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Pranab’s son meets Speaker Shirin Sharmin at JS

18 June, 2016 Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury Visiting Lok Sabha MP Abhijit Mukherjee, son of Indian President Pranab Mukherjee, met Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury at the latter’s office at the Jatiya Sangsad on Saturday. During the meeting, parliamentary affairs and women’s development in Bangladesh and India, alongside bilateral trade, border haats (markets) and border communication, were discussed. Dr Shirin, also ...

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4,400 acres railway land under illegal occupation: Minister

Railways Minister Md. Mazibul Hoque on Saturday told Parliament that nearly 4,400 acres of railway land are under illegal occupation across the country. “A total of 4,391.39 acres out of 61,820.97 acres of railway land remains illegally occupied by various individuals and institutions,” he said replying to a tabled starred question from Awami League MP Pinu Khan (Reserved Seat-23). Noting ...

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14-party remains intact, further expansion in future: Nasim

The spokesperson of 14-party alliance Mohammad Nasim on Wednesday categorically said that the unity of our mega alliance remains united and it will be expanded further in future. Following a recent tug of war that spread among the Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (JSD) leaders and some other prominent leaders of the alliance, Mohammad Nasim came up with this observation. Expressing the ...

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It’s not the time to go back in history: Inu on Syed Ashraf’s remark

Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal leader and Cabinet member Hasanul Huq Inu says he finds remarks by Awami League’s Syed Ashraful Islam, blaming his party for creating grounds for the assassination of Bangabandhu in 1975, ‘uncalled for, unfortunate, and irrelevant.’ “This is not the time to go back in history,” the information minister told the media on Wednesday. Awami League General Secretary ...

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AL men involved in target killings: Khaleda

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson, Khaleda Zia, alleged on Wednesday ruling Awami League (AL) people are involved in the ongoing ‘target killings’. “Target killing are being carried out in a planned manner and AL people are involved in it. That’s why the perpetrators are not being detained,” alleged Khaleda while addressing an iftar session in the capital. The Jatiya ...

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PM says world leaders evaluate her dedication for countrymen

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Wednesday told parliament that the world leaders have evaluated her dedication, sincerity and works towards the development of Bangladesh. Replying to a question of ruling party whip Shahiduzzaman Sarker, she dedicated all the honour she had received recently in international level to the people of Bangladesh. Hasina expressed her gratitude to the people of ...

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AL will have to repent for inducting minister from JSD : Syed Ashraf

Awami League will have to pay the price for inducting a minister from Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (JSD), said Public Administration Minister Syed Ashraful Islam on Monday. Ashraf, who is also the ruling AL general secretary said, JSD had created the ground for Bangabandhu’s killing on August 15, 1975. “JSD wanted to distort and destroy the spirit of the War of ...

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Khaleda slams Orlando attack

13 June, 2016 Strongly denouncing the killing of 50 people in a US nightclub in a terrorist attack, BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia on Monday urged the global community to get united to eliminate extremism.   “All the achievements of people across the globe will gradually vanish in the dark alley of terrorism, if people with good sense can’t get united ...

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AL have to pay for Jasod leader’s inclusion in cabinet: Ashraf

13 June, 2016 Awami League General Secretary Syed Ashraful Islam on Monday lamented that Awami League will have to pay in the future for the inclusion of a Jasod leader in the cabinet of the ruling government.   The Awami League leader made this assumption narrating the past activities of the Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (Jasod).   Syed Ashraf blamed that ...

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Hasina urges Obama to work together to eradicate terrorism

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday strongly condemned the deadly terrorist attack on a Florida community club in the United States and called for taking collective efforts to eradicate this hateful menace from society.   “I condemn this dastardly act of terror in the strongest possible term and reiterate my government’s ‘zero tolerance’ policy against any form of terrorism and ...

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