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Why do the Rohingya refugees refuse to go back home? More than half of the Rohingya population in Myanmar have fled to Bangladesh since 2017. Photo: AFP Muhammad Azizul Haque Mid pleasures and palaces though we may roam/Be it ever so humble, there’s no place like home;” yet the Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh do not […]

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Bangladesh batsman Mominul Haque is seen during a training session at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur on Wednesday.— New Age photo Bangladesh batsman Mominul Haque said on Wednesday that he was rather content with contributing for the team than running after the records. Mominul has been in a good nick of late, hitting two […]

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On 30 May 2018, BB directed all the banks to bring down their spreads to 4%, to reduce high interest on loans The spreads of 16 private and foreign commercial banks are still much higher than the rate set by the Bangladesh Bank (BB), although the overall spread  in the banking sector has come down […]

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The Daily Star November 29, 2018 1 killed, 40 hurt in violence over party tickets Jaharul Islam, file photo A man was killed and more than 40 others were injured in violence over nomination in several districts yesterday. Besides, aggrieved supporters of some leaders who were not nominated by their parties staged demonstrations in different […]

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Who is BB fooling?

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The Daily Star November 29, 2018 Who is BB fooling? Central bank fails in a big way as regulator yet shows no sign of embarrassment in patting itself Inam Ahmed Two things come easy in Bangladesh — getting big bank loans and blissfully failing to repay. The money in the vaults seems to be the […]

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The Daily Star  November 28, 2018 EC to honour court verdict on participation of convicts in polls: Quader Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader. File photo BSS, Dhaka Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader today said the Election Commission (EC) will honour the final verdict of the court on the issue of participation of any […]

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The Daily Star November 28, 2018 Mirza Abbas’ nomination for Dhaka-9 ‘not accepted’ BNP leader Mirza Abbas. Star file photo Star Online Report BNP Standing Committee Member Mirza Abbas today alleged that the Election Commission did not accept his nomination paper for Dhaka-9 constituency. “The returning officer did not accept his nomination paper for Dhaka-9,” […]

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Ahmad Shafi says Kandhalvi’s Tabligh doomed like Jamaat-e-Islami  Tribune Desk   July 29th, 2018 Shah Ahmad Shafi, director general of Haathazari Madrasa and the de facto leader of Hefajat-e-Islamibanglatribune.com He also announced the dates of the 2018 Biswa Ijtema The Tabligh Jamaat’s prolonged schism has exposed the ugly divide among the ranks of Bangladesh’s largest […]

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Biswa Ijtema: Kandhalvi’s followers want PM’s intervention  Tribune Desk   November 28th, 2018 File photo of Muslim devotees during the final prayers of Bishwa Ijtema on the banks of Turag River at Tongi in January 2018 Rajib Dhar/Dhaka Tribune They made the call at a press conference held at Dhaka Reporters Unity (DRU) on Tuesday The […]

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BNP leader Khoka, 3 others get 10 years each in graft case  Md Sanaul Islam Tipu  Dhaka Tribune   November 28th, 2018 File photo of Sadeque Hossain Khoka The court also fined Khoka Tk20 lakh and the three others Tk10 lakh each A Dhaka court has sentenced former Dhaka City Corporation mayor and also BNP Vice […]

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13 BNP men hurt in attack by ‘AL men’ Prothom Alo English Desk | Nov 28, 2018        At least 13 BNP activists were injured in separate attacks allegedly by the supporters of ruling party MP Pankaj Debnath in Mehendiganj upazila in Barishal on Wednesday, reports UNB. Witnesses said BNP candidate for Barishal-4 constituency Mejbahuddin Farhad […]

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Mintoo, Alal, Sohel didn’t file nomination papers Staff Correspondent. Dhaka |Prothom Alo, Nov 28, 2018       BNP vice chairman Abdul Awal Mintoo, joint secretary general Moazzem Hossain Alal and Dhaka south unit president Habibun Nabi Sohel have not submitted nomination papers. The BNP chairperson’s media wing official Sayrul Kabir confirmed this as Wednesday was the last […]

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