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Myanmar activists stage rally on anniversary of Reuters reporters’ arrest

More than 100 Myanmar activists marked the anniversary on Wednesday of the arrest of two Reuters journalists sentenced to seven years in jail in a landmark free speech case by releasing balloons at a rally in the country’s largest city Yangon. Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, were found guilty in September of […]

Previous Next The top bankers of Bangladesh have called for constructive criticism of the sector instead of only highlighting its weaknesses. The Association of Bankers, Bangladesh or ABB organised a rare press conference attended by chief executives of around 40 banks in Dhaka on Wednesday. It came three days after the Centre for Policy Dialogue […]

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BNP’s candidate in Dhaka 1 constituency Khandaker Abu Ashfaq, flocked by his supporters, campaigning in Dohar, Dhaka on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune The BNP runner was taken into police custody following a scuffle between his followers and ruling party supporters in Dohar Police have released Khandaker Abu Ashfaq, BNP’s Dhaka 1 constituency […]

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Prime minister Sheikh Hasina together with Awami League leaders prays for divine blessing during the launch of the party’s election campaign at Tungipara in Gopalganj on Wednesday. — BSS photo, (left) and Jatiya Oikya Front leaders, led by Kamal Hossain, seek divine blessing at the shrine of Hazrat Shahjalal during the launch of the alliance’s […]

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West Indies batsmen Shai Hope (2nd-R) and Keemo Paul (R) walk off the field along with Bangladesh cricketers after winning their second ODI at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Tuesday. — AFP photo Chief selector Minhajul Abedin on Wednesday urged Bangladeshi players to learn from Caribbean opener Shai Hope’s innings, which helped the visitors […]

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Minar Rashid    12 December 2018 ফ্যাসিবাদের উপর নান্দনিক ও ধর্মীয় প্রলেপ ======================= শামিম ওসমান বলেছেন , আমি ধমক দিলে নারায়ণগন্জে বিএনপি থাকবে না । সারা দেশেই বিএনপি টিকে আছে শামীম ওসমানদের বিশেষ দয়ায় । অন্যদিকে সাকিব , সুবর্ণা মোস্তফা , রিয়াজ , ফেরদৌস , পূর্ণিমা , অপু বিশ্বাস, শাওন , সুইটি সহ এক ঝাঁক […]

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EU Diplomats’ Statement on 11th Parliamentary Election Routine gesture or is there more to it? Jatiya Oikyafront leaders join hands on the rally stage at Sylhet Registrar’s Office ground in October 2018. The emergence of the coalition, headed by Dr Kamal Hossain, has brought a sea-change in the political landscape. PHOTO: SHEIKH NASIR Ali Riaz […]

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Female workers seen working at RMG factory Rajib Dhar/Dhaka Tribune Vietnam, Cambodia, Turkey grabbing more market share Capitalizing on the ongoing US-China trade war, in a short span of time, Bangladesh’s competitors are rapidly taking over a greater share of the US RMG market. Vietnam is bagging the most benefits as it has expanded its […]

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West Indies batsman Shai Hope (L) shakes hands with Bangladesh captain Mashrafee bin Murtaza after guiding his team to victory in the second one-day international match at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Tuesday. — AFP photo Opener Shai Hope smashed a brilliant century to help West Indies eke out a thrilling four-wicket win over Bangladesh […]

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Salman F Rahman on world billionaires’ list  Tribune Desk March 9th, 2017 Business tycoon Salman F Rahman has been placed on the billionaires list of Hurun Gobal, a Beijing-based research organisation that tracks the world’s wealthiest people. Hurun Global released the Rich List 2017 on March 7, ranking 2,257 US dollar billionaires in the world. Salman, […]

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HC issues split order on Khaleda candidacy  Tribune Desk December 11th, 2018 File photo of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune The matter will now be sent to the chief justice, who will form a bench to hear the petitions The High Court has issued a split order on BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia’s candidature in all […]

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US for ensuring favourable polls environment for all Prothom Alo English Desk | Dec 11, 2018        US ambassador to Bangladesh Earl R Miller on Tuesday laid emphasis on ensuring a favourable environment so that all political parties can continuepeaceful election campaign throughout the country freely as the crucial national election takes place on 30 December, reports UNB. “All […]

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