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BNP drops mayors Mannan, Moni; picks Hasanuddin for Gazipur polls, Manju for Khulna

The BNP has nominated fresh candidates for the elections to Gaziour and Khulna city corporations, dropping the party aspirants who are currently mayors of the cities after winning the last polls. Hasanuddin Sarker is the BNP candidate in Gazipur and Nazrul Islam Manju in Khulna. The two former MPs will contest the May 15 election […]

The World Bank country lead economist Zahid Hussain speaks while country director Qimiao Fan looks on at a press conference on releasing its latest Bangladesh Development Update at the WB office in Dhaka on Monday.— New Age photo The World Bank on Monday expressed doubt and raised questions over the government’s estimated economic growth at […]

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Why bother with fitness certificates? A minibus with no visible number plate or indicators, a bumper tied with a rope, and a windscreen that has six pieces runs on a street in the capital’s Rayerbazar. PHOTO: RASHED SHUMON Syed Mansur Hashim It is a common enough sight on Dhaka roads to see policemen hailing cars […]

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Bangladesh cricketer Nasir HossainDHAKA TRIBUNE/Md Manik Nasir Hossain appeared at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur Monday with crutches to meet chief BCB physician Dr Debashish Chowdhury. Middle-order batsman Nasir Hossain is most likely to undergo surgery and be out of action for six months due to ligament injury. The right-handed batsman, who has been […]

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  Bangladesh Shadharan Chhatra Odhikar Sangrakkhan Parishad Convener Hasan Al Mamun announces resumption of their movement demanding reform of the existing quota system in public services from the Raju Memorial Sculpture at Dhaka University’s TSC intersection on Monday, April 9, 2018 Mahmud Hossain Opu/Dhaka Tribune The government has pledged to find a solution by May 7, […]

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বড়াল নদ হত্যার ইতিকথা ড. শামসুল আলম | ২০:১২:০০ মিনিট, এপ্রিল ০৯, ২০১৮ কৃষি, পরিবেশ, শিল্পায়ন ও জীবনধারণ বিবেচনায় নদী ব্যবস্থাপনার বিষয় চলমান বাংলাদেশের এক বড় চ্যালেঞ্জ। বড়ালের মতো অসংখ্য নদ-নদী ও শাখা নদী এখন বিপন্নপ্রায়। বড়াল পদ্মার একটি শাখা নদ, যার উত্পত্তি রাজশাহী জেলার চারঘাট উপজেলায়। এটি রাজশাহীর পর নাটোরের চলনবিল দিয়ে প্রবাহিত হয়ে […]

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The Nautical Dimension of India’s “Act East” Policy Abhijit Singh IDSS / Conflict and Stability / Country and Region Studies / International Politics and Security / Maritime Security / Policy Reports / South Asia 09 April 2018 Introduction Over the past two decades, India’s Look East Policy (LEP) has served as New Delhi’s principal foreign […]

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