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Student protesters call for countrywide boycot of classes

Student protesters call for countrywide boycot of classes Prothom Alo English Desk |Mar 19, 2019        University students and locals of Pragati Sarani area block road in front of Jamuna Future Park to protest against the death of a BUP student in a road crash on 19 March, 2019. Photo: Abdus Salam The university students […]

Maroof Zaman is seen in this undated photo. Courtesy Maroof Zaman’s family Prapti Rahman Dhaka 2019-03-18 Maroof Zaman is seen in this undated photo. Courtesy Maroof Zaman’s family A retired diplomat who went missing in Bangladesh in December 2017 has returned home, his daughters said Monday, but they declined to give further information. The case […]

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রাতারাতি অসংখ্য নুরুল জন্ম নেবে না: ইনু ১৮ মার্চ ২০১৯, ১১:২০  হাসানুল হক ইনু । ফাইল ছবি প্রথম আলো নির্বাচনোত্তর পরিস্থিতি নিয়ে প্রথম আলোর মুখোমুখি হয়েছেন জাতীয় সমাজতান্ত্রিক দলের (জাসদ) সভাপতি, সাংসদ ও সাবেক তথ্যমন্ত্রী হাসানুল হক ইনু। তাঁর সাক্ষাৎকার নিয়েছেন প্রথম আলোর যুগ্ম সম্পাদক মিজানুর রহমান খান। প্রথম আলো: প্রধান বিরোধী দল বিএনপি ঘুরে দাঁড়াতে পারে, এই […]

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EC Mahbub questions trends of being elected unopposed Staff Correspondent . Dhaka | Prothom Alo Mar 18, 2019        Election commissioner Mahbub Talukder, known to be a dissenting voice in the election commission, on Monday warned about a bleak future of democracy in view of the voters’ increasing indifference to the electoral system. In that […]

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Bangabandhu’s dream was to ensure fair polls: Kamal Prothom Alo English Desk |  Mar 18, 2019        Gono Forum president Kamal Hossain on Monday called upon people to put up a strong resistance against those creating obstacles towards implementing Bangabandhu’s dreams of establishing democracy and ensuring free and fair elections in the country, reports UNB. […]

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Election officer among 6 shot dead in Rangamati Rangamati Correspondent | Prothom Alo Mar 18, 2019 Six people including an election officer and law enforcement persons were killed in a gun attack on their vehicle in Baghaichhari upazila of Rangamati hill district on Monday evening. The incident took place when election officers, accompanied by law […]

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Why the SNC-Lavalin Scandal Is Such a Blow for Canada’s Trudeau The Editors Friday, March 15, 2019    www.worldpoliticsreview.com In late February, Canada’s former justice minister, Jody Wilson-Raybould, testified before a parliamentary committee that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and other high-ranking aides had pressured her to intervene on behalf of the engineering firm SNC-Lavalin in a […]

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Repressed Histories Shed Light on the Right-Wing’s Growth in Bengal In the 19th century, the anti-colonial struggle became entwined with Hindu revivalist ideologies and the political philosophy of the Bengali bhadralok. File photo of West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee and PM Narendra Modi. Credit: PTI Monobina Gupta The wire.in  18 March 2019 If the Hindi […]

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Rohingya ‘lost generation’ struggle to study in Bangladesh camps Ittefaq  Monday 18th March 2019  Source: Reuters Sixteen-year-old Kefayat Ullah walked to his school in southern Bangladesh in late January, as he had done most days for the previous six years, to find that – despite being one of the top students in his class – […]

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The Daily Star  March 18, 2019 Demo at DU demanding re-election to Ducsu Students sit-in before VC’s office Participants of the five panels of Ducsu election at a protest rally on Dhaka University campus on March 18, 2019. They demand a re-election to Ducsu. Photo: Prabir Das Star Online Report Students today staged a sit-in […]

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JU student gives birth in dorm, baby hidden in trunk dies Prothom Alo English Desk |  Mar 18, 2019        In a shocking incident, a newborn baby girl was rescued from a locked storage trunk at a dormitory room of Jahangirnagar University (JU) on Saturday night and she died soon after being taken to a […]

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Local govt in ruling party grasp Shamsur Rahman . Dhaka | Prothom Alo  Mar 18, 2019        Almost all the local government institutions are marred by systemic failure and irregularities. These institutions are influenced and controlled by ruling party MPs. They lack coordination with the administration and other organisations as they are run by separate […]

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