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ERSHAD: A mixed legacy

The Daily Star July 19, 2019 ERSHAD: A mixed legacy Former military strongman HM Ershad (February 1, 1930 – July 14, 2019). Photo: Reuters Brig Gen Shahedul Anam Khan ndc, psc (Retd) There are certainly many better persons than I who can assess former President HM Ershad more insightfully and, perhaps, more eloquently. As a […]

Saint Martin’s gripped by pollution Iftekhar Mahamud . Dhaka | Prothom Alo  Jul 19, 2019             For over a thousand years Saint Martin’s island has existed in the Bay of Bengal, some 38 km off the coast of Teknaf. In 1999 the government of Bangladesh declared this as an Environmentally […]

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UN investigator finds US sanctions on Myanmar military leaders inadequate Reuters . Kuala Lumpur/Dhaka, Bangladesh | Jul 19, 2019   Prothom Alo Sanctions imposed this week by the United States on Myanmar’s military leaders over human rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims do not go far enough, UN special rapporteur Yanghee Lee said on Thursday. The United […]

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Corruption in controlling mosquito menace Prothom Alo  Jul 19, 2019             News pours in every day about more and more people suffering from dengue, particularly in the capital city Dhaka. According to the health department’s health emergency operation centre and control room, in the first 12 days of July this […]

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Money laundered thru terracotta tile export Sanaullah Sakib | Prothom Alo  Jul 18, 2019             A Jhenaidah-based firm, Exim, has exported clay terracotta tiles at costs much higher than the international market price. The Tk 2 billion bill for the exported tiles is now not being paid. However, Bangladesh Commerce […]

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PM Hasina flies to London Prothom Alo English Desk | Jul 19, 2019 Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday left Dhaka for London on an official visit to the United Kingdom, reports UNB. A Biman Bangladesh Airlines VVIP flight carrying the prime minister and her entourage took off from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport here for […]

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