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UK unveils new immigration route for int’l students

Dhaka, Sept 11 : Prime Minister Boris Johnson has unveiled plans to transform how talented international students are able build successful careers in the UK through a new immigration route. International students make up half of all full-time post-graduate students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) subjects. The new immigration route, announced Wednesday, will mean international graduates in any ...

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PM dealing with BCL issues: Quader

Photo: Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader addressing the media at the Secretariat on Wednesday, Sept 11, 2019. Dhaka, Sept 11 : Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Wednesday said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina herself is looking into the matter involving the incumbent president and general secretary of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL). “Any amendment or change to BCL will ...

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Bangladesh shares proposals on cyber space

Ambassador Masud emphasises public-private partnership to deal with cyber issues Dhaka, Sept 11 : Permanent Representative (PR) of Bangladesh to the United Nations Ambassador Masud Bin Momen has shared some specific proposals for defining international rules of the road and capacity building in cyber space. He emphasised public-private partnership to tackle cyber issues. Masud was speaking at the first substantive ...

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Sheikh Hasina world’s longest serving female leader

The name of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been placed in the list of longest serving eminent female leaders of the world. Sheikh Hasina has exceeded the records of famed female heads of governments including Indira Gandhi of India, Margaret Thatcher of Britain and Chandrika Kumaratunga of Sri Lanka. Sheikh Hasina is now an icon of resurrection of women, a ...

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14 Rohingyas detained in Chattogram

Chattogram, Sept 10 : Fourteen Rohingya men, who fled from refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar, were detained from Lohagara Upazila on early Tuesday. Md Syful Islam, officer-in-charge of Lohagara Police Station, said they detained the men during a drive in the upazila. The Rohingyas fled the camps in Ukhiya upazila and came to Lohagara. They used to work as day ...

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AL a ‘company of lies, Quader its ad manger’: Rizvi

Dhaka, Sept 10 : BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi on Tuesday said the ruling Awami League is a ‘company of lies’. “Obaidur Quader its advertisement manger while Hasan Mahmud is his assistant. The Prime Minister herself is its chairperson,” he said. The BNP leader came up with the remarks at a discussion-cum-milad mahfil arranged by the party ...

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Quader welcomes BNP’s decision to join Rangpur by-polls

Photo: Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader speaks to reporters in Gazipur on Tuesday, Sep 10, 2019. Gazipur, Sept 10 : Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Friday welcomed BNP for its decision to take part in the Ranpur by-election saying it is a very positive move in politics. “Hope, this election will be a competitive one, and ...

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Tajia procession brought out in city

Dhaka, Sept 10 : Members of the Shia community brought out Tajia processions in the city on Tuesday amid tight security, marking the holy Ashura. The main procession was brought out at 10am from Imambara Hussaini Dalan in Old Dhaka. Mohammad Maksud Hossain, a member of the community, told that the procession will end at 2 pm in Jhigatola area. “We ...

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Mount pressure on Myanmar to take Rohingyas back, PM urges Japan

Japanese Ambassador Hiroyasu Izumi calls on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her Sangsad Bahban office. Photo: PID Dhaka, Sept 9 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday urged Japan to mount pressure on Myanmar to take its 1.1 million Rohingyas back from Bangladesh. “They (Myanmar) have to take Rohingyas back. These huge Rohingya people are a big burden for Bangladesh. ...

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Tarique, 2 others face arrest warrant in sedition case

A Narayanganj court has issued arrest warrants against BNP Acting Chairman Tarique Rahman and two other leaders in a defamation case. The two other leaders were identified as United Kingdom BNP unit’s President Shayesta Chowdhury Kuddus, and its General Secretary Kayser M Ahmed. The court of Narayanganj Senior Judicial Magistrate Milton Hosen issued the arrest warrants on Monday.Earlier, Akram Hosen ...

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