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আব্দুল আলীর শহর ও আবুলদের বিশ্ব জয়

Minar Rashid বর্তমান সরকার সারা বিশ্বে দেশের মর্যাদা অনেক বৃদ্ধি করে ফেলেছে, এই প্রচারণাটি বারবার শুনে আব্দুল আলীর গল্পটি মনে পড়ে যায়। নিজের চালাকি কিংবা বাহাদুরির গল্প শুনিয়ে এই আব্দুল আলী তার বউয়ের কান ঝালাপালা করে ফেলেছে। বিশেষ করে গ্রাম থেকে শহরে গিয়ে সে কী কী বাহাদুরি করে, সেসবের অনেক গল্প তার ঝুলিতে রয়েছে। স্ত্রী […]

7 notches up in 2016: WEF Bangladesh has made a significant progress in energy management, moving seven notches up in a major global energy index, prepared and released by the World Economic Forum (WEF). The Geneva-based WEF in its “Energy Architecture Performance Index (EAPI) 2016” put Bangladesh at 106, up from 112th position in last […]

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The Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (JaSoD) faction, led by Hasanul Haq Inu and Shirin Akhter, is all set to retain the party’s electoral symbol torch. Most of the election commissioners are of the view that the other faction headed by Sharif Nurul Ambia and Nazmul Haque Prodhan was not formed by adhering to the party constitution. […]

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The Awami League (AL) has no relations with the Awami Olama League, which identifies itself as an affiliate of the ruling party, says Mahbub-Ul-Alam Hanif. The AL joint general secretary’s clarification came on Tuesday night, a day after an anti-communal platform demanded an explanation on the nature of the party’s relationship with the organisation, which […]

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Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Tuesday termed ‘imaginary’ the 7.05 per cent gross domestic product growth projected by the government last week. BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir came up with the comment at a news briefing at the party chairperson’s Gulshan office. He said the GDP growth rate published by Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics […]

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The High Court yesterday declared the ongoing biometric SIM registration with fingerprints legal. An HC bench of Justice Sayed Mohammad Dastagir Hossain and Justice AKM Shahidur Rahman gave the verdict, rejecting a writ petition that challenged the legality of collecting fingerprints of mobile phone users in the process. The court also ordered the country’s mobile […]

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Human rights activist Sultana Kamal speaks at a press conference at National Press Club organised by Nari Nirapatta Jote on Tuesday. Human rights activists, trade union leaders and female representatives from different non-government organisations on Tuesday protested against government’s order to finish all programmes before 5:00pm on Pahela Baishakh in capital and elsewhere in the […]

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A trader asking for Tk 26,000 for two pairs of hilsa at Merul Badda fish market in the city on Monday. The price of hilsa has shot up due to shortage of supply and high demand ahead of Pahela Baishakh. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has decided to strike hilsa off tomorrow’s menu at her official […]

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A government official has been transferred to Khagrhachharhi as what appears to be a punishment for his involvement in the use of bamboo rather than iron rods during the construction of a government building. Another advisor involved with the controversial construction at Chuadanga was transferred to Barguna after his lien was cancelled, the agriculture ministry […]

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Of the hundreds of messages from the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT) sent to Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC) on 9 February, the bank said, it did not receive any high priority notes from Bangladesh Bank, asking to freeze transactions related to the $81-million bank heist, Philippines’ social news network site Rappler.com reported […]

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AB de Villiers and Shane Watson. Two of the deadliest batsmen in the shortest form of the game named cricket. For any bowler in the world, bagging one of them is certain to be a matter of pride on a given day. But on Tuesday, Sunrisers Hyderabad bowler Mustafizur Rahman sent the duo back to […]

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Palestinians gather at the rubble of a house after it was demolished by Israeli bulldozers in the West Bank village of El Walaja near Bethlehem, on Tuesday. — Reuters photo Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas said there is an ‘urgent’ need for a UN resolution condemning Israeli settlements, in an interview with AFP ahead of a […]

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