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Govt pushing Khaleda towards tragic consequence: BNP

Photo: Barrister Jamiruddin Sircar Speaks at a press conference at Nayapaltan central office on Saturday, May 18, 2019. Dhaka, May 18 : BNP on Saturday alleged that the government is pushing BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia towards a tragic consequence through “torturing’ her both physically and mentally”. Speaking at a press conference, party standing committee member Barrister Jamiruddin Sircar also said ...

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Obaidul Quader to join office Sunday

Road, Transport and Bridges Minister and Awami League (AL) general secretary Obaidul Quader will join his office on Sunday. Abu Naser, Senior Public Relation Officer of Roads and Highways Division, confirms this to newsmen Earlier, Obaidul Quader greeted Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina with a bouquet of flowers on the occasion of her Homecoming Day at the Ganobhaban in the capital on Friday.AL general ...

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Dhaka, Beijing need to push ties towards new era: Envoy

Bangladesh-China Silk Road Forum launched Prime Minister’s International Affairs Adviser Dr Gowher Rizvi and Chinese Ambassador to Bangladesh Zhang Zuo, among others, attend launching ceremony of Bangladesh-China Silk Road Forum held at the Jatiya Press Club on Saturday, May 18, 2019. Photo: Courtesy Dhaka, May 18 : Chinese Ambassador to Bangladesh Zhang Zuo on Saturday said Bangladesh and China need ...

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6 killed as bus hits tree in Bagerhat

Photo: A bus overturns after hitting a tree at Foltita in Fakirhat upazila on Saturday morning, leaving 6 people dead. Bagerhat, May 18 : At least six people were killed and nine others injured after a bus crashed into a roadside tree in Fakirhat upazila on Saturday morning. Police identified five of the victims as Hekmat 50, Farhad, 50, bus ...

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6 cops closed in Natore for destroying 35,000 eggs

Six policemen have been closed for destroying more than 35,000 eggs in Boraigram upazila of Natore allegedly after the egg trader refused to pay them bribe. Jahangir Hossain, superintendent of Bogura Highway Police, said that the decision was taken on Friday following a complaint lodged by victim egg vendor Biplob Kumar Saha. However, he didn’t disclose their identities. The accused ...

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Buddha Purnima today

Dhaka, May 18 : Buddha Purnima, the biggest religious festival of the Buddhist community, is being celebrated across the country today (Saturday). Buddha Purnima marks Gautama Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and death. On this day in 563 BC, Buddha was born as Siddhartha Gautama in Kopilabostu at the foothill of the Himalayas. He attained supreme enlightenment at the age of 35 ...

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Bangladesh to support Gambia to take Rohingya issue to ICJ

No one should enjoy impunity for crimes, says FM Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has a meeting with Gambian Minister for Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad Dr Mamadou Tangara and discussed bilateral, regional and international issues. Photo: Courtesy Dhaka, May 17 : Bangladesh will extend its all-out support to Gambia as it is playing the lead role ...

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Farmers’ nationwide sit-in on May 23 seeking fair prices

Photo: Bangladesh Krishak Samity (BKS) calls a sit-in programme by farmers on May 23 in front of DC offices across the country seeking fair prices for farm produces. Dhaka, May 17 : Bangladesh Krishak Samity (BKS) on Friday called a sit-in programme by farmers on May 23 in front of DC offices across the country seeking fair prices for farm ...

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Human trafficking to Europe: 3 suspected gang members held in city

Photo: Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arreste three suspected members of a human trafficking gang from different parts of the city on Friday, May 17, 2019. Dhaka, May 17 : Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested three suspected members of a human trafficking gang from different parts of the city on Friday. The arrests were made following the ...

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Rohingya issue to be taken to ICJ, Gambian minister tells PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Gambian Foreign Minister Dr Mamadou Tangara. File photo Dhaka, May 17 : Visiting Gambian Foreign Minister Dr Mamadou Tangara on Friday said they are committed to taking the Rohingya issue to the International Court of Justice (ICJ). The Gambian Foreign Minister said this when he met Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her official residence Ganobhaban. ...

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