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The marine sector also got into the claws of looters of Bangladesh

সারা দেশে যে লুটপাট শুরু হয়েছে তা থেকে রক্ষা পায় নি মেরিন সেক্টরটিও ! ණ☛ রাষ্ট্রীয় ভাবেই আমরা এক ধরনের প্রতারক চরিত্র ধারণ করে ফেলেছি। এই ডিজিটাল যুগেও এনালগ প্রক্রিয়ায় জাতিসংঘের মহা সচিব বানকি মুনকে দুই বার এবং ব্রিটিশ প্রধান মন্ত্রী ডেভিড ক্যামেরুনকে কম পক্ষে একবার বিক্রি করার চেষ্টা করেছি। ණ☛ তারা যা বলেন নি […]

Gono Forum president Kamal Hossain on Thursday said no autocracy has survived in Bangladesh. While addressing a meeting of professionals at a city hotel, senior jurist Kamal Hossain also observed that the country’s ailing politics barred people from being human. In the meeting, a proposal was made to form a new platform called “National Committee […]

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Naimul Karim There isn’t much of a difference between a Dale Steyn press conference and his performance on the field. He shoots those answers straight, accurate and has no holds barred. Some would say that listening to him speak yesterday, after he became only the second South Africa bowler to take 400 Test wickets, was […]

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He is the ultimate survivor with few peers. From a military officer in Pakistan to the chief of Bangladesh army, from the country’s military dictator deposed by a mass movement to the chief of a party holding the balance in Bangladesh’s electoral politics to the leader of the second largest party in the country’s Parliament […]

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Prime minister Sheikh Hasina hands over cheque of Tk 8.37 crores among the 185 transport owners effected in the fire bomb attacks during the 92-day long BNP-Jamaat blockade. Photo: Focus Bangla Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday reiterated her government’s steadfast stand to take legal action against the persons responsible for colossal damage to the […]

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A boundary pillar, set up during the British era, separates Indian enclave Banshkata from Bangladesh mainland at Patgram in Lalmonirhat. The pillar along with 91 others in 59 enclaves in the district is set to be removed as there will be no enclave after midnight today. When the clock strikes 12:00 tonight, around 52,000 inhabitants […]

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Afp, Mumbai India yesterday executed convicted bomb plotter Yakub Memon for conspiring in the nation’s deadliest attack, a series of blasts that killed hundreds in Mumbai more than two decades ago. Memon was hanged at Nagpur jail in the western state of Maharashtra on his 53rd birthday after India’s president and Supreme Court rejected 11th-hour […]

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Bangladesh Bank on Thursday announced a ‘cautious’ monetary policy statement (MPS) cutting the private sector credit growth target to 15 per cent for the financial year 2015-16 from 15.50 per cent in the previous financial year due to inadequacy of infrastructure and impediments to investment. The central bank also set a lower private sector credit […]

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Forests and Environment Minister Anwar Hossain Manju has rubbished as misleading the survey report that says only 106 tigers are left in Bangladesh’s Sundarbans.  Participating in a discussion Thursday on the World Tiger Day that was observed the day before, Manju appeared unfazed by reports that tigers were on the brink of extinction. “Those who […]

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Tropical storm ‘Komen’ has started making landfall, triggering strong winds along the Bangladesh coast. Four people have been reportedly killed by trees uprooted by the winds before the storm hit after 9pm on Thursday. Danger signal 7 was still being flashed at Chittagong and Cox’s Bazar ports, and danger signal 5 at Mongla and Payra […]

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The deep depression over the Northeast Bay and adjoining Bangladesh coast moved slightly north-northeastwards over the same area and intensified into a cyclonic storm, ‘Komen’. It centred at 9pm on Wednesday about 110 kms southwest of Chittagong port, 105 kms west-northwest of Cox’s Bazar port, 170 kms southeast of Mongla port and 85 kms southeast […]

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Bangladesh have scored 246 run losing 8 wickets in 88.1 overs on first day in the last Test Match against South Africa. Quick wickets slowed down the hosts after Shakib departed for 35 after 87 overs. Morkel dismissed Shakib. After Shakib’s wicket, Steyn sent Mohammad Shahid back to the pavilion only for 1 run. Elgar […]

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