Tuesday 21 August 2018 ,
Tuesday 21 August 2018 ,
Latest News
  • Road crashes claim 15 lives in Narsingdi, Feni
  • 52 Bangladeshis pilgrims have so far died in Saudi
  • Safe road movement: 9 more students freed from Keraniganj jail
  • Khalishpur Meghna oil depot catches fire, 3 killed
  • Truck-microbus collision kills 6 in Feni
  • Myanmar tactfully delaying Rohingya repatriation
  • Movement for safe roads: 25 students get bail
Lead News

No quota in govt jobs anymore

No quota in govt jobs anymore
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday announced that there will be no quota system in government jobs anymore, reports UNB. "The quota system is abolished for stopping repeated sufferings (of common people due to movements) and avoiding repeated movements and disturbances. This is a clear word," she said while responding to a supplementary question during the question-answer session in parliament. The Prime Minister said, "If we go for reform (of the quota system now), another one (group) will come up after a few days and say we want further reform." She said the question of reform will come if the quota system exists and there will be no talks about reform if it does not exist. "So, there's no need for having…

Front Page
Quota stir cripples country
Quota stir cripples country
Staff Reporter The students’ movement for quota reformation virtually crippled the country, especially…

Major reshuffle in civil admin

Major reshuffle in civil admin

The government carried out a major reshuffle of secretary-level posts in different ministries yesterday. The move impacted 20 high officials, including eight secretaries of different ministries. Of the 20, four additional secretaries were posted as acting secretaries in different ministries and divisions,…
RU Prof Rezaul murder verdict May 8

RU Prof Rezaul murder verdict May 8

The verdict in the AFM Rezaul Karim Siddique murder case will be announced on May 8. The professor of the English Department of Rajshahi University was killed near his house in the Shalbagan area of Rajshahi. After hearing arguments, Sherin Kobita Akhter, justice of the Rajshahi Speedy Trial Tribunal,…
Rise in RMG export

Rise in RMG export

Though minimal, the 9.11 per cent rise in the export of Bangladesh’s readymade garments is encouraging and this trend of growth should continue for placing the sector even firmer footing. After the Rana Plaza tragedy in 2011, in the face of worldwide criticism, many assumed that Bangladesh’s…
Stop molesting women

Stop molesting women

Dhaka metropolitan police has announced that the rallies of Pahela Baishakh within the campus of Dhaka University and adjoining areas are to be stopped when the bell tolls five in the afternoon. This order has been made to safeguard the modesty of women, because darkness or insufficient light at a place…
ADB projects 7pc GDP growth in current FY

ADB projects 7pc GDP growth in current FY

Bangladesh's gross domestic product (GDP) will be 7 per cent in the current fiscal year (2017-'18) while 7.2 per cent in the next fiscal as its economy looks to be in a very good shape, says the Asian Development Bank (ADB), reports UNB. "The GDP growth is expected to be moderate 7.0 per…
Missiles ‘will be coming’: Trump

Missiles ‘will be coming’: Trump

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump said yesterday that “missiles will be coming” in response to an alleged chemical attack in Syria, defying Russian warnings against a strike, reports AFP. However Syria described Trump’s threats of missile strikes on the country in response to an…
Nagorik Natya Sampradaya to hold three-day festival

Nagorik Natya Sampradaya to hold three-day festival

Nagorik Natya Sampradaya, one of the most prominent theatre troupes in the country, is going to hold a three-day festival to celebrate the troupe’s golden jubilee and to mark four decades of staging plays on a regular basis by selling tickets. The festival will take place from April 13 to 15 on…
South Zone in command

South Zone in command

Prime Bank South Zone put them in commanding position against Islami Bank East Zone on the second day of the Bangladesh Cricket League’s (BCL) fourth round game at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium yesterday. After racking up 403 in the first innings, the South Zone reduced the East Zone…
Bumper pumpkin output brings smile to 26 ‘char’ families

Bumper pumpkin output brings smile to 26 ‘char’ families

LALMONIRHAT: Bumper production of pumpkin in the sandy-barren ‘char’ lands has brought smile to 26 poor families of Dakshin Balapara Kutirpar ‘char’ village under Aditmari upazila here to change their fortune, reports BSS. Earlier, these poor and landless people, including women,…
257 dead as plane crashes in Algeria

257 dead as plane crashes in Algeria

An Algerian military plane crashed and caught fire yesterday killing 257 people, mostly army personnel and members of their families, officials said, reports AFP from Boufarik. An AFP photographer at the scene saw the charred wreckage of the plane in a field near the Boufarik airbase from where the…
Poll
Today's Question »
TIB has expressed concerns over a new act that restricts ACC powers in arresting govt officials. Do you support the anti-graft watchdog?
 Yes
 No
 No Comment
Yes 95.4%
No 4.0%
No Comment 0.7%
Most Viewed
Digital Edition
Archive
SunMonTueWedThuFri Sat
01020304
05060708091011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031
Publications

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