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Fresh move to form third alliance

Fresh move to form third alliance
There is a fresh move to forge a third political alliance with some political parties outside the orbit of the two major alliances led by the Awami League (AL) and the BNP, according to sources. “An outline of forging the alliance has already been prepared. The announcement of the new alliance is likely to be given by this month after its finalisation. Top leaders of the parties concerned will also be consulted in this regard,” said a senior leader of Bikalpa Dhara Bangladesh. The leader also said discussions are on, but the final decision has not yet been taken. Top leaders of the parties concerned will sit together after the return of Gana Forum president Dr Kamal Hossain from abroad. “This will be a programme-based electoral…

SC adjourns Niko appeal seeking stay on HC order

SC adjourns Niko appeal seeking stay on HC order

The Supreme Court yesterday  adjourned till December 7 the hearing on the appeal filed by Niko seeking stay on the High Court order that declared its (Niko) two deals with Bapex and Petrobangla illegal, reports UNB. The five-member Appellate Division bench, led by acting Chief Justice Abdul Wahhab…
Govt working for teachers’ skill development: Minister

Govt working for teachers’ skill development: Minister

The government is working to improve professional skills of all teachers in the country, said Primary and Mass Education Minister Mostafizur Rahman yesterday, reports UNB. “Adequate scope is being created for professional skills development of all teachers,” he said at the inaugural function…
Tapping country’s 
maritime resources

Tapping country’s maritime resources

President Abdul Hamid on Wednesday said there is no alternative to unlock the huge potentials of the country’s vast sea area while using the maritime resources for the nation’s further development. He came up with the remarks while speaking at a commissioning function of four warships which…
Bangladesh: The Rohingya influx 
and the aftermath

Bangladesh: The Rohingya influx and the aftermath

Southeastern region of Bangladesh adjacent to Myanmar and India seems to be the most complex geo-political landscape so far as the cross-border movement of the people of different ethnicities of south and South-East Asia are concerned. Any such movements, in recent history, when ended in final migration…
Taking WB loan to tackle Rohingya crisis not a wise move: Experts

Taking WB loan to tackle Rohingya crisis not a wise move: Experts

It will not be a wise decision to take loan from the World Bank (WB) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to rehabilitate the Rohingyas, said economists. Former governor of Bangladesh Bank, Dr Salehuddin Ahmed, said the government should not take any loan to rehabilitate the Rohingya refugees as…

Thousands of schools closed as smog envelopes India, Pakistan

NEW DELHI: Schools closed across large swathes of north India yesterday as a hazardous fog of toxic pollution cloaked the region for a third day, with growing calls for urgent government action to tackle what doctors are calling a public health emergency, reports AFP. Punjab’s government said…
Nooran Sisters back again to enthral audience tonight

Nooran Sisters back again to enthral audience tonight

Today, on the second day of the Dhaka International Folk Fest 2017, Nooran Sisters--two prodigy girls from a small village of Jalandhar--will perform tonight at the Bangladesh Army Stadium in the capital. The amazing Nooran Sisters, Jyoti Nooran and Sultana Nooran, will be the final performers of the…
Foreign players dominate
in BPL Sylhet phase

Foreign players dominate in BPL Sylhet phase

The first phase of the Bangladesh Premier League(BPL) was crammed with excitement surprise and incident ended in Sylhet on Wednesday. The hillock-girt Sylhet International Cricket Stadium (SICS) hosted eight BPL matches for the first time in the last five days including a break day, whereby foreign…
25 training centres 
remain abandoned

25 training centres remain abandoned

A total of 25 public auditoriums in Jhenidah, established by the Department of Social Services (DSS) for the training of rural women, have been left abandoned for over two decades, resulting in their decay and gradual ruination. According to sources in the DSS, 25 buildings had been built between 1981…
Minister seeks help from neighbours

Minister seeks help from neighbours

Water resources minister Anisul Islam Mahmud has said it is not possible to implement the ‘Delta Plan 2100’ without a basin-wise approach with the cooperation of India, Nepal and Bhutan. “There is no water in the Teesta river during the dry season. This is a major problem for Bangladesh.…
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