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Is housing for the urban poor a mere dream?

Is housing for the urban poor a mere dream? Korail slum in Dhaka. Photo: Sk Enamul Haq Adnan Morshed One of the most iconic public housing projects of the 20th-century was built in St Louis, Missouri, in the early 1950s, during a time of post-war optimism and construction boom in America. The Pruitt-Igoe housing project […]

A file photo shows a garment worker sewing clothes at a garment factory on the outskirts of Dhaka. Growth in real wage in Bangladesh declined in 2017 after rising in two consecutive years, according to Global Wage Report 2018-19 published by International Labour Organisation on Monday. — New Age photo Growth in real wage in […]

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Bangladesh’s Taijul Islam reacts during training in Dhaka Monday Dhaka Tribune Bangladesh have been getting regular success in Tests at home recently and despite regular contributions, the left-arm spinner is out of the limelight In the galaxy of Bangladesh cricket, Taijul Islam may not be the brightest star, yet he does the job the day […]

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ফেসবুকে রাজনীতিতে আসা নিয়ে মাশরাফির ব্যাখ্যায় আলোচনার ঝড় BBC Bangla ২৬ নভেম্বর ২০১৮ ছবির কপিরাইট Getty Images Image caption মাশরাফি বিন মর্তুজা রাজনীতিতে যোগদান নিয়ে ফেসবুকে ব্যাখ্যা দেয়ার পর চলছে নানা আলোচনা। মাশরাফি বিন মর্তুজা, বাংলাদেশের ওয়ানডে ক্রিকেট দলের অধিনায়ক। তাঁর রাজনীতিতে অন্তর্ভূক্তি নিয়ে সরগরম দেশের সামাজিক যোগাযোগ মাধ্যম। নির্বাচনের ডামাডোলে প্রাথীরা স্বাভাবিকভাবে আলোচনার ইস্যু […]

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Two new Bangabandhu family members to contest general polls  Syed Samiul Basher Anik  Dhaka Tribune November 26th, 2018 Sheikh Salahuddin Jewel, left, and Sheikh Sarhan Naser Tonmoy, right, who will be contesting the upcoming 11th general election from the Khulna 2 and Bagerhat 2 constituencies respectively Collected Tonmoy, the only son of Bangabandhu’s nephew Sheikh Helal […]

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The Daily Star November 26, 2018 AL’s ex-state minister Abu Sayeed joins Gono Forum Photo courtesy: Prothom Alo Star Online Report Awami League’s former state minister for information Abu Sayeed today has joined Gono Forum, a component of the Jatiya Oikyafront, reports Bangla daily Prothom Alo. Professor Abu Sayeed collected the nomination papers from Gono […]

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The Daily Star  November 26, 2018 BNP picks 49 candidates for 26 constituencies in Barishal, Rajshahi Khaleda to contest for Bogura-6, 7 BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on November 26, 2018 formally began announcing the party’s nominations for the upcoming 11th parliamentary election. Photo: Mohammad Al-Masum Molla Star Online Report BNP has picked […]

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Golam Maula Rony joins BNP, gets nomination  Rajib Dhar Dhaka Tribune November 26th, 2018 Former Awami League leader Golam Maula Rony shows off his BNP nomination form from Patuakhali 3 at the party chief’s Gulshan office on Monday; November 26, 2018 Rajib Dhar/Dhaka Tribune The former Awami League MP received his nomination for Patuakhali 3 Former […]

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BNP demands removal of CEC Huda as nephew made AL nominee Staff Correspondent . Dhaka |Prothom Alo Nov 26, 2018        The ruling Awami League has nominated chief election commissioner KM Nurul Huda’s nephew SM Shahjada for contesting parliamentary elections from Patuakhali-3 constituency. Opposition Bangladesh Nationalist has renewed its call for removing CEC KM Nurul Huda […]

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Fakhrul bursts into tears Staff Correspondent . Dhaka | Prothom Alo  Nov 26, 2018        Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Monday broke down during a press conference on Monday. The soft-spoken politician burst into tears as the main opposition party is going to contest the general elections for the first time […]

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In historic move, Sen. Rand Paul places hold on $38 billion to Israel November 23, 2018 $38 billion, aid to Israel, AIPAC, rand paul Rand Paul, U.S. Senator from Kentucky. Anyone who wishes Senator Paul to continue his historic action to block aid to Israel should email him and/or phone him: 202-224-4343. In a historic move, […]

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US complicity in the Saudi-led genocide in Yemen spans Obama, Trump administrations Source: Youtube 26 November 2018 Jeff Bachman, American University School of International Service A Saudi-led coalition of states has been aggressively bombing Yemen and imposing an air and naval blockade of its ports for more than three years, leading U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres […]

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