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Jubo league leader gouges man’s eye in Ashulia

Jubo league leader gouges man’s eye in Ashulia Nadim Hossain, Savar Dhaka Tribune May 23rd, 2019 Screenshot of Ashulia taken from Google map A case has been filed against 18 Jubo league activists A Jubo league leader has gouged the eye of a driver—because of local sub-division and business disputes—in Ashulia. The incident happened in […]

The Daily Star  May 24, 2019 Yaba sneaking in thru’ couriers File photo. Mohammad Jamil Khan An organised syndicate has been using courier services over the last one year to bring yaba pills to the capital from Cox’s Bazar as a new strategy for carrying the mad drug amid strict vigilance of law enforcers. The […]

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  Palermo Is Again a Migrant City, Shaped Now by Bangladeshis and Nigerians Ballarò market in Palermo, Sicily.CreditGianni Cipriano for The New York Times   ImageBallarò market in Palermo, Sicily.CreditCreditGianni Cipriano for The New York Times By Jason Horowitz   New York Times May 22, 2019 PALERMO, Sicily — The stands overflowed with Sicilian blood oranges […]

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British Bangladeshi, another held after three years of disappearance Muktadir Rashid | New Age  May 22,2019 A Bangladeshi origin British citizen and another youth, who reportedly disappeared three years ago, were arrested, as claimed by the police, on May 17 and produced before a Dhaka metropolitan magistrate’s court. The arrest of Saudi-born British-Bangladeshi physics teacher […]

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Top quality or false glory? Khawaza Main Uddin Dhaka Tribune May 22nd, 2019 Where is the quality? BIGSTOCK Why isn’t DU among the top universities? The issue of Bangladeshi universities missing from university rankings in a global context that now perturbs the current vice-chancellors has just prompted ready-made answers. Outdated information on the websites that […]

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The Daily Star  May 23, 2019 Editorial HC intervention timely ‘BB working in favour of loan defaulters’ We thank the High Court (HC) for speaking out on the issue when it observed that the BB has been working in favour of loan defaulters; which has been in the public mind for a long time that […]

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The Daily Star  May 17, 2019 Farmers’ demo across country on May 23 Govt urged to set up paddy purchasing centre in every union Leaders of Bangladesh Krishak Samity, an organisation of farmers, brought out a rally demanding increased price of paddy in Dhaka on May 17, 2019. Photo: Prabir Das/ STAR Star Online Report […]

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Will loan defaulters become good? Shawkat Hossain . Dhaka |Prothom Alo  May 19, 2019 A big thanks to Bangladesh Bank for its circular providing special facilities to loan defaulters. The circular was prepared in a five-star hotel where the central bank actually had no role to play. This was later written in the bank and […]

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ADB provides $400m loan for Chattogram-Cox’s Bazar rail link Prothom Alo English Desk | May 23, 2019             Bangladesh signed a deal with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Thursday for a $400 million loan to connect Chattogram and Cox’s Bazar by rail, reports UNB. Its goal is to promote […]

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Shujan rolls out 18-point political reform proposal Staff Correspondent . Dhaka | Prothom Alo  May 23, 2019 Citizen’s platform Shushasoner Jonno Nagorik (Shujan) on Thursday said change in political culture and widespread reform in political landscape is needed to bring back welfare oriented politics in the country. Shujan also called for reforms in the electoral […]

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