Like the pre-January 5 election period, two major parties Awami League and BNP have again been engaged in adopting conflicting strategy of counteracting. Known as opponent of each other, both of these two major parties are now moving with the strategy of putting each other under pressure. In the face of BNP’s threat of movement, the ruling party is saying that the movement will be dealt with severely. On the other hand, both the parties are similarly busy trying to get the support of foreign powers. AL is not ready to give election unless compelled to do so under intimidation. Rather, the ruling party is using different tactics to subdue BNP. On the contrary after... more ›
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said she felt bad when she came to know that militants are hatching conspiracies against Bangladesh taking shelter in West Bengal, India, reports UNB. “I felt bad when I came to know that the militants are hatching conspiracies against Bangladesh and its government after taking shelter in the West Bengal,” she said in an interview with Indian newspaper Anandabazar Patrika. The newspaper published the interview in its website on Friday afternoon. The Prime Minister said the West Bengal’s people who extended their all-out support during the Bangladesh’s Liberation of War in 1971... more ›
Bangladesh could manage only 55 votes in its favour one week ahead of International Telecommunication Union (ITU) election. After winning in the UN Human Rights Council election, State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md Shahriar Alam went to Busan of South Korea from New York. State Minister for ICT Junaid Ahmed Palak got engaged in a campaign programme there to bag more votes. The two state ministers and other concerned officials calculated that Bangladesh needed another 100 votes for winning the contest. Officials concerned including two state ministers separately selected the countries to keep close contact for convincing the respective representatives. During the conference in Busan, representatives of Bangladesh met representatives of different countries for seeking... more ›
Poor and illiterate people, who come to the capital from rural and remote areas of the country in the hope of getting better treatment, often fall into the trap of fake doctors. It is learnt from different sources concerned that those people receiving treatment from such doctors fall sick and develop various side effects instead of being cured. They said fake doctors use various medical degrees in their nameplates to allure the poor and illiterate patients. In recent times, eight fake physicians and their employer were held by a mobile court in the city’s Mohammadpur area. One physician, who has given his identity as a senior dentist, had been providing... more ›
As different banned militant outfits are reportedly trying to reorganise, law-enforcers arrested chief coordinator of Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) along with four sidekicks in Sirajganj early Friday. The arrested were identified as Abdun Nur, chief coordinator of JMB and four Ehsar members Nurul Islam, Nuruzzaman Arif, Abul Kalam Azad and Faruq Ahmed. On a tip-off, a team of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) conducted a drive at Syed Mansur Ali Railway Station in Sirajganj around 3:00am and nabbed them along with bombs and bomb-making materials. The seized items include 49 primary detonators, 26 electronic detonators,... more ›
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