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১০:৫৫ পূর্বাহ্ন, এপ্রিল ১৯, ২০১৮ /  এপ্রিল ১৯, ২০১৮ ‘তুলে নেওয়া-চোখ বাঁধা’ সংস্কৃতি  https://www.thedailystar.net/bangla/ ঢাকা বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়ের রাজু ভাস্কর্যের সামনে কোটা সংস্কারের দাবিতে আন্দোলনরত শিক্ষার্থীরা। ছবি: পলাশ খান গোলাম মোর্তোজা কোটা সংস্কার আন্দোলন ‘ভয়ের সংস্কৃতি’র ভিতকে কিছুটা নাড়া দিতে সক্ষম হয়েছে। ভয়ের সংস্কৃতি তো এমনি এমনি প্রতিষ্ঠিত হয়নি। পরিকল্পিতভাবে তা করা হয়েছে। পরিকল্পিতভাবে যে ভয় মানুষের […]

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Detectives deny blindfolding quota movement leaders UNB NEWS Tuesday 17 April, 2018 09:12:25 pm Dhaka, Apr 17 (UNB) – Detective Branch (DB) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) on Tuesday refuted the allegation of blindfolding and picking up of three leaders of the quota reform movement on the previous day (Monday). The three leaders and their […]

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From Survival to Sustainable Development: Overcoming Challenges for Achieving a Just World Friday, May 11th 2018 at the Asian University for Women in Chittagong, Bangladesh To be held at the Radisson Hotel, Chittagong   By all accounts, the earth’s people have never had it better—we live longer and healthier and more productive lives than any […]

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  People conversant with the railway systems say switching the track points when the Jamalpur Commuter was passing is the most likely cause for the accident in Tongi that killed four passengers and injured at least 26 others. RELATED STORIES Dhaka rail lines reopen after 5 hours The fingers are pointed at Tongi Station authorities, […]

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Rolling back militancy: Bangladesh looks to Saudi in a twist of irony   By James M. Dorsey      15/4/2018 Bangladesh, in a twist of irony, is looking to Saudi Arabia to fund a $ 1 billion plan to build hundreds of mosques and religious centres to counter militant Islam that for much of the […]

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  People participate in a rally called ‘Mangal Shobhajatra’ bring out by Faculty of Fine Arts of Dhaka University students at Shahbagh on Saturday. — Sony Ramany The nation celebrated its most colourful and traditional festival Pahela Baishakh, the Bangla New Year 1425, on Saturday with much fanfare, festivity and enthusiasm amid restrictions and a […]

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina responds to MP Jahangir Kabir Nanok’s query regarding her decision about the quota in government jobs during a parliament session on April 11, 2018 Focus Bangla The nationwide protests for quota reforms have apparently culminated in the overall repealing of all quotas in government jobs. After three days of intense demonstrations around […]

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Kazi Firoz RashidAn MP of Ershad-led Jatiya Party – an ally of ruling Bangladesh Awami League (AL) yet official opposition in parliament, Kazi Firoz Rashid, on Tuesday favoured killing rapists in law enforcers’ gunfights. “Gang rape can’t be stopped by executing them as per the existing law. People want justice immediately,” Firoz Rashid told parliament […]

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  Bangladesh Shadharan Chhatra Odhikar Sangrakkhan Parishad Convener Hasan Al Mamun announces resumption of their movement demanding reform of the existing quota system in public services from the Raju Memorial Sculpture at Dhaka University’s TSC intersection on Monday, April 9, 2018 Mahmud Hossain Opu/Dhaka Tribune The government has pledged to find a solution by May 7, […]

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  Anti-quota system demonstrators are seen running around after police start lobbing teargas shells, charge batons and use water cannons to disperse them on Sunday; April 8, 2018Dhaka Tribune Demonstrators vandalize the home of the DU vice-chancellor as sporadic clashes and running battles continue. More than 50 people have been injured in violent clashes between […]

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From left, Beauty Akhter, her father Sayed Ali and Awami League leader Moyna Miah Md Noor Uddin ‘Moyna Miah convinced Sayed Ali to support his plan by saying that Beauty should be killed since she was raped and Babul did not agree to marry her. He also said that Sayed should think of the future of […]

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Bank looters are flying high in Bangladesh Joynal Abedin, April 2, 2018 বাংলাদেশের ইতিহাসে সবচেয়ে বড় ব্যাংক ডাকাতি হয়েছে গতকাল ১ এপ্রিল। বাঙালিরে এপ্রিল ফুল বানানো হয়েছে। বাংলাদেশ ব্যাংক থেকে ১২ হাজার কোটি বের করে নেয়ার বন্দোবস্ত হয়েছে সরকারের এক মিটীং এ। যার মূল পরিকল্পনায় ছিলেন শেয়ার মার্কেটের দরবেশ, প্রধানমন্ত্রীর উপদেষ্টা, বাংলাদেশের সবচেয়ে পুরাতন ঋনখেলাপী […]

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