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General Ershad: The deposed dictator who became kingmaker

General Ershad: The deposed dictator who became kingmaker Over the past four decades, General Ershad demonstrated he was a master of political survival. by Shafquat Rabbee   18 July 2019 Bangladesh’s former military ruler Hossain Mohammad Ershad died on July 14, 2019 [File: Reuters]   General Hussain Muhammad Ershad, the military dictator of Bangladesh for most of […]

List: The 87 House Democrats calling for an impeachment inquiry into Trump By CNN   Thu July 18, 2019 For video CLICK Ocasio-Cortez responds to Pelosi’s impeachment approach 01:21 (CNN)As President Donald Trump has been openly feuding with House Democrats pursuing investigations into him, his administration and his finances, some lawmakers are calling to start an impeachment inquiry, […]

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Man of integrity, politician of conviction Syed Badrul Ahsan Dhaka Tribune  July 17th, 2019 Loyal to the end Why Tajuddin Ahmad is an indelible part of history As General Yahya Khan prepared to travel to Dhaka in mid-March 1971 for talks with Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and his team, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto cautioned him about […]

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The Daily Star  July 18, 2019 Transboundary river flow: The future of Bangladesh depends on it Near the Teesta bridge in the northern district of Lalmonirhat, a boat is tied up to a pole where the river is dried up. Photo: Star Md Khalequzzaman Bangladesh being the most downstream country in the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna basins is […]

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The Daily Star July 16, 2019 Mercury pollution poses big threat No guidelines yet for safe management, disposal of mercury in various products despite environmental, health concerns Mohammad Al-Masum Molla Over the years, Bangladeshi stomachs have got accustomed to so many different polluting agents like fertiliser, melamine, formalin and carbide. And the list goes on […]

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The Daily Star  July 18, 2019 Alleged Indian spy’s Death sentence in Pakistan: Rivals both claim victory as ICJ orders review An Indian resident walks past placards with the picture of Kulbhushan Jadhav, an Indian national convicted of spying in Pakistan, in the neighborhood where he grew up, in Mumbai on Wednesday. Cod Satrusayang The […]

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Stocks decline as investors take cautious stance FE Online Reports | Published: July 18, 2019 Stocks witnessed downward trend in early hours of trading on Thursday as investors mostly followed cautious stance. Following the previous two days’ marginal gain, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) opened on positive. Within first […]

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Developing Asia set to meet growth outlook despite trade war: ADB Reuters | Published: The Financial Express July 18, 2019 Construction work of the Dhaka metro rail project seen in this undated FE photo The Asian Development Bank said on Thursday developing Asia is on track to meet the lender’s growth expectations for this year […]

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How Bangladesh fared in Cricket World Cup UNB . Dhaka | Prothom Alo  Jul 18, 2019             Bangladesh were expecting their best-ever World Cup this time around in England and Wales riding depending on a mixture of youthful talent, and in particular the experience of five players, who were each […]

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GM Quader new chairman of Jatiya Party Staff Correspondent . Dhaka | Prothom Alo  Jul 18, 2019             Jatiya Party (JaPa) on Thursday announced Golam Muhammad (GM) Quader as the chairman of the party. The party made the decision as its founding chairman Hussain Muhammad Ershad, also elder brother of […]

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