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Statue of justice reinstalled

Authorities on Saturday night reinstalled the statue of justice at Annex Bhaban on the Supreme Court premises, barely 48 hours after its removal meeting an ultimatum issued by Hefazat-e-Islam. The removal of statue drew widespread protest and criticism from progressive forces while Islamist groups, including Hefazat, on Friday thanked the prime minister for the removal […]

Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith in a dramatic reversal of his earlier stance has said the uniform VAT rate will remain unchanged at 15 percent. “We had a lot of discussion over the issue. We have decided to keep it at 15 percent in the next fiscal year,” Muhith told a group of reporters […]

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Law enforcers are in action as students of Jahangirnagar University block Dhaka-Aricha highway following deaths of two of their fellows in road accident on Friday. — New Age photo Jahangirnagar University asked students to vacate their halls by 10:00am today while the police detained at least 40 students from vice-chancellors residence as students laid siege […]

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Bangladesh lost astonishingly by two wickets in their high-scoring warm-up match ahead of Champions Trophy against Pakistan in Birmingham, Edgbaston on Saturday. Bangladesh made 341-9 on the back of Tamim Iqbal’s 102 off 93 balls and looked to get a comfortable victory when they reduced the opposition to 249-8. But Fahim Ashraf, the medium pacer […]

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