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BNP demands action against Thakurpara attackers

BNP on Monday demanded strong action against the attackers involved in Thakurpara incident. Talking to reporters after visiting the affected village, party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir also alleged that Hindu community members came under repeated attacks usually when Awami League comes to power, and the blame is shifted to BNP and others for […]

International community on Monday called for an immediate halt to the exodus of Rohingyas from Myanmar’s Rakhine State and early return of the ethnic minority people to their places with citizenship for the beginning of a durable and inclusive solution to protracted Rohingya crisis. The call was made on the first day of the conference […]

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Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi says the world is facing instability and conflict in part because illegal immigration spreads terrorism in a speech that comes as her country is accused of violently pushing out hundreds of thousands of unwanted Rohingya Muslims. Suu Kyi did not directly mention the refugee exodus in her speech to […]

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It will be an exciting encounter when the two best teams in the Bangladesh Premier League — defending champions Dhaka Dynamites and an inspired Comilla Victorians — clash for the first time this season in the first game of the day at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium today. Tamim Iqbal’s Comilla is brimming with confidence after […]

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AKM Zamir Uddin Banks and MasterCard have urged the central bank to review its directive to route all card transactions from the new year through the National Payment Switch of Bangladesh in a bid to mitigate risks of cyber attacks. Their concern stems from the NPSB’s lack of PCI-DSS certification, a global security standard for […]

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Foreign trade, especially import of capital machineries, is being used illegally to siphon off money from our country. A negative trend in the performances of some major economic indicators for Bangladesh in 2017 has lead economists to ask a very important question: Is the scale of money siphoning on the rise? The question becomes even […]

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