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How the killer of Sundarbans is awarded with the UN environmental award ???

Prime Minister ( by force not by people’s choice) Sheikh Hasina of  Bangladesh has been announced as one of the winners of the United Nations’ highest environmental award namely the champions of the earth. cerns. She badly needs one international recognition of any flavour and this award will provide her some political leverage or advantage […]

Pvt university students leave streets, hail govt decision Agitating students rejoice after hearing reports of the government’s decision to withdraw the 7.5 percent VAT on private universities. The photo was taken at Dhanmondi 27 intersection on Mirpur Road yesterday. In face of continuous student protests in Dhaka and other cities, the government has finally withdrawn […]

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 Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad on Monday said it’s not possible to hang onto power for a long time by killing people and resorting to enforced disappearance. Addressing the biennial council of his party’s Khulna unit, the former president also alleged that the ruling party men are grabbing land and property of those who voted […]

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The finance minister hands over certificate to a worker on completion of her training Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith has said that foreigners who work in Bangladesh remit $4 billion every year to their respective countries. He has blamed ‘inefficiency’ of Bangladeshis for the outflow stating that this huge amount could have been saved […]

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Social Welfare Minister Syed Mohsin Ali died at Singapore General Hospital yesterday morning. He was 67. “He breathed his last at 10:59am [Singapore time],” Bangladesh High Commissioner to Singapore Mahbub Uz Zaman told The Daily Star. The minister was admitted to capital’s Birdem hospital with pneumonia on September 3 and was on life support since […]

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 Malaysia is interested to take workers from Bangladesh under Government to Government plus (G2G plus) process, Expatriates Welfare and Oversees Employment Minister Nurul Islam Bsc said on Monday.  “We have discussed about (G2G plus) process with a delegation of Malaysia. G2G plus means if the Bangladesh government wants it can involve Baira  (Bangladesh Association of […]

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Bangladesh will celebrate the Eid-ul-Azha on Sep 25, as the first moon of Zil Hajj was not sighted on Monday. Islamic Foundation Director General Shamim Mohammad Afzal made the announcement at a press briefing in the evening after a meeting of the National Moon Sighting Committee. According to the Islamic calendar, the second of the […]

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 Aman Moudud, the only son of BNP standing committee member Moudud Ahmed, has been put on life support in a city hospital as his condition turned critical following dengue fever. He is likely to be taken to Singapore by an air ambulance from United Hospital at night. Moudud’s personal assistant Shahidul Islam said Aman has […]

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Bangladesh police stepped up their hunt Monday for national cricketer Shahadat Hossain who went into hiding over claims he and his wife beat their 11-year-old maid, an officer said. The 29-year-old paceman was suspended from all forms of cricket on Sunday as police investigate allegations he “tortured and abused” the maid who is undergoing treatment […]

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