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Aung San Suu Kyi Makes First Visit to Rohingya Conflict Zone in Myanmar

Aung San Suu Kyi Makes First Visit to Rohingya Conflict Zone in Myanmar By HANNAH BEECH  NOV. 2, 2017  Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, who leads Myanmar’s civilian government, arriving on Thursday in Sittwe, the capital of Rakhine State. Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims have fled a campaign of violence carried out by Myanmar’s military […]

The formation of regional cricket association or decentralisation of cricket has been a long-standing demand but it remained unfulfilled for a decade. However, like his predecessors, Nazmul Hassan, who was re-elected Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president yesterday, said that he would decentralize cricket within the shortest possible time. “Our first job will be to form […]

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Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia on Thursday told a Dhaka court that the ruling quarters have prepared a blue-print to remove her from political arena and make her disqualified to contest polls out of evil political agenda. She made the remark while defending herself for the third day in the Zia Orphanage Trust graft […]

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Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina has moved up to 30th on the list of 100 most powerful women in the world this year. Last year, she was on the 36th position. The US-based influential business magazine, Forbes, published the list on its website on Wednesday. In the profile of Sheikh Hasina, Forbes dubbed her as […]

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The police have incriminated two former membes of parliament from Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) for the attacks on their party chairperson Khaleda Zia in Feni earlier this week. The police recorded a case on Tuesday in connection with the attack on the convoy of former prime minister on her way to Cox’s Bazar. The case […]

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1 Ruling Bangladesh Awami League’s candidate Simeen Hussain Rimi and dissident AL leader Afsaruddin Khan were the two frontrunners in the Gazipur-4 by-polls held on 30 September 2012. On 29 August 2012, AL candidate Rimi organised an election meeting at the Kapasia Pilot High School hall with AL advisory council member Tofail Ahmed as the […]

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Remittance rebounds

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Remittance rebounded in October after hitting a seven-year low the previous month, bringing a sigh of relief for the government. The Bangladeshi diaspora sent home $1.16 billion last month, up 14.85 percent from a year earlier and 35.83 percent from the previous month, according to data from the central bank. Remittance is a major source […]

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The police probe into the 2015 attack on BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s motorcade in the city’s Karwan Bazar has failed to identify any of the attackers though photographs of many of them were published in the media. The BNP chief’s convoy came under attack during a campaign for city corporation election in April. Two and […]

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A father and his daughter were found dead in a flat of Dhaka’s North Badda this morning. The deceased were identified as Jamil Hossain, 38, a driver by profession, and Nusrat, 9. The mother, Arzina, has been taken in by police for questioning. Badda Police Station Sub-Inspector Mizanur Rahman said police rushed to the house, […]

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