Bashundhara Group (BG) is building the country’s largest mosque at Bashundhara Residential Area in the capital. The construction work of the 10-storey ‘Bashundhara Central Mosque’ was inaugurated on Friday. Once built, some 50,000 devotees will be able to offer prayers at a time in the imposing mosque. In presence of Bashundhara Group Chairman Ahmed Akbar Sobhan, the construction work was inaugurated by eminent Islamic scholar and founder of the Islamic Research Centre Bangladesh Faqihul Millat Mufti Abdur Rahman after Juma prayer. The minaret of the mosque will rise 120 feet into the sky. The... more ›
Jamaat-e-Islami, the key ally of the BNP-led 20-party opposition alliance, is reportedly posing a threat to BNP in politics as the Islamist party is tactfully dominating many areas of BNP monopoly across the country. Jamaat is devouring BNP in politics day by day through establishing their supremacy in the party’s strongholds by taking chances of being the key ally of the alliance. Asked weather Jamaat is influencing BNP politics, BNP senior leader Mahbubur Rahman told daily sun, “I think that Jamaat is only a part of the alliance. And the alliance is only for movement for an election. Jamaat and BNP are two different political parties.” “BNP is a big political party... more ›
Crude bombs going off every other day in West Bengal is nothing but an investment invitation gone wrong, intelligence sources said, reports Times of India. Long before Modi’s call to foreign companies to manufacture in India, Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee is said to have extended the offer saying “Come, make in Paschim Banga”. But the idea bombed, literally. “The invitation extended by Didi was taken up by terrorists who started manufacturing all kinds of explosives in the state,” a senior officer of the Notional Intelligence Agency (NIA) said. “Terrorists, mainly from Bangladesh, in collaboration with local sleeper cells, have set up bomb-making factories on an industrial scale in the state,” added the... more ›
NAYPYIDAW: Myanmar’s parliament will consider amending the country’s constitution — which currently bars opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi from becoming president — ahead of crucial elections next year, an official said Friday. Suu Kyi is trying to change key sections of Myanmar’s charter ahead of 2015 polls that are widely expected to be won by her National League for Democracy (NLD), if they are free and fair, after decades of disastrous military rule. The move to moot constitutional reform was discussed during unprecedented talks between President Thein Sein and his political rivals, including Suu Kyi, as well as top army brass and election officials. “They agreed to discuss the issue of... more ›
BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia will address a public rally in Natore today to mobilise public support for an anti-government movement demanding an early poll under a non-party administration. The BNP chief will leave her Gulshan office in the capital in the morning. On arrival at the district town, she will address the public rally at Nabab Siraj-Ud-Doulah College ground in the afternoon. “A public rally will be held in Natore today which will be organised by the BNP-led 20-party alliance. Khaleda Zia will start her journey for Natore from her Gulshan office around 10:00am today,” said BNP joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi at a press conference in the city on Thursday. ... more ›
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