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BNP’s Monirul Haque Sakku wins

BNP’s Monirul Haque Sakku wins Ahammad Foyez and Yasmin Reema . Comilla | Published: 00:05, Mar 31,2017 Bangladesh Nationalist Party mayoral candidate in Comilla city polls shows V-sign at his house in Comilla city after he won the election defeating ruling Awami League candidate on Thursday. — Sourav Lasker Opposition BNP mayoral candidate Monirul Haque […]

  উড়ন্ত বিমানে ঝুলন্ত হাতাহাতি–মারামারি!      জেদ্দা থেকে হজযাত্রী বহনকারী বাংলাদেশ বিমানের একটি ফ্লাইটে চলন্ত অবস্থায় যাত্রীদের মধ্যে হাতাহাতি, মারামারি এবং অপ্রীতিকর ঘটনা ঘটেছে। এ সময় সাধারণ যাত্রীদের মধ্যে আতঙ্ক ছড়িয়ে পড়ে। রবিবার জেদ্দা থেকে রওনা হয়ে বিমানটি কলকাতার আকাশ সীমা অতিক্রমকালে বিমান ঢাকা না চট্টগ্রাম বিমানবন্দরে ল্যান্ড করবে, তা নিয়ে ঢাকা এবং চট্টগ্রামের […]

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At least seven extremists were killed in the drive at a den of extremists at Nasirpur of Moulvibazar on Thursday. Monirul Islam, head of Counter-Terrorism and Transnational Crimes unit of police, at a briefing in Moulvibazar said seven to eight people died in sucidal explosions and their bodies tore apart. ‘So, actiual number of the victims […]

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The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the tannery owners to relocate the tanneries from Hazaribagh to Savar by April 6. A three-member bench of the Appellate Division, headed by Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha, passed the order after hearing on a petition filed by tannery owners seeking a stay on the High Court order. The […]

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The voting in the elections to Comilla City Corporation ended Thursday afternoon amid scattered incidents of violence and allegation of rigging. Supporters of ruling Awami League- and Bangladesh Nationalist Party-backed mayoral candidates chased each other at Comilla City College centre in Tomson Bridge area around 11:30am during the polls. In this time, a crude bomb […]

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The right to vote is a funda-mental right of citizenship, and this right is not affected by where a citizen chooses to live,” said Jean-Pierre Kings, a former Chief Election Commissioner of Canada. Indeed, the fundamental nature of such a right imposes an obligation on a country to enable its citizens to vote in its […]

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Durreen Shahnaz, a Bangladeshi and founder of Singapore-based impact enterprise Impact Investment Exchange (IIX) and IIX Foundation, has been selected as a 2017 Business for Peace Award honoree for her commitment to promoting an evolved form of capitalism that values both financial returns and positive social and environmental impact. Durreen is the third Bangladeshi to […]

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The visiting socialist members of the European Parliament have praised Bangladesh’s readymade garment industry’s progress in ensuring factory safety and said they would take back “very positive” notes to Brussels. Arne Lietz, Linda McAvan, Norbert Neuser and Agnes Jongerius met the press on Wednesday, concluding their three-day visit when they interacted with the Speaker of […]

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সাত বছরে আত্মসাৎ ৩০ হাজার কোটি টাকা  জাহাঙ্গীর শাহ ২৭ মার্চ ২০১৬, ১৬:৫৬ গত সাত বছরে ঘটেছে ছয়টি বড় আর্থিক কেলেঙ্কারি। এসব কেলেঙ্কারিতে ৩০ হাজার কোটি টাকারও বেশিচুরি বা আত্মসাৎ করা হয়েছে। এ অর্থ দিয়েই অনায়াসে একটি পদ্মা সেতু তৈরি করা যেত। বড় এসব আর্থিক কেলেঙ্কারিতে ক্ষতিগ্রস্ত হয়েছে বিপুলসংখ্যক সাধারণ মানুষ। শেয়ারবাজার কেলেঙ্কারি লাখ লাখ […]

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Bangladeshi girl wins place at top university TAFSIA SHIKDAR is an ordinary school pupil at an ordinary school in Newham, nervous about her “A”-level exams that are coming up in the summer. From September, though, she will be doing something quite extraordinary – studying engineering at the Massacusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Boston, seen […]

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The heist of $81 million from the Bangladesh central bank’s account at the New York Federal Reserve last year was ‘state-sponsored,’ an FBI officer in the Philippines, who has been involved in the investigations, said on Wednesday. Lamont Siller, the legal attache at the US embassy, did not elaborate but his comments in a speech […]

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In order to help combat militancy amid growing concerns about extremists using the internet to spread their propaganda and communicate amongst themselves, the government is planning to install internet monitoring equipment by May next year. The project titled “Cyber Threat Detection and Response” was approved by the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) […]

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