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Pilgrims have to spend around Tk 16,000 more this year to perform hajj mainly because of increasing airfare. The cabinet yesterday approved the draft Hajj Package-2018, fixing the maximum cost for a pilgrim under the government arrangement at Tk 3, 97,929, which was Tk 3, 81,508 last year. The minimum expenditure under the arrangement has […]

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Police say they have recovered the bodies of four men who were killed in a landslide while working at a quarry in Sylhet’s Companyganj. Two of the bodies were found on Sunday night and two others on Monday morning, said Sylhet Additional Superintendent of Police Shamsul Alam. Two of the dead have been identified as […]

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The cry for justice

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Nine years after the BDR mutiny, where do we stand? Having fallen in my life’s greatest dungeon of despair nine years ago, I am writing this with a heavy heart. Every now and then at national dailies, I highlight the military and educational achievements of my martyred father Col Quadrat Elahi, who had the potential […]

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Khaleda kept in wait

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HC to give decision on bail after receiving case records from lower court in 15 days BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia, who landed in jail on February 8 upon conviction in a graft case, has to wait for a few more days to know the fate of her bail petition. The High Court yesterday did not […]

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Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) will catch big corrupts in time, it’s Chairman Iqbal Mahmood said today while taking an oath to stomp out graft in Bangladesh. “In a war, you don’t always advance. For strategy, you often have to retreat… we’re preparing traps. Soon you will see many corrupt people are caught,” he said. “You all have […]

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IndustriALL Bangladesh Council (IBC) has demanded Tk 16,000 as minimum wage for the garment workers, reports UNB. IBC secretary general Md Tauhidur Rahman made the demand at a press conference at Dhaka Reporters Unity (DRU) in the city on Sunday. “In the present pay structure of Tk 5,300, it’s hardly possible for garment workers to […]

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FranGlobal organises international expo on franchising Franglobal, an Indian franchise consultancy firm, intends to bring more than 50 brands to Bangladesh within the next two years along with investment of $39 million and 2,500 new jobs, as the country’s solid economic growth continues to attract global attention. For that end, the company yesterday organised a […]

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With the country observing the anniversary of the BDR mutiny today, victims’ families are still waiting for the execution of the verdict in a case filed over the killings of their near and dear ones nine years ago. The High Court announced the verdict in the case in November last year, but it was yet […]

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Police yesterday charged truncheons and used water cannons on BNP men to foil their black flag programme in the capital’s Nayapaltan. More than a dozen party leaders and activists, including Joint Secretary General Syed Moazzem Hossain Alal, were detained in the process. The BNP had announced the protest programme after the authorities denied it permission […]

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Legendary Bollywood actor Sridevi passed away in Dubai on Saturday night after a massive cardiac arrest. She was 54. Sridevi was in Dubai for a family function. Her husband Boney Kapoor and younger daughter Khushi were with her at the time of her death, reports Times of India. Her elder daughter Janhvi did not accompany the family […]

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Three female Nobel Peace laureates will meet Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh to see first-hand the situation at the camps and assess the violence they endured at their homeland in Rakhine State in Myanmar. The three laureates are Shirin Ebadi of Iran, Tawakkol Karman of Yemen and Mairead Maguire of Northern Ireland. Nobel Women’s Initiative, an […]

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The match ended 2-2 after regulation time and later, Chittagong edged Dhaka 4-3 in the penalty shootout Chittagong Sonali Otit Club emerged as the champion in the Veterans Cup Tournament 2018 beating Dhaka Sonali Otit Club Red in the tie-breaker at the artificial turf of the Bangladesh Football Federation House Saturday. The match ended 2-2 […]

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