Home » 2019 » January » 05

Kings blown away by Dynamites

Dhaka Dynamites’ Afghanistan batsman Hazratullah Zazai plays a shot during their Bangladesh Premier League Twenty20 match against Rajshahi Kings at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Saturday. — BCB photo Title-aspirants Dhaka Dynamites got off to a flying start in the Bangladesh Premier League when they thrashed Rajshahi Kings by 83 runs in their opening match […]

Workers in a Dhaka garment factory. Reuters File Photo Export-oriented industry owners, except those of jute mills, were given large tax benefits for the second time in the first eight months of the current fiscal. From now on the owners will have to pay a mere 0.25 per cent tax at source for exporting any […]

Continue reading …

An ethnic Rakhine man holds homemade weapons as he walks in front of houses that were burnt during fighting between Buddhist Rakhine and Muslim Rohingya communities in Sittwe June 10, 2012. — Reuters file photo Thirteen Myanmar police officers were killed in raids Friday by ethnic Rakhine rebels, the army said, in a brazen, co-ordinated […]

Continue reading …

CPB blames AL for Noakhali rape Prothom Alo English Desk | Jan 05, 2019        Awami League has to take responsibility for the rape of a woman in Noakhali’s Subarnachar upazila, leaders of Communist Party of Bangladesh (CPB) Women Cell said on Saturday. “AL cannot deny its responsibility as a political party since its cadres raped […]

Continue reading …

Stop giving political shelter to criminals Rasheda K Choudhury | Prothom Alo Jan 04, 2019       The rape and torture of a woman in Subarnachar, Noakhali, is simply unacceptable. This barbarous incident, which took place right after the national election, has enraged everyone. And the hard fact is that the incident has come into the limelight as it […]

Continue reading …

Fakhrul breaks down in tears consoling Noakhali rape victim Prothom Alo English Desk | Jan 05, 2019        BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Saturday assured Subarnachar gang-rape victim that their party and Jatiya Oikya Front will always remain beside her, reports UNB. Standing beside the rape victim at Noakhali General Hospital, an emotion-choked BNP […]

Continue reading …

The Daily Star January 06, 2019 Boycotting parliament is not the answer Photo: Toukir Ahmed Tanvee Brig Gen Shahedul Anam Khan ndc, psc (Retd) Despite all the shenanigans that had been resorted to, to winthe election, we will have a new parliament for another five years. It seems as if Andersen’s “The Emperor’s New Clothes” was […]

Continue reading …

The daily  January 06, 2019 ‘Voting for Sheaf of Paddy’: A village under siege 4     Anwar Ali An entire village in Rajshahi’s Tanore upazila have been paying a heavy price since Sunday’s general elections when majority of the villagers voted for the BNP candidate. On Monday morning, stick-wielding Awami League men took position at the two entry points of […]

Continue reading …

The Daily Star January 06, 2019 Crack in Oikya? Gono Forum MPs-elect likely to take oath 573     Gonoforum President Kamal Hossain, also the convener of Jatiya Oikyafront, speaks at a press conference at Bangladesh Shishu Kalyan Parishad after an extended meeting of the party on Saturday, January 5, 2019. Photo: Collected Rashidul Hasan Two lawmakers-elect […]

Continue reading …

AL govt win tempered by challenges in banking, income inequity Jahangir Shah | Prothom Alo Jan 05, 2019             A number of economic zones, with necessary land and infrastructure, are in the pipeline this year, addressing the recent stagnation in private investment. The new government of the Awami League expects […]

Continue reading …

‘Noakhali gang-rape can’t be imagined in democratic country’ Prothom Alo English Desk |  Jan 04, 2019             Expressing deep concern over the gang-rape of a woman in Subarnachar of Noakhali, Jatiya Oikya Front leader and Gano Forum president Kamal Hossain on Friday said it has belittled all as a nation, […]

Continue reading …

অনিয়মের অভিযোগ কম নয় কামাল আহমেদ ০৫ জানুয়ারি ২০১৯, ‘এমন নির্বাচন কখনো দেখেনি কেউ’ শিরোনামে ভোটের এক দিন আগে আমি লিখেছিলাম, দলীয় সরকারের অধীনে গ্রহণযোগ্য, সুষ্ঠু ও অবাধ নির্বাচন অসম্ভব প্রমাণিত হলে বিরোধীরা লাভবান হবে, তাদের দাবির যৌক্তিকতা প্রমাণিত হবে। ভোটের ফল ঘোষণার পর তারা সে কথাই বলেছে। পাঁচ বছর আগেও আমি লিখেছিলাম, ‘রাজনৈতিক সরকার […]

Continue reading …
Page 1 of 212