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Kings prevail over Vikings

Under-19 pacer Qazi Onik made an impressive debut in the Bangladesh Premier League to claim 4-17, helping Rajshahi Kings to beat Chittagong Vikings by 33 runs at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium on Wednesday. Chasing a modest target of 158 runs, Chittagong were bundled out for 124 runs in 19.2 overs to see themselves out of […]

The Communist Party of Bangladesh, the Socialist Party of Bangladesh and Democratic Left Alliance will enforce nationwide eight-hour hartal from 6:00am to 2:00pm today in protest against recent power price hike. The left parties on Wednesday called on people to observe the hartal peacefully ignoring any provocation. The hartal was also called in demand of […]

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Nahela Nowshin It’s getting harder and harder to breathe—literally. Dhaka’s air has become so unbreathable that it is almost impossible to pass the streets without noticing someone wearing a mask, trying to brave the triple whammy of construction dust, smoke from burning garbage and leaves, and vehicular emissions. That is why when in early November […]

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People mainly invest in savings certificates as bank interest is low The sale of savings certificates was on the rise in October after a downward trend during the previous two months, Bangladesh Bank data has revealed. Last month, the government borrowed Tk4,620 crore from the sector, an increase of 26% on the Tk3,665 crore borrowed […]

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed optimism that the Rohingya crisis will be resolved through bilateral discussions but at the same time, she wants the international pressure on Myanmar to continue. She called the international community for continuing pressure on Myanmar when United Nations Under Secretary Fekitamoeloa Katoa Utoikamanu paid a courtesy call on her […]

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