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BNP alleges patrons of PM killed Zia

Ruhul Kabir Rizvi. — UNB file photo Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Thursday said the prime minister Sheikh Hasina’s patrons had killed the party’s founder late president Ziaur Rahman. The party said the prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, realised that Awami League leaders were involved in the killings of August 15,1975. The party rejected prime minister’s allegation […]

Police fire teargas shells to disperse the activists of Samajtantrik Chhatra Front at Shahbagh in Dhaka on Thursday. — Ali Hossain Mintu At least 20 people were injured in a clash between police and a faction of Samajtantrik Chhatra Front, student wing of Bangladesher Samajtantrik Dal, at Shahbagh in the city on Thursday noon. The […]

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Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday declared halving the interest rate for fresh agricultural loan for the farmers of flood-affected Haor areas as they would get fresh loan at 4.5 per cent interest rate. ‘The affected farmers would get fresh agricultural loan at 4.5 per cent interest rate to restart farming,’ she said while addressing […]

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Bangladesh is the 45th largest economy in the world, but its position in infrastructure competitiveness is 114th Planning Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has said the government will construct a new airport on the west bank of Padma River where wide-bodied aircraft equivalent to Airbus A380 could land and take off from the first day. “We […]

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The Rampal Coal Plant will release ashes which will cause a loss as much as $ 100 million each year. In 60 years, it will release up to 38 million tonnes of ashes and 18 million tonnes will be used. The rest will be thrown into a pond created for the purpose. But if floods […]

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Bangladesh has been willing to send skilled health professionals like nurse and midwife to the US The third council meeting of Trade and Investment Cooperation Framework Agreement (Ticfa) has indicated that Bangladesh will not regain the much-desired GSP facility to the US market anytime soon as the issue has been skipped in the meeting. The […]

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The military’s spy agency DGFI went beyond its jurisdiction to take money from businesses illegally during the emergency rule, and the military-controlled caretaker government was silent about the matter, the Supreme Court says. The High Court made the observation in the judgment ordering the government to return the money to the businesses, which was upheld […]

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A doctor examines a Chikungunya patient in Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Wednesday. — Sony Ramany Mosquito-borne viral disease Chikungunya is spreading afresh in the capital with early rainfalls this year after a break of about five years. Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research officials said that they found 7-10 cases of Chikungunya in […]

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