Monday 24 June 2019 ,
Monday 24 June 2019 ,
Latest News
  • None can destroy Awami League: PM
  • Cabinet secy rejects TIB report over promotion
  • DIG Mizan, 3 others sued for graft
  • Provide division to ex-Sonagazi OC Moazzem: Court
  • World Cup: Tigers set 263 runs target for Afghan
Lead News

Parties urged to give names by Jan 31

Parties urged to give names by Jan 31
The newly formed search committee yesterday urged 31 political parties, which attended the recent talks with the president, to propose five names each for the next chief election commissioner and four commissioners. The parties were asked to place the names before the additional secretary of the Cabinet Division by January 31.The search committee, at its first meeting at the Supreme Court Judges' Lounge in the capital yesterday, also decided to sit with 12 eminent personalities at 4pm tomorrow (Monday) to take their opinions to reconstitute the EC. The eminent personalities are – former High Court judge Md Abdur Rashid, former vice-chancellors of Dhaka University Prof Dr AK Azad Chowdhury and Prof SMA Faiz, Prof Serajul Islam Choudhury,…

‘Woman’s death not by accident, but a murder’

‘Woman’s death not by accident, but a murder’

The woman, whose body the police sent to the Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) morgue early yesterday saying that she had died in a road crash, was actually shot dead. Shahnaj Begum, who claimed to be the elder sister of the slain woman, said the victim's name was Rani, hailing from Sylhet district.…
DSCC undertakes project to generate energy from wastes

DSCC undertakes project to generate energy from wastes

Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) has undertaken a Taka 749-crore project to generate energy by burning wastes of the capital. The project has been adopted as per the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's directive over the management of city wastes, DSCC Assistant Engineer (waste) AHM Abdullah Harun…
Looming threat of 
climate change

Looming threat of climate change

According to a recently released study, sponsored by a UN organsation revealed that Bangladesh would be one of most severely-affected victims of the global warming phenomenon. The next decade will see a rise in the sea level leading to increasing incidences of floods and cyclones. This is most alarming…
Of turbans and jackets

Of turbans and jackets

It is true Jawaharlal Nehru, India’s Prime Minister got attention but it was less his achkan, knee length coat, and more his rose in its buttonhole that captured people’s imagination. But that was then.   Later his daughter, Indira Gandhi, who ruled India as Prime Minister, did…
One card, many rides

One card, many rides

With Dhaka’s first Metro Railway expected to roll out by 2019, the Dhaka Transport Coordination Authority (DTCA) has revived its two-year-old plan of providing seamless travel using a common smart card-based ticket for all modes of public transport. With a common smart card, Dhaka’s commuters…
Fear and rage on US-Mexico border

Fear and rage on US-Mexico border

At this busy border crossing between the United States and Mexico, it's hard to find anyone with positive words about President Donald Trump's vow to build a wall between the two countries, reports AFP. Holding true to his campaign promise, the Republican billionaire ordered US officials this…
‘6th Lux RTV Award’ conferred

‘6th Lux RTV Award’ conferred

With dazzling performances from the country’s prominent artistes, and in the presence of noted cultural personalities, eminent guests and stars, the ‘6th Lux RTV Star Award’ was held at the International Convention City in Bashundhara in the capital on Friday. It was a spectacular…
Mushfiqur Rahim boosts Bangladesh hopes

Mushfiqur Rahim boosts Bangladesh hopes

Bangladesh have no major injury scare ahead of their upcoming one-off Test against the neighbouring Indian side though team management face a tough call to get players ready in mentally and physically. The recently concluded tour in New Zealand was an injury-laden tour for Bangladesh with as many as…
‘Stern action to be taken against mischief makers’

‘Stern action to be taken against mischief makers’

GAIBANDHA: Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said here yesterday stern action would be taken against the persons who would make mischief against the government and the party, reports BSS.Quader made the comment while addressing a warm clothes distribution…
Petrobangla backs 
IOC staff claim

Petrobangla backs IOC staff claim

Petrobangla feels that US oil giant Chevron should distribute 5 per cent of its profit among its staff. Chevron Bangladesh Employees’ Union (CBEU) filed a writ petition with the High Court (HC) Division, complaining that Chevron Bangladesh has not shared a due part of its profit with its employees.…
The Doomsday Clock just advanced, ‘thanks to Trump’

The Doomsday Clock just advanced, ‘thanks to Trump’

It's now 2.5 minutes to “midnight,” according to the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, which warned Thursday that the end of humanity may be near. The group behind the famed Doomsday Clock announced at a news conference that it was adjusting the countdown to the End of it All by moving…
Poll
Today's Question »
State minister for power Nasrul Hamid yesterday said everyone to have access to electricity by June. Do you think the feat achievable by the timeframe?
 Yes
 No
 No Comment
Yes 49.5%
No 46.4%
No Comment 4.1%
Most Viewed
Digital Edition
Archive
SunMonTueWedThuFri Sat
01
02030405060708
09101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30

Copyright © All right reserved.

Editor : M. Shamsur Rahman

Published by the Editor on behalf of Independent Publications Limited at Media Printers, 446/H, Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1215.
Editorial, News & Commercial Offices : Beximco Media Complex, 149-150 Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1208, Bangladesh. GPO Box No. 934, Dhaka-1000.

Editor : M. Shamsur Rahman
Published by the Editor on behalf of Independent Publications Limited at Media Printers, 446/H, Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1215.
Editorial, News & Commercial Offices : Beximco Media Complex, 149-150 Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1208, Bangladesh. GPO Box No. 934, Dhaka-1000.

Disclaimer & Privacy Policy
....................................................
About Us
....................................................
Contact Us
....................................................
Advertisement
....................................................
Subscription

Powered by : Frog Hosting