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BNP-Jamaat is now conspiring against Islam, says Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has lashed out at the BNP and Jamaat-e-Islami saying that the alliance is now ‘hatching conspiracy’ against Islam. “These conspirators, murderers are now plotting against Bangladesh…I would even say against the Islam,” she said on Tuesday while speaking at an Awami League rally in London. BNP leader Aslam Chowdhury has been […]

Jatiya Party MP of Narayanganj Salim Osman speaks at a news conference at Narayanganj Club on Thursday. Jatiya Party MP of Narayanganj Salim Osman on Thursday said he would not offer apology over publicly humiliating Shyamal Kanti Bhakta, the headmaster of Piyar Sattar Latif High School, for ‘hurting religious sentiment’. Salim made the vow at […]

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Homesick Mustafizur Rahman is desperately looking forward to return to his village after his Indian Premier League (IPL) stint ends to spend time with his beloved family members. After the IPL, Bangladesh’s young pace sensation is supposed to fly to England to play for county side Sussex. But according to sources within his family the […]

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A Dhaka court on Thursday warned that it will issue an arrest warrant against Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia if she fails to appear before it on June 2 for self-defence in the Zia Charitable Trust graft case. Judge Abu Ahmed Jamadar of Dhaka Special Judge Court 3 cautioned the BNP chief after fixing […]

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The Met office has issued weather alert to ports as depression in the Bay of Bengal has turned into a cyclonic storm ‘Roanu’. Ports in Chittagong, Cox’s Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been asked to raise local warning signal number four. The warning means that the ports are threaten by a storm with a wind […]

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Transparency International Bangladesh holds its annual general meeting at Meghamala conference room of TIB in the capital on Thursday. Transparency International Bangladesh has called for a fresh environmental assessment involving international experts for the proposed Rampal Power Project. The call came from the annual meeting of the anti-graft agency held at its auditorium in the […]

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The United States has “real concerns” over a number of issues in Bangladesh, including violation of human rights and religious freedom, a top official has said. “We want to see Bangladeshi citizens able to participate in a democratic process,” State Department Spokesman John Kirby said on Wednesday. “We still want to see human rights observed […]

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West Bengal’s ruling Trinamool Congress today crushed the opposition and Tamil Nadu’s AIADMK proved exit polls wrong by retaining power in assembly elections, the biggest popularity test after the 2014 Lok Sabha polls. The BJP stormed to power in Assam while the Left made a comeback in Kerala amid a washout in West Bengal. The […]

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Filipino Senate’s Blue Ribbon Committee on Thursday concluded its public hearing on the money laundering of Bangladesh Bank’s $81-million fund, funneled by hackers to a Philippine bank with the Bangladesh ambassador in Manila expressing hopes for recovery of the entire amount. “I am confident that the Philippine government will be able to recover this $81 […]

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Dhaka police have announced large bounties for the capture of six top Ansarullah operatives. The Dhaka Metro Police announced on their website that they have identified these six on the basis of previous investigations and admission of a couple of Ansarullah Bangla Team operatives who had been captured from one of the dens. These six […]

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