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বিএনপিতে একীভূত হচ্ছে বিকল্পধারা ও এলডিপি

মান-অভিমান ভুলে বিএনপিতে ফিরছেন সাবেক রাষ্ট্রপতি ও বিকল্পধারা বাংলাদেশের সভাপতি অধ্যাপক ডা. একিউএম বদরুদ্দোজা চৌধুরী। একই পথ অনুসরণ করছেন লিবারেল ডেমোক্রেটিক পার্টির (এলডিপি) সভাপতি কর্নেল (অব.) অলি আহমদ। ১ সেপ্টেম্বর বিএনপির ৩৭তম প্রতিষ্ঠাবার্ষিকীর দিনে তাদের দলটিতে একীভূত হওয়ার কথা রয়েছে। এর আগে দুই শীর্ষ নেতা নিজ নিজ দল বিলুপ্ত ঘোষণা করবেন। নেতাকর্মী ও সমর্থকদের নিয়ে […]

by F R Chowdhury In the pre-historic days, trade used to be conducted by sailing ships. So there was no question of marine pollution. Technology was primitive and there were frequent loss of ships and lives. It was accepted as the peril of sea and risk involved in seafaring. Shipping has come a long way. […]

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A massive fire has burnt to ashes a boarding house, several shops at a building and more than 100 shanties thrown up on a large pond at Merul Badda. Frantic locals were driven to panic as flames leapt up and thick smoke billowed out of buildings engulfed by the fire. The fire originated from a […]

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It is vital to ensure development is both environmentally and financially sustainable The cabinet’s approval of the Cox’s Bazar Development Authority Act is an important step forward. It is overdue for there to be an active master-plan and framework in place to oversee the development of Cox’s Bazar. With its unusually long sandy beach and […]

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Several senior Awami League leaders have dismissed BNP chief Khaleda Zia’s allegation that the government is trying to destroy her party. Talking to reporters in Dhaka on Monday, the ruling party’s Presidium member Mohammed Nasim argued the government had no reason to ‘try and ruin’ the BNP. Khaleda said on Saturday: “The BNP is now the most […]

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 The eid holidaymakers who have started returning to capital Dhaka and other cities after celebrating the Eid-ul-Fitr in their villages are facing immense trouble due to incessant monsoon rain, lack of transport and poor road conditions. Ayshea Akhter, a working woman in her early 40s, who had gone to her village home in Bhairab to […]

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Moyna Mia, an accused in the Samiul Alam Rajon killing case, has confessed to torturing the 13-year-old on July 8 at Kumargaon Bus Stand area of Sylhet for “trying to steal a rickshaw”. Moyna made the confessional statement before a magistrate in Sylhet yesterday. Several men beat Samiul Alam Rajon to death on July 8. […]

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Journey almost smooth despite downpour    City dwellers started returning to the hustle and bustle of Dhaka after celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr with near and dear ones as workdays resumed yesterday after the official holidays. Many passengers were seen entering the capital through Sadarghat Launch Terminal, Kamalalpur Railway Station and different bus terminals. People travelled smoothly to […]

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Bangladesh Bank is yet to prepare guidelines on the issuance of commercial papers — an unsecured debt instrument — by companies to banks for taking loans although the use of the instrument has increased since its inception in the country in 2013. BB officials said as banks gave loan against the commercial papers without taking […]

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A policeman on security duty of cricketer Mahmudullah Riyad while returning after Eid prayers at Dampara police line mosque at Chittagong. Photo: Sourov Das Almost 1.25 lakh policemen did not returned home to ensure safety of the home-goers during Eid-ul-Fitr vacation. The police members were on-duty in different Eidgah during Eid congregations, on highways and […]

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SA Paribahan courier service has accused some Border Guard of Bangladesh (BGB) members for being involved in looting their parcels. In a written complaint to the home ministry, SA Paribahan officials alleged that the BGB men on various occasions had looted the parcels from several vehicles of the company like terrorists. Snatching away the mobile […]

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The JCD announces a two-day nationwide demonstration programme, protesting the detention Police have arrested Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) President Rajib Ahsan and five other persons along with yaba tablets from Lebughat ferry terminal in Patuakhali district. Confirming the detention, Patuakhali Additional Police Super Fayez Ahmed told the Dhaka Tribune: “We had information that JCD President […]

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