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Mahmudullah laments indecision after loss

Bangladesh batsman Mahmudullah raises his bat after reaching his half century on the fifth and final day of their second Test against New Zealand in Wellington on Tuesday.— AFP photo Bangladesh’s stand-in Test skipper Mahmudullah termed the lack of commitment and indecision of the batsmen as the main reason behind their second successive innings defeat […]

  Muhammad Yunus about the Rohingyas of Myanmar. Interview with Mehedi Hasan, AlJazeera.  

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Re-election not possible: DU VC Tuesday 12th March 2019 Source: Ittefaq Report Dhaka University Vice-Chancellor Prof Akhteruzzaman on Tuesday said it is not possible to hold the Dhaka University Central Student Union (DUCSU) election again. “DUCSU election was held as per rules and regulations. It is not possible to hold re-election,” he said. The students […]

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BRU VC absent 478 days within 631 days of appointment  Liakat Ali Badal, Rangpur  Dhaka Tribune March 12th, 2019 Vice-Chancellor of Begum Rokeya University Nazmul Ahsan| Dhaka Tribune Nazmul Ahsan joined the university as its vice-chancellor on June 14, 2017 Officials and teachers of Begum Rokeya University (BRU) in Rangpur have brought allegations of irregularity, negligence […]

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BNP: Ducsu election results unusual  UNB  Dhaka Tribune  March 12th, 2019 BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi addresses a press conference at BNP’s Naya Paltan headquarters on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 Focus Bangla Quota reform movement leader Nurul Haq Nur was elected VP of Ducsu  through Monday’s election while Bangladesh Chhatra League leader Golam […]

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DU demonstrations in frames Prothom Alo English Desk | Mar 12, 2019        Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) has been staging demonstrations across Dhaka University campus demanding fresh DUCSU (Dhaka University Central Student’s Union) polls on Tuesday. The ruling Awami League’s student wing has rejected the results of the vice president post that was won by […]

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DUCSU voting a shame for us: Tanzimuddin Toriqul Islam | Prothom Alo  Mar 12, 2019        The student dormitories had been under the control of the government’s student wing in the past, albeit officially. Through this election the occupancy has been institutionalised, said Mohammad Tanzimuddin Khan, associate professor of Dhaka University’s international relations department. “That […]

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I am very disappointed Syed Manzoorul Islam | Prothom Alo Mar 12, 2019 There was much enthusiasm and aspiration among the students of Dhaka University as well as of the whole country over the DUCSU polls. People hoped that, this time, the questions and allegations of irregularities over the last parliamentary elections would be dispelled. […]

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The Daily Star March 12, 2019 DUCSU ELECTION ‘BCL activists’ pounce on boycotters, target Nur Star Online Report Alleged activists of Chhatra League have assaulted opposition activists at Dhaka University, especially targeting Ducsu’s VP-elect Nurul Haque Nur. The opposition activists were parading for a re-election to Dhaka University Central Students’ Union (Ducsu), when the attack took place […]

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The Daily Star  March 12, 2019 VP-elect Nur now demands fresh Ducsu polls Star Online Report Newly elected Ducsu VP Nurul Haque Nur today once again demanded a fresh election to the Dhaka University central students’ boy bringing allegations of vote rigging and ballot stuffing. “I boycotted the election yesterday demanding a fresh election, as […]

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After 100 years, Mussolini’s fascist party is a reminder of the fragility of freedom Italian dictator Benito Mussolini and Nazi leader Adolf Hitler before attending a conference in Munich, Germany. AP Photo/File Richard Gunderman, Indiana University One hundred years ago, in March 1919, Benito Mussolini created the fascist party in Italy. For more than two […]

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Bangladesh government officials meet with a Saudi delegation which made up to $20 billion in investments in the South Asian country. Photo: Faisal Mahmud Bangladesh gets a $20 billion Saudi windfall The two country’s relationship takes a new turn with major Saudi investments in various sectors By Faisal Mahmud   11 March Asia Times Saudi Arabia signed […]

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