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Is Bangladesh headed for a prolonged Rohingya crisis?

Is Bangladesh headed for a prolonged Rohingya crisis?  Myanmar’s actions reflect its insincerity in fulfilling the repatriation agreement as Bangladesh’s hands seem to be tied A Rohingya refugee girl walks next to a pond in the early morning at Balukhali refugee camp near Cox’s Bazar, on January 10, 2018. PHOTO: TYRONE SIU/REUTERS Nahela Nowshin Almost […]

Bangladesh’s Rubel Hossain reacts after their arrival in Dhaka MondayDHAKA TRIBUNE/Md Manik BCB president Nazmul Hasan praised the Bangladesh players for their brave performance and offered them encouragement. Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hasan said the Tigers fought bravely in the Nidahas T20I tri-nation series final where they lost to India by four wickets in […]

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Ittefaq Report BNP has alleged that its chairperson Khaleda Zia was denied justice by the Supreme Court and its order staying her bail until May 8 has been based on the government’s wishes. “We are agitated. The Supreme Court’s order has reflected government’s will,” said BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir said on Monday. […]

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Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Monday pulled out of a public speech and question-and-answer session in Sydney because she was ‘not feeling well’, the event’s organisers said. Suu Kyi has been under fire internationally for her public silence about a military crackdown in Myanmar’s Rakhine state that has seen nearly 700,000 […]

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partnership proposal from Dhaka Stock Exchange The Securities and Exchange Commission or SEC has sought a revised proposal from the Dhaka Stock Exchange or DSE on the offer by two Chinese bourses to become its strategic investor. The stock market regulators said in a media release on Monday they took the decision on the proposal […]

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The second namaz-e-janaza of the 23 Bangladeshi victims of last week’s crash of US-Bangla Airlines Flight BS211 being held at the Army Stadium in Dhaka on Monday, March 19, 2018 Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune A Bangladesh Air Force cargo plane, carrying the bodies from Nepal, landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around 4pm. The second namaz-e-janaza […]

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Bangladesh: Ex-Prime Minister Goes To Prison, Current PM Rejoices  March 18, 2018    B. Z. Khasru On February 8, the day a court sent Bangladesh’s former prime minister, Khaleda Zia, to prison for stealing money from a trust fund, current prime minister and Zia’s archrival, Sheikh Hasina, rhetorically asked a public rally: “Where is she?” Hasina’s question […]

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  A Rangpur court has sentenced seven militants, including neo-JMB regional commander Masud Rana, to death for the 2015 murder of Kawnia shrine caretaker Rahmat Ali. But neo-JMB leader Jahangir Alam aka Rajeeb Gandhi and five others have been acquitted. The verdict was announced by Rangpur Special Judge Naresh Chandra Sarkar on Sunday. The seven […]

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Putin set for 4th term Presidential candidate President Vladimir Putin walks out of a voting booth after casting his vote at a polling station in Moscow yesterday. Photo: AFP Vladimir Putin won Russia’s presidential election yesterday with almost 74 percent of the vote, according to an official exit poll, with the opposition reporting ballot stuffing […]

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Ashif Islam Shaon Md Sanaul Islam Tipu Child abuse has seen an alarming rise in Bangladesh in the last yearMehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune ‘In a rape case, if the victim is under 13 years old, her parents want to hush up what happened to their daughter fearing social stigma, or the offender in some way manages […]

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Another heart-break Bangladesh skipper Shakib Al Hasan tries to wipe the anguish off his face after watching Soumya Sarkar’s last delivery of the innings disappear over extra-cover boundary as India clinched the Nidahas Trophy with a four-wicket win in the final at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo yesterday. Photo: AFP Sports Reporter It was […]

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Bangladesh’s Shakib al Hasan reacts during the final against India in Colombo SundayAFP Dhaka Tribune Correspondent Minhaz Uddin Khan reports from Colombo. Bangladesh having lost the Nidahas T20I tri-nation series final to India by four wickets in Colombo Sunday registered their fifth final defeat in a multi-nation tournament. The Tigers till date have played five multi-nation finals […]

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