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Bangladesh is poised to be world’s 24th largest economy by 2033: Report

Representational Image: A 1.23 percent increase in Bangladesh’s GDP is expected after the Padma Bridge becomes operational, according to government estimates. Previous Next Bangladesh is on track to become the world’s 24th largest economy by 2033, says a new report The country has also been ranked 41st among 193 countries, up from the 43rd position […]

How we can strengthen local governance Mohammad Tarikul Islam As an essential pillar of a democratic and public service transformation, local government is where solving the problems of democratic development has to start. One important way of strengthening democratic institutions without weakening the executive is to make maximum use of standing committees. Standing committees allow […]

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(From L-R): Dhaka Dynamites’ Sakib al Hasan, Sunil Narine, Andre Russell and Kieron Pollard jog during a training session at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Monday. — BCB photo Bangladeshi players have failed to put forward any match-winning performance in the opening two days of the sixth edition of the Bangladesh Premier League as the […]

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Mrinal Sen versus Satyajit Ray: The war of words that lasted nearly 30 years Satyajit Ray’s cutting remarks on ‘Akash Kusum’ resulted in a series of letters in the ‘Statesman’ newspaper and lifelong distance from his closest rival. by Dipankar Mukhopadhyay Published Dec 31, 2018 Scroll.in Mrinal Sen | mrinalsen.org Dec 31, 2018 Dipankar Mukhopadhyay In […]

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US citizen of Bangladeshi origin arrested for 1971 ‘war crimes’ Mohamed Jubair Monir accused of murder and rape while family claims he was just 13 during the 1971 war of independence. by David Bergman Monir’s family claims he was not in Bangladesh during most of the 1971 war [David Bergman/Al Jazeera] MORE ON BANGLADESH Saudi Arabia […]

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আইনস্টাইনের তত্ত্ব অস্বীকার করলেন ভারতের বিজ্ঞানীরা 7 January 2019   BBC ছবির কপিরাইট GETTY IMAGESImage captionএই সম্মেলনে একজন বিজ্ঞানী বলেন, আলবার্ট আইনস্টাইন ভুল ছিলেন এবং মাধ্যাকর্ষণ শক্তির নতুন নাম হওয়া উচিত ‘নরেন্দ্র মোদি তরঙ্গ’। ভারতে এক বিজ্ঞান সম্মেলনে বক্তারা উদ্ভট সব দাবি করার পর সে দেশের বৈজ্ঞানিক সমাজ এর প্রবল সমালোচনা করেছে। বাৎসরিক ইন্ডিয়ান সায়েন্স কংগ্রেস, যার […]

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The Daily Star January 08, 2019 Myanmar asks army to crush Rakhine rebels Myanmar government spokesman Zaw Htay speaks during a press conference at the Presidential Palace in Naypyidaw on January 7, 2019. Photo: AFP Reuters, Yangon Myanmar government leader Aung San Suu Kyi yesterday discussed insurgent attacks on Myanmar police in a rare meeting […]

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The Daily Star  January 07, 2019 Jubo League men ‘vandalise’ 17 buses in Dhaka Star Online Report Some activists of Jubo League today allegedly vandalised at least 17 buses and beat up some bus staff at the Shakhari Bazar area in Old Dhaka. Witnesses and buss staff said that some Jubo League men led by […]

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20 injured in cop-RMG worker clash over wage Prothom Alo English Desk | Jan 07, 2019             Garment workers staged demonstrations in Uttara, Savar and Gazipur on Monday demanding cancellation of the ‘discriminatory’ wage board announced by the government for them, disrupting traffic on Dhaka-Mymensingh highway and airport road for […]

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182 businessmen elected to parliament Staff Correspondent . Dhaka | Prothom Alo Jan 07, 2019             As many as 182 businessmen have been elected as lawmakers in 11th general election. This amounts to almost 61.07 per cent of the total members of the parliament, Shushasoner Jonno Nagorik (Shujan) in a […]

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PM Hasina, 46 others take oath Staff Correspondent . Dhaka | Prothom Alo Jan 07, 2019             President Abdul Hamid on Monday administered the oath of office of ministers, state ministers and deputy ministers of the new cabinet headed by Awami League president Sheikh Hasina at Bangabhaban. Outgoing prime minister […]

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Ershad, Raushon absent at oath-taking ceremony Prothom Alo English Desk |  Jan 07, 2019           Jatiya Party chairman HM Ershad and official leader of the opposition of the 10th parliament Raushon Ershad did not turn up at the swearing-in ceremony of the new cabinet members at Bangabhaban on Monday. Party co-chairman […]

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