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Islami Andolan places 10-point demand for ‘fair’ polls

Islami Andolan places 10-point demand for ‘fair’ polls Staff Correspondent, Prothom Alo . Dhaka | Oct 05, 2018        Islami Andolan Bangladesh ameer, Syed Mohammad Rezaul Karim, on Friday placed a 10-point demand for holding a fair, neutral and acceptable election. He also raised the demand for holding of the next parliamentary election under a neutral […]

India won’t interfere in Bangladesh polls: Shringla Chandpur Correspondent, Prothom Alo | Oct 05, 2018       Indian high commissioner Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Friday said his country will not interfere in polls and internal affairs of Bangladesh. “Massive changes are taking place in different spheres of Bangladesh’s development. As a friendly nation, India will stand by […]

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Congolese gynaecologist, Yazidi campaigner win Nobel Peace Prize AFP . Oslo | Oct 05, 2018 Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege and Yazidi campaigner Nadia Murad won the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for their work in fighting sexual violence in conflicts around the world. The pair won the award “for their efforts to end the use […]

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‘Can you stay in power if world leaders want?’ Staff Correspondent . Dhaka | Oct 05, 2018      BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Friday said that ignoring the expectation of the people ,nothing can be imposed forcibly. “Much has taken place and enough is enough. Of course, everything has to be done in […]

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A Bangladesh team led by commerce minister Tofail Ahmed and a European Union delegation led by EU ambassador to Bangladesh Rensje Teerink hold the fourth EU-Bangladesh Business Climate Dialogue, an initiative of Bangladesh commerce ministry and EU Business Council, at the commerce ministry auditorium in Dhaka on Thursday. — PID photo A European Union delegation […]

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2 killed in blast at cordoned ‘militant den’ in Ctg: Rab Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) members have cordoned off a suspected militant den in Chattogram on October 5, 2018. Photo: Md Rajib Raihan Star Online Report Two persons were killed in a blast at a suspected militant den cordoned off by members of Rapid Action Battalion […]

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Testing and learning – How Singapore does it PHOTO: STAR Manzoor Ahmed The cover story with a full front-page spread on the Straits Times of Singapore on September 29 was headlined “Fewer exams for students, less emphasis on grades”. Senior Education Correspondent Sandra Davie reported that in the first two grades of primary education there […]

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