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DU blames ‘vested quarter’ for trying to gain political mileage centering Ducsu polls Daily Ittefaq  Saturday 16th March 2019  Source: Ittefaq Report The Dhaka University authorities on Saturday alleged that ‘a vested quarter’ was trying to gain political mileage by destabilising the peaceful atmosphere prevailing on the campus centering the recently-held elections to Dhaka University […]

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The daily Star  March 16, 2019 BFF’s women wing chairman Kiron arrested in Dhaka Mahfuza Akter Kiron. File photo Star Online Report Bangladesh Football Federation’s women wing chairman and FIFA council member Mahfuza Akter Kiron was arrested today in a defamation case lodged under ‘CrPC 500’ by a sports organiser. Kiron was arrested from Dhanmondi area around […]

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The Daily Star March 16, 2019 DU rejects allegations of irregularities in Ducsu polls Star Online Report The Dhaka University authorities today rejected the allegations of vote rigging and irregularities in the recently-held elections to Dhaka University Central Students’ Union (Ducsu). “A vested quarter was trying to gain political mileage by destabilising the peaceful atmosphere prevailing in […]

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The Daily Star  March 13, 2019 DUCSU Election – Let us not become the ostrich Students hold marked ballots on the day of the Ducsu polls. PHOTO: PALASH KHAN Ali Riaz What happened in the Ducsu “election”—which was made into a farcical show by the Dhaka University authorities, including the Vice Chancellor and the teachers […]

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The Daily Star  March 16, 2019 Demand for Ducsu Re-election: Protesters end hunger strike It comes as authorities assure them of listening to their complaints; VP-elect Nur, all other Ducsu leaders likely to meet PM today Fellow students taking Shoyeb Mahmud to a hospital and try to feed him water on the way after he […]

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New Zealand Attack Comes as Islamophobic Violence Rises Globally By Amy Goodman, Democracy Now! Published March 15, 2019 In New Zealand, a white right-wing extremist killed 49 people in an attack on two mosques in the city of Christchurch during Friday prayers. It is the deadliest shooting in New Zealand’s history. Police have arrested and […]

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Provost: Ruqayyah Hall incident happened due to rumours  Tribune Desk Dhaka Tribune    March 14th, 2019 Students are protesting and chanting slogans in front of the voting room at Ruqayyah Hall on Monday, March 11, 2019 Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune She made the statement at a press conference on Thursday Dhaka University’s Ruqayyah Hall Provost Professor Zeenat […]

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DU authorities finally meet with protesting students  Fahim Reza Shovon  Dhaka Tribune  March 14th, 2019 Newly elected VP of Ducsu, Nurul Haq Nur expresses his solidarity with protesting students of Ruqayyah Hall demanding re-election and resignation of the hall provost in front of hall’s gate on Thursday Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune Protestors call off strike, give 24 […]

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‘Tigers escaped mosque shooting by 3 to 4 minutes’ AFP . Christchurch, New Zealand | Prothom Alo  Mar 15, 2019        Bangladesh’s cricketers were just a few minutes from being caught up in Friday’s massacre in New Zealand when they arrived at a Christchurch mosque as shooting began, a team spokesman said. In a chilling […]

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Rohingya run schools in India for rejected kids Govt schools turn away children of Muslim refugees as Hindu groups in Kashmir demand they be deported to Myanmar A bashful Tasleema Akhtar, 4, has her photo taken at a makeshift classroom inside a refugee camp in India’s Jammu. She is among about 100 Rohingya children who are attending the preparatory school after government-run […]

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Part I. General Elections 2019: Who is funding the electioneering of our political parties? Recent amendments in various statutes bringing in electoral bonds and allowing funding from foreign sources jeopardise transparency and expose our political parties to undesirable influences and unaccounted money. 15-03-2019  Daily O Prasanna MohantyPRASANNA MOHANTY @prasannamohanty The first part of this two-part […]

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বাংলাদেশের নির্বাচন ছিল ‘অস্বাভাবিক রকমের একপেশে’: মার্কিন প্রতিবেদন 14 March 2019 অনলাইন ডেস্ক বাংলাদেশের একাদশ জাতীয় সংসদ নির্বাচন ‘অস্বাভাবিক রকমের একপেশে’ ছিল বলে উল্লেখ করা হয়েছে বৈশ্বিক মানবাধিকার পরিস্থিতির নিয়ে প্রকাশিত যুক্তরাষ্ট্রের পররাষ্ট্র দফতর এক প্রতিবেদনে। যুক্তরাষ্ট্রের স্থানীয় সময় বুধবার মার্কিন পররাষ্ট্রমন্ত্রী মাইক পম্পেও প্রতিবেদনটি কংগ্রেসে উপস্থাপন করেন। একই দিন এটি মার্কিন পররাষ্ট্র দফতরের ওয়েবসাইটে […]

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