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Rangpur edge Khulna in battle of nerve

Rangpur Riders’ South African batsman Rilee Rossouw plays a shot during their Bangladesh Premier League Twenty20 match against Khulna Titans at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Sunday. — New Age photo Defending champions Rangpur Riders held their nerve under pressure to restrict Khulna Titans and secure their first win in the sixth edition of Bangladesh […]

File photo: Female workers seen working at a RMG factory in Dhaka strong>Mahmud Hossain Opu/Dhaka Tribune From 2014 to 2018,local entrepreneurs invested an average of Tk1,380 crore per year in the primary textile sector Bangladesh’s primary textile sector, a backward linkage industry for the country’s $30.60 billion apparel sector, saw an investment worth Tk6,900 crore […]

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Because she exercised her constitutional right Photo: AFP Aasha Mehreen Amin The gang-rape of a 35-year-old woman, a mother of four young children, because she insisted on exercising her right to vote for whoever she wanted to, has been the most devastating story for us ordinary citizens and especially for women of this country. It […]

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The Daily Star  January 04, 2019 WHERE WERE ALL THE MISSING POLLING AGENTS? Zyma Islam    The Daily Star  5 January 2018 Polling agents of Oikyafront and the left parties were noticeably missing. Photo: Palash Khan After a whole day of observing the elections, the one common observation made by journalists at The Daily Star […]

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Parliament of millionaires Shujan says 82 percent MPs have more than Tk 1 crore Dilip Kumar Sarker, central coordinator of Shujan, reading out a report at Dhaka Reporters Unity in the capital on Sunday, January 6, 2019. Photo: Mohiuddin Alamgir Jewel Staff correspondent    The Daily Star 6 January 2019 Almost 82 percent of the […]

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Feast for cops after ‘fair polls’ Staff Correspondent  The Daily Star 6 January 2019 Police establishments across the country have been holding feast and cultural programmes since the first day of the new year to cheer up the force members. Several police officials, wishing anonymity, told The Daily Star that these programmes were being organised […]

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Ershad wants deputy PM status for opposition leader Dhaka Tribune Desk January 6th, 2019 Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury administers oath to Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad as a lawmaker of the 11th parliament in the Parliament Building on Sunday, January 6, 2019 Earlier on Sunday, the former military dictator was sworn in to the parliament […]

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The Daily Star January 06, 2019 47-member new cabinet announced The newly elected cabinet members will take oath at the Bangabhaban on January 7, 2019. Image taken from Prothom Alo Star Online Report Awami League President Sheikh Hasina is heading towards a fresh start forming her third consecutive government with 31 new faces of the […]

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The Daily Star January 06, 2019 Dr Kamal seeks foreign ‘mediation’ for fresh polls Jatiya Oikyafront Convener Dr Kamal Hossain. Star file photo Star Online Report Jatiya Oikyafront convener Dr Kamal Hossain today urged the diplomatic corps in Dhaka to manage the Awami League government to hold a fresh national election under a nonparty administration […]

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The Daily Star January 06, 2019 Those who are new state ministers Star Online Report The new cabinet will be formed with the prime minister, 24 ministers, 19 state ministers and three deputy ministers, cabinet secretary Md Shafiul Alam said today. Md Shahriar Alam, Kamal Ahmed Majumdar, Imran Ahmed, Md Zahid Ahsan Russel, Nasrul Hamid, Md […]

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The Daily Star  January 06, 2019 06:58 PM, January 06, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 07:20 PM, January 06, 2019 11th parliament to see 9 brand new ministers Nine lawmakers are going to hold ministerial posts for the first time ever. Image taken from Prothom Alo. Star Online Report New faces have dominated the new cabinet […]

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The Daily Star January 06, 2019 The AL big shots dropped 25 ministers of the immediate past cabinet were excluded from the new cabinet. Image taken from Prothom Alo Star Online Report Awami League President Sheikh Hasina-led new cabinet will be formed tomorrow excluding some heavyweight ministers of the immediate past cabinet. Cabinet Secretary Mohammad […]

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