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Rio Olympics 2016: Siddikur elated with response

Bangladesh’s ace golfer Siddikur Rahman said he was thrilled to be at the Olympics and surprised to see the response he has been getting from people. The two-time Asian Tour winner became the first Bangladeshi athlete to qualify for the Rio 2016 on merit, an achievement which drove him to carry the national flag at […]

HTC has been having quite a rough time the last couple of years with their flagships. All were pretty enough to warrant a space in a gallery, but go past that, and you would feel like you are using dated tech. This year though, HTC hopes to turn all that around with their new flagship; […]

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Falling oil price, rising conflicts in ME cast shadow on remittance Mizanur Rahman, a mason at a construction firm in Saudi Arabia, is worried about losing his job. His employer has recently expressed inability to continue some of the ongoing projects due to financial crisis. The lone breadwinner of a five-member family from Faridpur cannot […]

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A gang of robbers cut open the roof of a mail van attached to a train from Salem to Chennai… A gang of robbers cut open the roof of a mail van attached to a train from Salem to Chennai and stole Rs 5.78 crore ($750,000) in cash. The Reserve Bank of India was transporting […]

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A London-based risk analysis firm has ranked Bangladesh 6th in the list of countries losing out on business opportunities due to civil unrest The Civil Unrest Index that ranks almost 200 countries in terms of their exposure to protests, mass demonstrations, ethnic or religious violence comes after a World Bank report this year put Bangladesh […]

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‘The gang of war criminals unleashed series of incidents of terror during the war under the leadership of Sakhawat’ Former Jamaat-e-Islami MP Sakhawat Hossain has been sentenced to death for the crimes against humanity he had committed in Jessore during the 1971 Liberation War. Sakhawat, now a leader of Jatiya Party, was given the punishment […]

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The six militants detained early Wednesday from different areas in the capital are members of suicide squad, claims RAB Police’s elite force Rapid Action Battalion yesterday claimed to have received information of a possible merger between two banned militant groups – Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh and Ansarullah Bangla Team. The new wing is identified as Daulatul […]

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Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia and her party leaders on Wednesday appeared in four sessions and magistrate’s courts in Dhaka for charge hearing and securing bail in 12 of cases corruption, sedition, and political violence. Two of the cases filed during military-backed interim regime in 2007-2008 on graft charges, nine were filed for political […]

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The Anti Corruption Commission on Wednesday arrested Moon Group of Industries chairman Mizanur Rahman on charge of embezzling money of the state-run Agrani Bank Limited. Mizan was arrested from capital’s Dhanmondi area around 8:00pm. ACC deputy director (public relations) Pranab Kumar Bhattacharya told the Prothom Alo that allegations have it that Mizan misappropriated Tk 220 […]

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