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BNP-Jamaat terror party: Joy

25th February, 2017 Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) and Jamaat-e-Islam are terror party, said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s son and her Information and Communication Technology (ICT) affairs adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy.   Joy wrote this on his facebook status on Friday.   He said “Everybody knows that a Canadian court said to BNP ‘ as a terrorist group. ” “ I ...

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Hefazat demands demolition of Greek goddess statue on Supreme Court premises

 24th February, 2017   Supporters of hardline Islamist group — Hefazat-e-Islam — on Friday staged protests calling for the statue of a Greek goddess installed at the Supreme Court to be destroyed or removed.  The group spilled onto the streets of Purana Paltan area in the capital after Friday prayers at Baitul Mokarram mosque demanding the immediate removal of the ...

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Al-Qa’ida active in Bangladesh: US commander

24th February, 2017   A US General claimed that al-Qa’ida Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) has a lot of interference in Bangladesh.  In a February 22 interview with Combating Terrorism Center’s magazine CTCSentinel, General John W Nicholson, Commander, Resolute Support and US Forces-Afghanistan, expressed concern regarding the “instability in Bangladesh”.   “With our growing relationship with India, we’re concerned about the instability ...

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Shafik Rehman leaves Dhaka for London, finally

 24th February, 2017   Finally, journalist Shafik Rehman left Dhaka for London on Friday morning.   Shafik Rehman flew to the United Kingdom by a Turkish Airlines around 8:00 am to see his wife as his wife is undergoing treatment in London.   BNP chairperson’s media wing personal adviser, Shairul Kabir Khan confirmed the matter.   Shafik Rehman was scheduled ...

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to visit India in mid-April

 23rd February, 2017   Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will pay an official visit to India in the first half of April this year.   It was informed when visiting Indian Foreign Secretary Dr Subrahmanyam Jaishankar paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her Jatiya Sangsad office here Thursday afternoon.   Briefing reporters after nearly a half an ...

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Nation paying tributes to language martyrs

  21st February, 2017   The nation is paying glowing tributes to the martyrs of the historic Language Movement on Tuesday marking ‘Amar Ekushey’ and the International Mother Language Day.   President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina paid their homage to the language martyrs by placing wreaths at the Central Shaheed Minar at one minute past midnight.   ...

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PM slams Pakistan for propaganda about ’71 genocide

   20th February, 2017   Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday came down hard on Pakistan for spreading false and fabricated information regarding genocide carried out by the Pakistan occupation force during the Liberation War in 1971.  “Recently it has been seen that the Pakistani conspiracy against Bangladesh is going on. They have published a book where they put caption ...

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7 government colleges in capital are now affiliated with Dhaka University

16th February, 2017 0   Seven government colleges in the capital have been affliated with Dhaka University (DU) on Thursday under the directives of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and the Education Ministry. The decision came into effect following a meeting of the principals of the colleges with DU Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr AAMS Arefin Siddique at the lounge adjacent to VC ...

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Government widens opportunity of higher education, says Education Minister Nahid

16th February, 2017   Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid on Thursday said the government has extended the opportunity of higher education across the country for all students. “Students are easily receiving higher education as we have expanded facilities for higher education up to the upazila level,” he said. He came up with the statements while addressing at a function at ...

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CEC Huda promises firm, uncompromising stance for fair polls

After taking oath as the 12th chief election commissioner of Bangladesh, KM Nurul Huda has exhumed optimism about gaining the confidence of all the political parties by working impartially. Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha administered the swearing-in of Huda and the four other election commissioners at the Supreme Court Judges’ Lounge on Wednesday. The four new election commissioners are former ...

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