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BJP lawmaker: Shoot Bangladeshis, Rohingyas if they don’t leave India

BJP Telangana lawmaker Raja Singh ANI Twitter Account This is not the first time Singh had made a controversial statement Amid the ongoing row over the Assam National Register of Citizens (NRC) draft list, a lawmaker from the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had stirred controversy over his statement on Rohingya and Bangaldeshi immigrants, NDTV reports. […]

Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan UNB Shajahan Khan’s apology came at a time when outrage over the deaths of two teenagers in the road accident fuelled a third day of protests. Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan on Monday apologized for grinning after hearing the news of the killing of two students of Shaheed Ramiz Uddin School and College […]

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Cops disperse schoolboys who blocked Mirpur Road in Science Laboratory crossing in Dhaka on Tuesday in protest at death of two students in road accidents. — Sourav Lasker Angry protests by students in the streets of the capital and elsewhere in the country continued for the third straight day on Tuesday over the deaths of […]

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Tamim Iqbal (L) of Bangladesh stumped by Denesh Ramdin (R) of West Indies during their 1st T20i matchat Warner Park, Basseterre, St. Kitts, on Wednesday… AFP photo Bangladesh lost wickets at regular intervals to be restricted to an underwhelming 143-9 in the first Twenty20 international against West Indies at Saint Kitts on Wednesday. Mahmudullah made […]

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We risk our lives every day MAHMUD HOSSAIN OPU We have all become a bit too comfortable at the prospect of death As a child, one of the more morbid “time pass” activities I engaged in when I was out with my parents, bored out of my hyperactive 8-year-old mind, was to imagine a hypothetical […]

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The Asian Development Bank has approved an assistance package totalling more than $357 million for a project to develop two power lines in Bangladesh. The investments comprise a $350 million ADB loan, a $7 million grant from the Japan Fund for the Joint Crediting Mechanism or JFJCM to partially finance new high-technology energy efficient conductors, […]

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BNP’s Ariful wins in Sylhet, most mayoral contestants but AL boycott polls  Ruling Awami League candidates in Rajshahi and Barisal and Bangladesh Nationalist Party candidate in Sylhet were leading in mayoral polls, marred by boycott most opposition contestants and allegations of massive irregularities including violence, ballot stuffing, ousting or barring opposition polling agents from polling […]

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বরিশাল সিটি নির্বাচন ব্যালটে জোর করে সিল: কেন্দ্রে ভোট স্থগিত সামছুর রহমান, বরিশাল থেকে ৩০ জুলাই ২০১৮ বরিশাল মহানগর পশ্চিম কাউনিয়া এলাকার সৈয়দা মজিদুন্নেছা মাধ্যমিক বিদ্যালয় কেন্দ্রের (পুরুষ) ভোট বাতিল করা হয়েছে। কেন্দ্র দখল, জোরপূর্বক ব্যালট ছিনতাই করে সিল মারার অভিযোগে দুপুর ১২টার দিকে কেন্দ্রের ভোট কার্যক্রম স্থগিত করেন প্রিসাইডিং কর্মকর্তা সঞ্জয় কুমার। একই সঙ্গে […]

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Elections in 3 Cities: AL wins 2, irregularities rule The Daily Star 31 July 2018 AL takes Barisal, Rajshahi mayoral posts, BNP leads in Sylhet; BNP’s Sarwar boycotts Barisal polls; in Rajshahi, Bulbul refuses to vote Mosaddek Hossain Bulbul, BNP mayoral candidate in Rajshahi, stages a sit-in in front of Islamia College polling centre, alleging […]

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The International Cricket Council has reprimanded and handed pacer Rubel Hossain one demerit point for using obscene language during the deciding ODI Bangladesh won against the West Indies. Rubel was found to have breached the article of the Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel which relates to “using language or a gesture […]

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Prokritee Executive Director Swapan Kumar Das Mehedi Hasan Prokritee is manufacturing handmade products from various sources such as jute. These products are exported to the USA, Canada, Australia, and European countries. In an interview with Dhaka Tribune’s Rafikul Islam, Prokritee Executive Director Swapan Kumar Das shared their journey, vision, the state of jute goods, and future […]

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This could have all been avoided MEHEDI HASAN Deaths from road accidents have been on the rise lately, but we can work towards solutions There has been a string of road accident-related deaths in our country as of late. Road accidents are nothing new, but each and every country has its own policies and mechanisms […]

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