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Electoral politics casts shadow over Khaleda verdict

  Khaleda Zia’s conviction verdict, significant in the political history of Bangladesh, was met with a volley of debate in the social media, Facebook in particular. Most of the reactions were emotional, though certain comments made outside of party loyalty, gave rise to some significant questions. If Khaleda Zia was in power at present, would […]

It was simply bad cricket: Mahmum Bangladesh team’s technical director Khaled Mahmud (L) vented his frustration during a long conversation with reporters yesterday following the team’s poor show during the ODI tri-series and Test series against Sri Lanka.  The Bangladesh national team’s technical director Khaled Mahmud said yesterday that there was no reason other than […]

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Passenger jets stand on the runway of London City Airport, in London Britain February 12, 2018Reuters London City Airport is the city’s fifth biggest and is popular with business travellers. All flights to and from London’s City Airport were cancelled on Monday after an unexploded World War II bomb weighing half a tonne was found […]

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The Financial Institution Division has directed the state-run financial entities to check any leak of ‘confidential’ information as reports on scams frequently grabs the headlines in local and international media tarnishing image of the ruling party. Officials said that the division gave the directive in a letter on February 1 asking the Bangladesh Bank, state-owned […]

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Philippines Bars Citizens From Working in Kuwait After Body Is Found By FELIPE VILLAMORFEB. 12, 2018 Filipino workers just back from Kuwait filled out paperwork on Monday at Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport. The government said it would help workers who want to return do so.CreditErik De Castro/Reuters MANILA — The Philippines on Monday barred its […]

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In the dock and on the ropes. The conviction of Khaleda Zia hobbles Bangladesh’s opposition Just in time for elections at the end of the year  Print edition | Asia  The Economist Feb 8th 2018 KHALEDA ZIA has been in and out of the courts for over a decade. She has been charged in 37 different cases, […]

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