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Latif Siddiqui’s motorcade attacked in Tangail Sunday 16th December 2018 The Daily Ittefaq Photo Courtesy: Dhaka Tribune Ittefaq Report Independent candidate Abdul Latif Siddiqui’s car has reportedly been attacked during a campaign in Kalihati upazila of Tangail on Sunday. The incident occurred on Sunday morning when Latif Siddiqui and his supporters were electioneering in Kalihati’s […]

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The Daily Star  December 16, 2018 Oppressive rule not acceptable: Kamal Citing that the country is being “ruled in an oppressive” manner, Dr Kamal Hossain, a key leader of the opposition alliance Jatiya Oikyafront, today urged all to unite to rid the country of such a rule. “It is not acceptable to us that the […]

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The Daily Star December 16, 2018 Oikyafront stages Victory Day rally in Dhaka Jatiya Oikyafront take out a colourful rally in Dhaka city, marking the 48th Victory Day, Sunday, December 16, 2018. Photo: Collected UNB, Dhaka Jatiya Oikyafront today took out a colourful rally in Dhaka city, marking the 48th Victory Day. Thousands of leaders […]

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The Daily Star December 16, 2018 Our Constitution and the Goals of Independence Jatiya Oikyafront leader Dr Kamal Hossain. Star file photo Dr Kamal Hossain The Constitution which we adopted on November 4, 1972 and which came into force on December 16 that year is unquestionably the outcome of our victory in the Liberation war, […]

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Meherpur BCL men clash with cops; 4 detained Prothom Alo English Desk |  Dec 16, 2018             Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) activists clashed with police during a Victory Day programme at Meherpur district stadium on Sunday, leaving three policemen injured, reports UNB. Law enforcers arrested four BCL men including district […]

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BNP candidate implicated under provision that no longer exists Pranab Kumar Debnath . Narsingdi | Dec 09, 2018   Prothom Alo             The case was filed under a section of the Special Powers Act that has been abolished long ago. The police submitted the charge-sheet under the section and gave a […]

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2 BNP, Juba Dal leaders hacked in Cumilla, Chuadanga UNB . Dhaka | Dec 16, 2018             A BNP leader and a Juba Dal leader were hacked in separate incidents in Cumilla and Chuadanga districts on Saturday. In Cumilla, Meghna upazila BNP president Ramiz Uddin Londoni was attacked allegedly by […]

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BNP’s Satkhira-4 candidate arrested Prothom Alo English Desk |  Dec 16, 2018             Police arrested Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami leader Gazi Nazrul Islam, who is contesting polls from Satkhira-4 as BNP candidate, in Satkhir’s Shyampur on Sunday, reports UNB. Officer-in-charge of Shyampur police station Abul Kalam Azad said they picked up Nazrul […]

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Bangladesh: Time to implement road safety rules and corporate and government responsibility by F.R. Chowdhury    15 December 2018 It was on the 28th of November, 2018 BBC news broadcast about a fine of about £2.2 million imposed on a bus operator for failure to carry out their corporate responsibility as evidenced from their corporate negligence […]

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Who are Yemen’s Houthis? Supporters of Shiite Houthi rebels attend a rally in Sanaa, Yemen, in 2017. AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File Myriam Renaud, University of Chicago Fully half of Yemen’s population – 14 million people – are on the brink of starvation. Some analysts blame their inability to access basic foodstuff on escalating conflict between […]

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Bangladesh: 2 Suspected Militants Arrested in Plot to Kill Filmmaker By Pulack Ghatack on Dec 11, 2018 Bangladesh police arrested two suspected members of a banned militant group on Tuesday in connection with an alleged plot to kill Khijir Hayat Khan, a prominent actor and filmmaker in the country, officials said. Counter-terror agents nabbed Mohammad […]

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Analysts: India Banking on Awami Victory in Bangladesh Election By Jaishree Balasubramanian and Kamran Reza Chowdhury on Dec 14, 2018 India is hoping the Awami League will retain power in Bangladesh’s upcoming election because it sees the incumbent government in Dhaka as key to its national security interests, including regional competition with China and counter-terrorism, […]

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