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  PreviousNext A floating storage and regasification unit or FSRU has carried 133,000 cubic metres of liquefied natural gas or LNG from Qatar to Bangladesh in the first shipment as per a deal. The Prime Minister’s Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Adviser Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury told bdnews24.com the FSRU anchored near Moheshkhali Floating LNG, Bangladesh’s first LNG import […]

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The tale of many, still and now Civilian volunteers assist in rescue operations after the collapse of Rana Plaza on the outskirts of Dhaka in April 2013. PHOTO: MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP Rubana Huq Anniversaries are scary. They are reminders. While one celebrates life and bonds on anniversaries, in no time one also becomes a chip […]

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South Zone spinner Abdur Razzak (L) leaves the ground after claiming five-for against North Zone on the opening day of their BCL match at Khulna while East Zone batsman Abdul Mazid (R) celebrates his hundred against Central Zone at Rajshahi on Tuesday. — Courtesy photos Veteran spinner Abdur Razzak’s five-wicket haul helped Prime Bank South […]

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Tarique Rahman surrendered passport to get political asylum, not to give up Bangladesh citizenship: BNP   Senior Correspondent,  bdnews24.com Published: 2018-04-24 13:43:32.0 BdST Updated: 2018-04-24 16:23:08.0 BdST PreviousNext BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir said acting party chief Tarique Rahman surrendered his passport to the UK Home Office to get political asylum in London, but not to give […]

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12:00 AM, April 24, 2018 Islami Bank ‘Crisis’: Two reasons led to Arastoo’s exit He falls from certain quarter’s grace for his reluctance to sack 21 top officials, approve Tk 1,900cr loans to two large business groups Staff Correspondent   Daily Star Refusal to terminate 21 top officials and extend some big loans has forced Arastoo […]

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12:00 AM, April 24, 2018 Declared dead, newborn shows signs of life when taken for burial Staff Correspondent    Daily Star The funeral preparations for the newborn were complete. The graveyard was ready; bamboo sticks and mats were bought and even the burial fee was paid. The family was just waiting for her final bath. […]

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12:00 AM, April 18, 2018 Islami Bank chairman quits Changes also at the helm of different committees, Islami Bank Foundation Staff Correspondent    Daily Star The Islami Bank, the country’s largest private bank with over Tk 100,000 crore deposits, saw some sudden, dramatic changes yesterday. Its Chairman Arastoo Khan resigned yesterday, and the board lost […]

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How autocrats rig elections to stay in power – and get away with it 24.4.2018 Nic Cheeseman, University of Birmingham and Brian Klaas, London School of Economics and Political Science If a government wants to be considered a respectable democracy on the world stage, it must pass a litmus test: holding multi-party elections. But while […]

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April 23, 2018  The Daily Star Abuse of power abases innocent PUBLIC HUMILIATION FOUND FREQUENT … A handcuffed man being taken to court . A group of onlookers congregate to see the prisoner while he keeps his face covered. Photo: Anisur Rahman Inam Ahmed, Shakhawat Liton and Jamil Khan Handcuffed and baffled, Rahim staggered out […]

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April 23, 2018  The Daily Star 1 killed in gunfight between AL groups People loyal to MP and UP chairman clash in Badda over establishing supremacy Kamruzzaman Staff Correspondent The brother of Badda Awami League unit leader was shot dead and at least seven others were injured during a gunfight between two groups of ruling […]

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ইসলামী ব্যাংকের সব বিনিয়োগ বন্ধ! ব্যাংকিং খাতে এটি নজিরবিহীন ঘটনা ** নগদ টাকার সঙ্কটেই এমন নীতি গ্রহণ **আমানতকারীরা টাকা উঠাতে পারবেন **এজেন্ট ব্যাংকিং আউটলেট দেওয়াও বন্ধ রেজাউল হক কৌশিক ২৩ এপ্রিল, ২০১৮ ইং The Daily Ittefaq    23/4/2018 ইসলামী ব্যাংক বাংলাদেশ লিমিটেড সব ধরনের বিনিয়োগ বন্ধ করে দিয়েছে। আগে মৌখিকভাবে বিনিয়োগ বন্ধের কথা বলা হলেও গতকাল […]

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April 22, 2018 Tarique surrenders Bangladesh nationality: Shahriar   UNB, Dhaka State Minister for Foreign Affairs M Shahriar Alam has said Tarique Rahman, now acting chairman of BNP and living in London, surrendered his nationality by handing over his Bangladesh passport. “How does he play the role of BNP’s acting chairman? He rejected Bangladesh nationality […]

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