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Khaleda appears in court

BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia on Tuesday appeared before the Special Judge’s Court-5 at Bakshibazar in Dhaka to attend a hearing in the Zia Orphanage Trust graft case. The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chief appeared in the makeshift court around 11:00am. The court fixed 19, 20, and 21 December for her hearing after the BNP chief […]

‘Our textiles industry will stand on its feet again now that we have taken the initiative to revive the mills under PPP’ The government has decided to restart 13 textiles mills that were shutdown 25 years ago due to huge losses and run them under a public-private partnership (PP) initiative, according to an official of […]

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The scene where an Amtrak passenger train derailed on a bridge over interstate highway I-5 in DuPont, Washington, US, December 18, 2017. — Reuters photo Multiple people were killed early Monday when an Amtrak passenger train derailed in Washington state near the city of Tacoma, sending cars flying off a bridge and onto a busy […]

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Rohingya refugees wait for food distribution at the Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, December 18, 2017. — Reuters photo Bangladesh and Myanmar on Tuesday formed a joint working group to supervise all aspects of repatriation of Rohingyas to Rakhine state. The foreign secretaries of the countries would lead respective side in the 30-member […]

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