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Security lapses in BB blamed

Special Correspondent  :The security and oversight function of the Central Bank has come under question again following the allegation of gold stock anomalies in its highly secured vault kept by

SC recognised full freedom about govt quota policy

SC recognised full freedom about govt quota policy

The quota system is not part of a law but a government policy. The Supreme Court's order rejected the writ petition holding quota system is a matter of policy.

 Protests to continue

Protests to continue

DU Correspondent :A section of Dhaka University (DU) students on Wednesday morning protested the recent attack on teachers and students of different universities.Under the banner of "All combined departments", the

Rohingyas face triple threat: IOM

Head of the UN Migration Agency William Lacy Swing has said almost a million Rohingyas living in Bangladesh face a triple threat of extreme weather, funding shortfalls and uncertainty about

Khaleda`s bail extended till July 26

Staff Reporter :The High Court (HC) on Wednesday extended till July 26 its earlier order that granted bail to BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in the Zia Orphanage Trust case. The

Trump defends meeting with Putin and press confce

US President Donald Trump has defended his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, amid a backlash over his performance.On Twitter, Mr Trump condemned "haters" who did not want him getting

Robert Miller to replace Bernicat as US envoy

Robert Miller to replace Bernicat as US envoy

Earl Robert Miller is likely to be the next US Ambassador to Bangladesh replacing Ambassador Marcia Bernicat who will leave Dhaka soon ending her tenure.Marcia Bernicat became the US Ambassador

BD shop owner in Florida shot dead

BD shop owner in Florida shot dead

A Bangladeshi store owner has been shot dead in Florida in a case that local police described as a robbery. His friends said, it was a hate crime.According to the

HSC results today

Staff Reporter :The results of Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and its equivalent examinations, 2018 will be published today.Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid will formally hand over the results to the

US grand jury indicts woman on charges of being Russian agent

US grand jury indicts woman on charges of being Russian agent

Reuters, Washington :A U.S. grand jury returned an indictment against a Russian woman on Tuesday, and added a charge accusing her of acting as a Russian government agent while developing

Quota reform leader Tarek put on remand

A court here on Tuesday placed Tariqul Islam Tarek, a leader of the quota reform movement, on a one-day remand in a case filed for obstructing police from discharging their

EC is irrelevant for free election: To hope anything from EC is deception

The Election Commission on Monday asked law enforcement agencies not to arrest political activists without warrant ahead of the mayoral elections in Rajshahi, Sylhet, and Barishal cities slated for

Three people including a child were killed, 15 others injured when a bus hit a 'Leguna' near Berulia Beribandh at Rupnagar in city's Mirpur area on Tuesday. Photo shows Leguna was totally smashed.

Three people including a child were killed, 15 others injured when a bus hit a 'Leguna' near Berulia Beribandh at Rupnagar in city's Mirpur area on Tuesday. Photo shows Leguna was totally smashed.

Economic pains to linger

Special Correspondent  :Economists on Tuesday expressed serious concern over costly foreign borrowing on implementing first track mega projects saying it would push up external debts to highly risky level inviting

Obama points to ‘uncertain times‘ in speech after Trump conference

Obama points to ‘uncertain times‘ in speech after Trump conference

Chicago Tribune :Former U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday was making his highest-profile speech since leaving office, urging people around the world to respect human rights and other values under

HRW urges Myanmar to address illegal land confiscations

Al Jazeera News :Myanmar's government "should promptly address illegal land confiscations, compensate aggrieved parties, and reform laws to protect people against future abuses", Human Rights Watch (HRW) has said in

Trump defends Russia over poll interference

Trump defends Russia over poll interference

There has been a barrage of criticism in the US after President Donald Trump defended Russia over claims of interference in the 2016 elections.At a summit with Russian President Vladimir

UK for fair, peaceful elections in BD

The United Kingdom has said they will continue to stress long-term importance to Bangladesh's development of "free, fair, inclusive and peaceful" elections, says a new report.In its Bangladesh chapter of

14-party leaders call for solving quota problem

Staff Reporter  :Leaders of Awami League-led 14-party alliance on Tuesday called for resolving the problem created over the situation centering the movement for reformation of quotas in public service.The alliance

14-party leaders call for solving quota problem

Staff Reporter :Leaders of Awami League-led 14-party alliance on Tuesday called for resolving the problem created over the situation centering the movement for reformation of quotas in public service.The alliance

Students decry attacks on quota demo

Students decry attacks on quota demo

Students of Dhaka University on Tuesday staged demonstration protesting the recent attack on the students and teachers and demanding resignation of the Proctor Prof AKM Golam Rabbani for his 'failure'

DU proctor receives 'death threat'

Dhaka University Proctor Prof AKM Golam Rabbani reportedly received a death threat on Tuesday.The university authorities filed a general diary with Shahbagh Police Station over the matter.Contacted, the DU proctor

Nawaz, Maryam, Safdar file appeals against imprisonment verdict

Dawn.com :Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz, and son-in-law retired Captain Mohammad Safdar challenged their convictions by an accountability court in the Avenfield corruption reference in the

Punish attackers of teachers, students

Punish attackers of teachers, students

Staff Reporter :Students at Dhaka, Jahangirnagar and Rajshahi Universities yesterday held human chain and protested attack by ruling party student activists on students and teachers in Dhaka University campus on

Another Quota reformist missing

Staff Reporter :Quota reformist leader Tarek Rahman was being followed by plainclothes men before he went missing on Saturday, his parents have claimed.Tarek's parents Abdul Latif and Shahana Begum brought

Police in dark about killing

Staff Reporter :Police are still in a dark about the killing of the ruling party's youth front Jubo League (JL) activist Kazi Rashed in the city's Mohakhali area early Sunday.The

Apparels usher new hopes

Kazi Zahidul Hasan  :Bangladesh's exports to Indian increased by 30 per cent in the just concluded fiscal year on account of apparel products' sturdy performance, which enjoys duty-free access to

 US seeks better ties with Russia

US seeks better ties with Russia

US President Donald Trump has said that getting on with Russia is "a good thing, not a bad thing" at the start of his first summit with Vladimir Putin.Mr Trump

5 'kidnappers' held, victim rescued

Staff Reporter :Law enforcers arrested five suspects from Kamarpara of Uttara in the capital on Sunday night on charge of kidnapping a Sales Representative of Shah Cement Company from the

IOM assures BD of total support

Diplomatic Correspondent  :Director General of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) William Lacy Swing on Monday said that the IOM would extend all kinds of support to Bangladesh for the