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31 killed in Baghdad twin suicide blast

Iraqi security forces inspect the site of a bomb attack in Baghdad, Iraq January 15, 2018. — Reuters photo Iraq’s prime minister Haider al-Abadi called for the elimination of jihadist ‘sleeper cells’ Monday after a twin suicide bombing killed 31 people in Baghdad in the second such attack in three days. There was no immediate […]

File photo shows Tabith Awal speaking to the media after collecting his nomination form. The BNP-led coalition has again picked Md Tabith Awal to run for the mayor in the by-polls to the Dhaka North City Corporation.  Party Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir named the pick before the media late on Monday, after the […]

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Explorers have struck gas about 32km north of the Shahbazpur Gas Field in Bhola, a southern coastal district. A total of 600 billion cubic feet of gas has been found in Bheduria union, Cabinet Secretary Mohammad Shafiul Alam disclosed to reporters at the Secretariat yesterday. The discovery of the country’s 27th gas field came at […]

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Bangladesh’s Shakib al Hasan bowls during their match against Zimbabwe in Dhaka Monday DHAKA TRIBUNE/Md Manik Shakib al Hasan took two wickets in his very first over to give Bangladesh a tremendous start.   Shakib strikes twice in first over Bangladesh captain Mashrafe bin Mortaza elected to field and gave the ball to Shakib al […]

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Prices of winter vegetables have jumped high at different markets of late due to fog and shivering cold, damaging the early season respite for customers. Beans that were selling at Tk 25-30 a kilogram just a few days ago, now cost Tk 60-70 a kg, according to market monitoring. Prices of vegetable items such as […]

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America is spiritually bankrupt. We must fight back together The undeniable collapse of integrity, honesty and decency in our public and private life has fueled racial hatred and contempt by Cornel West Sun 14 Jan 2018 We live in one of the darkest moments in American history – a bleak time of spiritual blackout and […]

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The Centre for Policy Dialogue or CPD has said that the gap between the rich and poor has widened despite the continued economic growth in the country.  The think tank identified the lack of ‘quality growth’ as the reason behind the widening disparity. It was presenting its report State of the Bangladesh Economy in FY2017-18 […]

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Bangladesh national cricket team’s Team Director Khaled Mahmud (L) shares a light moment with one-day international captain Mashrafee bin Murtaza during a training session at Mirpur on Sunday. — Sourav Losker Bangladesh one-day international skipper Mashrafee bin Murtaza acknowledged on Sunday that they are now more relaxed in the dressing room than the recent past […]

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Birangana Rama Chowdhury lying in a hospital bed in Chittagong on Friday, December 14, 2018 Dhaka Tribune The Liberation War Heroine refused financial assistance from Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and others.   Birangana (Liberation War Heroine) Rama Chowdhury has been undergoing treatment for a hip-bone fracture at a private clinic in Chittagong for the past […]

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হাসিনার প্রতিহিংসায় খালেদা জিয়া: এ সপ্তাহে ক্যাঙ্গারু কোর্টে যেতে হবে ৫ দিন –১২ জানুয়ারি ২০১৮ বিশেষ রিপোর্ট : : ব্যাংক ডাকাত সরকারের প্রধানমন্ত্রী শেখ হাসিনার ব্যক্তিগত প্রতিহিংসার রোষানলে পড়েছেন সাবেক প্রধানমন্ত্রী এবং বাংলাদেশ জাতীয়তাবাদী দল বিএনপি’র চেয়ারপার্সন বেগম খালেদা জিয়া।বিচারের নামে চলছে অবিচার। দেশের সবচেয়ে জনপ্রিয় নেত্রীর ওপর রীতিমত নজিরবিহীন নির্যাতন চালানো হচ্ছে। শেখ হাসিনা […]

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  HONESTY AND SINCERITY IN POLITICAL LIFE By F R Chowdhury    Jan. 14, 2018   As we embrace the New Year, I try to recollect some of the persons in our recent politics who, to the best of my knowledge, maintained a clean image in politics. They refrained from the lure of corruption. They […]

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By F R Chowdhury   Jan 14, 2018  [This relates to Balkan war that eventually saw the disintegration of former Yugoslavia giving way to a number of independent countries. In the process thousands of Muslims were massacred. Radovan Karadzic and Ratko Mladic were eventually tried and jailed by the International Criminal Court in the Netherlands but […]

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