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Immigration process hampered following fire at Dhaka airport

Dhaka, July 16 : Smokes spread at the departure hall of the terminal-1 of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport following a small fire incident on Sunday evening. The fire might have been caused from an electrical device’s fault but “we are trying to ascertained reason behind it,” Mamun Mahmood, an Assistant Director (Dhaka) of Fire Service and Civil Defence told that. ...

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Myanmar only says, but doesn’t act, PM tells Kerry

Dhaka, Jul 15 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said Myanmar agrees on all issues during dialogues over the return of displaced Rohingyas, but it finally does not act. She made the remarks when Kerry Kennedy, President of advocacy organisation ‘Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights’, met her at her office in the city. Prime Minister’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim ...

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Quota demo: DU teachers, students assaulted again by ‘BCL men’

Dhaka University, July 15 : The leaders and activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) allegedly assaulted some quota movement activists and teachers of Dhaka University again on Sunday and foiled their human chain at the Central Shaheed Minar premises. The BCL leaders and activists swooped on them and physically assaulted six quota protesters and three teachers when they formed a ...

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Dhaka, Delhi home minister-level talks held in city

The sixth home minister-level talks between Bangladesh and India is being held at the conference room in the Home Ministry in Dhaka on Sunday, July 15 2018. Photo: Twitter Dhaka, July 15 : Bangladesh and India on Sunday held the sixth home minister-level talks on Sunday where both the countries discussed different issues including cooperation between the neighbours with special ...

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Rajnath Singh pays tribute to Bangabandhu

Photo: Visiting Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh pays tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman while visiting on Sunday visited Bangabandhu Memorial Museum in Dhanmondi, Dhaka on Sunday, July 15, 2018. Dhaka, July 15 : Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday visited Bangabandhu Memorial Museum and paid tributes to the great leader and Father of the ...

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BNP wants Jamaat to support its candidate in Sylhet city polls

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir. File Photo Dhaka, July 14 : Claiming that there is no rift in their party-led 20-party alliance, BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Saturday hoped that Jamaat-e-Islami will finally support BNP’s mayoral candidate in Sylhet city polls. “There’s no conflict in the 20-party. There’s no possibility to get affected the unity ...

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Rajnath finds meeting with PM Hasina ‘extremely fruitful’

Visa for Bangladeshis to be simplified, he says   Dhaka, July 14 : Visiting Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said he had an “extremely fruitful” meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. “Had an extremely fruitful meeting with the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, H.E. Sheikh Hasina in Dhaka today. We discussed a range of bilateral and regional issues of ...

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Nothing to be worried about nuke plant security: PM

Photo: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at a programme marking the First Concrete Pouring into the Second Unit of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant on Saturday, July 14, 2018. Rooppur (Pabna), Jul 14 : Taking a swipe at those creating unnecessary tension about the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said there is nothing to be worried about ...

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Minimum democratic space missing: BNP

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir. File Photo Dhaka, July 14 : BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Saturday alleged that the government has destroyed the minimum democratic space in the country only to perpetuate its power. “Now the country lacks minimum democratic space while people have no freedom to express their views and opinions,” he said. ...

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Medical students block Dhaka-Mymensingh highway

Photo: Students of Tairunnessa Memorial Medical College block Dhaka- Mymensingh highway on Saturday. Gazipur, Jul 14 : Students of Tairunnessa Memorial Medical College blocked Dhaka- Mymensingh highway here on Saturday morning protesting the death of a physician in a road crash on Thursday. Salehuddin Ahmed, assistant superintendent of Gazipur district Traffic police, said that doctor Shammir Shakir Prokash was killed ...

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