করে […]

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Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia on Sunday reiterated her demand for the return of her party’s ‘disappeared’ joint secretary general Salah Uddin Ahmed. ‘Return Salah Uddin Ahmed to his family or produce him before court immediately, or else, the government has to face dire consequences’, Khaleda said in a press statement. BNP spokesman Salah […]

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The Pakistan government has cleared its cricket board to go ahead with a full series in Bangladesh. The tour is scheduled to include two Tests, three ODIs and a Twenty20 starting from Apr 15. “Government is still concerned, probably because of the negative feelings about Pakistan there,” PCB’s senior media manager Raza Kitchlew told ESPNcricinfo. […]

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The BNP is worried whether the party’s candidates, as well as its leaders and activists, will be able to campaign freely if they decide to contest Dhaka and Chittagong city corporation polls. Once the decision to join the elections is finalised, the election commission will be officially apprised of the BNP’s apprehensions through the party […]

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A Bangladeshi cattle trader was shot dead by Indian Border Security Force (BSF) in Ohedpur border area under Shibganj upazila early Monday. The deceased was identified as Tariqul islam (35), son of the late Yusuf Ali at Jamaipara village. Lt Col Abu Zafor Sheikh Mohammad Bazlul Haque said, BSF men opened fire upon a group […]

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Mehrin Chowdhury Photo- Mahmud Hossain Opu Scenario 1: “Hartal! Hartal! — burn down everything, tear down everything!” It might sound like a regular scene where a group of people is protesting against tyranny or what they perceive as injustice, while calling upon others to join them in a new form of injustice! The irony is, […]

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Restoring people’s trust in the electoral system should be the Election Commission’s topmost priority, Election Working Group (EWG), a civil society platform, said on Monday. Countrymen have lost their faith in the present electoral system following the 10th parliamentary election held early last year, EWG members said at a press conference at the National Press […]

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Tortured journalist Mizanur Rahman has filed an appeal to the Patuakhali District and Daera Judge Court on Monday against the order of a judicial magistrate that rejected his bail petition. The appeal hearing will be conducted on Tuesday, at Mizanur’s presence. Mizanur was arrested by Bauphal police on 17 March on charge of assaulting police […]

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ক্রিকেট ক্রাইম ইনভেস্টিগেশন ডিপার্টমেন্ট দায়া শেঠি, ক্রিকেট ক্রাইম ইনভেস্টিগেশন ডিপার্টমেন্টের সিনিয়র ইন্সপেক্টর। বিশ্বকাপের বাংলাদেশ-ভারতের কোয়ার্টার ফাইনাল ম্যাচের ভিডিওটা আবার দেখালেন। ম্যাচের চল্লিশতম ওভারের চতুর্থ বলটা আসতেই এসিপি (অ্যাসিস্ট্যান্ট কমিশনার অব পুলিশ) প্রদ্যুমান চিৎকার করে উঠলেন, ‘স্টপ! স্টপ!’ ভিডিওটা পজ করে দেওয়া হলো। এসিপি চিন্তিত, ‘কুছ তো গাড়বাড় হ্যায়, দায়া!’ দায়া হ্যাঁ–সূচক মাথা নাড়লেন। এসিপি টিভির […]

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Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s first prime minister and architect of the tiny city-state’s rapid rise from British military outpost to global trade and financial centre, died on Monday aged 91. Although Lee had receded from public and political life over the past few years, he was still seen as an influential figure in the government […]

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