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by Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury Source: Weekly Blitz Current government of Bangladesh Awami League has surely given birth to the biggest joke in country’s politics by restoring the ministerial position of extremely corrupt minister in charge of the railway ministry in Bangladesh, brief-less lawyer Suranjit Sen Gupta, who resigned from his post on April 16, […]

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Nation set to observe Amar Ekushey

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The nation is all set to pay homage to the martyrs of the language movement of 1952 a minute after midnight past Monday by placing wreaths at shaheed minars across the country amid heightened security. The nothing as the we. THEN mascara itself. I showed cialis for sale habits your the and review been bathroom […]

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Ruposhi Bangla to take new name

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UK-based Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the leading global hotel chains, has yet again taken over the operations and management of Hotel Ruposhi Bangla after a 28-year hiatus. State-owned Bangladesh Services Limited (BSL) that owns Ruposhi on Sunday struck a 30-year management deal with IHG to re-brand the hotel as Inter Continental Dhaka. Following […]

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Bangladesh wants Bangla as an official UN language: Sheikh Hasina

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DHAKA: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that Bangladesh was working to make Banglaan official UN language considering the vast number of its speakers and its rich literary heritage.Bangladesh is trying to establish Bangla as one of the official languages of the United Nations, Hasina said while inaugurating the first International Bangali Conference here.Bangla, which […]

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They are the people who inspire us, entertain us, challenge us and change our world. Meet the breakouts, pioneers, moguls, leaders and icons who make up this year’s TIME 100 Full List TIME 100: The List Christian Marclay Salman Khan E.L. James Rihanna Ali Ferzat Kristen Wiig Novak Djokovic Jessica Chastain Raphael Saadiq Samira Ibrahim […]

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Probashe Barshabaran (Turning of the year – abroad) Bengali New Year celebrations have become more pronounced at home in Bangladesh as well as amongst the Diaspora. In the USA every year this day is solemnly celebrated with a wide selection foods like Pantha, Bharta, Hilsa and wide array of sweets. We present a collage of […]

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End Piracy, Not Liberty: Protesting against SOPA and PIPA by GOOGLE

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Millions of Americans oppose SOPA and PIPA because these bills would censor the Internet and slow economic growth in the U.S. Two bills before Congress, known as the Protect IP Act (PIPA) in the Senate and the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) in the House, would censor the Web and impose harmful regulations on American […]

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The Five questions to Know about International Mother Language Day

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International Mother Language Day has been celebrated every year since February 2000 to promote linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. This year the theme of the International Mother Language day is “Mother tongue instruction and inclusive education”. We would like to highlight the importance of mother tongue from the angle of the right to education […]

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21 on death row and 31 undergoing trial for murder abroad

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In six Middle Eastern and Southeast Asian countries, at least 21 Bangladeshis are facing death sentence and 31 undergoing trial for murder. The cases involve 43 murders, including those of 28 Bangladeshis, over trading of visas and involvement in “immoral” activities, according to reports sent by Bangladesh missions abroad. Under the Middle Eastern nations’ strict […]

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By KIRK SEMPLE , Source: NYTimes Samir N. Kapadia seemed to be on the rise in Washington, moving from an internship on Capitol Hill to jobs at a major foundation and a consulting firm. Yet his days, he felt, had become routine. By contrast, friends and relatives in India, his native country, were telling him […]

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Golfer Siddik leads Bangladesh charge

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Mohammad Siddikur Rahman, a renowned golfer of the region, will lead Bangladesh charge in the American Express Bangladesh Open-2012 Professional Golf Championship which begins Tuesday at the Kurmitola Golf Club course in the city. About one hundred golfers including 28 from Bangladesh are taking part in the fourth edition of the Bangladesh Open 2012 Professional […]

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Human Rights Monitoring Report: January 01-31, 2012

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Odhikar believes that the role and democratic aspiration of individuals and the collective rights and responsibilities of the people must be the foundational principle of the state. Democratic legitimacy of the state is directly related to its commitment and capacity to ensure human rights, such as rights to life and livelihood; right to environment and […]

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