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Awami League picks Jahangir for Gazipur mayoral polls, Khalek for Khulna

  The Awami League has nominated its candidates for the mayoral elections to Gazipur and Khulna city corporations. The ruling party has picked Jahangir Alam, a fresher, for Gazipur, but kept trust in former mayor Talukder Abdul Khalek, who lost the last polls in Khulna city in 2013. The party’s Local Government Nomination Board finalised […]

Baki’s achievement tinged with regret (L-R) Bangladesh’s silver medallist Abdullah Hel Baki, Australia’s gold winner Dane Sampson and bronze medallist Ravi Kumar of India pose on the podium after the men’s 10m Air Rifle final in the Commonwealth Games at the Belmont Shooting Complex in Brisbane yesterday. PHOTO: AFP Sports Reporter Abdullah Hel Baki fell […]

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A file photo shows clients are busy in banking transactions at a private commercial bank in Dhaka. The National Board of Revenue is mulling elimination of multilayer taxes on dividend income of shareholders of companies, including banks, from the upcoming budget for fiscal year 2018-2019. — New Age photo National Board of Revenue is mulling […]

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  Anti-quota system demonstrators are seen running around after police start lobbing teargas shells, charge batons and use water cannons to disperse them on Sunday; April 8, 2018Dhaka Tribune Demonstrators vandalize the home of the DU vice-chancellor as sporadic clashes and running battles continue. More than 50 people have been injured in violent clashes between […]

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Malaysia’s Najib Razak. Photo by Malaysian government, Wikipedia Commons. Malaysia: Parliament Dissolved To Clear Way For Elections April 8, 2018 BenarNews   By Hareez Lee and Hata Wahari Prime Minister Najib Razak on Friday announced the dissolution of Malaysia’s parliament, paving the way for what is expected to be a tightly contested general election within […]

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