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Khaleda awaits bail in three more cases, her lawyer says

Khaleda Zia will need bail in three more cases to get freed, one of the lawyers for the BNP chairperson says. They are aware of 34 cases in total against the BNP chief besides the one for which she was jailed for corruption in Zia Orphanage Trust, according to AKM Ehsanur Rahman, one of the […]

File photo of workers at a ready-made garment factory Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune According to provisional data from the Export Promotion Bureau (EPB), Bangladesh earned $3.01 billion in July, 21.72% higher than the $2.47 billion earned in the same period last year Bangladesh’s apparel export earnings in the first month of the fiscal year saw the highest […]

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What young Bangladeshis ought to know of Bangabandhu Bangabandhu’s historic speech at the Racecourse on March 7, 1971.PHOTO: JALALUDDIN HAIDER Muhammad Nurul Huda As the nation prepares to solemnly remember the gory happenings of August 15, 1975 when the emancipator of Bangalis was brutally assassinated along with most of his family members, it is only […]

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Action from the match between Bangladesh and Nepal in the Saff U-15 Women’s Championship Goals from Tohura Khatun, Maria Manda, and Sajeda Khatun ensured Bangladesh topped Group B and clinched a semi-final spot at the Saff U-15 Women’s Championship. The Bangladesh under-15 girls proved too strong for Nepal as they were soundly defeated 3-0 in […]

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Mohammad Shafiul Alam. — New Age file photo Cabinet secretary Mohammad Shafiul Alam said on Monday that ‘almost all quotas’ in public service recruitment might be abolished, but the government would seek Supreme Court’s opinion on the 30 per cent quota for freedom fighters’ children and grandchildren. At a briefing over the weekly cabinet meeting, […]

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Hiroyasu Izumi. — UNB photo Japanese ambassador in Dhaka Hiroyasu Izumi on Sunday hoped that the Rohingya issue will be resolved as soon as possible in a peaceful manner. Ambassador Izumi was addressing at the inaugural session of a two-day international conference on ‘Bangladesh in International Peace-building: Experience from Japan’ in the city. The Japanese […]

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A December 19, 2004 file photo shows Bangladesh batsman Mohammad Ashraful celebrates his hundred during a Test match against India at the MA Aziz Stadium in Chittagong. — AFP photo Veteran Bangladesh cricketer Mohammad Ashraful was still dreaming to make a comeback in the national team as his five-year long ban from international cricket ended […]

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