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Abdul Hamid takes oath as president for 2nd term

Abdul Hamid takes oath as president for 2nd term Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Apr 24,2018      New Age Prime minister Sheikh Hasina, speaker Shirin Sharmin Choudhury and others congratulate president Abdul Hamid on his being elected president for the second consecutive term at Bangabhaban on Tuesday. — New Age photo President Abdul Hamid […]

The Hai Lung SS-793 diesel-electric submarine emerges from underwater during a during a drill near Yilan naval base, Taiwan April 13, 2018Reuters Taiwan is well equipped with mostly US-made weaponry, but has been pushing for Washington to sell it more advanced equipment, including new fighter jets, to help it better deter its giant neighbor. Taiwan […]

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  PreviousNext A floating storage and regasification unit or FSRU has carried 133,000 cubic metres of liquefied natural gas or LNG from Qatar to Bangladesh in the first shipment as per a deal. The Prime Minister’s Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Adviser Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury told bdnews24.com the FSRU anchored near Moheshkhali Floating LNG, Bangladesh’s first LNG import […]

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The tale of many, still and now Civilian volunteers assist in rescue operations after the collapse of Rana Plaza on the outskirts of Dhaka in April 2013. PHOTO: MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP Rubana Huq Anniversaries are scary. They are reminders. While one celebrates life and bonds on anniversaries, in no time one also becomes a chip […]

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South Zone spinner Abdur Razzak (L) leaves the ground after claiming five-for against North Zone on the opening day of their BCL match at Khulna while East Zone batsman Abdul Mazid (R) celebrates his hundred against Central Zone at Rajshahi on Tuesday. — Courtesy photos Veteran spinner Abdur Razzak’s five-wicket haul helped Prime Bank South […]

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Tarique Rahman surrendered passport to get political asylum, not to give up Bangladesh citizenship: BNP   Senior Correspondent,  bdnews24.com Published: 2018-04-24 13:43:32.0 BdST Updated: 2018-04-24 16:23:08.0 BdST PreviousNext BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir said acting party chief Tarique Rahman surrendered his passport to the UK Home Office to get political asylum in London, but not to give […]

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12:00 AM, April 24, 2018 Islami Bank ‘Crisis’: Two reasons led to Arastoo’s exit He falls from certain quarter’s grace for his reluctance to sack 21 top officials, approve Tk 1,900cr loans to two large business groups Staff Correspondent   Daily Star Refusal to terminate 21 top officials and extend some big loans has forced Arastoo […]

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12:00 AM, April 24, 2018 Declared dead, newborn shows signs of life when taken for burial Staff Correspondent    Daily Star The funeral preparations for the newborn were complete. The graveyard was ready; bamboo sticks and mats were bought and even the burial fee was paid. The family was just waiting for her final bath. […]

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12:00 AM, April 18, 2018 Islami Bank chairman quits Changes also at the helm of different committees, Islami Bank Foundation Staff Correspondent    Daily Star The Islami Bank, the country’s largest private bank with over Tk 100,000 crore deposits, saw some sudden, dramatic changes yesterday. Its Chairman Arastoo Khan resigned yesterday, and the board lost […]

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How autocrats rig elections to stay in power – and get away with it 24.4.2018 Nic Cheeseman, University of Birmingham and Brian Klaas, London School of Economics and Political Science If a government wants to be considered a respectable democracy on the world stage, it must pass a litmus test: holding multi-party elections. But while […]

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