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BNP activists storm police van, snatch street comrades in Dhaka; 69 arrested

  a police van and snatched two of the fellow activists soon after they had been detained in the capital. They attacked the prison van near the High Court and snatched two detainees in the presence of Khaleda Zia as she was returning from the court hearing, Deputy Police Commissioner Maruf Hossain Sardar said. Police […]

Bangladesh captain Mahmudullah bowls during a training session at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong on Tuesday. — New Age photo Bangladesh’s stand-in captain Mahmudullah said on Tuesday that he was relishing the challenge of leading Bangladesh in the first of two-Test series against Sri Lanka, starting in Chittagong today. Mahmudllah would be the […]

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Dhaka Tribune’s Shariful Islam talks to four economists about the economy as it was in the last year, and the challenges it faces in the next Dr AB Mirza Azizul Islam, former finance adviser to caretaker government AB Mirza Azizul Islam Top three challenges Bangladesh economy faced in 2017: # The growth of export earnings and remittance inflow […]

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Saleemul Huq Last year’s flash floods caused by intense rainfall damaged crops of most of the farmers in northeastern Bangladesh. PHOTO: MINTU DESHWARA At the recently concluded two-day international conference on climate finance in Dhaka, about a hundred national and 50 international experts, government officials, researchers and private sector representatives shared their experiences and knowledge […]

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This file photo taken on February 21, 2017 shows an Indian social activist holding a placard during a protest against a rape at Hauz Khas village in New Delhi. — AFP photo An eight-month-old baby girl has been raped, allegedly by her cousin, in the Indian capital Delhi. Police say she is in a critical […]

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  BNP Standing Committee member Gayeshwar Chandra Roy Dhaka Tribune He was arrested on Tuesday around 9:30pm while he was returning from BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s Gulshan office. Police have detained BNP Standing Committee member Gayeshwar Chandra Roy from Gulshan area in Dhaka, according to BNP. He was picked up around 9:30pm yesterday while he was […]

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