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BNP looks for not participating in next election: Quader

DHAKA, May 18, 2018 : Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today said after suffering a defeat in the Khulna City Corporation (KCC) polls by a wide margin BNP is now looking for different ...

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UNHRC adopts draft report on Bangladesh HR review

  Dhaka, May 18 : The UN Human Rights Council (HRC) has adopted the draft report on human rights review of Bangladesh with a number of recommendations like ensuring fair polls, and a safe and enabling environment for human rights ...

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Myanmar wants repatriation of 1101 verified Rohingyas

Bangladesh pushes for conducive environment, safety for returnees   Dhaka, May 18 : Myanmar has urged Bangladeshi to start the repatriation of 1101 verified Rohingyas out of 8,032 persons received from Bangladeshi amid a very slow verification process of Rohingyas. ...

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US House committee approves legislation against senior Myanmar army officers

Dhaka, May 18 : Legislation holding senior level Myanmar military officials accountable for mass atrocities against the Rohingya passed out of the US House Foreign Affairs Committee. The BURMA Act (HR 5819) also urges the Myanmar government to cooperate with ...

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Properly publish good activities of govt, PM to media

Prime Minister Sheikh addressing the council of Bangladesh Federal Union of Journalists (BFUJ) at the Jatiya Press Club on Thursday. Dhaka, May 17 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday urged journalists to properly publish the good activities of her ...

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Australian PM wishes a blessed, peaceful Ramadan for Muslims

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. File Photo. Dhaka, May 17 : Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Thursday wished all those observing this holy month a blessed and peaceful Ramadan. “Ramadan is a significant and blessed time for Muslim communities ...

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BNP demands EC reconstitution

Photo: BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir speaking at a press conference at the party’s Nayapaltan central office on Thursday. Dhaka, May 17 : BNP on Thursday demanded the reconstitution of the Election Commission as it said the current ...

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Dhaka Tribune official killed in city road crash

Dhaka, May 17 : An official of Dhaka Tribune was killed as a bus ran over him after hitting his motorcycle on Mayor Hanif Flyover in Jatrabari area on Thursday morning. The deceased was identified as Nazim Uddin, 32, senior ...

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3 get life in prison in Tangail rape case

Tangail, May 17 : A court here on Thursday sentenced three people to life imprisonment for raping a woman in Basail upazila in 1999. The convicts are Habibur Rahman, Sanwar Khan and Rafique Miah of Kanchanpur village in the upazila. ...

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US for participatory polls in Bangladesh

USAID Administrator Mark Green. Photo: Collected   Dhaka, May 17 : The United States on Thursday underlined the importance of holding “free, fair and participatory election” in Bangladesh that truly reflects the will of Bangladeshi people.   “Bangladesh and the ...

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