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Awami League leader Mohammad Nasim addresses a meeting at National Press Club in the capital on Monday. Photo: Focus Bangla Awami League leader Mohammad Nasim on Monday urged Finance Minister AMA Muhith to talk less as a true ‘leader talks less and listens more’. “You (Finance Minister) are our senior. We’ll be happy if you […]

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Around 700 leaders and activists of Rangpur district committee of Jatiya Party (Ershad) resigned en-masse on Sunday for extending party support to its Presidium Member Mosiur Rahman Ranga to contest the Rangpur City Corporation election. AKM Abdur Rauf Manik, organising secretary of JP central committee, also announced forming of a new party named ‘Trinamool Jatiya […]

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BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia takes a look at the damaged idols at Buddha Bihar in Ramu upazila of Cox’s Bazar on Saturday. BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia on Sunday extended financial aid to the authorities of Buddhist and Hindu temples ravaged by the September attacks in Chittagong. Khaleda is on her way back to Dhaka after […]

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Mofazzel Hossain Chowdhury Maya, general secretary to the Awami League Dhaka city unit, speaks at an extended meeting of the AL city unit at its Bangabandhu Avenue office in the capital on Sunday. The Dhaka city unit of ruling Awami League on Sunday announced a one-and-a-half-month programme to resist what it said the evil effort […]

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The sixth meeting of Bangladesh-Myanmar Joint Commission for economic cooperation begins here on Sunday. The sixth meeting of Bangladesh-Myanmar Joint Commission for economic cooperation begins here on Sunday, aiming to establish better connectivity and boost bilateral trade between the two next-door neighbours. Deputy Minister for Commerce Dr Pwint San will lead the Myanmar side while […]

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Muhith now claims; audio record tells otherwise; Yunus terms the diatribe unfortunate Finance Minister AMA Muhith yesterday denied that he had quoted Nobel laureate Amartya Sen as saying that Bangladesh’s achievements were not highlighted on the world stage because of Prof Muhammad Yunus. However, The Daily Star has the recorded proof that the finance minister […]

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BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia addresses a rally in Ramu upazila of Cox’s Bazar on Saturday. Photo: Courtesy Star Online Report BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia on Saturday blamed government forces and associate bodies of the ruling Awami League for the September violence in Cox’s Bazar and Chittagong. “Different forces of the government, Bangladesh Chhatra League and […]

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Asikh Hossain Ali Hossain, the brother of Noor Hossain who sacrificed his life to topple dictatorial regime in Bangladesh, said he had no other option but to accept the coalition between his own party the Awami League and the former dictator HM Ershad as ‘reality’, though his heart could not ‘admit’ it. He also talked […]

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Dhaka, Nov 9 (bdnews24.com)—BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia left for Cox’s Bazaar on Friday afternoon to visit Ramu Upazila where Buddhist monasteries and houses were damaged in the Sep 29 communal attacks. The leader of the Opposition in Parliament started her journey from her Gulshan office by road around 4pm, her Press Secretary Maruf Kamal Khan […]

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Dhaka, Nov 8 (bdnews24.com) – BNP spokesman Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Thursday accused the government of turning the country into a haven of corruption. Alamgir, the party’s acting Secretary General, said because of pervasive corruption by the administration of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina it has become impossible to govern the country. He made the […]

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Dhaka, Nov 8 (bdnews24.com)—Awami League General Secretary Ashraful Islam on Thursday advised BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia to change her position and side with the force that upholds the ideals for which the nation fought the Independence War. He made the call at a protest rally organised at South Plaza of Baitul Mukarram National Mosque, where […]

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina addresses a national conference at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in the capital on Thursday. Photo: Banglar Chokh . Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday called upon the countrymen to remain alert about the evil design of those who want to save the war criminals through destructive activities. “The anti-liberation forces are […]

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