Saturday, 18 August 2018

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Cattle Transportation to Dhaka: Ferry disruption major concern

Desk Report: Despite having an adequate stock, farmers and traders are worried about being able to supply enough sacrificial animals... details

18/08/2018

Student movement: Families demand release of arrested children

M Humayun Kabir: Citizens yesterday formed a human chain in Dhaka demanding the release of noted photographer Shahidul Alam and... details

18/08/2018

One year after deadly Sierra Leone mudslides, survivors say they can barely afford to eat

CNN: One year after Sierra Leone suffered a devastating mudslide that wiped out entire communities in its capital, survivors say... details

18/08/2018

RMG workers block Dhaka-Mymensingh highway demanding salary, bonus

M Humayun Kabir: Workers of a garment factory took to the street and blocked Dhaka-Mymensingh highway in Hotapara area yesterday... details

18/08/2018

Pangaon container terminal turns the corner

Desk Report: Pangaon container terminal, the country’s first inland container facility, handled 28,702 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) during the last... details

18/08/2018

Final tally shows over 10,000 Rohingyas killed

Reuters: Aid agency Médecins Sans Frontières, working in Cox’s Bazar at the southern tip of Bangladesh, estimated in the first... details

18/08/2018

Thousands bid farewell to Vajpayee; PM, Shah join procession

Sayeed Muhammad: The funeral was attended by leaders from both sides of the aisle and representatives from SAARC nations yesterday.... details

18/08/2018

11 university students denied bail again

Kabir Humayun: A Dhaka court yesterday denied bail to 11 students of different private universities accused of vandalism and attacking... details

17/08/2018

HC orders cancellation of Janata Bank recruitment test over question leak

UNB: The High Court on Thursday ordered the authorities concerned to cancel the written recruitment test of Janata Bank in... details

17/08/2018

Khaleda also involved in Aug 15 carnage plot: PMax

M Humayun Kabir: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said it is undoubted that BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia was also involved... details

17/08/2018

Cops want Luma in remand over spreading rumours

M Humayun Kabir: Quota reform leader Lutfur Nahar Luma, who was picked up from Sirajganj in a pre-dawn raid on... details

17/08/2018

Govt fixes 2,954 spots for slaughtering sacrificial animals in 11 cities

Desk Report: The government has fixed 2,954 spots in 11 city corporations of the country for slaughtering sacrificial animals during... details

17/08/2018

Moon says Pyongyang summit to be ‘bold step’ towards ending war

AFP: South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Wednesday his visit to Pyongyang next month will be a “bold step” towards... details

16/08/2018

Another quota reform leader booked, 2 held for student protest rumours

Humayun Kabir and Sayeed Muhammad: A student of Eden College, also a leader of the quota reform movement, was arrested... details

16/08/2018

2 British MPs call for releasing Shahidul Alam

Desk Report: Two Bangladesh-born members at the British parliament, Rushnara Ali and Rupa Huq have called upon the government to... details

16/08/2018

Philippine President Duterte urges Beijing to ‘temper’ behavior in South China Sea

AFP: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has urged China to “temper” its behavior in the South China Sea in a rare... details

16/08/2018

Bangladesh mourns independence leader Bangabandhu

M Humayun Kabir: Bangladesh yesterday observed National Mourning Day commemorating the assassination of its independence architect Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.... details

16/08/2018

Bangabandhu dreamt of building S Asia of peace, stability, dev: Speakers

UNB: Speakers at a discussion in New Delhi on Wednesday said Bangabandhu’s vision was to build a South Asia of... details

16/08/2018

High Court wants list of Dhaka’s risky buildings

Desk Report: The High Court (HC) yesterday ordered authorities concerned to submit list of risky buildings in the city within... details

15/08/2018

National Mourning Day underway with utmost fervour

M Humayun Kabir: The nation is observing the 43rd martyrdom anniversary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman,... details

15/08/2018

No security threat on Aug 15: DMP chief

Sabah Mannan: Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia said yesterday that there are no specific security threats centering the... details

15/08/2018

Arresting university students is a manifestation of political bankruptcy of ruling parties

Khalequzzaman, General Secretary, Socialist Party of Bangladesh (SPB): Instead of arresting the assaulters on the movement for safe roads, the... details

15/08/2018

Govt to spend Tk 826.12cr on providing housing facility to ultra-poor

UNB: The Executive Committee of the National Economic (Ecnec) on Tuesday approved ‘Improvement of Livelihood of Marginal Communities Programme’ at... details

15/08/2018

Rediscovering Bangabandhu . . .

Syed Badrul Ahsan, Editor-in-Charge, The Asian Age : Bangabandhu should have lived longer. But, then again, we did not permit... details

15/08/2018

Bangladesh will live forever through Bangabandhu’s ideals

Hashem Khan, Artist:By following Bangaban-dhu’s ideals, Bangladesh will live forever. The conspirators who sought power by murdering the Father of... details

14/08/2018

Cyber Unit to be strengthened: IGP

Kabir Humayun: The Cyber Unit of the police headquarters will be strengthened for patrolling cyber-crimes, including the spread of rumours... details

14/08/2018

Afghanistan: Battle-torn Ghazni residents ‘can’t find food’

BBC: Food supplies in the Afghan city of Ghazni are running low, as a battle with the Taliban rages for... details

14/08/2018

Draft of new law approved to recognize Qawmi madrasa degrees

Hossen Sohel: The cabinet yesterday approved the draft of a new law recognizing the highest qualifications offered by Qawmi madrasas... details

14/08/2018

Dhaka-Delhi relationship now at its best PM

M Humayun Kabir: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said the relation between Bangladesh and India has now reached a newer height... details

14/08/2018

Bangladesh gets $510m in World Bank funds to improve education

Bdnews24: Bangladesh has signed a $510 million financing agreement with the World Bank to enhance the quality and effectiveness of... details

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