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Bangladesh storm into the tri-series final

Photo: AFP Bangladesh will face West Indies in the final on Friday Bangladesh beat West Indies for the second time in the tri-series at Malahide Cricket Club at Malahide, Dublin on Monday where their five-wicket win confirmed their final berth with a match in hand. Pacer Mustafizur Rahman was adjudged as man of the match […]

Representational photo Bigstock Investments in health and education will likely boost Bangladesh’s productivity, according to a research by the multinational bank With a sustainable GDP growth rate of 7%, Bangladesh is among the seven countries in the world that are expected to dominate world economy in the coming decade, says Standard Chartered Bank. By 2030, […]

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About 130 Bangladeshis are killed on an average every year in South Africa mostly due to conflict among compatriots as well as conflict with local South Africans. Scores of Bangladeshis, who have gone there for making fortune as promised by human traffickers, engage in crimes amidst widespread unemployment in South Africa. ‘People from Bangladesh are […]

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The Daily Star Bangla    মে ১৩, ২০১৯ ছাত্রলীগের পূর্ণাঙ্গ কমিটি ঘোষণার পর মারামারি মধুর ক্যান্টিনে সংবাদ সম্মেলনে ছাত্রলীগের পদ বঞ্চিত নেতারা। এদের ওপরই হামলা হয়েছে বলে অভিযোগ পাওয়া গেছে। ছবি: আশিক আব্দুল্লাহ অপু স্টার অনলাইন রিপোর্ট ছাত্রলীগের পূর্ণাঙ্গ কেন্দ্রীয় কমিটি ঘোষণার পর পদ বঞ্চিত নেতাদের সংবাদ সম্মেলনে মারামারির ঘটনা ঘটেছে। সভাপতি ও সাধারণ সম্পাদকের […]

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Biman doomed by corruption and inefficiency Tipu Sultan . Dhaka | Prothom Alo  May 13, 2019 Despite an increase in passengers along with inclusion of new generation aircrafts to its fleet, the national flag carrier Biman Bangladesh Airlines incurred losses last year. The civil aviation ministry considers inefficient management as well as corruption and irregularities […]

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Institutional ineffectiveness is a threat to democracy Mizanur Rahman Khan | Prothom Alo May 13, 2019   Executive director of the anti-graft watchdog Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB), Iftekharuzzaman, talks to Prothom Alo in an exclusive interview on various issues including corruption and the country’s prevailing political situation. Full text of the interview: Prothom Alo: You […]

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Khaleda trial to be held at makeshift court in Keraniganj jail Prothom Alo English Desk | May 13, 2019             The government has decided to hold the trial of BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia in 17 cases inside the Dhaka Central Jail in Keraniganj after setting up a makeshift court there, […]

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Is there nothing new in the offing? Kamal Ahmed | Prothom Alo  May 13, 2019             A few years ago, the Guardian brought out a piece on how the public would be informed in the event of Queen Elizabeth II’s death. The matter gave rise to debate and discussion. Readers, […]

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SALUTE THE DEPARTED SOUL F R Chowdhury 11 May 2019 I remember late Sanaullah Chowdhury of Atlas Shipping with lot of love, respect and admiration. He was a good friend of mine. He has been laid to eternal rest in Dhaka on 25-April-2019. With his sad demise Bangladesh lost a worthy son of the nation […]

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In Bangladesh, Reimagining What a Mosque Might Be A group of contemporary architects is creating daringly modern religious structures in the predominantly Muslim nation. ImageThe concrete pavilion of Kashef Mahboob Chowdhury’s Chandgaon mosque (2007) on the outskirts of Chittagong.CreditCreditRajesh Chakraborty/DRIK By Michael Snyder May 9, 2019  New York Times Magazine THE AMBER DENIM mosque sits […]

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Judicial independence, media freedom and Sheikh Hasina 9 May 2019  Bangladesh Politico This is a story about a recorded conversation that says a lot about judicial independence and media freedom in Bangladesh – or the lack thereof. Bangladesh’s justice system is based upon an important fiction. It is a fiction not  uncommon to many authoritarian […]

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