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We lost the mental battle

Despite the defeat, Bangladesh skipper Mushfiqur Rahim, who hopes to play another Test in India before he retires, believes that they can take plenty of lessons from the lone Test. “Look you can never defend and save a game because of the fifth-day wicket. Shakib [Al Hasan] did not go to hit, but still got […]

Meet Stephen Miller, The Trump Aide Who Helped Draft The Muslim Ban   by Ramsha Sadiq Khan Much like most of his peers in the Trump administration, Stephen Miller is a white nationalist who has become an influential voice in the West Wing. Reuters For most people, White House aide Stephen Miller appeared on the […]

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With the building of Rampal, could our very sovereignty be under threat? The Rampal issue seemed to have died out. While the opposition against it was and remains to be quite significant, the media seemed to not cover it with equal significance after a certain point. The media, be it electronic or print, seemed to […]

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Two young boys in Bandarban have been shot during a gun battle between the army and unknown miscreants, police have said. One of the attackers have been killed. The boys, Mangpren Mro, 8, and Di Nung Mro, 7, were wounded when the fight broke out after 4pm Monday in Naikkhangmukh, a locality in Ruposhipara union […]

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The BNP is planning to ask the prime minister to hold a dialogue on an ‘election-time government’. “People of this country know that without a neutral government, elections cannot be fair, so we are going to propose to PM for a dialogue on the election-facilitating government,” Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir said at a […]

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Bangladesh Bank on Monday signed participation agreements with 25 banks and 10 non-bank financial institutions to disburse a JICA fund amounting to Tk 268 crore to the clients for remediation work of their garment industries. The clients will be able to take loans from the fund with six per cent rate of interest to strengthen […]

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obile handset import through legal channel for the first time crossed three crore pieces in 2016, thanks to rapidly growing demand for smartphones. In 2016, smartphone import increased by 46 per cent to 82 lakh pieces from that of 56.27 lakh pieces in the previous year, said Bangladesh Mobile Phone Importers Association at a press […]

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US President Donald Trump was expected to unveil new measures on immigration in the name of keeping Americans safe, with a top aide insisting he did not overstep his authority with his controversial travel ban. With the ban now frozen by a federal appeals court pending further legal review, Trump is “considering and pursuing all […]

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The Supreme Court yesterday ruled that the government cannot collect value-added tax (VAT) from the students of English medium schools, giving some relief to the guardians. The SC order came into effect from yesterday, said AM Aminuddin, the lawyer who moved a writ petition, filed over the issue in 2015. However, there is no directive […]

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 Minar Rashid জীবনের অনেক ‘ফাইন-টিউনিং’ আদালত দিয়ে করা সম্ভব না কানাডার একটি আদালত এসএনসি লাভালিনের দুই কর্মকর্তাসহ তিন জন অভিযুক্তকে পদ্মা সেতুর দুর্নীতির অভিযোগ থেকে খালাস দিয়েছেন । টেলিফোনে আড়ি পেতে পাওয়া যেসব প্রমাণ বিশ্বব্যাংকের পক্ষ থেকে দাখিল করা হয়েছিল , আদালত সেগুলি নাকচ করে দিয়েছে । বিচারক তার রায়ে বলেছেন , প্রমাণ হিসেবে যেগুলো […]

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