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Bangladesh needs to enlist allies to ensure security

Bangladesh needs to enlist allies to ensure security Manjurul Ahsan Bangladesh would need to develop global alliances to address potential threats related to its peaceful use of nuclear energy, particularly in electricity generation. It is not possible to address every aspect of potential threats related to the nuclear power development through a bilateral agreement, said […]

A picninc bus fells into a marsh in Chanpainawabganjand killsed at least three people and injured 12 others. According to Sadar Police Station OC Mazharul Islam, the accident occurred at Mohadanga of the municipality on Friday afternoon. OC Mazharul said at least 20 people from Nayadiarhi village were in the picnic party which were returning […]

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Double murder accused languishing in jail for 12 years while prosecution says he has been on the run for 6 years He is in jail and he is a fugitive — all at the same time. Strange, right? But the man we are talking about is no illusionist. He is Kamol Khan, a prisoner as […]

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Mustafizur wins T20I bowling performance Bangladesh youngster Mehedi Hasan Miraz has been named the debutant of the year 2016 in the ESPNcricinfo awards. To add to the joy of the cricket-mad Bangladesh fans, paceman Mustafizur Rahman won the T20I bowling performance of the year. Miraz started the year brightly in the 2016 U-19 World Cup […]

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The hardliner Islamist pressure group staged countrywide protests demanding the removal of the Lady Justice statue from the Supreme Court premises. Hundreds of supporters of hardliner Hefazat-e-Islam staged protests on Friday in Dhaka, Chittagong and Narayanganj, calling for the statue of a Greek goddess installed at the Supreme Court to be destroyed or removed. This […]

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All international brands agreed to participate in today’s Dhaka Apparel Summit-2017, Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association said on Friday. Leading clothing brands H&M, Zara, C&A, Tchibo had earlier announced to boycott the summit protesting at the recent crackdown on labour leaders and workers, who had participated in a wage strike in December. ‘The confusion […]

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A Bangladesh-origin US National Security Council member Rumana Ahmed, who joined the White House team in 2011, quit his jobs protesting at Donald Trump’s immigration ban. According to an opinion piece she wrote on theatlantic.com, she pulled her out of the National Security Council team eight days after the Donald Trump’s swear-in as the US […]

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United States President Donald Trump’s plans to build a “great, great wall” along the United States’ 3,200 kilometer long border with Mexico to keep out what he calls “criminals, drug dealers, [and] rapists” is hardly a new idea. Several other countries, many motivated by Islamophobia, have fenced their borders with their neighbors to keep out […]

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