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BKSP-Shinepukur match ends in tie

Brothers Union batsman Fazle Mahmud (R) celebrates his century against Prime Bank Cricket Club during their Dhaka Premier League match at Mirpur on Saturday. — BCB photo The ongoing Dhaka Premier League witnessed its first tied match of the season, when Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protisthan held Shinepukur Cricket Club to a dramatic tie in their […]

File photo of BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi Photo from BNP’s Facebook page Rizvi alleged that 30,000 modern 12-bore shotguns and 30,000 cartridges were bought, spending several thousand crores of taka, but,  the government failed to purchase modern equipment to douse fire BNP came down heavily upon the government, for its negligence, […]

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AIIB approves $120m in loans for Bangladesh power sector The China-based Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, or AIID, has approved a loan of $120 million for a project that aims to upgrade and expand the power transmission system in Chattogram, according to a statement on the bank’s website. An initiative of the Power Grid Corporation of […]

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Tasvir Ul Islam The police on Saturday filed a case for fire in the FR Tower, which killed at lease 26 people on March 28, and arrested owners’ association presdient Tasvir Ul Islam Saturday evening and landlord SMHI Faruque early Sunday. Dhaka Metropolitan Police additional deputy commissioner Golam Saklayen Sithil said that they arrested Faruque […]

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Happiness and growth Economic growth does not guarantee rising happiness An old paradox lives on Mar 21st 2019  The Economist GDP per person v self-reported happiness 85 countries with adult population over 5m 2005-08 average 2015-18 average Happiness and GDP per person:moving in the same direction moving in opposite directions 151050345678→A decade ago Venezuela was […]

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The Daily Star March 22, 2019 ‘We should not use groundwater for the next 15/20 years’ Dr Mohammad Amir Hossain Bhuiyan Naznin Tithi Dr Mohammad Amir Hossain Bhuiyan, professor and chairman, Department of Environmental Sciences, Jahangirnagar University, talks to Naznin Tithi of The Daily Star about why it is absolutely necessary to stop using groundwater […]

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The Daily Star  March 30, 2019 Ducsu Election When teachers are threatened for revealing the truth PHOTO: AMRAN HOSSAIN Naznin Tithi During the last days of March in 1971, when there was fear among everyone at Dhaka University—the teachers, students and general staff—that the university could be attacked by the Pakistan military anytime, Jyotirmoy Guhathakurta, […]

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‘None of our recommendations were implemented’ Afrose Jahan Chaity Dhaka Tribune  March 30th, 2019 Major AKM Shakil Nawaz, director (Operation and Maintenance) of the fire service, briefs media during regarding DNCC Market fire at Gulshan on Saturday, March 30, 2018 Dhaka Tribune DNCC market authorities ignored the recommendations made by Dhaka Fire Service after a […]

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Hanif: DNCC market to be turned into modern shopping mall Afrose Jahan Chaity Dhaka Tribune  March 30th, 2019 File photo of Awami League Joint General Secretary Mahbub-Ul-Alam Hanif The Awami League Joint General Secretary made the comment after visiting the scene of the fire Awami League Joint General Secretary Mahbub-Ul-Alam Hanif has said the Dhaka […]

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Gulshan DNCC kitchen market fire guts 221 shops Prothom Alo English Desk | Mar 30, 2019             Just two days after a major fire in the city’s Banani area left 25 people killed, another fire broke out at Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) kitchen market in Gulshan-1 area early Saturday […]

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