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WC win not impossible: Mushfiq

Bangladesh wicketkeeper-batsman Mushfiqur Rahim speaks at a press conference at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Sunday. — BCB photo Wicketkeeper-batsman Mushfiqur Rahim on Sunday termed Bangladesh as one of the serious contenders to win the forthcoming ICC World Cup, scheduled from May 30 to July 14 in United Kingdom. ‘I don’t expect an easy game […]

The Daily Star  April 29, 2019 $2b laundered for buying work visas TIB says this took place in 2016 Staff Correspondent More than two billion dollars was laundered out of Bangladesh to six major labour-recruiting countries to illegally purchase work visas in 2016, said Transparency International Bangladesh Executive Director Dr Iftekharuzzaman. “In 90 percent of […]

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The Daily Star  April 29, 2019 The biggest barrier to our industrialisation Eresh Omar Jamal While inaugurating the first national industrial fair in the city, the prime minister, at the end of last month, said she wanted to discuss how to reduce the interest rate of bank loans which she thought had become the biggest […]

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Private universities gripped by politics Mustak Ahmed . Dhaka |Prothom Alo  Apr 28, 2019             Quality education at private universities is at risk as the regulatory body cannot compel the powerful and politically influential owners to abide by the rules and regulations, University Grants Commission (UGC) top officials have said. […]

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Journalist Mahfuz Ullah buried Prothom Alo English Desk |  Apr 28, 2019             Senior journalist Mahfuz Ullah was laid to eternal rest at Mirpur Martyred Intellectuals’ Graveyard on Sunday, according to UNB. Family members, relatives, colleagues and well-wishers buried him at the graveyard around 7:00pm. Mahfuz Ullah, who had been […]

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AL relieved as BNP MP joins parliament Tanvir Sohel . Dhaka | Prothom Alo Apr 27, 2019 The ruling Awami League is relieved as an MP elected from BNP has joined parliament, AL leaders said. They said there are now representatives from all parties in the 11th parliament as Zahidur Rahman, who was elected MP […]

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A New Socialist Movement Must Oppose Both Capitalism and Imperialism Trump’s “America First” policy is a classic divide-and-conquer strategy of capitalists and imperialists.Frederic J. Brown / AFP / Getty Images By Ashley Smith, Truthout Published April 27, 2019 A New Socialist Movement Must Oppose Both Capitalism and Imperialism Spurred on by the global justice movement […]

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AHM Mustafa Kamal. File Photo AHM Mustafa Kamal wants to bring reforms to the banking sector to save the businesses that have unwillingly defaulted on loan repayments because of the highs and lows of doing business. “The country won’t be functioning if all the businessmen are sent to jail for default loans,” the finance minister […]

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